Paquettes, Inc. is founded by Arthur Julius
Nice-Pak Products, Inc.
Paquettes Inc. evolves into Nice-Pak Products, Inc.
First Alcohol Prep Pad
Invented the first alcohol prep pads.
Robert Julius takes over as CEO for Nice-Pak.
PDI, a division of Nice-Pak
PDI, the healthcare division of Nice-Pak, is established.
First Disinfecting Wipes
Sani-Cloth Wipes are the first EPA registered hard surface disinfectant wipes. Sani HB is the first disinfectant wipe with a Hepatitis B claim.
#1 Disinfecting Wipe
PDI introduces Super Sani-Cloth® #1 used surface disinfectant germicidal disposable wipe in healthcare.
PDI perfects the first 8-up alcohol packet machine capable of producing 650 alcohol packs per minute.
NY Plant Expansion
The NY plant expansion converts 32,000 sq ft of warehouse space into packaging floor opening up areas for a clipper line, two canister lines, and the pharma room.
Zachary Julius joins as CEO of PDI.
First Hand Hygiene Wipe
PDI introduces Sani-Dex ALC (now Sani-Hands® brand), the first antimicrobial hand wipe with a gel formula.
Food Marketing Institute Best New Product Award
SaniCart Wipe is the first disinfectant wipe for shopping cart handles and child seats to market, receiving the Food Marketing Institute Best New Product Award for 2004.
PDI forms a clinical team, focused on bringing infection prevention best practices to customers.
The NY pharma room is commissioned with the approval of PDI’s first NDA product Chlorascrub, later renamed Prevantics®.
APIC Strategic Partnership
PDI begins its partnership with Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology, Inc. (APIC).
First NDA Product
PDI produces its first NDA product, Chlorascrub for Skin Antisepsis.
PDI seperates from Nice-Pak as its own legal entity.
New Manufacturing Capability
NY Plant installs the first RCM crossfolder to support a key new PDI Contract Manufacturing partnership. There are currently 10+ RCM crossfolders operating between PDI and NicePak worldwide
Expanded Sales Team
PDI Healthcare invests significantly in an expanded sales team to better serve customers as a trusted partner in infection prevention.
PDI UK is established, giving PDI a footprint in Europe.
Sani Professional Division
Sani Professional® Division Rebranded
World of Wipes Award
PDI Healthcare wins World of Wipes Award for Sani-Cloth® AF, the first germicidal wipe to balance patient expectations with healthcare worker needs.
PDI UK acquires Plus Wipes, further expanding its footprint in the European market.
PDI Healthcare division rebranded; June 18 deemed Rockland County “Be The Difference” Day.
NY Plant installs new packaging packet line, quadrupling the output of Prevantics® swabs and a significant improvement in packet manufacturing.
New Skin Antisepsis Platform
PDI rebrands Chlorascrub and launches Prevantics® skin antisepsis platform.
World of Wipes Award
Sani Professional® launches the first pre-moistened disposable wipes in a softpack for sanitizing food contact surfaces and wins World of Wipes Award.
PDI invests in a new, state of the art innovation center focused on bringing advanced infection prevention solutions to market.
Expanding to Pharma
PDI Contract Manufacturing, in conjunction with leading pharmaceutical company, begins to develop its first pharmaceutical product.
First Compostable Dry Towel
Sani Professional® launches a foodservice towel in a perforated roll form; the first and only compostable dry towel certified by Biodegradable Products Institute (BPI).
PDI forms a Business Development and Licensing team to further expand its infection prevention innovation offering.
Second Pharma Room
NY converts 1300 sq feet of production space to a second pharma room in support of PDI Contract Manufacturing’s first prescription drug product
USP Purified Water System
NY commissions the largest USP purified water system on the East coast capable of producing 80 gallons per minute with redundant equipment trains and fully hot water sanitizable.
First Germicidal Spray
PDI Healthcare introduces its first germicidal spray, Sani-Prime™ – a true 1 minute disinfectant with proprietary Acceloquat™ formulation.
First Sanitizing Wipe with Listeria Claim
Sani-Professional® launches the first pre-moistened no-rinse sanitizing wipes effective against Listeria.
First Rx Product
PDI Contract Manufacturing produces its first commercial Rx Wipe
New Manufacturing Capability
PDI Contract Manufacturing introduces its first pad in a jar.
Expanding to Surgical Site Infections
PDI Healthcare launches Profend® brand to address surgical site infections.
PDI moves its world headquarters to Woodcliff Lake, NJ. The 90,000 square foot space features state of the art labs, customer experience area, and next generation associate area designed to promote collaboration.
Sani-24® Germicidal Spray
PDI Healthcare introduces the first, and only EPA-registered disinfectant with the ability to control HAI-causing microorganisms with Continuously Active Disinfection for up to 24 hours.
Sani-HyPerCide™ Germicidal Spray
PDI Healthcare introduces the only Hydrogen Peroxide sporicidal RTU spray designed to protect against HAI causing microorganisms, including Clostridium diffcile