FEIBP Launches Redesigned Eurobrush Website

Earlier this week, the FEIBP launched a newly redesigned Eurobrush.com website that features a clean new look and simple UX.

The site retains many of the deep resources that the previous site included. From their post announcing the refresh, the FEIBP says, “Our website is renewed and we do hope that look, feel and content appeal to you and please be invited to use our company tracker to find one of those excellent companies near you.”

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Hillbrush Redesigns Scrubbing Brush For Better Performance

Hillbrush, the UK’s largest manufacturer of brushes and specialist cleaning tools has redesigned several products to make them more effective and aesthetically pleasing while also reducing the use of materials.

The re-designed Hillbrush products, all featured in the company’s new catalog, include an Ergonomic Grippy Scrub which is an update of the existing Hillbrush scrubbing brush. The new-look brush has a much wider gap for the user’s hand and can be used in either direction making it much more versatile. The curved handle also means that pressure can be applied in multiple directions without compromising the grip and, so, giving a far better cleaning result.

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Hillbrush Launches New Catalog With Environmental Focus

Hillbrush 2022 CatalogHillbrush, the UK’s largest manufacturer of brushes and specialist cleaning tools has unveiled several new-look products – many of which have been redesigned to minimize material usage as well as to give a sleek new Hillbrush style – in its new catalog launched this month.

Designed in-house, the new 119-page catalog celebrates Hillbrush’s centenary and features the company’s entire product portfolio as well as new products which have been remodeled to reduce plastic materials and to introduce a more modern ‘Hillbrush-brand’.

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New Risks in Workers’ Compensation

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By Phillip M. Perry

Employers find themselves navigating a more complex regulatory environment as they try to reduce their workers’ compensation premiums and claim costs. States are introducing legislation that expands coverage to a greater spectrum of conditions and presumes workplace origination for COVID infections. Businesses are responding by reaching out to workers to preempt problems and bolster safety programs.

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2022 Kathy K Parr Scholarship Awarded to Connor Tiegs

Connor Tiegs

During last week’s ABMA Convention in Bonita Springs, Fla., the ABMA Foundation announced Connor Tiegs as the winner of the 2022 Kathy K Parr scholarship for $2,500. Tiegs is a sophomore at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee studying business administration and finance and will use the money to defray tuition expenses.

The ABMA Foundation is the charitable arm of the American Brush Manufacturers Association. As the brush, broom, mop and roller industry’s premier philanthropic and charitable organization, the ABMA Foundation is a catalyst for uniting people and organizations to make a difference through better education and opportunity.

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Gale From Michigan Brush Volunteers At Crossroads Shelter

In January, Bruce M. Gale President and CEO of Michigan Brush and Dorden Squeegee Co., Inc. worked food preparation in a volunteer role at the Crossroads Shelter in Detroit, Michigan.

Crossroads was founded in 1971 and is a social service outreach agency with two locations in Detroit. Its mission is to support the Detroit community at large by providing emergency assistance, advocacy, and counseling to anyone in need. Acting in partnership with many other agencies, parishes, hospitals, companies and organizations in the metro area, Crossroads offers assistance in the form of a hand-up. The organization works with clients to meet their immediate needs and help them assess their situations to lessen the likelihood of future problems.

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Inside The Factory Brushes Up On Hillbrush

Hillbrush, the UK’s longest established manufacturer of traditional brushes and specialist cleaning tools, has had a “brush” with TV stardom after the company was featured on an episode of BBC TV’s Inside the Factory about vacuum cleaner manufacturer and Hillbrush customer, Numatic.

Inside the Factory, gives presenters Greg Wallace and Cherry Healey exclusive access to some of the largest factories in Britain to reveal the secrets behind production on an epic scale.

In the Numatic episode, Healy visits Hillbrush, where Chairman Philip Coward showed her how the 40,000 brushes a week Hillbrush supplies to Numatic are manufactured. Healey also sees firsthand how brushes are made and the types of material used for different kinds of brushes – from the stiff cocoa fiber used for hard brushes to the softer materials used to brush a horse’s face.

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Beth Spencer Promoted at Nexstep Commercial Products

Nexstep Commercial Products, Exclusive Licensee of O-Cedar, has announced the promotion of Beth Spencer to the position of Human Resources/Accounts Receivable. Spencer joined Nexstep in 2020 as an accounts receivable associate. In addition to her accounts receivable responsibilities, she will now provide support and facilitate the company’s human resource functions and processes in Springfield, Ohio.

Spencer recently graduated from Western Governors University with her Bachelors of Science in Business Management.

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