Nichols Blogs

Nichols Thanks Our Veterans

This Saturday marks Veterans Day and Nichols wants to give a special thank you to all the men and women who have served our country, especially those who have served and are a part of our Nichols family. Nichols would like to extend a special thank you to the following Veterans who are also some [Read More…]

Announcing Acquisitions in Indiana and Illinois

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                                 Contact:  Kevin Rahrig, COO 231-799-2120 November 7, 2017 NICHOLS ACQUIRES SPECTRUM JANITORIAL As part of a strategic plan for continued growth and expansion, Nichols has acquired Spectrum Janitorial Supply, expanding their geographic footprint to include Indianapolis, Indiana and Decatur, Illinois. The agreement was closed on Monday, November 6, 2017 and is [Read More…]

Small but Mighty Mobile Dispensing System

  SC Johnson Professional TruShot Mobile Dispensing System Nichols centers itself on the idea of I.K.E; Innovation, Knowledge, Excellence. It determines everything we do as a company to provide the top quality service our customers expect and deserve. As part of our ever continuing commitment of I.K.E, Nichols is proud to showcase SC Johnson Professional® TruShot™ [Read More…]

Make the Choice to Self-Promote Your Custodial Department

Making the Choice to Self-Promote Your Custodial Department By Glen Huizenga Many departments in organizations go out of their way to fly under the proverbial radar screen, to be “invisible”. Unfortunately, many Custodial Departments choose to function like this. In today’s competitive work place, custodial teams must choose to promote the value of their department. [Read More…]

Exploring Package Purpose: What Three Things Count?

Exploring Packaging’s Purpose. It can SELL your product …or NOT! If you are a packaging or operations professional, you are likely aware of the basic packaging purpose. But sometimes You are just too close to a situation or too busy to have an objective view of the possibilities. That is why you need to be [Read More…]

Measuring Clean with Spartan’s CompuClean

Spartan’s CompuClean Cloud-Based Software Here at Nichols we are strong supporters of “Measuring Clean”. CompuClean is one of the most comprehensive tools in the industry to help you do this. We found the content in Mike’s recent CompuClean blog offers valuable insight on how and why to bring your custodial departments into the information age. [Read More…]

Industry Leadership, It’s Sort of a Big DEAL!

ISSA Recap Nichols has been an ISSA member for many years, and each year our team members participate in the convention. There we learn about the upcoming programs and innovative products by our strategic suppliers. Nichols also enjoys the opportunity to stay involved with the ISSA team.  The programs that this organization creates are completely [Read More…]

HACCP vs. HARPC: A Comparison White Paper from Remco

Food Safety Ensuring that our customers have the latest information is another way that Nichols delivers on the promise of I.K.E. Considering the importance of Food Safety and the current FightBAC Food Safety Month campaign, we thought our Food Processing customers would enjoy learning more about HARPC (Hazard Analysis and Risk-Based Preventive Controls) and how [Read More…]

Implementing A Thorough Food Safety Program

In light of it being National Food Safety Month, we wanted to share this awesome insight from P&G Professional! According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), an estimated 48 million Americans (or roughly 1 in 6 people) become sick from foodborne diseases every year. With this in mind, it’s important to recognize [Read More…]

Nichols Offers CITS to Increase YOUR Employee Retention

In the extremely competitive hiring market of 2017, offering comprehensive and diverse training options is just one way you can win over a potential candidate. And when it comes to clean and healthy facilities in which we work, learn, shop and play… it is important that our cleaning staff be as knowledgeable about their jobs [Read More…]