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Tornado Announces Green Commitment Statement

October 16, 2006
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CHICAGO, IL-October 13, 2006-At the recent ISSA/INTERCLEAN tradeshow in Chicago, Tornado Industries released its Commitment to Environmental Sustainability, establishing the company's goals when it comes to cleaning, health, and protecting the environment.

Tornado, which recently became a member of the U.S. Green Building Council, is an 80-year-old manufacturer of professional carpet and floorcare equipment based in Chicago, IL.

According to its statement, the company has manufactured and will continue to manufacture products that, "enhance [protect] indoor air quality (IAQ), use less water and chemical, create less noise, and contribute to source reduction."

Mike Schaffer, president of Tornado Industries, says the Commitment to Environmental Sustainability is more than just a pledge to produce environmentally preferable cleaning products. "This statement reflects our core values as a company," he says. "We are committed to ensuring that our children and our children's children inherit a sustainable, healthy planet."

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