Cleaning & Restoration Industry News

2014 Experience Convention and Trade Show Reaches New Heights

The Experience returns to Clearwater Beach April 27-29, 2015

The 2014 Experience Convention and Trade Show, held from September 3-5 at the Mirage Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, will go down as the busiest show on record, having drawn more than 2,500 attendees, according to a press release.


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Steamatic Names New President

Steamatic offers cleaning and restoration services through more than 500 franchise territories in the United States and in 25 countries around the world

Steamatic, Inc. has named Steve Willis President of its global organization, according to an announcement from former President Bill Sims, who will now assume the role of Chairman.


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John and Lora Olson Receive 2014 Ralph Bloss Humanitarian Award

The husband and wife duo and owners of Superior Cleaning Solutions are active year-round raising money for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society.

 John and Lora Olson, owners of Superior Cleaning Solutions (Orem, UT), were presented with the 2014 ICS Cleaning Specialist Ralph Bloss Humanitarian Award Thursday during an evening reception at The Experience Convention and Trade Show in Las Vegas. 


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More Floods re-brands with new logo, website

In order to reflect on its membership growth, More Floods Inc. has rebranded with a new logo and website.


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Network Services Company honors ProTeam with “Rising Star” award

Network Services Company (NETWORK), a distributions solutions provider, has honored ProTeam with its Rising Star Award for outstanding performance results with its distributors.


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HydraMaster Promotes Bruce Daw to VP of Sales

Morten Johansen, Chairman of the Board for HydraMaster and EVP & CFO for Nilfisk-Advance has announced the promotion of Bruce Daw as Vice-President of Sales for HydraMaster and US Products Pro, according to a press release. 


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Ken Snow Honored with “Legacy Award”

Snow was a long-time cleaning industry veteran, President of Hagopian Cleaning Services and community activist

The Eight Mile Boulevard Association (8MBA) posthumously honored Ken Snow, a founding member, with the newly created Legacy Award at its annual Leadership Luncheon on April 25, 2014.


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Aramsco, Bridgewater Finalize Transaction

Both businesses are now owned by a common parent company which is owned by affiliates of AEA Investors through its Small Business Fund II (AEA), as well as members of the Aramsco and Bridgewater management teams.

Aramsco, Inc. and Confluence Group LLC, the owner of the Bridgewater family of companies have formerly closed their transaction, according to a press release. 


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My Flooring Warranty Soon to Require ICRA Performance Assessment for New Providers

John Mapes, President, has worked closely with ICRA as they developed the Performance Assessment program for carpet cleaning certification

My Flooring Warranty will soon require that all new service providers enrolling in its program have the ICRA Performance Assessment and the proper IICRC certification(s), an enhanced requirement that will be phased in between September 1, 2014 and the end of next year (2015) to allow participants ample time to comply, according to a press release.


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RSA appoints Sean Burgess as lead estimating instructor

Sean M. Burgess - an Xactimate Affiliate Trainer (XAT), field adjuster and estimator - has joined the Restoration Sciences Academy training team as the lead Estimating class instructor.


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The 2014 Experience Conference and Exhibition

A look in photos at the 2014 Experience Conference and Exhibition, which was held from April 24-26 at the Embassy Suites Convention Center and Spa in Frisco, Texas.

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