Industry News

IESO committee to hold testing program

March 1, 2012

The Air Filtration Device (AFD) Standards Development Committee of the Indoor Environmental Standards Organization (IESO) is continuing its research with a three-day testing program of HEPA-filtered negative air type or collection machines.

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CSN adds three new Texas locations

March 1, 2012
Cleaning Supply Network (CSN) announced that it has opened three new locations in Texas, which will allow it to better the cleaning and restoration needs of its customers.

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The February 2012 Must See Products Gallery

February 14, 2012
The ICS Must See Products Gallery provides a glimpse at the latest products and technological innovations entering the market today.

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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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