Kastus and Yorglass Announce Digital Signage Partnership

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Istanbul, Turkey, September 16, 2019Touchscreens and interactive digital displays are an essential part of modern life. When there are four times as many germs found on a self-service touchscreen than on a toilet seat[1], it’s no surprise that many consumers are concerned about engaging with shared surfaces and being exposed to infectious germs such as MRSA, E. coli and C. diff.

Kastus® is on a mission to tackle the growing issue of antimicrobial resistance with its game-changing surface solution. A patented coating that’s applied during the glass manufacturing process, Kastus Glass is scientifically proven to eliminate up to 99.99 percent of harmful bacteria, delivering germ-free protection to all glass and touchscreen surfaces – for life.

In a recent consumer survey commissioned by Kastus[2], over 70 percent of respondents stated they were worried about using public touchscreens. Of those surveyed, over 80% also stated they would actively seek out a business or establishment that offered a touchscreen with an invisible germ-free coating. These insights confirm the consumer desires and business opportunities that Yorglass will address with their new Kastus-enhanced glass.

“We at Kastus are very excited to partner with Yorglass as we step forward into Q4. This mutually beneficial opportunity will see a cross collaboration between Kastus’ innovative antimicrobial coating technologies and Yorglass’ forward thinking anti-glare and anti-reflective glass surfaces. Ultimately delivering a multi-benefit glass to the European market.”, said John Browne, Founder and Chief executive of Kastus, speaking of the new partnership.

Yorglass, experienced and well-equipped solution partner of the glass industry, continues to create differences with its innovative products. With the investments made in 2017, Yorglass started to operate in digital signage industry and render services to the world’s leading digital signage producers with its double product group consisting of anti-glare and anti-reflective glasses.

Mr. Fabrizio Missich, Chief Commercial Officer of Yorglass, said about the cooperation with Kastus “With innovative and high quality solutions production technology suitable for international standards, Yorglass meets the digitalization demands for more efficient learning environments, fast and productive communication points and efficient marketing points in the best manner. Thanks to our cooperation with Kastus we will take our efforts on customer-oriented solutions one step further, with goals of maximum operational efficiency and sustainability focused on high quality products and services incorporating the latest available technology.”

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Kastus has just announced that they will be featured in Q4 2019 as a game-changing technology on the Advancements television series, hosted by Ted Danson.

This will broadcast nationwide on CNBC, as well as other networks across the U.S. and the world.

About Kastus

Founded in 2014, Kastus® is on a mission to tackle the growing issue of antimicrobial resistance with its game-changing surface solution. A patented coating that’s applied during the glass manufacturing process, Kastus® Glass is scientifically proven to eliminate up to 99.99% of harmful bacteria including MRSA, E. coli and C. diff, delivering germ-free protection to all glass and touchscreen surfaces for life.

Powered by the patented Kastus® Intelligent Surface Technology™, this invisible coating also transforms glass into a self-cleaning surface, reducing the need for chemical cleaners while providing germ-free protection. Once ‘baked in’ to the glass surface, the coating technology is incredibly durable, plus as it is non-leaching it is also friendly to the environment.

Kastus® uses a novel Photo-physical coating process fuelled by ambient air moisture and light, both unlimited fuel resources. The reactive oxygen species generated on surfaces by our patented process, effectively ‘bash’ the bacteria, disrupting its cell wall until it’s eliminated. The game changer here, is that bacteria cannot build up a resistance or immunity to Kastus coating technology and as the fuel source is unlimited, the protective antimicrobial power is ‘always on’ through the lifetime of the product.

To find out more about Kastus visit www.kastus.com

To view the Kastus Brand and Tech video click here brand video link.

About Yorglass

The pioneer in the industrial glass production, Yorglass, is carrying out its activities with its business partners worldwide, with the power of its knowledge and experience in line with its vision of “Fast, Creative, Solution-Oriented, Global Glass Center” since 1974.

Today, standing out with its unmatched product range in the industrial glass production, Yorglass, is able to meet all kinds of glass needs with its rich product range in accordance with global market standards.

The company is serving today with its well-known brands to more than 55 countries all over the world and focuses on continuous improvement and takes its sense of production one step forward with new investments.

Yorglass Trading, is creating great differences in customer services and impressing the Turkish market since 1974 with its wide product range and exclusive service.

Yorglass Satinated, the first satinated finish product manufacturer in Turkey and a very well-known brand of Yorglass, has been serving the glass market for over 30 years, with the numerous types of products, which are used in more than 55 countries from Australia to United States, from Venezuela to Korea.

Yorglass Food Displays, well experienced and modern equipped business partner since 2001, has been crowned as ‘reliable solution partner’ by its leading business partners in 2018 and is stepping forward in the manufacturing of glass units for food displays, refrigerators and electronic displays.

Yorglass Home Appliances, serving for the leaders in Home Appliances industry, is today pioneering in glass processing with our expert staff, powerful infrastructure and global business approach and aims to apply “Operational excellence” model with a great precision and professionalism at all stages from production to the delivery. With its single flow production lines Yorglass Home Appliances is precisely processing glass for ovens, hob tops and refrigerators.

Yorglass, supported by new research, best practices, development of new standards and customer service to make a difference for its global customer base, considers itself not only as a glass supplier but also a strategic solution partner for its customers and will continue to build upon its brand-named companies’ relationship and exceed the service expectations as they move forward together.

About Yorglass Visionnet AG:

Readability is essential for the optimum performance of any display, and you want the visual information to be read clearly, quickly and comfortably.

Visionnet AG, the Anti-Glare Glass Solution by Yorglass, improves and optimizes readability of a displayed image or set of characters. Visionnet AG is also the best solution for touch applications thanks to its Anti-Fingerprint and Anti-Scratch features. Visionnet Anti-Glare Glass is produced by micro-etching production methodology and can be applied one side or both side of the glass. Micro etching one or two surfaced of the glass, providing uniform diffused surfaces for high resolution. Spread reflected light, allowing the user to focus on the transmitted image.

About Yorglass Visionnet AR:

Anti-reflective glass is specialized float glass with a specially designed coating, which reflects a very low percentage of light. Yoga’s Visionnet AR offers maximum transparency and optical clarity, allowing an optimum view through the glass at all times. The clarity of vision makes anti-reflective glass suitable for all applications where transparency is required like high quality picture framing, display cabinets and interior display windows, television studios etc.

For further press information, please contact:

Kastus

Michelle O’Brien

 +353 1 5241681

info@kastus.com

Yorglass

Merve Yorgancilar

E-Mail: merve.yorgancilar@yorglass.com

Web: www.yorglass.com

[1] Dr Charles Gerba, University of Arizona.

[2] Research conducted by Trend-Monitor in June 2019, with a representative sample of 1000 UK consumers

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