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Wednesday, March 31, 2010

GOJO Industries Wins GHX 2010 Best-in-Class Award

Annual Awards program recognizes medical-surgical manufacturers

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Global Healthcare Exchange, LLC (GHX) recently announced that GOJO Industries is a recipient of the 2010 GHX Best-in-Class Award for achieving Best-in-Class Status in the Skin Care Products category. The winners were honored at the 10th Annual GHX Supply Chain Summit.

GOJO was among 31 leading medical-surgical product manufacturers recognized by GHX in six market segments and 35 product categories, ranging from electrosurgicial products to microbiology reagents. Winners were determined using GHX Market Intelligence reports that analyze national distributed sales transaction data.

"We at GOJO thank GHX for this Best-in-Class recognition," said Dave Mackay, sales and marketing vice president for GOJO. "We work hard to provide the best possible service to our customers. That service includes more than just delivering products. We listen to customer needs so we can provide innovative products designed to promote good hand hygiene practices and skin health."

"We are extremely pleased to honor GOJO Industries for its leadership position in the Skin Care Product Category," said Ed McCauley, vice president, E-Sourcing Business Intelligence, GHX. With information provided by 27 of the nation's leading distributors, GHX Market Intelligence tracks and reports on more than $35.5 billion of distributed sales for medical-surgical and clinical laboratory supplies and devices. It is the only comprehensive source for accurate, detailed and timely data for the acute and alternate site healthcare markets, containing geographically relevant and competitive market share, size and average selling price reporting down to the three-digit ZIP Code level.

About GHX
As the business hub for healthcare, Global Healthcare Exchange, LLC (GHX) enables healthcare providers and suppliers in North America and Europe to reduce costs and improve margins by automating processes, reducing operating expenses and increasing knowledge-based decision making. Products and services include trading partner connectivity, order and contract management and validation, data synchronization, sales force automation and business intelligence. Equity owners of GHX are Abbott Exchange, Inc.; AmerisourceBergen Corp; Baxter Healthcare Corp.; B. Braun Medical, Inc.; BD; Boston Healthcare; HCA; Johnson & Johnson Health Care Systems Incl; McKesson Corp.; Medtronic USA, Inc.; Owens & Minor; Premier, Inc.; Siemens; University Health System Consortium; and VHA Inc. For more information,visit

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About GOJO -

GOJO, the inventors of PURELL® Hand Sanitizer, is the leading global producer and marketer of skin health and hygiene solutions for away-from-home settings. The broad GOJO product portfolio includes hand cleaning, handwashing, hand sanitizing, skin care formulas and surface sprays under the GOJO®, PURELL™ and PROVON® brand names. GOJO formulations use the latest advances in the science of skin care and sustainability. GOJO is known for state-of-the-art dispensing technology, engineered with attention to design, sustainability and functionality. GOJO programs promote healthy behaviors for hygiene, skin care and compliance in critical environments. GOJO is a family enterprise headquartered in Akron, Ohio, with operations in the United Kingdom, France, Australia, Japan, Mexico, and Canada.


Contact Information

Contact: Kelly Ward-Smith, Public Relations Senior Manager

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


This contact information is for news media only. For other inquiries, please contact GOJO customer service at 1-800-321-9647 or use the GOJO Contact Us form.