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Are Scanning Electron Microscope (SEM) Images of Before and After Cleaning Useful to Advance the Healthy Cleaning Cause?

August 27, 2013

According to a press release, The Healthy Facilities Institute® (HFI) Educational Center and Website has released the August 2013 Answers of the SMART - Swift Market Assessment Response Team - in response to the question: “Are Scanning Electron Microscope (SEM) Images of Before and After Cleaning Useful to Advance the Healthy Cleaning Cause?”


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IICRC to Publish Technical Journal Starting in 2014

The publication will provide in-depth technical articles in each of the disciplines represented by the Institute
August 22, 2013

In early 2014, the IICRC will be voyaging into uncharted waters with the release of its new peer-reviewed publication, The Journal


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“Cross Examination: The LIVE Courtroom Experience” Coming to The Experience Convention & Trade Show Sept. 4

Event will be hosted by the man best known as “the restoration lawyer” - Ed Cross
August 21, 2013

We here at ICS Cleaning Specialist and Restoration & Remediation are pleased to bring a very special event to the Gold Sponsor Programs at The Experience Convention & Trade Show on the morning of Wednesday, September 4. 


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ISSA Calls on Industry to Take Action Against Jansan FSSI

The jansan FSSI was originally scheduled for final contract announcements this month.
August 16, 2013

According to a press release, ISSA has issued a call to action for all members of the professional cleaning industry to contact their U.S. Congressional representatives in opposition to the Federal Strategic Sourcing Initiative (FSSI).


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Legend Brands Promotes Brandon Burton, Kevin Fisher

Burton is now Technical Director for Legend Brands while Fisher has been named Education Manager
August 15, 2013

Legend Brands has promoted Brandon Burton and Kevin Fisher into two key leadership positions with the company, according to a press release.


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Maintaining Leather Furniture

Cleaning professionals should be sure to inform their clients that leather should be professionally cleaned approximately every 18 months
August 15, 2013

“The first thing they should know is that there are actually four types of leather used on furniture,” says Doyle Bloss, Marketing Director for U.S. Products, via a recent press release issued by the company. “And this can impact how the leather is cared for and cleaned.”


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IICRC Announces New Mission Statement, Strategic Plan

New mission statement reflects the organization’s updated focus
August 14, 2013

Following several breakout sessions last October and input from more than 250 Institute stakeholders, the Institute of Inspection Cleaning and Restoration Certification (IICRC) has announced its new mission statement and strategic plan, according to a press release.


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The Experience Convention & Trade Show Introduces a New Online Experience

The free app helps you easily plan your agenda for the program
August 13, 2013

According to a press release, the Experience Convention and Trade Show has introduced the new The Experience App, powered by Zerista. 


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SURFACES, StonExpo/Marmomacc Americas Names Conference Manager

SURFACES/StonExpo/Marmomacc Americas 2014 will be held January 27-30 at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center in Las Vegas
August 12, 2013

According to a press release, Hanley Wood Exhibitions has announced the addition of Michele Nebel Peake as part of the SURFACES and StonExpo/Marmomacc Americas conference team as an independent contractor. 


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Adco Pro Cleaning Supply Hosts Annual Customer Appreciation Day

August 6, 2013

About 100 carpet cleaning and restoration professionals visited Adco Pro Cleaning Supply’s Denver, CO facilities for its annual customer appreciation day on Friday, August 2.


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