Republic honors Jackie Thomsen, Co-Founder and Board Chair of Thomsen’s, inc.

Jacqueline (Jackie) Thomsen – Co-Founder and Director

Republic honors Jackie Thomsen, Co-Founder and Board Chair of Thomsen’s, inc. Today is International Women’s Day: a day to celebrate the achievements of women and to raise awareness for gender equality. Today, we’re highlighting women-founded startups that are currently raising on Republic that you can invest in. Keep reading to learn more. From: Robert DeKoning, […]


Do you hold onto the escalator handrail? “Hospital Clean” is rated at 80 RLUs and under in bio-load tests.Straight doggie doo measures 4,000 RLUs (Relative Light Units) in bio-load testing.Uncleaned escalator handrails have measured higher than 13,000+, and avg. 3 – 4,000 RLUs!Most people, like these pilots and the passenger, instinctively know these handrails are […]

Would you let your child do this?  Would you?

Escalator handrails are one of the filthiest things you can touch! They are far filthier than a toilet seat.  Licking??  YUCK!! Virtually everyone instinctively knows this and refuse to touch them! Yet, little is done to clean the only thing making escalator rides safer: MEET THE WORLD’S MOST COMPREHENSIVE ESCALATOR HANDRAIL CLEANING SYSTEMS! The Thomsen […]

Why does the 3rd filthiest public surface remain untouched?

It is common knowledge that most escalator handrails are not used to maximize rider safety because of the perception they are not clean or even cleaned.  Perception becomes reality, as the challenges shared by those in the know: We lack the staff to clean the escalator handrails We have no consistent solutions or processes to […]

Covid-19 (SARS-CoV-2) – Not the Only Deadly Threat

Stop Covid-19

We have all spent the past year learning about the SARS-CoV-2 virus. The coronavirus that causes Covid-19 has remained our top of mind threat for seemingly endless months. As of 8:05AM (PST) today, the latest data shows we have 33,591,670 confirmed cases in the United States, 180,098,221 confirmed cases worldwide.  We have suffered 3,902,458 global […]

The Thomsen Way and Tampa International Airport, partners providing cleaner, safer, and healthier travel for Floridians

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The picture above, which originally appeared in the following article about the Tampa Bay Airport by Aubrey Jackson, shows Thomsen’s cleaning system in action. The Thomsen Way is a comprehensive cleaning system composed of training, testing & reporting, specified procedures, customized equipment, and tuned cleaning chemicals that assure the public that their handrails are clean, […]

Easy Covid-19 Cleaning – The Thomsen Way

How many times did your parents say, “Hold on to that handrail!” Over the past few years, the public no longer sees handrails as the critical safety devices they were designed to be. As a result, accidents and fatalities on escalators have risen. The public sees the handrails as filthy, dirty, and germ riddled. Unfortunately, […]