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Tennant/Kaivac release

March 9, 2009
MINNEAPOLIS, MN Tennant Company, a world leader in designing, manufacturing, and marketing solutions that help create a cleaner, safer world, and Kaivac, a leader in developing healthy solutions for cleaning restrooms, announced a strategic sales and service arrangement that enables Tennant to provide its customers with Kaivac’s industry-leading restroom cleaning solutions.
Tennant will sell Kaivac’s suite of No-Touch Cleaning® restroom solutions to its national account customers. This arrangement leverages the strength of Tennant Company’s strong national account sales force and Kaivac’s experience in restroom cleaning solutions to help more customers address the difficult challenge of maintaining clean and healthy restroom environments.
Dirty, unsanitary restrooms are not only the number one building maintenance complaint, they are also a major building health hazard. Kaivac''s No-Touch Cleaning systems remove 3400 percent more soil than conventional mops and cleaning cloths, producing healthier restrooms that are hygienically cleaned.
“Our relationship with Kaivac enables us to expand our vision of cleaning more spaces in more places,” said Tennant Company President and CEO Chris Killingstad. “Kaivac has established the benchmark for restroom cleaning excellence and provides an outstanding partner to help Tennant build on its mission to clean more of our customers’ environments in more environmentally friendly ways.”
Kaivac originated the No-Touch Cleaning systems for restroom cleaning excellence and has emphasized cleaning as a science for more than 10 years. Kaivac’s restroom cleaning solutions lead the industry with unique features that provide significant cleaning advantages and ease of use. Their designs stem from years of experience and real-world use that make them the clear product and knowledge leader in this category. Elements like the two-chemical injection system, HEPA Filtration on both the vacuum and exhaust hoses and on-board training systems demonstrate this leadership. Tennant Company has a strong legacy for providing outstanding sales, service and innovative solutions to national account customers that have geographically dispersed organizations desiring a single company to support all of their locations.
“Tennant and Kaivac are committed to innovating scientifically proven cleaning systems that produce cleaner and healthier buildings,” said Bob Robinson, Sr., Founder and CEO of Kaivac. “Kaivac is excited to bring the powerful combination of Tennant’s renowned sales and service expertise together with Kaivac’s industry-leading restroom cleaning solutions to provide organizations an unrivaled solution and customer experience.”