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Rochester Midland Corporation

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Rochester Midland Canada Corporation (RMCC) Acquires Custom Blended Treatments Limited (CBT)

2/1/2018

Effective February 1, 2018, Rochester Midland Canada Corporation (RMCC) has agreed to acquire Custom Blended Treatments Limited (CBT) in a stock purchase. 

Rochester Midland Canada Corporation is a wholly owned subsidiary of Rochester Midland Corporation, a 130 year old, family owned business operating in the restroom hygiene, food & beverage hygiene, water treatment, commercial cleaning & housekeeping, and disaster restoration markets.  RMC is a market leader in sustainable products, services and technologies in its chosen business lines.

Custom Blended Treatments Limited was founded in 1984 by Keith Ellery as a full service provider of water treatment technologies and related services and products.  The company assists organizations in treating the water in their HVAC systems to extend equipment life and to maximize efficiency and sustainability through clean heat transfer surfaces.

PDF RMCC-CBT Announcement General 1-31-18.pdf 96.50 kb

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RMC Exhibits AuditGuard® at IPPE 2018 in Atlanta

12/15/2017

RMC is exhibiting at the International Production & Processing Expo (IPPE) in Atlanta, January 30-February 1, 2018, Booth C1177. RMC will feature AuditGuard® which protects food manufacturers by identifying food safety program deficiencies before they negatively impact their products and brands.

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RMC Creates Online Legionella Risk Management Guide

9/21/2017

Online reference guide that contains loads of important information on legionella risk management – how to limit risk effectively, address factors influencing growth and transmission.  This online guide includes forms, regulations, procedures, reference documents and testing information.

PDF Online Legionalla Guide Release.pdf 399.59 kb

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RMC Creates Online Legionella Risk Management Guide

8/3/2017

RMC has created an online reference guide that contains loads of important information on legionella risk management – how to limit risk effectively, address factors influencing growth and transmission.  This online guide includes forms, regulations, procedures, reference documents and testing information.

pdf Online Legionalla Guide Release.pdf 399.59 kb

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RMC at ISSA 2017

8/2/2017

RMC will be at ISSA/INTERCLEAN Las Vegas 2017, September 12-14, booth 3859. Featuing new floor care and dispensing systems.

PDF ISSA 2017 Press Release.pdf 456.13 kb

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RMC Presenting Poster at IAFP

06/20/2017

RMC is exhibiting at the International Association of Food Protection (IAFP) Annual Meeting, in Tampa, July 9-12, at Booth 520. Griffin Jadwin, a Microbiologist from Rochester Midland, will also present a poster on “A Benchtop Drain System to Benchmark Efficacy of Chemicals in Drain Sanitation.”

PDF RMC at Clean Show 2017_Press_Release-05262017.pdf 396.12 kb

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RMC at Clean Show 2017

05/26/2017

RMC will be at the Clean Show 2017 in Las Vegas, June 5-8, Booth 3274. RMC has been a partner to commercial laundry services for 20 years and is a preferred supplier to many of the largest names in commercial laundry. RMC will feature new solid dispensing equipment. In addition, jar test demonstrations featuring RMC wastewater products in use on wastewater samples can be observed. 

PDF RMC at Clean Show 2017_Press_Release-05262017.pdf 396.12 kb

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RMC at the Craft Brewers Conference Booth 1143

03/30/2017

Learn about our new acid technology, HDA-6600, which is specially formulated for the rapid cleaning of brite beer tanks between product processing without evacuating the CO2 saving you CO2, water, time, chemicals and energy. See us at the Craft Brewers Conference, Washington DC, April 10-13, Booth 1143.

PDF 2017 Craft Brewers Conf.pdf 467.76 kb

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RMC Acquires WellBeing Hygiene

03/03/2017

Effective March 1, 2017 Rochester Midland Corporation has agreed to acquire WellBeing Hygiene, Inc. in an asset purchase.  Transferring to RMC will be the customers, employees, intellectual property and other assets relating to the business of WellBeing.

PDF RMC-WB Announcement general (2).pdf 465.54 kb

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RMC Exhibits AuditGuard® at IPPE 2017 in Atlanta Booth C49

01/26/2017

RMC is exhibiting at the International Production & Processing Expo (IPPE) in Atlanta, January 31-February 2, 2017, featuring AuditGuard® which protects food manufacturers by identifying food safety program deficiencies before they negatively impact their products and brands.

PDF RMC at IPPE 2017.pdf 445.31 kb

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Restoration Products are UL/Ecologo Certified

01/23/2017

PRS Water Damage PreClean and PRS Water Damage PostClean are UL/EcoLogoM certified. Biological (bacteria-based) cleaning helps break down soils and odors in water damage restoration. The PRS cleaners get the job done quickly, are safer for the environment and people and continue to protect the area long after use.  

PDF PRS cleaners 3rd pty Press Release.doc.pdf 532.48 kb

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New Quick Connect Dispensing

12/09/2016

With EZ Mix you can quickly connect to any water supply and easily dispense sustainable cleaning and sanitation products into bottles or buckets.  No measuring, mixing, or guessing.

 EZ Mix Press Release.pdf 948.73 kb

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RMC Exhibits Sustainable Solutions at PM Expo 2016

10/20/2016

November 30-December 2, 2016, at the Toronto Convention Center, Booth 1743. RMC will exhibit Sustainable Solutions for a total system approach to Commercial and Institutional water applications. RMC offers a Full Service approach including solid formulations, chemical cleaning, HVAC, Glycol services, hazardous waste removal and Legionella best practices and risk management.

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RMC Features New Sustainable Cleaning Solutions at ISSA

10/12/2016

RMC featuring new sustainable cleaning and sanitation products for commercial and institutional facilities  at ISSA/Interclean 2016, October 25-28, 2016, booth 2616. Stop by and see the latest ways RMC helps distributors and BSCs find the pathway to profitability with innovative products, qualified sales lead programs, and supporting marketing collateral.

PDF ISSA 2016 Press Release.pdf 826.49 kb

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RMC at IBIE 2016 in Las Vegas Booth 11309

09/23/2016

Come see us at the International Baking Industry Exposition in Las Vegas, October 8-11. RMC will feature new products that improve sanitation time. RMC’s Free Sustainability Audit will assist in identifying sustainable solutions in the bakery operation to reduce chemical use, improve safety and generate water and energy savings.

PDF RMC at IBIE 2016.pdf 487.59 kb

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Reduce Legionella Liability and Get Better Asset Protection

08/12/2016

AssetGuard Foul Out, a proprietary formulated penetrant and dispersant for organic and biological matter, is a new tool to assist in controlling legionellaand protecting your assets. AssetGuard Foul Out, when used in conjunction with an EPA registered biocide, removes biofilm at 2-4 times the rate of the industry standard product. AssetGuard Foul Out can be used in cooling or closed loop system. Get liability protection, energy savings and asset protection with AssetGuard Foul Out.

PDF AssetGuard Foul Out PressRelease.pdf 1027.66 kb

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Reduce Legionella Liability and Get Better Asset Protection

06/28/2016

AssetGuard Foul Out, a proprietary formulated penetrant and dispersant for organic and biological matter, is a new tool to assist in controlling legionellaand protecting your assets. AssetGuard Foul Out, when used in conjunction with an EPA registered biocide, removes biofilm at 2-4 times the rate of the industry standard product. AssetGuard Foul Out can be used in cooling or closed loop system. Get liability protection, energy savings and asset protection with AssetGuard Foul Out.

PDF AssetGuard Foul Out PressRelease.pdf 1027.66 kb

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RMC Adds 3 New Ecologo Certifications

06/07/2016

RMC continues to maintain industry leading third party certification for cleaning products with ECOLOGO® UL 2759 (hard surface cleaner) certification for three new products providing better cleaning performance than ever before.

PDF Eco Logo Release final.pdf 976.55 kb

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RMC Publishes 2015 Sustainability Report

06/06/2016

Our 2015 Sustainability Report, sixth in a series of annual reports on the company’s efforts to be more sustainable and to provide sustainable solutions to their customers is now available on our Sustainability page, www.rochestermidland.com/sustainability.

PDF 2015 Sustainability Report release.pdf 522.31 kb

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RMC Achieves GREENGUARD Gold Certification

04/25/2016

RMC is maintaining its lead in green third party certification of cleaning and floor care products with GREENGUARD Gold certification for five core cleaning and floor products. GREENGUARD certification means that a product has met some of the world’s most rigorous and comprehensive standards for low VOCs, making these products perfect for use in buildings with vulnerable populations such as schools and healthcare facilities.

PDF GreenGuard Release final.pdf 974.22 kb

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RMC Introduces HDA-6600 – Low Foaming Descaler

04/01/2016

HDA-6600 is a low-foaming formulation of acid and surfactants designed to handle descaling difficult-to-clean oxalate and calcium scales found with processing fruits and vegetables, grains, chocolate, beer, dairy and many other foods.  HDA-6600 uses less water, is gentler on metals and breaks down to sulfate and CO2.

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RMC Exhibits at SNAXPO 2016 in Houston

03/14/2016

Come see technology that substantially improves sustainability in the fryer cleaning process at SNAXPO 2016 in Houston, March 20-22, Booth 840. Fryers are very difficult-to-clean and an unclean fryer can affect a multitude of areas including product quality, heat transfer efficiency, and costs associated with chemical, labor and energy.

PDF SNAXPO 2016 Show release.pdf 991.63 kb

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RMC Deepens Commitment to Sustainability

01/29/2016

By becoming a member of the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education, an association of colleges and universities working to create a sustainable world, RMC will be able to better understand and assist higher education institutions in advancing their sustainability initiatives.

PDF AASHE Release.pdf 975.00 kb

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RMC Launches Unique Low Acid Descaler

12/16/2015

Introducing FA-6700, a unique formulation of acid and surfactants designed to handle descaling difficult-to-clean oxalate and calcium scales found with processing fruits and vegetables, grains, chocolate, beer, dairy and many other foods.  Very effective in removing hard water scale,  FA-6700 uses less water, is gentler on metals, has no phosphates and breaks down to sulfate and CO2.

PDF FA-6700 Press release.pdf 724.70 kb

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EZ Mix Brings True Portable Dispensing to Commercial Cleaning

11/03/2015

With EZ Mix you can quickly connect to any water supply and easily dispense sustainable cleaning and sanitation products into bottles or buckets.  No measuring, mixing, or guessing. 

PDF EZ Mix Press Release.pdf 948.73 kb

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Proxi® Encap Carpet Cleaner Receives CRI Seal of Approva

09/23/2015

Proxi Encap, the latest carpet cleaning technology uses RMC's patented hydrogen peroxide. Proxi Encap can be used in multiple applications – encapsulation, prespray, or bonnet cleaning. With very low moisture (VLM) after prespray, carpet cleaning can be done in less time with better results. Vacuuming after drying removes encapsulated soils to maintain and protect carpets.

PDF Proxi Encap Press Release.pdf 824.15 kb

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New Coordinated Aromatherapy Experience for your Facility

08/07/2015

Introducing Aroma Scentsations, providing a coordinated aromatherapy experience throughout facilities and in restrooms. Aroma Scentsations brings an entire suite of products designed to reduce olfactory confusion through coordinated scents. It turns a negative experience from unpleasant odors into a positive, productive experience for employees, customers and visitors.

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RMC co-authors green chemistry technical paper

07/13/2015

RMC received recognition for co-authorship of a technical paper published in The Royal Society of Chemistry (Green Chem., 2015, 17, 2664-2678) “Opportunities for Greener Alternatives in Chemical Formulations”. It was produced as a collaborative effort by the American Chemical Society Green Chemistry Institute (ACS GCI) Formulators’ Roundtable, of which RMC is a member. ( www.rsc.org/greenchem)

PDF RMC co-authors Green Chemistry paper July.pdf 810.66 kb

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RMC Publishes 2014 Sustainability Report

05/20/2015

Our 2014 Sustainability Report, fifth in a series of annual reports on the company’s efforts to be more sustainable and to provide sustainable solutions to our customers, is now available on our website at: www.rochestermidland.com/sustainability. The report includes highlights of 2014 as well as an overview of planning and setting of goals for the future. 

PDF 2014 Sustainability Report release.pdf 939.09 kb

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RMC Sponsors NorthAmerican Legionella Awareness Forums

04/27/2015

RMC is sponsoring a series of Legionella Awareness Forums across North America in key cities including Ottawa (May 27th),  Toronto (May 28th), Omaha (June 1st) and New York City (June 4th). These forums will offer an overview of Legionella history, control practices and risk minimization options from a global perspective.  Registration includes Continental Breakfast and Lunch

PDF Legionella Awareness Forums 2015.pdf 865.60 kb

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RMC Infection Control Brochure

01/01/2015

Our new Infection Control brochure to describe a variety of programs to help reduce the spread of germs in commercial and institutional facilities.   Infection control and preparedness are important parts of a healthy building to keep your workers, employees and visitors safe. With today’s concerns, it is important to remember the basics.

PDF Infection Control program 2015.pdf 986.83 kb

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New Tensaglide Dry Lube

11/17/2014

New silicone-free based lubricant provides excellent lubricity and a substantial reduction in water and product use, improves employee safety and product quality. It works particularly well on conveyor belts transporting cans, glass and PET bottles.

PDF Tensaglide.pdf 952.15 kb

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Proxi® Spray & Walk Away Featured in RMC’s Carpet Care Program

09/29/2014

Carpet and upholstery stains disappear with Proxi without rubbing, scrubbing, blotting or extraction. Proxi has earned the Seal of Approval for Proxi Spray & Walk Away from the Carpet and Rug Institute (CRI), signifying that it effectively removes even the most difficult stains without any damage to the carpet. For more information:

PDF Proxi Spray and Walk Away.pdf 1002.21 kb

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RMC Sponsors Food Safety Sanitation Forum at Rutgers

08/14/2014

RMC is sponsoring an all day Food Safety Sanitation Forum at Rutgers Food Innovation Center, Bridgeton, NJ. The forum includes presentations on biofilm impacts on food safety, hygiene monitoring, cleaning technology innovations, CIP sanitation and more.

PDF Food Safety Sanitation Forum September 2014.pdf 932.26 kb

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RMC Presenting 2 Papers at IAFP 2014

07/03/2014

Griffin Jadwin, a microbiologist from Rochester Midland, will present two papers: “Mixed Culture Biofilm Removal” and “Sanitizer Efficacy.”

PDF RMC Papers at IAFP 2014.pdf 997.24 kb

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RMC 2013 Sustainability Report Published

06/24/2014

RMC 2013 Sustainability Report, fourth in a series of annual reports on the company’s efforts to be more sustainable and to provide sustainable solutions to their customers, is released. Highlights of 2013 as well as an overview of planning and setting of goals for the future are featured. The report is available at: www.rochestermidland.com/sustainability.

PDF 2013 Sustainability Report press rel.pdf 979.12 kb

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RMC in Booth 2179 at United Fresh

05/28/2014

RMC is exhibiting at United Fresh at McCormick Place in Chicago, June 10-13. RMC will feature its FloorGuard® and DrainGuard® programs to help keep floors and drains free from Listeria.

PDF 2014 United Fresh Show release.pdf 797.25 kb

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New Biological Technology Line Item in Xactimate Software

04/14/2014

Restoration contractors across North America now have separate line items for biological technology on the Xactimate billing spreadsheets for water damage claims. RMC’s third party certified PRS Water Damage PreClean and PRS Water Damage PostClean can be used under the biological cleaning agent category.

PDF PRS - Xactimate release.pdf 1033.51 kb

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RMC Exhibits New Technology at SNAXPO 2014

02/12/2014

RMC will feature new patent-pending technology that improves sustainability in the cleaning and sanitation process at SNAXPO 2014 in Dallas, March 1-4.

PDF SNAXPO 2014 Show release.pdf 998.33 kb

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Enviro Care® Sudsation EcoLogo Certified

01/03/2014

Enviro Care Sudsation is EcoLogo certified under the UL2759 standard for reduced environmental impact. Enviro Care Sudsation is a highly concentrated foaming pot and pan cleaner that is mild on skin but tough on soils. It is great for use in supermarkets, restaurants, school cafeterias, healthcare, facilities, nursing homes, and day care centers.

PDF EC Sudsation release.pdf 921.33 kb

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RMC at PM Expo at Toronto Convention Center

11/20/2013

See us on December 4-6, at the Toronto Convention Center, Booth 1844. RMC will exhibit Sustainable Solutions for a total system approach to Commercial and Institutional water applications. RMC offers a Full Service approach including solid formulations, chemical cleaning, HVAC, Glycol services, hazardous waste removal and Legionella best practices and risk management. RMC is featuring SolidGuard chemistry programs of highly concentrated scale/corrosion inhibitors, packaged in easy to ship and carry containers. No liquids to spill, no powders to irritate, no offensive odors, no heavy drums to handle, and reduced employee chemical exposure. 

PDF PM Expo 2013 release.pdf 2247.80 kb

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RMC at ISSA 2013

10/11/2013

RMC featuring new sustainable cleaning and facility maintenance programs for Floor Care andRestroom Care at ISSA/Interclean 2013, November 18th – 21st, booth 2821. Visit the ISSA Innovation Showcase to learn about Enviro Care® Novus, RMC’s newest 3rd party certified floor finish.

PDF ISSA 2013 Press Release.pdf 927.03 kb