CapaCare Protect: Caparol Arabia’s innovative anti-microbial paint tested and proven to help the fight against Coronavirus
- CapaCare Protect was tested in a US laboratory and was proven to kill 99.9% of virus particles on walls painted with it
- Only paint in the region to be laboratory tested and proven to fight coronavirus
- CapaCare Protect was developed by experts across four countries – UAE, Germany, UK and USA
- Manufactured in UAE and already successfully being used in commercial projects, residential areas, hospitals and schools across the Middle East
Dubai, UAE 04 August 2020: Caparol Arabia, Middle East’s leading German paint manufacturer, today announced it has successfully tested CapaCare Protect, one of its flagship and innovative paint products, to demonstrate its use in the fight against Coronavirus. The tests were conducted in the United States and proved the efficacity of the solution in curbing the spread of coronavirus and other microbes. These tests follow the successful launch of the product in the UAE market in April 2020.
The premium interior emulsion CapaCare Protect is the only paint in the region with 99.9% kill rate against Human Coronavirus and H1N1 influenzae A. The reports were tested as per American and Japanese standards in two independent ISO 17025 laboratories in USA, approved and accredited by the International Antimicrobial Council.
Martin Rosocha, Managing Director at Caparol Arabia said: “Caparol is committed to developing environmentally friendly solutions that contribute to comfortable living, healthier and more energy efficient spaces. Since the beginning of the pandemic, our expert solutions team have joined the fight against the virus with the introduction of CapaCare Protect, a premium anti-microbial paint suited for homes, hospitals, clinics and day-care centers. These efforts paid off and we have now proved that we have a solid solution that can effectively kill 99.9% of coronavirus particles. This is a ground-breaking development and we are delighted to now make the paint available across the region to secure and protect the walls of as many residents as we can.”
CapaCare Protect is manufactured in our production plant in the UAE and has already been used over the past three months on various projects including commercial, residential areas, hospitals and schools. The demand for the product is on the rise and its production is expected to further increase following the news around positive tests to combat coronavirus.
According to global real estate advisors Savills, the Middle East has seen an impressive rise in the number of construction projects over the past decade, and this number is only set to increase with close to USD two trillion worth of projects planned and in the pipeline in the region. In this context, modern methods of construction and the solutions employed will play a vital role in ensuring the sustainable development of our cities.
Mowaffaq Balish, Commercial Director at Caparol Arabia adds: “Ultimately, Caparol wants to play a key role in supporting the positive development of the region and reflect governmental shift towards a green economy. We are seeing more and more developers keen to make projects more efficient and sustainable. There’s a real opportunity to help them improve the performance and safety of their buildings and enhance the experience of residents with our innovative solutions.”
Caparol offers over 125 years of global experience and has been family-owned for five generations. The brand was founded in Germany with the invention of emulsion paint technology, which transformed the way people painted buildings and homes. Caparol Arabia was established in 1999 in Dubai and is part of global company DAW, which has 6,000 employees and is present in over 40 countries.
About Caparol Arabia
Caparol Paints LLC develops, produces and markets high quality emulsions, enamels, decorative and structural coatings as well as insulation technology.
Caparol, the premium brand of DAW entered the Middle East market in 1999 with its technologically advanced, modern and sustainable product range. Headquartered in Ober-Ramstadt, Germany, DAW Group is one of the largest private paint manufacturer in Europe and has a global presence through various brands of which Caparol is the leading brand for Architectural and Decorative paints in Europe and market leader in Germany.
With a production plant in Dubai, Caparol is spearheading the drive of architectural creativity in the Middle East and African Countries. The striped elephant has been synonymous with reliability, technical expertise and outstanding product performance. Our Stone finishes have gained remarkable acceptance by GCC markets and is the best product in the region since 20 years.
In 2019, Caparol Paints marked its twentieth anniversary of successful operations in the region. Some of our prestigious projects include GEMS International School, Akoya by Damac, Rove Hotels, Nshama Town Square, La Ville Hotel and Resorts – Citywalk, BoxPark, The Ritz Carlton DIFC, Sofitel Hotel JBR, Shorooq Mirdif, Jumeirah Village Triangle Villas, Al Araimi Boulevard Mall, Nizwa Souq, Eco-House Complex Muscat, Sultan Qaboos Youth Sports Complex, Rusayl Garden, Royal Oman Police Complex – Quram, Mosaic Towers – AL Khuwair, Hotel Golden Tulip – Nizwa, etc. and we look forward to supporting the region with Innovative, Eco-friendly and Sustainable solutions for a Healthier living.
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