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A MATCH MADE IN JAN/SAN – May 2017
Freetime: Children Of Jan/san Industry Leaders Stahurski And Senour Tie The Knot
Marty Senour and Sarah Stahurski met in September 2011 at an industry open house

CLEANING FOR COMFORT – May 2017
Controlling Allergens That Lurk Within Facilities


FROM THE EDITOR – March 2017
Navigate The Global Cleaning Industry With SM’s Buyer’s Guide
Distributors need to be able to connect with suppliers both old and new

FROM THE EDITOR’S DESK – February 2017
Attracting Millennials To The Cleaning Industry
It’s no secret that the cleaning industry is aging, so building service contractors have no choice but to tap into Millennials



FROM THE EDITOR – August 2016
Cleaning Industry Embraces Internet Of Things




WHERE ARE YOUR SALES HEADED? – April 2016
Cleaning Industry Continues Its March Toward Online Purchasing



STRAPPING ON SAVINGS – February 2016
Tackling Vertical Surfaces With Backpack Vacuums


STRAPPING ON SAVINGS – February 2016
Benefits Of Vacuum Filters


STRAPPING ON SAVINGS – February 2016
Maintaining Mobility With Backpack Vacuums


STRAPPING ON SAVINGS – February 2016
Properly Fitting A Backpack Vacuum


THE STRATEGIC SELL: TRAINING IS A NECESSITY – October 2015
Providing The Janitorial Industry With Professional Development Opportunities



– September 2015
Choosing The Cleaning Industry


ENGINEERED WATER RE-ENGINEERED – September 2015
Cleaning Industry Embraces Activated Water





ISSA/INTERCLEAN RETURNS TO SIN CITY – August 2015
Cleaning Industry Members Hit The Strip For ISSA/INTERCLEAN 2015


DISTRIBUTOR CHOICE AWARDS TOP 40 – June 2015
Jan/San Distributors Vote On The Cleaning Industry's Best Products


2015 REPORT ON THE BUILDING SERVICE CONTRACTOR MARKET – April 2015
Survey: Cleaning Industry Purchasing And Growth Benchmarks - Member Content


THE CASE FOR COMPOSTING – May 2015
How The Cleaning Industry Can Help Customers Compost



INDUSTRIAL SOAPS SHOULD BE HARDWORKING, BUT GENTLE ON HANDS – February 2015
The Right Industrial Soap Can Keep Employees Happy





IS CLEANING A 'MISERABLE' JOB? – June 2014
Recommended Reading: The Three Signs Of A Miserable Job


HOW WELL DO YOU KNOW YOUR CUSTOMERS? – June 2014
Customer Segmentation Offers A Snapshot of Your Business


HOW WELL DO YOU KNOW YOUR CUSTOMERS? – June 2014
Avoiding ‘Service-drain’: Measuring Customer Profitability


HOW WELL DO YOU KNOW YOUR CUSTOMERS? – June 2014
Discover The Power of Market Data Analysis


HOW WELL DO YOU KNOW YOUR CUSTOMERS? – June 2014
Targeting Key Sales Accounts


MAKING THE SWITCH TO GHS – May 2014
OSHA Compliance Stalled By Chemical Manufacturers



MAKING THE SWITCH TO GHS – May 2014
Distributors Begin The Private Label Redesign Process




BOOST HAND WASHING COMPLIANCE – May 2014
Hand Hygiene Monitoring and Surveillance Systems


BOOST HAND WASHING COMPLIANCE – May 2014
Engage Staff To Increase Handwashing Compliance Rates



BSCS CAN HELP PREVENT OCCUPATIONAL DERMATITIS – April 2014
CDC: 35 Percent of Occupational Diseases Are Skin-related


BSCS CAN HELP PREVENT OCCUPATIONAL DERMATITIS – April 2014
Avoid Dry, Cracked Hands With Moisturizing Hand Sanitizer


BSCS CAN HELP PREVENT OCCUPATIONAL DERMATITIS – April 2014
Matching Hand Soap To The Industry Setting


COVER STORY: ROOKIE SUCCESS – April 2014
Meet Coastal Chemical & Paper's Young Owner


COVER STORY: ROOKIE SUCCESS – April 2014
From Field Dreams To Jan/San Supply


COVER STORY: ROOKIE SUCCESS – April 2014
Coastal Chemical Outgrows Garage


COVER STORY: ROOKIE SUCCESS – April 2014
Turning Employees Into Family


COVER STORY: ROOKIE SUCCESS – April 2014
Capturing The Break Room Business


COVER STORY: ROOKIE SUCCESS – April 2014
Making Coastal Chemical A Homerun


IN THE FIELD: WINTERTIME PRESENTS FLOOR CLEANING CHALLENGES – November 2013
The Key To Protecting Floors Is Proper Matting


IN THE FIELD: WINTERTIME PRESENTS FLOOR CLEANING CHALLENGES – November 2013
Maintain Floors By Increasing Cleaning Frequency


IN THE FIELD: WINTERTIME PRESENTS FLOOR CLEANING CHALLENGES – November 2013
Scrubbing And Stripping: Sprucing Up Floors For Spring


BSC PROFILE: LEADING BY EXAMPLE – November 2013
Paul Greenland Leads Aetna Building Maintenance Into A New Era


BSC PROFILE: LEADING BY EXAMPLE – November 2013
From Washing Floors To Aetna Company President


BSC PROFILE: LEADING BY EXAMPLE – November 2013
'Think Green, Think Aetna'


BSC PROFILE: LEADING BY EXAMPLE – November 2013
Aetna Reinvents Itself As A Facility Maintenance Organization


MANUFACTURER ROUNDTABLE: VACUUMS – November 2013
Must-have Vacuum Attachments


MANUFACTURER ROUNDTABLE: VACUUMS – November 2013
Increase Cleaning Efficiency With Backpack Vacuums


MANUFACTURER ROUNDTABLE: VACUUMS – November 2013
Foot Traffic, Floor Surface Dictate Vacuum Cleaning Frequencies


MANUFACTURER ROUNDTABLE: VACUUMS – November 2013
Are Extra Vacuum Features Worth The Cost?


MANUFACTURER ROUNDTABLE: VACUUMS – November 2013
Reap The Benefits of Ergonomic Vacuums


UPCLOSE: DECODING DUST MOPS – October 2013
Looped-end Vs. Cut-trim Mop Heads


UPCLOSE: DECODING DUST MOPS – October 2013
Industry Moves Toward Microfiber Dust Mops


UPCLOSE: DECODING DUST MOPS – October 2013
Synthetic Dust Mops Last Longer and Are More Durable


UPCLOSE: DECODING DUST MOPS – October 2013
Velcro Mop Backings Expected To Stick Around



UPCLOSE: HEAVY METAL – October 2013
Sell Safety With Disposable Industrial Towels




UPCLOSE: MATTING FOR THE ENTIRE FACILITY – August 2013
Reduce Injuries and Labor Costs With Building Floor Mats


ONE MAN VS. THE UNION – August 2013
Bego Begins His Career In The Building Service Industry


MANUFACTURER ROUNDTABLE: FLOOR EQUIPMENT CONCERNS – August 2013
How To Spot Green Floor Maintenance Equipment



BSC PROFILE: CLEANING TAKES CENTER STAGE – June 2013
Major Commercial Cleaning Services Nashville’s Premier Facilities
Robert Stewart's professional journey has taken him from Music Row to owning one of Tennessee's most successful cleaning firms

STRIP AND RECOAT FLOORS LESS OFTEN – April 2013
BSC's Ramp Up Floor Maintenance Programs









PREVENT SLIPS AND FALLS AS A VALUE-ADDED SERVICE – April 2013
New Tests Measure Floor Traction














– April 2012
Freetime: OJ Howell, ProSTAR Industries
This jan/san distributor lives off the land with a self-sustaining lifestyle, which includes raising 40 chickens


– April 2012
The Brady Bundle: Jan/San and Laundry
By adding a commercial laundry division to its already-extensive jan/san business, Brady Industries has truly become a one-stop shop in Nevada





– January 2012
Industrial Soap Sales Strategies
On-site testing is essential for selling industrial soap














NEWSBRIEFS – November 2008
BSC First To Earn Hiring Certification


UP CLOSE – June 2008
Floor Care: Vacuuming Hard Surface Floors
Recent studies find vacuuming to be an efficient alternative to dust mopping

UP CLOSE – June 2008
Soaps: The Crossover Appeal To Multiple Markets
Certain features make specific soaps desirable for more than one business sector



MARKETING SURVEY – October 2007
Distributor Sales 2006: Exclusive Survey Results


FREETIME – August 2007
The Long Road Ahead


FACE OF THE INDUSTRY – May 2007
CIMS: A Value Added Program


EDITOR’S NOTE – March 2007
Survey (Really) Says: Don’t Get Complacent


– February 2007
LEED And Porter Industries: Setting the Standard
Porter Industries challenges the cleaning marketplace by earning LEED-EB certification



FEATURE – December 2006
2007: History Repeating Itself?
As distributors close the books on 2006, their focus will shift to the coming year. What changes, if any, loom on the horizon? We spoke with jan/san insiders to find out what issues are likely to continue to define the industry in 2007.

EDITOR’S NOTE – December 2006
Jan/San Education Is A Two-Way Street


EDITOR’S NOTE – November 2006
Tapping Into The Trends That Matter, One Last Time





NEWSBRIEFS – February 2006
ISSA Drafts Quality Standard


INDUSTRY OUTLOOK – January 2006
2006 Cleaning Industry Forecast:Mostly Sunny
For the first time in a long time, contractors are optimistic about their business prospects for the new year


INDUSTRY PROFILE – August 2005
Cleaning In Las Vegas: Against The Odds
Owning a successful cleaning business in Las Vegas is no sure bet

COVER STORY – May 2004
My Biggest Mistake
BSC screw-ups: What went wrong, lessons learned

INDUSTRY PROFILE – February 2004
NISH: A Meaningful Mission
Going inside NISH and the JWOD program

BSC SURVEY – January 2004
Industry Forecast: Ear To The Ground
We're listening to what BSCs are saying about their hopes and challenges in the coming year