UCT! What a Horrible Name

I did it.  I stepped over the line again.  Inappropriate Chris says Mrs. Rogers.  It sounds like you are swearing.  It wasn’t even on purpose and it wasn’t a terrible pun.  It was a bit of a goof up in label design and a whole bunch of me calling it what it is.  UCT is […]

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Explain Acids in Cleaning to Me!

How do acids do their job?  Can you simplify the explanation of what they do?  Acid cleaners unlike alkali cleaners work mostly based by reacting chemically with their surroundings.  What is it about acids that cause them to work?  They don’t always work, therein lays the problem.  When they do though, they work effortlessly, and […]

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What Matters Most to You?

     Are you focused on quality? When you buy a new appliance for home are you looking for the best you can possibly afford? Or are you looking for the fridge and stove that work and cost the least?  Does your purchasing style apply to everything you buy?  When you buy a car are […]

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Delivery and Turn Around

We have studied our fill rates for the past nine years and continually tried to improve upon what we do.  In 2009 our fill rates were 92%.  We were of course fooling ourselves with that information as it wasn’t 100% true.  In fact, if we used the logarithms that we have now we would likely […]

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Online Shopping

Have you made the leap? Chances are that you have. According to a recent article 51% of all consumers have made at least one online purchase in the last year. More interestingly the numbers are increasing at a rate of 4-5 % every year. If you aren’t quite ready for online commerce, I get it. […]

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Forty Years

Do I feel old?  Should I? Oh, wait I’m not talking about me, I’m talking about Corporate Facility Supply.  Happy Fortieth Birthday CFS!  For our first 35 years we were known as Corporate Chemicals and Equipment. Five years later nothing has changed.  Nothing earth shattering made me change our name.  I just decided that the […]

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How do Solvents Clean?

Yup another run down the path of the high-tech world of cleaning chemistry.  What are solvents?  Do you think of turpentine when you hear the word solvent?  I do.  That said I obviously wouldn’t be writing this if I was here to talk about the virtues of hydrocarbon cleaning products.  We are edging our way […]

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How to Remove Smoke and Soot Stains

From time to time we all find soot or smoke damage on your prized surfaces. Most smoke damage is easily removed with a bit of soap and water… right? No not always, and especially on a grand scale. What’s the story then, how do you clean smoke damage easily, quickly and without breaking your back? […]

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How Wanted Do You Feel?

   We’ve all felt a little alone out there!  In our personal and work life we’ve all felt like we aren’t really valued from time to time.  This isn’t always about someone making a conscious decision to make us feel that way.  Sometimes we aren’t the only one out there,  surprise!  That said…  Does your […]

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Toilet Paper-Where Quality Matters

Why do people take toilet paper so seriously?  I’m not talking about the bears dancing around on your TV screen caressing the roll of the softest stuff you can find.  I’m simply talking about why do you stick so closely to the vendor you deal with?  Twenty-five years of spending every single moment of time […]

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Stretching the Almighty Dollar

Systems, systems, systems.  A market analyst suggested to us as sales reps that we need to use systems to sell in the 90’s.  Something in this speech hit home with me, but I lost track along the way.  Not so much the repetition to drive things home; as much as I hear it works!  Consistency […]

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How do I Clean up a Blood Spill?

This one is easy but it’s kind of hard….universal precautions are essential when it comes to any bodily fluid spill. What are universal precautions you ask?  Follow the link at the bottom to reach what I feel is one of the best explanations, but gloves, goggles, face mask and common sense for short. I was […]

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