SCM Metal Products, a Gibraltar Industries (NASDAQ: ROCK) company, and client, Cupron Inc., today announced that they have formed a joint venture â Cupron Advanced Materials — to manufacture products for anti-microbial applications.
The newly formed company will be based at the SCM manufacturing site in its own segregated building.
Under the joint venture, SCM will supply Cupron Advanced Materials with cuprous oxide made from recycled copper. Cupron Advanced Materials will use the powder as a component in a wide range of antimicrobial products. Major markets served by this joint venture include the healthcare, medical, military and apparel industries.
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