Cleaning & Restoration Industry News

ICS April Must See Products Gallery

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The April ICS Must See Products Gallery provides a glimpse at the latest products and technological innovations entering the market today.
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Boyce Named COO for Steamatic, Inc.

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Steamatic recently named Steve Boyce as the organization’s new Chief Operations Officer. The announcement was made by Bill Sims, president of Steamatic, Inc.
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ARCS sets tour of cutting-edge cleaning facility

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A tour and hands-on evaluation of a state-of-the-art rug washing facility has been scheduled by the newly-formed Association of Rug Care Specialists.
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CRI SOA signs 1,000th service provider

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Summit Maintenance Solutions of Tri-Cities Wash. has joined CRI’s Seal of Approval Service Providers Program as its 1,000th participant.
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Commercial marketing program set for May

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“Weathering the Storm,” a program designed exclusively for restorers to dramatically shorten the learning curve...
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CIRI conducting survey for upcoming symposium

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The Cleaning Industry Research Institute International announces the release of its second survey designed to help organizers further develop pertinent, topical information...
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ICS March Must See Products Gallery

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The ICS Must See Products Gallery provides a glimpse at the latest products and technological innovations entering the market today.
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IICRC seeks registrant for new education task force

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The Institute of Inspection, Cleaning and Restoration Certification is searching for an interested registrant to work on the newly formed Education Task Force.
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Rug care specialists launch new trade association

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The Association of Rug Care Specialists (ARCS) has been formed by influential members of the rug care community.
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2014 August

The August issue of ICS features stories on carpet mold, good training, marketing for cleaners, traffic lane cleaning, and cool products.

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