ISSA News feed for the Cleaning Industry
4M Adds Three to Team
Tue, 23 Oct 2018 15:45:00 CST
4M Adds Three to Team4M Building Solutions announced the addition of multiple individuals to the company’s staff.  Joana Delgado-Rico and Eleazar Jepsen have joined 4M as account managers. In addition,... Read more
Essity President Announces Retirement
Tue, 23 Oct 2018 15:15:00 CST
Margareta Lehmann, president of health and medical solutions for Essity, has announced her retirement effective December 31, 2018. Lehmann joined Essity in 1994 and has served as president of... Read more
Avidbots to Help Clean Airport in Japan
Tue, 23 Oct 2018 14:45:00 CST
Avidbots Corp. announced that Kansai Airports has purchased its autonomous floor cleaning robot, the Avidbots Neo. Kansai Airports will use the robot to clean and upkeep Kansai International... Read more
Registration Open for 2019 ACI Convention
Tue, 23 Oct 2018 14:15:00 CST
Registration is now open for the 2019 American Cleaning Institute (ACI) Industry Convention. This year’s convention takes place January 28-February 2 at Grande Lakes Resort in Orlando, FL.... Read more
Sporadic Start to Flu Season
Tue, 23 Oct 2018 13:43:00 CST
Seasonal influenza activity is low across the United States, with sporadic flu activity reported in 40 states, Washington, D.C., and the U.S. Virgin Islands, according to the weekly... Read more
Cleaning Reveals Beauty at Fourth Forum Pulire
Mon, 22 Oct 2018 15:55:00 CST
The fourth Forum Pulire was held in Milan, Italy, October 10–11, 2018. ISSA was one of three event promoters, together with Afidamp FAB, the Italian trade association for cleaning industry... Read more
Diversey Wins Award for Floor Care Program
Mon, 22 Oct 2018 15:20:00 CST
Diversey Wins Award for Floor Care ProgramDiversey has been named a recipient of a 2018 New Product Award from School Planning and Management and College Planning and Management. The fourth-annual New Product Award program honors... Read more
Kimberly-Clark Names Michael Hsu CEO
Mon, 22 Oct 2018 14:40:00 CST
Kimberly-Clark Corp., parent company of Kimberly-Clark Professional, has appointed Michael D. Hsu CEO effective January 1, 2019. Hsu has served as Kimberly-Clark's president and chief... Read more
P&G Increases 1st-Quarter Profit
Mon, 22 Oct 2018 14:20:00 CST
Procter & Gamble (P&G), parent company of Procter & Gamble Professional, has reported a fiscal-first-quarter profit of US$3.2 billion, an increase of 12 percent from a year earlier. The... Read more
Cintas Reveals America's Best Restroom
Mon, 22 Oct 2018 13:35:00 CST
Cintas Reveals America's Best RestroomCintas Corp. has named the J.N. “Ding” Darling National Wildlife Refuge’s public restroom in Sanibel, FL, the winner of its 17th annual America's Best Restroom Award. The... Read more
Salmonella Outbreak Sickens Dozens Nationwide
Fri, 19 Oct 2018 14:15:00 CST
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is investigating a salmonella outbreak that has infected at least 92 people in 29 states, leading to 21 hospitalizations. The strain of... Read more
Sodexo Details Plastic Reduction Policy
Fri, 19 Oct 2018 13:45:00 CST
Sodexo Details Plastic Reduction PolicySodexo has announced plans to reduce the use of single-use plastics in its North American operations. Sodexo’s plan is to eliminate the use of single-use plastic coffee stirrers and bags by... Read more
ISS Banks Deal With British Financial Firm
Fri, 19 Oct 2018 13:14:00 CST
ISS Banks Deal With British Financial FirmISS has secured a facilities management contract with United Kingdom-based financial services provider TSB Bank plc. The five-year deal calls for ISS to provide cleaning and maintenance services... Read more
Weekly Product Showcase October 19, 2018
Fri, 19 Oct 2018 09:00:00 CST
Weekly Product Showcase October 19, 2018Stay up to date on the industry's newest products and services from these ISSA members. A Fresh FootprintThe Oxygen-Pro Programmable Air Freshness System from Fragrance Delivery Technologies Ltd.... Read more
ISSA Show 2018 Mobile App Now Available
Thu, 18 Oct 2018 13:40:00 CST
ISSA Show 2018 Mobile App Now AvailableThe ISSA Show North America 2018 Mobile App Sponsored by R3 Reliable Redistribution Resource is now available for download at The free app provides convenient access to... Read more
ABM Signs Deal With Alabama School District
Thu, 18 Oct 2018 13:10:00 CST
ABM Signs Deal With Alabama School DistrictABM Facility Services has secured an energy performance contract with the Guntersville City School District in Guntersville, AL. The contract calls for ABM to upgrade five school district... Read more
Sodexo Honored by NACAS
Thu, 18 Oct 2018 12:40:00 CST
Sodexo Honored by NACASSodexo has been named the National Association of College Auxiliary Services’ (NACAS) 2018 Business Partner of the Year.  NACAS’s annual award honors its partners for outstanding... Read more
4M Stirs up Deal With Jack Daniel's
Thu, 18 Oct 2018 12:08:00 CST
4M Stirs up Deal With Jack Daniel's4M Building Solutions, a CIMS-GB-certified organization, has been awarded a contract with liquor producer Jack Daniel’s. The deal calls for 4M to provide janitorial services to the... Read more
Digital ISSA Today 2018 Official Exhibit Directory Now Available
Wed, 17 Oct 2018 15:20:00 CST
Digital ISSA Today 2018 Official Exhibit Directory Now AvailableThe official ISSA Show North America 2018 issue of ISSA Today is now available in digital formats for your desktop and mobile devices. This edition includes everything you need... Read more
3M Announces Winner of 2018 Young Scientist Challenge
Wed, 17 Oct 2018 14:40:00 CST
3M Announces Winner of 2018 Young Scientist Challenge3M has named Rishab Jain from Portland, OR, the winner of its 2018 Discovery Education 3M Young Scientist Challenge. The 11th-annual contest, a partnership between 3M and Discovery Education,... Read more