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Chicopee Needs Your Vote!

Chicopee is honored to be shortlisted for the Tomorrow’s Cleaning and Tomorrow’s FM awards! The winner of both is decided by public vote. Please help us by clicking the the links below and thank you for your support! Tomorrow’s FM – Click here to vote! Tomorrow’s Cleaning – Click here to vote!

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7 January 2016

Berry Plastics welcomes AVINTIV into the family

On October 1, 2015, Berry Plastics Group, Inc. completed their acquisition of AVINTIV Inc., creating a global leader in plastics packaging and engineered specialty materials. Together, we will bring enhanced technology, material offerings, and commercial capabilities to our customers, as well as providing them with an expanded product offering and strengthened market position.

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1 October 2015

PGI Launches Rebranding, Selects “AVINTIV” as New Company Name

New identity and brand reflect a focus on becoming a global Specialty Materials leader CHARLOTTE, N.C.– June 4, 2015 – PGI announced today that it has begun to rollout a new corporate brand and identity that align with its commitment to developing and delivering high-impact solutions for its customers. As a first step in this […]

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31 July 2015

NRA Show See Showcase for New Chicopee Product Lines

PGI’s Chicopee brand, founder of the innovative foodservice towel Chix®SC, featured its new line of product solutions that serve the foodservice, restaurant and lodging industries at the National Restaurant Association Show (NRA) in Chicago from May 16 – 19, 2015. When visiting the Chicopee booth, attendees were able to experience demonstration stations in sanitizing compatibility […]

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20 July 2015

Chicopee Brand Announces New Approach to Hard Surface Cleaning and Infection Prevention S.U.D.S

Chicopee S.U.D.S.™ improves cleaning and sanitizing of all areas within a foodservice operation. PGI, Chicopee brand, a pioneer and technology leader in foodservice cleaning wipes, has announced S.U.D.S. (Single Use Dispensing System), a new way to clean hard surfaces and support your infection prevention protocols. Cleaning effectiveness is a major concern when it comes to […]

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13 July 2015

Chicopee Releases Statement on Importance of Stronger Cleaning Protocol within the Restaurant Industry

Chicopee Releases Statement on Importance of Stronger Cleaning Protocol within the Restaurant Industry With growing concerns of community-acquired infections in public spaces, Chicopee, a leader in food service sanitation wiping solutions and creator of Chix®SC, believes restaurants need to review their front-of -house cleaning procedures. Chicopee, the founder of the sanitizer compatible foodservice towel Chix®SC, […]

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20 November 2014

ChixSC FoodService Towels Help Prevent Norovirus Outbreaks

Norovirus is the leading cause food-borne illness in the United States, infecting about 20 million people each year. About 70 percent of those cases originate from food workers and handlers. To prevent the spread of norovirus, the CDC recommends frequent cleaning of kitchen surfaces, objects and equipment using EPA-approved chlorine-based sanitizers designed to eliminate norovirus. […]

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9 July 2014

Chix®SC Is Improving Food Safety through Sanitizer Compatible Wipes

Food-borne illness outbreaks are life-threatening and can cost a restaurant millions of dollars. The foodservice industry adheres to a standard two-step process for cleaning and sanitizing food-contact surfaces — wiping once to remove debris and loose particles, and a second time to apply sanitizer. The sanitizer must be at certain concentration levels and stay on […]

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11 June 2014

ChixSC Releases White Paper Proving Sanitizing Test Results

Summary: A new white paper published by Chicopee-Americas reports that testing proves Chix®SC Sanitizer Compatible Foodservice Towels outperform cotton and paper towels by 200%. Charlotte, NC: A new white paper proves that ChixSC Sanitizer Compatible Foodservice Towels repeatedly outperformed cotton and paper towels by 200 percent. The results of third-party tests conducted in partnership with […]

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29 April 2014

Chicopee® Launches New Sanitizer-Compatible Foodservice Towels

CHARLOTTE, NC: Chicopee recently unveiled CHIX® SC Sanitizer Compatible towels, the latest innovation in the CHIX family of foodservice cleaning wipes. CHIX SC towels are a significant advance in the fight against foodborne illnesses and cross-contamination, helping stem the spread of salmonella, E. coli, listeria and other pathogens. While laundered cotton towels, paper towels and […]

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19 March 2014

Chix®SC Towels More Effective than Cotton for Foodservice Sanitizing

Summary: Testing has shown Chix®SC Sanitizer Compatible Foodservice Towels outperform cotton and paper towels by 200%. This innovation could potentially save the food industry millions of dollars and help fight against the spread of foodborne illnesses. Charlotte, NC: New third-party test results released by Chicopee, a PGI company, shows that ChixSC Sanitizer Compatible Foodservice Towels consistently […]

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11 March 2014

The Standards of Clean

HACCP International is an organization that operates an assessment and certification scheme for equipment and materials used by the industry. Certification is a means of assuring that the equipment and materials can be used by the food industry without risk to the food safety controls that they have implemented as part of their HACCP-based food […]

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4 April 2013

Chicopee Renews ISO Certification

Food safety and the environment Quality products begin with a quality company. That’s why Chicopee is proud to announce that we have renewed our ISO 9001:2008 certification. It confirms our commitment to excellence in every aspect of our business – from supplies to hiring to production to the shipment of our products. We spoke to […]

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7 February 2013

Top in Green, Top in Clean

Food safety and the environment For the second year in a row, the J-Cloth 3000 has been selected as one of Tomorrow’s Cleaning’s Top Products of 2012. According to Tomorrow’s Cleaning, the J-Cloth 3000 is ‘setting a new standard in industrial cleaning’. Of course, it’s the fact that the cloth is biodegradable and fully compostable […]

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14 January 2013