Thomsen's Inc Achieves GBAC Star Certification, Establishing Itself as a Global Leader in Surface Sanitization and Safety

Seattle, Washington – Thomsen’s Inc, a leading provider of escalator handrail testing and cleaning solutions, is proud to announce its recent achievement of GBAC Star Certification. This prestigious accreditation reinforces Thomsen’s commitment to maintaining the highest standards of cleanliness, safety, and hygiene to combat the spread of disease in public spaces.

GBAC Certified

GBAC Star Certification

GBAC (Global Biorisk Advisory Council) STAR Facility Accreditation is a globally recognized program that acknowledges facilities implementing the best practices in cleaning, disinfection, and infection prevention. Thomsen’s Inc. has successfully demonstrated its dedication to establishing and sustaining a high-performance cleaning and maintenance program, ensuring the utmost cleanliness and safety for customers. 

Thomsen’s Inc. utilizes its proprietary cleaning system, the Maestro Escalator Dual Handrail Cleaning System, which has been reviewed and validated by the GBAC Scientific Advisory Board. The board has assessed and approved the claims related to the system’s scientific validity, usability, practicality, safety, and efficacy, further solidifying Thomsen’s Inc as a trusted provider in the industry. 

With this certification, Thomsen’s Inc has positioned itself as a pioneer in surface sanitization, offering cutting-edge solutions that meet the evolving needs of high-traffic public areas. Their processes are already approved by Semperit, a renowned escalator handrail manufacturer, and are soon to be integrated into the ASME escalator handrail cleaning code requirements.  

“The Thomsen Way” represents the company’s commitment to delivering cleaner, safer, and healthier surfaces worldwide. By leveraging their expertise in testing and sanitizing surfaces, Thomsen’s Inc aims to minimize the risk of disease transmission in various settings, including malls, train stations, commercial buildings, and indoor sporting events.  

“We are thrilled to have achieved GBAC Start Certification,” said Robert DeKoning, CEO at Thomsen’s Inc. “This certification not only validates our dedication to maintaining the highest standards of cleanliness and safety but also reinforces our mission to protect and save people’s lives.”  

To learn more about Thomsen’s Inc. and their GBAC Start Certification, please visit 

About Thomsen’s Inc.: Thomsen’s Inc is a Clean Touch Technologies company specializing in escalator handrail testing, cleaning, and certification services. With a focus on innovative solutions and cutting-edge technology, Thomsen’s Inc. is committed to ensuring cleaner and safer environments for individuals worldwide. 

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