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  • ARTA Makes Reusable Education Easy

    ARTA Makes Reusable Education Easy

    ARTA makes the case for reusable textiles with new content on the benefits of reusables, safety aspects, case studies, and issues with disposables. This new content and data has been added to ARTA’s website to help make the case for reusable textiles. Specifically, the new content includes: Reusable Healthcare Textiles: An Affordable, Reliable, Safe, and

  • ARTA Publishes NOVO Health Services Case Study

    ARTA Publishes NOVO Health Services Case Study

    Atlanta-based healthcare linen management company NOVO Health Services saved its regional healthcare system client 53% of its costs through a full conversion from disposable to reusable Level 2 isolation gowns in mid-2020. Karl Fillip, CEO Emeritus of NOVO, used the provider’s actual adjusted patient day (APD) data and expenses for disposable gowns for the first

  • Nominations Open for 2022 Nate Belkin Award

    Nominations Open for 2022 Nate Belkin Award

    Nominations are open for ARTA’s Nate Belkin Award for Excellence in Marketing Reusable Textiles. The deadline for submissions is March 30. The award is given to an ARTA member company that best exemplifies ARTA’s mission.  It recognizes excellence in marketing reusables and is presented at ARTA’s Breakfast at Clean, held the second day of the exhibition.

  • ARTA Announces Board of Directors for 2022-23

    ARTA Announces Board of Directors for 2022-23

    The American Reusable Textile Association (ARTA) Board of Directors confirmed the results of this year’s election at its recent meeting. ARTA’s President Gabriel Boardman has shared that Shane Woodson of SourceAmerica was elected and two incumbent directors have been re-elected — Bryan Bartsch of Ecotex and Dan Sanchez of Medline. Their terms begin Jan. 1,

  • ARTA’s Industry Expert Series

    ARTA’s Industry Expert Series

    ARTA’s 2021 Virtual Speaker Series presents a group of world-class industry experts who will help your organization navigate the new landscape, maintain clients, and convert new ones. The series includes four sessions with data and information you use to help make the case for reusable textiles. The cost is $100 for ARTA member companies (all

  • ARTA Studies Pass Peer Review

    ARTA Studies Pass Peer Review

    by Nancy Jenkins. ARTA Executive Director Two Studies Pass Peer-Review: The Safety of Reusable Textiles and the Economic Impact of Cleanroom Textiles A literature review on the safety of reusable textiles over the past 50 years and a study on the economic impact of reusable cleanroom textiles are the latest peer-reviewed placements. Two ARTA papers

  • ARTA’s 2020-2021 Board of Directors

    ARTA’s 2020-2021 Board of Directors

    The ARTA Board of Directors has confirmed the selection of officers and directors for 2020-2021. The complete roster for ARTA’s 2020-2021 Board of Directors includes: President Gabriel Boardman of MIP, Montreal, Quebec; Past President Brendan O’Neill of London Hospital Linen Service, Inc., London, Ontario; 1st Vice President Jerry Martin of Prudential Overall Supply, San Diego;  2nd Vice President Duane Houvener of American Dawn, Compton, California; Secretary Steven

  • Gurtler’s R&D Director Featured on C-diff and Healthcare Laundry Teleclass

    Gurtler’s R&D Director Featured on C-diff and Healthcare Laundry Teleclass

    Kevin McLaren, Director of Research and Development for Gurtler Industries recently presented a teleclass offered through Webber Training entitled “Hospital Laundry and C.difficile Spore Inactivation,” according to a recent news release. Webber Training presents an international lecture series on infection prevention and control topics. Its objective is to share the latest and best information on

  • ARTA’s 2020 Green Conference

    ARTA’s 2020 Green Conference

    Five stars was the overall rating from nearly 120 suppliers and operators who recently attended the 2020 Green Education Conference put on by the American Reusable Textile Association (ARTA), Feb. 26-28, at the Gaylord Palms Resort in Kissimmee, Florida. In 2010, ARTA held its first Green Conference. This year’s conference revisited the issue of sustainability

  • Will Sustainability Fuel Client Demand in the Next Decade?

    Will Sustainability Fuel Client Demand in the Next Decade?

    By Nancy Jenkins Sustainability, going Green, carbon impacts, and net zero are terms sprinkled liberally throughout media reports from the mainstream to the niche. But does this reporting reflect corporate marketing strategy or suggest evidence of actual changes in the ways organizations conduct business? ARTA has dedicated its 2020 Green Education Conference to the issue