People And Company Notes: October 2009
By SM Editorial Staff
DCL Solutions Inc., Philadelphia, announced that Terri Laws has joined the company as controller.
ProTeam, Boise, Idaho, announced the retirement of Mark Reimers, one of the company's original leaders and senior vice president of commercial sales. He will continue to serve as a mentor and advisor.
STOKO Skin Care, Greensboro, N.C., announced that Senior Technical Manager Armand Coppotelli has achieved ISSA Certification Expert (I.C.E.) status.
Peter Henson of the Henson Sales Group Ltd., Wayne, Pa. has earned the Certified Sustainable Building Advisor (CSBA) credential from the National Sustainable Building Advisor Program, based in Seattle.
Impact Products LLC, Toledo, Ohio, hired Adam Siegel to cover the North American sales territory for the company's textile division.
WAXIE Sanitary Supply, San Diego, promoted Jeff Blodgett to regional sales manager of its San Diego division.
Georgia-Pacific Professional, Atlanta, received a 2009 GHX Best in Class Award for achieving the highest year-over-year market share growth in the 2008 calendar year in the Metal/Plastic/Paper Products category.
The company was also ranked No. 215 on Inc. magazine's annual 500/5,000 listing of America's fastest growing private companies.
Avmor Ltd., Laval, Quebec, Canada, launched Kleen Canada, a new division of Avmor. Kleen Canada provides a Canadian alternative for the foodservice and hospitality industries' warewash and cleaning needs.
National Independent Sanitary Supply Companies (NISSCO), Dulles, Va., recently added 13 new distributor members.
JohnsonDiversey Inc., Sturtevant, Wis., released its 2008 Global Responsibility Report and revealed improvements in worldwide reductions in five environmental performance measures: effluent COD, waste disposed, total water usage, net water efficiency, and total energy usage.
The company also donated a four-year, $1 million grant to World Wildlife Fund to help establish global standards for water stewardship.
SCA's renovated Dispenser Innovation Center in Philadelphia has achieved the U.S. Green Building Council's Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design: Commercial Interior (LEED-CI) certification.
DadePaper, Miami, announces that Procter & Gamble Professional (P&G) has designated the company as a P&G Pro Line Preferred Distributor in several regions including territories in Georgia, Northern and Central Florida, Alabama and Tennessee.
The Green Patriot Working Group added Earth Friendly Products, Winnetka, Ill., to its list of "Green 100" companies based on its environmental stewardship and market influence. Earthy Friendly is one of only four cleaning product companies on the list.
Kimberly-Clark Professional, Roswell, Ga., has received Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) chain-of-custody certification for a broad range of tissue and towel products, making it the first away-from-home tissue products provider in North America to receive this distinction. The label certifies that the wood fiber used to make the products comes from well-managed FSC-certified forests or from post-consumer recycled fiber.
The company has also set a goal of obtaining 100 percent of the company's wood fiber for tissue products. By the end of 2011, Kimberly-Clark will ensure that 40 percent of its North American tissue fiber is either recycled or FSC certified.