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Dec 22, 2014, 08:34 ET

TRU-D SmartUVC LLC Awarded General Services Administration Contract to Expand Government Customer Base

 TRU-D SmartUVC LLC, producers of the first and only automated, no-touch UV disinfection robot, announced today that the General Services...

Jul 18, 2013, 08:30 ET

Groundbreaking UK Study Confirms Significant Reduction in Hospital Superbug Pathogens with TRU-D SmartUVC Disinfection Robot

 A recent study titled "First UK evaluation of an automated ultraviolet-C room decontamination device (TRU-D™)" confirms the...

Jun 18, 2013, 08:35 ET

The Methodist Hospital in Houston Adds TRU-D SmartUVC™ Superbug-Slaying Robot to Patient Safety Arsenal

 Memphis-based Lumalier, maker of TRU-D SmartUVC™, recently delivered its 5-foot-5 germ-killing ultraviolet robot to The Methodist...

Feb 20, 2013, 08:30 ET
Tru-D Disinfection Robot.  (PRNewsFoto/Tru-D LLC)

Vancouver General Hospital Deploys TRU-D 'Superbug Slayer' to Battle Worst Season of Flu in Recent Memory

Her nickname is "Trudi," and she's a 5-foot-5 germ-killing ultraviolet robot battling one of the worst seasons for flu and related illnesses in...

Feb 06, 2013, 08:30 ET
The Tru-D SmartUVC superbug slaying robot.  (PRNewsFoto/Tru-D LLC)

Vancouver General Hospital First in Canada to Use Tru-D SmartUVC Superbug-Killing Robot

 She's just 5'5" and quiet, but don't let her demure looks fool you — she's a ruthless killer who moves at the speed of light. Meet...

Jan 24, 2013, 08:30 ET

ARAMARK Healthcare Offered Disinfection Robot Revolutionizes Hospital Sanitation Practices on 'The Doctors'

 THE DOCTORS, an Emmy Award winning, nationally syndicated talk show, discussed hospital cleanliness and a unique disinfection solution, TRU-D...

Jan 18, 2013, 08:35 ET
The Doctors with the Tru-D SmartUVC disinfection solution.  (PRNewsFoto/Tru-D LLC)

'The Doctors' Examine the Futuristic TRU-D SmartUVC Disinfection Robot, an Innovative Solution to Combat Hospital Infections

THE DOCTORS, an Emmy Award winning, nationally syndicated talk show, discussed hospital cleanliness and a unique disinfection solution, TRU-D...

Jan 11, 2013, 08:35 ET

'The Doctors' to Feature the Tru-D SmartUVC Hospital Disinfection Robot on January 14

 THE DOCTORS, an Emmy Award winning, nationally syndicated talk show covering the latest and hottest medical trends invited the Tru-D corporate...

Jan 04, 2013, 08:35 ET
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Tru-D SmartUVC Room Disinfection Robot Gains UK Acceptance After Successful NHS Hospital Trials

 It may look like a futuristic gadget from a science fiction movie, but this germ-killing robot is a new, efficient method of tackling...

Dec 28, 2012, 08:35 ET

Alamance Regional Joins CDC-Funded Study to Test Effectiveness of Tru-D SmartUVC in Reducing Hospital Infections

 Alamance Regional Medical Center of Burlington, North Carolina, has joined a select group of hospitals participating in a CDC-sponsored...

Nov 01, 2012, 08:40 ET

Baptist Easley Hospital on Leading Edge of Medical Care in the Carolinas With Adoption of Tru-D SmartUVC™ Germicidal System

 Baptist Easley Hospital is the first hospital in upstate South Carolina to integrate an advanced, automated, no-touch environmental...

Jun 01, 2012, 08:15 ET

Researchers Use Automated UV Disinfection to Prevent Clostridium difficile in Veterans (VA) Long-Term Care Facility

In a recently published article, "Decontamination with Ultraviolet Radiation to Prevent Recurrent Clostridium difficile Infection in 2 Roommates in...

May 16, 2012, 08:15 ET

Researchers Compare Hydrogen Peroxide Vapor to Tru-D SmartUVC™ Disinfection in Patient Rooms

 In the current issue of Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology, researchers Nancy L. Havill, MT, Brent A. Moore, PhD, and John M. Boyce,...

May 07, 2012, 07:50 ET

Chesapeake Regional Medical Center Integrates Advanced UV Germicidal Technology as Part of CDC / Duke Grant to Eradicate Infections

 Chesapeake Regional Medical Center rolled out the newest member of its environmental team last week, a five-foot, automated disinfection robot...

Jan 29, 1998, 00:00 ET

Tru-Pure Ozone Technology for Bacterial Control in Food Processing to Be Tested by Major Meat Producer as Alternative to Irradiation

SOUTHFIELD, Mich., Jan. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Thorn Apple Valley, Inc., (TAVI) one of the nation's largest meat processors, announced today that it...