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Lumalier Corporation Company Profile

Lumalier is the recognized leader in advanced UV Germicidal Air Disinfection products designed to benefit the Healthcare, Educational, Institutional, Commercial, Office and Residential markets. Lumalier is the industry benchmark for safe, healthy air disinfection and has been for over 46 years.

News from Lumalier Corporation:

Lumalier Corporation Announces Sale of Core In-duct and Upper-air UV Product Lines to Evergreen UV LLC

TRU-D SmartUVC no-touch room disinfection technology and its sales and engineering staff not included in sale
MEMPHIS, Tenn., June 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ – President and chief executive officer of Lumalier Corporation, Chuck Dunn, today announced the sale of the company's well-known…

National Institutes of Health Clinical Center Deploys TRU-D SmartUVC Disinfection Robot

Nation's largest hospital devoted entirely to clinical research adds TRU-D to infection prevention arsenal
BETHESDA, Md., Feb. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ – The National Institutes of Health (NIH) Clinical Center, the nation's largest hospital devoted entirely to clinical researc…

TRU-D SmartUVC Sales Soar in 2013 with Increased Acceptance of Proven Infection Prevention Technology

More hospitals are taking advantage of TRU-D SmartUVC's proven germ=eliminating technology
MEMPHIS, Tenn., Dec. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — Sales of Lumalier's market-leading infection prevention technology, TRU-D SmartUVC™, grew exponentially in 2013, with a 52 percent incre…

UV Disinfection Robot TRU-D Kills Superbugs at Chandler Regional Medical Center

Dignity Health Member Hospital is first in Arizona to deploy the germ-zapping technology from Lumalier
CHANDLER, Ariz., Oct. 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ – Chandler Regional Medical Center, a Dignity Health Member, is the latest hospital to deploy TRU-D SmartUVC, a 5-foot-5 germ-killing UV disin…

Where Do Pathogens Hide in Hospital Rooms?

Lurking 'superbugs' take refuge in these top 10 spots
MEMPHIS, Tenn., Sept. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ – An estimated 100,000 Americans die annually from health care-associated infections, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. That's more than the death t…

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

Device allows hospitals to safely and confidently disinfect patient environments
HOUSTON, June 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ – Memphis-based Lumalier, maker of TRU-D SmartUVC™, recently delivered its 5-foot-5 germ-killing ultraviolet robot to The Methodist Hospital in Houston, Texas, a rec…

Lumalier Helps Hospitals Improve Infection Control Efforts with Real-time Disinfection Data from New iTRU-D Technology and Web Portal System

MEMPHIS, Tenn., June 6, 2013  /PRNewswire/ — Memphis-based Lumalier – maker of TRU-D SmartUVC™, a portable UV disinfection robot utilized by hospitals to combat pathogens with precisely measured UV-C emissions – today announced the launch of iTru-D and a web portal system that will bet…

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

Leading-edge technology is integral part of cleaning patient rooms
VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Feb. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — 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 recen…

Tru-D SmartUVC Room Disinfection Robot Gains UK Acceptance After Successful NHS Hospital Trials

NOTTINGHAM, England, Jan. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ – It may look like a futuristic gadget from a science fiction movie, but this germ-killing robot is a new, efficient method of tackling hospital superbugs.  As reported in the Daily Mail, the device kills hospital superbugs faster than before, a…

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

BURLINGTON, N.C., Dec. 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ – Alamance Regional Medical Center of Burlington, North Carolina, has joined a select group of hospitals participating in a CDC-sponsored infection-reduction study. The two-year study will measure the effectiveness of using advanced, no-tou…

Tru-D SmartUVC Significantly Reduced Bacterial Counts in the Most Challenging of Environments

SAN DIEGO, Nov. 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ – In a presentation at IDWeek 2012, and reported in Medscape Medical News, Deverick Anderson, MD, MPH, from the Duke Infection Control Outreach Network, issued an announcement that in a multicenter, prospective study, Tru-D SmartUVC was effective in decr…

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

First hospital in upstate South Carolina to integrate powerful automated cleaning solution into their daily cleaning protocols
EASLEY, S.C., Nov. 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ – Baptist Easley Hospital is the first hospital in upstate South Carolina to integrate an advanced, automated, no-touch e…

Tru-D SmartUVC Disinfection System Helps University Hospital Reduce C.diff Cases by 45%

Study proves a breakthrough in destroying resistant strain of intestinal bacteria
MEMPHIS, Tenn., Sept. 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — The feature article in the September edition of Infection Control Today, "Environmental Hygiene, What we Know from Scientific Studies," highlights a c…

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

CLEVELAND, June 1, 2012 — In a recently published article, "Decontamination with Ultraviolet Radiation to Prevent Recurrent Clostridium difficile Infection in 2 Roommates in a Long-Term Care Facility" (Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology, 05/2012), researchers share…

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

NEW HAVEN, Conn., May 16, 2012 — In the current issue of Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology, researchers Nancy L. Havill, MT, Brent A. Moore, PhD, and John M. Boyce, MD, conducted an observational study to compare the microbiological efficacy of automated "No-touch" decont…

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

CHESAPEAKE, Va., May 7, 2012 — Chesapeake Regional Medical Center rolled out the newest member of its environmental team last week, a five-foot, automated disinfection robot named Tru-D (Total Room Ultraviolet Disinfection). Implementation of the mobile, high-tech disinfection device is p…

Regional Medical Center Disinfecting Rooms with Ultraviolet Rays

ORANGEBURG, S.C., Dec. 12, 2011 — The Regional Medical Center of Orangeburg & Calhoun Counties has a new tool in the fight against infection: a bright, blue light.
RMC is the first hospital in South Carolina to acquire a Total Room Ultraviolet Disinfector (Tru-D). Used with regular cleaning,…

Princeton Community Hospital Integrates Advanced Germ-Killing Technology Into Its Patient Care Program

PRINCETON, W.V., Nov. 21, 2011 — In early September, Princeton Community Hospital added the Tru-D SmartUVC™ Room Decontamination System to its arsenal of new technology that helps disinfect environmental surfaces in patient rooms and in operating room suites.
Using traditional cleaning p…

New Research Validates Results of Previous Studies Demonstrating Tru-D® (Lumalier Corporation) Significantly Reduces Environmental Contamination on Surfaces in Patient Rooms

MEMPHIS, Tenn., Aug. 12, 2011 — In an original article coauthored by John M. Boyce, MD; Nancy L. Havill, MT; and Brent A. Moore, PhD, “Terminal Decontamination of Patient Rooms Using an Automated Mobile UV Light Unit” (Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology, August 2011), the research…

Lumalier Partners with Philips Healthcare to Provide Tru-D Solution for Reduction of Environmental Pathogens in Healthcare Facilities

MEMPHIS, Tenn., July 14, 2011 — Lumalier Corporation announces an agreement with Philips Healthcare to address the growing problem of microbial contamination in hospitals. The distribution agreement was announced at the annual conference of the Association for Professionals in Infection C…

$2 Million Awarded to Duke University Prevention Epicenter to Study Reduction of Healthcare-Associated Infections Using Tru-D, Total Room Ultraviolet Disinfection

DURHAM, N.C., March 25, 2011 — Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has awarded $2 million to Duke University Prevention Epicenter as part of its program to conduct innovative research in the science of preventing Healthcare-Associated Infections, or HAIs, with the goal of saving lives i…

Automated UV-C Device Reduces Infectious Pathogens in Hospital Patient Rooms by More than 99.9% in Only 15 Minutes

CHAPEL HILL, N.C., Dec. 9, 2010 — Results of an eight-month hospital study, "Room Decontamination with UV Radiation," were published in the October 2010 issue of "Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology." The study evaluated the ability of an automated UV device, Tr…

Studies Highlight the Emergence of UV Germicidal Technology in the Fight Against Infectious Pathogens

ATLANTA, April 12, 2010 — Attendees of the Fifth Decennial International Conference on Healthcare-Associated Infection were offered a record 37 presentations on the critical role of contaminated environmental surfaces in the transmission of pathogens in healthcare settings.
Several stud…

Researchers Present 'a Novel, Automated, Efficient Environmental Disinfection Technology That Significantly Reduces C. difficile, VRE and MRSA Contamination'

SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 12, 2009 — In a study presented at the 49th Interscience Conference on Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy (ICAAC), researchers used a mobile, automated UV device to decontaminate hospital rooms at the Cleveland Veterans Affairs (VA) Medical Center in Ohio and analyzed i…

Healthcare Reform and Green Initiatives Trigger Explosive Growth in UV Disinfection Technologies

VALENCIA, Calif., July 14, 2009 — The healthcare industry is under attack from all sides. The Obama Administration has asked hospitals to give up $155 billion in future Medicare and Medicaid payments to fund healthcare reform, all the while operating and energy costs continue to rise; insurance…

Swine Flu Fears Generate Interest in UV Disinfection Technologies…Again

MEMPHIS, Tenn., May 5, 2009 — UV germicidal lamps have been used to control outbreaks of measles, mumps, flu and other airborne respiratory illnesses in schools and hospitals since the 1930's. UVGI (Ultraviolet Germicidal Irradiation) systems successfully reduced infections in Mexica…

Mercy Hospital at Folsom Acquires Advanced Germicidal Technology to Battle MRSA, C. diff, Acinetobacter and Other Drug-Resistant Pathogens

SACRAMENTO, Calif., March 4, 2009 — Scanning the CDC website can be a frightening experience for a patient awaiting surgery. The CDC concedes that over two million patients will acquire a hospital infection this year, and that as many as 100,000 will die as a result. CDC studies found that hospital…

Doctor Declares War on Hospital Infections, Patents MRSA-Killing Machine

MEMPHIS, Tenn., Sept. 10, 2008 — As a surgeon and clinical instructor, Dr. Jeffery Deal, MD, FACS, DTMH, knew firsthand about the growing number of patients contracting … and dying from … Hospital Acquired Infections. He was also keenly aware that infections are quickly spreading b…