ISSA News feed for the Cleaning Industry
Four ISSA Members Ranked Among Fastest-Growing Franchises
Fri, 22 Mar 2019 16:00:00 CST
Four ISSA-member companies have been named to Entrepreneur magazine’s 2019 Fastest-Growing Franchises. The magazine’s annual list ranks 150 franchises in the United States... Read more
Survey Finds Companies Struggle With Water Conservation Goals
Fri, 22 Mar 2019 15:30:00 CST
Survey Finds Companies Struggle With Water Conservation GoalsWhile many companies have an increased awareness about water conservation, many are having difficulty reaching their sustainability goals, according to a recent survey by Ecolab, Inc. and... Read more
Cintas Reports 3rd-Quarter Revenue Growth
Fri, 22 Mar 2019 15:00:00 CST
Cintas Reports 3rd-Quarter Revenue GrowthCintas Corp. has reported a fiscal third-quarter revenue of US$1.68 billion, a 5.9 percent year-over-year increase. Cintas posted a quarterly operating income of $278.3 million, up 39.1 percent... Read more
DDI System to Host eCommerce Webinar
Fri, 22 Mar 2019 14:36:00 CST
DDI System will present a complimentary webinar March 26 at 10:00 a.m. CST on the topic of eCommerce. This free webinar is designed to educate distributors on the impact of consumer behavior on... Read more
Weekly Product Showcase March 22, 2019
Fri, 22 Mar 2019 09:00:00 CST
Weekly Product Showcase March 22, 2019Stay up to date on the industry's newest products and services from these ISSA members. Solution for Soils Contempo® Truck Mount Extraction Solution from Spartan Chemical Co. uses a... Read more
Avmor Launches New Podcast Series
Thu, 21 Mar 2019 14:45:00 CST
Avmor Launches New Podcast SeriesAvmor Ltd. recently launched its new MasterClass Podcast Series.  Avmor’s complementary ongoing podcast program will focus on training, education, and best practices for cleaning... Read more
SMS Assist Adds Chief Strategy and Revenue Officer
Thu, 21 Mar 2019 14:15:00 CST
SMS Assist LLC has appointed Graham Blackwell chief strategy and revenue officer. Blackwell has extensive executive operating experience. He joins SMS Assist from Bain Capital, where he served as... Read more
ABM to Help Texas School District Reduce Energy Costs
Thu, 21 Mar 2019 13:45:00 CST
ABM to Help Texas School District Reduce Energy CostsABM Facility Services has secured an energy contract with El Paso Independent School District in El Paso, TX. The contract calls for ABM to upgrade the district’s 14 schools with... Read more
Sustainable Cleaning Products Summit Details 2019 Edition
Thu, 21 Mar 2019 13:12:00 CST
The Sustainable Cleaning Products Summit announced its 2019 edition will take place July 11-12, at the Park Central Hotel in New York, NY. The two-day event is geared toward cleaning product... Read more
Survey Finds Residential Spring Cleaning Still Popular Trend
Wed, 20 Mar 2019 16:40:00 CST
Seventy-seven percent of Americans will participate in some form of spring cleaning this year, according to a recent study by the American Cleaning Institute (ACI). In compiling its report, ACI... Read more
EPA Proposes Healthy Schools Grant Program
Wed, 20 Mar 2019 16:20:00 CST
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has proposed a new US$50-million grant program—the Healthy Schools Grant Program. The proposed program would provide U.S. educational... Read more
IICRC to Host Leadership Workshop
Wed, 20 Mar 2019 16:10:00 CST
IICRC to Host Leadership WorkshopThe Institute of Inspection, Cleaning and Restoration Certification (IICRC) recently announced its first-ever leadership workshop. The complimentary all-day event will take place March 29 at the... Read more
Tacony Adds to Leadership Team
Wed, 20 Mar 2019 15:50:00 CST
Tacony Corp. has appointed Tim Schaumburg vice president of sales for commercial floor care. Schaumburg joins Tacony from ADP where he served as a business consultant. Prior to ADP, Schaumburg... Read more
Hillyard Scores Partnership With NCAA
Wed, 20 Mar 2019 15:29:00 CST
Hillyard Scores Partnership With NCAAHillyard, Inc. has been named the official provider of floor coatings and maintenance products for NCAA Basketball. Hillyard’s SureFoot Game Day mop has been used by the NCAA to remove sweat... Read more
Countdown to Clean Buildings Expo 2019 Debut
Tue, 19 Mar 2019 17:00:00 CST
Countdown to Clean Buildings Expo 2019 DebutISSA has joined forces with Trade Press Media Group to bring you Clean Buildings Expo (CBE), a new trade show for the commercial cleaning and facility management industries. Today marks one... Read more
SBM Management Services Achieves CIMS-GB Certification
Tue, 19 Mar 2019 16:30:00 CST
SBM Management Services Achieves CIMS-GB CertificationSBM Management Services, LP, has successfully completed certification to the ISSA Cleaning Industry Management Standard (CIMS) and CIMS-Green Building (CIMS-GB) criteria. To... Read more
ABM Extends Deal With AEG
Tue, 19 Mar 2019 16:00:00 CST
ABM Extends Deal With AEGABM has extended its facility services contract with international sports and entertainment company AEG. The contract extension calls for ABM to provide janitorial services at five AEG venues: The... Read more
Spartan Appoints New Divisional Sales Manager
Tue, 19 Mar 2019 15:30:00 CST
Spartan Appoints New Divisional Sales ManagerSpartan Chemical Co. announced the promotion of David Muhr to divisional sales manager of the company’s northeastern United States region. Muhr has been with Spartan since 2006, when he... Read more
Cintas Announces Finalists for Custodian of the Year Contest
Tue, 19 Mar 2019 14:55:00 CST
Cintas Announces Finalists for Custodian of the Year ContestCintas Corp. has announced the 10 finalists for its 2019 Custodian of the Year contest. The contest, now in its sixth year, called for elementary school, middle school, high school, and college... Read more
Mitie Adds Two Managing Directors
Mon, 18 Mar 2019 16:20:00 CST
Mitie Adds Two Managing DirectorsMitie Group Plc recently appointed two new managing directors. Kerry Sheehan has been named managing director of Mitie’s mobile engineering division. Sheehan joins Mitie from SPIE Facilities... Read more