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HOST to conduct 'How To' seminar

Host/Racine Industries, Inc. will sponsor a HOST Seminar, Sept. 11, 1 p.m. - 3 p.m., as part of the Carpet Technologies Show, Sept. 11 - 13, North West Georgia Trade & Convention Center, Atlanta, Ga.
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Florida school districts clean with ‘Pride’

Microbest, Inc. recently announced that 20 Florida school districts have committed to purchasing PRIDE's Enviro line, based on Microbest BioCleansing technology.
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General Services Administration renews contract with ABM

The U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) recently extended their contract with ABM Engineering Services, a subsidiary of ABM Industries Incorporated, for an additional three years.
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Ecolab announces second quarter results

The second quarter results of Ecolab Inc., a maker of cleaning and maintenance products for institutional use, barely changed from a year ago.
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Tennant reports second quarter results

Tennant Company, a leader in nonresidential floor maintenance and outdoor cleaning equipment, recently reported net earnings of $4.9 million or $.53 per diluted share, before unusual charges, on net sales of $110.7 million for the quarter that ended June 30, 2001.
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Electrolux second quarter profits decline

Electrolux recently reported a 23% drop in second-quarter profit and lowered projections for the rest of the year.
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Royal Appliance announces second quarter results

Royal Appliance Mfg. Co., maker of Dirt Devil floor care products, recently announced net sales of more than $80 million for the second quarter that ended June 30, down 2.1% for the comparable period in 2000.
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Whirlpool second-quarter earnings fall

Whirlpool Corp. recently announced that its second-quarter core earnings fell 22% as spending on major appliances around the globe remained soft.
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CFI's 'Education Vacation' Ready to Roll

Increased membership and an industry 'Who's Who' of expert speakers have combined to make the Carpet and Fabricare Institute's (CFI) annual convention, slated for Thursday, Aug. 30 through Saturday, Sept. 1 in San Diego, Calif., the best one ever.
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Maytag second-quarter earnings plunge

Maytag Corp., the No. 3 U.S. home appliance maker, announced that its second-quarter earnings fell 66% before the effect of an accounting change as sales of vacuum cleaners and floor care products slumped.
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The 2014 Experience Conference and Exhibition

A look in photos at the 2014 Experience Conference and Exhibition, which was held from April 24-26 at the Embassy Suites Convention Center and Spa in Frisco, Texas.

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Grow Your Business and Improve Operations with New Payment Technology

Attend this free webinar to learn how new developments in payment technology can help you close more jobs, increase upselling opportunities and improve operations.

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The winter slow season is a great time to pursue commercial cleaning accounts and stay busy. John "the Hitman" Braun solicited questions from thousands of cleaners across the country regarding their questions on commercial cleaning accounts and answers them in this episode of the show.
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2014 Nov/Dec

The Nov/Dec ICS features content on how to get better meter readings, a roundtable on truckmount development, neighborhood marketing and more. Also included is the annual Buyer’s Guide and Directory.

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