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Nationwide Janitor Fast to Take Place; Justice For Janitors 2001 Prepares to Launch

Janitors across the United States are preparing to participate in a 24-hour long fast in honor of Justice for Janitors 2001.
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As Vaccum Sales Fall, So Do Maytag Maytag Earnings

Maytag Corp. has cut its second-quarter earnings forecast by about 25%, citing lower sales for its Hoover vacuum cleaners.
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P&G Receives Minority Business Development Award

The Procter & Gamble Co. has received the State of Ohio 2001 Minority Business Development Award...
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IICRC approves new hard surface certification categories

The Institute of Inspection Cleaning and Restoration Certification (IICRC) Board of Directors recently approved three new certification categories. The new categories are Ceramic Tile Inspector (CTI), Wood/Laminate Flooring Inspector (WFI) and Resilient Flooring Inspector (RFI).
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IICRC approves new hard surface certification categories

The Institute of Inspection Cleaning and Restoration Certification (IICRC) Board of Directors recently approved three new certification categories. The new categories are Ceramic Tile Inspector (CTI), Wood/Laminate Flooring Inspector (WFI) and Resilient Flooring Inspector (RFI).
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Greenpeace uncovers hidden dangers in the home

A recently released Greenpeace report shows children are being exposed to hazardous chemicals found in vinyl plastic childcare products and home furnishings. Independent laboratories analyzed items ranging from vinyl mattress pads to vinyl flooring.
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ICS Bulletin Board Participant Mourned

Our online community has been struck by a tragedy.
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Greenpeace uncovers hidden dangers in the home

A recently released Greenpeace report shows children are being exposed to hazardous chemicals found in vinyl plastic childcare products and home furnishings. Independent laboratories analyzed items ranging from vinyl mattress pads to vinyl flooring.
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ASCR schedules State of the Art conference

The Association of Specialists in Cleaning in Restoration Foundation (ASCR) has scheduled the State of the Art for Sept. 20-23 in Chicago. The conference will address insurance, environmental and restoration issues.
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Minuteman International names Eckart Kottamp to Board

Minuteman International, Inc., the floor-care equipment manufacturer, has appointed Eckart Kottamp to its Board of Directors to fill the term of Tyll Necker who passed away unexpectedly.
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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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