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With thousands of announcements each year regarding new green products and services, it is important to have one “go to” news source. Green Lodging News includes product news and much more. Got news to share? Contact Glenn Hasek, Green Lodging News, editor, at (813) 510-3868, or contact him by e-mail at: greenlodgingnews@gmail.com. Articles posted in the Vendor News section are press releases submitted by vendors and/or their public relations representatives. They are occasionally written by the editor.

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With thousands of announcements each year regarding new green products and services, it is important to have one “go to” news source. Green Lodging News includes product news and much more. Got news to share? Contact Glenn Hasek, Green Lodging News, editor, at (813) 510-3868, or contact him by e-mail at: greenlodgingnews@gmail.com. Articles posted in the Vendor News section are press releases submitted by vendors and/or their public relations representatives. They are occasionally written by the editor.

Indiana Furniture Names Kleiser Contracts & Sales Support Manager

JASPER, IND.—Indiana Furniture announced the promotion of Angie Kleiser to the role of Contracts & Sales Support Manager. With over 25 years of experience in contract administration, order processing, account management, and more, Kleiser has developed and implemented business plans for continuous improvement of internal processes in addition to better servicing and growing national programs. In this newly created position, Kleiser will oversee the management of federal, state, and local contracts, strategic accounts, and support teams, including Design Services, Customs, and Quotes, to ensure ongoing customer satisfaction. Her focus will be to assist in creating corporate sales strategies and building...

Amerlux Appoints Guy Esposito VP of Sales

OAKLAND, N.J.—Amerlux, an award-winning design-and-manufacture lighting company, announced that it has appointed Guy Esposito as its new vice president of sales. Esposito has more than three decades of experience in generating significant sales revenues with high-profit margins in lighting and helping clients in all sectors convert obsolete systems to more energy-efficient solutions that offer instant paybacks. “Guy is a strategic, creative, results-oriented leader who has an extensive history of cultivating customer and vendor relationships that generate sales, profitability and new lucrative business opportunities,” said Chuck Campagna, President and CEO of Amerlux. “His tactical ability to achieve brand success and exceed sales initiatives...

Zurn on List of America’s Most Responsible Companies

MILWAUKEE, WIS.—Zurn Water Solutions was named by Newsweek as one of America’s Most Responsible Companies 2022. Zurn Water Solutions was one of 500 companies on the list and ranks No. 3 in Wisconsin. “By focusing on water conservation, health and safety, people, and our communities, we are driven every day to make responsible choices that create a lasting positive impact in the world,” said Todd A. Adams, Chairman and CEO of Zurn Water Solutions. “We have long viewed simply doing the right thing as our guiding principle in how we approach all facets of our business.” America’s Most Responsible Companies list focuses on a...

Scorecard Highlights Wood Furniture Industry’s Improvement Toward Responsible Sourcing

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Furniture retailers and manufacturers have responded more than ever to guidance that helps protect forests and contribute to sustainable use of wood and other materials, according to a new report. The 2021 Wood Furniture Scorecard, from the National Wildlife Federation and Sustainable Furnishings Council, assessed 118 furniture retailers on their wood sourcing policies. “We’re witnessing an industrywide shift toward sustainability, which is noticeable not only through the growing number of companies voluntarily getting involved in this process, but also by the increasing scores of the companies that have been scored in previous years,” said Barbara Bramble, Vice President of International Wildlife Conservation and...

Amouage, ADA Cosmetics Extend Partnership Agreement

KEHL, GERMANY—For over a decade, Amouage and ADA Cosmetics have been behind the distribution of some of the most luxurious amenities in the world. Building on their successful partnership, the two companies have extended their agreement for another five years with ambitious plans for an altogether redefined and modernized Amouage amenities experience. “We are always looking for like-minded partners who not only understand our creative quest, but are able to amplify what we’re doing within their own realm of expertise,” explains Amouage Chief Experience Officer Renaud Salmon. Enjoying exceptional momentum after a recent strategic and creative transformation, the House, which...

UMF Gives Aguilar National Guest Room Attendant Excellence Award

SKOKIE, ILL.—UMF Corp. announced that Lenir Aguilar, guest room attendant at the Hilton Daytona Beach, has earned the company’s second annual Guest Room Attendant (GRA) Excellence Award. UMF established the GRA Excellence Award in 2020 to acknowledge the crucial role GRAs play in ensuring hotel guest safety, satisfaction, and loyalty in the COVID-19 era. “Hilton Daytona Beach’s housekeeping staff are a key part of our commitment to deliver the reliable and friendly service our guests expect with the added confidence of industry-leading hygiene practices created to keep guests and staff safe,” said Omayra Muniz, Hilton Daytona Beach’s Director of Housekeeping....

Bona US Expands Facility in Monroe, North Carolina

ENGLEWOOD, COLO.—Bona US, a global, sustainably-driven company that supplies products for installing, renovating, maintaining, and restoring premium floors, has announced that it purchased 35 acres in Monroe, N.C., where it will add on to its existing facility. The new, 280,000-square-foot building officially broke ground recently at an event hosted at the facility. Bona expects the building to be completed in late summer 2022. “As our business continues to grow, investing in our current factory site aligns with our core commitment for a sustainable future,” said Phil Nicolette, Senior Director of Operations and Supply Chain, Site Manager - Monroe, Bona. “By...

MaxLite Plans to Open New & Expanded 100,000-Square-Foot Warehouse

WEST CALDWELL, N.J.—MaxLite, a leading innovator in the lighting industry for almost 30 years, announced that it plans to open a new approximately 100,000-square-foot state-of-the-art distribution center in March 2022. The new facility in Greenwood, Indiana, just outside of Indianapolis, will be part of MaxLite’s growing network with additional distribution centers in northern New Jersey and Anaheim, Calif. MaxLite’s new distribution center will be located less than two miles from its existing facility in the same city. The new distribution center will maximize 36’ of vertical height using pallet racks that allow an additional level of storage. The new facility...

Ecolab Again Recognized for Global Water Leadership on CDP A List

ST. PAUL, MINN.—Ecolab Inc., the global leader in water, hygiene and infection prevention solutions and services that protect people and vital resources, has again been recognized for its corporate sustainability leadership by global environmental non-profit CDP, earning inclusion on CDP’s prestigious A List for tackling water security. This is the third consecutive year Ecolab has been recognized on the Water A List. Ecolab also earned an A- ranking on CDP’s climate list. “Proactive water management and stewardship are critical to addressing our world’s environmental challenges. Our inclusion on CDP’s water security A List reflects the work we do every day...

Atom Power Launches PURPL EV Charging Solution

HUNTERSVILLE, N.C.—Atom Power, manufacturer of the world’s first and only UL listed solid-state digital circuit breaker, announced the launch of PURPL. PURPL is Atom Power’s EV charging solution that charges vehicles directly from the circuit breaker and incorporates unique energy management technology to keep electricity costs low. These capabilities provide utilities, cities, property, and fleet owners with a dual solution to increase access to EV charging and upgrade electrical infrastructure needed to meet transportation electrification goals. “Atom Power is on a mission to enable the electrification of everything,” said Ryan Kennedy, CEO, Atom Power. “Electric vehicle charging infrastructure is a...