PHILADELPHIA, PA – October 8, 2019 – Tork, an Essity brand and the leading global brand in workplace hygiene, today launched Reach for the Stars, a free, online module series housing knowledge to help restaurant managers and owners improve their business. Restaurateurs will have access to industry insights, inspiration and case studies to support them in their daily work. Different topics in the Reach for the Stars modules will be released over time, presenting even more in-depth insights about some of the most pressing issues within the foodservice industry. The first module topic is sustainability, offering tips and best practices for how to introduce sustainability practices without sacrificing, and actually increasing, customer satisfaction.
“With more than 50 years of experience, Tork understands the foodservice industry. We continuously conduct market research and speak to our customers to understand how they think and what challenges they are facing. From that comes a deep knowledge of the foodservice industry and business challenges,” said Hanneke Kuipers, Marketing Director HoReCa, Essity Professional Hygiene “With Reach for the Stars, our knowledge and experience is even more accessible to restaurant owners and managers, on a large scale and for free, to help businesses grow.”
In addition to the Reach for the Stars program, Tork also launched the Tork Clean Care™ program for the foodservice industry. The aim is to educate businesses and professionals working within the foodservice industry on the importance of hand hygiene. The Clean Care program provides businesses with research, tools and training as well as product and service recommendations for kitchen hygiene.
“Good hygiene can have a big impact on results for restaurants. Gathering everything from research and training tips to service and product solutions on one website, we aim to help our customers improve their businesses,” Kuipers said.
The Tork brand offers professional hygiene products and services to customers worldwide ranging from restaurants and healthcare facilities to offices, schools and industries. Our products include dispensers, paper towels, toilet tissue, soap, napkins, wipers, but also software solutions for data-driven cleaning. Through expertise in hygiene, functional design and sustainability, Tork has become a market leader that supports customers to think ahead so they’re always ready for business. Tor k is a global brand of Essity, and a committed partner to customers in over 110 countries. To keep up with the latest Tork news and innovations, please visit www.Torkusa.com
Essity is a leading global hygiene and health company dedicated to improving well-being through products and services, essentials for everyday life. The name Essity stems from the words essentials and necessities. Our sustainable business model creates value for people and nature. Sales are conducted in approximately 150 countries under the leading global brands TENA and Tork, and other strong brands, such as JOBST, Leukoplast, Libero, Libresse, Lotus, Nosotras, Saba, Tempo, Vinda and Zewa. Essity has about 47,000 employees and net sales in 2018 amounted to approximately SEK 118.5bn (EUR 11.6bn). The headquarters is located in Stockholm, Sweden, and the company is listed on Nasdaq Stockholm. More information at www.essity.com.