Andrew Rupnow, 35, is out to clean laundry in a big way.
Bacteria and mold has long been an issue in the commercial laundering industry. In fact, Rupnow’s own grandfather passed away after contracting a bed linen-related infection in the hospital post-surgery. And in January, two wrongful death lawsuits were filed against the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) and Paris Healthcare Linen Services, the company that launders the medical center’s linen.
“The industry always knew there were issues,” Rupnow relates, “but there really wasn’t a true standard for infection control. [Our] system provides protection against infections that weren’t being controlled previously.”
By retrofitting existing laundry machines, OMNI Solutions provides UV-based technology to provide better sanitation and lower utility consumption for hospitals, nursing homes, hotels, and even prisons through the use of hydroxyl radicals.
“The earth makes hydroxyls from UV light from the sun,” Rupnow explains, describing them as earth’s sanitizers. “They create our ozone layer which protects us from pollutants.” They also happen to be about 500 times stronger than chlorine bleach and produce no harmful byproducts, he notes…
Posted: May 22, 2017 – by OMNI Solutions