Category: News

Clorox Re-Brands Dispatch Products

Your customers may have already noticed an exciting new packaging change from Clorox, which became effective at the beginning of this year. The DISPATCH line of products, which are geared towards healthcare use, are now being re-branded as Clorox Healthcare. This change only effects the name and packaging, as the product itself including the formula, kill claims, and EPA-registration numbers will remain the same, as will UPCs and pricing. The following UPC’s will now feature the new look, and the Clorox Healthcare name: Clorox Healthcare 32 oz. Spray- UPC 2996968970 Clorox Healthcare 32oz. Pull Top- UPC 2996968832 Clorox Healthcare 128oz....

P&G Case Pack Change to Dawn and Joy Reflects Commitment to Sustainability

Proctor & Gamble is converting case packaging of their 1 Gallon bottles of Dawn and Joy Commercial Dishwashing detergents. The change is no surprise to many in the industry, as the current industry standard uses case packs of 4/1 Gallon, whereas Dawn and Joy, until recently, was sold in 3/1 gallon case packs. Nothing about the product itself or the individual bottles’ packaging will change, but the case pack change does support P&G’s commitment to sustainability. P&G’s sustainability/operations goal for the future is as follows: “Deliver an additional 20% reduction in energy consumption, CO2 emissions, disposed waste and water consumption...

Who Won Product of the Year for 2013?

Product of the Year USA honored the nation’s most innovative consumer packaged goods of 2013 at its fifth annual Awards Ceremony, held in New York City on Tuesday, Feb. 12th. So, which products were chosen? With 50,000 consumers weighing in, Reckitt-Benckiser received accolades for two innovative and exciting products- FINISH® QUANTUM™ with New Power Gel and RESOLVE® All-Stains were among the top brands awarded at the ceremony! RJ Schinner currently carries the commercial packaging of Resolve in RTU as well as bulk sizes. “Every year, new products are introduced into the marketplace and shoppers spend an extraordinary amount of time...

As New Norovirus Strain Spreads, Are Your Customers Protected?

According to the CDC, a new strain of the norovirus is circulating in the US. As though a tougher flu season isn’t bad enough, the norovirus (which is often confused with the flu) is adding to the uptick in illnesses this winter with the new strain (GII.4 Sydney) being held responsible for  the outbreak that occurred on the vacation cruise line Queen Mary 2, as well as 58% of all norovirus outbreaks in December. Norovirus, often referred to as “stomach flu,” is an illness unrelated to influenza that attacks the intestinal tract with symptoms such as painful inflammation, nausea, vomiting...

5 Basic Flu Survival Tips for DSRs

DSRs and salespeople in general are especially susceptible to getting sick, as are their customers. When you consider all of the handshaking, surface-touching and traveling that occurs on a daily basis, the likelihood of contact with flu-infected people as well as the odds of passing it on are quite high compared to the average person. This is of most concern throughout the winter season, and this year in particular as the US faces the highest incidences of flu in recent history. According to an article on USNews.com, “CDC data shows this year’s flu has struck early and often. Doctor visits...

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All New from Anchor! The Best in Food Packaging for Your Customers

Are your customers looking for the best and most innovative foodservice packaging available? The following Press Release, issued by Anchor Packaging on Monday, announced the “All New Anchor Culinary Classics® Convertible Containers”: “(St. Louis, MO) January 14, 2013 –Delivering the same upscale quality you have come to expect from the Anchor Packaging Culinary Classics® line, these redesigned products are now available with a consumer-removable, perforated, hinged lid. Available as 9” x 9” and 9.5” x 10.5” in either 1 or 3 compartments, the six containers comprising this product line can handle temperatures up to 230F, and may be staged under...

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The End Is Near! Have You Taken Advantage of Q4 Incentives?

With only a couple of weeks left of the month, the year, and the quarter, now is the time to get all of your ducks in a row! There are several incentive programs available right now for DSR’s and End Users that are coming to a close as of December 31st. Lucky for you, it’s not too late! To help you make the most of these deals, here is a recap of some lucrative incentives that are coming to an end: Diversey- Pledge With this incentive, the end-user can save $8 per case on select SKUs of Pledge products. The offer...

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RJ Schinner is Now Carrying Sun Products for Kitchen and Laundry!

Now, the trusted brand names your customers love at home are available for use anywhere they need them! RJ Schinner is now carrying Sun Products from Diversey, a full line of kitchen and laundry products, specifically engineered for commercial applications to get the job done. For the kitchen, Sunlight has multiple sizes and formulas of dishwashing detergent, ideal for either handwashing or automatic dishwashing. Available in Lemon, Lemon Boost, LemonOxi, and Fresh formulas, your customer can choose between powdered, liquid, gel, or individual pouches, all guaranteed to cut through greasy messes while being gentle on skin, leaving nothing behind but...