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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...

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”...

Empress Food Service Segment Expanding!

Over the last two years the Empress family of product has grown to offer several categories in the food service packaging arena, including gloves, cutlery, food trays, straws and stirrers, food service film, and paper plates.  Now, RJ Schinner is ready to introduce more additions to the food service segment with premium lines of Portion Cups, Deli Containers, Polystyrene Cups, Polypropylene Cups, PET Cups, Food Service Foil, Hot Cups and Empress Earth, a green line of products.   Quality products, great value and attractive packaging are what you will come to expect with all Empress products. Empress will allow our...

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Understanding Proper Glove Use in Healthcare Settings

Gloves are an important part of many of your customer’s safety and sanitation procedures. From healthcare to food service, to auto mechanics and nail technicians, wearing gloves not only protects the employee, but the customers or patients as well. What happens, though, when gloves are not being used properly? Are your customers using the right gloves, and practicing proper hand hygiene? A recent study shows that this may not be the case. According to a study published June 20th, 2013 by Antimicrobial Resistance and Infection Control, gloves were being used improperly 42% of the time in the healthcare settings observed....

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Need a Hand With Disposable Glove Selection?

At RJ Schinner, we currently offer a wide and varied selection of disposable gloves. From foodservice to cleaning, there is a glove for every purpose- but how do you know which one is right for you? At Glove University, you can learn all about the various types of disposable gloves and their appropriate applications. This overview is a great starter guide for selecting the right type of glove for your needs: Latex gloves offer a unique blend of comfort and protection. Resistant to puncturing, these gloves serve as an optimal barrier against biological contaminants. Made from natural rubber, latex is...