NEW REPORT DETAILS THE CLEANING PRODUCTS INDUSTRY’S RESPONSE TO THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC
Supply Chain Contributes Half-a-Billion Dollars In Product Donations Worldwide
The American Cleaning Institute(ACI) released a new report, Rising to an Unprecedented Challenge: The cleaning products industry’s response to COVID-19, which outlines the actions industry leaders have taken in response to the increased demand for cleaning and hand hygiene products and the urgent need to reduce the spread of the virus in hospitals, public transit systems and other public spaces.
In addition to a rapid and massive increase in production output, the industry and supply chain has continued to prioritize giving back to communities. The collective response has included:
- In-kind donations valuing $709 million to hospitals, nursing homes, food banks, childcare facilities, nonprofits and other organizations worldwide
- Donation of 10 million units of products and personal protective equipment
- A 23 percent average increase in production volume by manufacturers of cleaning and sanitizing products< ... ...