ISSA News feed for the Cleaning Industry
Waxie Facility Named Outstanding Building of the Year
Fri, 19 Apr 2019 13:30:00 CST
Waxie Facility Named Outstanding Building of the YearWaxie Sanitary Supply’s inventory center in Salt Lake City, UT, has been named the recipient of The Outstanding Building of the Year (TOBY) Award in the industrial office building category of... Read more
Geerpres to Provide Activity Carts to Children's Hospitals
Fri, 19 Apr 2019 13:00:00 CST
Geerpres to Provide Activity Carts to Children's HospitalsGeerpres, Inc. has partnered with Benjamin Olson and The Backyard Experience to provide creativity carts to children’s hospitals. According to a press release from Geerpress, the agreement... Read more
PCC Purchases Ohio Distributor
Fri, 19 Apr 2019 12:36:00 CST
Products Chemical Company LLC (PCC) has acquired the assets of STRIB Industries. PCC’s purchase of the Cleveland, OH-based cleaning chemical blending and distribution firm expands the... Read more
Weekly Product Showcase April 19, 2019
Fri, 19 Apr 2019 09:00:00 CST
Weekly Product Showcase April 19, 2019Stay up to date on the industry's newest products and services from these ISSA members. Cardboard Combination Cascades PRO™ recently debuted its Latte™ Collection of paper towels,... Read more
Sodexo Supports Notre-Dame Reconstruction Efforts
Thu, 18 Apr 2019 16:30:00 CST
Sodexo Supports Notre-Dame Reconstruction EffortsSodexo recently announced its commitment to reconstruction efforts of Notre-Dame de Paris. The 850-year-old Catholic cathedral in Paris, France, suffered extensive damage in a fire earlier this... Read more
Enviro-Clean Locks up Contact With Michigan Police Department
Thu, 18 Apr 2019 16:00:00 CST
Enviro-Clean Services, Inc. has secured a US$34,000 contract with the Sturgis Police Department in Sturgis, MI. The two-year deal calls for Enviro-Clean to provide custodial services to the... Read more
Waxie VP Named NETWORK Chairman
Thu, 18 Apr 2019 15:30:00 CST
David Wax, executive vice president of Waxie Sanitary Supply, has been elected chairman of NETWORK® Services Co.’s board of directors. Wax joined Waxie in 1977 and has held a variety of... Read more
MCS Secures Deal With Massachusetts School District
Thu, 18 Apr 2019 14:58:00 CST
Moura’s Cleaning Service (MCS) has secured a US$2.6 million contract with Gardner Public Schools in Gardner, MA. The three-year deal calls for MCS to provide cleaning and janitorial services... Read more
4M Appoints Account Manager
Wed, 17 Apr 2019 16:20:00 CST
4M Appoints Account Manager4M Building Solutions has appointed Kai Hollman account manager. Hollman has more than 13 years of experience in the facility management industry. “We are excited for Kai to contribute... Read more
ABM to Fuel up Spirit Airlines
Wed, 17 Apr 2019 15:50:00 CST
ABM to Fuel up Spirit AirlinesABM has been awarded a contract with Spirit Airlines, Inc. The deal calls for ABM to provide the low-cost air carrier with into-plane fueling services at George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH)... Read more
Spartan Adds to Board of Directors
Wed, 17 Apr 2019 15:22:00 CST
Spartan Adds to Board of DirectorsSpartan Chemical Co. has appointed William Schalitz to its board of directors. Schalitz has been with Spartan since 1993, when he joined the company as a microbiologist responsible for... Read more
CMI and Bermuda Team Up to Host Unique Training Event
Wed, 17 Apr 2019 10:55:00 CST
CMI and Bermuda Team Up to Host Unique Training EventISSA’s Cleaning Management Institute (CMI) frequently crosses international borders to offer various training opportunities to those seeking certification. But—once in a... Read more
Capitol Custodians Report Widespread Harassment
Tue, 16 Apr 2019 14:26:00 CST
ISSA has been vocal about protecting workers from sexual harassment at the hands of their supervisors and clients. According to the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), five... Read more
Spartan Manager Named American Osment's Top Rep
Tue, 16 Apr 2019 12:59:00 CST
Spartan Manager Named American Osment's Top RepMark Garlington of Spartan Chemical Co. has been named American Osment’s 2018 Vendor Representative of the Year. Garlington, an ISSA Certification Expert (I.C.E.),  currently serves... Read more
CDC Traces Source of E. Coli Outbreak
Tue, 16 Apr 2019 12:00:00 CST
A six-state E. coli outbreak that sickened more than 100 people was caused by ground beef, according to findings from to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). People affected... Read more
P&G Study finds Cleaning Reduces Stress
Mon, 15 Apr 2019 15:45:00 CST
A new Cleaning Rush Study conducted in partnership between Procter & Gamble’s Mr. Clean brand and Ipsos Public Affairs found that cleaning will improve your mood and give you a rush of... Read more
CIRI Details Annual Science Symposium
Mon, 15 Apr 2019 15:15:00 CST
The Cleaning Industry Research Institute (CIRI) will host its 2019 Science Symposium July 15-17, at Miami University in Oxford, OH. The theme of this year’s edition is “Connecting... Read more
Imperial Dade Purchases Edmar Cleaning
Mon, 15 Apr 2019 14:44:00 CST
Imperial Dade Purchases Edmar CleaningImperial Dade has acquired Edmar Cleaning Corp. The purchase of the Woodside, NY-based paper and janitorial products distributor expands Imperial Dade’s product offerings and client portfolio... Read more
ISSA Attends Government Roundtable on Overtime Rules
Mon, 15 Apr 2019 12:31:00 CST
ISSA Attends Government Roundtable on Overtime RulesISSA continues to monitor proposed changes to the overtime rules.  The U.S. Small Business Administration’s Office of Advocacy is hosting a series of roundtable discussions on to gather... Read more
Registration Now Open for ISSA Show Canada 2019
Mon, 15 Apr 2019 09:00:00 CST
ISSA is pleased to announce the new ISSA Show Canada 2019 website is live and registration for this unique trade show and conference is now open. ISSA Show Canada 2019 takes place June 11-13,... Read more