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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February 19th, 2018

Gurtler Industries, Inc. a leading manufacturer of advanced detergents and specialty chemicals for the commercial and institutional laundry industry was recently recognized by Universal Unilink as their Supplier of the Year at their annual awards banquet held in Orlando, FL. The award is presented to the supplier that demonstrates exceptional support and commitment to Universal Unilink Members throughout the year. Jake Gurtler…

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December 14th, 2017

Gurtler Industries, Inc. has finalized the purchase of Metro-Chem, Inc. of Kearny, NJ. Metro-Chem is a regional manufacturer and supplier of specialty laundry chemicals, providing expert service to commercial laundry markets in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic US. The Metro-Chem sales and service team will join with the Gurtler team to broaden Gurtler’s coverage across the area. Gurtler Industries is a leading manufacturer of advanced detergents and specialty chemicals for the commercial…

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February 1st, 2017

Gurtler Industries recently held its biennial global sales and service meeting in Schererville, IN, outside of Chicago, IL. Over 75 sales and service and management team members attended the three-day conference. Representatives came in from across the USA, Mexico, Canada, and Australia. At the meeting, Gurtler introduced its newly developed corporate philosophy, The Gurtler Advantage: SERVICE•INNOVATION•PEOPLE. The sales team participated in three days of technical training that…

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