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IICRC’s Mili Washington Elected to SES Board of Directors

Washington has been the Standards Director at the IICRC since June 2011.
September 25, 2013

According to a press release, The Institute of Inspection, Cleaning and Restoration Certification (IICRC) has announced that its Standards Director, Mili Washington, has been selected to serve as secretary for the Society for Standards Professionals (SES) Board of Directors, a professional organization whose mission is to provide opportunities for professional development through programs and services and to promote awareness, use and value of standards and conformity assessment.


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IICRC, NADCA Ink MoU

The partnership will allow both organizations to openly collaborate and raise awareness about the importance of hiring certified professionals within the inspection, cleaning, restoration and HVAC industries
September 12, 2013

The IICRC has announced that it has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the National Air Duct Cleaners Association (NADCA), according to a press release.


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Stark Carpet launches restoration, cleaning division

August 6, 2013

Stark Carpet is a longtime source for custom designed carpets.


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Aftermath now using ATP technology in bio-recovery work

August 6, 2013

Aftermath Inc. has announced that it has outfitted each of its national remediation teams with portable adenosine triphosphate (ATP) fluorescence testing units.


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NIDS Announces Latest Graduates

June 17, 2013

The NIDS has announced the latest group of graduates from its March and April Crime and Trauma Scene Bio-Recovery classes.


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FRSTeam Teams up with iCAT Solutions on Fabric Restoration

June 17, 2013

iCAT Solutions and FRSTeam are joining forces. Through the partnership, FRSTeam will leverage iCAT Solutions’ unique pack-out and reporting technologies and integrate them with the various services the company offers.


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Chemspec Celebrates 45th Anniversary

June 17, 2013

2013 marks the 45th year anniversary of Chemspec, a brand established in Baltimore, MD in 1968 by Bob Hughes and Dan Savanuk.


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ARCS to Hold “Business Trends” Meeting

April 3, 2013

ARCS members will meet in Durham, North Carolina from May 2-4, 2013 to address “Business Trends and Bends in the Road Ahead.


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SteamMaster Restoration and Cleaning Wins “Spirit of the Valley Award”

April 3, 2013

SteamMaster Restoration and Cleaning took home the “Spirit of the Valley Award” at the Vail Valley Partnership’s 10th-annual Success Awards.


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Phoenix Restoration Names Erin Hynum Product Manager

April 3, 2013

Phoenix Restoration Equipment has named Erin Hynum as its new product manager.


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