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Mar 11, 2015, 14:00 ET

PurThread Technologies Partners with Beacon Linens to Provide Durable Antimicrobial Protection to Healthcare and Household Bed Linens

PurThread Technologies, Inc., maker of next generation antimicrobial fibers and yarns, announces a partnership with Beacon Linens to provide...

Aug 18, 2014, 15:30 ET
PurThread Technologies' Medical Director, Dr. Russ Greenfield, oversees the donation of medical scrubs and privacy curtains to Samaritans Purse. (PRNewsFoto/PurThread Technologies)

PurThread® Technologies Donates Medical Scrubs to Samaritan's Purse

 PurThread® Technologies Inc. is donating 1,500 sets of medical scrubs and 400 privacy curtains to World Medical Mission, the medical...

Apr 11, 2014, 17:02 ET

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We are advised by PurThread Technologies Inc. that journalists and other readers should disregard the news release, "Be Well" Doctor Russell...

Feb 18, 2014, 06:00 ET
PurThread collaborating with Eastman Kodak on developing hard and soft surfaces with antimicrobial properties for hospital and military applications.  (PRNewsFoto/PurThread Technologies, Inc.)

Kodak and PurThread to Collaborate on Antimicrobial Surface Solutions for Healthcare and Military

In an effort to increase antimicrobial surface options for healthcare and military environments, Eastman Kodak Company and PurThread Technologies,...

Nov 14, 2013, 06:00 ET

Kodak and PurThread Collaborate on Antimicrobial Technology for Textiles

 PurThread Technologies, Inc. and Eastman Kodak Company are collaborating to bring Kodak's antimicrobial agent to the high performance and...

Nov 04, 2013, 06:00 ET

PurThread Completes $7 Million Financing Round to Advance as High-Performance Textile Leader

Award-winning life science and high-performance textile company PurThread Technologies today announced that it has closed an equity round totaling...

Oct 01, 2013, 06:00 ET
Antimicrobial properties in PurThread Sport polo shirts inhibit the growth of odor-causing bacteria and fungus on the fabric, keeping sportsmen smelling fresh day after day.  (PRNewsFoto/PurThread Technologies Inc.)

PurThread's High-Performance Fiber Production Achieves bluesign® System Partner Status

 The award-winning life science and high-performance fabric company PurThread Technologies is proud to announce that it has fully completed...

Jul 30, 2013, 06:00 ET

PurThread Technologies Welcomes Life Sciences Veterans to CEO and Board Positions

Award-winning life science and high-performance fabric company PurThread Technologies has added two powerhouses to its team who have the track...

Jul 22, 2013, 06:00 ET
Study showed PurThread curtains resisted pathogenic contamination an average of 14 days, compared to 2 days of standard curtains.  (PRNewsFoto/PurThread Technologies, Inc.)

PurThread Antimicrobial Apparel Technology Now Available Online for Medical Scrubs and Lab Coats

 PurThread Technologies, an award-winning developer of antimicrobial textile technology, is proud to announce the launch of its new...

Jun 24, 2013, 06:00 ET
PurThread VP of Infection Control Applications Bill O'Neill collects the 2013 American Technology Award for Advanced Manufacturing from TechAmerica CEO Shawn Osborne.  (PRNewsFoto/PurThread Technologies, Inc.)

PurThread Wins 2013 American Technology Award

 PurThread Technologies, a life science and performance fabric firm dedicated to developing textiles to reduce bioburden in the healthcare...

May 20, 2013, 06:00 ET
Study showed PurThread curtains resisted pathogenic contamination an average of 14 days, compared to 2 days of standard curtains.  (PRNewsFoto/PurThread Technologies)

PurThread Technologies Finalist for American Technology Award in Health & Medical Technologies and Advanced Manufacturing Categories

The antimicrobial textile technology being developed by PurThread Technologies is a finalist in the 2013 TechAmerica Foundation American...

Nov 14, 2012, 06:00 ET
Sabiya brand of freshness fabrics uses a proprietary integration technology to inhibit the growth of destructive and odor-causing bacteria, mold, mildew and fungus.  (PRNewsFoto/PurThread Technologies)

Textile Firm PurThread Introduces High-Performance Freshness Yarn Sabiya

 PurThread Technologies announced today its clinically tested fiber with antimicrobial properties is now available to manufacturers of...

Oct 09, 2012, 06:00 ET
Study showed PurThread curtains resisted pathogenic contamination an average of 14 days, compared to 2 days of standard curtains.  (PRNewsFoto/PurThread Technologies, Inc.)

Study finds PurThread Hospital Privacy Curtains Resist Superbug (VRE) Contamination 8 Times Better than Control Curtains

A first of its kind study conducted by the University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine found standard control curtains were 8 times more likely...

Jul 19, 2012, 06:00 ET

Sabiya Donates Odor-Fighting Athletic Apparel to the Corps of Exploration Aboard E/V Nautilus

 This summer 750 Sabiya by PurThread high-performance and odor-fighting shirts and sweatshirts are keeping over 100 scientists, engineers,...

Jun 26, 2012, 06:00 ET

Textile Company PurThread Technologies Opens Headquarters in Durham, North Carolina and Hires New Senior Staff

 A new medical textile company has established its headquarters in Durham, North Carolina. PurThread Technologies, a development-stage biotech...