Nichols Blogs

The Shipping & Packaging Side of Nichols

What is the first thing you think of when you hear the word ‘Nichols’? Most people know that we offer Janitorial and Sanitation products and Equipment. But did you know that Nichols does that and more? We also offer Shipping and Packaging Supplies and Equipment. Nichols works with a variety of distinctive suppliers to provide [Read More…]

Six Sanitation Strategies for Controlling Salmonella in Food Processing

Non-typhoidal Salmonella is one of the most common foodborne illnesses “with an estimated 93.8 million illnesses, of which an estimated 80.3 million are foodborne, and 155,000 deaths each year” (Majowicz et al). It is estimated that the infection “imposes an estimated $3.7 billion in economic burden in a typical year” (2015 USDA Economic Research Service [Read More…]

Best Practice Standard Sanitation Operating Procedures for Allergen Control in Food Processing

Food allergens are typically proteins and proteins have a high affinity for stainless steel. As this material is widely used in equipment and process areas in food plants, there is a high likelihood of residual product remaining on both exposed and enclosed surfaces after a production run. A typical food processing facility will operate multiple [Read More…]

Spring Cleaning with Rubbermaid Maximizer

  It looks like Spring is finally here to stay! And what a great time it is to do some spring cleaning and give your business a refreshed look. Understandably, your to-do list can be quite long and it may be hard to prioritize. Well, worry no more because Nichols is here to help! Everyone [Read More…]

Comprehensive Wood Floor Care Program

A gym floor is an expensive investment, but if you take care of it properly, it’s an investment that can bring your school many years of fun, and lifelong memories. You’ve kept up with your cleaning during the school year, but as summer approaches it’s time to think about a new floor finish to keep [Read More…]

Amazon’s Frustration Free Packaging Program … How Nichols Can Help

Here we go again! For those of you who lived through the experience of Walmart’s Packaging Scorecard in 2006, this might invoke those warm, fuzzy feelings all over again.  This time around the market is being driven towards packaging innovation and sustainability by a company called Amazon (ever heard of them?). In 2018 Amazon’s share [Read More…]

Get the Restroom Your Business Deserves!

Your restroom is a reflection of you and your business. Now, you can put your best restroom forward with the new Pacific Blue Ultra® by Georgia Pacific Professional! This line offers your business durability, sustainability and efficiency. It is designed to maximize hygiene and minimize maintenance. Offering towel and soap dispensers, Pacific Blue Ultra provides [Read More…]

Pulling Back the Curtain on Hidden Hospital Germs

Hospital curtains are supposed to safeguard a patient’s privacy; unfortunately, research shows they can also endanger patient health. Hidden in the folds of nearly nine out of ten hospital curtains you’ll find methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus, or MRSA. The curtains tested started out uncontaminated; a control group of curtains never hung, but which were stored in [Read More…]

Keep your facility healthier while saving time, money and labor.

Protect your facility with a revolutionary system that helps reduce pathogens like never before. The Clorox Total 360 pairs an innovative electrostatic sprayer with Total 360® Disinfectant Cleaner or Anywhere® Hard Surface Sanitizing Spray to deliver superior coverage in an efficient, cost-effective way. The system uses 65% less solution, works up to 75% faster and [Read More…]

Nichols is Here to Help!

Nichols is the leading provider of solutions for clean and healthy facilities and the safe shipment of products in the Great Lakes region. We value our customer relationships above all else, and as our customer … we are Here to Help! #H2H #THWR