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Wood Care by Diversey Recognized for Prestigious Industry Awards

October 22, 2018


CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Oct. 22, 2018 – Diversey, the leader in providing smart sustainable solutions for cleaning and hygiene, has been recognized with a 2018 New Product Award from School Planning & Management and College Planning & Management. Wood Care by Diversey, a program featuring smart systems and a range of Bona® products, is the top product in the Paints & Coatings category.

“The Wood Care by Diversey program combines Diversey and Bona’s expertise to help schools better protect their floors and reduce days of downtime that’s typical with other finishes on the market,” said Ryan Greenawald, Director, Floor Care Marketing, Diversey. “We are honored to be included in this year’s winners and look forward to introducing these products to even more schools to enhance learning environments.”

Designed for K-12 facilities, the program simplifies floor care, and

Offers an industry first, two-year guarantee 
Includes a fully GREENGUARD-certified system. 
Can cut preparation time in half 
Eliminates days of downtime 
Reduces complexity and is incredibly easy to learn and apply 
Includes a finish that is ultra-durable with a high-gloss appearance

The New Product Award program honors the outstanding product development achievements of manufacturers and suppliers whose products or services are noteworthy in their ability to enhance the learning environment. An independent panel of judges from the industry selected 34 winners in the fourth year of the contest. 

Wood Care by Diversey will be featured at the ISSA North America show, Oct. 30-Nov 1, at the Diversey booth (#5901), Bona booth (#6460) and the ISSA Food Service and Lounge (#6868). The program will also be profiled in the November/December 2018 issues of School Planning & Management and College Planning & Management magazines and featured at

“Research shows that there is a direct correlation between quality learning environments and improved student success – and [the winning] companies are leading the charge to make schools a better place for teachers to teach and students to learn,” said Karen Cavallo, group publisher of School Planning & Management and College Planning & Management.

About Diversey  

Diversey has been, and always will be, a pioneer and facilitator for life. We constantly deliver revolutionary cleaning and hygiene technologies that provide total confidence to our customers across all of our global sectors. Headquartered in Charlotte, North Carolina, USA, Diversey employs approximately 9,000 people globally, generating net sales of approximately $2.6 billion in 2017.  

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Catherine (Katy) Abernathy

Vice President, Corporate Communications