Company also begins U.S. initiative to provide building managers with required documentation to help them obtain - and maintain - LEED-EB certification
xpedx exhibits at BOMA International Conference, Philadelphia, June 28-30
PHILADELPHIA, June 24 /PRNewswire/ -- xpedx(R), one of the largest U.S. distributors of cleaning and maintenance supplies and equipment, will show property owners and managers across the nation how they can reduce total cleaning costs while improving building cleanliness, health, safety and sustainability.
The company is exhibiting at the 2009 BOMA International Conference in the Pennsylvania Convention Center, Philadelphia, June 28-30, booth 732. Visitors to the booth will learn how to reduce total operating costs through streamlined procurement, waste reduction and budget controls, as well as product standardization and training.
xpedx will also share details about its new program that provides U.S. property owners and managers with documentation for LEED-EB compliance through xpedx.com.
xpedx helps facility managers cut costs
xpedx said it can show property managers and owners how they can reduce total spending on cleaning while expanding cleaning efficiency and productivity. New branded products, equipment, techniques and training are available from xpedx and its well-respected supplier network.
"xpedx has a wide range of cleaning products and equipment and a strong national service platform," said Michael Feenan, vice president of marketing at xpedx. "We are able to handle your needs for a single building--or a portfolio of buildings across the U.S.--while helping you maximize hard dollars on your total spending through our specially customized programs."
xpedx has a variety of tools that help facility managers meet their environmental goals. Top among these are the xpedx Environmental Solutions portfolio and new green reporting capabilities for LEED-certified and other customers who wish to document procurement of green products and equipment.
xpedx offers green cleaning solutions from top manufacturers
xpedx has compiled the most current information available about environmentally preferable cleaning products by top manufacturers including 3M, GoJo Industries, Heritage Bag, JohnsonDiversey, Kimberly-Clark, Rubbermaid Commercial Products, SCA Tissue, Tennant/Noble and many more including the company's own brands, Regency and Reliable. The xpedx Environmental Solutions portfolio, available now, is a comprehensive resource for any building owner or manager who needs to understand the environmental benefits, attributes and certifications of the products and equipment they purchase most often.
Beginning June 29, xpedx will offer LEED reporting capabilities to its customers via xpedx.com. The company has collected the extensive data necessary to provide reports on LEED-eligible products to its customers managing LEED-certified buildings.
"Sifting through invoices for products that meet LEED certification requirements is a laborious and time-consuming process for facility managers. xpedx has developed a system that makes it extremely easy for them," said Feenan. "With a click of the mouse at xpedx.com, customers can generate time-sensitive reports that can be submitted to the U.S. Green Building Council. These reports help them obtain or maintain their LEED certification by documenting their purchase of eligible products."
These same reporting capabilities can assist all customers with their corporate sustainability marketing. Users will be able to generate reports on purchased products containing certifications from, or meeting guidelines of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), U.S. Green Building Council (LEED), Green Seal(R), EcoLogo(R), DfE (Design for the Environment), GreenGuard(R), Forest Stewardship Council(R) (FSC) and other organizations.
xpedx, one of the largest U.S. distributors of cleaning and maintenance supplies and equipment, serves facility owners and managers, building service contractors and others through regional distribution centers, retail stores and xpedx.com.
xpedx supplies top brand names of cleaning chemicals, towel, tissue and hygiene systems, general cleaning products and equipment, disposal systems, hand care products, floor care supplies and equipment, as well as its own national brands. Sales professionals offer product selection and standardization guidance, on-site training and green cleaning expertise. xpedx, a business of International Paper (NYSE: IP), is one of the largest business-to-business distribution companies in North America with more than 265 locations across the U.S., Canada and Mexico. For more information visit xpedx.com.
Note: xpedx, Regency and Reliable are registered trademarks of International Paper Company. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.
CONTACTS: Charissa Brannon, marketing manager, xpedx, 513-965-2905; Lisa Jonas, business communications, 513-965-2938
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