Wood Dale, IL — Cherokee Equipment Inc. of Washington Township, New Jersey, was recently recognized as the 2008 Earth Friendly Products Proline "Manufacturer Representative Firm of the Year." Accepting the award was Vince Marchetti, president and owner of Cherokee Equipment, Inc. The firm represents the Earth Friendly Products Proline in eastern Pennsylvania, New Jersey, metropolitan New York, Maryland, Delaware, Washington D.C., and northern Virginia.
The award is based on gross sales, commitment, and dedication to the Earth Friendly Products Proline, which was launched in February, 2008. "The success of Cherokee Equipment can be attributed to Vince Marchetti and his enthusiasm for healthier products, his understanding of green chemistry, and his commitment to provide outstanding service to his customers," says Luke Bobek, director of industrial and institutional sales for Earth Friendly Products Proline. "His in-depth knowledge of our plant-based product line combined with his relationships with distributors and end-users make him an incredible asset to Earth Friendly Products. His commitment and dedication is vital to growing our business with successful, long-term, select distributors.”
Earth Friendly Products Proline is the newest of the company''s three divisions, joining its well-known retail and pet care divisions. The company manufactures over 40 plant-based cleaning products including cleaners, degreasers, floor products, polishers, kitchen soaps, and laundry detergents. All products are made with 100% sustainable ingredients, including Parsley Plus, the industry''s only 100 percent renewable, parsley-based multi-purpose cleaner-degreaser-deodorizer and an olive oil-based Furniture Polish. Earth Friendly Products is recognized as a Champion Partner of the EPA''s DfE Safer Detergent Stewardship Initiative (SDSI) program and has products designated for preferred procurement status by USDA BioPreferred program.