San Diego company receives special award at ISSA Hygieia Network’s 2016 award ceremony

CHICAGO, IL – A special award was presented at the ISSA Hygieia Network 2016 Awards Ceremony to Charles Wax and Jeff Roberts of WAXIE Sanitary Supply, for WAXIE’s commitment to promoting gender equality in the Jan/San industry.

The ISSA Hygieia Network is “a women’s forum with a mission of advancing and retaining female professionals in all sectors and at all levels of seniority and experience within the global cleaning community.” WAXIE works with many women-owned businesses in the industry and believes that it is important to be an advocate for diversity and equality with their manufacturing partners.

One of their valued partners is American Paper Converting, Inc., owned by Lydia Work, whom WAXIE has proudly done business with for 15 years. “It’s been a pleasure being one of the first distributors to partner with Ms. Work and American Paper Converting back in 2001. Lydia is a strong leader and we take great pride in our longstanding relationship,” said Jeff Roberts as he accepted the award.

About WAXIE: WAXIE Sanitary Supply is America’s largest family-owned distributor of sanitary maintenance supplies. WAXIE is an industry leader in the distribution of quality cleaning chemicals, equipment, disposables and accessories to the building service contractor, school, hospitality, healthcare, military, government, industrial and retail markets. Based in San Diego, CA the company consists of over 800 dedicated professionals working out of Inventory Centers servicing the western United States including California, Arizona, Nevada, Utah, Idaho, Oregon, Washington, Colorado and Alaska. Additional information about WAXIE Sanitary Supply may be obtained at:

For more information contact: Rick Hazard, Vice President of Marketing | (858) 292-8111

Pictured Above: Jeff Roberts President/COO, WAXIE Sanitary Supply, Dr. Ilham Kadri, President Diversey Care, Lydia Work, Owner American Paper Converting, Charles Wax, Chairman and CEO, WAXIE Sanitary Supply. 


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