Antimicrobial Safety Shields
the next-generation safety shield. AMGARD
is formulated with laboratory-tested silver ion antimicrobial
technology that protects the sheet surface from microorganism
The global COVID-19 pandemic has precipitated the
widespread deployment of the first generation of transparent
safety shields. Schools, retailers and restaurants,
have been looking for the next-generation of performance
plastic that would provide additional benefits for
safety shield installations by providing an additional line
of defense between cleanings.
“The deployment of safety shields is an important part
of reopening plans for businesses, schools and institutions,”
said Dr. Ted Trautman, technology director for
Plaskolite. “AMGARD protects the sheet against the
growth of microorganisms such as mold and mildew.
AMGARD delivers the dual benefit of a physical barrier
and an antimicrobial technology designed to protect the
“Responding to the unmet need of our customers and
our community for an antimicrobial surface, Plaskolite’s
New Product Development team rose to the challenge
and developed AMGARD,” said Ryan Schroder, president
and CEO of Plaskolite. “Thank you to our team who spent
long hours accelerating the development and testing of
this ground-breaking acrylic and polycarbonate sheet.”
Manufactured in the USA, AMGARD is available for
sale through Plaskolite distributors nationwide.
For more information, contact Jane Nash, Plaskolite,
LLC, 400 W Nationwide Blvd, Suite 400, Columbus, OH
43215, 800-848-9124/662-893-5409, E-mail: jane.nash@
plaskolite.com, Web: www.plaskolite.com.