Rubbermaid Wins Issa

News | 9/10/2011

Winchester, Va.Rubbermaid Commercial Products, the leader in innovative durable facility maintenance solutions, was awarded a 2011 ISSA Product Innovation Award for its new Rubbermaid HYGEN Clean Water System. The award will be presented at the cleaning industry’s largest trade show, the International Sanitary Supply Association (ISSA)/ INTERCLEAN show held in Las Vegas, NV. The ISSA Product Innovation Awards, in its second year as an online program, offers cleaning-industry distributors, building service contractors and in-house service providers the opportunity to cast their votes online for the most innovative products in five different categories: cleaning agents, paper/plastics, equipment, supplies and services, technology & other. Of the numerous products displayed, ISSA members selected the Rubbermaid HYGEN Clean Water System as the most innovative product in the Supplies category. “We’re proud and honored to be recognized as the leader in product innovation,” said Neil R. Eibeler, global president of Rubbermaid Commercial Products. “Being voted by our customers in the Supplies category tells us that we’re on the right track as a partner of choice for innovative cleaning solutions as we strive to help create healthier, safer environments.” The award-winning Rubbermaid HYGEN Clean Water System is revolutionary system featuring the industry’s first integrated water filter that generates cleaner water, cleaner mops and cleaner floors. The Rubbermaid HYGEN Clean Water System will be launched in Australia in 2012.

About ISSA

As the leading international trade association for the cleaning industry, ISSA’s worldwide membership includes more than 5,500 distributor, manufacturer, building service contractor, and in-house service provider members. For more information, visit

About Rubbermaid Commercial Products

Rubbermaid Commercial Products (RCP), headquartered in Winchester, Va., is a manufacturer of innovative, solution-based products for commercial and institutional markets worldwide. Since 1968, RCP has pioneered technologies and system solutions in the categories of food services, sanitary maintenance, waste handling, material transport, and safety products. RCP, an ISO 9001:2000 manufacturer, is part of Newell Rubbermaid’s global portfolio of brands and continues to develop innovative products