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April 21, 2011
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UMF CORPORATION APPOINTS BOB THOMAS AS CHIEF SALES OFFICER
Sales Veteran brings a wealth of experience to new position

SKOKIE,Ill., – UMF- Perfect CLEAN Corporation, a leader in developing high- performance infection prevention products for the healthcare, hospitality, and education markets, today announced the appointment of Bob Thomas as its Chief Sales Officer.

UMF Corporation is foremost in the research and development of high-performance textiles for the Infection Control and Commercial Cleaning markets. The company has combined new antimicrobial technologies with innovative product design to redefine the meaning of “clean.” UMF designs and manufactures its proprietary micro-denier fibers with patented, built-in antimicrobial protection marketed under the companies PerfectCLEAN brand. PerfectCLEAN products are the only micro-denier fiber products developed to exceed CDC guidelines for Blood Borne Pathogens in support of infection prevention programs designed to reduce Hospital Associated Infections – now the sixth leading cause of death in the USA.

Thomas, 56, will have responsibilities for strategic revenue growth and developing and strengthening a sales system and team locally, nationwide and internationally.

“Bob brings a considerable amount of experience and knowledge to UMF and this new position,” said George Clarke, president and founder of UMF- PerfectCLEAN. “We’re looking forward to having him as part of our team and the contribution he’ll make improving upon and executing our current sales strategy.”

Thomas’ brings a wealth of successful sales and team building experience at companies such as the Pepsi-Cola Company and Nobel Biocare, Inc. Thomas said he is eager to be part of UMF- Perfect CLEAN, which he described as a company that not only helps people, but is also changing entire industries. “UMF’s PerfectCLEAN products offers a unique and innovative solution aimed at reducing and preventing infections in hospitals and other healthcare facilities, hotels and schools,” said Thomas. “I look forward to applying my skills and experience to expand the company’s sales initiatives and operational excellence.”

A resident of Lake Forest, Thomas is on the Board of Directors at the Career Resource Center in Lake Forest and is a director of the Business Advisory Council Board at the Lake Forest College of Management.

About UMF – PerfectCLEAN

Founded in 2001, Chicago-based UMF Corporation is the only company in North America that designs, develops and manufactures high performance micro-denier fibers on a commercial scale. UMF’s products are marketed under the PerfectClean® brand. Committed to "cleaning up the environment, one room at a time," PerfectClean products are based on patented technology that combines antimicrobial chemistry with innovative, proprietary and patented fiber design and production. PerfectCLEAN products are used extensively by leading acute care hospitals, long term care facilities, hotels and universities.

For more information, visit http://www.perfectclean.com

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