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ISSA press release

July 15, 2010
ISSA Innovation Awards Voting Now Open!
Lincolnwood, IL, — ISSA, The Worldwide Cleaning Industry Association, is pleased to announce that voting for the ISSA Innovation Awards Program is now open at www.issa.com/vote. The competition recognizes the cleaning industry’s most innovative products and services as voted on by industry end-users. Voting is open today through September 30, 2010, with winners to be announced during the first week of October.
The Innovation Awards Program—hosted exclusively online at ISSA.com—features more than 40 innovative products and services from top manufacturers and service providers throughout the cleaning industry. Entries were received in five unique categories: Chemicals; Paper/Plastics; Power Equipment; Services, Technology & Other Products; and Supplies/Accessories. See the complete list of entries by category below.
ISSA Director of Sales Anthony Trombetta said, “We are very pleased with the variety of entries in this year’s competition—an impressive array of products and services from across the professional cleaning industry is represented. It will be exciting to follow along and see which products and services take home the prizes in October.”
Don’t miss this opportunity to cast your vote; visit www.issa.com/vote to view and vote for the industry’s most innovative products and services today!
Innovation Award Program entries, by category, include:
Chemicals
• 3M | Scotchgard™ Ultra Durable Floor Finish System
• Diversey, Inc. | Oxivir® Tb Wipes
• Diversey, Inc. | Revoflow™
• Diversey, Inc. | SmartDose™
• Gojo Industries, Inc. | PURELL® Green Certified Instant Hand Sanitizer
• Kimberly-Clark Professional | Kimtech® One-Step Germicidal Wipe
• Nutek, LLC | Green Carpet Wipes
• Nutek, LLC | Grime Off™ Foaming Aerosol Spray
• Procter & Gamble Professional | Laundry Whiteness Enhancer
• Procter & Gamble Professional | Safeguard Foaming Hand Soap
• Procter & Gamble Professional | Tide 2x Compaction Laundry Formula
• Rubbermaid Commercial Products | FLex™ Skin Care System
• STOKO Skin Care | STOKO® REFRESH 4 in 1 Dispensing System
Paper/Plastics
• APC Filtration, Inc. | Janitized® Biodegradable Vacuum Cleaner Bags
• Cascades Tissue Group | Cascades Antibacterial Hand Towel
• Georgia-Pacific Professional | SofPull™ Centerpull Tissue Dispenser
• Kimberly-Clark Professional | Kleenex® Slimfold Dispenser
• Mint-X Corporation | Mint-X® Rat Repellent Trash Bags
• San Jamar | Transforming Towel Dispenser
• SCA Tissue North America | Tork Elevation Washroom Dispensers
• Stefco Industries | Heavenly Choice - Double Layer Tissue & Towel Products
Power Equipment
• Advance | EcoFlex™ System
• Betco Corp. | Stealth Automatic Scrubbers
• Diversey, Inc. | Dry Foam Carpet Care System
• Diversey, Inc. | TASKI® Chemical Management System for Auto Scrubbers
• Diversey, Inc. | TASKI® Swingo 150
• Diversey, Inc. | TASKI® Swingo 350
• Kaivac, Inc. | Kaivac Chemical-Free Restroom System
• Square Scrub, Inc. | EBG-20 Surface Preparation Machine
• Tacony Corp. | CFR Eco-500 Moisture-Controlled Extractor
• Windsor | Chariot iScrub 20" Family
Services, Technology & Other Products
• Activeion Cleaning Solutions, LLC | ionator EXP™
• Atrium Innovation | Cleanaer™
• Georgia-Pacific Professional | The Green by Design® DR3 Program: Dispenser Refurbish, Recycle, Reuse Program
• Miele, Inc. | Washing Machine - PW 5064 Mop Giant
• ScanTrak Data Systems, Inc. | eSIM Service Clock
• Trojan Battery Company | Trojan Cycling AGM
Supplies/Accessories
• Diversey, Inc. | TASKI® Cleaning Cart System
• Diversey, Inc. | TrailBlazer®
• Golden Star, Inc. | The Pearl™
• Rubbermaid Commercial Products | Convertible A-Frame Truck
• SonicScrubbers | SonicScrubbers Professional Power Tools
• The Cleaning Station | The Cleaning Station™
• Unger Enterprises, Inc. | SmartFit™
About ISSA
The leading trade association for the cleaning industry worldwide, ISSA has a membership that includes more than 5,500 distributor, manufacturer, manufacturer representative, building service contractor, in-house service provider, and associated service members. ISSA offers the industry’s largest cleaning shows in conjunction with Amsterdam RAI under the brand name ISSA/INTERCLEAN®, the popular Web site www.issa.com, educational products, industry standards, periodicals, and legislative and regulatory services that specifically focus on the professional cleaning industry.
The association is headquartered in Lincolnwood, IL, USA, with regional offices in Amsterdam, Netherlands; Leicester, United Kingdom; Monterrey, México; Singapore; and Shanghai, China. ISSA also works with more than 75 associations, alliances, and government agencies around the world to represent the cleaning industry. For more information, visit www.issa.com.