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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 7, 1995 | DEBRA CANO
A new partner will help the city keep the beach clean in the coming months, making up for budget cutbacks in winter maintenance programs along the sands. The City Council this week approved a partnership with Sunshine Makers Inc., a Huntington Beach company that produces and distributes the biodegradable cleaning product Simple Green. Together, the city and company will sponsor an "adopt-a-beach" program from November to March, 1996.
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BUSINESS
August 20, 1992 | Chris Woodyard / Times staff writer
Handy Cleaner: Simple Green, the environmentally safe cleaning solution, is about to get a hand--a hand-cleaning gel, that is. Sunshine Makers Inc. in Huntington Beach, which has been making Simple Green since 1978, said the new product will prove popular where workers encounter lots of grease and grime--automotive garages and industrial plants, for example. Like the cleaner, the gel is biodegradable. Sunshine Makers plans to sell the gel at automobile shops and hardware stores.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 7, 1995 | DEBRA CANO
A new partner will help the city keep the beach clean in the coming months, making up for budget cutbacks in winter maintenance programs along the sands. The City Council this week approved a partnership with Sunshine Makers Inc., a Huntington Beach company that produces and distributes the biodegradable cleaning product Simple Green. Together, the city and company will sponsor an "adopt-a-beach" program from November to March, 1996.
BUSINESS
March 6, 1991 | From a Times Staff Writer
The maker of Simple Green, a biodegradable cleaning liquid, said Tuesday that it has signed a marketing deal in which it will donate a percentage of sales to the International Red Cross in exchange for displaying the symbol of the Geneva-based relief agency on its packaging. Sunshine Makers Inc.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
February 10, 1992 | JOHN PENNER
The City Council last week agreed to join in partnership with a business to keep the city's beach clean during off-season months. Sunshine Makers Inc., which manufactures a household cleaning product, will sponsor an adopt-a-beach program, with the firm awarding scholarship money to local groups who each week will clean a designated section of the beach. Officials estimate that the program will save the city $38,700 in salary.
BUSINESS
April 25, 1991 | Chris Woodyard, Times staff writer
Having landed on store shelves throughout America, Simple Green is about to hit Europe. Sunshine Makers Inc., the Huntington Harbour company that developed the non-toxic, biodegradable cleaner, has signed an agreement with a Swiss firm to produce and market Simple Green throughout the continent. Bruce P.
NEWS
October 31, 1990 | LYNN SIMROSS
The Environmental Decade is bringing consumers new environmentally safe products that are biodegradable, nontoxic, Earth-friendly, and in some cases, just fun. Exhibits at a symposium in Santa Monica last weekend included many such items--from low-toxic paint to board games with environmental themes. * The Earth Basket could be a dandy idea for an unusual holiday gift.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
September 23, 1993 | MATT LAIT and MIKE DIGIOVANNA, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
The Walt Disney Co. is close to a deal that would make Arrowhead Water Corp. the sponsor of the $121-million Anaheim Arena, according to sources familiar with the negotiations. The facility would be named the Arrowhead Pond of Anaheim, resolving an embarrassing seven-month dispute among Disney, the city and the arena managers about what to call the indoor sports complex. Details of corporate sponsorship are still being worked out, but Arrowhead is expected to pay between $1 million and $1.
BUSINESS
August 20, 1992 | Chris Woodyard / Times staff writer
Handy Cleaner: Simple Green, the environmentally safe cleaning solution, is about to get a hand--a hand-cleaning gel, that is. Sunshine Makers Inc. in Huntington Beach, which has been making Simple Green since 1978, said the new product will prove popular where workers encounter lots of grease and grime--automotive garages and industrial plants, for example. Like the cleaner, the gel is biodegradable. Sunshine Makers plans to sell the gel at automobile shops and hardware stores.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
February 10, 1992 | JOHN PENNER
The City Council last week agreed to join in partnership with a business to keep the city's beach clean during off-season months. Sunshine Makers Inc., which manufactures a household cleaning product, will sponsor an adopt-a-beach program, with the firm awarding scholarship money to local groups who each week will clean a designated section of the beach. Officials estimate that the program will save the city $38,700 in salary.
BUSINESS
April 25, 1991 | Chris Woodyard, Times staff writer
Having landed on store shelves throughout America, Simple Green is about to hit Europe. Sunshine Makers Inc., the Huntington Harbour company that developed the non-toxic, biodegradable cleaner, has signed an agreement with a Swiss firm to produce and market Simple Green throughout the continent. Bruce P.
BUSINESS
March 6, 1991 | From a Times Staff Writer
The maker of Simple Green, a biodegradable cleaning liquid, said Tuesday that it has signed a marketing deal in which it will donate a percentage of sales to the International Red Cross in exchange for displaying the symbol of the Geneva-based relief agency on its packaging. Sunshine Makers Inc.
NEWS
September 12, 1996 | KATHRYN BOLD, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
When USC football Coach John Robinson wanted to reward his team for making it to the Rose Bowl last winter, he contacted an Anaheim-based active wear company called Jammin Ideas and ordered identical sweats in cardinal and gold. Robinson understands how dressing alike can unite a team. "It gives you credence that you are part of a group," he says. "In our culture, people demand individuality. But it's fun to be identified with a group that you think is elite."
BUSINESS
July 21, 1986 | MICHAEL FEIBUS, Times Staff Writer
Bruce FaBrizio believes that the best way to get people to try something is to show them how it works. That's why his marketing strategy centers on free samples and personal demonstrations of Simple Green, an all-purpose cleaner that had been a well-kept secret until sales began booming after a recent spate of major product endorsements. And that's why the president and co-founder of Sunshine Makers Inc.
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