Perma-Kleen Press Release- Dec 2013

The Ericson Manufacturing Company Revolutionizes Wiring Device Microbial Protection

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Willoughby, OH
December 12, 2013:

Ericson Manufacturing is pleased to announce a revolutionary step in the fight against bacterial contamination and growth on temporary wiring devices with the introduction of Perma-KleenTM Anti-microbial Plugs and Connectors.

Perma-KleenTM Anti-microbial Wiring Devices provide a new and innovative approach to controlling microbial growth by embedding anti-microbial additives directly in the polymer to provide continual, long lasting protection. Inhibiting the growth of harmful and potentially deadly bacterial contamination is an ongoing task at any food or beverage processing facility and this can finally be achieved, on a continual basis, utilizing Ericson’s revolutionary anti-microbial wiring devices.

“Ericson is excited to be leading the industry with these innovative products capable of delivering exceptional protection against microbial growth, even on hidden hard to clean surfaces,” said Jon Semancik, Ericson’s Product Manager. “Independent testing reveals the ability of these devices to inhibit the growth of harmful bacteria, such as Escherichia (E. Coli) and Staphylococcus (Staph),reducing surface bacteria by >99.98%, providing long lasting benefits to manufacturers beyond traditional cleaning methods.”

The embedded anti-microbial additives are resistant to high pressure hose-down as well as strong cleaning agents. Additionally, they continue to inhibit the growth of bacteria, mold, mildew and fungi even when nicked or scraped, which causes additional anti-microbial additives to bloom to the surface. Ideal for new or existing installations, these cost effective solutions deliver unparalleled confidence and peace of mind from knowing that every possible step has been taken to protect consumers.

Perma-Kleen Anti-microbial Wiring Devices are ideal for a wide range of food processing applications including poultry, beef, pork and seafood processing, food packaging and preparation, agricultural processing, beverage processing and health care. “Made in the USA”, Perma-KleenTM Series of Anti-microbial Plugs and Connectors follow a proud history of domestic manufacturing at Ericson where exceptional workmanship and quality, along with the highest levels of product availability, ensure unmatched Customer responsiveness and satisfaction.

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About Ericson Manufacturing

Ericson Manufacturing Company is a world-class leader in portable electrical power distribution and temporary lighting solutions. Our commitment to delivering safe and innovative products, which is demonstrated by UL, ETL, CSA listings and NEC/CEC and OSHA Code compliance, is incorporated into every design. ISO 9001 certification, 24/7 emergency customer support, and professional application engineering support ensures that our customers receive the highest quality products and customer experience possible. Since 1918 the company, based in Willoughby, Ohio, has delivered unsurpassed service and solutions to industrial and commercial customers. Ericson’s solutions energize, illuminate, protect and connect. For additional information please visit