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Veritiv to Present Lean Facility Maintenance Approach at 2017 ISSA/INTERCLEAN Convention in Las Vegas


ATLANTA, Aug. 31, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Veritiv Corporation (NYSE: VRTV) – a North American leader in business-to-business distribution – has announced that Michael Parks, LSSGB and Director of Marketing, Facility Solutions for Veritiv, will be a speaker at the 2017 ISSA/INTERCLEAN annual convention, September 11-14, 2017 at the Las Vegas Convention Center.

Parks will be presenting a session titled, "The Next Big Thing in Cleaning – Lean!" on Monday, September 11 at 2 p.m. in Room N107.  The presentation will focus on uncovering opportunities to apply lean principles to a facility's cleaning process.

"Whether you are a facility manager, property owner, or service provider, Michael's presentation will help attendees learn more about how to develop a strategic approach that will maintain a healthier, more attractive environment," said Barry Nelson, Senior Vice President of Facility Solutions for Veritiv.  "He will provide the perspective to see beyond immediate needs and gain value across your entire facility or campus."

Veritiv's team of Certified High Performance Building Advisors across North America helps customers improve efficiency, increase productivity, and lower costs by applying Lean principles to facility cleaning in industrial manufacturing and office environments, working on-site to reduce waste.  These specialists and highly-trained professionals help Veritiv customers improve the marketability and sustainability of commercial buildings with innovative green cleaning programs and proprietary tools like the Green Gauge™ report.   

The company also distributes Reliable® Brand products, a comprehensive line, exclusively available through Veritiv – that helps ensure both quality and value in cleaning and personal hygiene items for facility maintenance.  Among the company's other industry-leading facility solutions are:

  • Access to an array of top facility supplies from the best suppliers;
  • An eBusiness platform that offers budget management tools, advanced reporting, 24/7 online ordering, and third party IT system integration capabilities;
  • Sustainability services that help customers earn up to 10 points towards LEED® for Existing Building: Operations & Maintenance certification; and
  • Workloading tools to help budget and manage labor costs.

Learn more about Veritiv's solutions for high-performance buildings by visiting

2017 ISSA/INTERCLEAN will bring together more than 700 global suppliers and 16,000 industry leaders from 78 countries to drive innovation, productivity and profitability in the global cleaning industry.

About Veritiv
Veritiv Corporation (NYSE: VRTV), headquartered in Atlanta and a Fortune 500® company, is a leading North American business-to-business distributor of packaging, facility solutions, print and publishing products and services; and also a provider of logistics and supply chain management solutions. Serving customers in a wide range of industries, the Company has approximately 160 operating distribution centers throughout the U.S., Canada and Mexico, and employs approximately 8,700 team members that help shape the success of its customers.  For more information about Veritiv and its business segments visit


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