Partnering to develop new in-house sanitizer
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To keep students, faculty and staff safe, Laurentian University has produced 500 hand sanitizer bottles in house. These branded, one litre containers are now a mainstay in classrooms, lecture halls and hallways throughout campus.

Inspired by chemistry professor Eric Gauthier’s creation of hand sanitizer for the Greater Sudbury Police Service, Laurentian University’s head of procurement Ray Coutu harnessed the community’s collective know-how to create a similar project. Together, they ironed out the fine details, from production to licensing, and from bottling to storage.

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“Supply chains are tight right now for PPE supplies. Why not make our very own? This accomplishment was due to great team work with faculty and staff. Everyone worked together to achieve a common goal. During these extraordinary times, this is rewarding.”
Ray Coutu, Director of Procurement, Contract and Risk
Laurentian University
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