Werner Braun

Werner Braun is president of the Carpet and Rug Institute. Previously he was senior director, international affairs, of the Chlorine Chemistry Council of the Chemical Manufacturers Association. Prior to that he was manager of environmental strategic issues for chemicals and performance products with Dow Chemical Co. His duties in 30 years with Dow involved public policy advocacy, issues management, regulatory and governmental affairs management, and health and environmental affairs management, among others. You can reach the CRI at (706) 278-3176, or go to www.carpet-rug.org for more information.

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Working with Carpet Cleaners


A few weeks ago, I was invited to make a presentation to an audience of professionals from the cleaning and restoration industry at the Connections trade show in Las Vegas.
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The CRI SOA Program: 5 Years Later

To my mind, nothing is more rewarding than seeing hard work pay off. Five years ago the Carpet and Rug Institute, after countless hours of research and deliberation, introduced the Seal of Approval testing and certification program for carpet cleaning products and equipment.
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The CRI SOA Program

In September 2005, the Carpet and Rug Institute gathered alongside NASA officials at Cape Canaveral and the John F. Kennedy Space Center to officially launch the Seal of Approval Testing Program.
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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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Attend this free webinar to learn how new developments in payment technology can help you close more jobs, increase upselling opportunities and improve operations.

Podcasts

The winter slow season is a great time to pursue commercial cleaning accounts and stay busy. John "the Hitman" Braun solicited questions from thousands of cleaners across the country regarding their questions on commercial cleaning accounts and answers them in this episode of the show.
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ICS Cleaning Specialist Magazine

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2014 Nov/Dec

The Nov/Dec ICS features content on how to get better meter readings, a roundtable on truckmount development, neighborhood marketing and more. Also included is the annual Buyer’s Guide and Directory.

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