February 2017
Ian Wright makes a guest appearance

Driving up standards for 20 years! 

We're celebrating! It's the 20th anniversary of our Manufacturing Standards Accreditation Scheme for Soft Tissue.

For 20 years we have been active in driving up standards, making sure what's in the box is on the box

Click on the link for the full story.

We're going to the Cleaning Show

We're going to spread the word about our Accreditation Schemes at the Cleaning Show, joining the British Cleaning Council (BCC) on stand number B30. 

Our Accreditation Schemes for Soft Tissue, Plastic Refuse Sacks and Industrial Cotton Mops are recognized as driving up standards. Supported by a rigorous auditing process, they make sure that what’s on the box is in the box.

Click here for the full story.

Ian Wright makes a guest appearance

Hunt for 2017 Undergraduate Scholars Begins
Up to Three Bursaries Available!

Following the successful re-introduction of our Bursary last year, we have expanded it: there will be up to three lucky students in 2017. 

The Bursary is only open to the sons and daughters of our members' employees and we want as many as possible to apply.  We're producing posters for you to put up on noticeboards right across your business.
Click here to find out more about the Bursary and email Cathy Connan to get copies of the poster.  

Seeking raffle prizes

We're on the hunt for some great raffle prizes for our Gala Ball.  

Last year, thanks to your generosity on the evening and the donation of some great raffle prizes, we raised more than £8,000 for our chosen charity.  This year everything we raise will go straight to the RNIB (Royal National Institute of Blind People).  

We're also on the hunt for anything stupendous we can auction.   

Get in touch with Linda Belcher if you can help! 

Our 2017 Golf Day is taking place on 7 September.  We're returning to Oulton Hall, near Leeds.

More details will follow in June.
About CHSA
The CHSA represents more than 200 manufacturers and distributors of away from home cleaning and hygiene products, from global multinationals and national networks to privately owned independent businesses.
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News from our members

Cromwell instructional videos now online

Cromwell Polythene has produced a series of helpful instructional videos, now available to view on the company’s YouTube channel.  

Each less than two minutes long, the videos include ‘How to calculate the specification for your refuse sack’ and ‘How to perform a drop test in accordance with the CHSA Plastic Refuse Sack Manufacturing Standard’.

Harrison Wipes appoints Ben Naidu as Sales Director

Harrison Wipes®, family owned company with over 125 years’ of wiping experience, is delighted to announce the appointment of Ben Naidu as Sales Director with immediate effect. Ben joined from Kimberly Clark with the aim of further developing sales growth. 
Ben said: “Harrison Wipes® is in the process of driving forward some significant developments including expansion and the company is at the forefront of its field. I’m really looking forward to embracing the challenges of this new role as Sales Director using my previous experience to continue Harrison Wipes® ongoing success.”

Greyland at the Cleaning Show

Greyland, established over nearly 20 years as one of the country’s leading cleaning chemical manufacturers is going to the Cleaning Show.

Offering a comprehensive range of products for the janitorial distributor, Greyland has gained a first class reputation for exceptional value for money, clearly and descriptively labelled, and supplied to the distributor in the fastest turnaround times from order to delivery in the industry.

Discover the Greyland difference for yourself by visiting Stand C27 – and, as ever with Greyland, have a little fun at the same time!

Clare Bowen joins YCF

CHSA Accredited Mop Manufacturer, Yorkshire Cleaning Fabrics (YCF) is delighted to welcome Clare Bowen to the sales team.  Clare has previously worked for a distributor so has seen industry life from both sides of the fence.

Clare loves the outdoors and in particular walking, she spends any spare time with her husband walking and climbing; together they have completed the West Highland Way, climbed Kilimanjaro and completed 60 of the 214 Wainwrights. 

Terinex appoints new MD

After 6 years in the job the current Managing Director – Peter Garside – will be retiring in March 2017 and Toby Cottam has been appointed as the new Managing Director for Terinex responsible for the Bedford site and Terinex QC Films based in Ripley. Toby’s background is in both packaging distribution and manufacturing.

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Chicopee eliminates dirt and bacteria the disposable way

One of the most challenging tasks facing cleaning professionals is keeping areas free from bacteria. Tests show traditional cloths typically transfer around one third of all bacteria collected from one surface to the next. 

Chicopee’s Microfibre Light cleaning cloth is perfect for the healthcare industry, with a unique structure that delivers superior cleaning performance while removing 99.99% of bacteria, reducing the risk of cross-contamination.

Through innovation we can help you transform your business

RPC bpi refuse is one of Europe’s leading manufacturers of refuse sacks, making over 30 million sacks per week. It innovates to help customers run their businesses more efficiently, save money and reduce their carbon footprint. The team is always thinking of new ideas, new methods and new products that will benefit customers.
Shaun Chatterton Named vice president of the CHSA

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