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Bobrick’s New Line of Automatic Top-Fill Soap Dispensers Named Best of NeoCon 2024

June 14, 2024

Bobrick is excited to announce the new automatic top-fill soap dispensers added to their prestigious Fino Collection line of products earned a Best of NeoCon 2024 Silver Award in the Interior Products and Solutions/Architectural Products category. Bobrick’s new Fino Collection automatic soap dispenser designs are ADA-compliant and available in two distinct looks – a contemporary cylindrical design and a streamlined, modern design.

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Bobrick Acquires Longtime Representative Sylvester & Associates

February 1, 2024

Bobrick has announced the acquisition of longtime New York and Northern New Jersey representative Sylvester & Associates. This strategic investment corresponds with the retirement announcement of Frederick E. Sylvester, founder and principal of Sylvester & Associates.

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Bobrick Washroom Accessories Earn Building Design + Construction 75 Top Products Honors

January 4, 2024

Bobrick Washroom Equipment, Inc. is pleased to announce that two of its innovative products– the Automatic, Universal Roll Towel Dispenser and the Surface-Mounted Napkin/Tampon Dispenser – earned honors from Building Design + Construction (BD+C) as two of their 75 Top Building Products for 2023.

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Bobrick’s Napkin/Tampon Vendors Ensure Compliance with Legislation

August 3, 2023

As an industry leader in global washroom accessories and an advocate for requirements for increased and free access to menstrual care products, Bobrick Washroom Equipment, Inc. offers a selection of Napkin/Tampon Vendors that support hygiene, health and wellness in public restrooms and guarantee compliance with local law.

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Bobrick’s Napkin/Tampon Vendors Fill Need for Access to Period Products

August 2, 2023

Bobrick Washroom Equipment, Inc., an industry leader in global washroom accessories, offers a selection of Napkin/Tampon Vendors that support hygiene, health and wellness in public restrooms and guarantee compliance with local law.

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Bobrick Introduces Redesigned Automatic, Universal Roll Towel Dispenser

February 28, 2023

Bobrick Washroom Equipment, Inc. recently redesigned its Automatic, Universal Roll Towel Dispenser with a streamlined appearance and improved operation. The sleek design makes for an attractive profile, and the new and intuitive, patron-friendly LED light clearly directs users to the towel activation zone, eliminating hand waving frustration.

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Bobrick Launches New Initiative Designed to Easily Upgrade Restrooms

February 15, 2023

Bobrick Washroom Equipment, Inc., an industry leader in product innovation, announced the launch of a new initiative that features four accessories that make it effortless for facility managers to update their restrooms.

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Bobrick Falcon Urinal Conversion System: A Simple Solution to Save Thousands of Gallons of Water

November 14, 2022

Bobrick Washroom Equipment, Inc.’s Falcon Urinal Conversion System, available now, will not only save water but also enhance a facility’s hygiene efforts. For a small investment, the Falcon Urinal Conversion System will immediately deliver benefits to building owners, facility managers and users and can be fully installed in less than 30 minutes for qualified urinals.

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Bobrick’s Pure Hygiene Solutions: For Healthier and More Hygienic Schools

August 16, 2022

Pure units — whether in restrooms, lounges or classrooms — provide added confidence to all by showing that extra precautions are being taken to enhance sanitization and health. Bobrick Pure products are simple and easy to install in both new construction and when retrofitting existing school buildings.

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Bobrick Introduces Pure Hygiene Solutions For Commercial Real Estate Use

July 21, 2022

According to Matthew Louchheim, President of Bobrick, “As an industry leader in facility wellness and hygiene, Bobrick has spent the last two years developing products and design solutions to minimize the spread of germs. Our BobrickPure products are ideal retrofits to restrooms and common areas in commercial work spaces because they work continuously to create cleaner, fresher air for everyone.”

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Thrislington Touchless Cubicles win Best of NeoCon Silver Award

June 22, 2022

Bobrick Washroom Equipment, Inc., an industry leader in washroom accessories and toilet partitions, announced that its Thrislington Touchless Toilet Cubicle won the Best of NeoCon Silver Award for Architectural Products in the Interior Products and Solutions Category. The award was bestowed at NeoCon 2022 in Chicago, Ill., on June 15.

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BobrickPure Hygiene Solutions Offers Peace of Mind for Restaurant Patrons

June 21, 2022

Bobrick Washroom Equipment, Inc. introduced the PureDri Sanitizing Hand Dryer to the foodservice industry as an essential restroom device helping customers and employees feel comfortable inside restaurants. Visible labeling on each unit lets patrons and staff know of extra precautions that enhance safety and sanitization.

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Bobrick Introduces Pure Hygiene Solutions: PureDri and PureSphere

May 11, 2022

Bobrick Washroom Equipment, Inc., an industry leader in washroom accessories and toilet partitions, announced the launch of its Pure Hygiene Solutions collection – PureDri and PureSphere – both of which are proven to eliminate 99 percent of bacteria, viruses, mold and fungi in less than 10 minutes.

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Bobrick Assembles Board of Hygiene, Health & Wellness Experts to Advise Product and Restroom Design Solutions

May 2, 2022

Bobrick Washroom Equipment, Inc., is positioning itself at the forefront of washroom hygiene, having formed a new Hygiene, Health & Wellness Board to assist them in developing new products and other restroom design solutions that help make commercial washrooms more hygienic.

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Bobrick’s Chairman and CEO Announced as Board Chair for the Los Angeles Area Chamber of Commerce

February 3, 2022

Bobrick Washroom Equipment, Inc.’s Chairman and CEO Mark Louchheim has been appointed to lead the Los Angeles Area Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors as Board Chair. Louchheim, who has served on the board since 2017, will succeed Raul A. Anaya of Bank of America. Bobrick Washroom Equipment, Inc., has been a member of the Chamber since 1950.

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Bobrick Releases Fourth Edition of its Planning Guide for Accessible Restrooms

February 1, 2022

Bobrick Washroom Equipment, Inc. has introduced the fourth edition of its Planning Guide for Accessible Restrooms. The updated guidebook references the 2010 ADA Standards for Accessible Design and the ICC A117.1 -2017 – Accessible and Usable Buildings and Facilities.

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Bobrick Introduces Fino Collection of Restroom Accessories

August 16, 2021

Bobrick Washroom Equipment, Inc. has launched its new Fino Collection of restroom accessories. The new integrated product series is a joint effort between the 100+ year-old global washroom accessory and toilet partition company based in North Hollywood, California, and its United Kingdom-based business division Thrislington Cubicles, winner of multiple European design awards during its 50+ years in business.

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Bobrick Releases ‘Design Paradigms’ Inspiration Guide for Interior Designers, Architects

February 4, 2021

Bobrick Washroom Equipment, Inc. has launched its new ‘Design Paradigms’ restroom design inspiration guide for interior designers and architects. Accessible at bobrick.com/design, the webpages and PDF brochure showcase three unique restroom designs showcasing new possibilities for colorful and design-oriented restrooms that support the hygiene  and operational needs of today’s commercial buildings.

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Bobrick Announces Corporate Leadership Transition

November 2, 2020

Bobrick Washroom Equipment, Inc. has announced that Mark Louchheim, who has served as the company’s President since 1991, will transition to Chairman and CEO. Matthew Louchheim, previously Vice President of Corporate Development and General Manager of Toilet Partitions, will assume the role of President. These changes will go into effect on January 1, 2021.

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Bobrick to Host AIA-Accredited Panel Discussion on Minimizing Disease Transmission in Public Restrooms

July 24, 2020

Bobrick Washroom Equipment, Inc. will present a July 28 online panel discussion titled “Revisiting Restroom Hygiene & Planning.” The webinar will review restroom design strategies for minimizing disease transmission by maximizing hygiene, optimizing space and traffic flow and enabling proactive sanitation and maintenance, offering recommendations rooted in official Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) guidelines.

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Memo from the President

June 18, 2020

At Bobrick, our Core Values instruct us to do the right thing, and to treat each employee with dignity and as an individual.

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Bobrick Introduces DesignCHAT Online Tool to Assist Architects and Designers in Real-Time

March 24, 2020

Bobrick Washroom Equipment, Inc. has announced the launch of Bobrick DesignCHAT, an online tool developed to assist architects and designers who may face new challenges as they work remotely.

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Bobrick Introduces Horizontal, Combination Dispenser-Disposal Units to Achieve Ultimate Code Compliance

March 4, 2020

Bobrick Washroom Equipment, Inc. has announced the release of four new accessible toilet compartment combination units developed to achieve unambiguous compliance with multiple critical building codes. Bobrick’s B-3091B-3092B-30919 and B-30929 units—which combine toilet tissue dispensers, toilet seat cover dispensers and waste disposals in a single stainless steel unit—are oriented horizontally to enable maximum compliance with 2010 Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), as well as 2009 and 2017 ICC A117.1 standards and the 2019 California Building Code.

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Tax Reform Brings Jobs, Facility Growth to Tennessee Manufacturer

February 11, 2020

Bobrick Washroom Equipment, Inc., a manufacturer of restroom accessories for non-residential buildings, is creating new jobs in the U.S. by expanding its toilet partition product line production in Tennessee. This $4.5 million investment in U.S. manufacturing was made possible thanks to the strong economy and competitiveness fostered by tax reform.

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Bobrick Launches Digital Spec Builder, a Time-Saving Online Tool for Restroom Specifications

January 30, 2020

Bobrick Washroom Equipment, Inc. has announced the launch of Digital Spec Builder, powered by ATS Spec Solutions, a time-saving tool developed to help architects and interior designers quickly manage projects, select and configure Bobrick accessories, download specifications, generate submittals and schedules, compile BIM files and more.

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Bobrick to Expand Facility in Jackson, TN

March 19. 2019

Bobrick Washroom Equipment, Inc. announced the expansion of its manufacturing operations located at 100 Bobrick Drive in Jackson, Tennessee.

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Bobrick President Mark Louchheim Speaks Out on Fair Trade (The Wall Street Journal)

October 02, 2018

The conventional wisdom about manufacturing is wrong. It isn’t a lost cause, and the U.S. isn’t destined to become a pure “service economy.” In fact, new technologies including numerical controls, lasers and robotics have propelled a renaissance in American manufacturing. My Los Angeles-based bathroom-accessory and toilet-partition company has benefited from this, investing continually in our facilities, technology and best practices to remain globally competitive.

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Bobrick Addresses Feminine Product Access Laws by Expanding its Free-Vend Offering

August 20, 2018

Bobrick Washroom Equipment, Inc. announced the launch of a new collection of token-operated feminine product vendors, expanding its selection of free-vend solutions for tampon and sanitary napkin dispensers in commercial restrooms.

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Settlement Agreement

March 13, 2018

Bobrick Washroom Equipment, Inc., and Scranton Products/CPG International LLC have reached a settlement to resolve legal disputes between the two companies regarding Scranton Products’ high-density polyethylene (HDPE) toilet partitions and related issues.

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Bobrick Acquires Thrislington Cubicles Ltd. From Strata International Group Ltd.

January 31, 2018

Bobrick Washroom Equipment, Inc. has acquired Thrislington Cubicles Ltd., a global leader in the design and manufacture of toilet partitions, from Strata International Group Ltd.

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Bobrick Introduces New InstaDry™ Hand Dryer

November 1, 2017

Bobrick Washroom Equipment, Inc. has announced the introduction of its new B-7125 InstaDry™ surface-mounted automatic hand dryer.

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Bobrick Introduces B-3725 Recessed Hand Dryer with Over-Size Splash Resistant Drying Alcove

January 3, 2017

Bobrick Washroom Equipment, Inc. manufacturers of commercial washroom accessories, has announced the introduction of their new splash-resistant, recessed warm air hand dryer with ADA-qualifying low profile contemporary design and over-size drying alcove.

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