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“Jessika, I just picked-up a new account: A 350-unit apartment complex with olefin carpets. I have only been cleaning for about six months - can you give me any advice on how to clean these carpets? Anything, please!”
If you are like most people in America, you made a few New Year’s resolutions last month. Now it’s February. How are you doing?
My wife Sioux and I really enjoy a suspenseful drama… on the silver screen! But drama in real life and in running a small business? Not so much!
William Doan worked in the industry from 1964 to 2007 at DuPont, Steamway International, Shaw Industries and, most recently, as the VP of Shaw Product Care.
Wanda York is the widow of industry pioneer Ed York, who passed away at the age of 79 on March 13, 2006. Of Ed York’s many accomplishments, there’s perhaps none more significant than the establishment of the International Institute of Carpet and Upholstery Certification (IICUC), which is now the Institute of Inspection, Cleaning and Restoration Certification (IICRC).
Here’s a list of businesses 50 years and older that we wanted to recognize, submitted by you, our readers.
Vince Caffarello is a 52-year veteran of the industry, having started on April 4, 1960. He currently serves as the president of Duraclean International, Inc.
Tryna Cooper is a 36-veteran of the industry, having served as the VP of the Professional Cleaning Network (1976-1997), VP of Textile Consultants (1980-present), IICRC Board of Directors (1983-1993), IICRC Secretary (1984-1993) and Connections Founder and Management (2003-2012).
Check out the February ICS Must See Products from the latest technology and innovations currently on the market.