Innovation & Corporate Responsibility

PDI is focused on next generation technologies that make a difference. We have extensive R&D capabilities to address diverse customer preferences and rigorous regulatory environments.

But human health and the health of the environment go hand in hand. We also have programs in place to reduce our carbon footprint and support local communities.


Recent Innovation at PDI

We are dedicated to developing the most advanced line of infection prevention solutions.


Dual Innovation


PDI Healthcare introduces two new innovative products: Sani-24® and Sani-HyPerCide® Disinfectants

August 2021

Dual Access Lid

PDI Healthcare Introduces Dual Access Lid on Sani-Cloth® Products

Degreasing Multi-Surface Wipes

Sani Professional Launches Degreasing Multi-Surface Wipes in an Efficient, Softpack Format

June 2021

Super Sani-Cloth® Softpack

PDI Healthcare Launches Super Sani-Cloth® Wipes in a New Softpack format

January 2021

Bleach Clinical Size Wipe

PDI Introduces Sani-Cloth® Bleach Clinical Size Wipe for Smaller Surface Disinfection


Tru-D® SmartUVC

PDI acquires majority share of Tru-D® SmartUVC, a pioneer in the UVC disinfection industry, and maker of the first UVC robot.

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 ready to use spray designed to provide protection against HAI causing microorganisms, including Clostridium difficile.


First Rx product

PDI Contract Manufacturing produces its first commercial Rx Wipe

Profend™ Nasal Decolonization Kit

PDI Healthcare launches Profend® brand to address surgical site infections.

Pad in a Jar

PDI Contract Manufacturing introduces its first pad in a jar.


Sani-Prime™ Germicidal Spray

PDI Healthcare introduces its first germicidal spray, Sani-Prime® — a true 1 minute disinfectant with proprietary Acceloquat™ formulation.

Sanitizing Wipes with Listeria Claim

Sani-Professional® launches the first pre-moistened no-rinse sanitizing wipes effective against Listeria.


BD&L Team

PDI forms a Business Development and Licensing team to further expand its infection prevention innovation offering.


Compostable Dry Towels

Sani Professional® launches a foodservice towel in a perforated roll form; the first and only compostable dry towel certified by Biodegrable Products Institute (BPI).


Expanding to Pharma

PDI Contract Manufacturing, in conjunction with leading pharmacudical company, begins to develop its first pharmaceutical product.

Prevantics® Device Swab

PDI Healthcare launches the Prevantics® Device Swab, the first and only 3.15% CHG / 70% IPA Solution for Device Disinfection.


Innovation Center

PDI invests in a new, state of the art innovation center focused on bringing advanced infection prevention solutions to market.

Pail and Refill

PDI Healthcare introduces the Pail and Refill for Sani-Cloth® AF3 and Sani-Cloth® Bleach, providing a bulk format solution for EVS


Prevantics® Brand

PDI rebrands Chlorascrub and launches Prevantics® skin antisepsis platform.

No-Rinse Sanitizing Wipes in a Softpack

Sani Professional® launces the first pre-moistened disposable wipes in a softpack for sanitizing food contact surfaces and wins World of Wipes Award.

Triple Take Dispenser

Patented accessory for Sani Professional® No-Rinse Sanitizing Wipe: new user experience for foodservice: convenient, on the go, on demand sanitizing of food contact surfaces


Sani-Cloth® Bleach

PDI Healthcare introduces Sani-Cloth® Bleach, rounding out the Sani-Cloth® portfolio to address outbreak situations.

Sani-Cloth® AF

PDI Healthcare wins World of Wipes Award for Sani-Cloth® AF, the first germicidal wipe to balance patient expectations with healthcare worker needs.


First NDA Product

PDI produces its first NDA product, Chlorascrub for Skin Antisepsis.


SaniCart Wipe

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.

Hygea® Product Line

PDI relaunches Hygea® product line.


Hand Hygiene Wipes

PDI introduces Sani-Dex ALC (now Sani-Hands® brand), the first antimicrobial hand wipe with a gel formula.


Super Sani-Cloth®

PDI introduces Super Sani-Cloth® #1 used surface disinfectant germicidal disposable wipe in healthcare.



Saliswab introduced as the first oral hygiene swabstick that does not promote tooth decay.

Udder Wipes

Introduced “udder wipes” in a large pail format


Sani-Cloth® 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.


Ice Packs

Manufactured Ice packs.


Alcohol Prep Pad

Invented the first alcohol prep pads.


Medical Scrub Brushes

Introduced a line of disposable medical scrub brushes.

PVP Product Line

Introduced iodine prep pads, swab sticks and towelettes.



Nice-Pak introduces first disposable pre-moistened wipes, Wet-Naps.

Corporate Social Responsibility

Environmental and Social Impact

PDI’s goal is to prevent healthcare-associated and community-acquired infections through innovative and sustainable infection prevention products and solutions.

Our latest Environment and Social Impact report unveils next generation goals across our key impact areas that will help us work towards our vision to create a clean and healthy world through our products, expertise, and education.

Uniting in Impact: Our Journey to Protect Environments Near and Far

Advancing Health and Well-Being

Sustaining our Environment

Educating our Communities

Continuous Improvement

Corporate Responsibility: Promoting Change

Associate Involvement

Our associates are board members of local organizations to which PDI provides additional charitable support.

Boy Scouts of America’s local chapter
Meals on Wheels of Rockland County
Rockland Economic Development Corporation
United Way of Rockland County
VCS of Rockland County

Local Engagement

We are proud to contribute ongoing support to many local non-profits.

American Heart Association (local)
The Center for Safety and Change
Good Samaritan Hospital Foundation
Helen Hayes Hospital Foundation
Keep Rockland Beautiful
Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (local)
Nyack Hospital Foundation
People to People
Rockland Community Foundation
United Hospice of Rockland

Expanding Our Reach

We support a number of organizations, impacting beyond our local community.

Alzheimer’s Association
Hire Heroes
Susan G. Komen’s Breast Cancer Foundation
Regular product donations, including: Bhatt Foundation, Delivering Good, Doctors without Borders, Operation Smile

Stronger Together

Nice-Pak, our sister company and leader in wet wipe products for the consumer market, shares our commitment to innovation and sustainability.