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Olin Brass expands its antimicrobial copper product line through a collaboration with Aereus Technologies


Olin Brass and Aereus Technologies are teaming up to launch CuVerro
Shield™ by Aereus Technologies - a new solid antimicrobial copper alloy
solution that kills
99.9% of bacteria
and can be used to enhance nearly any form, shape,
or type of solid surface material - including metals, heat-sensitive
wood composites, tiles, polymers, and plastics.

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Chair armrests with CuVerro Shield by Aereus Technologies (Photo: Business Wire)

Chair armrests with CuVerro Shield by Aereus Technologies (Photo: Business Wire)

CuVerro® works with innovative manufacturers in healthcare,
fitness, and other industries to bring an antimicrobial benefit to their
product lines. CuVerro® antimicrobial copper kills bacteria
24/7 and is registered to make public health claims with both the EPA in
the United States and the PMRA in Canada. CuVerro® is
available in a broad range of configurations including strip, sheet,
rod, tube, foil, and ingot. Due to a breakthrough new technology, the
addition of CuVerro Shield™ to the product portfolio enables CuVerro®
to easily incorporate its bacteria-killing copper solution into the
production and manufacturing processes of its customers.

"The launch of CuVerro Shield™ represents a strategic expansion of the
CuVerro® product portfolio and reinforces the brand's
leadership position in the category. Collaborating with a strong partner
like Aereus Technologies has enabled us to bring insight-based
innovation to the marketplace in service of our customers," says Anthony
Kulik, Director of Growth & Business Development at Olin Brass. "CuVerro
Shield™ is a game-changing innovation that broadens the reach of
antimicrobial copper to an endless set of applications around the
globe," adds Ryan Peyman, Chief Financial Officer at Aereus Technologies.

Contact us today at
or 877.311.2883 to learn more about CuVerro Shield™ by Aereus

About CuVerro®
and Olin Brass

CuVerro® antimicrobial copper is a product offering from Olin Brass, a
division of GBC Metals, LLC, which is a key part of Global Brass and
Copper Holdings, Inc. Global Brass and Copper Holdings, Inc. is a
leading, value-added converter, fabricator, processor, and distributor
of specialized non-ferrous products in North America. We engage in metal
melting and casting, rolling, drawing, extruding, welding, stamping, and
coating to fabricate finished and semi-finished alloy products from
processed scrap, virgin metals, and other refined metals. Our products
include a wide range of sheet, strip, foil, rod, tube, painted and
fabricated metal component products. Olin Brass products are used in a
variety of applications across diversified markets, including the
building and housing, munitions, automotive, transportation, coinage,
electronics/electrical components, industrial machinery and equipment
and general consumer markets.

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About Aereus

Aereus Technologies Inc. is an Ontario, Canada-based manufacturing
company, specializing in antimicrobial copper solutions. Through their
proprietary process, Aereus creates a thin, solid copper alloy layer
that kills harmful bacteria on contact and can be applied to almost any
solid surface. Aereus Technologies is also the owner of Interspec
Systems Ltd., which manufactures hospital headwalls and accessories at
their facility in Rosemont, Ontario and Alspec Industries, an ISO
9001-2000 certified metal fabricator. For more information about Aereus,
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