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Darran Leyden awarded Certificate of Appreciation from ANZGITA

Whiteley Corporation's Managing Director Darran Leyden was awarded a Certificate of Appreciation from ANZGITA at their recent AGM in September 2019. The ANZGITA board recognises and acknowledges Darran's exemplary commitment over the past few years in supporting ANZGITA's mission.   

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Novel Solutions for Biofilm Infections

In early August the first annual review meeting was conducted for the Novel Solutions for the Biofilm Infections research project. This is a collaborative research project between the University of Sydney, Whiteley Corporation and the Innovative Manufacturing Cooperative Research Centre (iMCRC), with an investment of over $4m over four years.  

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Hospital cleaning trial cuts infections

 A major trial of a bundle of hospital cleaning practices in 11 Australian hospitals has made significant reductions in healthcare-associated infections and demonstrated cost-benefits. The aim of the study was to investigate whether a change in cleaning practices was effective in reducing the 165,000 healthcare-associated infections in Australia each year. The REACH study was funded by an NHMRC grant (GNT1076006), led by QUT, in partnership with Wesley Medical Research, and several industry partners including Whiteley Corporation.

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Whiteley Corporation receives Export Award at Hunter Business Awards

Whiteley Corporation won the Excellence in Export Award at the 2019 Hunter Business Awards. Whiteley Corporation has been exporting it’s world class chemistry for more than 20 years to 3 different geographic regions. The award was proudly accepted by Company Secretary, Philip Clulow and is great recognition of the hard work and dedication from all the team at Whiteley Corporation.  

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Harmful bacterial biofilms target of new manufacturing research partnership

Healthcare, food production and manufacturing industry to benefit Novel solutions for biofilm infections are the focus of a collaborative research agreement between the University of Sydney, Whiteley Corporation and the Innovative Manufacturing Cooperative Research Centre.
Over four years, $3.5 million will be co-invested in the project by the Innovative Manufacturing Cooperative Research Centre (IMCRC), University of Sydney and medical and industry manufacturer Whiteley Corporation.
The research will be led by Dr Jim Manos and Dr Theerthankar Das from the Central Clinical School’s Discipline of Infectious Diseases and Immunology in the University’s multidisciplinary Charles Perkins Centre, and Dr Trevor Glasbey and Dr Greg Whiteley from the Hunter-based Whiteley Corporation.
Biofilms formed by bacteria on living tissue cause morbidity and mortality in humans and animals. They also form on inanimate medical-related surfaces such as catheters, implants, medical instruments and almost all dry surfaces, where they pose a significant infection risk for patients.   

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Hunter Business Innovation Event

Hunter Business Chamber recently held their Hunter Business Innovation event featuring Whiteley Corporation and Hunter Water. Darran Leyden, Managing Director for Whiteley Corporation spoke about the latest research and development projects at Whiteley Corporation highlighting the award winning Innovative product, Surfex.   

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