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Hanley Wood Launches SURFACES Mobile App

The free app is available now for iPhone, iPad, Android and Blackberry users and is sponsored by FCA Network

Hanley Wood announces the launch of a new mobile app for The International Surface Event 2014, according to a press release.


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Violand’s Sales Force Development Program OK’ed for IICRC Credits

The program is a 16-week, web-based course that provides instruction on successful sales behaviors and strategies for restoration professionals.

Violand Management Associates (VMA) announced that the IICRC has approved 2 Continuing Education Credits in the cleaning/restoration, or inspection, or master categories for its Sales Force Development program, according to a press release.


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RIA vs. ThermaPure Update

For RIA members and the industry at large, this argument by the Defendants removes the threat of litigation, licensing demands and potential lawsuits on all of the remaining patents owned by ThermaPure, TPE Associates or Hedman other than the '812 Patent.

In January 2013, RIA filed suit in U.S. District Court against David Hedman and ThermaPure in an effort to invalidate a family of patents held by ThermaPure, TPE Associates, and Hedman. 


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How Well Do You Know VOCs? Check Out These Facts

While some VOCs may have little or no effect on human health, the reality is that many can negatively affect health

 Volatile organic compounds (VOCs) are far more complex than many in the professional cleaning and building industries realize. With that in mind, here’s a look at VOC facts, myths and misunderstandings, via Charlotte Products/Enviro-Solutions 


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Kaivac's Unveils New and Improved Website

The site includes an expansive "Support" section that includes videos, an FAQ, downloadable product manuals and dates for Kaivac's well-known training boot camps

Kaivac has just unveiled a new website, designed to be fresh, more interesting and to engage visitors on the benefits of its product offerings, according to a press release.


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Introducing USProductsTV

“We did not want this to be just another manufacturer’s YouTube site that simply promotes their products” - Doyle Bloss

U.S. Products has announced the launch of USProductsTV, a YouTube site dedicated to product and tutorial videos.


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