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Tennant stands behind its ec-H20 technology

In an 18 November release, Tennant said ‘it has put its competitors on notice that it stands behind its proprietary ec-H2O technology and will defend this industry leading technology from misleading claims against its cleaning effectiveness. This announcement stems from a recent press release issued by Nilfisk-Advance, a division of NKT Holding A/S, and related statements that attempt to discredit the effectiveness of Tennant’s electrically converted water technology.’
Tennant’s statement added that, ‘Nilfisk-Advance has claimed that a study they commissioned showed Tennant Company’s ec-H2O technology on floor scrubbers worked “no better than tap water” and not as well as detergents when, in fact, the study only tested the ec-H2O technology on petroleum-based soils. Tennant does not claim that its chemical-free cleaning technology is effective on such petroleum-based soils and has consistently recommended chemical cleaning, such as Tennant FaST 965, for such applications.
Tennant has demanded that Nilfisk-Advance take immediate actions to stop the dissemination of these misleading statements.’
“We will continue to develop and market innovative technologies and solutions and would expect to face competitive challenges as we become more and more successful in the marketplace,” said Chris Killingstad, president and CEO of Tennant Company. “We will vigorously protect our technologies, products and brand from being the subjects of false and/or misleading statements.” For the complete statement go to

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