Category: News

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...

Get to Know your Rep! The Greg Howard Edition.

Our Business is Personal. We take your business personally at RJ Schinner, and strive to make our practices as personal as possible.  Having been a family owned business for over 65 years has helped us retain this culture.  We want to get to know our customers better, and in good fun, have decided to share some information about our Sales Representatives in the hopes you can get to know them better also! This edition: Greg Howard 1.    What is your name?  Greg Howard 2.    What Region to you cover for RJ Schinner?  The Carolina’s and Virginia’s 3.    How long have...

Get to Know your Rep! The Tod Ferree Edition.

Our Business is Personal. We take your business personally at RJ Schinner, and strive to make our practices as personal as possible.  Having been a family owned business for over 65 years has helped us retain this culture.  We want to get to know our customers better, and in good fun, have decided to share some information about our Sales Representatives in the hopes you can get to know them better also! This edition: Tod Ferree 1.    What is your name?  Tod Ferree 2.    What Region to you cover for RJ Schinner?  Wisconsin, and some Illinois 3.    How long have...

RJ Schinner now in Salt Lake City, Utah

RJ SCHINNER Co. Inc. announces the acquisition of Icon Distributing. MENOMONEE FALLS, WI – RJ Schinner Co., Inc. (RJ Schinner), a premier Re-distributor to the commercial wholesale trade has announced the acquisition of the assets of Icon Distributing based in Salt Lake City, Utah, has been completed. Icon Distributing is a leader in wholesale distribution in Salt Lake City, Utah and the surrounding areas. Joe Goodman, previous President of Icon Distributing, as well as current employees of Icon Distributing, will be joining the RJ Schinner Team.  Joe will act as General Manager, and work hand in hand with Paul Schinner,...

Q1 Vendor Rebates

Put a few extra dollars in your pocket to start off the New Year with these Q1 Vendor Rebates The following rebates from Dial, Diversey, P&G, Reckitt Benckiser, and Colgate-Palmolive apply to select products purchased January 1, 2017 – March 31, 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. Procter & Gamble Distributor Rebates  Earn $1 per case, with no rebate limit, when you purchase...

Introducing Simple Earth Dispensers

Simple Earth adds Dispensers to enhance the brand’s line of 100% recycled paper products. RJ Schinner is excited to announce the addition of Simple Earth Dispensers to the Simple Earth paper product line. Use these sleek, efficient dispensers to provide your customers with the same quality paper solutions you have come to expect from Simple Earth. Simple Earth paper dispensers span the entire sustainable paper product line. House your Simple Earth products in these clean, unobtrusive dispensers to add a measure of professional efficiency to any space, and make a lasting commitment to help support the environment. Click here to...

Empress Product Line Expands

Empress Product Line Expands RJ Schinner is excited to announce an expansion of the Empress premium line of products, now to include new straws, hot cup sleeves, wrapped polypropylene cups, PET flat lids, and toilet seat covers. Quality products, great value and attractive packaging are what you will come to expect with all Empress products. Empress will allow our distribution partners the confidence to know they can compete with any line when it comes to quality, value, packaging and availability. These additional products will provide greater flexibility to meet your customer’s needs and exceed their expectations. Please read more to...

RJ Schinner Opens Two New Locations

Two New Locations RJ Schinner Co. Inc. (RJ Schinner) a re-distributor to the commercial wholesale trade, is excited to announce that two new locations have been added to a growing coverage area. A leader in the wholesale distribution of disposables for more than 65 years, RJ Schinner now has two new facilities in Greensboro, North Carolina and Tracy, California. North Carolina With the opening of the 75,000 square-foot shipping center in Greensboro, RJ Schinner will expand our service to North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia, and North East Tennessee. Items have begun shipping as of November 15th, 2016. The Greensboro facility...

Empress Anti-Microbial Vinyl Gloves Now Available!

Empress Products have just released a new line in their glove offering, Anti-Microbial Vinyl Gloves. Varied industries, from supermarkets, restaurants and food processors, to healthcare facilities and Jan/San suppliers, face concerns regarding microbial cross contamination. More broadly, distributors and end-users in these industries face the weight of bio-burden in their products and services. Bio-burden refers to the number of bacteria living on an un-sterilized surface. It’s a factor that is often difficult to measure under everyday conditions, but it’s an ever-present concern wherever health safety is a top priority. Simply put – protecting your products and customers from “bad germs”...

Final FDA rules on antibacterial hand soaps

On Friday, September 2nd 2016, FDA issued the long expected final rule for over-the-counter (OTC) consumer antiseptic wash products. As a result, the FDA will exclude 19 active ingredients, including Triclosan, that have been listed on the previous 1994 tentative final monograph for over-the-counter antiseptic wash products. Manufacturers did not demonstrate that the ingredients are both safe for long-term daily use and more effective than plain soap and water in preventing illness and the spread of certain infections. Manufacturers have until September 2nd 2017 to meet compliance. It’s important to note that this ruling only applies to product intended to be...