Cincinnati-based Standard Textile Co. Inc. has entered into a strategic sales and marketing agreement with Vestagen Protective Technologies Inc. Orlando, Fla., to market its VESTEX® Active Barrier garments designed to protect healthcare workers and minimize risks associated with exposure to body fluids. The deal includes acute post-acute healthcare facilities in the United States and Canada.
“With VESTEX, we are offering breakthrough technology for healthcare workers that complements our existing specialty product lines designed to address the unique needs of healthcare institutions,” said said Norman Frankel, executive vice president/sales at Standard Textile. “The growing environmental risks to workers and patients in the healthcare setting are well-documented. Vestagen is a pioneer in the development of‘active barrier’ fabric that incorporates multiple technologies to help minimize these risks while being comfortable and durable for everyday use. We are delighted to partner with Vestagen to bring garments made with this outstanding product to our American and Canadian customers.”