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  • ARTA’s 2019 Board

    ARTA’s 2019 Board

    Members of The American Reusable Textile Association (ARTA) voted earlier in the year to expand the number of directors serving the board from five to seven. ARTA’s President Brendan O’Neill has announced the two new directors — Daniel Gelac of Kannegiesser (returning) and Jerry Martin of Prudential Overall Supply and Prudential Cleanroom Services. Gelac of Kannegiesser Canada, Inc., is a healthcare laundry

  • ARTA’s Life Cycle Analysis–Peer-Reviewed & Published

    ARTA’s Life Cycle Analysis–Peer-Reviewed & Published

    Peer-reviewed Life Cycle Analysis (LCA) research published by APIC’s journal confirms that reusable isolation gowns provide a significant improvement in energy, environmental footprint, water, and energy-associated emissions.  Additionally, reusable gowns are more cost-effective and offer a 95% reduction in waste stream, it was announced in an ARTA release. “Our life cycle analysis proves that reusable

  • ARTA’s 2018 Conference

    ARTA’s 2018 Conference

    By Nancy Jenkins Education conferences are great, but it takes time and money to attend, right? Of these two commodities, time is often the scarcest. Yet, education and professional development are critical in order to ensure the future viability and profitability of the textile services industry. That’s why the American Reusable Textile Association (ARTA) made

  • ARTA Invites HLAC-Accredited Laundries To Conference At Member Rates

    ARTA Invites HLAC-Accredited Laundries To Conference At Member Rates

    The American Reusable Textile Association (ARTA) is offering member rates to HLAC-accredited laundries attending its 2018 Education Conference. The conference will be held July 25-27 at the Fairmont Chateau Laurier, Ottawa, ON, Canada. HLAC (the Healthcare Laundry Accreditation Council) is the nonprofit organization that inspects and accredits laundries processing textiles for hospitals, nursing homes and

  • ARTA’s 2018 Education Conference

    ARTA’s 2018 Education Conference

    ARTA’s Educational Conference is planned for July 25-27 at the Chateau Laurier in Ontario, Canada.  The educational offerings include: Case History on Silva Clean/Silver Clear Does a silver additive extend the shelf life and kill factor for treated textiles?  Learn results from Medline representatives and the COMTEX team. By Myles Noel, COMTEX and Chuck Rossmiller, Medline. Bac-Stat Versus No Bac-Stat? This once popular

  • Cleanroom Coveralls LCA Accepted for Publication in PDA Journal

    Cleanroom Coveralls LCA Accepted for Publication in PDA Journal

    MISSION, KS — The American Reusable Textile Association (ARTA) has announced that its life cycle research on cleanroom coveralls has been accepted for publication in the peer-reviewed PDA Journal of Pharmaceutical Science and Technology. The PDA Journal is published by the Parenteral Drug Association. The study was conducted by Environmental Clarity, Inc., and compared the

  • ARTA’s Education Conference

    ARTA’s Education Conference

    The American Reusable Textile Association (ARTA) will hold its 2018 Education Conference July 25-27 at the Chateau Laurier in Ottawa, Ontario. The agenda includes 1.5 days of education, tabletop exhibits, Welcome Reception by MIP on July 25, and Sponsor Reception on July 26. Optional activities include a July 25 plant tour of HLS Linen Services

  • O’Neill to Lead ARTA’s 2018-2019 Board of Directors

    O’Neill to Lead ARTA’s 2018-2019 Board of Directors

    In a closely contested election, ARTA members re-elected two incumbents: Ian Bigelow of Crothall and Dan Sanchez of Medline Industries. ARTA director terms are two years, but incumbents are allowed to run for a second term. Brendan O’Neill continues as president. 2018-2019 ARTA OFFICERS President O’Neill of London Hospital Linen Service, London, Ontario; 1st Vice President Barb Fordyce of Foussard Montague Associates, Minneapolis; 2nd Vice