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Sciessent Expands bluesign® Approved Offerings With Agion Active® XL

Wakefield, Mass. (March 14, 2018) - Sciessent, the leading provider of antimicrobial and odor adsorption solutions for the textile and apparel industries, today announced their partnership with bluesign® systems for their dual-function technology, Agion Active XL.

Continuing with their commitment to sustainable technologies, Sciessent has achieved bluesign® approval for their Agion Active® XL technology. This expands the partnership between Sciessent and bluesign across all of Sciessent’s offerings to the textile industry.

“Our focus remains on offering solutions that are environmentally responsible, while providing a high level of performance.” said Paul Ford, CEO with Sciessent. “We are driven to remain the industry leader in sustainable odor control technology for both our brand partners, and the end customer.”

Textile manufacturers who become bluesign® system partners agree to establish and follow management systems for improving environmental performance in five key areas of the production process: resource productivity, consumer safety, water emissions, air emissions, and occupational health and safety.

Sciessent’s Agion Active XL technology combines their Agion® Antimicrobial with their Lava XL odor adsorber to create the industry’s most robust odor control technology. There are two main sources of body odor – odor caused by bacteria, and odor vapors that come off the body. Agion Active XL addresses both sources keeping garments smelling fresh through log, repeated periods of activity.

For more information on Sciessent and Agion Active XL, please contact us at info@sciessent.com.

About Sciessent LLC
Sciessent is a leading provider of customized antimicrobial solutions that enhance the value of customers’ products. Agion® antimicrobial solutions from Sciessent have been incorporated into a wide range of healthcare, industrial, and consumer applications, including medical devices such as central-venous catheters and IV-access ports, drinking-water applications like water filters and ice-making equipment, and textiles and apparel. The company’s brands include Agion® Lava™ XL, Agion Active® XL, and Curb® PFC-free DWR. Sciessent customers include leading international brands including Vygon, Medegen, Scotsman, Everpure, Follett, Honeywell, 10X, REI, Drake Waterfowl, Adidas, Reebok, and Skechers.

About bluesign® Technologies:
The bluesign® system is the solution for a sustainable textile production. It eliminates harmful substances right from the beginning of the manufacturing process and sets and controls standards for an environmentally friendly and safe production. This not only ensures that the final textile product meets very stringent consumer safety requirements worldwide but also provides confidence to the consumer to acquire a sustainable product. bluesign technologies ag was founded in 2000. Since then, the bluesign® system has been adopted by worldwide leading textile manufacturers. Various significant key players of the chemical and machine industry rely on the bluesign® system. And well-known brands of the outdoor, sportswear and fashion industry rely on the extensive knowledge of bluesign technologies.