Steven Tinker, Sr. VP of Research & Development, Gurtler Industries

Teaming Up to Offer Processing

Fashion Seal Healthcare®, a signature brand of Superior Uniform Group®, Inc., announced that an agreement of mutual cooperation has been reached with Gurtler Industries, Inc. This demonstrates the commitment of both Fashion Seal Healthcare and Gurtler Industries to promote the most effective industrial laundry practices and chemical combinations for treating today’s modern healthcare garments.      
Alan Schwartz, President of Superior Uniform Group, said, “Through this collaboration with Gurtler Industries we are able to offer our customers valuable data to help them improve their business practices. This consultative approach is what sets Fashion Seal Healthcare apart from our competitors in the industry.”      
Greg Gurtler, President, Gurtler Industries, commented, “We’ve seen more 100% polyester garments being introduced into the healthcare market, such as FashionPoly™ scrubs and FashionCare™ patient apparel. With this development we recognized there was the need to provide best practices and correct chemicals for handling of these fabrics including static control, dry times, washer loads, and methods of energy savings.” 
Steven Tinker, Sr. VP of Research and Development, Gurtler Industries added, “In the short time our agreement has been in place, several major nationwide linen companies have been able to take advantage of our combined expertise. We are pleased that our collaboration can bring best practices to the industrial laundry marketplace.”  
Gurtler Industries, Inc. is a leading manufacturer of advanced detergents and specialty chemicals for the commercial laundry industry. A privately held, family owned and operated business, Gurtler has grown into one of the largest specialists in the laundry chemical supply industry, offering a full line processing chemicals, injection systems and personalized service across North America. Gurtler Industries’ national headquarters and research center is located just south of Chicago, in South Holland, IL. For more information call (800) 638-7300 or visit