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Von Schrader Prepares for 5th National Convention

January 8, 2001
Workshops and discussion forums highlight Von Schrader 5th National Convention program scheduled for Feb. 25-27 in Orlando, Fla.
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ASCR Discusses the Aftermath of a Fire

January 8, 2001
The National Institute of Disaster Restoration (NIDR) an institute of the Association of Specialists in Cleaning and Restoration (ASCR) recently conducted symposiums for more than 200 restoration specialists on the after effects of a fire.
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Surfaces 2001 Hits Las Vegas

January 8, 2001
Surfaces 2001 will be held Jan. 31-Feb. 2, 2001 at the Sands Expo & Convention Center in Las Vegas, Nev. Pre-Show Workshops will be held Jan. 30th and will feature such topics as Profit Driven Leadership, Designing with Tile, and Weaving Dollars from Woven Carpet.
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Clausen Carpet, Manny’s Sanitary Supplies offer team up to offer training

December 14, 2000
John Boardman, national sales and training manager of Clausen Carpet Solutions recently conducted four carpet seminars for Manny’s Sanitary Supplies of New Orleans.
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DeBolt, Peerless named Misco Products rep

December 14, 2000
Misco Products Corp. has appointed Coral Springs, FL-based DeBolt Co. and Dallas, TX-based Peerless Marketing manufacturer’s representatives in selling its MPC brand of maintenance solutions and its new Majestic brand of carpet-cleaning solutions.
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IFMA report says outsourcing part of corporate strategic plans

December 14, 2000
The International Facility Management Association (IFMA) recently concluded a study, “Outlook on Outsourcing,” that concluded more than 70% of the survey’s study utilize outsourcing as part of a company strategic plan.
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New CRI label designed to identify tested, effective vacuum cleaners

December 14, 2000
The Carpet and Rug Institute (CRI) has initiated a voluntary Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) Vacuum Cleaner Testing Program.
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CFR partners with All-Lines Leasing

December 13, 2000
CFR Corp. and All-Lines Leasing Co. recently announced their partnership in offering CFR Corp. customers additional leasing options for cleaning equipment.
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Betco, HSCA sign three-year contract

December 13, 2000
Betco Corp. and national healthcare purchasing organization Health Services Corporation of America (HSCA) recently signed a three-year contract effective until March 2003.
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National Safety Council publishes catalog

December 13, 2000
The National Safety Council has published its Summer 2000 Product and Services Catalog.
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