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Ecolab and Proventix Systems form alliance

July 08, 2011
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ST. PAUL, MN — Ecolab Inc. has entered into a strategic alliance with Proventix Systems Inc. to use the nGage RFID (radio frequency identification) system to automate hand hygiene compliance monitoring for health care customers, according to a press release.

The agreement with Proventix provides Ecolab customers with new options for their hand hygiene compliance monitoring initiatives, the release stated.

According to the release, through imbedding advanced RFID technology into tags worn with existing health care identification badges, the Proventix nGage system encourages hand hygiene compliance without workflow disruption.

"Our customers have been asking for an integrated solution that provides a full range of hand hygiene products with a reliable way to monitor compliance in real time," said Paul Chaffin, senior vice president and general manager of Ecolab Health Care North America.

"We''re excited that we can now meet their needs," Chaffin added.

Click here to read the complete release.

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