Press Releases

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Thursday, January 16, 2020

University Hospitals Sports Medicine Finds Infection Control Program Reduced Bacteria by 95% in Athletic Training Rooms

UH partnered with GOJO on the study that eliminated influenza, MRSA and VRE through an Infection Risk Reduction Program

Thursday, December 12, 2019

5 Tips to Host a Healthier Holiday Party

Don’t let your guests catch a bug at your house this holiday season

Friday, December 6, 2019

GOJO Innovations Highlighted at ISSA

Newest hand sanitizer formulation offers added protection to THE PURELL SOLUTION™

Wednesday, November 6, 2019

GOJO Announces Next Step in Leadership Transition Plan for Continued Long-Term Viability and Vitality

Carey Jaros to become President and Chief Executive Officer; Mark Lerner to become Senior Advisor and President Emeritus

Thursday, September 26, 2019

5 Tips to Stay Well This Cold & Flu Season

Stop the cycle of infection with simple, preventative steps

Wednesday, August 21, 2019

GOJO Offers Three Tips for a Healthy School Year

144 million school days are lost to illness each year

Thursday, August 15, 2019

Tips to Help Prevent the Spread of Hepatitis A Virus

National outbreak covers 29 states and nearly 24,000 cases

Wednesday, July 17, 2019

GOJO Powers Manufacturing Operations with Renewable Energy Ahead of Schedule

Sustainability report covers how company met ambitious goal two years before goal deadline

Thursday, June 6, 2019

GOJO Expands PURELL SMARTLINK Portfolio with Individual Monitoring Solution

Innovative system helps hospitals in their fight against healthcare-associated infections

Wednesday, June 5, 2019

GOJO Launches the PURELL SOLUTION for Athletic Facilities

The PURELL® brand offers a holistic solution that reduces germs in athletic training rooms

Thursday, May 2, 2019

PURELL® Brand Introduces PURELL® Professional Multi-Surface Sanitizing & Disinfecting Products into the Canadian Market

Rapid Germ Kill. No-Rinse Food Contact Formula – Powerful Peace of Mind

Thursday, April 11, 2019

PURELL® Hand Sanitizers Are Essential In Helping Improve Public Health

GOJO, in collaboration with other industry leaders, is sharing an abundance of safety and effectiveness data to fulfill the new FDA data requests

Tuesday, March 5, 2019

GOJO Products Named to Becker’s Hospital Review ‘100 Infection Control Products to Know - 2019’ List

Innovative products and technology offer a total solution for infection control

Thursday, November 1, 2018


GOJO delivers unmatched PURELL PEACE OF MIND™  with new products, partnership, and technology

Wednesday, October 10, 2018

GOJO – 2018 Finalist for the 9th Annual Responsible Business Awards

Ethical Corporation honors GOJO as a finalist for two awards – Innovation of the Year and Responsible Business of the Year

Wednesday, August 1, 2018

The PURELL® Brand Expands Its Solutions for the Canadian Market

A breakthrough advance in non-antibacterial soap and touch-free dispensing technology to help improve public health.

Wednesday, May 9, 2018

GOJO Enters Next Stage of Family Leadership

Marcella Kanfer Rolnick assumes the new role of Executive Chair; Joe Kanfer continues in the family enterprise as Chair and Venturer

Friday, February 9, 2018

PURELL® MULTI SURFACE Disinfectant Voted Product of the Year 2018

Revolutionary alcohol-based formula kills 99.9 percent of germs without any harsh chemicals.

Tuesday, January 16, 2018

GOJO Shares 4 Simple Tips to Reduce the Spread of Workplace Germs this Winter-Germ Season

Four simple measures we can all take to help us stay healthy this winter-germ season.

Tuesday, October 24, 2017

GOJO SMARTLINK™ Service Alerts Recognized As A Top Innovation By InfectionControl.Tips

GOJO SMARTLINK™ Service Alerts honored for effecting change with hard evidence.

Tuesday, October 10, 2017

GOJO Introduces A Tough, Sustainable Heavy Duty Hand Cleaner

GOJO® MULTI GREEN® Hand Cleaner quickly removes oil, grease, grime, paint, dyes, tar and adhesives.

Tuesday, September 26, 2017

GOJO Announces Enhancements to GOJO® SMARTLINK™ Service Alerts

Integration of building traffic monitoring and a redesigned GOJO® SMARTLINK™ Service Alerts mobile application are just a few of the updates to this GOJO technology.

Monday, September 11, 2017

New PURELL ES8® Touch-Free- Dispensing System

Addresses the Two Most Common Service Issues

Monday, September 11, 2017


- A Breakthrough Advance In Non-Antibacterial Soap

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

GOJO Shares Progress Against Its 2020 Sustainable Value Goals

The company’s sixth annual sustainability report details progress against its bold 2020 goals and focuses on what matters most to create Sustainable Value for all of its stakeholders.

Thursday, June 1, 2017

GOJO to Share Latest Innovations At 2017 APIC Conference

GOJO will share interactive presentations that highlight “Innovation You Can Touch” at the Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology (APIC)’s 44th Annual Conference. 

Tuesday, May 9, 2017

EPA Honors GOJO as a 2017 Safer Choice Partner of the Year

GOJO recognized for developing hygiene solutions that are better for people and the planet.

Tuesday, January 31, 2017

GOJO Introduces a New Dispenser Monitoring Platform that Uses Predictive Technology to Alert Healthcare Facility Staff When Soap and Sanitizer Dispensers are Low

GOJO SMARTLINK™ Service Alerts provides a healthcare facility’s cleaning staff with real-time monitoring of GOJO dispensers to predict refill timing, battery life and dispenser status.

Wednesday, November 30, 2016

GOJO Introduces First Touch-Free Dispenser for Behavioral Health Market

New dispenser technology addresses concerns of behavioral health environments and offers safe and effective infection control.

Thursday, October 27, 2016

GOJO Unveils New Technology, Programs and Products at ISSA/INTERCLEAN

PURELL™ Surface Disinfecting and Sanitizing products, PURELL™ Advanced Workforce Solution program and GOJO SMARTLINK™ Service Alerts were the focus at this year’s show

Tuesday, October 25, 2016

GOJO Shares Sustainability Progress and What Matters Most to its Stakeholders with Release of 2015/2016 Sustainability Report

The company’s fifth annual sustainability report details the GOJO 2020 Sustainable Value Strategies and Goals and ways the company continues to create Sustainable Value for all of its stakeholders.

Tuesday, September 27, 2016

PURELL™ Brand Extends Portfolio with Launch of PURELL™ Surface Disinfecting and Sanitizing Sprays

EPA Design for the Environment Certified. Rapid Germ Kill. No Rinse Food Contact Formula – Powerful Peace of Mind

Monday, August 22, 2016

GOJO Introduces New PROVON® Antimicrobial Foam Handwash that Delivers Effective Germ Kill and Skin Health Benefits to Healthcare Market

The latest PROVON® formulation developed by GOJO scientists and tested by healthcare workers.

Wednesday, August 3, 2016

Biomimicry Is A Promising Approach for Driving Innovation, Study Finds

Study findings are significant as the objectives of businesses have shifted to innovation driven by environmental sustainability

Tuesday, May 31, 2016

Improving Healthcare Worker Skin Health is the Focus of the 2016 GOJO Symposium

GOJO Interactive Breakfast Symposium brings together leaders in hand hygiene.

Wednesday, May 25, 2016

GOJO Recognized Once Again by Practice Greenhealth as a Healthcare Champion for Change

This honor recognizes the company's commitment to sustainability and innovation.

Thursday, April 28, 2016

GOJO Supports World Health Organization's SAVE LIVES: Clean Your Hands Annual Global Campaign

The organization helps to raise awareness for important role hand hygiene plays in reducing the spread of infection in healthcare settings by supporting WHO, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and Canadian Patient Safety Institute campaigns.

Thursday, January 21, 2016

CDC Foundation and GOJO to Enhance Hand Hygiene Educational Outreach in U.S. Healthcare Settings

Educational Tools Expand Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Efforts to Improve Hand Hygiene Practices

Tuesday, January 12, 2016

Survey Shows Workers Often Go to Work Sick

Reports indicate more than 80 percent of illnesses are transmitted by the hands1, a key to how illness-causing germs can spread quickly in an office.

Tuesday, December 8, 2015

GOJO Announces Its 2020 Sustainability Goals at BizNGO

The company’s Sustainable Value Strategies and Goals promote leadership and continuous improvement, while delivering innovation in products and the ways the company works.

Tuesday, November 17, 2015

GOJO Scientists and Leading Researchers Study Emerging Hand Microbiome Science and Its Impact on Human Health

Hands are critical component of the microbiome and vectors for transmitting microorganisms between people, pets, objects and the environment

Monday, October 26, 2015

GOJO Reveals New Intelligent Hand Hygiene Innovation at ISSA/INTERCLEAN

Electronic hand hygiene compliance systems, hand sanitizing wipes dispenser technology and sustainability innovation demonstrated during trade show conference

Thursday, October 22, 2015

Two GOJO Employees Honored As Summit of Sustainability Changemakers

Nicole Koharik and Tom Marting are recognized for their dedication to furthering the company’s commitment to sustainability and innovation.

Wednesday, October 21, 2015

GOJO Announces Its Continued Support of City of Hope

A portion of PURELL® Spring Bloom Hand Sanitizer sales to be donated to the comprehensive cancer center.

Thursday, September 17, 2015

Three Simple Steps to Fight the Flu

Annual flu vaccination, hand hygiene and appropriate treatment help decrease the spread of infection.

Monday, August 24, 2015

GOJO Serves as Sponsor of the APIC Implementation Guide

Guide to Hand Hygiene Programs for Infection Prevention

Tuesday, July 14, 2015

GOJO Supports Early-Career Vocational Education Through Relationship with SkillsUSA

GOJO once again served as the sponsor of the community service event at this year's SkillsUSA National Leadership and Skills Conference. 

Tuesday, June 16, 2015

GOJO Launches the GOJO® SMARTLINK™ Observation System

This system is designed to provide immediate reporting and feedback for both hand hygiene and personal protective equipment (PPE) compliance.

Wednesday, June 10, 2015

Improving Healthcare Hand Hygiene Compliance Focus of APIC Symposium by GOJO

GOJO Interactive Breakfast Symposium brings together global leaders in the fields of medicine and hand hygiene.

Tuesday, June 2, 2015

GOJO Among Leaders at the White House Forum on Antibiotic Stewardship

The White House selection of GOJO demonstrates the importance of hand hygiene as a primary and effective prevention approach to reduce the need for antibiotics.

Friday, May 29, 2015

GOJO Expands Its Footprint into Wooster, Ohio

The new GOJO Wooster Campus expands GOJO manufacturing and warehousing operations and is expected to bring more than 240 jobs to Northeast Ohio. 

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

GOJO Recognized by Practice Greenhealth as a Healthcare Champion for Change

This honor recognizes the company’s commitment to sustainability and innovation. 

Sunday, May 10, 2015

PURELL® Advanced Hand Sanitizer Receives Travelers’ Choice Award from TripAdvisor

Just in Time for Summer Travel, Top Brands Recognized by World’s Largest Travel Community

Tuesday, April 28, 2015

GOJO Supports World Health Organization's SAVE Lives: Clean Your Hands Annual Global Campaign

WHO campaign raises awareness for important role hand hygiene plays in reducing the spread of infection in healthcare settings.

Thursday, March 5, 2015

New Survey Reveals America's "Germy" Secrets From This Year's Cold and Flu Season

PURELL® Survey Finds 57 Percent of Americans Engage in "Icky Habits"

Tuesday, December 23, 2014

GOJO Releases Annual Sustainability Report

Monday, October 6, 2014

GOJO Announces Support of City of Hope

Thursday, September 18, 2014

Preventive Measures are Key to Decreasing the Spread of Illness During Flu Season

The flu vaccine and hand hygiene are important measures to take to decrease the spread of infection.

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

PURELL® Advanced Hand Sanitizer Asks College Students To Show Off Their Best, Creative Handshake Throug PURELL® University's “Shake Your Way to $5K” Promotion

PURELL® University lets college students showcase their best, creative handshake while earning scholarship money

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

PURELL® 30 Day Challenge

The PURELL® Advanced 30-Day Challenge rewards consumers for a month of healthy habits.

Thursday, May 1, 2014

GOJO Supports World Health Organization’s SAVE LIVES: Clean Your Hands Global Annual Campaign

Private Organisations for Patient Safety (POPS) A collaboration between the World Health Organisation Patient Safety Programme and industry 

Wednesday, November 6, 2013

Kingsport Resident Grand Prize Winner in PURELL® “KILL A GAJILLION GERMS™” Promotion

Lisa Roberts received 5-day, 4-night trip for four to the Atlantis Paradise Island, Bahamas

Wednesday, November 6, 2013

Allentown Resident Big Winner in PURELL® “KILL A GAJILLION GERMS™” Promotion

Nicole Vosburgh received 4-day, 3-night trip for four to the Atlantis, Bahamas

Monday, October 28, 2013

GOJO Supports Canadian Patient Safety Institute's Canadian Patient Safety Week

Healthcare Facilities To Join and Engage in Patient Safety Improvement from October 28-November 1

Thursday, October 24, 2013

GOJO Receives Summit of Sustainability Award

GOJO Brings Well-Being Solutions to the World from Summit County

Wednesday, July 17, 2013

Electronic Monitoring Systems Can Improve Healthcare Hand Hygiene Compliance

Study conducted by GOJO and independent researchers showed a 92 percent hand hygiene improvement with SMARTLINK™ Activity Monitoring System

Thursday, May 30, 2013

GOJO Launches New Counter Mount Soap Dispenser Built for High Traffic Markets

CXT™ Touch Free Counter Mount System All-Metal Fixture with Lifetime Performance Guarantee

Tuesday, May 28, 2013

GOJO Presents Electronic Hand Hygiene Compliance Study at APIC Conference

Study shows hospitals adopting electronic hand hygiene systems could have sustained improvement

Monday, May 6, 2013

GOJO Announces Launch of SMARTLINK™ Hand Hygiene Solutions to Help Hospitals Build and Sustain Hand Hygiene Compliance

Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children adopts the GOJO SMARTLINK™ Activity Monitoring System

Wednesday, February 6, 2013

GOJO Signs Agreement with HealthTrust

Friday, October 29, 2010

GOJO Reacquires PURELL® Brand

Inventor Once Again Owns the Best-Known Instant Hand Sanitizer

Friday, April 30, 2010

PURELL® Waterless Surgical Scrub Provides Efficacy Without Skin Irritation

Exceeds FDA requirements and is skin-friendly

Thursday, April 22, 2010

GOJO Launches
PURELL® Green Certified Instant Hand Sanitizer

World's First Hand Sanitizer to Achieve EcoLogo™ Certification

Tuesday, April 6, 2010

Protecting Employee Health and Critical Operations

An interview with Goodyear Manager of Business Continuity Michael W. Janko, MBCP, ARM

Wednesday, March 31, 2010

GOJO Industries Wins GHX 2010 Best-in-Class Award

Annual Awards program recognizes medical-surgical manufacturers

Thursday, October 8, 2009

New GOJO® Green Certified Foam Hand, Hair & Body Wash

An all-in-one, user preferred foam wash that really delivers.


Contact Information

Contact: Kelly Ward-Smith, Public Relations Senior Manager

Phone Number: 330-255-6293
Mobile Phone: 330-819-8638


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