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Hill & Markes Is Hosting Inaugural 2019 Innovation Summit



Hill & Markes, a 113-year-old wholesale distributor, is pleased to announce they will be hosting their inaugural Innovation Summit on June 7th, from 9 am – 3pm at the Hill & Markes headquarters. They are collaborating with industry leaders to highlight the most cutting-edge technology directly to customers - to help keep their facilities clean, safe, and healthy.

The day will consist of 45-minute training sessions with facility maintenance experts from Clorox, Essity, Georgia Pacific, GOJO/Purell, Kimberly-Clark, and Tennant. Consumers will receive detailed demonstrations and how-to’s on the most revolutionary product lines in the industry like the Tennant T7AMR Robotic Floor Scrubber, Clorox T360 Electrostatic Sprayer, and the Kimberly-Clark Onvation Restroom Management system, to name a few. 

“Hill & Markes is excited to partner with inventive vendors who are introducing the most advanced technology straight to our customers. These products are changing the Jan/San landscape,” said Katie Bruno, Digital Content Specialist at Hill & Markes. “We are thrilled to be leading the charge by featuring forward-thinking technology that will help our customers maintain their reputations as pioneers in their respective industries. We will be showcasing robotics, labor-saving software, sustainable cleaning solutions and more!”

Two keynote speakers from Georgia Pacific, John Falzarano and Chris Johnson, will be discussing IoT technology in the Jan/San business during lunch.

“I’m very excited learn about the IoT trends affecting the Jan/San space from today’s leading manufacturers,” said Mike Powers, Director of eCommerce and Marketing. “We encourage customers to register online at www.hillnmarkes.com/innovationsummit.”

Date, location, and time of the summit is as follows:

June 7th

Continental Breakfast – 8:30 am

Summit- 9:00 am – 3 pm

Hill & Markes, Inc. 1997 State Highway 5S, Amsterdam NY 12010

Sign up at www.hillnmarkes.com/innovationsummit

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