Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Grant Recipient:
V Technical Textiles
Technical Textiles (VTT) is a women-owned small business that manufactures products made from conductive textiles. VTT is also a R&D/designing house and testing lab for conductive textiles. VTT products include RF (radio frequency) protective enclosures, curtains, pouches and personal protection garments. Other products produced from VTT’s silver plated textiles are antimicrobial/antiviral community face masks, hand wipes and antimicrobial garments. VTT copper plated textiles are used for covering common-used surfaces.
Through the NY MEP PPE Grant, VTT decided to pursue an EPA registration, in order to make specific claims, and as a result expand VTT’s business opportunities. The registration will allow VTT to design, manufacture and market products to the wellness industry, opening up opportunities to be expand market reach and improve sales by $1,450,000. The EPA registration will also allow VTT to make accurate claims in regards to the material’s ability to provide antimicrobial benefits. Overall, the EPA registration will make VTT more competitive.