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Next Generation Scotchgard Carpet Protector available from Prochem Europe

The latest generation of 3M's renowned carpet protection product Scotchgard Carpet Protector, in a new, ready-to-use format, is available exclusively in the UK from Prochem Europe.

Ensuring that it repels soils and stains effectively, Scotchgard Carpet Protector uses unique technologies critical to the development of high-quality, high performance protective materials. To date, no other class of materials has been found that repels soils and stains as effectively.

Now available in a ready-to-use format, Scotchgard Carpet Protector for 2010 is even easier for professional applicators to apply to carpets. The format enables a one-step process that treats the entire carpet to deliver superb treatment efficiency.

The Scotchgard brand has been synonymous with protection for 50 years and with 3M's dedication to innovation and investment continues to evolve. The new Scotchgard ready-to-use Carpet Protector is effective at treating new carpet, as well as acting as a renovator for previously treated carpets. It offers durable, long lasting protection against dirt, spills and stains.

The latest release of this popular solution marks 3M's continued with cleaning solutions specialist Prochem Europe. The Surrey-based company, also the largest commercial provider of training to cleaning professionals, is the exclusive UK distributor of Scotchgard Carpet Protector.

Andy Fernley, Brand Manager New Business Ventures at 3M comments:

"We are pleased to be working with Prochem Europe Ltd to make the Scotchgard Carpet Protector easily available to customers. With the ready-to-use format, applicators can reassure their clients that protection is locked into each fibre - from the tips all the way to the carpet backing."

Further information from Prochem Sales on tel. 0208 974 1515 or email

For further information about the Scotchgard brand and products visit


Issued January 2010 on behalf of Prochem Europe Ltd by
petermuir public relations
Whiteleaf Business Centre, Buckingham Industrial Park, Buckingham MK18 1TF, UK

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Prochem Europe

A privately owned company founded in 1974, Prochem Europe manufactures an extensive range of specially developed carpet, fabric, floor and hard surface cleaning chemicals supplied through a network of selected authorised distributors, together with a range of carpet and upholstery cleaning machines and accessories.

Prochem supports its product ranges with a series of fully comprehensive training courses in the correct operation and use of both equipment and chemical products at the company's Training School at Chessington in Surrey and at selected courses in the UK regions.

Today, Prochem Europe is Britain's premier commercial provider of training to professional cleaners.

Prochem's customer base includes a distribution network of independent janitorial suppliers throughout the UK and Europe, as well as cleaning professionals; health and local authorities; hospitals; contract cleaning companies and large national and multi-national organisations.

The company is registered to ISO 9001:2000, which was achieved in 1992, and complies fully with the latest health, safety and environmental EC legislation as well as CE conformity for equipment.

Prochem Europe moved to its present site in Chessington in 1995 in order to expand production of the chemical product range. The factory combines production, warehousing, administration and training facilities in an area of approximately 50,000 square feet and employs approximately 50 staff members.

3M – practical and ingenious solutions that help our customers succeed

3M and Scotchgard are trademarks of 3M Company.

3M is a $25 billion diversified technology company which, since 1902, has been creating innovative products that help make the world healthier, safer and more productive. Well known 3M brands include Scotch, Post-it, Scotchgard, Thinsulate and Scotch-Brite.

3M employs some 79,000 people worldwide and has operations in more than 60 countries. It produces thousands of innovative products for customers in dozens of diverse markets and its 45 technology platforms touch nearly every aspect of modern life - the company has applied its expertise in RFID technology to deliver biometric passports; it is using its understanding of the healthcare industry to provide hospitals with infection prevention and detection solutions; and in 2008 it launched the MPro range of pocket projectors.

The UK and Ireland is home to one of the largest 3M subsidiaries outside the USA, employing more than 3,500 people across 18 locations, including 12 manufacturing sites.

Products manufactured in the UK include coated abrasives, occupational health and environmental safety equipment, adhesive tapes, industrial microbiology products, drug delivery systems, high-performance coatings, secure documents and passport scanners.

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