In today’s day and age of health scares and uncertainty, doing whatever it takes to safeguard yourself and your surrounding environment is always a good idea. Constant and thorough hand washing with soap, coughing and sneezing into the fold of your arm and away from others is a great way to keep yourself and others safe. When it comes to surrounding environments products such as antibacterial glass products are making waves, so much so in fact that the market for those particular products is on a steady rise.
“The global antibacterial glass market size was evaluated at $ 160.1 million for 2015 and is predicted to be more than $ 270 million by end of the forecast period, according to the recent report from Fractovia. A few years ago scientists at Yonsei University in Seoul, capital of South Korea, invented a method by applying layer of silver ions to glass coating to hinder the development of pathogenic bacteria like Campylobacter jejuni, Escherichia coli and Salmonella typhimurium. The global antibacterial glass market is segmented into key geographical regions including North America, Latin America, Asia Pacific, Europe and MEA. North American market is predicted to register a CAGR of 6.5% during the forecast period. Growth of the region can be credited to factors like rising focus on hospital segment, availability of best research & development facility, accessibility of modern systems, favourable government policies and growing awareness about the benefits of its utility among the population of the region.”
The more aware we are about our own actions to maintain health and the products created to facilitate healthier environments, the better off we all will be.