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Proud to Be Part of an Exemplary Industry

As the medical supply chain rushes to meet unprecedented demand and materials disruptions during the Covid-19 pandemic, Alpha Tekniko is open as an essential business as defined by state and federal guidelines.  We are servicing current and new customers to the best of our ability, and are taking all recommended precautions to protect our employeesContinue reading

The Mission: Eradicate Pressure Injuries

Alpha Tekniko’s owner and CEO Ted Lazakis attended the annual meeting of the National Pressure Injury Advisory Panel (NPIAP) in Houston, TX Feb. 27-28, 2020.  Through his work with the NPIAP and its Support Surface Standards Initiative (S3I), Ted has stayed at the forefront of industry progress on ANSI/RESNA SS-1, the new surface performance testContinue reading

International Meeting Addresses Hospital Mattress Testing

Ted Lazakis, owner and CEO of Alpha Tekniko, participated in an international session of ISO’s Technical Committee 173/Work Group 11 in Helsinki, Finland in early February 2020. Ted has been an active member from the beginning of this vital worldwide effort to accurately characterize hospital mattresses so caregivers can make more informed decisions when theyContinue reading

Alpha Tekniko Celebrates 10th Anniversary

December 2018 marked Alpha Tekniko’s 10th anniversary as a contract manufacturer for healthcare.  “Our years of experience have taken us into every facet of the medical business, and every type of medical facility,” noted Ted Lazakis, owner and CEO.  “We specialize in creating ‘new and improved’ support surfaces, and have been honored to work withContinue reading

Local Deliveries Now Even Faster

Customers in the Chicago metro area are now getting their orders delivered via Alpha Tekniko’s new GMC 18′ box truck!  Brought into service for faster raw materials transport as well as finished product deliveries, the truck makes regular runs around the Chicago area. 

Alpha Tekniko Donates Mattresses to Women’s Shelter

Alpha Tekniko donated more than 30 mattress and box spring sets to a women’s shelter in Waukegan, IL.  The House of Peace assists women and children who are displaced from their homes due to unstable living situations.  Besides providing temporary shelter, House of Peace gives families furnishings and other help to set up new homesContinue reading

Alpha Tekniko Exhibits at 2019 WOCN Conference

Alpha Tekniko exhibited at the Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nurses’ Society annual conference in Nashville, TN on June 24-25, 2019.  Motivated by the drive to help patients avoid pressure injuries, Alpha’s customers look for support surface designs that work best with proven skin care protocols.  WOCN conference attendees have been an invaluable source of feedbackContinue reading

New ISO Standard in Development

An active committee member and subject matter expert, Ted Lazakis attended a meeting of the ISO-TC173 WG11 group in London in October, 2018. The Work Group reviewed a final draft of the new standard, ISO 20342-1, ahead of its anticipated release in 2019.

Patented Alpha Tekniko Product Design Demonstrated at WOCN 2018

A patented support surface design with pressure-activated thermally active microclimate control, the first of its kind in the medical industry, was on exhibit at the Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nurses’ Society annual conference in Philadelphia, PA June 4-5, 2018.  Patent holder Ted Lazakis, Alpha Tekniko’s owner and CEO, demonstrated the mattress to skin care professionalsContinue reading