November 6th, 2019

Gurtler Industries, Inc. has completed the first phase of a planned expansion and renovation of their South Holland, IL corporate headquarters. The increase in footprint and upgrading of facilities was necessary to accommodate continued growth of the company.“We recognized several years ago that to in order to continue serving our current customers and support our record growth, we needed a larger building.” said President Greg Gurtler. “At the time, our only option was to look…

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September 5th, 2019

ARTA is pleased to announce that its study on the effectiveness of peracetic acid (PAA) to kill Clostridioides difficile (C. diff) spores is now available for download from the American Journal of Infection Control (AJIC). The ARTA study — “The efficacy of a simulated tunnel washer process on removal and destruction of Clostridioides difficile spores from healthcare textiles” — is now available “In Press,” which means it has been accepted for publication but has not yet been…

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August 9th, 2019

Attendees at a celebration at Wildman Business Group for a longtime chemical rep include: (l/r) Drew Scholl, president and CAO, Wildman; Jake Gurtler, VP, corporate accounts, Gurtler Industries Inc.; Caleb Gilmer, assistant VP, sales, Wildman; Josh Wildman, CEO, Wildman; Clinton Judd, assistant VP, operations, Wildman; Doug Oren, district manager, Gurtler; Greg Gurtler, president, Gurtler; Jeff Brewer, COO, Wildman; Nate Maier,…

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June 23rd, 2019

The American Reusable Textile Association (ARTA) presented the 2019 Nate Belkin Award at Clean in New Orleans on June 21. ARTA President Brendan O’Neill (far right) presented the award to Greg Gurtler and Gurtler Industries, South Holland, Illinois.The Nate Belkin Award for Excellence in Marketing Reusable Textiles recognizes the person and / or organization that has most effectively realized ARTA’s mission to create greater awareness and appreciation for reusable textiles.Greg…

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February 19th, 2019

AdvaCare 120 Sanitizer/Sour use patent claims rejected by US Patent Office In early 2014, Ecolab Inc.’s Textile Care Division filed a suit against Gurtler Industries, Inc. claiming that Gurtler had infringed on Ecolab’s Patent No. 6,262,013: “Sanitizing Laundry Sour” issued on July 21, 2001. In response to the suit, Gurtler contended that the patent was invalid, and asked the US Patent & Trademark Office (USPTO) to open a reexamination of the patent claims. After a long and…

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