Companies Launch Partnership to Make Masks & Gloves with Ionic+™ to Help Fight the Global Pandemic

Hong Kong and Scranton, PA – July 7, 2020 – Julius Group and Noble Biomaterials today announced the launch of a strategic partnership to produce reusable antiviral/antibacterial gloves and masks for consumer use. Amid the global pandemic, the two companies are partnering to allow Julius Group to manufacture antimicrobial/antiviral PPE using Noble Biomaterials’ powerful Ionic+™ Antimicrobial Technology.

The reusable antibacterial gloves and mask will incorporate 99.9% pure silver woven directly into the fabric, which in turn provides a dramatic reduction in virus viability on soft surfaces. The consumer products will be released through InnoTier (official launched by Julius Group recently) - an innovation-driven company with a mission to develop products that help people live a more sustainable life.

QUOTE FROM JULIANA (Chairman of Julius Group/Founder & President of InnoTier): “We believe that a truly innovative approach to technology can have a big impact on the world. It can impact people and planet and ensure a sustainable future for all. We also believe that we can only do this if you have a truly global mindset.”

InnoTier was born out of an R&D center in the U.K. before teaming up with partners in the U.S. to develop sustainable lifestyle products. The company is based out of Hong Kong as to leverage the wealth of experience in sustainable production and supply chains in Asia.

Juliana continued: “Our mission is to innovate and drive technological advancements. By ~ this with a passion and purpose for improving the world around us, we believe that we can deliver innumerable societal benefits. Noble Biomaterials is a great partner because we share a similar philosophy in bringing innovative solutions aimed at healthcare, logistics, college education and the day-to-day consumer.”

Noble Biomaterials’ infection-prevention textile technology has been used globally for decades in healthcare environments to reduce the growth of microbes and protect soft surfaces such as privacy curtains, bedding, scrubs and lab coats.

QUOTE FROM NOBLE CEO HERE: “This collaboration allows our companies to pool expertise in order to develop products that drive transformation forward. We are proud to be able to supply technology that will make consumers lives safer and more sustainable – especially at a time where this is more important than ever. Partnership opportunities such as this can be harnessed to propel innovation and innovation is critical to our future prosperity.”

Noble is a registered FDA medical device facility, is an essential sole-source technology supplier of medical components to the US Military, and a USEPA registered antimicrobial manufacturer. Leading companies such as 3M, Systagenix and KCI rely on the products manufactured by Noble Biomaterials for the medical market.


Julius Group is an leading innovative manufacturer that combines the latest technologies with a heritage craftsmanship for gloves and fashion accessories production. They are a one-stop shop of design, manufacturing and supply chain management, that commits to international standard with the implementation of ESG (Environment, Social and Governance) in their transparent and efficient operation.

InnoTier will be launching its sustainable consumer brand on July 7, 2020. InnoTier is solely owned by Julius Group.

About Noble Biomaterials, Inc.

Noble Biomaterials, Inc. is a global leader in antimicrobial and conductivity solutions for soft surface applications. The company produces advanced material technologies designed for mission-critical applications in the performance apparel, healthcare, industrial and emerging wearable technology markets. Its flagship brands, X-STATIC®, XT2® and CIRCUITEX®, are used by hundreds of world-class licensees to provide odor elimination, infection prevention/management, biometric monitoring and conductive protection benefits. Its headquarters and manufacturing facilities are located in Scranton, PA, and the company has offices in Europe, Asia and South America.。

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