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Products & Services
Limit toilet clogs with Papernet’s Bio Tech Toilet Tissue from Sofidel. Enhanced with Biologic Active Tissue Paper (BATP) technology, this product produces enzymes that eat away buildup in pipes, reducing the opportunity for clogs as quickly as just one month of use. This tissue is ideal for facilities looking to reduce costs associated with plumbing emergencies.
Morcon Tissue’s new M99 Jumbo Roll contains 1,000 feet of 2-ply tissue. This 100 percent recycled product is soft yet durable and comes in a space-saving carton. Suitable for facilities looking to save labor costs by reducing the amount of tissue roll changes, M99 is the economical choice for any high-traffic restroom.
Each case of Scott® Small Core Bathroom Tissue from Kimberly-Clark has three more rolls and 10 percent more sheets per case compared to a case of standard restroom tissue. These high-capacity rolls are the longest single tissue rolls offered by Kimberly-Clark. They fit in Kimberly-Clark Professional® dispensers, as well as other high-capacity dispensers.
The Cascades PRO PerformTM Roll Towel for Tandem®, 1050' is an eco-responsible towel that reduces maintenance times due to its larger capacity. Designed to work exclusively with the Cascades PRO Tandem™ electronic and mechanical no-touch dispensers, this roll towel is made from 100% recycled fiber and features certifications from Green Seal, UL and Green-e.
The ZipWall Dust Barrier System provides a quick and safe way to secure a dust barrier from a drop ceiling in facilities undergoing remodeling or renovation. The system features a MagStrip Fastener that magnetically attaches onto the steel grid of a drop ceiling using a ZipWall pole and a specially designed applicator, eliminating the need for a ladder and tape.
NF322 from Avmor is a durable and soil-resistant finish that leaves floors with a high-gloss shine. Up to four coats can be applied at a time; each coat dries in about 20 minutes. Simply apply the finish and forget about it, or burnish as often as you wish. The ammonia-free formula leaves a pleasant scent.
ICL Series High Frequency Lithium Battery Chargers from Delta-Q Technologies are suitable for use on any electric machine. The ICL1200 and ICL1500 chargers are available in 85-volt and 120-volt models. They have a wide AC range, operating on any single-phase electrical grid worldwide. Each charger features a fully customizable, field-replaceable cable design, and the ability to act as both an on- or off-board charger.
EduCare™ Heavy Duty Stripper from Diversey is one item in a line of floor care products specifically designed for use in high-traffic education environments. Its professional-strength formula quickly penetrates and removes built-up layers of finish and sealers on vinyl composition tile, terrazzo, and concrete flooring. The stripper can be used with cool water and leaves a low-odor, mild scent.
Hospeco’s Health Gards® Antimicrobial Mats are self-drying and decrease the risk of slips and falls near urinals, toilets, sinks, and hand dryers. The top layer of the mats, a tufted, woven blend of antimicrobial polypropylene fiber and velour, disperses and dries fluid while eliminating odor-causing bacteria. The bottom layer, a natural rubber backing, keeps the mats firmly in place.