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Fall “Experience” Show Moves from LVH to Mirage for 2014

The new location will allow The Experience to continue to grow and develop into the largest premier convention and trade show for the cleaning and restoration industry

Experience Events, LLC has announced that it moved its fall Convention and Trade Show, from the current location at the LVH Hotel and Casino to the Mirage Hotel effective in 2014, according to a press release. 


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Sapphire Scientific Tabs Superior Cleaning Supplies as Vortex Dealer

Superior Cleaning Supplies, located in Orem, Utah, will take over all parts sales for Vortex units.

Sapphire Scientific has named Superior Cleaning Supplies as the authorized distributor of parts for Vortex truckmount systems, according to a press release.


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CRI President Werner Braun to Retire in March 2014

The CRI board of directors has formed a search committee to find a replacement for Mr. Braun

Carpet and Rug Institute (CRI) President Werner Braun has announced that he will retire from the carpet industry trade group at the end of March, 2014.


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Sanitaire Unveils New and Improved Website

The new, visually-enhanced home page allows site visitors to scroll through images of Sanitaire’s cleaning products by category for quick and easy access

Sanitaire has launched a new website with additional features, content and resources in a sleek, easy-to-navigate design, according to a press release.


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National Floor Safety Institute Launches New Website

The upgraded site provides enhancements for visitors and new benefits for NFSI Members

The National Floor Safety Institute (NFSI) has announced the launch of its redesigned website at www.nfsi.org. 


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RIA vs. ThermaPure Update

For RIA members and the industry at large, this argument by the Defendants removes the threat of litigation, licensing demands and potential lawsuits on all of the remaining patents owned by ThermaPure, TPE Associates or Hedman other than the '812 Patent.

In January 2013, RIA filed suit in U.S. District Court against David Hedman and ThermaPure in an effort to invalidate a family of patents held by ThermaPure, TPE Associates, and Hedman. 


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IICRC Announces 2013-14 Board of Directors

Tony Wheelwright was elected Chairman of the IICRC Board of Directors.

The IICRC today has announced the election of three new members joining the 12 incumbent members to comprise the 2013-2014 Board of Directors, according to a press release. Elections were held during the IICRC’s October shareholder meeting in Vancouver, WA.


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Kaivac's Unveils New and Improved Website

The site includes an expansive "Support" section that includes videos, an FAQ, downloadable product manuals and dates for Kaivac's well-known training boot camps

Kaivac has just unveiled a new website, designed to be fresh, more interesting and to engage visitors on the benefits of its product offerings, according to a press release.


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Contec Inc. Celebrates 25 Years of Business

Contec acquired Sporicidin in 2008 to provide more disinfection solutions to a variety of customers in the mold remediation and restoration market

This month, Contec, Inc. is celebrating a big milestone – 25 years of bringing critical cleaning solutions to customers all over the world. 


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Charlotte Products/Enviro-Solutions Hires New VP of Sales for North America

 Charlotte Products/Enviro-Solutions has announced the hiring of Paul Wildenberg as the company’s new Vice President of Sales for North America, according to a press release. 


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The 2014 Experience Conference and Exhibition

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