The ICS Directory: Valuable Information At Your Fingertips

May 18, 2001
This is one resource you don’t want to lose!
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Editorial Comment: Spring Has Sprung. Now What?

May 3, 2001
It’s that time of year when allergies and Indoor Air Quality issues poke their persistent heads out of the seasonal hole. Are you ready?
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CRI Spreads Maintenance Message to Facility Managers

May 2, 2001
An ICS exclusive interview with Werner Braun, CRI president.
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Editorial Comment: Agreeing to Disagree

April 9, 2001
Call me naive, an optimist or a dreamer, but my vision is simple: Dialogue, interaction and agreeing to disagree will eventually lead to the unified success of our industry, period.
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Editorial Comment: Nothing Ventured, Nothing Gained

March 6, 2001
Just when you think you’ve seen it all, you get a call that blows you out of the water, literally. That’s exactly what happened to restorer Ruth Travis, owner of Chattanooga, Tenn.-based Interior Care, Inc., when she was asked to clean and restore a damaged menagerie that included a zebra, a giraffe, a wildebeest and an antelope.
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Editorial Comment: Get A Jump Start on Spring Cleaning

February 6, 2001
Get ready for the new season with spring cleaning promos, mailers and phone calls.
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Notes from the Desk: The Best is Yet to Come!

February 1, 2001
Throughout this premiere issue, we have remained persistent in our principle goal of providing informative and stimulating articles. Included within the pages of this issue are extensive feature articles...
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Experience Surfaces Without Leaving the Comfort of Your Home

January 31, 2001
Don't feel left out of the action. See the ongoings of Surfaces right here!
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Much Ado About Everything!

January 31, 2001
The cleaning, maintenance and restoration industries were well represented and staked their claim during this first day of Surfaces 2001 as thousands flocked to the Sands Expo Center to see the latest products available to the floor covering industry.
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Inspections Industry 2001 Brings Experts to the Foreground

January 30, 2001
Kicking off Surfaces 2001 was Inspections Industry 2001, the four-day conference presented by ICS columnist Carl Williams' Academy of Textile & Flooring...
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