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IICRC Update: June/July 2014

In mid-April, the IICRC held its Spring Certification Council and Board of Directors meetings in Nashville. 


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CFI Announces New Assistant Director for Northern CA Chapter.

CFI would like to introduce Roby Harris, owner of Twice as Nice Carpet & Upholstery Cleaning located in Shasta Lake City, CA. 


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PACR News and Notes: June/July 2014

The Professional Association of Cleaning & Restoration (PACR) would like to thank all of the PACR member companies who helped out at this year’s Ronald McDonald House cleanings! 


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SteamMaster earns BBB Torch Award for Ethics

SteamMaster Restoration and Cleaning LLC (SteamMaster.com) has been awarded the 16th-annual Better Business Bureau Serving Northern Colorado and Wyoming Torch Award for Ethics.


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ProTeam appoints Canadian manager

ProTeam (pro-team.com) has announced the appointment of Marvin Mauer as the new Canadian Country Manager. 


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COIT earns safety accolade

COIT Cleaning and Restoration (COIT.com) has received the Safety National and Wells Fargo Insurance Services award for achieving an outstanding safety record. 


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DuPont, Bridgewater form partnership

Effective immediately, DuPont (dupont.com) has teamed up with Bridgewater LLC (bridgewatercorp.net) to drive innovation and growth in the aftermarket carpet protector market. 


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IICRC to Develop S200 Standard on Hard Surface Floor Covering Inspection

The new Standard is expected to be completed in approximately 36 months.

The IICRC has announced the formation of a consensus body for the development of a new BSR-IICRC S220 Standard on Hard Surface Floor Covering Inspection, according to a press release. 


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IICRC Restructures Global Regions

The restructuring is effective immediately.

In its ongoing effort to establish and advance globally recognized standards and certifications for the inspection, cleaning, restoration and installation industries, the IICRC has announced the restructure of its global regions, according to a press release.


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ICRA to Offer Performance Assessments

The first pilot group assessments will be performed in Denver, Colorado for PACR on June 27 and the inaugural event will be held at the Experience Convention in Las Vegas on September 5, 2014.

The International Cleaning and Restoration Association (ICRA) has announced that it is going to be offering a Performance Assessment Certification for various cleaning and restoration designations, according to a press release. 


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