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April 18, 2013

GOJO Awarded Vendor of the Year by S.P. Richards
Winners were determined by sales, service levels and customer support

AKRON, OH — GOJO Industries, a leader in hand hygiene and skin health and inventors of PURELL® Hand Sanitizer, received the Vendor of the Year award from S.P. Richards Company, a wholly owned subsidiary of the Genuine Parts Company (GPC:NYSE) and leading wholesale distributor of business and office supplies.

The award was presented to GOJO at the 2013 S.P. Richards Vendor Summit in April.  The winners were determined by sales, service levels and outstanding support for both dealer and S.P. Richards sales and marketing initiatives.  GOJO was named the winner in the Cleaning and Breakroom Supply category.

“It was an honor to receive a Vendor of the Year award from S.P. Richards, said Jeffery Buysse, sales and marketing vice president with GOJO.  “We are dedicated to providing the most effective hand hygiene products and dispensing technology to our distributors and ultimately the end users and working with great distributors like S.P. Richards is critical to making a difference in public health through hand hygiene.”

About GOJO
GOJO Industries, Inc. ( is the inventor of PURELL® Advanced Instant Hand Sanitizer and the leading global producer and marketer of skin health and hygiene solutions for away-from-home settings.  The broad GOJO product portfolio includes hand cleaning, handwashing, hand sanitizing and skin care formulas under the GOJO®, PURELL® and PROVON® brand names. GOJO formulations use the latest advances in the science of skin care and sustainability.  GOJO is known for state-of-the-art dispensing technology, engineered with attention to design, sustainability and functionality.  GOJO programs promote healthy behaviors for hand hygiene, skin care and compliance in critical environments.  GOJO is a privately held corporation headquartered in Akron, with offices in the United Kingdom, France, Australia, Japan and Brazil.