Friday, April 28, 2017

ISSA Members Named Best Corporate Citizens

Several ISSA-member companies have been named to Corporate Responsibility magazine’s 17th annual list of the 100 Best Corporate Citizens. The publication’s annual index ranks companies... Read more

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Spartan Manager Honored by Olmsted-Kirk

Spartan Manager Honored by Olmsted-KirkOlmsted-Kirk Equipment & Supply Co. has named Spartan Chemical Co.’s Denny Pearson its 2016 Vendor Representative of the Year. Pearson serves as vendor representative for... Read more

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Dow Increases 1st-Quarter Earnings 28%

Dow Increases 1st-Quarter Earnings 28%Dow Chemical Co. has reported a first-quarter profit of US$1.27 billion, or $1.04 per share, up 28 percent from $993 million, or $0.89 per share, a year earlier. Dow’s first-quarter revenue... Read more

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Grainger Increases Quarterly Dividend 5%

Grainger Increases Quarterly Dividend 5%W.W. Grainger, Inc. has increased the quarterly dividend on its common stock 5 percent to US$1.28 per share. The dividend―$4.88 annualized with a yield of 2.5 percent―is payable June 1 to... Read more

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EU Updates Ecolabel Criteria

The European Union (EU) has released new limits for its EU Ecolabel criteria. Established in 1992, the EU Ecolabel program identifies products that have a reduced environmental impact. The updated... Read more

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Weekly Product Showcase April 28, 2017

Weekly Product Showcase April 28, 2017Stay up to date on the industry's newest products and services from these ISSA members. Featured Product of the Month*Whittaker Co.’s Smart Care® TRIO carpet cleaning system... Read more

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Thursday, April 27, 2017

ISSA/AACEM Publish Flooring Trends Report

ISSA and its subsidiary, the American Association of Cleaning Equipment Manufacturers (AACEM) ,have collaborated to develop the new AACEM/ISSA Quarterly Flooring Trends Report. The first... Read more

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Ask Annissa: Depreciation Forms, Log Destroyed, & Happy Adjusters

Annissa walks you through how you should handle your log destroyed, and how you should handle getting it over to the adjuster.

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OSHA Honors Cintas Facility in Missouri for Safety

OSHA Honors Cintas Facility in Missouri for SafetyCintas Corp.’s Springfield, MO, facility has received the Voluntary Protection Program (VPP) Star worksite designation from the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). VPP... Read more

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ISS, CBRE Named Top Outsourcing Providers

ISS and CBRE Group, Inc. have been named to the International Association of Outsourcing Professionals’ (IAOP) Global Outsourcing 100 for 2017. The annual index recognizes the world's top... Read more

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3M Increases 1st-Quarter Profit

3M Increases 1st-Quarter Profit3M has reported fiscal-first-quarter earnings of US$1.32 billion, or $2.16 per share, up from $1.28 billion, or $2.05 per share, one year earlier. The company reported quarterly revenue of $7.69... Read more

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Lara Paemen Named Director of IFMA Europe

Lara Paemen Named Director of IFMA EuropeThe International Facility Management Association (IFMA) has appointed Lara Paemen director of IFMA Europe. Paemen has decades of facilities operations and business development... Read more

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Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Coach's Corner: Handling PR Disasters - What WE Can Learn from the Airline Industry

Your restoration company could find itself in a PR disaster of its own in your local community should something go awry. Are you ready?

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Kimberly-Clark Increases 1st-Quarter Earnings

Kimberly-Clark Corp., parent company of Kimberly-Clark Professional, has reported first-quarter earnings of US$563 million, or $1.57 per share, up from a loss of $545 million, or $1.50 per share,... Read more

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Texas Health Officials Warn of Zika Outbreak

The Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS) have issued a warning to residents of the state’s Rio Grande Valley region over a potential outbreak of the Zika virus. According to... Read more

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Aramsco® & Interlink Supply® Announce Spring Customer Appreciation Days

These event’s feature an opportunity to get know the products and staff at Aramsco & Interlink Supply locations, as well as provide added value to customers.

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NAM Honors Eastman Chemical Manager

NAM Honors Eastman Chemical ManagerThe National Association of Manufacturers’ (NAM) Manufacturing Institute has named Ashley Mohns a recipient of its Women in Manufacturing  Science, Technology, Engineering and... Read more

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P&G to Expand North Carolina Facility

Procter & Gamble (P&G), parent company of P&G Professional, has announced plans to expand the company’s Browns Summit, NC, production facility. The US$8.9 million expansion... Read more

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London Launches Air-Cleaning Billboard

An air-purifying billboard has been erected in Leicester Square in London, England. Designed by Italian eco-technology firm Anemotech, the billboard uses nano-molecules to remove... Read more

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Tuesday, April 25, 2017

CMM to Present Disaster Preparation Webcast

It does not always take a major catastrophe like a flood, tornado, or hurricane to shut down a facility or a business. Incidents involving power failures, broken water pipes, or data breaches can... Read more

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Possible Salmonella Contamination Cues Chip Recall

Frito-Lay, Inc. has issued a voluntary recall of two jalapeƱo-flavored potato chip products due to possible salmonella contamination. Frito-Lay issued the recall after being alerted by one... Read more

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Four Ways to be a Hero in Business

We must remind ourselves that putting the “restore” into restoration is where customers’ hopes and expectations live and breathe.

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Earth Friendly Products Donates to Illinois College

Earth Friendly Products recently donated US$500,000 to Roosevelt University in Chicago, IL. The contribution was made in celebration of the company’s 50th anniversary. Earth Friendly... Read more

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Brady Industries Celebrates 70th Anniversary

Brady Industries Celebrates 70th AnniversaryBrady Industries, Inc. recently celebrated its 70th year in business. The Las Vegas, NV-based distributor was founded in 1947 by Feurman Brady and became Brady Industries in 1974. In recognition... Read more

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Dow Chemical, 3M, P&G Win Edison Awards for Product Innovation

Products developed by Dow Chemical Co., 3M, and Procter & Gamble (P&G), parent company of Procter & Gamble Professional, have been named recipients of 2017 Edison Awards. The... Read more

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SC Johnson Among Top Workplaces in Mexico

SC Johnson, parent company of SC Johnson Professional, was named one of the best workplaces in Mexico by the Great Place to Work® Institute. The institute named SC Johnson the 14th best... Read more

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Solutions by Sixes and Sevens: Smoke Sealers during Smoke Odor & Fire Damage Restoration

Coatings are an integral component of fire restoration, most crucially to prevent recurrence of smoke odor.

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Monday, April 24, 2017

Myco-ZX: How Effective are its Ingredients in the Fight Against Fungal Overgrowth Within the Body?

Kimberly -Clark Details Quarterly Dividend Payout

Kimberly-Clark Corp., parent company of Kimberly-Clark Professional, has declared a regular quarterly dividend of US$0.97 per share. The dividend is payable July 5 to Kimberly-Clark shareholders... Read more

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Mitie Expands Contract With International Tech Firm

Mitie Expands Contract With International Tech FirmMitie Group PLC has expanded its contract with international engineering and electronics company Thales Group. The expanded US$166 million deal calls for Mitie to provide additional energy... Read more

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ISSA Members Named Best Corporate Citizen

Several ISSA-member companies have been named to Corporate Responsibility magazine’s 17th annual list of the 100 Best Corporate Citizens. The publication’s annual index ranks companies... Read more

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PRSM Announces 2017 Award Winners

PRSM Announces 2017 Award WinnersThe Professional Retail Store Maintenance Association (PRSM) announced the winners of its 2017 Supplier of the Year Award and 2017 Retailer of the Year Award. Jon Dawkins, retail facilities... Read more

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P&G Appoints Javier Polit CIO

Procter & Gamble (P&G), parent company of Procter & Gamble Professional, has appointed Javier Polit chief information officer (CIO). Polit joins P&G from the Coca-Cola Co.,... Read more

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The Dangers of Asbestos & Keys to Proper Inspection and Removal

Despite the serious diseases it can cause, asbestos is still not banned in the United States and lingers in many buildings and homes, and is a timely topic as this week is Air Quality Awareness Week. 

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Saturday, April 22, 2017

Restoration Industry Remembers Jim Barrett, CR #2

A foundational member of the restoration industry. Jim is fondly remembered by those who knew him and especially those who rose in the ranks of the industry alongside him. 

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Friday, April 21, 2017

ISSA to Host Industry Forum

ISSA to Host Industry ForumISSA will present the ISSA Forum, June 20-21, 2017, at the Hyatt Regency Crystal City in Arlington, VA. This two-day conference will focus on critical legislative, regulatory, and sustainability... Read more

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SC Johnson to Expand Michigan Plant

SC Johnson, parent company of SC Johnson Professional, announced plans to upgrade the company’s Bay City, MI, production facility. The multi-million dollar expansion project will increase SC... Read more

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Aramark Secures Contract With United States Tennis Association

Aramark Secures Contract With United States Tennis AssociationAramark has been awarded a multi-year contract with the United States Tennis Association (USTA). The deal calls for Aramark to manage retail sales and merchandising operations throughout the... Read more

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Office Depot Divests Australian Operations

Office Depot, Inc. has sold its Australian operations to private-equity firm Platinum Equity, LLC. The deal, which includes Office Depot’s operations in New Zealand, is part of the... Read more

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Weekly Product Showcase April 21, 2017

Weekly Product Showcase April 21, 2017Stay up to date on the industry's newest products and services from these ISSA members. X Marks the Spot X-Core Connect™ is the latest click luxury vinyl flooring from Mats, Inc. ... Read more

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Thursday, April 20, 2017

Berks Fire Water Restorations Award Three Scholarships to Local Vocational Training School

Two instructors and one student will be attending the Carpet Repair and Reinstallation Course at the Restoration Technical Institute.

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1-800-PACK-RAT Becomes National Partner of Homes for Our Troops

Company is donating portable storage containers for projects across the country for post-9/11 veterans.

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CBRE Purchases Software Firm

CBRE Group, Inc. has acquired proprietary software firm Mainstream Software, Inc. The acquisition of the Twinsburg, OH-based company increases CBRE’s offerings of digital workplace software.... Read more

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ISSA to Host Hazmat Employee Training Webinar

ISSA to Host Hazmat Employee Training WebinarTo assist members with complying with the latest U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) requirements, ISSA will host a series of webinars for both driver and non-driver DOT hazardous materials... Read more

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Design for the Environment: the Federal Standard for Environmentally-Friendly Disinfectants

So far, seven active ingredients have met the DfE standards for minimal environmental impact.

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Grainger Increases 1st-Quarter Sales

Grainger Increases 1st-Quarter SalesW.W. Grainger, Inc. has reported first-quarter sales of US$2.5 billion, an increase of 1 percent year-over-year. Grainger’s U.S. sales, which account for the majority of the company's total... Read more

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