DULLES, VA — National Independent Sanitary Supply Companies (NISSCO) has recognized the sustainability efforts of Kutol Products Company by awarding the company its 2011 Preferred Supplier Sustainability Award at the 2011 ISSA/INTERCLEAN trade show, according to a press release.
Kutol Products Company, known for its extensive line of hand hygiene products, recently obtained Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Silver certification for its new headquarters and manufacturing plant located in Sharonville, Ohio, the release stated.
According to the release, the plant is one of the first manufacturing plants in the JanSan industry to earn this distinguished LEED Silver certification and one of just 2,700 in the country.
"Our industry has had a substantial impact on raising the general public''s awareness of the environment and healthier cleaning alternatives," said Mark Bozich, president of NISSCO.
"Now, our industry is moving from promoting green to the larger picture of supporting sustainability. KUTOL is a shining example of a manufacturer that fully embraces sustainability in its production and leads the industry by obtaining one of the industry''s first LEED Silver certifications," Bozich added.
The new KUTOL facility was built from the ground up, with a focus on sustainability and the environment, and depends upon geothermal energy generated from an adjacent pond to conserve energy costs, the release noted.
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