Cleaning & Restoration Industry News

Notable news, announcements and milestones in the industry.


Legend Brands Donates to Non-Profit Atlanta Community ToolBank

Legend Brands’ gift will be presented by the Atlanta-based company that manages the Legend Rewards program.

In honor of its loyal customers who participate in the Legend Rewards program, Legend Brands has presented a holiday donation to Atlanta Community ToolBank, a charity that loans out tools to non-profit organizations for community projects in the Atlanta metropolitan region, according to a press release.

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IICRCA Will Hold Inaugural Event in Conjunction with RIA Show in May

Coming in 2015, the IICRC’s Council of Associations (IICRCA) will hold its first ever trade show - “The IICRCA Event” – from May 6-8, 2015 at the Rio in Las Vegas.

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Bridgewater Acquires Cleaning Supply Network

CSN was founded by Tony Romeo in 2001.

Bridgewater, LLC has announce it has acquired Cleaning Supply Network, Inc. (CSN), a distributor of disaster restoration and cleaning supplies, according to a press release. 

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ICS Presents Free Webinar on Improving Operations with New Payment Technology

Attendees will learn how new developments in payment technology can help close more jobs, increase upselling opportunities and improve operations

ICS Cleaning Specialist is presenting a free 60-minute webinar on January 27, 2015 to help carpet cleaning business owners grow their business and streamline efficiency with new payment technology.

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Bridgewater Acquires ChemSolutions

Bridgewater, LLC has acquired the assets of ChemSolutions, Inc. effective as of December 5, 2014, according to a press release. 

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Bridgewater Acquires Central California Cleaning Supply

Fresno-based CCCS was founded in 1998 by Tony and Julie Lima

Bridgewater, LLC (Interlink Supply) has announced it has acquired the assets of Central California Cleaning Supply, Inc. (CCCS) effective November 25, 2014, according to a press release.

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RYTECH Appoints COO, Executive VP of Operations

RYTECH has announced that Jay Straughan has joined the company as its Chief Operating Officer. Straughan has more than 24 years of claims leadership and has a reputation of successfully growing services businesses.

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Karcher North America Plans Brand Updates

Parent company of Prochem plans updates to align groups with cleaning solutions.

Karcher North America will roll out brand updates with Prochem, Windsor and Tecserv starting January 1, 2015 to better align the groups with Karcher’s $2.8 billion cleaning technology solutions, as well as its 900 resources dedicated to research and development, providing a wider, deeper and more diverse offering to the market.

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Bridgewater Acquires Carpet Cleaners Emporium

Bridgewater, LLC has acquired the assets of Carpet Cleaners Emporium, Inc. (CCE) effective as of October 31, 2014, according to a press release. 

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Jim Farrer Named Bridgewater National Accounts Manager

Jim Farrer, a 16-year veteran of the restoration industry, has joined the Bridgewater corporate sales team as National Accounts Manager, according to a press release.

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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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Grow Your Business and Improve Operations with New Payment Technology

Attend this free webinar to learn how new developments in payment technology can help you close more jobs, increase upselling opportunities and improve operations.


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