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Tork Showcases Sustainable Hygiene Innovations at ISSA Show North America 2023

Tork carbon neutral dispensers nominated for 2023 Innovation of the Year Award

Tork Showcases Sustainable Hygiene Innovations at ISSA Show North America 2023

Tork carbon neutral dispensers nominated for 2023 Innovation of the Year Award

Published 11-23-23

Submitted by Essity

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Originally published on Tork News Center

Philadelphia, PA., November 23, 2023 /CSRwire/ – Recently, Tork, an Essity brand, exhibited at ISSA Show North America 2023, the leading resource for information, education, innovation, networking, and commercial opportunities within the worldwide cleaning industry, in Las Vegas. At the show, Tork showcased its products and solutions that inspire leaders to think ahead to meet the highest hygiene expectations and optimize their business performance.

Tork carbon neutral dispensers were nominated for the ISSA Innovation Awards, a program recognizing the latest advancements in the cleaning industry, and were recognized as an honoree for the Environment & Sustainability Award. As of October 2023, a select range of existing Tork brand innovative dispensers in North America are carbon neutral certified. Carbon emissions have already been reduced by using purchased renewable electricity in the production, and the remaining carbon emissions are offset through investments in verified credits from climate projects with ClimatePartner. The selected projects reduce carbon emissions by supplying clean drinking water in Cambodia, providing energy efficient cookstoves in India, and supporting forest protection in Indonesia.

“Being present at ISSA Show North America is always special to our team, and it is our honor to participate this year as our partners at the International Sanitary Supply Association celebrate the organization’s 100th anniversary,” said Matthew Urmanski, Vice President Sales and Marketing NA at Essity. “We are proud that Tork carbon neutral dispensers were named in the ISSA Innovation Awards program as an honoree for the Environment & Sustainability Award and look forward to helping businesses maximize their business performance while minimizing environmental impact.”

At ISSA Show North America, Tork showcased its broad range of products and solutions, including Tork Vision Cleaning, Tork Counter Mount Soap System, Tork PeakServe family of dispensers, and Tork Advanced Coreless High Capacity Bath Tissue. Show attendees also had the opportunity to engage with Tork’s virtual tools, including the Tork Office Complaints Minimizer, an interactive challenge that helps facility leaders learn about hygiene solutions to reduce complaints, and Tork VR Clean Hands Training and Education, a virtual reality (VR) headset-enabled game specifically designed to make hand hygiene training more engaging.

“The ISSA Show is one of our most anticipated events of the year,” said Rachel Olsavicky, Regional Marketing Manager, Commercial & Public Interest at Essity. “The energy at this year’s show has been incredible, and we are always grateful for opportunities to engage with partners and customers to show how Tork can help them think ahead to meet rising hygiene expectations.”

To learn more about Tork’s presence at ISSA Show North America 2023 and additional products and solutions, please visit

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Essity is a leading global hygiene and health company that develops, produces and sells Personal Care (Baby Care, Feminine Care, Incontinence Products and Medical Solutions), Consumer Tissue and Professional Hygiene products and solutions. 

Our vision is; Dedicated to improving well-being through leading hygiene and health solutions. The name Essity stems from the words essentials and necessities. Sales are conducted in approximately 150 countries under many strong brands, including the leading global brands TENA and Tork, and other brands, such as Leukoplast, Libero, Libresse, Lotus, Nosotras, Saba, Tempo, Vinda and Zewa. Essity has about 48,000 employees and net sales in 2017 amounted to approximately 12.8 bn USD (SEK 109bn, EUR 11.3bn). The business operations are based on a sustainable business model with focus on value creation for people and nature.

The company has its headquarters in Stockholm, Sweden, and is listed on Nasdaq Stockholm. Essity used to be part of the SCA Group.

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Tork is a brand of Essity. Essity is a leading global hygiene and health company that develops personal care, professional hygiene and consumer tissue products and solutions. Essity offers Tork paper towels, toilet paper, skin care products, facial tissue,  wipers, wet wipes, napkins and other hygiene products for washrooms, wash stations, healthcare areas, food and beverage handling, food preparation, manufacturing and maintenance. For more information, visit

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