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Ecolab Expands Operations in Singapore
October 16, 2014 — Ecolab, Inc.’s Nalco Champion division has opened a new manufacturing plant in Singapore. The 1.1 million-square-foot facility will supply chemistry solutions to Nalco’s oil and gas... (rest of article)

World Observes Global Handwashing Day
October 15, 2014 — More than 200 million people in 100 countries across the globe are participating in events celebrating the Public Private Partnership for Handwashing’s (PPPHW) Global Handwashing Day today... (rest of article)

WFBSC Announces 2016 Congress Details
October 9, 2014 — The World Federation of Building Services Contractors (WFBSC) announced that its next congress, WFBSC 2016, will take place April 4-7, 2016, at the Tokyo International Forum in Tokyo, Japan. The... (rest of article)

Global Demand for Medical Disposables Forecasted to Grow
October 6, 2014 — The global demand for medical disposables is forecasted to grow 6.6 percent per year to US$245 billion by 2018, according to a new study from industry market research firm The Freedonia Group, Inc.... (rest of article)

Malish Taps Lee to Lead Sales Efforts in China
October 2, 2014 — Malish Corp. has appointed Thomas Lee director of China sales. In his new position based in Dongguan, China, Lee will oversee the company’s sales efforts throughout the region. Prior to... (rest of article)

SCA to Transfer Chinese Hygiene Business to Vinda
September 12, 2014 — SCA, the majority shareholder in Chinese tissue company Vinda International Holdings Limited, has reached an agreement with Vinda's independent shareholders to transfer its Chinese hygiene business... (rest of article)

Study: Global Demand for Rubber Gloves on the Rise
September 4, 2014 — The global demand for rubber gloves has increased over the past year, according to a new study from market research firm Market Reports Online. The study attributes the rise in demand to an... (rest of article)

3M Finalizes Acquisition of Japanese Electrical Company
September 2, 2014 — 3M has completed its purchase of the remaining 25 percent of shares in Japan-based electrical company Sumitomo 3M Ltd. The US$885 million deal, which was announced last July, gives 3M full... (rest of article)

Global Demand for Hand Sanitizers on the Rise
August 28, 2014 — The global demand for hand sanitizers is expected to continue to rise through 2020, according to a new study from market research firm Global Industry Analysts, Inc. The study attributes the... (rest of article)

Salmonella Risk Prompts Global Peanut Butter Recall
August 20, 2014 — nSpired Natural Foods, Inc. has issued a voluntarily recall of several lots of peanut, almond, and other nut butters due to the risk of salmonella. The company issued the recall after U.S. Food... (rest of article)

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