Category: Catalogs

Kutol Innovates and Improves Hand Care Products

Kutol Dispenser Upgrades When they received multiple comments that the base of the refill dock on the Counter-Mount Dispenser was causing some rusting issues, Kutol sought a solution.  They replaced the stainless steel sleeve with a chrome-plated pump housing, creating a more durable alternative.  Additionally, the pump assembly itself is now made of durable plastic parts. In addition to improving the pump, Kutol also eliminated the adhesive gasket on the base of the Pump Assembly, after determining that a bead of waterproof silicone caulk would hold up better over time.  For more information and a video tutorial, please see the...

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Power Through the Storm with Duracell/Procell!

Prepare for Anything with Duracell/Procell Preparedness can make all the difference both during and after a disaster. Not only an important part of any disaster tool kit, batteries are also an important part of our daily lives, year-round. During this season, however, preparedness is especially critical. In addition to warmth and sunshine, Summer is notorious for surprising us with wildfires, droughts, floods, hurricanes, thunderstorms, tornadoes, and anything else Mother Nature can throw our way. Oftentimes, these events lead to downed trees, power outages, building damage, road closures, and more. While most people have a general plan in place for for...

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Buzz Off! Summer Tips for Mosquito Control Awareness Week

National Mosquito Control Awareness Week When it comes to stopping mosquitoes, people will try almost anything.  Those blood sucking insects can ruin a camping trip, an outdoor BBQ, and just about anything that involves evening outdoor activity.  To raise awareness of the importance of controlling the mosquito population to reduce the number of diseases that people contract from them, the AMCA (American Mosquito Control Association) has declared that this week to be National Mosquito Control Awareness Week! There are many suggestions online for “natural” repellents, but the majority of these have not been scientifically proven.  To help you find a real...

DSR’s Product Guide for Automotive Service Professionals Week

This week we salute those men and women whose knowledge and expertise keeps us on the road! The National Institute of Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) has declared the week of June 9-15 to be National Automotive Service Professionals Week. Created in 2005, it’s a day where we stop and appreciate all of their hard work– for without them, the sales person’s journey from A to B would not be possible. Odds are, you spend more time being their customer than they spend being yours, but if you don’t already have a steady stream of Automotive Service Professionals on your list of customers, we’ve...

Lysol APC with Bleach – Coming Soon, to Distribution!

According to the CDC, Norovirus is the leading cause of illness from contaminated food, while C. Diff (clostridium difficile), a dangerous HAI (hospital-acquired infection), is linked to over half a million illnesses each year and is growing harder to treat. These diseases spread through typical methods, such as not washing hands or using gloves properly, and then surfaces become contaminated from dirty hands– easily spreading these diseases to food and people (CDC). Stopping this spread is imperative, which is why Reckitt-Benckiser has developed the new Lysol Professional APC with Bleach for hard surfaces, which is effective in killing C. Diff spores in...

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Introducing Empress Products- Upscale Options for Distributors

Let’s face it- the foodservice supply market has a plethora of options for today’s distributor. In following the good-better-best model, it’s ideal to have a range of products and price points to suit a variety of end-user needs and budgets. But what about a customer who demands high quality, upscale products at a value price? Empress Products has the solution. Introducing, a full line of high quality foodservice and paper products designed with the customer in mind! The products and packaging sport a high-end, attractive design, and the products themselves are comparable to national brands– with the price point of...

Fifty Shades of Green! Eco-Friendly Products for Earth Day

While most places are still a dingy shade of brown, the greens of Spring are starting to pop up! One of the early harbingers of Spring is Earth Day, the annual celebration of conservation that has been observed on the 22nd of April every year since 1970. Year over year, the role of Earth Day has done it’s job in increasing awareness of more responsible consumerism, and taking better care of the environment. It all began with the Keep America Beautiful organization, established in 1953, which is the non-profit group responsible for the campaign that gave us the famous Iron...

Keeping Holidays Warm and Bright, With SternoCandleLamp

Have you ever been famished at a holiday party waiting patiently to finally eat, but by the time the food is served your meal is lukewarm, leaving a bitter taste of what could have been the best hot meal in a long time? What a disappointment! To avoid this hunger letdown, buffets are typically the preferred choice for many dining establishments, giving guests an assortment of hot, delicious food to choose from that’s ready to serve when they’re ready to eat! For the holidays, restaurants will be planning holiday buffets, caterers will be serving special events, bars and pubs will...

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Solaris Paper Announces Improvements to Hand Towels

Solaris Paper, formerly known as Oasis Brands, has rolled out product changes to select paper towel SKUs in an effort to continue their commitment to added value and sustainability for their paper products. These subtle modifications include adding a new product to the Livi VPG line and also enhancing the Livi Basic multi-fold towel. Read on to learn more about these changes, and understand how they’ll effect your customers.

A DSR’s Guide to Long-Term Care Facility Supplies – Part One

Fact: About 70% of Americans over the age of 65 years will need long-term care services during their lifetime. By 2020, this number is expected to exceed 12 million.  (Prudential Research Report: Long Term Care Cost Study, 2010.) The Baby Boomer generation is the largest US age demographic- in fact, over the next 20 years, the number of Americans age 65 and older will more than double to 71 million, comprising roughly 20% of the U.S. population. It’s not all senior citizens in LTC facilities, however. Did you know that a staggering 40% of people receiving long-term care are working-age...