Save Up to 60% by Switching to 20-Liter Pails

Do you know how economical it is to purchase IPC’s lubricants and cleaners in bulk? Depending on the product, you can save as much as 60% off list price when you switch to a 20-liter pail. Savings may also be realized in reductions in product cost, packaging cost, and shipping cost. Many of International Products… [Read More]


What Is The Shelf Life Of My Cleaner? (And, Why It Matters)

Remember that bottle of cleaner that’s been in your cabinet for years? How do you know if it’s still effective and safe to use? These things are good forever, right? Absolutely not! Chemical products do indeed have a shelf life. Paying attention to expiration dates helps ensure you are using products at their peak performance… [Read More]


Why Micro-90® is A Lab Tech’s Best Friend

What Is One Of A Lab Tech’s Biggest Challenges? Cleaning lab equipment, of course! Everyone knows that labware must be properly cleaned, but what’s the best way to achieve that goal? And, why is cleaning so important? Why Clean Lab Equipment? Regular cleaning is one of the easiest ways to keep your equipment functioning properly…. [Read More]


UNTANGLING THE NEW 2018 PROP 65 REQUIREMENTS…WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW

What is Prop 65? Prop 65 is the California Safe Drinking Water and Toxic Enforcement Act of 1986. This initiative requires that the state of California publish a list of chemicals that the state has determined cause cancer or reproductive toxicity. The list of chemicals is monitored and updated annually. In accordance with Prop 65,… [Read More]


Best of 2018: IPC’s Top 5 Posts of the Year

As 2018 draws to a close, it’s time to take a look back at all that has happened over the past twelve months. This has been a very productive year for International Products Corporation and we look forward to continued growth during 2019. We have embarked on a building renovation project and are expanding our… [Read More]


Ergonomics: A Winning Formula For Improved Quality, Safety And Production

International Products Corporation (IPC) recently upgraded their manufacturing facility with the installation of a 20-liter liquid filling line that not only provides for a quicker, more efficient manufacturing process but also provides ergonomic benefits for workers. The new station was engineered, manufactured and installed by Inline Filling Systems. The new equipment has designated product capabilities… [Read More]


Keep Your Powersports Vehicle in Tip-Top Shape

Riding your motorcycle on a crisp fall day, feeling the wind on your face and seeing the colorful splendor of the autumn leaves, can be quite an exhilarating experience. Nothing can dampen that feeling more than having to cancel your ride because of a breakdown. Routine maintenance can help prevent unexpected repairs. Powersports vehicles such… [Read More]


Reclaiming Water To Maintain Future Economic Growth

The Challenge How do you provide a consistent, high quality supply of water when you have a large volume ethanol distiller located in your backyard? The city of Fargo, ND came up with the perfect solution: reclaim water through the municipal wastewater treatment plant! The History The wastewater treatment plant in Fargo, North Dakota has… [Read More]


The ABC’s of Cleaning Validation: A Simple Primer

What is Cleaning Validation? Cleaning validation is used to ensure that a cleaning procedure removes all trace soils, cutting fluids, fingerprints, particulates and cleaning agents from surfaces in regulated processes.  Any residue must be removed to a predetermined level of cleanliness. Cleaning validation processes protect against the cross-contamination of ingredients from one batch to another,… [Read More]


Guidelines For Cleaning Pharmaceutical Processing Equipment

Cleaning pharmaceutical processing equipment is challenging. Cleaning methods, soils present, type of manufacturing equipment, surfaces cleaned, choice of cleaning detergent and temperature should all be considered when setting up a cleaning procedure. Cleaning validation methods are required. The entire cleaning process must be standardized and documented according to the FDA’s cGMP regulations. Why Clean Pharmaceutical… [Read More]