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Sentara Healthcare Opens Copper-Infused Hospital Wing to Improve Patient Care

(Reuters) Norfolk, VA – November 15, 2013 - As patient fears of hospital infections and superbugs continue to rise, one hospital in Norfolk, Va. is taking a unique approach to battling these issues – copper. Sentara Healthcare will open a new … Continue reading

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Large-Scale, Multi-Site Test of Copper-Based Antimicrobial-Protected Materials

RICHMOND, Va. – January 17, 2013 – Sentara Healthcare, Cupron, EOS Surfaces and Encompass Group are joining together to evaluate the clinical and economic effectiveness of deploying antimicrobial copper-based hard surfaces and textiles in a range of healthcare environments. This … Continue reading

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EPA Supports Claim that Cupron Enhanced EOS Can Kill 99.9% of Bacteria

RICHMOND, Va. and NORFOLK, Va. — October 24, 2012 —Cupron, creator of a copper-based antimicrobial technology, and EOS Surfaces, a solid surface manufacturer, jointly announce that their surface, Cupron Enhanced EOS Surfaces, has received the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) approval … Continue reading

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Block Tops Adds Gēos Recycled Glass Surface to Its Distribution Line

ĒOS Surfaces, LLC is excited to announce the addition of Block Tops to its growing list of GĒOS distributors. Block Tops is located in Anaheim, CA with branch offices also located in Sacramento and Vista. Block Tops, Inc. specializes in … Continue reading

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Antimicrobial Copper-Infused Countertop

Richmond Firm Helps Develop Germ-Fighting Countertop by Eleanor Kennedy August 20, 2012 Imagine a countertop that kills infection-causing bacteria and viruses on its own — forever. That’s what Richmond-based Cupron Inc. and Norfolk-based EOS Surfaces say they have developed. Copper … Continue reading

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Antimicrobial, Self-Cleaning Countertop

A Self-Cleaning Countertop? It’s Not Just Science Fiction August 9, 2012 By Eleanor Kennedy Imagine a countertop that kills infection-causing viruses and bacteria on its own, forever. That’s what Richmond-based Cupron and Norfolk-based EOS Surfaces say they’ve developed. Cupron, a … Continue reading

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Antimicrobial Copper-Infused Countertop in The Hospitalist

New Infection-Control Weapons Emerge by Larry Beresford New technology that infuses a copper oxide into hard surfaces or fabrics in order to boost infection control could soon become a major weapon in hospitals, according to the CEOs of two Virginia … Continue reading

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EOS Surfaces’ Recycled Glass Countertop in Home Depot

GEOS Recycled Glass Surface can now be found in Home Depot. The company launched GEOS in 55 stores in New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and Delaware in November 2011 and has already expanded to 400 stores. We are excited about the success and … Continue reading

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EOS Surfaces’ Antimicrobial Countertop Approved for Clinical Trials

Cupron, Inc. and EOS Surfaces, together with UVa Hospital in Charlottesville, VA, will launch the first clinical trial of Cupron Enhanced EOS Solid Surface. Installation will begin in the Surgical ICU patient rooms and nurses’ stations in early 2013 with … Continue reading

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Self-Cleaning Countertop?

Richmond-based Cupron has more than just germ fighting socks up its sleeve. Cupron and another Virginia company have teamed up to create a countertop that essentially cleans itself. The secret, Cupron Executive Chairman Paul Rocheleau said, is infusing the surface … Continue reading

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