Cleanzine: your weekly cleaning and hygiene industry newsletter 23rd March 2023 Issue no. 1057
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Germinator awarded vendor contract by The Interlocal Purchasing System (TIPS)
A national leader in a fast-growing industry, Germinator Mobile Sanitizing and Disinfecting has announced that it was recently awarded a contract by The Interlocal Purchasing System (TIPS).
Based in Texas and comprising over 11,000 Members, TIPS is a successful and growing national US purchasing cooperative. It is a department of Region 8 Education Service Center, a governmental entity.
When permitted by law - instead of customers expending time, money and resources on the extensive competitive bidding process - the use of TIPS permits public entities to quickly select and purchase work directly from Germinator since the company has already been competitively procured according to applicable state and federal bid laws.
"We are thrilled to have been awarded a vendor contract within TIPS," said Jeff Gill, CEO of Germinator. "The pandemic has created a difficult situation for school districts and organisations who are trying to figure out how to reopen safely and in a timely manner. This vendor contract reduces the hassle and speeds up the process for these organisations, allowing us to immediately begin thoroughly sanitising and disinfecting to help facilitate a safe and efficient reopening."
In addition to the TIPS contract, Germinator was recently awarded a vendor contract with TexBuy Purchasing Cooperative, which enables the company to perform work for the 62 school districts in Region 16 and additional districts and entities throughout the state of Texas.
Germinator provides a 100% safe and non-toxic sanitising and disinfecting process, utilising breakthrough technology scientifically proven to help reduce the threat of harmful bacteria and viruses similar to the Novel Coronavirus. Germinator recently introduced the addition of ATP monitoring to its service offerings as part of a now patent-pending methodology. ATP monitoring allows Germinator to test surfaces for the potential presence of living microorganisms in as little as 10 seconds prior to sanitising and disinfecting.
The company's two-step process first sanitises and disinfects surfaces and then provides surfaces with long-lasting protection against the growth of odour-causing bacteria, other types of bacteria which cause stains and discoloration, fungi such as mould and mildew, and algae.
The first step - Genesis - harnesses the power of hypochlorous acid (HOCl) to destroy bacteria, mould, mildew, viruses and odours caused by bacteria. HOCI is a non-toxic, near-neutral pH, hospital-grade sanitiser and disinfectant. The second step applies the Germinator's Shield - an invisible microbial coating that protects surfaces for an extended period of time against the growth of mould, mildew and odour-causing bacteria.
Both products are EPA registered and safe for humans, pets and the environment. The company's highly trained field specialists employ best practices using electrostatic sprayers and wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) as appropriate.
Upholding the highest standards of sanitisation and disinfecting, Germinator makes claims that are scientifically supported and within EPA regulations. Germinator's research and process are validated by the Germinator Scientific Advisory Board. The board is made up of key leaders such as Dr Roscoe M Moore, Jr - who was an assistant to the United States Surgeon General for five administrations - and Dr David Miller, the protocol chair of University of Rochester Center for AIDS Research Community Advisory Board.
Dr Miller supports Germinator's process by saying: "The Germinator Genesis platform and the Shield microbial barrier application are at the forefront for facilities' remediation of infectious diseases. This allows patients, providers, consumers, and commuters to have a high degree of confidence in the facility's safety, which is an absolute necessity during the current Covid-19 pandemic."
Germinator was founded in 2015 with the vision of providing a safe, effective and non-toxic method of proper sanitising and disinfecting for businesses and households. The company continues to expand across the US, providing communities with a proactive solution to help free environments from harmful germs, bacteria and viruses.
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