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CDC Releases Updated COVID-19 Guidance

[CleanLink.com News of Interest] Thursday, March 07, 2024

CDC Considering COVID-19 Spring Booster Recommendation

[CleanLink.com News of Interest] Friday, February 23, 2024

New COVID-19 Subvariant Named Fastest-Growing

[CleanLink.com News of Interest] Wednesday, January 10, 2024

Forecasting Flu, RSV and COVID-19 Severity This Winter

[CleanLink.com News of Interest] Thursday, November 09, 2023

Data Reveals COVID-19 Vaccination Trends After Latest Rollout

[CleanLink.com News of Interest] Monday, November 06, 2023

The Latest on COVID-19 Subvariants and Vaccines

[CleanLink.com News of Interest] Wednesday, October 25, 2023
The COVID-19 pandemic brought along with it a heightened sense of awareness regarding hygiene and cleanliness. Queen’s University in Kingston, Ontario, Canada,...read more The post Queen’s University Teams With CIMS for Clean, Healthy Facilities appeared first on ISSA.

What to Know About Updated COVID-19 Vaccines

[CleanLink.com News of Interest] Tuesday, September 19, 2023

COVID-19 Spikes Lead to School Closures Across 3 Districts

[CleanLink.com News of Interest] Friday, September 08, 2023

Court Rules Employers Not Liable for Family Spread of COVID-19

[CleanLink.com News of Interest] Friday, July 21, 2023

COVID-19 Vaccination Program Announced For Uninsured Americans

[CleanLink.com News of Interest] Thursday, July 20, 2023

$200 Billion in COVID-19 Relief Fraud Estimated

[CleanLink.com News of Interest] Monday, July 10, 2023
Smith Corona Launches a New Brand: Pinnacle Labels
New company aims to distinguish itself from other scale label distributors by cutting out the middleman and selling direct to end-users at competitive prices.
Pinnacle Labels Launches as New Division of Smith Corona Labels
New company aims to distinguish itself from other scale label distributors by cutting out the middleman and selling direct to end-users at competitive prices.

CDC Releases New Air Ventilation Guidelines

[ISSA] Tuesday, May 16, 2023
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has released updated ventilation guidelines for mitigating the spread of COVID-19 in indoor...read more The post CDC Releases New Air Ventilation Guidelines appeared first on ISSA.

CDC Director to Resign Following End of COVID-19 Emergency

[CleanLink.com News of Interest] Monday, May 15, 2023

WHO Declares COVID-19 No Longer a Public Health Emergency

[CleanLink.com News of Interest] Friday, May 12, 2023

Certain COVID-19 Vaccination Mandates Lifted This Week

[CleanLink.com News of Interest] Thursday, May 11, 2023

Challenges for Distributors and the Supply Chain in 2023

[Innovations, Trends & Technology Archives - ISSA] Wednesday, April 26, 2023
Jansan and other distributors have been grappling with several challenges since the COVID-19 pandemic began. Once the pandemic subsided, many thought things...read more The post Challenges for Distributors and the Supply Chain in 2023 appeared first on ISSA.

Challenges for Distributors and the Supply Chain in 2023

[Innovations, Trends & Technology Archives - ISSA BACKUP] Wednesday, April 26, 2023
Jansan and other distributors have been grappling with several challenges since the COVID-19 pandemic began. Once the pandemic subsided, many thought things...read more The post Challenges for Distributors and the Supply Chain in 2023 appeared first on ISSA BACKUP.

Biden Signs Resolution Officially Ending Emergency Response to COVID-19 Pandemic

[CleanLink.com News of Interest] Tuesday, April 18, 2023

Podcast | The Paper Industry: Challenges and Opportunities

[Paperboard/Corrugated/Cartons] Tuesday, April 18, 2023
Podcast | The Paper Industry: Challenges and Opportunities
In this episode with Carl Kanner, vice president at Smith Corona, we discuss challenges facing the paper industry as well as opportunities for the sector in the labeling and packaging space.
Smith Corona Labels Unveils New On-Site Nitrogen Generation System
Company is now utilizing a rare procedure for their silicone curing process to both improve overall label production quality and expand a greener initiative. 

How to Sell Outsourcing in a Post-COVID World

[CleanLink.com News of Interest] Thursday, March 23, 2023

Scientists Create Anti-COVID Spray with 24-Hour Effectiveness

[CleanLink.com News of Interest] Friday, February 10, 2023

Green Cleaning in a Post-COVID Era: Where Does the Industry Stand?

[CleanLink.com News of Interest] Wednesday, February 01, 2023

Reusable Packaging Association Elects New Board of Directors

[Sustainable Packaging] Tuesday, January 17, 2023
Reusable Packaging Association Elects New Board of Directors
New chairman says COVID-19 pandemic spurred manufacturers and consumers to seek ways to reduce waste and create a more circular economy. Group aims to meet rising demand for reusable packaging products and services.

2023 Packaging Industry Outlook

[Sustainable Packaging] Thursday, January 05, 2023
2023 Packaging Industry Outlook
In 2022, the Coronavirus pandemic finally started to loosen its grip on consumer spending habits as mobility shot back up. However, this good news was offset by global supply issues as many industries failed to keep pace with rising consumer demand.

Forecasting the Business Impact of COVID-19, Flu Season this Winter

[CleanLink.com News of Interest] Thursday, November 10, 2022

Healthy Buildings: Helping Drive Better Outcomes for Business & Public Health

[Cleaning for Health Archives - ISSA] Wednesday, October 26, 2022
Of the many lasting impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, one is unquestionably our heightened attention to the health and safety of public...read more The post Healthy Buildings: Helping Drive Better Outcomes for Business & Public Health appeared first on ISSA.
Hill & Markes Inc. recently hosted a roundtable on COVID-19, influenza, and other infectious diseases. The video conference featured Patty Olinger, the executive...read more The post Hill & Markes Hosts Infectious Disease Roundtable With GBAC Executive Director appeared first on ISSA.
Last month, the ISSA Cleaning & Hygiene Expo returned to an in-person format for the first time since the outbreak of COVID-19...read more The post ISSA Cleaning & Hygiene Reports Record Attendance appeared first on ISSA.

The ISSA Impact: DCS Global Enterprise

[ISSA] Friday, September 30, 2022
With the COVID-19 pandemic having redefined cleaning, the services and support of cleaning consulting companies have been invaluable to many in the...read more The post The ISSA Impact: DCS Global Enterprise appeared first on ISSA.

How the COVID-19 Pandemic Has Affected Hand Hygiene

[CleanLink.com News of Interest] Wednesday, September 21, 2022

The Facility Management Perspective

[ISSA] Friday, August 19, 2022
Welcome to the new normal for facilities services. COVID-19 has changed everything in the facilities industry: How we manage facilities, how we...read more The post The Facility Management Perspective appeared first on ISSA.

CDC Updates COVID-19 Guidance

[CleanLink.com News of Interest] Tuesday, August 16, 2022

How COVID-19 Impacts the Surface Disinfectant Wipes Market

[CleanLink.com News of Interest] Friday, July 22, 2022

Case Study | Schur Flexibles Provides Safety Solution

[Coronavirus Coverage] Sunday, May 15, 2022
Case Study | Schur Flexibles Provides Safety Solution
Hygiene and food safety have always been important, but the coronavirus has highlighted the need for greater awareness and vigilance. Consumers expect a high level of protection at point-of-sale. In response to this, Schur Flexibles is offering to apply an antibacterial varnish to a range of its films.
Dow, Sartorius and Südpack Collaborate to Support Global Supply of Coronavirus Vaccines
Essential products manufactured by Sartorius, using Südpack polymer films made from Dow resins, support safe and effective vaccine production for global vaccine supply. 

Thriving in Unprecedented Times

[Coronavirus Coverage] Friday, January 21, 2022
Thriving in Unprecedented Times
RRD helps Levain Bakery expand enhance and improve brand experience as well as efficiencies amid COVID-19.

Bioneer Equips 9 COVID-19 Test Kit Production Lines with HERMA Labelers

[Coronavirus Coverage] Friday, January 07, 2022
Bioneer Equips 9 COVID-19 Test Kit Production Lines with HERMA Labelers
HERMA Basic applicators precisely apply 300mm-long top labels for product identification and tamper evidence. 

Machine Optimization for Sustainable Flexible Packaging

[Coronavirus Coverage] Tuesday, September 07, 2021
Machine Optimization for Sustainable Flexible Packaging
Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, sustainability goals may have taken a backseat to safety concerns — but they never went away. In fact, 85% of Americans think about sustainability the same amount or more during the pandemic.

Fitting Five Years of Digital Development into 18 Months

[Coronavirus Coverage] Monday, August 30, 2021
Fitting Five Years of Digital Development into 18 Months
How COVID-19 has accelerated the digitalization of modern production lines and the resultant, permanent change in mindset it has brought about.

COVID-19 and Its Impact on the Print Machinery Market

[Coronavirus Coverage] Wednesday, July 14, 2021
COVID-19 and Its Impact on the Print Machinery Market
According to a report from Smithers, COVID-19 has had a major impact on the print machinery market, with an accelerating effect on trends that were already being established.

The Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on the Packaging Industry

[Coronavirus Coverage] Thursday, July 08, 2021
The Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on the Packaging Industry
Consumer habits changed significantly during the pandemic, affecting the packaging industry. 

Beverage Packaging for Staying In (Or Going Out)

[Paperboard/Corrugated/Cartons] Thursday, June 03, 2021
Beverage Packaging for Staying In (Or Going Out)
As COVID-19 affected both manufacturers and worldwide shipping, automation has helped companies do more with less. 
As Covid Exits, Sustainable Packaging Development Moves Forward in 2021
The pandemic wreaked havoc on business development in 2021, and so many companies had to shift business objectives to meet the moment.

Assessing the Strategic Role of Enterprise Labeling

[Coronavirus Coverage] Wednesday, March 31, 2021
Assessing the Strategic Role of Enterprise Labeling
With the advent of COVID-19, the need to review and understand the impact of labeling is becoming even more prevalent.

Assessing the Strategic Role of Enterprise Labeling

[Coronavirus Coverage] Tuesday, March 30, 2021
Assessing the Strategic Role of Enterprise Labeling
With the advent of COVID-19, the need to review and understand the impact of labeling is becoming even more prevalent.

Sustainability and E-commerce are Influencing the Paperboard Industry

[Coronavirus Coverage] Tuesday, March 30, 2021
Sustainability and E-commerce are Influencing the Paperboard Industry
Flexible Packaging spoke with Mika Joukio, CEO of Metsä Board, to share his thoughts on sustainable packaging, package design trends and the impact of COVID-19 on the industry.
One Year Later: How the COVID-19 Pandemic Continues to Drive Long-term Shifts in Packaging Strategies
Several shifts perpetuated by the pandemic now represent long-term changes that will ultimately serve to benefit the manufacturing and packaging industries.

USDA, FDA Reaffirm No COVID-19 Transmission Via Food Packaging

[Coronavirus Coverage] Thursday, February 18, 2021
The epidemiologic and scientific information continues to indicate a lack of transmission from food and food packaging.

Syntegon Supports CARE Campaign

[Coronavirus Coverage] Thursday, January 28, 2021
Syntegon donated a grant to CARE to assist people vulnerable to the COVID-19 pandemic. 

Coval Designs New Vacuum Chamber

[Coronavirus Coverage] Wednesday, January 27, 2021
Coval Designs New Vacuum Chamber
The CVGM series mini vacuum chamber was designed in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
New Report Reveals Manufacturing Industry Pivots to Fulfill Needs for COVID-19, Vaccine Rollout
Thomas, the leader in product sourcing, supplier selection, and marketing solutions for industry manufacturing, released its '2020 Q4 Top Manufacturing Trends,' identifying the top products and services sourced by North American manufacturers, as well as sharing predictions for 2021 industrial sourcing trends. 

Smithfield Foods Prepares for COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution to Employees

[Coronavirus Coverage] Thursday, January 07, 2021
Smithfield Foods Prepares for COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution to Employees
Smithfield Foods, the world’s largest pork processor, announced that it is actively preparing for COVID-19 vaccine distribution to employees and has medical capabilities at its U.S. plants. Meatpacking workers were among the groups hit hardest by the new coronavirus last year.

Clorox Plans Increased Production on Flat Wipes Packs

[Coronavirus Coverage] Thursday, December 24, 2020
Clorox Plans Increased Production on Flat Wipes Packs
After its best year since 1998, according to Bloomberg, Clorox Company is planning on rolling out more pocket-sized packs of disinfecting wipes. With the plastic tubs of 35 to 75 wet wipes being a coveted item during the Covid-19 pandemic, more flat packets of are being added for on-the-go travel.
Getting Ahead of the Curve with Sustainable Packaging as the Pandemic Continues
Has sustainability taken a backseat as concerns about COVID-19 continue to dominate? News cycles have shifted. Coverage of and concerns about the negative impacts that plastic and other non-sustainable items have on the environment seems to have declined a bit. People have turned to single use items in droves—disinfecting wipes, paper masks, plastic grocery bags—things that don’t have more than one “touch point” to avoid possible virus transfer. 

Robopac's Role in Packaging and Transportation of COVID-19 Vaccine

[Coronavirus Coverage] Thursday, December 17, 2020
Robopac's Role in Packaging and Transportation of COVID-19 Vaccine
End-of-line packaging and technology partner to Pfizer, Robopac will be guaranteeing the vaccine's packaging and transport safety following its contribution to the development of solutions for the packaging of pharmaceutical products made by the pharma company.
Packaging Methodologies for a Record-Breaking Holiday Season and Beyond
It’s no secret that 2020 has been a year like no other. As the coronavirus pandemic swept across the globe, Americans had to adjust to a new reality: wearing masks, social distancing and staying home as much as possible. 

Vericool to Launch Vaccine Recyclable and Compostable Shipping Cooler

[Coronavirus Coverage] Monday, November 30, 2020
Vericool to Launch Vaccine Recyclable and Compostable Shipping Cooler
Vericool, the inventors of the world’s first recyclable/biodegradable cooler, has developed a worldwide sustainable thermal solution for shipping COVID-19 vaccines that is both recyclable and compostable.  

CVS Moves to Digital, Non-Toxic Sales Receipts

[Food Service Packaging] Wednesday, October 21, 2020
CVS Moves to Digital, Non-Toxic Sales Receipts
As paper receipt usage sees a dramatic reduction because of the COVID-19 pandemic, CVS, the largest U.S. pharmacy chain, is responding to pressure from Green America and thousands of consumers and stopped using thermal receipt paper coated in Bisphenol S (BPS), an endocrine-disrupting chemical linked to health issues. 
Decoding Automation: Essential Considerations for Manufacturers Revamping Their Systems
Automation is quickly becoming the answer for manufacturers seeking greater proactivity, boosted uptime and a stronger ROI — especially amid COVID-19.

Easing Product Safety Concerns in Today’s Climate

[Coronavirus Coverage] Tuesday, October 13, 2020
Easing Product Safety Concerns in Today’s Climate
Amid this uncertainty, consumers are practicing new approaches to various aspects of their lives, including how they conduct visits with loved ones or how they clock in for work. In particular, COVID-19 has prompted a major shift in how people shop.

Pharmaceutical Bottles to Grow to 5.8 billion in 2024

[Coronavirus Coverage] Monday, September 21, 2020
Pharmaceutical Bottles to Grow to 5.8 billion in 2024
Drug-producing industries are expected to continue to operate at normal or near normal capacities despite the COVID-19 pandemic.
Fast, Flexible Labeling Machine Suited to Ramp Up Disinfectant Production
HERMA US Inc. has introduced a flexible, high throughput labeling machine ideally suited to ramp up supplies, such as disinfectants, necessary to combat the COVID-19 pandemic. 

Case Study: School District Utilizes Versatile Floor Cleaners

[CleanLink.com News of Interest] Friday, May 17, 2024
Welcome to the latest ISSA Legislative & Regulatory Update, a biweekly roundup of the public-policy issues currently impacting the full cleaning supply...read more The post ISSA LARU—Help Put Period Products in Schools appeared first on ISSA.

Winner Announced in 5th Annual Custodians Are Key Program

[CleanLink.com News of Interest] Friday, May 17, 2024
Sofidel has been named a recipient of a Sustainability, Environmental Achievement, and Leadership (SEAL) Environmental Initiatives Award. The annual SEAL awards program recognizes companies...read more The post Sofidel Recognized for Sustainability Initiatives appeared first on ISSA.

PathoSans Honors Eden Green Technology for CSR Initiatives

[CleanLink.com News of Interest] Friday, May 17, 2024
Aramark has been named to global volunteer service organization Points of Light’s 2024 Civic 50 list. Established in 2012, Points of Light’s annual...read more The post Aramark Recognized Among Top Community-Minded Companies appeared first on ISSA.

Industry Loses Former Stepan Co. CEO

[ISSA] Friday, May 17, 2024
F. Quinn Stepan, the longtime Stepan Co. chairman, president, and CEO passed away on May 13. Born in 1937 and raised in...read more The post Industry Loses Former Stepan Co. CEO appeared first on ISSA.
Four ISSA-member companies have been named to Fair360’s Top 50 Companies. To develop the 2024 index, Fair360, formerly known as DiversityInc, assessed...read more The post ISSA Members Recognized for Diversity Initiatives appeared first on ISSA.

Imperial Dade Expands New York Presence

[CleanLink.com News of Interest] Friday, May 17, 2024

EPR Policy Gets a National Audience

[Sustainable Packaging] Friday, May 17, 2024
EPR Policy Gets a National Audience
AMERIPEN’s Dan Felton recently told a U.S. Senate committee that more data is needed to build consensus among industry, environmental, and government stakeholders in order to develop comprehensive packaging EPR policy.

Golden West Packaging Announces New Leadership Team, Investment in Growth

[Paperboard/Corrugated/Cartons] Friday, May 17, 2024
Golden West Packaging Announces New Leadership Team, Investment in Growth
In addition to management changes, the company announced significant investments in new equipment, including a new BOBST 64" Masterflute In-Line Laminator to be installed in the company's Sacramento facility.

Betco Appoints VP of Operations

[ISSA] Thursday, May 16, 2024
Betco® Corp. has promoted Matt Luchansky to vice president of operations. Luchansky joined Betco in 2012 as a production supervisor and most recently served...read more The post Betco Appoints VP of Operations appeared first on ISSA.

Essity to Open Research Facility in France

[ISSA] Thursday, May 16, 2024
Essity has announced plans to invest in a new global center for research and development (R&D) in Alsace, France. The new facility will...read more The post Essity to Open Research Facility in France appeared first on ISSA.

Imperial Dade Acquires Canpaco

[ISSA] Thursday, May 16, 2024
Imperial Dade has purchased Canpaco Inc., Crystal Poly Converters, Arcadian Paper Converters Inc., and Canadian Paper & Packaging Co. LTD (collectively known as Canpaco)...read more The post Imperial Dade Acquires Canpaco appeared first on ISSA.

GDI Purchases Paramount Building Solutions

[ISSA] Thursday, May 16, 2024
GDI Integrated Facility Services Inc. has acquired Paramount Building Solutions. Headquartered in Phoenix, Paramount is a multi-state provider of commercial janitorial and...read more The post GDI Purchases Paramount Building Solutions appeared first on ISSA.

BSC Fined for Child Labor Violations

[CleanLink.com News of Interest] Thursday, May 16, 2024

Interclean Amsterdam Innovation Award Winners Announced

[CleanLink.com News of Interest] Thursday, May 16, 2024

LCS Janitorial Service & Supply Joins NSA

[CleanLink.com News of Interest] Thursday, May 16, 2024
TAPPI and AICC Now Accepting Entries for Box Manufacturing Olympics
Industry-wide competition celebrates greatest achievements and innovations at SuperCorrExpo.

Kimberly-Clark Appoints Chief Growth Officer

[ISSA] Wednesday, May 15, 2024
Kimberly-Clark Corp., parent company of Kimberly-Clark Professional, has appointed Patricia Corsi chief growth officer, effective July 1. Corsi joins Kimberly-Clark from Bayer Consumer Health,...read more The post Kimberly-Clark Appoints Chief Growth Officer appeared first on ISSA.

Raxwell Adds Senior Advisor

[ISSA] Wednesday, May 15, 2024
Raxwell Inc. has appointed Terry Neal senior advisor. Neal has more than 25 years of senior management experience, including a decade of...read more The post Raxwell Adds Senior Advisor appeared first on ISSA.
BEST has been named one of Canada’s Best Managed Companies by Deloitte. Established in 1993, the international consulting firm’s annual awards program recognizes the top companies...read more The post BEST Recognized for Management Practices for 10th Consecutive Year appeared first on ISSA.

Imperial Dade Expands Coverage in New York

[ISSA] Wednesday, May 15, 2024
Imperial Dade has acquired Rochester, New York-based 3G Packaging Inc. for an undisclosed sum in a private financial transaction. Established in 2016 by Vince...read more The post Imperial Dade Expands Coverage in New York appeared first on ISSA.
Aramark’s healthcare division, Aramark Healthcare+, has been included in Modern Healthcare’s 2024 Best Places to Work. The publication’s annual award program identifies...read more The post Aramark Among Best Places to Work in Healthcare appeared first on ISSA.

Betco Launches Elite Cleaning Professional Certification Program

[CleanLink.com News of Interest] Wednesday, May 15, 2024

Aramark Hosts International Innovation Summit in Chile

[CleanLink.com News of Interest] Wednesday, May 15, 2024
Nuspark, recently acquired by Rychiger, aims to educate customers on new name
Through a series of instructional videos, as well as print and banner ads, the company aims to guide customers through the proper pronunciation of Rychiger.

AMERIPEN Hits 100 Members, Embarks on Refreshed Strategy

[Sustainable Packaging] Wednesday, May 15, 2024
AMERIPEN Hits 100 Members, Embarks on Refreshed Strategy
Organization remains steadfast in pursuing its goals to promote balanced, science-based policy decisions around some of the most critical issues for packaging today: producer responsibility, labeling, recycled content mandates, and many more.
PODCAST | The Role of Inks, Coatings & Adhesives in Sustainable Packaging
In this interview, two experts at Sun Chemical discuss the evolution and commercial breakthroughs of inks, coatings and adhesives and how they are helping the flexible packaging sector achieve sustainability.

May/June CMM Digital Issue Now Available

[ISSA] Tuesday, May 14, 2024
The May/June issue of Cleaning & Maintenance Management is now available in a digital format. This edition focuses on care for various...read more The post May/June CMM Digital Issue Now Available appeared first on ISSA.
Tennant Co. has named Izet Subasic grand prize winner of its fifth annual Custodians Are Key recognition program. First launched in September 2019, the annual...read more The post Tennant Reveals Custodians Are Key Grand Prize Winner appeared first on ISSA.

Softbank Partners With Infogrid

[ISSA] Tuesday, May 14, 2024
SoftBank Robotics has entered into a strategic partnership with smart building technology developer Infogrid. Under the terms of the agreement, Infogrid’s Smart Cleaning Pro...read more The post Softbank Partners With Infogrid appeared first on ISSA.

Report Reveals Latest Office Occupancy Trends

[CleanLink.com News of Interest] Tuesday, May 14, 2024
Beontag Develops Range of Self-Adhesive Wine Labels
Beontag’s Grass Natural label is made of up to 40% grass fiber combined with FSC certified cellulose.

Key Factors Behind the Rise of Hospital Cleaning Chemicals

[CleanLink.com News of Interest] Tuesday, May 14, 2024

ABM Affiliate Expands in Canada

[CleanLink.com News of Interest] Tuesday, May 14, 2024

ACI to Host Mid-Year Meeting in June

[CleanLink.com News of Interest] Tuesday, May 14, 2024

Personal Care Packaging Pursues Green Path

[Sustainable Packaging] Tuesday, May 14, 2024
Personal Care Packaging Pursues Green Path
Check out these stories showing that everything old is new again — literally, in the context of recycling.

Dispelling the Myths and Misconceptions about Digital Corrugated Printing

[Paperboard/Corrugated/Cartons] Tuesday, May 14, 2024
Dispelling the Myths and Misconceptions about Digital Corrugated Printing
In this article, Domino’s Ben Ginesi offers his perspective on how digital corrugated printing stacks up against flexographic and lithographic printing.

ISS Appoints Head of Investor Relations

[ISSA] Monday, May 13, 2024
ISS S/A, parent company of ISS Facility Services, has appointed Michael Vitfell-Rasmussen head of group investor relations, effective August 1. Vitfell-Rasmussen has more...read more The post ISS Appoints Head of Investor Relations appeared first on ISSA.

Sodexo Enrolls at McNeese State

[ISSA] Monday, May 13, 2024
Sodexo has been awarded a catering and food service contract with McNeese State University. The 10-year deal calls for Sodexo to provide...read more The post Sodexo Enrolls at McNeese State appeared first on ISSA.

PCT Supports Area Nurses

[ISSA] Monday, May 13, 2024
Prestigious Cleaning Team (PCT) recently donated gift cards and a luncheon to nurses at Grady Memorial Hospital in Atlanta. RJ and Asha Patel, PCT...read more The post PCT Supports Area Nurses appeared first on ISSA.
Longtime cleaning industry sales representative Laddi Frisinger passed away April 20, 2024. Frisinger entered the cleaning industry in October 1970 as a...read more The post Industry Loses Longtime Sales Rep Laddi Frisinger appeared first on ISSA.

New Forecast Tool Available to Combat Heat Risk

[CleanLink.com News of Interest] Monday, May 13, 2024

PuroClean Donating Supplies for Upcoming School Year

[CleanLink.com News of Interest] Monday, May 13, 2024

Betco Announces Recent Sales Team Promotions

[CleanLink.com News of Interest] Monday, May 13, 2024

Using UVC to Supplement Infection Prevention in Healthcare

[Housekeeping Solutions Articles] Monday, May 13, 2024
Velteko offers packaging machines for operations requiring high hygiene standards
The VELTEKO WASHDOWN-360 vertical packaging machine can be used in operations with more stringent hygiene requirements as well as anywhere that liquids need to be packaged.
CBF Live, the premier in-person training and networking event for residential cleaning business owners, is delighted to announce the successful conclusion of...read more The post CBF Live Celebrates Success of 3rd Annual Gala Benefitting Cleaning for a Reason appeared first on ISSA.

6 Business Leaders Share Life Lessons Learned from their Mothers

[CleanLink.com News of Interest] Friday, May 10, 2024

CASE STUDY: Floor Machine Saves Miami University Huge Productivity Hours

[CleanLink.com News of Interest] Friday, May 10, 2024

3M Expands Nebraska Manufacturing Plant

[CleanLink.com News of Interest] Friday, May 10, 2024

Office Pride Commercial Cleaning in Central Indiana Named Top Workplace

[CleanLink.com News of Interest] Friday, May 10, 2024

ISSA LARU—Overtime Final Rule Released

[ISSA] Friday, May 10, 2024
Welcome to the latest ISSA Legislative & Regulatory Update, a biweekly roundup of the public-policy issues currently impacting the full cleaning supply...read more The post ISSA LARU—Overtime Final Rule Released appeared first on ISSA.

OSHA Restructures Regional Operations

[ISSA] Thursday, May 09, 2024
The U.S. Department of Labor has announced strategic changes to its Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (OSHA) regional operations. According to a...read more The post OSHA Restructures Regional Operations appeared first on ISSA.
A recent survey released by Jones Lang LaSalle (JLL) found 87% of responding organizations are operating with some form of a hybrid working...read more The post JLL Survey Finds Hybrid Working is Now the Norm appeared first on ISSA.

How Cleaning Business Can Boost Marketing Through Tip Sheets

[CleanLink.com News of Interest] Thursday, May 09, 2024

Indoor Health Council Earns Praise from Leading Cognitive Psychologists

[CleanLink.com News of Interest] Thursday, May 09, 2024

Sodexo Agrees to Contract with University of Cincinnati

[CleanLink.com News of Interest] Thursday, May 09, 2024

DS Smith Expands Corrugated Facility in France

[Paperboard/Corrugated/Cartons] Thursday, May 09, 2024
DS Smith Expands Corrugated Facility in France
The investment has allowed the company to expand the size of the production space in La Chevrolière by 4,000 square meters (43,000 square feet) and has been made in response to an increasing demand for sustainable corrugated cardboard by existing and potential DS Smith customers in the region.
Candor Expedite Unveils Pioneering Cold Chain Technology for the Food Industry
New food chain division transforms how shippers transport frozen and refrigerated food.

Aramark Hosts Innovation Summit

[ISSA] Wednesday, May 08, 2024
Aramark hosted the company’s first-ever International Innovation Summit last month in Santiago, Chile. The event drew more than 700 attendees, representing Aramark’s...read more The post Aramark Hosts Innovation Summit appeared first on ISSA.

OSHA Seeks Input on Emergency Preparedness

[ISSA] Wednesday, May 08, 2024
The U.S. Department of Labor’s (DOL) Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), in collaboration with the Office of Disability Employment Policy’s ePolicyWorks...read more The post OSHA Seeks Input on Emergency Preparedness appeared first on ISSA.

How ‘Cleaning Matters’ Became an Industry Catchphrase

[CleanLink.com News of Interest] Wednesday, May 08, 2024

Imperial Dade Expands in Illinois

[CleanLink.com News of Interest] Wednesday, May 08, 2024

Indoff Unveils New Facility Solutions Division

[ISSA] Wednesday, May 08, 2024
In the dynamic landscape of business solutions, one name stands out for its unwavering commitment to support, integrity, and excellence – Indoff....read more The post Indoff Unveils New Facility Solutions Division appeared first on ISSA.

Grupo EULEN Appoints New VP

[CleanLink.com News of Interest] Wednesday, May 08, 2024

How to Improve Hand Hygiene Programs

[Housekeeping Solutions Articles] Wednesday, May 08, 2024
Amcor Capsules touts recycled tin in capsules for wine, spirits and sparkling foils
The strategic move away from primary content and toward recycled tin helps Amcor Capsules deliver its vision for a more responsible wine and spirits packaging industry.

PET wine bottle made by ALPLA cuts carbon emissions by up to 50 percent

[Sustainable Packaging] Wednesday, May 08, 2024
PET wine bottle made by ALPLA cuts carbon emissions by up to 50 percent
The packaging solution is available now in 0.75-liter and 1-liter bottle sizes and already is being used in Austria by pilot customer and development partner Wegenstein winery.
The impact of the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) on banning non-compete clauses has created concern and spawned many comments from business owners...read more The post What the FTC Ban on Non-Compete Clauses Could Mean For You appeared first on ISSA.

Kimberly-Clark PPE Earns ACT Label

[ISSA] Tuesday, May 07, 2024
Kimberly-Clark Professional’s Kimtech™ Polaris™ Nitrile Exam Glove recently achieved the Accountability, Consistency, and Transparency (ACT) Environmental Impact Factor Label from nonprofit environmental organization...read more The post Kimberly-Clark PPE Earns ACT Label appeared first on ISSA.

Aramark’s 2nd-Quarter Revenue Rises 13%

[ISSA] Tuesday, May 07, 2024
Aramark has reported fiscal second-quarter revenue of US$4.2 billion, a year-over-year increase of 7%. For the quarter, Aramark reported an operating income of...read more The post Aramark’s 2nd-Quarter Revenue Rises 13% appeared first on ISSA.

Tennant Updates Senior Leadership Team

[ISSA] Tuesday, May 07, 2024
Tennant Co. recently updated the company’s senior leadership team with the appointments of two executives. Barb Balinski has been named senior vice president...read more The post Tennant Updates Senior Leadership Team appeared first on ISSA.

OCS Appoints AI Director

[ISSA] Tuesday, May 07, 2024
OCS Group Ltd. has appointed David De Santiago director of artificial intelligence (AI) and digital services. Santiago has more than 17 years...read more The post OCS Appoints AI Director appeared first on ISSA.
The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) has entered into a consent order and judgment against Fayette Janitorial Service LLC (operating as Fayette Industrial)....read more The post Tennessee Cleaning Contractor Fined for Using Child Labor appeared first on ISSA.

SEIU Janitors Contract Ratified Impacting Over 500 Members Across Cleveland 

[CleanLink.com News of Interest] Tuesday, May 07, 2024

Kimberly-Clark Announces ‘Greenovation’ Award Winners

[CleanLink.com News of Interest] Tuesday, May 07, 2024

Corvus Janitorial Systems Recognized as Leading Franchise Opportunity in 2024

[CleanLink.com News of Interest] Tuesday, May 07, 2024

The Difference Between Leading and Lagging Sales Indicators

[Sanitary Maintenance Articles] Tuesday, May 07, 2024

Spokane in the Spotlight

[Sustainable Packaging] Tuesday, May 07, 2024
Spokane in the Spotlight
Packaging Strategies has reported on sustainable packaging tie-ins with sporting events, such as the Portland Trail Blazers' use of eco-friendly packaging and the Philadelphia Eagles' switch to bio-based bags at Lincoln Financial Field.
Imperial Dade has purchased Decatur, Illinois-based R.D. McMillen Inc. (RDM) for an undisclosed sum in a private financial transaction. Owned and operated by Shannon McMillen-Binder, RDM...read more The post Imperial Dade Acquires Illinois Distributor appeared first on ISSA.
Sodexo’s hospitality and events division, Sodexo Live!, has been awarded a multi-year contract with the University of Cincinnati. The deal calls for...read more The post Sodexo Recruited by University of Cincinnati appeared first on ISSA.

Tennant Increases 1st-Quarter Sales

[ISSA] Monday, May 06, 2024
Tennant Co. has reported fiscal first-quarter net sales of US$311 million, an increase of 1.7% compared to consolidated net sales of $305.8 million in...read more The post Tennant Increases 1st-Quarter Sales appeared first on ISSA.

GOJO Halts Operations in Europe

[ISSA] Monday, May 06, 2024
GOJO Industries has announced plans to cease operations in Europe. According to a statement on the company’s website, GOJO’s European division “has struggled...read more The post GOJO Halts Operations in Europe appeared first on ISSA.

Betco Promotes Four Sales Executives

[ISSA] Monday, May 06, 2024
Betco® Corp. has added to the company’s sales leadership team with the recent promotions of four executives. Dave DeBlanc has been promoted to vice president...read more The post Betco Promotes Four Sales Executives appeared first on ISSA.

5 Ways Handwashing Changed Since the Pandemic

[CleanLink.com News of Interest] Monday, May 06, 2024

New ACI Board Officers Elected

[CleanLink.com News of Interest] Monday, May 06, 2024

USGBC Announces 2024 LEED for Cities Leadership Program Cohort

[CleanLink.com News of Interest] Monday, May 06, 2024

bibigo reveals new packaging for potstickers

[Packaging News] Monday, May 06, 2024
bibigo reveals new packaging for potstickers
bibigo has revamped its packaging for its KBBQ Drizzle sauce and potstickers, as part of the brand's latest refresh

3M Expands Nebraska Facility

[ISSA] Friday, May 03, 2024
3M has announced a US$67 million investment in the company’s Valley, Nebraska, production facility. The expansion project will add 90,000 square feet to the Valley plant,...read more The post 3M Expands Nebraska Facility appeared first on ISSA.

Brain Corp Names Reinhart COO

[ISSA] Friday, May 03, 2024
Brain Corp has promoted Brian Reinhart to chief operating officer (COO). Reinhart has been with Brain Corp since 2018 when he joined...read more The post Brain Corp Names Reinhart COO appeared first on ISSA.
More than 4,000 Aramark employees volunteered to participate in the company’s annual day of service, Aramark Building Community Day (ABC Day), which took...read more The post Aramark Volunteers Participate in Annual Day of Service appeared first on ISSA.

Office Pride Appoints New CEO

[ISSA] Friday, May 03, 2024
Office Pride Commercial Cleaning Services has appointed Doug Phillip CEO. Phillip has more than three decades of franchise leadership experience and joins Office Pride...read more The post Office Pride Appoints New CEO appeared first on ISSA.

ACI Adds to Board of Directors

[ISSA] Friday, May 03, 2024
The board of directors for the American Cleaning Institute (ACI) elected its new officers and directors at a recent meeting. Suzanne Carroll, Nouryon...read more The post ACI Adds to Board of Directors appeared first on ISSA.

CleanLink's Top News from April

[CleanLink.com News of Interest] Friday, May 03, 2024
Xeikon Unveils New Inkjet Press for High-End Labels
Developed for high quality labels, the five-color machine offers a 330mm printing width and speeds up to 70 m/min, even when printing with high opacity white.

Imperial Dade Expands Ontario Presence

[CleanLink.com News of Interest] Friday, May 03, 2024

4M Acquires SG360

[CleanLink.com News of Interest] Friday, May 03, 2024

Improving the Land is a Community Affair, and Not Just the People

[Sanitary Maintenance Articles] Friday, May 03, 2024
PODCAST | Sustainability and the Growing Role of Paper Barrier Solutions
Chris Marshall of BOBST – a leading supplier of substrate processing, printing and converting equipment and services for the label, flexible packaging, folding carton and corrugated board industries – talks about how the regulatory environment is coaxing some firms away from plastic and toward paper.

May/June Cleanfax Digital Issue Now Available

[ISSA] Thursday, May 02, 2024
The Cleanfax May/June 2024 digital issue is now available online. The latest edition includes the  2024 Restoration Benchmarking Survey Report, sponsored by Legend Brands. Crunch the...read more The post May/June Cleanfax Digital Issue Now Available appeared first on ISSA.
The Clorox Co., parent company of CloroxPro™, has reported fiscal third-quarter sales of US$1.8 billion, down 5% compared to the same quarter last year. Clorox reported...read more The post Clorox 3rd-Quarter Sales Impacted by Cyberattack appeared first on ISSA.

Brain Corp Expands Operations

[ISSA] Thursday, May 02, 2024
Brain Corp recently opened a new office in Bentonville, Arkansas. According to a press release, the new office will serve as Brain Corp’s...read more The post Brain Corp Expands Operations appeared first on ISSA.

Egal Partners With Portable Restroom Provider

[ISSA] Thursday, May 02, 2024
Egal Pads Inc. has entered into a strategic partnership with portable restroom provider Throne. The agreement calls for Egal’s patented Pads on...read more The post Egal Partners With Portable Restroom Provider appeared first on ISSA.
The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) program has announced 12 cities that have been selected to participate...read more The post USGBC Announces Participants in 2024 LEED for Cities Program appeared first on ISSA.

Study Shares Opinions on Controversial Restroom Behaviors

[CleanLink.com News of Interest] Thursday, May 02, 2024

Kimberly-Clark Announces Sustainability Partnership with NBA Team

[CleanLink.com News of Interest] Thursday, May 02, 2024

JLL Receive Certifications for Health and Safety

[CleanLink.com News of Interest] Thursday, May 02, 2024

How to Have the Conversation About Sustainability

[Housekeeping Solutions Articles] Thursday, May 02, 2024
Industrial Physics report suggests more talk than action on innovative packaging
In a period where budgets are extremely tight and layoffs are being made, many companies find it difficult to justify assigning resources to innovation.

Imperial Dade Purchases Canadian Distributor

[ISSA] Wednesday, May 01, 2024
Imperial Dade has acquired Wolfpack Packaging Inc. for an undisclosed sum in a private financial transaction. Owned and operated by the Gord Heyting, Newmarket, Canada-based...read more The post Imperial Dade Purchases Canadian Distributor appeared first on ISSA.

PathoSans Partners With Food Safety Expert

[ISSA] Wednesday, May 01, 2024
PathoSans has added Dr. Darin Detwiler to the company’s food safety advisory team. A consumer food safety advocate since 1993, Dr. Detwiler is the founder and CEO of...read more The post PathoSans Partners With Food Safety Expert appeared first on ISSA.

4M Acquires SG360

[ISSA] Wednesday, May 01, 2024
4M Building Solutions has purchased Overland Park, Kansas-based facility service provider SG360. The acquisition of SG360 expands 4M’s geographical reach into five new markets—...read more The post 4M Acquires SG360 appeared first on ISSA.
Ecolab Inc. has reported first-quarter net sales of US$3.75 billion, an increase of 5% from $3.57 billion a year ago. Ecolab’s first-quarter operating...read more The post Ecolab Reports 1st-Quarter Sales Increase of 5% appeared first on ISSA.

Cintas Crowns 2024 Custodian of the Year

[ISSA] Wednesday, May 01, 2024
Cintas Corp. has named Bob Galewski the 2024 Cintas Custodian of the Year. The contest, now in its 11th year, called for elementary,...read more The post Cintas Crowns 2024 Custodian of the Year appeared first on ISSA.

Novolex Announces Investment in OZZI Food Packaging

[Food Service Packaging] Wednesday, May 01, 2024
Novolex Announces Investment in OZZI Food Packaging
As a part of this investment, Eco-Products®, a Novolex business unit and leader in circular solutions for the foodservice industry, will help accelerate the growth of OZZI.  

Network Distribution Recognizes Spartan Twice Over

[CleanLink.com News of Interest] Wednesday, May 01, 2024

Office Pride Announces New CEO

[CleanLink.com News of Interest] Wednesday, May 01, 2024
A recent survey by GP PRO on public restroom behavior found more than 90% of respondents have observed others using their mobile phone...read more The post GP PRO Survey Reveals Insights Into Restroom Behaviors appeared first on ISSA.

3M Reports $8B in 1st-Quarter Sales

[ISSA] Tuesday, April 30, 2024
3M has reported fiscal-first-quarter sales of US$8 billion, a 0.3% dip in sales from one year ago. Sales in the company’s health care...read more The post 3M Reports $8B in 1st-Quarter Sales appeared first on ISSA.
Medline Industries Inc. has acquired the global surgical solutions business of Ecolab Inc. Once finalized, the transaction will include Ecolab’s Microtek product...read more The post Medline Acquires Ecolab’s Surgical Solutions Division appeared first on ISSA.

P&G Aids Nebraska Tornado Relief Efforts

[ISSA] Tuesday, April 30, 2024
Proctor & Gamble (P&G), parent company of Proctor & Gamble Professional (P&G PRO), has donated cleaning products and personal care items to international disaster relief charity Matthew...read more The post P&G Aids Nebraska Tornado Relief Efforts appeared first on ISSA.
Kimberly-Clark Professional has revealed the winners of its 2024 Greenovation Award. Established in 2013, Kimberly-Clark’s Greenovation Awards recognize companies for demonstrating sustainability leadership and...read more The post Kimberly-Clark Announces 2024 Greenovation Award Winners appeared first on ISSA.

Preparation Tips for Summer Heat Waves

[CleanLink.com News of Interest] Tuesday, April 30, 2024

Clean Buildings Conference Draws Cleaning Pros to Baltimore

[CleanLink.com News of Interest] Tuesday, April 30, 2024

Chem-Dry Earns ECOLOGO Certification

[CleanLink.com News of Interest] Tuesday, April 30, 2024

Bottom-Line Benefits of Pre-portioned Chemicals

[Sanitary Maintenance Articles] Tuesday, April 30, 2024
Nine ISSA-member companies have been named to Forbes’ 2024 Best Employers for Diversity list. In compiling the annual index of 500 companies, developed in...read more The post Nine ISSA Members Among Forbes’ Best Employers for Diversity appeared first on ISSA.

Newell Announces 1st-Quarter Results

[ISSA] Monday, April 29, 2024
Newell Brands, parent company of Rubbermaid Commercial Products (RCP), has reported first-quarter net sales of US$1.7 billion, a decline of 8.4% from the same quarter...read more The post Newell Announces 1st-Quarter Results appeared first on ISSA.
W.W. Grainger Inc. has reported first-quarter sales of US$4.2 billion, an increase of 3.5% year-over-year. Grainger’s adjusted operating earnings for the quarter were...read more The post Grainger Reports 3.5% Increase in 1st-Quarter Sales appeared first on ISSA.

FTC Announces Rule Banning Noncompetes

[CleanLink.com News of Interest] Monday, April 29, 2024

Sellars Adds VP of National Accounts

[CleanLink.com News of Interest] Monday, April 29, 2024

Grainger Elect New Directors to Board

[CleanLink.com News of Interest] Monday, April 29, 2024

Blue Ocean Closures Introduces Revolutionary Fiber Screw Cap

[New Products & Materials] Monday, April 29, 2024
Blue Ocean Closures Introduces Revolutionary Fiber Screw Cap
With 95% fiber content, the closure reduces plastic use and also contributes to a significant reduction in carbon footprint.

Allpax delivers high-speed pouch loading system to feed retorts

[Sustainable Packaging] Monday, April 29, 2024
Allpax delivers high-speed pouch loading system to feed retorts
Allpax, a ProMach brand, recently delivered a new high-speed automated pouch loading and unloading system to a customer to feed an existing bank of Allpax retorts.

Recyclable Retortable Pouches: Understanding Three Key Concepts

[Sustainable Packaging] Monday, April 29, 2024
Recyclable Retortable Pouches: Understanding Three Key Concepts
Lightweight, compact, and heat-resistant retort pouches are ideal for preserving food products like baby food, ready-to-eat meals, and pet food through retort sterilization, ensuring longer shelf lives. However, there are limited recyclable options for retort pouches in the market.

Retort Packaging gets Eco-Friendlier

[Sustainable Packaging] Monday, April 29, 2024
Retort Packaging gets Eco-Friendlier
Check out how new advancements are making retort equipment more efficient and packaging more eco-friendly. But let's first take a step back and take a wider look at the retort packaging scene.
Spanish packaging industry breaks records in turnover, prioritizes sustainability
The Hispack 2024 report points out that, although the challenge of sustainability is not new, it is more of a priority for companies because of regulatory changes and the greater awareness of consumers who demand more environmentally friendly packaging.
Sustainability Insider delivers the latest in eco-friendly packaging to your inbox
Monthly eNewsletter from Packaging Strategies provides unparalleled reporting on what is arguably the key issue facing converters and brands.
ISSA successfully hosted the fourth annual 2024 Clean Advocacy Summit, April 10-11 in Washington, DC. A record 120+ cleaning-industry leaders converged on...read more The post ISSA Successfully Hosts 2024 Clean Advocacy Summit appeared first on ISSA.

CMI Trains the Trainers in West Virginia

[ISSA] Friday, April 26, 2024
ISSA’s Cleaning Management Institute (CMI) recently presented its Train the Trainer program to the West Virginia Association of Rehabilitation Facilities (WVARF). Based in...read more The post CMI Trains the Trainers in West Virginia appeared first on ISSA.

P&G Recognizes Top Suppliers

[ISSA] Friday, April 26, 2024
Procter & Gamble (P&G), parent company of Procter & Gamble Professional (P&G PRO) recently presented its 2024 External Business Partner of the Year Award...read more The post P&G Recognizes Top Suppliers appeared first on ISSA.

ISSA Members Among Top Employers for Women

[ISSA] Friday, April 26, 2024
Seven ISSA member companies have been named to DiversityComm Magazine’s 2024 Top Women Employers list. The publication’s annual list acknowledges companies across a...read more The post ISSA Members Among Top Employers for Women appeared first on ISSA.

Colgate’s 1st-Quarter Sales Rise 6.2%

[ISSA] Friday, April 26, 2024
Colgate-Palmolive Co. has reported first-quarter net sales of US$5.1 billion, an increase of 8.5% year-over-year. Colgate-Palmolive reported a first-quarter operating profit of $1.04 billion,...read more The post Colgate’s 1st-Quarter Sales Rise 6.2% appeared first on ISSA.
Welcome to the latest ISSA Legislative & Regulatory Update, a biweekly roundup of the public-policy issues currently impacting the full cleaning supply...read more The post ISSA LARU—CA Committee Passes 2,000 Square Feet Production-Rate Bill appeared first on ISSA.

Compensation Thresholds Increased for Overtime Eligibility

[CleanLink.com News of Interest] Friday, April 26, 2024

PuroClean Named Among Top Low-Cost Franchises

[CleanLink.com News of Interest] Friday, April 26, 2024

P&G Appoints Senior VP of Australia and New Zealand

[CleanLink.com News of Interest] Friday, April 26, 2024

Green Certifications Ensure Cleaning Products Are Safe and Effective

[Sanitary Maintenance Articles] Friday, April 26, 2024

PODCAST | Overcoming Design Challenges for Flexible Food Packaging

[Sustainable Packaging] Friday, April 26, 2024
PODCAST | Overcoming Design Challenges for Flexible Food Packaging
The heat resistance, aesthetics and barrier properties of recycled resins can differ from traditional films and laminates. NOVA Chemicals works with converters and brands on how to employ these new recyclable materials.

Kimberly-Clark Drafted by NBA Team

[ISSA] Thursday, April 25, 2024
 Kimberly-Clark Professional has entered into a multi-year, sustainability-focused partnership with the NBA’s Atlanta Hawks and the team’s home stadium, State Farm Arena....read more The post Kimberly-Clark Drafted by NBA Team appeared first on ISSA.
Brian Hodgett has been named chair of the board of directors for the United Way of Greater Cincinnati (UWGC). Hodgett currently serves...read more The post P&G VP Named Board Chair of Regional United Way Chapter appeared first on ISSA.

Imperial Dade Announces 2024 Innovations Expo

[ISSA] Thursday, April 25, 2024
Imperial Dade will host its annual Innovations Expo on June 26, from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. PT, at the Hilton Anaheim in...read more The post Imperial Dade Announces 2024 Innovations Expo appeared first on ISSA.

Terminology Updated for Notable Air Pathogens

[CleanLink.com News of Interest] Thursday, April 25, 2024

Record Attendance Anticipated at Interclean Amsterdam 2024

[CleanLink.com News of Interest] Thursday, April 25, 2024

Green Seal Releases 2024 Impact Report

[CleanLink.com News of Interest] Thursday, April 25, 2024

Evaluating the Evolution of Ergonomic Equipment

[Housekeeping Solutions Articles] Thursday, April 25, 2024
The Workplace Solutions Association (WSA), Powered by ISSA, is pleased to announce that it welcomes all members of the organization formerly known...read more The post WSA Opens Membership to Former Business Solutions Association Members appeared first on ISSA.
Plastic Ingenuity Launches Online Education Series for Packaging Professionals
First course is designed to help industry insiders learn more about the principles of thermoformed packaging and how thermoforming can impact sustainability initiatives.

Kimberly-Clark Announces 1st-Quarter Results

[ISSA] Wednesday, April 24, 2024
Kimberly-Clark Corp., parent company of Kimberly-Clark Professional, reported first-quarter revenue of US$5.1 billion, a dip of 1% from a year ago and a 6% increase...read more The post Kimberly-Clark Announces 1st-Quarter Results appeared first on ISSA.

Sellars Appoints VP of National Accounts

[ISSA] Wednesday, April 24, 2024
Sellars Absorbent Materials Inc. has appointed David Hine vice president of national accounts. Hine joins Sellars after working for von Drehle Corp. for more...read more The post Sellars Appoints VP of National Accounts appeared first on ISSA.

Grainger Shareholders Elect New Board

[ISSA] Wednesday, April 24, 2024
W.W. Grainger Inc. hosted its annual shareholders’ meeting earlier this week at the company’s headquarters in Lake Forest, Illinois, and named 13 individuals...read more The post Grainger Shareholders Elect New Board appeared first on ISSA.

5 Key Trends Defining the Distribution Industry

[CleanLink.com News of Interest] Wednesday, April 24, 2024

LionsBot, RobotLAB Announce Partnership

[CleanLink.com News of Interest] Wednesday, April 24, 2024

Essity Joins Unstereotype Alliance

[CleanLink.com News of Interest] Wednesday, April 24, 2024

FTC Bans Noncompete Clauses

[ISSA] Tuesday, April 23, 2024
The U.S. Federal Trade Commission has issued a final rule banning noncompete clauses nationwide. Under the FTC’s new rule, existing noncompetes for...read more The post FTC Bans Noncompete Clauses appeared first on ISSA.

DOL Finalizes Overtime Rule

[ISSA] Tuesday, April 23, 2024
The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) has issued a final rule that alters the overtime regulations under the Fair Labor Standards Act....read more The post DOL Finalizes Overtime Rule appeared first on ISSA.

Envoy Releases Guide for Return-to-Office Support

[CleanLink.com News of Interest] Tuesday, April 23, 2024

ABM Recognized for Veteran Support

[CleanLink.com News of Interest] Tuesday, April 23, 2024

How Mats Improve Occupant Safety, Facility Wellness

[Sanitary Maintenance Articles] Tuesday, April 23, 2024
SnapSlide Unveils Child-Resistant Closure with Single-Hand Operation for Rx Vials
The patented solution brings life-changing potential for over 60 million Americans with physical limitations, while also reducing plastic usage.
Washington State Program Selects Several Packaging-Related Projects for Support
Groups receiving support range from a company launching reusable and compostable coco fiber packaging to an outfit seeking to establish a reusable, returnable wine bottle system.
ISS S/A, parent company of ISS Facility Services, has been awarded a contract extension with East Cheshire NHS Trust (ECT). The five-year extension has a...read more The post ISS Extends Contract With British Hospital Trust appeared first on ISSA.

Aunt Flow Partners With Houston Airports

[ISSA] Monday, April 22, 2024
Aunt Flow has entered into a strategic collaboration with TRAX Analytics and Houston Airports. The deal calls for Aunt Flow to provide...read more The post Aunt Flow Partners With Houston Airports appeared first on ISSA.

Green Seal Publishes 2024 Impact Report

[ISSA] Monday, April 22, 2024
Green Seal® has released its 2024 Impact Report, which details how the nonprofit and its partners have accelerated the transition to more sustainable products...read more The post Green Seal Publishes 2024 Impact Report appeared first on ISSA.

4 Ways Facilities Can Support the Planet on Earth Day

[CleanLink.com News of Interest] Monday, April 22, 2024

Winner Named in Annual Hygiene Specialist Competition

[CleanLink.com News of Interest] Monday, April 22, 2024

Aunt Flow Announces Product Partnership with Houston Airports

[CleanLink.com News of Interest] Monday, April 22, 2024

Developing Comprehensive Service Strategies for Facility Cleaning Programs

[Housekeeping Solutions Articles] Monday, April 22, 2024

Smart Labels

[Innovations, Trends & Technology Archives - ISSA] Monday, April 22, 2024
According to a leading publication for the labeling industry, smart labels are not a new technology, but they are certainly more prevalent...read more The post Smart Labels appeared first on ISSA.
Appearances shouldn’t be misleading when it comes to sustainable packaging
Businesses are seeking innovative ways to reduce their environmental impact and invest in sustainability. A Gartner survey found that 87% of business leaders plan to increase their sustainability investment in the next two years. There is pressure from investors, supply chains, and consumers to make more sustainable decisions.

Kutol Honors Top Reps

[ISSA] Friday, April 19, 2024
Kutol Products Co. recently revealed the recipients of its 2023 awards recognizing outstanding manufacturer representative partners. The recipients of Kutol’s awards were determined...read more The post Kutol Honors Top Reps appeared first on ISSA.

P&G Reports $20B in 3rd Quarter Sales

[ISSA] Friday, April 19, 2024
Procter & Gamble (P&G), parent company of Procter & Gamble Professional (P&G PRO), has reported fiscal third-quarter net sales of US$20.1 billion, an increase of 1%...read more The post P&G Reports $20B in 3rd Quarter Sales appeared first on ISSA.

Upcoming Seminar to Discuss LEED 5 Implications

[CleanLink.com News of Interest] Friday, April 19, 2024

Program Announced for Interclean Healthcare Forum

[CleanLink.com News of Interest] Friday, April 19, 2024

Distributors Identify Top Jan/San Products

[CleanLink.com News of Interest] Friday, April 19, 2024

Killing Germs With UV-C Light

[ISSA] Friday, April 19, 2024
The latest cleaning technologies, tools, and products have made “cleaning for health” a reality for industry professionals. These technologies have advanced since...read more The post Killing Germs With UV-C Light appeared first on ISSA.

ABM Recognized for Supporting Veterans

[ISSA] Thursday, April 18, 2024
ABM has been named a 2024 VETS Indexes 3 Star Employer by VETS Indexes, an independent provider of custom indexes within the...read more The post ABM Recognized for Supporting Veterans appeared first on ISSA.

LionsBot Teams With RobotLAB

[ISSA] Thursday, April 18, 2024
LionsBot International Pte Ltd has entered into a strategic agreement with RobotLAB Group. Per the terms of the agreement, RobotLAB will serve...read more The post LionsBot Teams With RobotLAB appeared first on ISSA.

Why Proposed LEED V5 May Set the Cleaning Industry Back

[CleanLink.com News of Interest] Thursday, April 18, 2024
On April 17, 2024, California Assembly Bill 2364 passed the state’s Labor and Employment Committee. This bill would impose production-rate limits for...read more The post California Committee Passes 2,000 Square Feet Production-Rate Bill appeared first on ISSA.

PuroClean Franchise Co-Owners Earn ‘MVP’ Distinction

[CleanLink.com News of Interest] Thursday, April 18, 2024

Wildman Commits 605 Service Hours to Community Partners

[CleanLink.com News of Interest] Thursday, April 18, 2024
Registration is now open for the 2024 Business Growth Strategies Conference. Hosted by ISSA, the worldwide cleaning industry association, this year’s conference...read more The post Registration Now Open for 2024 Business Growth Strategies Conference appeared first on ISSA.

Tips for Distributors to Improve Customer Service 

[Sanitary Maintenance Articles] Thursday, April 18, 2024

FoodChain ID Launches Sustainable Packaging Services

[Packaging News] Thursday, April 18, 2024
FoodChain ID Launches Sustainable Packaging Services
Sustainable Packaging Services combines new and existing digital services that enable manufacturers to monitor and respond to changing global regulations on sustainable packaging.
Innovation helping food and beverages industry reduce rigid plastics in packaging
Packaging and consumer goods companies are accelerating their efforts to adopt new innovative materials and processes to replace plastic in product packaging to help meet their plastic reduction goals

UMF Reveals Top Hygiene Specialist

[ISSA] Wednesday, April 17, 2024
Maria Diaz De Leon has been named the recipient of UMF Corp.’s Hygiene Specialist® Excellence Award. Now in its 15th year, UMF’s annual award...read more The post UMF Reveals Top Hygiene Specialist appeared first on ISSA.
Proctor & Gamble (P&G), parent company of Proctor & Gamble Professional (P&G PRO), has appointed Neal Reed senior vice president and managing director of P&G...read more The post P&G Names New Managing Director for Australia & New Zealand appeared first on ISSA.