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Industry Icon Jim Roden Passes Away

February 15, 2013

Jim Roden, the founder of Prochem, passed away from complications with cancer February 13, 2013. He was 76.


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Longtime Carpet Cleaner George Barnes Passes Away

March 31, 1948- February 7, 2013
February 14, 2013

Longtime Colorado carpet cleaner George Barnes passed away on February 7, 2013. A memorial service will be held Saturday, February 16, 2013 from 2 to 4 p.m. at Heather Ridge Golf Course in Aurora, CO.


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ARCS to Hold “Business Trends” Meetings May 2-4

February 14, 2013

ARCS members will meet in Durham, North Carolina from May 2-4, 2013 to address “Business Trends and Bends in the Road Ahead,” according to a press release from ARCS president Bill Foulds.


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CRDN Adds Director of Training, National Sales Manager

February 13, 2013

The Certified Restoration Drycleaning Network (CRDN) has added two new staff members to its corporate management team in Shawn Fair, Director of Training, and David Grant, National Sales Manager, according to a press release.


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Do You Know Your Carpet Types?

February 7, 2013

In order to properly care for carpets in both residential and commercial locations, cleaning professionals need to know the characteristics of the carpet’s fiber—in other words, what type of carpet it is.


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Mold Remediation Symposium Agenda Announced

Featuring presentations from industry leaders Wayne Lawrence, Rachel Adams, Dave Dybdahl and Stan Collesano
February 6, 2013

The Mold Remediation Symposium, a special one-day event coming to Secaucus, NJ on Tuesday, April 9, is designed to instruct professionals on the latest in the cleaning, restoration and remediation of mold in the aftermath of Superstorm Sandy.


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SCRT to Kick Off Florida Chapter

February 4, 2013

The Society of Cleaning and Restoration Technicians will kick off a chapter in Florida on Thursday, March 7 at the LaQuinta Inn and Suites in Orlando.


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Legend Brands adds Chemspec to Product Portfolio

February 4, 2013

Legend Brands has announced a strategic alliance to market the Chemspec line of chemicals as part of its products group, according to a press release.


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Chem-Dry Named to Entrepreneur’s Top 500 List

January 31, 2013

Chem-Dry has made Entrepreneur magazine's annual Franchise 500 list of top franchise opportunities for the 25th consecutive year, according to a story on MSN.


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Four Seasons Rug, Carpet & Upholstery Cleaning Receives Angie’s List Super Service Award

January 31, 2013

Four Seasons Rug, Carpet & Upholstery Cleaning and its division, Four Seasons Rug Care Studio (Ventura, CA), have received the 2012 Super Service Award from Angie's List, according to a press release.


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