Contec, Inc., a Spartanburg, SC-based manufacturer of critical cleaning products for the pharmaceutical, med device and healthcare industries, Mannington Commercial, one of the world's leading manufacturers of fine flooring, have announced an exclusive alliance in their efforts to better serve the U.S. healthcare industry.
Leveraging their respective strengths, Contec's Professional business unit has agreed to develop and conduct performance-based research on select Mannington Commercial flooring intended for the acute care market. Reciprocally, Mannington Commercial is designating Contec's Premira II® line of Laundry-Free™ microfiber products as the official disposable line of cleaning pads for use with their high-end flooring. The alliance will also include co-marketing and co-selling efforts between the two companies.
"The moment we saw the technical research capabilities, we knew a strong partnership was close at hand," noted Jim Toth, Jr., maintenance and technical support specialist for Mannington Commercial. "The data they've already generated from the specially designed testing methods have helped inform product improvements that will serve our business well." Meanwhile, Todd Kleman, global business development manager for Contec, Inc. shared, "The synergies between the two companies make for a perfect partnership. Our respective sales and marketing teams and collaborating to bring improved cleaning options to an environment where clearly, clean counts most amidst the ongoing pandemic."