Category: literature

Worst of Severe Flu Season Still to Come

This year is shaping up to be one of the worst flu seasons in recent history. The Flu season is an annually recurring period of time characterized by outbreaks of influenza. The season normally occurs during the cold half of the year in each hemisphere, late fall to early spring in the United States. And we are right smack in the middle of it.  In fact, the flu has ramped up early this year and is rapidly spreading across the country, with widespread flu activity in 46 states, according to the latest data from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control...

Stock up for the Big Game!

Less than a month to go! With the holidays behind us, the focus of many Americans turns to the NFL’s biggest event of the year, the Super Bowl. This year marks the 53rd annual Championship game, and it will be played on February 4th, 2018 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. “Super Bowl Sunday” is considered by some as an unofficial American national holiday.  According to the USDA, it is the second-largest day for U.S. food consumption, after Thanksgiving Day. In addition, the Super Bowl has frequently been the most-watched American television broadcast of the year; Super Bowl telecasts account for 23 of...

Top 10 Traits of an Elite Salesperson

What are the top ten traits of an elite salesperson?  Read the countdown below by Mike Mirarchi, Manager of Sales Training for RJ Schinner, to find out!   #10 Be Yourself The biggest lesson I learned from my mentor was that I couldn’t sell like him!  When I read books and went to training early in my career, I was often frustrated that I couldn’t sell like an expert.  I would try, but after a while, I would go back to what worked for me.  Then I realized that if I could incorporate just one or two things that I...

Introducing STRONGMAN Can Liners

  We are excited to announce a brand new line of can liners, STRONGMAN.  These are made exclusively for RJ Schinner and available in warehouses now. Strongman Can Liners are made with a combination of LLDPE and LD resins.   LLDPE has a high tensile strength and high impact and puncture resistance. It is very flexible and will elongate under stress. This provides the extra strength, elasticity and performance at lower mil weights. LLDPE also has a good resistance to chemicals; they will perform well in temperature extremes and confine odors. LD is the most common plastic used to make...

Gear up for Winter with Guardian Floor Protection

As the leaves continue to fall, it is a reminder that winter is around the corner! Now is the time to prepare for the inclement season of snow, sleet and rain on the ground. Businesses use mats to collect soils and remove moisture from feet to reduce cleaning and maintenance costs.  Another, perhaps more important reason is to reduce the potential of slips, trips and falls. With a mat system from Guardian Floor Protection by Millennium Mats, you can help mitigate the slippery floor surfaces that come along with colder temperatures. According to the US Department of Labor, slips, trips...

Clean Up After the Storm

The storm may have passed, but that doesn’t mean the danger is.  Read on to learn some tips and important steps your can take for clean up after the storm. Prevent or Clean Up Mold After natural disasters such as hurricanes, tornadoes, and floods, excess moisture and standing water contribute to the growth of mold in homes and other buildings. When returning to a home that has been flooded, be aware that mold may be present and may be a health risk for your family. After a storm or flood, mold can be a serious problem. Act fast to prevent...

Celebrate National Toilet Paper Day

August 26th is National Toilet Paper Day! There is quite a history to the development of toilet paper as we know it.  In fact, the use of paper for hygiene purposes has been recorded as far back as 14th century China!  At that point it was a complete luxury item, only meant for royalty. The below list touches on a few of these interesting advances in the history of toilet paper.  Without these, it wouldn’t be what we know and love today! 16th Century In the 16th century, the flushing toilet was invented by Sir John Harrington, a British nobleman. ...

Q3 Vendor Rebates Now Available

The following rebates from Dial, Diversey, P&G, Reckitt Benckiser, and Colgate-Palmolive apply to select products purchased July 1, 2017 – September 30, 2017, so make sure you take advantage of these offers while they last. Distributor and end-user rebates can also be found on the Quarterly Vendor Rebates page, or click through any of the vendors below to see their specific rebate flyers with details. Colgate-Palmolive Distributor Rebates – Purchase any number of cases of select Palmolive, Murphy, Fabuloso, and Softsoap products to earn $2 per case, with no redemption limit. End-User Rebates – Save $3 per case on select...

Introducing Performance Plus Floor & Hand Pads

Your customers have to deal with a variety of maintenance situations, and Performance Plus pads will prepare them for almost any project. A new line in the Performance Plus Family, Performance Plus Pads are formulated with the perfect amount of non-woven polyester and abrasive grains to achieve maximum product performance. The bonding process of these fibers blended together with  special resins and adhesives make these pads tough, durable and consistent. Great for: Stripping Buffing Cleaning Polishing High-Speed Burnishing   Check out the full list of Performance Plus Pads, so you can equip your customers with the right tools for the...

Digital Print Napkins – A Great Marketing Tool

Tired of those plain white napkins under your drink?  Are you looking to offer your customers a little pizazz and a way to brand their business?  A smart idea, though not entirely new, is advertising on napkins! Mike Blaney, author of the blog “Good Ideas Are a Dime a Dozen, But Implementation is Priceless” explains this concept well in his 2007 article Napkin Advertising.  “Similar to tissue pack advertising in Japan, the idea is to get an advertisement directly into consumers’ hands—and for longer than one might look at a leaflet before tossing it into the nearest trash can. Like...