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Portion Pac Featured in IT Case Study

Not everyone knows this about PortionPac, but we are technology enthusiasts. PortionPac recently rolled out an internal solution that efficiently links our customer relationship management and accounting software platforms, and this accomplishment is now featured on one of our consultants’ websites as a case study. Our partners at DataQuest and CRMTogether provided excellent customizations and guidance on this project.

On Earth Day, A New Apartment Complex Chooses PortionPac

Heartland Alliance’s Harvest Commons Apartment Complex is opening today, stocked with PortionPac. Formerly the site of the Viceroy Hotel, this newly renovated LEED project provides affordable housing for homeless people and ex-offenders going through reintegration. This is Heartland Alliance’s 10th site using PortionPac’s environmentally responsible cleaning products.

 

Why Choose Green Seal?

Why do manufacturers choose to certify products with Green Seal? Hear business reasons from several chemical manufacturers, including PortionPac, about the advantages of choosing the certifier of record. View the video on Green Seal’s website.

Green Seal Presents Its First GS-53 Certificate to PortionPac

Green Seal presented its first GS-53 Certification to PortionPac Chemical Corporation for its Pot & Pan Detergent and NeutraPac© floor neutralizer last week at one of the cleaning industry’s largest tradeshows, ISSA/INTERCLEAN. The tradeshow, held at Chicago’s McCormick Place, drew more than 15,000 janitorial product manufacturers, distributors, and contractors from around the world.

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Healthy Schools Campaign Releases Newest Green Cleaning Guide

Healthy Schools Campaign has recognized PortionPac Chemical Corporation as one of its longest-term supporters as it releases its influential “Quick & Easy Guide to Green Cleaning in Schools”. This is the fourth edition of the guide, following the successful distribution of nearly 125,000 copies of earlier editions.

 

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Green Seal Awards First Specialty Cleaner Certification to PortionPac

PortionPac is delighted to be the first company to achieve GS-53 certification. GS-53, Green Seal’s new Specialty Cleaner Standard, evaluates cleaning products for industrial and institutional use. Today, PortionPac’s Pot & Pan Detergent and NeutraPac© Floor Neutralizer received the “Green Seal of Approval.”

 

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Illinois Manufacturing Extension Center Launches “Made in Illinois” Portal

Illinois is home to 20,000 manufacturers who employ nearly 600,000 people and generate more than 13.5 percent of the Illinois GDP. Illinois Manufacturing Extension Center (IMEC) and the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity (DCEO) have created a “Made in Illinois” portal to showcase the diversity of products made here. PortionPac’s profile page is listed here.

United States Under Secretary of Commerce Visits PortionPac

This summer we were honored to host Patrick Gallagher, Director of the U.S. Department of Commerce’s National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) for a tour of our Chicago manufacturing facility. Mr. Gallagher was accompanied by Illinois Manufacturing Extension Center president David Boulay and the City of Chicago’s Commissioner of Housing and Economic Development, Andrew Mooney. Here is the link to the report and photographs from the meeting.

Introducing LaundryPac HE for High-Efficiency Washers

Today, PortionPac released a new LaundryPac formulation for high-efficiency washing machines. LaundryPac HE will support PortionPac customers who have switched to high-efficiency washers and have asked for a way to continue to use PortionPac’s laundry detergent.

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From Our Friends at the Academy

The Academy for Global Citizenship just posted a very nice blog about our relationship. In their words, “Like our farmers, AGC works hard to find product vendors who match our sustainable vision and work everyday to make the world a better place.”