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Building Owners and Managers Association International

RUBBERMAID JOINS BOMA INTERNATIONAL AS CORNERSTONE PARTNER

March 8, 2011

​FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

WASHINGTON, March 8, 2011 – Rubbermaid Commercial Products (RCP), a leading manufacturer of innovative, solution-based products for commercial and institutional markets worldwide, today announced that it has joined the Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA) International’s Partnership Program.  As a BOMA Cornerstone Partner, RCP pledges to support BOMA’s vital programs in advocacy, education, research and membership at the highest level.

BOMA International´s Partnership Program, developed in 2004, allows companies to invest in their own success and viability, as well as that of the building management industry. With three levels of participation—Cornerstone Partner, Leadership Circle Partner and Supporting Partner—the Program demonstrates the commitment of leading organizations to support BOMA International with the resources to advance its advocacy, education and research initiatives that benefit the entire commercial real estate industry.

“Rubbermaid Commercial Products has long been a leading supplier to our industry and we gladly welcome them to our Partnership Program,” commented BOMA International Chair Ray H. Mackey, Jr., RPA, CPM, CCIM, partner and chief operating officer, Stream Realty Partners, L.P. “Their support will allow BOMA to continue to provide timely resources and programming to serve the commercial real estate industry.”

“Rubbermaid Commercial Products is committed to providing reliable, innovative products and solutions to building owners, managers and operators to help maintain productive, clean, safe and healthy environments,” said Neil Eibeler, global president of Rubbermaid Commercial Products.  “As a BOMA Cornerstone Partner, we look forward to sharing our knowledge, learning from BOMA members and collaborating on projects to meet not only their compliance and operational needs—but the personal, economic and environmental health needs for their facilities.”

About BOMA International
The Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA) International is an international federation of more than 100 local associations and affiliated organizations. Founded in 1907, its 16,500-plus members own or manage more than nine billion square feet of commercial properties. BOMA International’s mission is to enhance the human, intellectual and physical assets of the commercial real estate industry through advocacy, education, research, standards and information. On the Web at www.boma.org.

About Rubbermaid Commercial Products, LLC
Rubbermaid Commercial Products, headquartered in Winchester, Va., is a manufacturer of innovative, solution-based products for commercial and institutional markets worldwide. Since 1968, RCP has pioneered technologies and system solutions in the categories of food services, sanitary maintenance, waste handling, material transport, and safety products. RCP, an ISO 9001:2000 manufacturer, is part of Newell Rubbermaid’s global portfolio of brands and continues to develop innovative products. Visit www.rubbermaidcommercial.com.

Contacts
For BOMA:  Lindsay Tiffany, (202) 326-6365; ltiffany@boma.org

For Rubbermaid: Jenn Schneider, (540) 542-8695; jennifer.schneider@rubbermaidcommercial.com
Meghan Verdon, (212) 201-4206; meghan.verdon@definition6.com