Kroger Selects Five Nutek(R) Green Products for Retail Distribution

Jan 07, 2010, 14:17 ET from Nutek, LLC

CLEVELAND and PORTLAND, Ore., Jan. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Consumers across the United States will soon be able to purchase the Nutek line of green lubricants and cleaning wipes at Kroger, the nation's largest traditional grocery retailer. Nutek will supply three lubricants: Smart Green(TM) lubricants, Bolt Off(TM) a product for removing tough bolts and Lubfix(TM) an everyday multipurpose lubricant, and its Pure Green(TM) lubricant, Simply Soy(TM). Additionally, Kroger will offer Nutek's biodegradable cleaning wipes to its customers: Gas Off(TM) - individual hands wipe for removing toxic fuel smells and dirt, and Grime Off(TM) - wipes for heavy duty automotive cleaning and degreasing. All items will appear on shelves during the upcoming months.

Dave Anderson, Category Manager at Kroger comments, "Kroger has a strong commitment to the environment. Choosing Nutek's products for our automotive category provides consumers with a meaningful green choice above traditional products. We are doing all we can to provide value and selection to our Kroger customers."

Cathy Horton, CEO of Nutek states, "We are so grateful for the opportunity to help Kroger green their automotive category. Our products provide superior technology, shelf appeal and green benefits to Kroger's customers. Recently, our Bolt Off penetrating lubricant was selected as one of the top 60 global packaging designs of 2009 by BRANDPACKING. We are confident that consumers will see the value in our high performance products."

Nutek's brands will be promoted to Kroger customers in the months that follow.

Nutek - Launched in 2007, Nutek brings high-performance products to the market with a Smart Green(TM) focus. With 100% biodegradable formulations, superior performance and recyclable packaging, Nutek's products continue to provide safe alternatives to petroleum-based and environmentally-toxic competitors. Nutek is a company that stands for new technology solutions for your everyday, household needs. The company focuses on the creation of greener, sustainable, bio-preferred products that provide businesses and consumers with superior, cutting-edge performance results. Items can be purchased at leading national retailers such as Kroger Stores, Ace, Home Depot, True Value, Northern Tool and Jerry's Home Stores.

For information, contact either Cathy Horton or Kimberly Novotney at 1-888-NUTEK4U or visit

Kroger, the nation's largest traditional grocery retailer, employs more than 326,000 associates who serve customers in 2,469 supermarkets and multi-department stores in 31 states under two dozen local banner names including Kroger, City Market, Dillons, Jay C, Food 4 Less, Fred Meyer, Fry's, King Soopers, QFC, Ralphs and Smith's. The Company also operates 773 convenience stores, 392 fine jewelry stores, 850 supermarket fuel centers and 40 food processing plants in the U.S. Kroger, headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio, focuses its charitable efforts on supporting hunger relief, health and wellness initiatives, and local organizations in the communities it serves. For more information about Kroger, please visit