Winter Springs, Fla. — Freshorize, a U.K.-based firm which supplies airlines globally with proprietary lavatory centric products centered on a 3-in-1 soap bottle and moisturizer with an air freshener, now supports 41 jobs paying 45 percent higher than the average area wages.
Aziz Patel, President and CEO of Freshorize, Ltd., said he realized fairly soon after gaining big U.S. airlines as customers that Freshorize needed to relocate manufacturing from China. “The lower cost of labor did not outweigh a lengthy lead time, nor the risk of product contamination in the overseas shipping process,” he explained.
Headquartered in London, with offices in Florida, and manufacturing facilities in USA, France, UK and China, Freshorize is the leading provider of hand soaps and signature fragrances to some 50 airlines worldwide including most of the flagship airlines in the U.S., Europe and most of the Middle East. You probably have used their products.
Freshorize couldn’t stop at one success. By partnering with scientists in the field of green chemistry, just as they innovated the 3-in-1 to improve passenger experience, they also looked into aircraft cleanliness and how that could be improved for passengers.
Freshorize just launched a line of proprietary aircraft cleaning products using performance green chemistry and a cleaning technology that’s eco-friendly and cost effective. “First, this product uses the highest performing green chemistry technology that exists to lift and remove soils in carpet, hard surface, leathers, and other places. After any soil is cleaned, active green bacteria (safe bacteria) is left behind to metabolize the substrate leaving the area completely cleaned. This product also effectively eliminates odors by binding to the odor causing organic making the smell invisible to your nose while eliminating the source at a micro chemical level,” said Michael Joseph, Business Development.
The new cleaning products which have been aircraft certified, are now being introduced to all the major airline companies who are already Freshorize customers.
“The potential for new business is huge, and on top of the airline market we plan to tackle hotels, cruise ships, hospitals and more. We also have the opportunity to have these aircraft cleaning products manufactured in a Florida facility which will significantly increase the number of jobs there. The potential of the cleaning products in terms of volume is much greater because it’s used more often and used up faster, Patel said.
After a display of the new products at the April 2016 Aircraft Interiors Expo in Hamburg, Germany, inquiries have been pouring in from airlines around the world from Europe, the Middle East to Australia.
Freshorize USA is a Soft Landing company in the UCF Business Incubation Program in Winter Springs.
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For more information contact
Aziz Patel, President / CEO, Freshorize Ltd, 407-308-6999
Michael Joseph, Business Development, 407-929-7140
Rafael Caamano, Associate Director, UCF Business Incubation Program firstname.lastname@example.org
Larry Vershel or Beth Payan, Larry Vershel Communications, 407-644-4142 or
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With seven facilities throughout the region, the UCF Business Incubation Program is an economic development partnership between the University of Central Florida, the Corridor, Orange, Osceola, Seminole and Volusia Counties, and the cities of Apopka, Kissimmee, Orlando and Winter Springs. Participating companies sustain more than 3,600 local jobs and have had a total impact of $1.51B on regional sales and $2.48B on regional economic output. During the last fiscal year, the program has returned $7.95 for every $1.00 invested in the program. For more information, visit www.incubator.ucf.edu