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Posted by Blake Vanderwiel on Oct 7, 2015 9:29:27 AM

Making Strides Against Breast Cancer 2015

WAXIE is a flagship sponsor in the American Cancer Society’s Making Strides Against Breast Cancer foundation. Each branch supports their local walk in an effort to raise awareness and money for cancer research.  

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Topics: Making Strides Against Breast Cancer

Posted by Blake Vanderwiel on Jun 4, 2015 10:15:00 AM

WAXIE Sanitary Supply Solar Energy Project Update

By: Blake Vanderwiel, WAXIE Sanitary Supply

WAXIE Sanitary Supply is committed to not only helping our customers keep their facilities cleaner, healthier, greener and safer, but by incorporating new innovative technologies we are making sure that our own workplace environment meets those goals as well.

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Topics: innovation, company news

Posted by Blake Vanderwiel on May 13, 2015 8:56:00 AM

WAXIE Announces General Manager for Northern California Division

Above: David Wax, Executive Vice President; Nick Rosner, WAXIE Northern California General Manager; Jeff Roberts, President & COO.


SAN DIEGO, CA—WAXIE Sanitary Supply announced the promotion of Nick Rosner to General Manager of the Northern California division which is headquartered in Livermore, California on Tuesday, May 5th.

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Topics: press release, company news

Posted by Blake Vanderwiel on May 7, 2015 10:15:00 AM

Cultivating for Future Generations

Interview with: Peter Leahy, Channel Leader – Cleaning & Hygiene at Kimberly-Clark Professional

Kimberly-Clark, the first major towel and tissue manufacturer in North America to introduce products made with 20 percent plant fiber, resulting in the use of up to 20 percent fewer tree fibers or recycled fibers than conventional products.

Introducing GreenHarvest* products – a truly innovative offering that incorporates plant-based rapidly renewable fiber, such as bamboo and wheat straw, into trusted Kleenex® and Scott® Brand towel and tissue products. It’s a pioneering approach to fiber sourcing that will transform the paper products industry. As a world leader in sustainability, Kimberly-Clark is paving the way – delivering innovative products along with the quality and performance that you’ve come to expect from our trusted brands. Today, in a resource-constrained, digital world, with fewer sources of recycled fiber, and the need to put less pressure on natural forests, it’s important to continue exploring new fibers. Partner with us and cultivate the future with the brands you know and trust.
Green Cleaning Solutions - Products, Tools, Education & Training

What is GreenHarvest* plant-based fiber?

It’s fiber, but it doesn’t come from trees:
It comes from plants, such as wheat and bamboo.

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Topics: Restroom Care, innovation, recycling

Posted by Blake Vanderwiel on Mar 26, 2015 2:00:00 PM

Winter Matting Tips and Suggestions from Crown Matting Technologies

Guest Post By: Adam Strizzi, Marketing Director with Crown Matting Technologies  |  March 26, 2015

So, for those managers/building owners who are just now starting to think about mats, Adam Strizzi, Marketing Director with Crown Matting Technologies, offers the following suggestions for selecting and installing an effective winter matting system:

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Topics: hard floor care, floor matting

Posted by Blake Vanderwiel on Mar 13, 2015 11:00:00 AM

WAXIE’s Sales Rally and 70th Anniversary Celebration in San Diego, CA

Above: Charles Wax, Chairman & CEO (top right); USS Midway 70th Celebration Group Photo (bottom right); Charles Wax
David Wax Accepting Feb. 26th as WAXIE Day in San Diego from Mayor Kevin Faulconer (left).


SAN DIEGO, CA -- Three hundred sales representatives from each of the 20 locations of WAXIE Sanitary Supply converged on San Diego, February 26th -28th for a sales rally, to celebrate the company’s 70th anniversary and to hear from top industry officials.

The three-day conference, which included workshops as well as speeches by owners Charles and David Wax, was conducted at the Sheraton Harbor Island Hotel and aboard the museum aircraft carrier USS Midway, upon which WAXIE’s General Manager for Colorado, Mike Midas, once served as a naval officer. WAXIE has been headquartered in San Diego since its founding in 1945.

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Topics: press release, company news