ISSA News feed for the Cleaning Industry
Office Depot Acquires Garvey's Office Products
Tue, 14 Aug 2018 14:20:00 CST
Office Depot, Inc. has acquired Garvey’s Office Products. Per the terms of the deal, Garvey’s Office Products will continue operations under its current name and the company will... Read more
IICRC Announces Agenda for Technical Conference
Tue, 14 Aug 2018 13:50:00 CST
IICRC Announces Agenda for Technical ConferenceThe Institute of Inspection, Cleaning, and Restoration Certification (IICRC) has released the agenda for its annual technical conference. The conference, now in its third year, will take place... Read more
SC Johnson Among Best Workplaces in Brazil
Tue, 14 Aug 2018 13:20:00 CST
SC Johnson, parent company of SC Johnson Professional, was named one of the best multinational workplaces in Brazil by the Great Place to Work® Institute. SC Johnson ranked fifth in the... Read more
Swish Maintenance Purchases Kemsol Products
Mon, 13 Aug 2018 14:45:00 CST
Swish Maintenance Ltd. has acquired Kemsol Products Ltd. Swish Maintenance’s purchase of Kemsol expands the company’s presence in the Canadian province of Saskatchewan. The terms... Read more
Newell Brands Details Quarterly Dividend
Mon, 13 Aug 2018 14:15:00 CST
Newell Brands, Inc., parent company of Rubbermaid Commercial Products, has declared a quarterly dividend of US$0.23 per share on the company’s common stock. The dividend―$0.92... Read more
3M Adds to Board
Mon, 13 Aug 2018 13:45:00 CST
3M Adds to Board3M has added Dr. Dambisa F. Moyo to its board of directors. Moyo is founder and CEO of Mildstorm, LLC. She holds a doctorate in economics from the University of Oxford and has previously worked... Read more
Bissell Acquires Sanitaire
Mon, 13 Aug 2018 13:12:00 CST
Bissell, Inc. has acquired commercial vacuum brand Sanitaire from Electrolux AB. The purchase expands Bissell’s client portfolio and product offerings in the commercial cleaning market.... Read more
Sodexo Awards Scholarships to Culinary Institute of America
Fri, 10 Aug 2018 13:50:00 CST
Sodexo Awards Scholarships to Culinary Institute of AmericaSodexo has teamed with the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) to provide high school students with scholarships to the Culinary Institute of America (CIA). The... Read more
Cintas and APPA to Provide FM Scholarships Opportunities
Fri, 10 Aug 2018 13:20:00 CST
Cintas and APPA to Provide FM Scholarships OpportunitiesThe deadline is approaching to apply for US$5,000 scholarships offered by Cintas Corp. and APPA for female facility professionals. The scholarships are applied toward attendance costs for the... Read more
US Embassy in England Auctioning Toilet Paper Rolls
Fri, 10 Aug 2018 12:47:00 CST
The U.S. Embassy in London, England is auctioning off a variety of surplus property following its relocation earlier this year. Up for auction are used vacuum cleaners in need of repairs and a set... Read more
Weekly Product Showcase August 10, 2018
Fri, 10 Aug 2018 09:00:00 CST
Weekly Product Showcase August 10, 2018Stay up to date on the industry's newest products and services from these ISSA members. Quick Cleaning Avmor Ltd.’s WF155 restorer is a citrus-based hardwood floor cleaner designed to be... Read more
Aramark Increases 3rd-Quarter Sales 11%
Thu, 09 Aug 2018 16:00:00 CST
Aramark Increases 3rd-Quarter Sales 11%Aramark has reported fiscal third-quarter sales of US$3.97 billion, an increase of 11 percent year-over-year. For the quarter, Aramark reported an adjusted net income of US$120 million, or $0.48... Read more
Spartan Appoints New Divisional Sales Manager
Thu, 09 Aug 2018 15:30:00 CST
Spartan Appoints New Divisional Sales ManagerSpartan Chemical Co. announced the promotion of Josh Belcher to divisional sales manager of the company’s southeastern United States region. Belcher has been with Spartan since 2012,... Read more
ARCSI to Host Networking Event in New York
Thu, 09 Aug 2018 14:55:00 CST
ARCSI to Host Networking Event in New YorkAre you looking for tips on promoting your cleaning business? Join ARCSI, a Division of ISSA, at the Hilton Long Island/Huntington in Melville, NY, for a networking event on Tuesday, August 28 from... Read more
RDA Advantage Adds Axis Redistribution
Thu, 09 Aug 2018 10:30:00 CST
RDA Advantage has added Axis Redistribution to its roster of independent wholesalers. The addition of Axis Redistribution, a Tampa, FL-based supplier of floor machines and janitorial... Read more
Janitors in London Push for Higher Wages
Thu, 09 Aug 2018 10:00:00 CST
Building cleaners in London are wrapping up a three-day strike as they seek higher wages, The Guardian reports. Most of the striking workers are migrants who are represented by... Read more
Eastman Chemical Publishes 2018 Sustainability Report
Wed, 08 Aug 2018 11:30:00 CST
Eastman Chemical Publishes 2018 Sustainability ReportEastman Chemical Co. has released its 2018 sustainability report. The interactive online report includes information on the company’s sustainability strategy and achievements over the... Read more
ABM Achieves National Parking Association Accreditation
Wed, 08 Aug 2018 11:00:00 CST
ABM Achieves National Parking Association AccreditationThe National Parking Association (NPA) has awarded ABM NPA accreditation. NPA accreditation is the highest honor the association can bestow upon an organization. ABM was recognized for... Read more
Ecolab CEO Honored by Columbia Business School
Wed, 08 Aug 2018 10:30:00 CST
Ecolab CEO Honored by Columbia Business SchoolDouglas Baker Jr., CEO and chairman of Ecolab, Inc., has been named the recipient of the 2018 Deming Cup for Operational Excellence from the W. Edwards Deming Center at Columbia Business... Read more
ISSA Show 2018 Features Variety of Targeted Educational Tracks
Wed, 08 Aug 2018 10:00:00 CST
ISSA Show 2018 Features Variety of Targeted Educational TracksISSA, the worldwide cleaning industry association, is pleased to announce this year’s targeted education packages designed to help attendees soak up all the skills, industry developments,... Read more