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United States Patent awarded for centrifuge

February 13, 2012

United States Patent 8,074,370 was awarded to inventors Thomas Monahan of Ann Arbor, Michigan and Greg Turcotte of Black Diamond, Canada. The patent was for their rug wringing centrifuge: Centri-Maxx by Centrum Force.

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PACR holds holiday party, awards inaugural Leadership Award

February 13, 2012
During the PACR's December holiday party, in Arvada, Colo, the BOD of PACR presented a new award.

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Jon-Don hosts Denver Grand Opening

February 7, 2012

There was a turnout of over 150 carpet cleaners and restorers in Denver for Jon-Don’s official Grand Opening. Representatives from Benefect, Dri-Eaz, Flir, Fresh Wave IAQ, HydraMaster, Phoenix, ProRestore, Square Scrub and StoneTech were on hand, as well as a host of Jon-Don staff.

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Poulos rejoins HydraMaster/US Products

February 1, 2012

Mickey McKee, VP of sales and marketing for HydraMaster and US Products, announces that Steve Poulos will be rejoining the company in a newly developed position as a regional manager.

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RIA transfers CRS certification to ARCS

February 1, 2012

The Board of Directors of the Restoration Industry Association transferred ownership and administration of its Certified Rug Specialist certification program to the Association of Rug Care Specialists.

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New international trade association forms

February 1, 2012

Seven trade associations have agreed to move forward together with a new international association, the Inspection, Cleaning and Restoration Association (ICRA).

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ICS Must See Products Gallery

January 9, 2012
The ICS Must See Products Gallery provides a glimpse at the latest products and technological innovations entering the market today. Click on the links provided and learn more about the equipment and accessories that will help you take your business to the next level!
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SteamMaster Golf donates $20,000-plus to local non-profit and charities

January 4, 2012
The 7th annual SteamMaster Golf tournament gave $20,565.84 to its beneficiaries. The tournament was founded and organized by SteamMaster Restoration and Cleaning in memory of Kim Matthews, their marketing director, who died of cancer in May 2005.
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Delmhorst launches newly designed website

January 4, 2012
“This redesign is the culmination of our effort to create a visually striking, user-friendly experience, consistent with the standards of..."
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Cronin named National Accounts Manager for Tacony

January 4, 2012
Tacony Corp., has hired a new national account manager, Patrick Cronin, to represent three of the company’s key product lines.
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