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

November 5, 2010

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

February 5, 2010
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

March 1, 2007
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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