Germ-fighting fibers keep hospitals clean

April 1st, 2019

It’s a common joke—don’t go to the hospital, it will make you sick. Yet there is some amount of truth to the idea. One study demonstrated that 92 percent of privacy curtains were contaminated with infectious bacteria within one week of laundering. Another study concluded that up to 60 percent of nurse and physician clothing […]

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How to succeed in the health care market

June 1st, 2018

It’s probably safe to say that producing fabrics for the health care industry involves challenges unmatched by any other market. To start with, protective properties obviously need to be a key component of all medical fabrics, given the presence of pathogens in health care settings. At any given time, one out of 25 hospital patients […]

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