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CRI Awards Members, Appoints New Board of Director at Annual Meeting

The Carpet and Rug Institute (CRI) held its annual membership meeting on Wednesday, November 12, 2014 in Dalton, GA, where Jim McCallum, President of the Milliken & Company Floor Covering Division, was named to the Board of Directors and various annual awards were presented.


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Updated: IICRC Inks MoU with Flooring Contractors Association

The IICRC has inked a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Flooring Contractors Association (FCICA), an agreement which became effective on October 24, 2014. 


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Updated: IICRC Launches Before-and-After Photo Contest

Submitted photos will be credited and used along with articles and blog posts on the IICRC website, with the winners of each category receiving a $25 gift certificate to Amazon

Starting today, the IICRC will host its first photo contest to further illustrate the important work of the inspection, cleaning and restoration industries. 


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IICRC Awards Instructors, Contributors at Fall Meeting

During the recent Institute of Inspection, Cleaning and Restoration Certification (IICRC) fall meetings in Vancouver, WA, several key leaders within the industry were honored for their outstanding leadership and contribution to the Institute.


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IICRC Announces 2014-2015 Board of Directors

New to the Board of Directors this year are Steve Moran and Steve Spivak, Ph.D.

The Institute of Inspection, Cleaning and Restoration Certification (IICRC) has announced the election of five new members to comprise the 2014-2015 Board of Directors, according to a press release. 


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IICRC Update: October 2014

Later this month, the IICRC will hold its annual fall Shareholders (Oct. 17), Certification Council (Oct. 18) and Board of Directors (Oct. 19-20) meetings at the Heathman Lodge in Vancouver, WA.


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ICRA Completes Inaugural Performance Assessment

The International Cleaning and Restoration Association (ICRA) offered its inaugural Performance Assessment for carpet cleaning at The Experience Convention and Trade Show in Las Vegas from September 3-5, with the primary purpose to accomplish several tasks. 


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IICRC Update: September 2014

Are you interested in serving on a consensus body for the development of the new BSR-IICRC S220 Standard on Hard Surface Floor Covering Inspection?


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CRI Updates the SOA to Include ICRA Membership

The Carpet and Rug Institute (CRI) has updated its guidelines for Seal of Approval Service Providers, according to a press release. 


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ARCS Develops Classes for In-Plant Rug Cleaners

Association will announce upcoming class schedule at The Experience Convention and Trade Show in Las Vegas.

The Association of Rug Care Specialists (ARCS) has developed a program of educational classes designed specifically for in-plant rug cleaners, which it will formally announce at The Experience Convention and Trade Show next week in Las Vegas. 


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