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Maintenance & Operations - October 2015

The Maintenance & Operations landing page for Facility Professionals.

Topics related to Maintenance & Operations

maintenance planning, preventive maintenance, budget, staffing, bonds, capital projects, employee training, life-cycle analysis, networking, roi
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Polaris: Company Introduces New GEM Electric Vehicles

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Dave Lubach: Training and Retaining Employees Leads to Department Success

  


maintenance alerts
New Guideline To Enhance Effectiveness of BIM

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HC Info: Webcast to Address Keys to Success for Water Management Programs

maintenance alerts
New Resource Targets Evaluation of Concrete Buildings

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Graybar: Company Presents Hubbell Inc. with Supplier Excellence Award

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Bell & Gossett: Last of This Year's Free Seminars Approaching in Little Red Schoolhouse Schedule

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Tips on Making the Case for Maintenance InvestmentsPart one of a 2-part article by Andrew Gager on maintenance investments part 2: Making the Case for Equipment Requests

  


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Data Center Upgrade Spotlights In-House Expertise

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Toshiba: Company Wins Trifecta at Stevie Awards

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Kaivac: Cleaning Company Asks, 'But What Does It Cost to Own It?'

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Veolia and Covanta: Companies Team Up To Help Consumers, Businesses Recycle Universal Waste

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Kardex Remstar: Company Picks the Perfect Order

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ThyssenKrupp: Company Presents ACCEL Transit Solution for Cities and Airports

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Waterless Co.: Drawbacks of Using Less Water

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Change Management's Perception of MaintenancePart 1 of a 2-part article on proving your department's worth part 2: Converting Vision of Maintenance Plan into Reality

  


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SIMA: Group Releases Snow and Ice Management Standard Glossary of Terms

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Maintenance Staffs Incur ‘Back to School’ Costs Too

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Impact Products: Company Acquires Malt Industries

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ParkHub.com and Blue Star Payment Solutions: Companies Team Up to Handle Mobile Point-of-Sale Payments for Parking Attendants

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Dan Hounsell: Communication With IT Department Critical to Success

  


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Dow: Company Posts Infographic on Cooling Tower Water Treatment

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Diversey Care: TASKI Intellibot Solution Wins AHE Innovation Award

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OSHA: Government Extends Comment Period on Proposed Rule for Injury and Illness Record-Keeping

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Percoa USA and Royal Environmental Systems: Companies Team Up to Manufacture and Distribute Percoa Pre-Cast Pervious Concrete Pavement Products

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Planning Problem: Meeting a Roof Challenge

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Milwaukee Tool: Company Unveils the ONE-KEY to Unlocking the Digital Jobsite

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Solidia Technologies: Company Receives U.S. Patents for CO2 Sequestration Process that Speeds Concrete Curing

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Dave Lubach: FMDAA Recipients Stand Out in a Crowd

  


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Banyan Water: Data-Driven Water Management Solutions Save Businesses and Organizations 1.75 Billion Gallons of Water

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Regulations and codes constantly evolve. Consultants offer strategies on how to keep up

  


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RIDGID: Emerson Unit Awards 4 PHCC Scholarships

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DWM Facilities Maintenance: Company Ranked on Inc. 5000 for Second Consecutive Year

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Pure Air Control Services: Preventing and Detecting Legionnaires' Disease

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Western Waterproofing: Company Changes Its Name

Facility Maintenance Decisions
5 Minutes With Podcast: Centralized Maintenance Team Boosts Efficiency, Productivity at Florida College

  


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Centralized Maintenance Team Boosts Efficiency, Productivity at Florida College

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U.S. Products: In Cleaning, What Is a 'Test in an Inconspicuous Area' Anyway?

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Dave Lubach: Dig Out of Deferred Maintenance Hole

  


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PRSM: Group Releases New White Paper on Evolution of Cleaning in Retail

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Dan Hounsell: Bridging the Gap on Maintenance Misconceptions

  


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Response Team 1: Restoration Company Climbs to 352 in Inc. 500 List of America’s Fastest-Growing Private Companies

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Crown Matting Technologies: Classifying Slip-and-Fall Accidents in Facilities

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Weighty Issue: Project Planners Wrestle with Roof's Load

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ASHRAE: Part of Society's Legionella Standard Adopted in New York City Following Outbreak

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Bobcat and Doosan: Expansion Begins on West Fargo Headquarters

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Arkion Life Sciences: Protecting Commercial Facilities from Canada Geese

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Professional Retail Store Maintenance Association: New Retail Benchmarking Report Released

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ServiceChannel: Company Mobilizes Service Automation with New, ‘On-the-Go’ Capabilities

Facility Maintenance Decisions
No 'Easy' Button for Managers When Gathering, Analyzing DataPart 1 of a 2-part article on gathering and analyzing datapart 2: Turning Data Concepts Into Practice Often Challenging

  


5 minutes with
Sharing Successful Deferred Maintenance Strategies

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HC Info: 5 Steps New York City Building Owners Can Take to Reduce the Risk of Legionnaires’ Disease

Facility Maintenance Decisions
FMD Tech Center

  


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Tornado Industries: The Anatomy of an Automatic Scrubber

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FacilityDude: Beat the Heat with Company's Summer Facility Maintenance Best Practices

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Porous Pave: Company Adds 3 New Distributors for its Pour-in-Place Permeable Paving Material

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Software Advice: Company Offers New Tool for Maintenance Managers

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Betco: Why We Need Green Cleaning in Schools Now

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General Pipe Cleaners: Company Running Summer Promotion with Free Gifts

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Western Specialty Contractors: Company Uses Hand-Sanding to Minimize Noise/Dust During Repairs at Southern Methodist University

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Deferred Maintenance: Survey Says Managers Confident About Overcoming BacklogPart 1 of a 4-part article on results of deferred maintenance surveypart 2: Survey: Most Managers Classify Deferred Maintenance as Minor Concernpart 3: Deferred Maintenance: Roofing, HVAC, Building Envelopes Primary Areas of Concernpart 4: Deferred Maintenance: Addressing the Problem

  


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Segura Associates: 5 Evolving Trends in Building Operations

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Tornado Industries: Company Offers Schools a Brief Survival Guide for Floor Care Costs

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Dog Inspectors: 3 Ways Facility Managers Can Combat Bed Bugs

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Crown Matting Technologies: Liability and Prevention Issues You Should Know Related to Slip-and-Fall Accidents

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Dan Hounsell: Deferred Maintenance Needs Marketing Planpart 2: Dave Lubach: Staffing Strategies - Creating Future Technicians

  


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Preparation and Planning for Roof Management?

case study
Building Service Company Helps School District Save Thousands

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ISSA: Association Partners with Federal Program to Advance Worker Health

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Keys to Changing Maintenance Team's Culture

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Grasshopper: Company Earns Dealer's Choice Award from NAEDA

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National Service Alliance: Reducing Turnover of Cleaning Staff Is Just Smart Business

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Graybar: Company Opens New Service Center in California

Building Operating Management
Improving Greenness of Cleaning Programspart 2: Focus on Cleaning Processes, Certifications, Suppliers Pays Offpart 3: Audits, Employee Education Put More ‘Green’ in Cleaning Programs

  


Facility Maintenance Decisions
Dan Hounsell: Deferred Maintenance and the Strategies Within the Strugglepart 2: Dave Lubach: Strive to Seek the Bigger Picture on Big Data

  


Facility Maintenance Decisions
Three Secrets of Successful Team BuildingPart 1 of a 2 part Michael Cowley article on building a successful teampart 2: When Building a Team, Identify Strong and Weak Points

  


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U.S. Products: Amid Forecast Flooding, Some Safety Tips for Cleaning Professionals

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Financial Skills Pay Dividends for Maintenance and Engineering Managers

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Vidmar: Power Plant Sees 70% Space Savings with Vidmar

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Western Construction Group: Company Repairs/Waterproofs Aging Parking Garage in Chicago

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KWIPPED: Start-Up Unveils Comprehensive Online B2B Equipment Rental Marketplace

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Diversey Care: Company Launches Internet of Clean

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ISSA: Cleaning Industry Association Releases Second-Generation Clean Standard

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Weighty Decision Complicate Reroofing Project

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Oxford Mat Is Attractive and Hardworking

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3M Expands Spill Management Portfolio with Medium Absorption Capacity Sorbent Products

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Homax Pro Grade Wall Texture Products Provide Quick, Invisible Wall Repairs for an Array of Surfaces

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Revamping Training to Keep Pace With Facilities

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University Tackles Challenging Re-Roof

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Healthy Facilities Institute Identifies Top 3 Healthy-Facility Scams

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What Cleaning Contractors Should Know about Ozone Generators

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Kaivac Announces Release of New AutoVac System

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Arc Flash Standards Update: Addressing the Latest Requirements of NEC, NFPA 70E, and OSHA

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The Janitorial Services Industry at a Glance: Stats You Can Use

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New CertaSpray X Open Cell Spray Foam Insulation Couples One-Step Fire Protection with Complete Indoor Comfort

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ZipWall Introduces ZipFast, the Only Reusable Dust Barrier Panel System

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Dining with Bacteria

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City of Grand Rapids to Complete Replacement of Tree Grates in the Downtown Area with Porous Pave Permeable Paving Material

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Rubbermaid Commercial Products Outperforms Competition in New Study from ManageMen

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Easy-to-Use Laser Provides 360-Degree Coverage Out of the Box

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Club Car Offers New Environmentally Friendly Solar Drive Charging Panels for A Number of its Vehicles

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Elevance Announces Expanded Market Applications, New Certifications for Elevance Clean 1200

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Corner Guards Help Protect Walls and Doors

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DIY Tree Care Accidents in 2014 Underscore Hazards

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Douglas Battery is 'Taking Charge' at ProMat 2015 with Expanded Presence and New Line of Chargers

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Water Watch: County's Projects Deliver Savings

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Nilfisk-Advance Changes Corporate Name, Brand to Nilfisk

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Werner Announces Availability of New Podium Fiberglass Ladder for Everyday Use

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Intella Liftparts to Display New Products at Promat 2015

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5 Steps to Achieving Maintenance Utopia

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Club Car Awarded U.S. Communities' National Utility, Transportation, and Golf Vehicle Contract

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Hilti Breaker TE 1000-AVR with Wave Chisel TE-SP Breaks New Ground in Demolition Performance

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Green Energy Concepts Revolutionizes High-Frequency Battery Charge Technology

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Revamped Training Program Seeks to Keep Pace With Changing Facilitiespart 2: Restructuring of Operations Produces Positive Resultspart 3: Training Programs Must Roll With Department Changes

  


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Lista Unveils Enhanced Tech Drawer Handle Cover

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Property Restoration Company Earns High Ranking

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A Maryland County Keeps the Engines Running With Help of Kardex Remstar Storage/Retrieval System

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Lista to Unveil Updated Arlink 8000 at ProMat 2015

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Dan Hounsell: Names Change, but the Mission Remains the Samepart 2: Dave Lubach: Rethinking the Commitment to Regulatory Compliance Issues

  


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Magnum Expands Product Portfolio

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Rubbermaid Commercial Products Expands Innovative BRUTE Container Product Offering

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Plumbing Upgrade: Locking Down Savings

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HydroPoint Announces Next Generation Smart Irrigation with WeatherTRAK Release

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Lonza Offers Lonzagard Disinfectants for Flu Virus Infection Prevention and Control

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Impact of KPIs on Measuring Productivity

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Flu and Winter Germ-Prevention Tips for Cleaning Professionals

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Apollo Safety Launches Environmental Health & Safety Division

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January is Nation Radon Action Month

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Jan. 21st Webcast to Feature Greg Bova of Johns Hopkins Discussing Aerators and Legionella

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Bilco Introduces Safety Yellow Color for LadderUP Safety Post

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Brady Introduces Three New Lockout Products

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Eye on Efficiency: Economy Forces Department to Revisit Plans

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Milwaukee Introduces Compact Vacuum with Power to Clean Anywhere

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Larson Electronics Releases 600-Watt High-Intensity LED Skid Mount Five-Stage Light Mast

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Portable Dewatering and Sludge Pumps Add to Confined-Space Offering from Allegro Industries

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New 4-Foot Explosion-Proof Portable LED Flood Light System with 360-Degree Visibility Produced by Larson Electronics

maintenance alerts
Federal Funds: U.S. Buildings Get Bottom-Line Boost

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Genetec Announces Integration of VenTek Pay-by-License Parking Stations with AutoVu LPR System

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General Tools & Instruments Introduces Multi-Purpose Circuit Breaker Finder

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Aconex Launches Dynamic Manuals for Mobile Handover

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FLIR Systems Announces New T-Series Cameras with UltraMax Resolution

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Perfect Mat for Heavily Trafficked Areas

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Improving Productivity: Measure What Matterspart 2: Impact of KPIs on Measuring Productivitypart 3: Steps to Executing Increased Productivity Plan

  


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New Tornado Scrubber Cleans 4,300 Square Feet Per Hour

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Do You Have an Arc Flash Program in Place?

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Evolve Green Seal-Approved Jan-San Products Changing How $52 Billion Commercial Cleaning Industry Cleans

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Recycling Cart Line Features Ergonomic, Hinged Panel

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New Online Directory findadistributor.com Connects Industrial Equipment Users and Providers

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Dual-Surface Cleaning Power from One Machine

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FSR Now Shipping HDBaseT 70 Meter Ultra Slim Transmitter/Receiver Set

Building Operating Management
The Intersection of Day Cleaning and Green Cleaningpart 2: Benefits and Potential Problems with Day Cleaningpart 3: Should Day Cleaners Use Green Methods?part 4: Experts Differ on Future of Day Cleaning; Study Touts Its Lower Energy Use

  


Facility Maintenance Decisions
Lessons in Labor: Data Helps Alaska School District Manager Make Tough Cutspart 2: Changing Staff Expectations After Custodial Cuts in School District

  


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30-Foot Telescoping Light Mast Equipped with Four 400-Watt High Intensity LED Light Fixtures Released by Larson Electronics

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2014 ISSA Innovation Award Program Winners Announced

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Evolve Cleaning Product Receives Green Seal Certification

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Micro-Sized Scrubber for Mega-Sized Floorcare

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GOJO Introduces Purell ES Everywhere System

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Brady Releases New Brady Workstation Label Creation Platform

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Best-Ever Images from Fluke, with the Fluke TiX Expert Series Infrared Cameras

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Applied Industrial Technologies Opens New Distribution Center for its Maintenance Supplies and Solutions Business

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RedVector Partners with International Code Council to Offer New Online Code Training Courses

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Werner Introduces New Ladder to Podium Line, Specifically Designed for the Professional Channel

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Tornado Selects Trojan Deep-Cycle Batteries to Power Its Floor Scrubber Equipment

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Managers Must Protect Training Funds

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Bosch Offers 2 New Products in 12V MAX Line

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Makita Expands AVT Line-up with New 2-Inch Rotary Hammer

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Safe Janitorial Training for Facility Management Companies Coming from Atlas Safety & Health

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Streamlight Introduces Low-Profile Survivor Light

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Larson Electronics Releases A 20-Foot Pneumatic Telescoping Light Mast