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Powr-Flite Division Hires New Marketing Director

Zack Smith has extensive experience in advertising and marketing
August 5, 2013

The Tacony Corporation has hired Zack Smith as the new Director of Marketing for the corporation’s Powr-Flite division, according to a press release.


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Basic Coatings Announces New Blog

Weekly posts include the latest information and developments in floor care
August 1, 2013

Basic Coatings has launched a new blog, featuring a collection of posts written by Basic Coatings experts to give readers more insight on the floor care industry. 


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2013 Marks 35th Anniversary for Jon-Don

Over the years, the company has been guided by a philosophy called “Partners for Success.”
July 30, 2013

Jon-Don, a leading distributor of products, equipment, and training for independent contractors and in-house service providers founded in 1978 by John and Nick Paolella, is celebrating 35 years in business.


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Nu-Tech Holds Annual Customer Appreciation Day

Customers came out to enjoy BBQ and product demos
July 26, 2013

Nu-Tech Cleaning Systems held its annual customer appreciation day on Thursday, July 25 at its Berkley, MI facility.


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Chemspec Hires Director of Product Development

Chemspec intends to develop enhanced analytical lab capabilities and to build an efficacy testing lab
July 25, 2013

Chemspec, which just celebrated its 45 year anniversary, has hired Sean Eubanks to be the company’s Director of Product Development, according to a press release.


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IICRC Exam OK’ed for Florida Mold Remediation Licensure

The MRS program is the IICRC’s first stand alone, single exam certification
July 22, 2013

The Institute of Inspection Cleaning and Restoration Certification (IICRC) has announced that its Mold Removal Specialist (MRS) certification exam is accepted for applicants seeking mold remediation licensure in the state of Florida. 


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IICRC Opens Nominations for 2014 Board of Directors Positions

Submissions are due to the IICRC Headquarters no later than July 19, 2013.
July 11, 2013

The Institute of Inspection Cleaning and Restoration Certification(IICRC) has announced in a press release that it has opened nominations for the 2014 IICRC Board of Directors. 


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Dri-Eaz Names Jim Hassi Sales Manager

Hassi brings more than 20 years of sales and distribution management experience to the role
July 9, 2013

Dri-Eaz Products has promoted Jim Hassi to Sales Manager for the U.S. and Canada, the company released in a press release.


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IICRC S520 Draft Standard Now Available for Public Review

IICRC S520 is a procedural standard and reference guide for the remediation of mold damaged structures and contents
July 8, 2013

The Institute of Inspection, Cleaning and Restoration Certification (IICRC) has announced in a press release that the revised draft of the S520 Standard is available now for public review and comment.


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Debunking the Carpet Reversal Mystery

This problem typically occurs in the kind of densely constructed plush carpeting often installed in large hotels and ballrooms
June 25, 2013

The condition known as “carpet reversal” often develops after carpets have been cleaned using the extraction method.


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