Board Converting News, May 4, 2020

Kimberly-Clark Donates $500K For Infectious Disease Training


To address the needs of cleaning professionals during the COVID-19 pandemic, Roswell, Georgia based Kimber- ly-Clark Professional has announced a new scholarship program to help smaller cleaning organizations provide critical training on infectious disease prevention and control measures for their employees. The program is in collaboration with ISSA, the worldwide cleaning indus- try association, and the Global Biorisk Advisory Council (GBAC), a division of ISSA.

OHIO BLOW PIPE/ADVANCED AIRSYSTEMS For 85 years the Ohio Blow Pipe company and its whol- ly owned subsidiary, Advanced Airsystems, have provided the corrugated and folding carton industries with systems and products to process scrap. We engineer, fabricate, in- stall, service, provide system audits, and offer a wide range of scrap systems, dust collection systems and products to include cyclones, under roof AIR-SCREEN™ systems, pit belt systems, CLEANAIR dust collectors, Mist-Clone™ dust control systems for vacuum feeds, material handling fans, ductwork, switch valves, airveyors, balers, shredders and OM Partners makes paper makers and packaging compa- nies more profitable and more efficient by optimizing their operations. By utilizing mathematical solvers and advanced technology, corrugated producers remark that their corru- gators and converting equipment run faster with less waste and higher on time delivery achievement within weeks after implementation. The OMP System consists of a comprehen- sive and fully integrated set of modules for order promising, forecasting, capacity planning, stock management, corru- gator optimization, production scheduling, transport plan- ning and automatic data collection. dust briquetters. OM PARTNERS

“Cleaning professionals are working tirelessly behind the scenes to help other essential businesses run safe- ly,” said Susan Gambardella, President, Kimberly-Clark Professional North America. “They’re heroes on the front lines, putting their own health and safety at risk. So, while they’re looking out for others, we want to ensure some- one is looking out for them. This scholarship program is about providing access for these essential heroes – es- pecially those who may not have otherwise had the op- portunity to get this training – to gain the knowledge they need to work safely and confidently.” The GBAC Fundamentals Online Course is focused on prevention, response and control measures for bio- hazards in the workplace – with a special emphasis on infection and contamination control measures for infec- tious disease outbreak situations such as SARS-CoV-2, or COVID-19. More information about the course can be found here. Through Kimberly-Clark Professional’s $500,000 do- nation, more than 10,000 cleaning professionals across the globe will be able to complete the GBAC Fundamen- tals online course at no cost. Smaller businesses, who may not have otherwise been able to fund this training for their employees, are given priority placement into the program. In addition, the program has a goal of 50 percent of scholarships going to females and will support a mentor- CONTINUED ON PAGE 34


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