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2011-03-28 05:18:00

WOODLAND HILLS, Calif., March 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Advanced Modern Technologies Corporation (AMTC) is pleased to announce today the introduction of the FixedFlo(TM) automatic faucet system, the industry's first non-adjustable, internally-controlled water saving faucet. AMTC's patent pending FixedFlo(TM) mechanism is designed to flow at its rated gallons per minute regardless of variations in water pressure or aerator utilized. The FixedFlo(TM) comes in a non-adjustable 0.4gpm, 0.5gpm...

2011-02-01 02:05:00

SWALMEN, The Netherlands, February 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The world's most sustainable washroom was on show at the Facilities Exhibition in the Brabant Halls in Den Bosch, the Netherlands. Van Houtum, based in Swalmen, the Netherlands, used the event to present a completely equipped washroom, supplied with certified cradle-to-cradle hygienic paper, hand soap and hand foam. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20110201/435004 ) The Facilities Exhibition is aimed at...

2010-12-30 06:58:00

NEW YORK, Dec. 30, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Jane Lynch joined the Procter & Gamble (NYSE: PG) Charmin brand on December 29 as emcee of the culminating event of a two-month nationwide search to find the Charmin Go Nation King or Queen of the Throne. Alabama's contest representative, Iris Hill, was crowned the winner and awarded the $50,000 grand prize after proving her throne-worthiness in bathroom trivia knowledge and on point toilet paper, mummy-wrapping skills. As the Charmin Go Nation...

2010-11-10 10:27:00

ORLANDO, Fla., Nov. 10, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Innovations in the toilet paper arena may not change the world, but they can certainly help people out in times of need. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click: http://multivu.prnewswire.com/mnr/kimberly-clark/47221/ (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101110/MM97637 ) (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20101110/MM97637 ) One such creation - the Jumbo Roll Tissue (JRT) dispenser has forever...

2010-10-22 00:00:36

There are 2.6 billion people without toilets, and the global sanitation crisis takes the life of a child every 15 seconds. Organizations around the globe are combining their respective expertise in an effort to combat this crisis through their collective business knowledge. A practical solution is to standardize toilet design to make it easier for countries to install and maintain them. The Global Guidelines and the first ever U.S. World Toilet Summit are devoted to developing solutions that...

2010-09-22 06:45:00

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., Sept. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Public restroom doors across Michigan will soon swing open without the touch of a hand, thwarting the spread of germs just in time for flu season. Sani-Giene LLC executives announced today that Touch Free Technologies LLC of Grand Rapids, Mich., is Sani-Giene's exclusive Michigan licensee and distributor for Sanidoor, the touch-free, germ-free public restroom door-opening system. After using the bathroom, 57 percent of men and 46 percent of...

2010-09-15 10:00:00

Fountain on Locust Wins 9th Annual 'Cintas America's Best Restroom Award' CINCINNATI, Sept. 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The finest restrooms in America are in the Fountain on Locust in St. Louis, Mo. So says the Internet public who cast online ballots in the 9th annual "America's Best Restroom" contest presented by Cincinnati-based Cintas Corporation (Nasdaq: CTAS), a leading provider of restroom hygiene products and services. High-resolution images of the winners' facilities are...

2010-09-13 10:03:00

-- More Adults (85%) Than Ever Observed Washing Hands in Public Restrooms -- Men Are Doing Better, But Women Are Still the Hand Cleaning Champs BOSTON, Sept. 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Mom's advice about cleaning your hands may finally be starting to get through. In the latest observational study sponsored by the American Society for Microbiology and the American Cleaning Institute® (formerly The Soap and Detergent Association), 85% of adults washed their hands in...

2010-09-13 09:07:00

SHOREWOOD, Ill., Sept. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- The most inefficient appliance in the home is also the one that uses the most water. Most toilets waste water four out of five flushes because they empty the entire tank with every flush. That's a lot of water being wasted, especially considering that the U.S. EPA estimates that residential toilets account for a third of the U.S. indoor household water use, or more than 2 trillion gallons of water a year. A recently released study shows that...

2010-08-25 07:00:00

ATLANTA, Aug. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- In today's climate of flu and communicable disease scares, hygiene and wellness education is more imperative than ever. According to a 2009 study by the Soap and Detergent Association, 39 percent of people seldom wash their hands after coughing and sneezing*. Because Georgia-Pacific Professional believes everyone should wash their hands with soap and dry them with a paper towel, the company is launching Spread Wellness, a campaign aimed at teaching people...


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tessitura
  • The prevailing range of a vocal or instrumental part, within which most of the tones lie.
This word is Italian in origin and comes from the Latin 'textura,' web, structure.