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Sellars Introduces New Clean Task® Utility Wipers

July 1, 2024

Sellars Absorbent Materials, a Milwaukee-based manufacturer of wipes, absorbents and towel and tissue products, is adding a Utility Wiper to its Clean Task line. “The economical Clean Task wiper can easily take care of light duty messes and daily cleaning,” according to a press release. “With its TAD (through-air-dried) substrate, it is ideal for general purpose cleaning,…


Addressing Challenges In The Paper Industry

June 11, 2024

By Mark Kirchgasser, Vice President of Sales – Away from Home, Sofidel America The outlook for the remainder of 2024 in the North American away-from-home (AFH) paper business appears challenging, as the sector continues to deal with the aftermath of the COVID-19 pandemic. Across various industries such as food service and office sector, demand remains…


Tork Partners With Wells Fargo Center To Deliver Superior Arena Experience Through Sustainable Hygiene Management

June 5, 2024

Wells Fargo Center, in Philadelphia, PA, and Tork®, an Essity brand, have announced a formal partnership to enhance sustainability, efficiency and overall fan experience through innovative hygiene solutions. “Following the recent $400 million renovation to Wells Fargo Center, the partnership between the arena and Tork, the world’s No. 1 professional hygiene brand1, will leverage hygiene…


NBA’s Atlanta Hawks And State Farm Arena Announce New Sustainability-Focused Partnership With Kimberly-Clark Professional

April 28, 2024

As Earth Month comes to a close, the Atlanta Hawks, State Farm Arena and Kimberly-Clark Professional™ have announced a new multi-year, sustainability-focused partnership. “Throughout the award-winning downtown Atlanta venue, Kimberly-Clark Professional branding and products, including Scott® paper towels and Kleenex® tissue, soap dispensers and hand sanitizers, will be featured at select Hawks’ home games,” according to a press…


Sellars Adds Vice President Of National Accounts

April 25, 2024

  Sellars Absorbent Materials, a Milwaukee, WI-based manufacturer of wipes, absorbents and towel and tissue products, has added David Hine to its sales leadership team. Hine, who spent more than 14 years with von Drehle Corporation, has joined Sellars as Vice President of National Accounts. “Great companies are made by great people, and we are…


Sellars Adds New Product To TOOLBOX® WaterWeave® Series

April 16, 2024

  Sellars Absorbent Materials, a Milwaukee-based manufacturer of wipes, absorbents and towel and tissue products, is extending its TOOLBOX® WaterWeave line with the addition of its multipurpose T500 wiper. “The light-duty T500 is a solvent resistant and contaminant-free wiper that combines strength, durability and absorbency and can be used for a variety of applications,” according to…


Paper Executive Discusses Opportunities And Challenges Ahead For AFH Towel And Tissue Marketplace

April 2, 2024

By Harrell Kerkhoff Maintenance Sales News Editor Describing the overall outlook for the North American professional hygiene paper and tissue business in 2024 as “healthy” is Essity’s Michael Berkowitz, Director of Customer Marketing & Commercial Excellence, Professional Hygiene, North America. He pointed out that more people are expected to visit away-from-home (AFH) facilities this year,…


Tom Sellars Recognized As A Top Impact CEO

April 2, 2024

Tom Sellars, CEO of Sellars Absorbent Materials, has been recognized as a 2024 MO 100 Top Impact CEO. The award identifies the 100 most impactful leaders who are driving positive social and environmental change through their companies. Founded in 1985 in Milwaukee, Sellars utilizes proprietary technology to produce high-performance wipes, shop towels and absorbents primarily from recycled fibers.…


Berk International President Announces Retirement

February 29, 2024

Jeff Berk, a founding partner, president, and head of sales at Berk International LLC, has announced his retirement. “Since co-founding Berk International in 2000, Jeff has been instrumental in shaping our business into the leading manufacturer of disposable tissue, towel, and wiping cloths that it is today. He has not only grown our business but…


Sellars Recognized With Top Impact Award

February 21, 2024

Real Leaders, an organization that’s dedicated to inspiring the future of business, has recognized Sellars Absorbent Materials as a 2024 Top Impact Company. Based in Milwaukee, WI, Sellars manufactures and markets wipes, shop towels, absorbents and towel and tissue products throughout the U.S. at major retailers and commercial distributors. Real Leaders evaluates and ranks privately-owned companies by…