Learn about Cleaning Topic: products


- news - 4/6/2017
SCA Splits Into Two Separate Companies
One company will be focused on forest products operations and the other on global hygiene, including the current businesses of Personal Care and Tissue.

MUSCLE MAN - sm - April 2017
Freetime: Asher Braaten,KB Commercial Products, Competitively Powerlifts


- sm - November 2016
Wholesale Distributors Assist With Specialty Products, Private Labels


THE ADVANTAGES OF LINEN-LIKE NAPKINS OVER LINEN - sm - October 2016
Linen-like Napkins Offer Cost Savings, Branding Opportunities


- sm - October 2016
A Compromise Between Linen Napkins And Paper Napkins


DO YOU CARRY THESE AWARD-WINNING PRODUCTS? - sm - September 2016
Top Commercial Cleaning Products Win Distributor Choice Awards


- cp - September 2016
The Newest Professional Cleaning Products Are On Display


THE GREEN DEFENDER - sm - September 2016
How Charles Moody Came To Believe In Green Cleaning Products


- sm - August 2016
Consider Hidden Costs Of Cheap Ice Melt Products


SURFING THE NEW JERSEY SHORE - sm - August 2016
Freetime: Riding The Waves With Sean Wolfson of South Jersey Paper Products


- cp - June 2016
Connected Restroom Dispensers Save Time


BRANDING A BUSINESS - sm - May 2016
Going From Selling Private Labels To Creating A Private Brand


START BY SELLING JUST A FEW PRIVATE LABEL PRODUCTS - sm - May 2016
Start By Selling Just A Few Private Label Products


- sm - May 2016
Consider The Name When Private Labeling


INDUSTRY’S BEST - sm - May 2016
Distributors Select The Year’s Top Janitorial Products


- sm - February 2016
Learn ADA Standards For Dispensers, Hand Dryers


EDUCATE CUSTOMERS ON THE RIGHT TOWEL AND TISSUE PRODUCTS - cp - November 2015
Show Expertise By Recommending Towel And Tissue Solutions


THE LONG AND SHORT OF TOWELS AND TISSUES - sm - November 2015
Distributors Can Extend Savings With Longer Roll Towels And Tissues


- sm - November 2015
Towel Dispensers Can Adapt To Coreless Tissue, Longer Rolls


- sm - November 2015
A Focus On Growing Markets, Stable Janitorial Products


ADVANCEMENTS IN GREEN PAPER - hs - November 2015
Trend Toward Recycling Paper Is Growing


ADVANCEMENTS IN GREEN PAPER - hs - November 2015
Alternative Paper Fibers And Facilities That Embrace Them


ADVANCEMENTS IN GREEN PAPER - hs - November 2015
Future Trends Of Recycled Paper Towels


FLOOR PADS ARE GOING GREEN - sm - October 2015
Floor Pads Join The Ranks Of Environmentally Friendly Cleaning Products


- sm - October 2015
Are Natural Fiber Floor Pads Biodegradable Cleaning Products?


- sm - September 2015
How To Properly Use Quaternary Ammonium Products


- sm - August 2015
Attendees Find New Cleaning Products, Networking Opportunities On ISSA Show Floor


- news - 7/7/2015
3M To Acquire Capital Safety


A BRAND UNLIKE ANY OTHER - sm - May 2015
Avoid Competing On Price By Offering Private Brands


- sm - May 2015
The Private Branding Process


- sm - May 2015
Pros And Cons Of Private Label Products


- sm - May 2015
Advantages Of A pH Neutral Cleaner


- cp - November 2014
Small Dispensers Provide Restrooms With A Sophisticated Look


FANS OF GREEN - sm - November 2014
Learn To Sell Green Products In Sports


GETTING EVEN GREENER - sm - September 2014
Recycled Paper Towels Are The Mainstream


- sm - September 2014
Best Markets For Green Paper Towels


- sm - September 2014
Bamboo Paper Towels Are Examples Of Using Alternative Fibers


- sm - September 2014
Forest Stewardship Council Monitors Paper Towel Sourcing


- cp - August 2014
Do Green Certifications Address Sustainable Cleaning Products?


FORECASTING AFTER AN EXTREME WINTER - sm - August 2014
Distributors Kept Up With Ice Melt Demand Despite Polar Vortex


- sm - August 2014
Forecasting Ice Melt Pre-Orders After A Harsh Winter


- sm - August 2014
Storing Excess Ice Melt In Summer


MAKING THE SWITCH TO GHS - sm - May 2014
Distributors Begin The Private Label Redesign Process


MAKING THE SWITCH TO GHS - sm - May 2014
First In, First Out: Private Brands Phase Out Old Product Labels


UNROLLING TOILET TISSUE SANITATION - hs - November 2013
Reducing Cross-Contamination Of Toilet Tissue


UNROLLING TOILET TISSUE SANITATION - hs - November 2013
Minimizing Microbes on Toilet Tissue Dispensers


UNROLLING TOILET TISSUE SANITATION - hs - November 2013
Touchless Toilet Tissue Improves Sanitation


MANUFACTURER ROUNDTABLE: VACUUMS - cp - November 2013
Must-have Vacuum Attachments


MANUFACTURER ROUNDTABLE: VACUUMS - cp - November 2013
Increase Cleaning Efficiency With Backpack Vacuums


MANUFACTURER ROUNDTABLE: VACUUMS - cp - November 2013
Foot Traffic, Floor Surface Dictate Vacuum Cleaning Frequencies


MANUFACTURER ROUNDTABLE: VACUUMS - cp - November 2013
Are Extra Vacuum Features Worth The Cost?


MANUFACTURER ROUNDTABLE: VACUUMS - cp - November 2013
Reap The Benefits of Ergonomic Vacuums


THE HYGIENIC BENEFITS OF PAPER TOWELS - sm - September 2013
CDC Says Hand Drying Is Essential


THE HYGIENIC BENEFITS OF PAPER TOWELS - sm - September 2013
America Has A Hand Hygiene Problem


THE HYGIENIC BENEFITS OF PAPER TOWELS - sm - September 2013
Study: Mayo Clinic Compares Paper Towels, Other Hand Drying Methods


THE HYGIENIC BENEFITS OF PAPER TOWELS - sm - September 2013
Remove More Germs With Proper Paper Towel Use


THE HYGIENIC BENEFITS OF PAPER TOWELS - sm - September 2013
Mayo Experts Recommend Paper Towels


WAKE-UP CALL - sm - September 2013
Handi-Clean Products Acquisition Boosts Private Brands


IN THE FIELD: PAMPER TENANTS WITH LUXURY FOAM HAND SOAPS - cp - August 2013
Spa Soaps Gain Entrée In The Away-From-Home Market


UPCLOSE: ICE MELT - sm - August 2013
Low Consumer Demand For Green Ice Melt Products


IN THE FIELD: TOILET TISSUE GOES TOUCH-FREE - cp - June 2013
Touchless Toilet Paper Dispensers – There's More Than The ‘Cool Factor’


- news - 7/12/2013
Cascades Honors Distributors For Environmental Efforts


BUNDLING YOUR BRAND - sm - June 2013
Private Label Lines Are Growing


BUNDLING YOUR BRAND - sm - June 2013
Selling Private Label Cleaning Products


BUNDLING YOUR BRAND - sm - June 2013
Product Bundling As Business Protection


BUNDLING YOUR BRAND - sm - June 2013
Marketing Private Label Lines


READY TO UNPLUG - sm - June 2013
Are Battery-Powered Vacuums Worth The Cost?


- news - 6/7/2013
Dreumex Sponsors Dutch Rally Team XDakar


- news - 5/14/2013
ACS Purchases Glit Division, Opens New Plant


ON THE MONEY - sm - April 2013
The Many Cost Savings of Chemical Dilution Systems


- news - 4/19/2013
U.S. Products Begins Facebook Series on Wall-to-Wall Carpeting


MANUFACTURER ROUNDTABLE: TOWEL & TISSUE - cp - April 2013
Paper Towels Versus Hand Dryers


MANUFACTURER ROUNDTABLE: TOWEL & TISSUE - cp - April 2013
Are High-quality Towels Worth the Cost?


- news - 4/12/2013
RyZun Runs Promotion for New Distributors on IndustryHuddle.com


- news - 2/12/2013
Sani Marc Group Acquires Five-L Equipment Ltd.


- news - 1/8/2013
Enviro-Solutions Contracts Wildenberg For Company Assessment


- news - 12/26/2012
TNT Unlimited Garners Several Rep of the Year Awards


- news - 12/7/2012
Core Products Announces Marketing Responsibilities


- hs - November 2012
Green Certifications For Towel And Tissue
Breaking down the green certifications outlined on towel and tissue products

- news - 11/23/2012
HP Products Donates Supplies for Superstorm Sandy Relief


- news - 11/19/2012
Brady Acquires Apex Products Inc. in Northern Nevada


- news - 11/2/2012
Continental Commercial Products Featured On Manufacturing Marvels


- sm - October 2012
Selling Low VOC Cleaning Products
When end users want green chemicals, distributors should suggest low VOC cleaning products

- news - 9/13/2012
HydraMaster and US Products Honor Sept. 11


- news - 9/4/2012
Rubbermaid Buys Virginia Facility


- news - 8/30/2012
U.S. Products Announces Facebook Contest Winner


- cp - August 2012
Cheaters: How To Avoid 'Off-Spec' Paper Products
Detective work is necessary to find out just how good a deal is

- news - 8/23/2012
Carlisle FoodService Products Names New President


- news - 8/9/2012
U.S. Products Launches Ask the Expert Carpet Care Program


- news - 8/8/2012
Kutol Products Holds Manufacturer Rep Summit


- news - 8/1/2012
Nexstep Commercial Products Hires Marketing Manager


FEATURE - hs - June 2012
How To Clean A Restroom When Building Occupants Are Present
Airport housekeeping streamlines how to clean a restroom when foot traffic never dies down

- sm - May 2012
Improving Private Label Sales
A quality product and sound marketing strategy will help boost private label sales

- sm - May 2012
Popular Private Label Cleaning Products
Premium chemicals and traditional paper and can liners are among most the best sellers for private label cleaning products

- news - 5/23/2012
JanSan Specialty Products Adds New Vice President


- sm - May 2012
Tips To Start Private Labeling Products
When private labeling products, jan/san distributors need to perform due diligence before picking their manufacturer

- news - 4/24/2012
Impact Adds Strategic Accounts Manager


- news - 4/20/2012
Impact Adds Textile Industry Veteran


- news - 4/19/2012
Impact Appoints Regional Business Manager


- news - 4/17/2012
Impact Adds Director Of Product Development


- news - 3/23/2012
U.S. Products Introduces New Website and New Facebook Page


- news - 3/21/2012
Nexstep Commercial Products Adds Advanced Shipment Notification Specialist


- news - 3/14/2012
Nexstep Commercial Products Adds Customer Service Rep


- news - 3/9/2012
Keeping Carpet Installation Healthy


- news - 3/6/2012
Nexstep Commercial Products Honors Waldco Sales


- news - 3/1/2012
Nyco Products Acquires Zing Ahead Products


- news - 2/17/2012
HydraMaster Appoints Director of Sales


- news - 1/5/2012
Poulos Rejoins HydraMaster and US Products


- news - 12/30/2011
Nexstep Commercial Products Adds Sales And Marketing Administrator


- news - 12/20/2011
Rubbermaid Expands Operations, Adds Jobs


- news - 12/2/2011
Nexstep Commercial Products Announces New Regional Sales Manager


- cp - November 2011
Challenges To Using Only Green-Certified Products


- cp - November 2011
More BSCs Are Using Green-Certified Products


- news - 11/18/2011
Cintas and Rubbermaid Announce Strategic Alliance


PRODUCTS - sm - November 2011
New Products: November/December 2011


- news - 10/26/2011
NISSCO Awards Kutol Products 2011 Sustainability Award


- news - 10/25/2011
Process Cleaning for Healthy Schools Picks Clorox


- news - 10/24/2011
JanSan Specialty Products Founded As Manufacturers Rep Firm


PRODUCTS - sm - October 2011
New Products: October 2011


- news - 9/29/2011
Gent-l-kleen Products Adds National Sales Manager


- news - 9/23/2011
HydraMaster and U.S. Products Add Four New Hires


- news - 9/23/2011
Pro-Link Adds Richco Products


- news - 9/22/2011
Nyco Hosts Dave Frank Seminar


- news - 9/14/2011
HP Products Acquires Renard Paper


PRODUCTS - sm - September 2011
New Products: September 2011


- news - 8/12/2011
Mytee Products Launches YouTube Channel


- news - 8/9/2011
Nexstep Commercial Products Acquires Hamburg Industries


PRODUCTS - sm - July 2011
New Products: July/August 2011


- sm - June 2011
Gaining Third-party Certification For Private Label Products
Third-party certifications are not carried over from their private label manufacturer

- sm - June 2011
How To Jumpstart A Private Label Program
Distributors say there is no better time than now to begin offering proprietary products

- news - 7/1/2011
Rubbermaid Launches Blog


PRODUCTS - sm - June 2011
New Products: June 2011


- news - 6/20/2011
Nyco Products Hosts Sales Training Event


OBITUARY - sm - May 2011
Obituary: Claude E. "Bud" Strickler Jr.


COVER STORY - sm - May 2011
What's New?
100 products from the last year

ASHKIN ON GREEN - cp - April 2011
Contractors' Role In Earth Day


PRODUCTS - sm - April 2011
New Products: April 2011


PRODUCTS - sm - March 2011
New Products: March 2011


PRODUCTS - sm - February 2011
New Products: February 2011


COVER STORY - sm - February 2011
2011 Buyer's Guide
Sanitary Maintenance's online Buyer's Guide features manufacturers, wholesalers, product and brand-name listings to make sourcing products and suppliers a breeze

GREEN NEWS - sm - January 2011
EcoLogo and ISSA Develop Green Product Purchasing Tool


PRODUCTS - sm - January 2011
New Products: January 2011


UP CLOSE: GREEN PRODUCTS - sm - January 2011
Green From Start To Finish
Life-cycle thinking can help distributors choose between green products

FROM THE EDITOR - sm - January 2011
Life Cycle: The New Industry Buzzword


UP CLOSE: PRIVATE LABEL PRODUCTS - sm - November 2010
Private Label Distributors See Poor Economy As Time To Shine
The slow recovery from the recession has allowed distributors more time to market and engage potential and current clients

FREETIME - sm - November 2010
Building Homes In Mexico


PRODUCTS - sm - September 2010
New Products: September 2010


UP CLOSE: TOWEL & TISSUE - sm - August 2010
Know Your Green Paper Certifications
Green paper products come with a laundry list of certifications. Breaking down what each one means

PRODUCTS - sm - August 2010
New Products: July/August 2010


FREETIME - sm - June 2010
Furniture That's Better Than New


PRODUCTS - sm - June 2010
New Products: June 2010


GREEN CLEANING - cp - June 2010
Oxygen, Plants and Water: A New Class Of Ingredients


MERGERS & ACQUISITIONS - sm - June 2010
WAXIE Acquires Five Star Sanitary Products


WHOLESALERS - sm - June 2010
Wholesalers: Multiple Markets, One Partner
Many distributors are thinking diversification after the recession. Partnering with a wholesaler can help ease the transition

IN THE NEWS - sm - May 2010
EPA's Updates To DfE Program Affects Private-Label Products


PRODUCTS - sm - April 2010
New Products: April 2010


PRODUCTS - sm - March 2010
New Products: March 2010


PRODUCTS - sm - February 2010
New Products: February 2010


PRODUCTS - sm - January 2010
New Products: January 2010


ASHKIN ON GREEN - cp - October 2009
Green Paper And Plastic


PRODUCTS - sm - September 2009
New Products: September 2009


UP CLOSE: RESTROOM CARE - sm - June 2009
Feminine Hygiene: The Untapped Market
Feminine hygiene products are often overlooked by purchasing agents

PRODUCTS - sm - June 2009
New Products: June 2009


MERGERS AND ACQUISITIONS - sm - May 2009
Kimberly-Clark Acquires Safety Products Company


UP CLOSE: PRIVATE-LABEL PRODUCTS - sm - April 2009
Competing Against National Brands
Customer interest in private-label products are expected to increase during a recession

PRODUCTS - sm - April 2009
New Products: April 2009


UP CLOSE: OXY & BIOBASED PRODUCTS - sm - January 2009
Restroom Cleaning With Natural Resources
From soap to glass cleaner, oxygen and biobased products can be used in nearly all restroom areas

CLEANING PROFESSIONAL'S FIELD GUIDE 2009 - cp - January 2009
Customers Demand Green; BSCs Supply It


FREETIME - sm - November 2008
Doing Business On The ‘Other Side Of The Tracks’


UP CLOSE - sm - August 2008
Hand Dryers: Several Markets Poised To Reap Benefits
Movie theaters, stadiums and restaurants favor eco-friendly option over costly towels

UP CLOSE - sm - August 2008
Oxy, Citrus, Soy: Products Continue To Evolve
New ingredients, greener outlook and greater efficacy help fuel demand

FEATURE - hs - June 2008
What's New 2008 Product Showcase


SPECIAL ADVERTISING SECTION - sm - April 2008
CEOs on Sustainability
Industry suppliers share their views on green products and processes

FREETIME - sm - March 2008
Helping Out Ohio Mothers


OPERATIONSLOG: FLOOR CARE - cp - March 2008
Floor Stripper Chemistry And Odor Continue To Improve


- cp - March 2008
cleantip CleanTips: A Green Culture Starts From Within


PRODUCTSHOWCASE - cp - February 2008
What's New: Special Product Section
Product innovations over the past year include an increased emphasis on green cleaning, bio-based products, touch-free fixtures, cleaning systems and technology that helps building service contractors do a better job. This special product section showcases 75 of them.

MARKET PULSE - sm - January 2008
Selling A Complete Touch-free Restroom
The emergence of more touch-free products has given distributors new sales techniques when selling to end-users

PRODUCTS - sm - June 2007
Products and Solutions


- news - 5/16/2007
Janitorial Equipment and Supplies Demand to Reach $7.6 Billion in 2011


EDITOR'S NOTE - sm - May 2007
Customers Need To Know: ‘What’s New?’


OPERATIONSLOG - cp - February 2007
TOUCH-FREE PRODUCTS
Maintaining Quality Service In A Touch-Free Restroom

If people walk into a restroom and see towels on the floor, they immediately think the entire room is unkempt

OPERATIONSLOG - cp - January 2007
BSCs Adopting Green, Despite A Lack of Customer Demand


PRODUCT GALLERY - hs - November 2006
New Products


PRODUCTS - sm - November 2006
Products and Solutions


PRODUCTS - sm - October 2006
ISSA/INTERCLEAN Products


- news - 9/6/2006
Unisource To Launch 'Green' Product Line


SAFETY PRODUCTS - sm - September 2006
Safety Products Keep Customers Safe And Sound
Workplace safety is critical in our litigious society. Distributors can help customers comply with regulations by providing safety products — and an education

PRODUCTS - sm - September 2006
Products and Solutions


OPERATIONSLOG: SOAP AND TOWELS - cp - August 2006
Encouraging Hand Washing: Finding the Right Products


PRODUCTS - sm - August 2006
Products and Solutions


GREEN - sm - June 2006
Green Cleaning's Roots
Green is huge, this we know. A look at green milestones and noteworthy events helps explain how we got here

See this month's Green Product Directory of Web sites



GREEN - sm - June 2006
Green Product Directory
The following list of companies have a product or products with “Green Seal” certification, the Carpet and Rug Institute’s “Green Label” approval and/or the Environmental Choice Program’s “EcoLogo.” These company names were gathered directly from the certifying organizations’ Web sites on May 17. Any updates to the sites after May 17 will not be reflected in this listing. If no Web site address is listed, there either was not one provided on the certifier’s Web site, or the company’s Web site could not be conclusively determined.

See this month's feature article Green Roots


PRODUCTS AND SOLUTIONS - sm - April 2006
Products and Solutions


PURCHASING - cp - March 2006
Cleaning Products: A BSC Wish List
Contractors sound off on the products and equipment they’d like to see from their suppliers

EDITORIAL - cp - March 2006
New Cleaning Products On A Pedestal


EDITOR'S NOTE - sm - February 2006
SM's 50th Product Guide


PRODUCT GALLERY - hs - February 2006
New Products


- sm - January 2006
PRODUCTS & SOLUTIONS


COVER STORY - cp - January 2006
Cleaning Products: The Top 10 Innovations
A decade's worth of tools and products that have profoundly changed the way we clean

OPERATIONSLOG - cp - January 2006
The State Of Green Products: A Supplier Discussion


CLEANING OPERATIONS - hs - November 2005
Product Gallery
A round-up of the industry’s most innovative, new technology

NEWSBRIEFS - cp - November 2005
Antibacterial Products: FDA, Organizations Debate Effects


GOVERNMENT BUILDINGS - hs - September 2004
Green Cleaning: Feds to Clean with Biobased Products
Law mandates federal agencies purchase cleaning products derived from agricultural materials

OPERATIONS LOG - cp - September 2004
Paper And Soap Dispensing Trends: Big, Simple And Stylish
Dispensers

OPERATIONS LOG - cp - July 2004
Green Customers' Wish Lists
Green Cleaning

OPERATIONS LOG - cp - July 2004
Restroom Care: Supply Shortage Is A Sin No BSC Wants To Commit
Restroom Care

OPERATIONS LOG - cp - May 2004
Is Paper Just Paper? BSCs Dispel The Myth
Towel & Tissue