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Tork foam soaps save customers time and money
Tork foam soaps are proving a hit with customers - and many are saving time and money after switching to the new products.
Buyers have been impressed by the fact that each soap bottle contains 2,500 shots of soap which means the cost per shot highly competitive, according to SCA product and segment manager Charlotte Branwhite.
"The high number of shots per bottle also means that each bottle lasts longer and refilling time is kept to a minimum, which saves on maintenance," she says.
Three new Tork foam soaps were launched this summer. Antimicrobial Foam Cleanser is a 2-in-1 soap and hand sanitiser which also destroys bacteria, viruses and fungi. Mild Foam Soap is particularly suitable for use in restaurants, offices and hotels while Extra Mild Foam Soap is aimed at schools and hospitals where a mild formulation is required.
"Tork Extra Mild Foam Soap has been selling particularly well in the healthcare sector where the gentle formulation can help to prevent outbreaks of dermatitis among healthcare staff," says Charlotte. "Tork Antimicrobial Foam Cleanser is also going down well since this two-in-one soap and hand sanitiser is a market innovation.
"And Tork Extra Mild Foam Soap and Tork Mild Foam Soap are also proving popular in schools, colleges and council buildings."
Tork foam soaps are housed in a dispenser that has been purpose-designed to allow children and people with reduced hand strength to easily access the soap inside. The dispenser has been given the stamp of approval by the Swedish Rheumatism Association.
Tork Mild Foam Soap contains natural skin lipids to prevent dryness, while Tork Extra Mild Foam Soap is fragrance-free and does not contain the sulphates that can irritate the eyes. Both these soaps have been accredited with the EU and Nordic ecolabels.
Tork Antimicrobial Foam Cleanser is said to incorporate lower concentrations of alcohol than other sanitisers on the market. This means it has lower VOC emission levels than most alcohol-based products, which is a sustainability benefit.
Tork has become a market leader in many segments and a committed partner to businesses in over 80 countries. It is a global brand in the Svenska Cellulosa Aktiebolaget (SCA) hygiene portfolio.
SCA has about 45,000 employees and its products are sold in some 100 countries. Sales in 2010 amounted to SEK 109 billion (EUR 11.5 billion). The company was ranked one of the world's most sustainable companies by Corporate Knights and one of the world's most ethical companies by the Ethisphere Institute in 2010.
20th October 2011