Monday, April 14, 2008 - Troy Corporation announces today the introduction of an innovative, water based bactericide, Troysan® 1050, designed to inhibit the growth of microorganisms on coated surfaces. This new product is useful for imparting bacterial resistance to surfaces as measured by a significant reduction in the average bacteria counts found on the surface. Troysan® 1050 is a unique BIT-based dispersion product intended to be a cost effective alternative to silver-based compounds. This new product has no solvents, no VOC, and no formaldehyde. In contrast to conventionally applied antibacterials Troysan® 1050 does not pose a risk of coating film discoloration.
Troysan® 1050 is the latest addition to Troy’s green family of biocides. “Troy’s environmentally responsible products are specially formulated to reduce hazards to individuals and the environment during production, transport and final application. Troysan® 1050 is a zero VOC, water based biocide that provides efficient antibacterial dry-film protection to various coatings without discoloration of the coating. Along with Troy’s complete line of Polyphase® broad spectrum, zero VOC fungicides and algaecides, Troysan® 1050 offers worldwide customers environmentally friendly solutions global regulatory support and improved performance for the complete protection of coatings.” stated David Faherty, Vice President Marketing.
In addition, Troysan® 1050 is part of Troy’s complete line of BIT containing preservatives which are designed to meet the demanding and changing needs of the market place. This product line includes Mergal® K10N, Mergal 680, Mergal BIT20, and now Troysan® 1050. Troy invites you to visit www.troycorp.com for complete details on this line of products. Troy Corporation is a leading global biocide supplier for a wide variety of allied markets
“We constantly strive to provide the markets we serve with the latest technology in the industry by providing solutions to tomorrows issues today” said Don Shaw, Vice President, Development “We are very excited to introduce this cost effective solution to the market place. Troysan® 1050 provides the safety and performance of silver based biocides – without the risk of film discoloration ”
Troy manufactures and markets environmentally sound performance products for a wide range of markets, including wood preservatives, metalworking fluids, building materials, and general coatings. The company has a complete line of preservatives and coatings additives designed to improve the performance of customer products. Troy’s high performance products comply with the most rigorous health and safety standards worldwide.
Founded in 1950, Troy Corporation specializes in biocides and additive products. The corporation's headquarters is located in Florham Park, NJ, with principal subsidiaries located in Canada, Latin America, Europe, and Asia. Troy has a network of agents and distributors that specialize in the needs of the industries that Troy serves.