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Swisher Hygiene enters into long-term distribution agreement

January 5, 2011
CHARLOTTE, NC — Swisher Hygiene Inc. has entered into a long-term distribution agreement with food service distributor Cheney Bros. Inc., according to a press release.
Under the agreement, Swisher Hygiene will become Cheney Bros.'' provider of warewashing and laundry-related chemicals and Swisher Hygiene will utilize Cheney Bros. as a distribution partner in Florida and Georgia, the release stated.
According to the release, Swisher Hygiene also purchased certain assets relating to Cheney Bros.'' warewashing and laundry business.
"We are excited to be partnering with a leading company such as Cheney Bros. as we build upon our recent growth in the Southeast to further expand our presence," said Wayne Huizenga, chairman of Swisher Hygiene.
"As a result of these agreements, Swisher Hygiene will be adding to Cheney Bros.'' extremely knowledgeable warewash and laundry staff, as well as certain assets, which we believe will only strengthen our partnership going forward. This reaffirms Swisher Hygiene''s commitment to providing service chemical programs with the strongest regional and local distributors throughout North America," Huizenga added.
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