Cleaning & Restoration Association News

CRA: Where Are We Now?

By Brandi Richardson
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The Cleaning and Restoration Association has come a long way since May 2009. Having 130-plus members join our association in just 19 months is an outstanding achievement.
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CFI News: Letter from the President

By Jack Freedman
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To all our CFI members, let me introduce myself: my name is Graham Bedwell, and I am your new president for the Carpet & Fabricare Institute.
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PCUCA Update

By Jillian Olson
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On November 10-11, the PCUCA, along with Interlink Supply and Textile Consultants, will present the Commercial Carpet Maintenance Contracts workshop in Denver.
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How and Why IICRC Works with Government

By Paul Pearce
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The IICRC is committed to representing the cleaning, inspection and restoration industry to the best of its ability. Part of the commitment involves working with government agencies and officials.
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CRA Update

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The Cleaning and Restoration Association continues to grow, now reaching more than 125 members and continuously working to advance its members’ interests.
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CFI Enjoys Success at Connections

By Jack Freedman
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New CFI Chairman of the Board and Immediate Past President Matt Sanders is proud to announce that the Carpet and Fabricare Institute had a very successful Connections Convention and Trade Show.
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This is Your IICRC

By Paul Pearce
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The IICRC, as an organization, seeks to be the leading independent, non-profit, certification and international standard-setting body in the cleaning, inspection, and restoration industry – setting and promoting high ethical standards, and advancing communication, collaboration and technical proficiency.
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CRA Gets Social

By Stephanie Pan
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CRA is now on Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter! Keep up with the latest news and upcoming events from CRA by following our CRA Facebook page, joining the CRA group in LinkedIn, and following “CRAssoc” on Twitter.
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CFI Chapter Updates

By Jack Freedman
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Orange/Inland Empire Assistant Chapter Director Jason Hensley says his chapter recently completed a Clean-Up Day at the Ronald McDonald House in Orange, Calif.
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Diversification is Key to Growing a Business

By Paul Pearce
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In today’s troubled economy, many companies are struggling to survive. Those that are surviving or, in some cases, thriving, are using diversification as a tool for growth.
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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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ICS Cleaning Specialist Magazine

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2014 August

The August issue of ICS features stories on carpet mold, good training, marketing for cleaners, traffic lane cleaning, and cool products.

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ICS DIRECTORY AND BUYING GUIDE

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