Articles by Jack Freedman

CFI Update

In Memoriam: The CFI mourns the loss of our past director and friend Joe Goodman. Joe had a finance degree and a law degree from UCLA. He worked his way through law school by cleaning fabrics, and stayed in cleaning after graduating.
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CFI Chapter Update

Northern California Director Matt Cole reports the meeting at Central California Cleaning Supply in North Highlands was a huge success. Jim Smith of JBS Consultants provided a very educational discussion about the new carpet fiber Triexta.
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CFI Chapter News

CFI Secretary-Treasurer Greg Trigiero reports that the San Diego chapter of the Carpet & Fabricare Institute had a successful meeting at Innovative Surface Solutions, an industry leader in stone floor training and manufacturing of diamond products and stone cleaners and sealers.
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CFI Chapter Reports

Los Angeles Chapter Director Vince Attardo reports that the recent meeting presented by CFI President Matt Sanders of EcoStar, Inc. went very well.

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CFI News

CFI President Matt Sanders reports that more than 40 CFI members and non-members met at Royalty Carpet Mills on Jan. 26 for a free tour of the plant’s operations. During the tour, guides Jim Hernandez, Brad Bottle and Volley Williams explained the various steps involved in making high-quality carpet.
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CFI Update

Los Angeles Chapter Director Vince Attardo reports that the recent meeting at Fibermark in Santa Monica went very well. There will be a meeting courtesy of Ricardo Provincia and A-1 Professional, located at 26354 Ruether Avenue in Santa Clarita, on Thursday, March 25 from 6:00-9:30 pm.
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CFI News Update

Los Angeles Chapter Director Vince Attardo reports the next meeting will be Thursday, Jan. 28, 2010 from 5-9 pm, featuring CFI President Matt Sanders of Ecostar Inc. Matt will be presenting “Advanced Containment Fabrication and Installation” and will discuss constructing containments that last and more.
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CFI Chapter News

CFI President Elect and IICRC board of directors representative Graham Bedwell attended the recent IICRC board meeting in Vancouver, Wash., and was selected to be on the Commercial Carpet Maintenance Technician (CMT) exam committee. CFI is a shareholder of the IICRC, and we strive to bring the best IICRC instructors and classes to our membership.
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CFI November Update

CFI’s booth at the Connections Convention and Trade Show, Sept. 9-11, was a very busy place, with President Matthew Sanders and the regional directors answering questions and meeting with members and guests.
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CFI Update

Chapter Director Vince Attardo reports that a great LA Chapter meeting was held last month at Fibermark in Santa Monica. Fibermark founder and CEO Mark Goodman was the gracious host and moderator for the evening.
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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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ICS Cleaning Specialist Magazine


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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