Nichols Blogs

NicNews Podcast – Food Sanitation with Spartan Chemical’s CompuClean

Learn more about CompuClean from Renae and Michael by listening to our latest NicNews Podcast. Host: Renae Hesselink, Nichols Vice President of Sustainability Guest: Michael Fabian, Spartan Chemical Learn from Renae and Michael about how a multi-location bakery was able to streamline some process improvements using the CompuClean software. The bakery wanted to be able [Read More…]

Nichols Earns DEAL Award for Leadership in Sustainability

Nichols, is a proud recipient of the 2018 DEAL Award for Leadership in Sustainability. Sustainability Dashboard Tools, LLC presented the DEAL Awards October 30, 2018, at the ISSA North America Show in Dallas, TX. The awards recognize the outstanding performance, contributions, and leadership of organizations that participate in the DEAL program. “We are honored and [Read More…]

No Wire November! New eCommerce Customers can Win Apple Airpods.

Can you hear me now? Are you still leery of using eCommerce solutions at work? Time to upgrade your transaction game. Nichols is excited to announce a fun little incentive for our customers who have not yet tried online ordering! All you have to do is register for the Nichols eCommerce system here, and place [Read More…]

Last year’s flu spread incredibly fast. This year stop germs in their tracks!

In 2017, we had the worst flu season in a decade. The CDC received 224,111+ reported cases and schools in at least 15 states shut down due to the flu. Let’s stop the flu and other germs in their tracks this year. You can kill cold and flu viruses and norovirus in places that might [Read More…]

NicNews Podcast – Color Coding and Cleaning Tools in Food Processing

Learn more about Color Coding and Cleaning Tools in Food Processing with and Doug David, Remco Products by listening to our latest NicNews Podcast. Host: Renae Hesselink, Nichols Vice President of Sustainability Guest: Doug David, Remco Products While tool management and cleaning tools aren’t always on the top of your list, they are one of [Read More…]

Makers of SCOTT and PURELL Partner to Offer Premium Smart Restroom Management System

Kimberly-Clark Professional™ and GOJO Industries announced today the two companies are partnering to offer a premium Smart Restroom management system in connected away-from-home washroom environments such as office buildings, airports and universities. This industry-first partnership offers facility managers the Kimberly-Clark Professional ONVATION™ Smart Restroom management system which features two best-in-class brands – SCOTT® Towel and [Read More…]

Old Man Winter: He’s A-Comin’. Are You Ready?

Yeah. I know. It’s only September. However, like mama bear grizzly, preparation for the long winter is key to winter survival. Ice Melter: Take advantage of pre-season ice melter sales. Secure your product before the snow flies or ice storms hit. There’s always talk about shortages. Sometimes they’re real. Other times, they’re all marketing or [Read More…]

Xpress Yourself and Boost Your Business with Tork Xpressnap

Getting creative with personalized marketing messages and professional designs supports your business objectives to increase traffic, check size and repeat business. Restaurant owner Ken shares his story on how he uses Tork Xpressnap®, the only napkin dispenser system that reduces napkin consumption and offers you a digital DIY marketing tool that lets him post on [Read More…]

Nichols Corporate Headquarters and Distribution Center earns ENERGY STAR certification 2018

We’re excited to announce that we have achieved EPA Energy Star Certification again for 2018!  This means that our Norton Shores headquarters and warehouse use on average 35% less energy and generate 35% fewer greenhouse gas emissions than similar buildings across the nation.  When we applied a month or so ago our Energy Star Score [Read More…]

Are Autonomous Robots A Good Decision?

If the warnings are to be believed, robots are a threat. Many observers predict the use of robots will impact employment, with effects felt in every commercial sector. The cleaning industry is no exception, as many cleaning and maintenance tasks are perceived as low-skill and therefore at risk. Potential disruption from advances in robotics is [Read More…]