ATLANTA – Georgia-Pacific Professionalis proud to announce it has received the 2010 GHX Best In Class Award for achieving the highest year-over-year market share growth in the 2009 calendar year. The award, for distributed products in the Metal/Plastic/Paper Products category, was presented by GHX LLC, a software and business intelligence provider helping companies in the healthcare industry maintain cost-effective business practices.
Georgia-Pacific Professionalwas among 31 leading medical-surgical product manufacturers to be recognized by GHX in six market segments and 35 product categories. Winners were determined using GHX Market Intelligence reports that analyze national distributed sales transaction data.
“Our company is delighted to receive the prestigious Best In Class Award from GHX for the second consecutive year,” said Jacquel Kelly, senior marketing manager – healthcare segment, Georgia-Pacific Professional. “This distinction highlights Georgia-Pacific Professional’s commitment to designing innovative products for the healthcare segment and distribution through valued distributor partners.”
Georgia-Pacific Professional has experienced success in the healthcare market with its industry-leading leased enMotion® family of touchless products. The touchless towel dispenser offers solutions for improving hygiene and increasing operational efficiency with one-at-a-time dispensing and various towel length options. The line was recently expanded with enMotion High-Capacity towels that meet EPA guidelines for recycled content. Another innovation is the enMotion with Lotion towels, infused with a proprietary lotion that helps reduce dryness experienced from frequent hand washing and the only moisture activated towel in the away from home market.
“We are extremely pleased to honor Georgia-Pacific Professional for its leadership position in the Metal/Plastic/Paper Products product category,” said Ed McCauley, general manager, GHX Market Intelligence. “Their performance proves that despite the down economy there continue to be market opportunities for manufacturers if they know where to target their sales efforts.”