Headquartered in Toronto, Canada, Thomson Research Associates (TRA) is a global leader in the field of antibacterial, antimicrobial, antialgal, and anti-dust mite treatments. We are committed to helping clients deliver fresh, durable, and innovative products by providing antimicrobial products for textiles, plastics, foams, coatings, and more.

We offer unmatched antimicrobial expertise, established brands, and comprehensive services. Our state-of-the-art antimicrobial laboratories specializing in Microbiology, Chemistry and Application Testing will collaborate with you to develop a powerful antimicrobial program. Offering on-going Quality Control services, we are committed to delivering maximum antimicrobial performance to our customers.

We have a global reach, selling antimicrobial products in more than forty countries. Manufacturers worldwide have enthusiastically adopted the Ultra-Fresh and SILPURE brands.

More than fifty years of antimicrobial protection. TRA at a glance:

  • Features a diverse portfolio of antimicrobials and applications
  • Offers in-the-field technical expertise (more than 50 years of experience)
  • Staffs a full-time team of qualified scientists and antimicrobial technologists
  • Offers laboratory testing service