Cleaning & Restoration Industry News

"Planning To Win" conference receives rave reviews

October 6, 2011
Flood and fire restorers from across North America can’t find enough good to say about the Planning to Win symposium held April 18-22 in Las Vegas.
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CIRI announces dates for fall symposium

October 6, 2011
The Cleaning Industry Research Institute International announces that “The Science and Efficacy of Antimicrobials, Disinfectants and Their Impact on Cleaning Technologies” symposium will be held at the Georgia Institute of Technology Hotel and Conference Center Nov. 9-11.
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Connections 2011: Pictures' Worth Thousands of Words

October 3, 2011
The 2011 Connections Convention and Trade Show has come and gone, but thanks to the efforts of an intrepid group of photographers, some brief moments in time have been captured forever.
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Rug Summit IV set for October

September 14, 2011
Centrum Force’s co-founders, Greg Turcotte and Tom Monahan, are rug washers who hit upon the idea of hosting a “Rug Summit” in 2009.
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Green Seal unveils new standard for specialty cleaning products

September 14, 2011
Green Seal’s new Standard for specialty cleaning products significantly expands the products covered.
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CRI Seal of Approval program grows dramatically

September 14, 2011
The CRI Seal of Approval program has grown significantly in recent weeks, adding eight solutions, 14 new vacuums and nine new systems to the program, bringing the current total of approved products and systems to 789.
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Bullen Co. announces no-strip promise

September 14, 2011
The Bullen Companies recently announced a new industry standard 3-year no strip promise. As a product line recognized by the United State’s EPA Design for the Environment Program...
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The ICS Must See Product Gallery

August 9, 2011
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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IICRC names Washington the New Standards Director

August 3, 2011
The Institute of Inspection, Cleaning and Restoration Certification announced that Mili Washington has been hired as the new IICRC Standards Director.
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SteamMaster hosts emergency planning/disaster management seminar

August 3, 2011
SteamMaster recently hosted an Emergency Planning and Disaster Management seminar at The Westin Riverfront Resort for Hotel and Lodging Properties.
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