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Awards presented at SouthCoast Chamber’s 131st annual meeting
Southcoast Today
November 19, 2017

The SouthCoast Chamber recently recognized a quartet of local organizations and individuals for their “significant investment and contribution to the economic development, educational leadership and outstanding service.” During the organization’s breakfast and annual meeting Thursday at White’s of Westport, the 2017 Greater New Bedford Economic Impact Awards, Educational Leadership Award, and the Outstanding Service Award were handed out.

The following honors were conveyed during the meeting: ECONOMIC IMPACT AWARDS presented by Southcoast Chamber And Sylvia Group: Milhench
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Milhench Supply celebrates 85 years in New Bedford
Southcoast Today
By Steve Urbon - September 28, 2017

NEW BEDFORD — President Heike Milhench has told many times the 85-year history of her family’s company, Milhench Supply Co. in the city’s business park. The story is a lesson in remaining adaptable to changes in markets and changes in the economy. And Thursday, the company celebrated with an Oktoberfest on the lawn under tents. The Milhench employees were joined by friends and vendors, who had set up something of a trade show under two of the canopies.
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The Changing Law For Changing Tables
CleanLink Sanitary Maintenance
By Jonathan Depaolis - March 1, 2017

Thanks to a law signed in the fall of last year, jan/san distributors may see expanded business in the restroom market.

The Bathrooms Accessible in Every Situation (BABIES) Act was signed into law on Oct. 7, 2016, by former President Barack Obama. Sponsored by U.S. Rep. David N. Cicilline, the bill requires federal buildings accessible by the general public to have at least one baby changing table available on each floor in both male and female restrooms. Additional signage also is required, informing visitors of where the nearest station is located. According to the law, the General Services Administration (GSA) is required to ensure that changing stations are safe and sanitary.
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Wave 3D Splash Test
February 23, 2017

Contact Milhench for the Wave 3D urinal screen and other odor control products.
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Waterhog Impressions HD Logo Mat
February 8, 2017

Contact Milhench for pricing on this new Waterhog Impressions HD logo mat and all other matting from The Andersen Company!

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Preventing Norovirus Infection
January 27, 2017

The norovirus season is here. Check out the CDC's Norovirus Prevention tips. Contact Milhench for your surface disinfectants.
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Shineline Floor Prep Neutralizer and Conditioner
January 19, 2017

Winter can be harsh on your floors with ice melt residue. Contact Milhench to bring them back to life with Spartan's Shineline Floor Prep.
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Our Hero, Ryan Duarte
January 11, 2017

We would like to congratulate Ryan Duarte, a long time truck driver for Milhench Supply Company, on doing the right thing today by helping out victims of a car crash on Route 128 today near Waltham. Ryan witnessed a school bus going off the side of the highway after it was cut off by a pick-up truck early this afternoon. He immediately pulled over and helped the kids and the driver off the bus to safety. Thank you, Ryan, and great work!

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How to Promote Employee Hand Hygiene at Work
Gojo Blog
By Thom Wojtkun - January 5, 2017

Winter is here, and office workers should remember that practicing good hand hygiene is one of the most effective measures they can take to guard against spreading illness and infection. The cold weather brings on the sniffles and sneezes—making the office seem like an obstacle course filled with germs that can cause illness.
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