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Whiteley Corporation Celebrates 85th Anniversary

Australia’s largest manufacturer of sterilants, disinfectants and healthcare cleaning technologies Whiteley Corporation is celebrating its 85th year of operation this month. Over the years Whiteley Corporation has been recognised for its world class products, patents and has received multiple awards.
Founded in 1933, as the Australian General Disinfectant Company (AGDC), the company supplied cleaning and hygiene products for the entertainment industry. The product range was extended over the years to include chemical products for building maintenance, and hard floor sealers, polishes and waxes. The original manufacturing site was located at Chippendale, in Sydney.   

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New Solutions for Aged Care video from Whiteley Corporation

Infection Control in Aged Care is becoming more and more important as demand for Aged Care services continues to increase worldwide. With the population now living longer there is an increasing number of elderly who need specialist attention in nursing homes, high-care facilities and home care. Common areas of concern within Aged Care facilities include patient bathing, incontinence and overall the facilities susceptibility to bacteria and virus outbreaks.  

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Harmful bacterial biofilms target of new manufacturing research partnership

Healthcare, food production and manufacturing industry to benefit Novel solutions for biofilm infections are the focus of a collaborative research agreement between the University of Sydney, Whiteley Corporation and the Innovative Manufacturing Cooperative Research Centre.
Over four years, $3.5 million will be co-invested in the project by the Innovative Manufacturing Cooperative Research Centre (IMCRC), University of Sydney and medical and industry manufacturer Whiteley Corporation.
The research will be led by Dr Jim Manos and Dr Theerthankar Das from the Central Clinical School’s Discipline of Infectious Diseases and Immunology in the University’s multidisciplinary Charles Perkins Centre, and Dr Trevor Glasbey and Dr Greg Whiteley from the Hunter-based Whiteley Corporation.
Biofilms formed by bacteria on living tissue cause morbidity and mortality in humans and animals. They also form on inanimate medical-related surfaces such as catheters, implants, medical instruments and almost all dry surfaces, where they pose a significant infection risk for patients.   

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Hand Hygiene Day - 5th May 2018

Whiteley Corporation actively supports healthcare facilities across Australian and New Zealand in promoting awareness of he importance of hand hygiene. Every year on the 5 May, the World Health Organisation calls on health facilities to participate in a global hand hygiene campaign. This year’s hand hygiene campaign is focused on the prevention of health care-associated sepsis through hand hygiene and infection prevention and control (IPC) action.   

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Sport Kote PC - An Exciting New Addition to the Whiteley Hard Floor Range

Whiteley Corporation have recently entered an exclusive distribution agreement to bring a world leading sports floor sealer – SportKote PC®, to Australia.SportKote PC is the market leading one-part water based gym coating system in the US, developed by Essential Industries.

With Sport Kote, 2 people can prepare and seal an entire gym in 5 hours, and athletes can be back on the floor the next day. The Whiteley team put this to the test recently with a select group of customers in Melbourne and Sydney attending the inaugural SportKote PC Training seminars.

“I’ve been in the hard floor industry for a long time and have never seen a product that delivers a finish on gym floors like SportKote PC” said Greg Pobjoy, National Industrial Sales Manager for Whiteley Industrial.“People will be blown away by how this product looks and performs.”

The best way to learn about this product is to attend one the Whiteley Industrial SportKote PC training seminars. For more information call Mitchell Whiteley, NSW Industrial Sales Representative, on 0401 571 123.

  

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Whiteley Corporation now offering water testing service

Whiteley Corporation has an exciting new service offering for Australian & New Zealand CSSD customers. As of 1st January 2017, sterilizing departments will be required to comply with the new standards for water testing – AS/NZS 4187: 2014*. The introduction of the new standards means sterilising departments in healthcare need to comply with Table 7.2: AS/NZS4187:2014 – ‘Water Quality used for processing RMD’s’. Whiteley Corporation is offering chemistry compliance testing free of charge** to customers using Whiteley Medical products in their CSSD facility. Our complete service offering includes routine maintenance of pumps and dispensers within each facility and this will be undertaken on a monthly basis for customers who choose our water testing service. Routine site visits to monitor and confirm product performance will be coordinated through Whiteley Medical’s Site Monitoring Report (SMR) App. Our team can assist with regular in-servicing and training for staff as well as provide ongoing support and training as required.   

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