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What is Electrostatic Disinfection?

What is Electrostatic Disinfection?

Disinfecting large areas in your commercial facility can be time-consuming and require a lot of labor from your cleaning staff. Read this article to learn whether electrostatic disinfection is the right no-touch disinfection method for disinfecting surfaces in your building.

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Four Things You Need To Know About No-Touch Disinfection

Four Things You Need To Know About No-Touch Disinfection

As we’ve always known, schools are where most students need to be, and they are now reopening while we’re still in the grips of the Covid-19 pandemic. Furthermore, we will also be entering another annual cold and flu season with its attendant absenteeism and other adverse health impacts. It’s enough to make anyone responsible for …

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Improve Your Cleaning Program Results With Resources from Imperial Dade

Improve Your Cleaning Program Results With Resources from Imperial Dade

Maintaining an efficient cleaning process is vital for any business but improving that process and garnering better results are equally important. As a customer of Imperial Dade, numerous programs and resources are at your disposal to ensure that a healthy environment for your staff and customers is provided. Imperial Dade’s HyProtection Zone Program: Hand Hygiene …

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Can’t Touch This: The Benefits of a Touch-Free Restroom for Your Business

Can’t Touch This: The Benefits of a Touch-Free Restroom for Your Business

As the world continues adapting to the ever-changing COVID-19 environment, the importance of maintaining clean and sanitized facilities has become paramount to offices, schools, restaurants, and all other commercial buildings. Customers are more likely to be loyal to businesses that have enacted additional precautions for the safety of their clientele. One way companies have adapted …

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Industry Experts Share Their Cost Saving Tips, Part 3 of 3

Industry Experts Share Their Cost Saving Tips, Part 3 of 3

Jan/San Supplies & Equipment Tips from Mitch Irvine, VP of Sales, National Accounts – Imperial Dade Buy concentrated chemicals which provide significant cost savings and reduce the need for chemical storage space. Our EDS (Easy Dilution System) or CMS (Chemical Management System) allow for super-concentrated formulas to be mixed by a wall-mounted dispensing system and …

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Industry Experts Share Their Cost Saving Tips, Part 2 of 3

Industry Experts Share Their Cost Saving Tips, Part 2 of 3

Foodservice Supplies Tips from Andrew Paton, Regional Sales Director – Imperial Dade Invest in takeout packaging. Save money on leftover packaging. Instead of buying a “middle of the road” vessel for both leftovers and takeout, use an inexpensive package like a paper food pail for customers’ leftovers and utilize a high-end package like a Cube container …

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Industry Experts Share Their Cost Saving Tips, Part 1 of 3

Industry Experts Share Their Cost Saving Tips, Part 1 of 3

Industrial Packaging Tips from Richard Clarke Jr., Director – Industrial Packaging Division Use pre-stretched stretch wrap which provides the same holding power as traditional stretch wrap for about one third of the cost. Use 15” wide stretch wrap rather than 18” wide wrap. Most workers overwrap excessively with 18” when 15” does the same job …

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Safety in School Nutrition Programs

Safety in School Nutrition Programs

Despite different backgrounds, life experiences and age, a common educational experience exists – school foodservice. Whether a student eats in the lunchroom, classroom or simply stops by a grab-and-go kiosk, safety for students is top of mind this fall. Changing to distance or hybrid learning has changed the way schools provide meals to students, too. Depending on …

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8 Not-So-Scary Advantages of Ghost Kitchens

8 Not-So-Scary Advantages of Ghost Kitchens

This may be the ideal time to open a new food concept! By Laura Craven Imagine you’ve always dreamed of opening a restaurant but the massive investment in the physical location, equipment, furniture, décor, labor, etc. was prohibitive. And, the time needed to build or remodel the space, develop the menu, train staff, pass inspections, …

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Innovative Restaurant Tech Takes “Contactless” to a New Level

Innovative Restaurant Tech Takes “Contactless” to a New Level

By Laura Craven Many technologies have been around for years including online ordering apps, digital wallets, QR codes, and geotargeted digital marketing. However, the new requirements for contactless experiences, health monitoring, and other challenges related to the COVID-19 crisis have created opportunities for innovative platforms to help restaurants reach more customers, sell more food and …

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Making the Change to Take-out and Delivery Restaurant Sales

Making the Change to Take-out and Delivery Restaurant Sales

By Laura Craven Many restaurants are temporarily shifting from a dine-in business model to take-out and delivery sales only. This requires different packaging than containers given at the end of a dine-in meal for “left-overs.” There are many packaging options on the market today and an experienced supplier can guide restaurant managers and kitchen staff …

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Increasing Floor Care Productivity

Increasing Floor Care Productivity

By Laura Craven The New Year often brings new budgets and goals for reducing costs while improving productivity. For this issue of The Expert Interview I spoke with Jim Lety, Imperial Dade’s Director of Janitorial Sales and a champion of productivity initiatives. With over 30 years of experience in the janitorial industry, Jim has held …

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5 Best Labor-Saving S.T.E.P.S

5 Best Labor-Saving S.T.E.P.S

By: Vickie Holland Labor costs can add up fast! Today’s organizations are continually searching for new and creative ways to save. Here are 5 Labor Saving S.T.E.P.S that will save you money and help increase your bottom line. SAFETY: All employees are entitled to a safe workplace. Personal protective equipment “PPE” should be included in …

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