11 November 2021, Bangkok – MQDC, in collaboration with internationally recognized textile manufacturer IK-KRAFT, held an online press conference to introduce a new antiviral fabric with innovative QVIRA fibers.
The fabric will be used at every sales office and common space in MQDC residential projects to enhance safety and peace of mind.
Mr. Visit Malaisirirat, CEO of MQDC, said: “QVIRA Antiviral Fabric, a cutting-edge, high-performance fiber, effectively inhibits the growth of viruses and bacteria by up to 99%. The fabric is expected to create a sense of safety and peace of mind while ensuring hygiene for residents, customers, employees, and surrounding communities, leading to a better quality of life, safety, and sustainability for all.”
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Singh Intrachooto, Chief Advisor to Research & Innovation for Sustainability Center (RISC) by MQDC, said: “One of our current projects is the design and development of materials through upcycling. Recently, we have partnered with IK-KRAFT to bring to life QVIRA Antiviral Fabric with antimicrobial properties. Tailored for sustainable lifestyles, all the newly created products align with the New Normal, giving protection from diseases that might emerge in the future. The QVIRA fibers are woven together with material from 100% plastic waste.”
Dr. Kritsana Sukboonyasatit, CEO of IK-KRAFT, said that the partnership is another successful step in textile innovation for better health and well-being.
“QVIRA Antiviral Fabric is an innovative fiber of the future with high-performance nanotechnology. It can be deeply embedded into new fabric and provides up to 99% inhibition against viruses and bacteria, eliminating viruses immediately at first touch by means of ion exchange. Certified for ISO 18184 and tested by leading laboratories around the world, it effectively controls various viral strains as well as bacteria, mold, dust mites, and musty odors.
Smart-fiber QVIRA can be transformed into a variety of items for home use and daily use such as cloth masks, gloves, socks, handkerchiefs, and foot towels.
QVIRA products can be purchased online at goods-maker.com or at Line MyShop at https://shop.line.me/@goodsmaker