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CREATING A SUPERIOR SERVICE CULTURE - cp - April 2017
Book Club: How BSCs Can Develop A Customer Service Culture
AffinEco's Paul Senecal reviews '212 Degree Service'

UTILIZING ATTENDANCE SOFTWARE TO AVOID OVERTIME - cp - April 2017
Case Study: Employee Time Tracking Software Helps BSC Service Baseball Park
BSC manages 50 employees at the Braves stadium with use of attendance software

- cp - April 2017
European Union’s Oettinger, WikiLeaks’ Domscheit-Berg Highlight Keynotes


WHEN TO USE A CLEANER, SANITIZER OR DISINFECTANT - sm - April 2017
Sanitizing, Cleaning And Disinfecting: Know The Differences


- sm - April 2017
Only Sanitize, Disinfect High-touch Surfaces


- sm - April 2017
Provide Continuous Janitorial Training On Cleaning Chemicals


TEN TIPS FOR REDUCING INSURANCE COSTS - cp - April 2017
Ten Ways To Reduce Insurance Costs For Businesses


- cp - April 2017
Lower Premiums Through Workplace Safety, Janitor Training


- news - 4/28/2017
Best Practices for Removing Carpet Stains


- hs - April 2017
Defining Cleaning Chemicals
Ensuring that the correct products are used throughout the department

SOAPS REQUIRED TO CHANGE INGREDIENTS - sm - April 2017
Deadline Looms For Triclosan Ban In Soaps


- sm - April 2017
Distributors Must Phase Out Products With Plastic Microbeads


THE FUTURE OF FLOOR CARE - cp - April 2017
How Robotic Cleaning Equipment Is Changing The Industry


- cp - April 2017
Are Robots Taking Over Jobs?


PRACTICE MAKES PERFECT - hs - April 2017
Touting Training
Staff training is critical to a successful green cleaning program

- news - 4/26/2017
Study Reveals UV Disinfection Rates


- news - 4/25/2017
Cleaning Contractor Pays Employees To Be Green


- news - 4/25/2017
Connecticut Schools Promote Healthy Air Quality


- hs - April 2017
CASE STUDY: Living In Luxury Off-Campus
Selecting flooring types that are both fashionable and functional

- sm - April 2017
Properly Launder Flat Mop Systems To Keep Clean


- sm - April 2017
Pocket Mops And Other Velcro Alternatives


THE VALUE OF AN ORGANIZED JANITOR CART - cp - April 2017
Must-Have Tools, Products For Janitorial Carts
A well-stocked, properly set-up cart can increase productivity and reduce complaints

- news - 4/24/2017
Using Technology To Manage Water Consumption


- news - 4/24/2017
Biological Cleaning Products Are Being Undervalued, Expert Says


- news - 4/24/2017
Malish To Exhibit At Pulire Expo In Verona, Italy


THE SCIENCE OF GREEN CLEANING - hs - April 2017
Perfecting Cleaning For Health


THE SCIENCE OF GREEN CLEANING - hs - April 2017
Improving Cleaning Process And Procedures


THE SCIENCE OF GREEN CLEANING - hs - April 2017
Growing A Green Cleaning Program


- cp - April 2017
Clean Deeper, Faster With Touchless Restroom Cleaning


- cp - April 2017
Touchless Cleaning Improves Employee Satisfaction, Reduces Workplace Injury


TOUCHLESS RESTROOM MACHINES BRING GROWTH - cp - April 2017
BSCs Discover Benefits Of A Restroom Cleaning Machine


FROM THE EDITOR’S DESK - cp - April 2017
The Benefits Of Events Such As The Cleaning Show, Clean Buildings Expo
Learn By Leaving The Office

PRESERVING LAUNDRY STANDARDS - hs - April 2017
Proper Laundering Aids In Infection Prevention
The role that laundry facilities play in proper infection prevention strategies

DATA DEALERS - sm - April 2017
Evaluating The Jan/san Distributor’s Role Within IoT


- sm - April 2017
Finding Partners In The IoT Supply Chain


- sm - April 2017
Sharing IoT Data


- sm - April 2017
Building An Internet Of Things Market


FROM THE EDITOR - sm - April 2017
Changing Trends For Contract Cleaning Customers
These trends will likely cause a number of changes for end users in the next few years

BEING SMART ABOUT CLEANING EFFICIENCIES - hs - April 2017
Technology That Streamlines Restroom Cleaning Programs


BEING SMART ABOUT CLEANING EFFICIENCIES - hs - April 2017
Using IoT To Solve Restroom Problems


BEING SMART ABOUT CLEANING EFFICIENCIES - hs - April 2017
Managing Restroom Data Improves Efficiencies


BEING SMART ABOUT CLEANING EFFICIENCIES - hs - April 2017
Defining IoT And What It Means For Departments


THE DOS AND DON’TS OF CARPET CARE - hs - April 2017
Biggest Carpet Care Mistakes


THE DOS AND DON’TS OF CARPET CARE - hs - April 2017
Proper Steps To Clean Carpets


THE DOS AND DON’TS OF CARPET CARE - hs - April 2017
Using Matting To Prolong Carpet Life


- news - 4/13/2017
Study Outlines Time And Motion Of Cordless Upright Vacuums


EDUCATE AND ENGAGE - hs - April 2017
School District Bucks Turnover Trends


EDUCATE AND ENGAGE - hs - April 2017
Closing The Loop On Training Challenges


EDUCATE AND ENGAGE - hs - April 2017
Identifying Emerging Cleaning Leaders


THE IMPORTANCE OF EDUCATION - hs - April 2017
Continuing Education For Cleaning Managers


- news - 4/6/2017
First Health Systems To Deploy UV Disinfection Technology


- news - 4/6/2017
SCA Splits Into Two Separate Companies
One company will be focused on forest products operations and the other on global hygiene, including the current businesses of Personal Care and Tissue.

- news - 4/5/2017
High Schoolers Honored for Highlighting Hygiene


- news - 4/5/2017
Must-Have Items On Any Safety Checklist


- news - 4/4/2017
Updated Sustainability How-to Guide Is Now Available


- news - 4/4/2017
Green Clean Schools Leadership Institute Registration Open


MUSCLE MAN - sm - April 2017
Freetime: Asher Braaten,KB Commercial Products, Competitively Powerlifts


- news - 3/30/2017
Winners Of The 2017 Distributor Choice Award Announced
Sanitary Maintenance recognizes best industry products

- news - 3/30/2017
Trump Budget May Kill EPA's Chemical, Pesticide Research


FROM THE EDITOR - sm - 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

- cp - February 2017
Case Study: On-Site Generation At PPG Paints Arena
On-site generation helps the arena meet high-performance goals.

THE YEAR AHEAD FOR BSCAI - cp - February 2017
Q&A With New BSCAI President Tom Kruse
Kruse shares his vision for the association

SALES REPS ARE DISTRIBUTORS’ DIFFERENCE MAKERS - sm - February 2017
The Strategic Sell: Building A Sales Team Is Essential For Success
Modern buyers expect a sales representative to be a trusted business advisor

JANITOR PROUD - cp - February 2017
BSCs Realize The Benefits Of Employee Engagement
By positively engaging cleaners BSCs can reduce turnover and increase productivity

- cp - February 2017
Compensation And Benefits Still Matter


- cp - February 2017
Improve Employee Productivity, Efficiency Through Engagement


THE CHANGING LAW FOR CHANGING TABLES - sm - February 2017
New Baby Changing Table Law Presents Sales Opportunities
A new federal law requiring baby changing stations presents a sales opportunity

- sm - February 2017
BABIES Act Gives Distributors A Chance To Show Value


- sm - February 2017
What Baby Changing Station Law Means For ADA Compliance


WHEN TO REPAIR OR REPLACE EQUIPMENT - cp - February 2017
Knowing The Right Time To Buy New Carpet Equipment
When is it better to repair a machine and when is it more cost-effective to simply replace it?

- cp - February 2017
Janitor Training, Machine Maintenance Extend Life Of Equipment


- news - 2/27/2017
Teens Create Train-Coach Cleaning System
Invention would help control trash and streamline collection processes.

THE DO’S AND DON’TS OF FLOOR CARE EDUCATION - sm - February 2017
Best Practices For Floor Care Training
Jan/san distributors can educate their customers on the do's and don'ts of floor care to achieve optimum results

- sm - February 2017
Training For Basic Floor Cleaning Tasks Still Important


- sm - February 2017
Janitor Training Should Be Flexible For Different Clients


REDUCING OCCUPANT TOWEL CONSUMPTION - cp - February 2017
Tricks To Cut Down On Paper Towel Consumption
Although BSCs are spending their own money on the paper products in a building, they often feel helpless when it comes to limiting how much product is used

- cp - February 2017
Reduce Waste With Roll Towel Dispensers


- cp - February 2017
Work With Distributors, Customers To Save On Paper Towels


FROM THE EDITOR’S DESK - cp - 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

NOTHING STANDS IN THEIR WAY - sm - February 2017
Five Jan/san Distributor Sales Reps Who Broke Through In 2016
The five 2016 Sanitary Maintenance Sales Leaders are willing to do whatever it takes to help their customers

- sm - February 2017
2016 Sales Leader: Shirley Coleman, Dutch Hollow Supplies


- sm - February 2017
2016 Sales Leader: Jack Loughrey, Dalco Enterprises


- sm - February 2017
2016 Sales Leader: Lisa Nichols, Industrial Soap Company


- sm - February 2017
Top 5 Most-read Sanitary Maintenance Articles Of 2016


ACHIEVING MAXIMUM POTENTIAL - sm - February 2017
ISSA/INTERCLEAN Sees Strong Distributor, Exhibitor Turnout
The North America show lived up to its theme of “unleashing the industry’s untamed potential” during this one week when key leaders and decision makers in the commercial cleaning industry come together

- sm - February 2017
Show Highlights Include Steve Wozniak, Dennis Miller, Soldier Field Tour


FLOOR CARE JOINS THE DATA AGE - cp - November 2016
The Benefits Of IoT On Floor Equipment
How Internet of Things–enabled floor machines solve a major problem for one BSC

- cp - November 2016
Making Sense Of Floor Machine Usage Data


- cp - November 2016
Janitor Training, Data Security And IoT ROI


WORTHY OF PRAISE - cp - November 2016
Cleaning Contractors Earn Praise From Their Own With CLEAN Awards
The BSCAI CLEAN Awards recognize outstanding achievements in the contract cleaning market

- cp - November 2016
BSCAI Recognizes Top Employee, New Member


- cp - November 2016
Building Service Contractors Honor Service To The Industry


COACHING THE ‘COACH’ - sm - November 2016
The Strategic Sell: Three Areas Of Focus For Sales Management Training
Coaching is the single most important activity that sales managers can do to increase sales

NOT YOUR MOTHER’S HYDROGEN PEROXIDE - cp - November 2016
Down And Dirty: Improved Hydrogen Peroxide Explained


- cp - November 2016
Building Service Contractors Must First Get Their House In Order


- cp - November 2016
Are You Emotionally Ready To Sell Your Business?


MUST-HAVE VACUUM ATTACHMENTS - sm - November 2016
Top Vacuum Tools To Upsell
Distributor sales reps share the best tools to upsell that extend the reach and cleaning power of vacuums

- sm - November 2016
Make Sure Customers Have A Hard Surface Tool


- sm - November 2016
Vacuum Dusting Tool, Crevice Tool Are Easy Add-ons


- sm - November 2016
Vacuum Extension Wand And Other Tools


HAI PREVENTION - sm - November 2016
How Jan/san Distributors Can Help Combat Healthcare-associated Infections
Distributors play a key role in reducing the 1.7 million HAIs occurring annually

- sm - November 2016
Understanding Sanitizers, Cleaners And Disinfectants


- sm - November 2016
Train End Users On Infection Control


SUPPLIER SIDEKICKS - sm - November 2016
Wholesalers Can Help Fend Off Online Sellers, Big Box Stores
Wholesalers can help distributors take on big-box stores and e-tailers with their diverse lines, warehouse space and fast delivery

- sm - November 2016
Wholesale Distributors Assist With Specialty Products, Private Labels


FINDING THE GREENER LINING - hs - November 2016
Creating Sustainable Waste Management Programs
Facilities are beginning to explore sustainable alternatives to traditional trash liners

AVOIDING COMMON CARPET CLEANING MISTAKES - cp - November 2016
Top Carpet Cleaning Mistakes For BSCs
There are plenty of things that can go wrong when it comes to carpet cleaning

- cp - November 2016
Focus On Low-moisture Carpet Cleaning, Vacuuming


- cp - November 2016
Maintain Equipment And Utilize Walk-off Mats


FROM THE EDITOR’S DESK - cp - November 2016
Are You Ready For Robot Cleaning?


SUSTAINABLE TRACTION - sm - November 2016
Roundtable: Trends In Sustainability Initiatives
Green products are expected, but sustainability initiatives are gaining momentum at the distributor level

- sm - November 2016
Sustainability In Business


- sm - November 2016
Customer, Employee Interest In Sustainability Policies


- sm - November 2016
The Importance Of Corporate Sustainability From Vendors


SUSTAINABLE TRACTION - sm - November 2016
Roundtable: Green Cleaning Product Skepticism
Green products are expected, but sustainability initiatives are gaining momentum at the distributor level

- sm - November 2016
Evaluating Environmentally Friendly Product Claims


FROM THE EDITOR - sm - November 2016
Will The Internet Of Things Leave Jan/San Distributors Behind?
Distributors are in a tough position with Internet of Things technology

SALES COMPENSATION SURVEY - sm - October 2016
The Top Sales Compensation Plans Of 2016 - Member Content


- sm - October 2016
Sales Incentive Ideas - Member Content


MAT MANUFACTURERS WEIGH IN - hs - November 2016
Choosing The Right Backing For Matting
Answers to some of the biggest questions surrounding matting options

MAKING HISTORY COME ALIVE - sm - October 2016
Freetime: Steven Perkins, Black River Paper Company, Becomes French And Indian War Re-enactor


SETTING THE RECORD STRAIGHT - sm - October 2016
Maintenance Myths For Polished Concrete Floors


- sm - October 2016
Polished Concrete: Low-maintenance Floors, Not No-maintenance


- sm - October 2016
Janitor Training Is Key For Polished Concrete Care


NOROVIRUS IS A THREAT TO SCHOOLS - sm - October 2016
How To Prevent A Norovirus Infection


- sm - October 2016
Stop The Spread Of Norovirus With Proper Hand Washing


- sm - October 2016
Disinfect High-touch Areas, Measure With ATP Meter


TAKING THE VERTICAL APPROACH - sm - October 2016
The Strategic Sell: Understanding Vertical Markets In Jan/san


THE ADVANTAGES OF LINEN-LIKE NAPKINS OVER LINEN - sm - October 2016
Linen-like Napkins Offer Cost Savings, Branding Opportunities


- sm - October 2016
A Compromise Between Linen Napkins And Paper Napkins


SOFTWARE HELPS BSC ACHIEVE SUSTAINABLE SUCCESS - cp - September 2016
Case Study: Growing BSCs Depend On Employee Management Software


CARTS CAN BE CUSTOMIZED TO MEET SPECIFIC NEEDS - cp - September 2016
Newest Janitorial Carts Offer Many Features


- cp - September 2016
Ergonomic Carts Prove Popular With Contract Cleaners


- cp - September 2016
Customers Want Quiet, Inconspicuous Cleaning Carts


GIVING GYM FLOORS A SPORTING CHANCE - sm - September 2016
Gym Floor Protection Starts Outside The Gym


- sm - September 2016
Gym Mats Can Protect Floors During Non-athletic Events


DO YOU CARRY THESE AWARD-WINNING PRODUCTS? - sm - September 2016
Top Commercial Cleaning Products Win Distributor Choice Awards


ENGINEERED WATER BRINGS SIMPLICITY, COST SAVINGS - cp - September 2016
The Benefits Of Cleaning With Electrolyzed Water


- cp - September 2016
Sanitize And Disinfect With Engineered Water


- cp - September 2016
On-site Generation Saves Time, Money


WOMEN IN THE INDUSTRY - cp - September 2016
The Five Top Challenges Facing Female Entrepreneurs


- cp - September 2016
Finding Women Mentors Proves Difficult For Aspiring BSCs


GOLF WITH A PURPOSE - sm - September 2016
Freetime: David Sikes, Sikes Paper Company, Volunteers At Golf’s Tour Championship


TEACHING A CAT TO FETCH - sm - September 2016
The Strategic Sell: Focus Training On Motivated Workers


JOINING AMAZON? - sm - September 2016
Deciding Whether To Create An Amazon Web Store


- sm - September 2016
The Debate About Amazon In The B2B Marketplace


- sm - September 2016
Affects Of The Amazon Business Model


ODOR SOLUTIONS IN A JAR - sm - September 2016
Odor-Absorbing Gel-bead Jars Gain Popularity


- sm - September 2016
Jars Offer Advantages Over Some Odor Removal Products


- sm - September 2016
Removing Source Still Necessary With Odor Control Jars


ELEVATING BUSINESSES TO NEW HEIGHTS - cp - September 2016
BSCAI Prepares For Annual Convention In Chicago


SHEP HYKEN, DAN HEATH HEADLINE KEYNOTE ADDRESSES - cp - September 2016
Shep Hyken, Dan Heath Headline Keynote Addresses


- cp - September 2016
The Newest Professional Cleaning Products Are On Display


- cp - September 2016
Four-Day Seminar Schedule At Annual Convention


CONTROLLING CANNABIS - hs - September 2016
Controlling Odors From Marijuana Use
Hotels explore ways to combat odor control issues as pot tourism gains momentum

ACHIEVE EVEN GREATER POTENTIAL - cp - September 2016
Chicago Is Set To Draw Building Service Contractors For ISSA/INTERCLEAN 2016


- cp - September 2016
Star-studded Speaker Lineup Features Dennis Miller, Steve Wozniak


- cp - September 2016
BSCs Can Network At Poker Tournament, Soldier Field Tour


- cp - September 2016
Seminar Schedule Features Topics For Contract Cleaners


FROM THE EDITOR’S DESK - cp - September 2016
Your Jan/san Distributor Should Be A Resource


FLOOR CARE FOR ALL SEASONS - hs - September 2016
Mats Protect Floors Throughout The Year
Changing weather means continuous challenges. Programs that protect floors year-round

FLOOR CARE FOR ALL SEASONS - hs - September 2016
Protecting Floors From Snow, Ice And Sand


FLOOR CARE FOR ALL SEASONS - hs - September 2016
Cleaning Procedures That Protecting Floors


OPENING THE DOOR TO CLEANING EFFICIENCIES - hs - September 2016
Restroom Cleaning That Saves Time And Money
Streamlining cleaning processes in restrooms can save departments time and money

OPENING THE DOOR TO CLEANING EFFICIENCIES - hs - September 2016
Streamlining Restroom Cleaning Processes


OPENING THE DOOR TO CLEANING EFFICIENCIES - hs - September 2016
Cleaning Tools With Productivity Gains


DIGITALLY REMASTERED - sm - September 2016
Convincing Older Reps To Embrace Today’s Sales Technology


- sm - September 2016
Providing Technology Training For A Sales Team


- sm - September 2016
Stick To Essential Sales Tools With Veteran Sales Reps


BEST PRACTICES FOR SUSTAINABLE SALT USE - hs - September 2016
Purchasing, Storing Salt In Preparation For Winter
Tips to purchasing inventory, storage and application for winter management operations

BEST PRACTICES FOR SUSTAINABLE SALT USE - hs - September 2016
Tips To Applying Ice Melt


BEST PRACTICES FOR SUSTAINABLE SALT USE - hs - September 2016
Documenting Ice Melt Applications


THE GREEN DEFENDER - sm - September 2016
How Charles Moody Came To Believe In Green Cleaning Products


- sm - September 2016
Solutex Embraces EPA’s Safer Choice Program


PLANNING AHEAD - hs - September 2016
Preparing For The Next Generation Of Cleaning Professionals
What it’s going to take to attract younger workers to the cleaning industry

TEACHING GREEN - hs - September 2016
School Launches Cleaning For Health Program
Steps that Clarke County School District took to improve the health of their students and staff

TEACHING GREEN - hs - September 2016
Healthy Schools: Getting Buy-In From Staff


LEARN YOUR CUSTOMERS’ EXPECTATIONS - cp - August 2016
Survey: What Facility Executives Want From Contract Cleaners — Member Content


SEND AND MONITOR CUSTOMER PROPOSALS ELECTRONICALLY - cp - August 2016
Proposal Software Opens Up Possibilities For BSCs


- cp - August 2016
BSCs Receive Data On Proposal Tracking, Clicks


- cp - August 2016
Business Proposal Software Allows For Sales Videos, Integration


DESIGNING FOR INFECTION CONTROL - hs - September 2016
Healthcare Designs That Aid In Infection Prevention


DESIGNING FOR INFECTION CONTROL - hs - September 2016
Surfaces That Help An Infection Control Program


DESIGNING FOR INFECTION CONTROL - hs - September 2016
Considering Cleaning Processes When Designing Facilities


CEOS NEED A GREAT SECOND IN COMMAND - cp - August 2016
Book Club: Redefining Executive Job Descriptions


JANITORS NEED ERGONOMICS, NOT INJURIES - sm - August 2016
Prevent Workplace Injury With Proper Mopping Technique, Tools


- sm - August 2016
Distributors Can Provide Janitor Training For Mops


- sm - August 2016
Distributors Can Market IoT As A Value-add


- sm - August 2016
Selling IoT May Require Investment, Sales Rep Training


- sm - August 2016
Data Rights And Other Tech-related Challenges


FROM THE EDITOR - sm - August 2016
Cleaning Industry Embraces Internet Of Things


THE MARSDEN METHOD - cp - August 2016
Marsden Holding Sees National Growth


- cp - August 2016
Unique Acquisition Strategy Pays Off For Contract Cleaner


PLENTY OF POTENTIAL AT ISSA/INTERCLEAN - sm - August 2016
ISSA/INTERCLEAN 2016 Heads To Chicago


- sm - August 2016
Steve Wozniak, Dennis Miller Headline Keynotes


- sm - August 2016
Networking Includes Soldier Field Tour, Poker Tournament


PREDICTING ICE MELT SALES AFTER A MILD WINTER - sm - August 2016
Distributors Need Long Memories When Ordering Ice Melt


- sm - August 2016
Consider Hidden Costs Of Cheap Ice Melt Products


- sm - August 2016
Don’t Get Caught No Ice Melt For Sale


THE HIDDEN COSTS BEHIND CONTROLLING SOAP USAGE - hs - August 2016
Determining Soap Quantities For Proper Handwashing


THE HIDDEN COSTS BEHIND CONTROLLING SOAP USAGE - hs - August 2016
Promoting Proper Handwashing Techniques


THE HIDDEN COSTS BEHIND CONTROLLING SOAP USAGE - hs - August 2016
Cost To Controlling Soap Quantities
Downsizing soap dispenser shots might save stock, but it could compromise handwashing practices

BENEFITING FROM GREEN CLEANING - hs - August 2016
UW-Madison Finds Success Cleaning With Ozone
How making one small change has impacted the cleaning program at University of Wisconsin–Madison

DOWN AND DIRTY: SPEED UP RESTROOM CLEANING - cp - August 2016
Clean Faster In The Restroom


PRIORITIZE PEST CONTROL - hs - August 2016
Integrated Pest Management Tips That Work
Understanding frequent offenders and how to keep them out of facilities

PRIORITIZE PEST CONTROL - hs - August 2016
Common Pests And How They Get Into Facilities
What To Look Out For

PRIORITIZE PEST CONTROL - hs - August 2016
Pest Risks Based On Facility Type


THE COST OF SICK TENANTS - cp - August 2016
BSCs Can Help Reduce Employee Absenteeism


- cp - August 2016
How Much Do Workplace Illnesses Cost Facilities?


- cp - August 2016
The Importance Of Cleaning For Health


MINDFUL OF MAINTENANCE - hs - August 2016
Maintenance That Extends The Life Of Equipment
Proper upkeep of carpet equipment can extend the life of machines

MINDFUL OF MAINTENANCE - hs - August 2016
Routine Extractor Maintenance Protects Equipment


MINDFUL OF MAINTENANCE - hs - August 2016
Handling Big Problems With Carpet Equipment


EFFECTIVE INFECTION PREVENTION - hs - August 2016
Technology That Prevents Hospital Acquired Infections


SURFING THE NEW JERSEY SHORE - sm - August 2016
Freetime: Riding The Waves With Sean Wolfson of South Jersey Paper Products


CURTAIN CALL - sm - August 2016
Cleaning And Disinfecting Soft Surfaces


- sm - August 2016
Using Chemicals For Furniture Cleaning In Healthcare


- sm - August 2016
UV Light Disinfection And Other Alternative Methods


PLANNING FOR CHANGE - hs - August 2016
How IoT Is Changing The Cleaning Industry


THE KING OF CORNHOLE - sm - June 2016
Freetime: Matt Guy, Stigler Supply Company, Is The King Of Cornhole


UNDER PRESSURE - sm - June 2016
New Dilution Control Systems Can Control Variable Water Pressure


- sm - June 2016
Water Pressure Affects Chemical Dilution Accuracy


- sm - June 2016
Jan/san Distributors See Advantages Of Working Together


- cp - June 2016
Melamine Foam Pads, Microfiber And Other Alternative Pads


- cp - June 2016
Don’t Forget About Floor Brushes


TEN BATTERY MAINTENANCE TIPS - sm - June 2016
Extend Battery Life Of Machines


- sm - June 2016
Keys To Better Battery Maintenance


‘PIONEERING’ GREEN - cp - June 2016
Building A LEED-compliant, Green Seal-certified Program


- cp - June 2016
How To Earn GS-42 Certification


- cp - June 2016
Why Janitors Support Sustainability Programs


SMART RESTROOMS IMPROVE CLEANING EFFICIENCY - cp - June 2016
Internet Of Things Devices In The Restroom


- cp - June 2016
Connected Restroom Dispensers Save Time


- cp - June 2016
Improve Efficiencies By Analyzing Data From Restrooms


KNOWING THE DIFFERENCE - hs - June 2016
Differences Between Cleaners, Disinfectants And Sanitizers


KNOWING THE DIFFERENCE - hs - June 2016
Choosing The Right Chemical For The Job


KNOWING THE DIFFERENCE - hs - June 2016
Training On Proper Chemical Use


ROUNDTABLE: ANSWERS TO THE STAFF SHORTAGES - cp - June 2016
Staff Retention In Today’s Labor Market


- cp - June 2016
The Best And Worst Retention Strategies


BACK FROM ISSA/INTERCLEAN AMSTERDAM - sm - June 2016
Robotic Cleaning Takes Center Stage At Industry’s Largest Trade Show


- sm - June 2016
Internet Of Things Products Capture Attention


- sm - June 2016
Future Cleaning Industry Trends Include Improving Productivity


- sm - June 2016
ISSA/INTERCLEAN Innovation Award Winners


THERE’S A CART FOR THAT - hs - June 2016
Customizing A Cleaning Cart


THERE’S A CART FOR THAT - hs - June 2016
Maximizing Space On Custodial Carts


THERE’S A CART FOR THAT - hs - June 2016
Cleaning Carts That Are Attractive And Functional


THERE’S A CART FOR THAT - hs - June 2016
Transitioning To New Carts


FROM THE EDITOR’S DESK - cp - June 2016
What Do Cleaning Robots, Internet of Things Mean For The BSCs?


LEADING A MOVEMENT - hs - June 2016
Implementing A Green Cleaning Program


LEADING A MOVEMENT - hs - June 2016
Promoting Healthy Cleaning Practices


FROM THE EDITOR - sm - June 2016
Sanitary Maintenance Reports From ISSA/INTERCLEAN Amsterdam


NOT HIS FIRST RODEO - sm - May 2016
Freetime: Ray Quinn, Carpenter Paper Company, Excels In Second Career As Rodeo Announcer


BRANDING A BUSINESS - sm - May 2016
Going From Selling Private Labels To Creating A Private Brand


START BY SELLING JUST A FEW PRIVATE LABEL PRODUCTS - sm - May 2016
Start By Selling Just A Few Private Label Products


- sm - May 2016
Rely On Manufacturers When Private Branding


- sm - May 2016
Consider The Name When Private Labeling


HOST YOUR OWN TRADE SHOW - sm - May 2016
Jan/san Distributors Can Benefit From Hosting Events


- sm - May 2016
Planning And Marketing Trade Shows


- sm - May 2016
Are Distributor Trade Shows Worth The Effort?


HELP FOR HOTELS - sm - May 2016
Amenities Dispensers Make Hospitality Market More Appealing To Distributors


- sm - May 2016
Customer Benefits To Wall-mounted Shampoo Dispensers, Soap Dispensers


- sm - May 2016
Marketing Hotel Soap Dispensers, Shampoo Dispensers To Customers


GREEN CLEANING INITIATIVES FOR HEALTHIER SCHOOLS - hs - May 2016
Promoting Student Health And Sustainable Cleaning


GREEN CLEANING INITIATIVES FOR HEALTHIER SCHOOLS - hs - May 2016
Measuring Green Cleaning Milestones


ENGAGING AND ENCOURAGING STAFF - hs - May 2016
Leadership Techniques That Encourage Cleaning Workers


ENGAGING AND ENCOURAGING STAFF - hs - May 2016
Encouraging And Motiving Staff


WHAT ACTUALLY MOTIVATES YOUR WORKERS - cp - April 2016
Book Club: Stop Trying To Motivate Employees — They Already Are


WATCH YOUR STEP - hs - May 2016
Identifying Slip, Trip And Fall Hazards


WATCH YOUR STEP - hs - May 2016
Tips And Benefits Of Improving Floor Safety


- sm - May 2016
Scanner Guns, Voice Picking, Pick-to-light


- sm - May 2016
When To Upgrade Warehouse Technology


INDUSTRY’S BEST - sm - May 2016
Distributors Select The Year’s Top Janitorial Products


CLOSING THE DOOR ON ODORS - hs - May 2016
Controlling Restroom Odors From Inside The Stall


CLOSING THE DOOR ON ODORS - hs - May 2016
Tackling Odor Issues In Women’s Restrooms


CLOSING THE DOOR ON ODORS - hs - May 2016
Odor Control Techniques For Men’s Restrooms


SHEDDING LIGHT ON UV TECHNOLOGY - hs - May 2016
Benefits Of Disinfecting With UV Technology


SHEDDING LIGHT ON UV TECHNOLOGY - hs - May 2016
Augmenting Cleaning With Disinfecting Technology


SHEDDING LIGHT ON UV TECHNOLOGY - hs - May 2016
Training And Compliance Of Disinfection Equipment


FROM THE EDITOR - sm - May 2016
Distributor Choice Awards Reveal Jan/san Industry Trends


- cp - April 2016
Commercial Vacuums Are Easier To Fix, Have Lower Repair Costs


- cp - April 2016
Professional Cleaning Necessitates Heavy-duty Vacuums


FLOOR PAD DO’S AND DON’TS - hs - May 2016
Comparing Floor Pads And Brushes


FLOOR PAD DO’S AND DON’TS - hs - May 2016
Maintenance Tips That Extend The Life Of Floor Pads


FLOOR PAD DO’S AND DON’TS - hs - May 2016
Recommendations For Maintaining Gym Floors


FLOOR PAD DO’S AND DON’TS - hs - May 2016
Tips To Keeping Polished Concrete Looking Like New


FLOOR PAD DO’S AND DON’TS - hs - May 2016
The Future Of Floor Pads


2016 REPORT ON THE BSC MARKET - cp - April 2016
Building Service Contractors Maintains Optimism In Market - Member Content


FATIGUE IN THE WORKPLACE - hs - May 2016
The Signs Of An Exhausted Staff


FATIGUE IN THE WORKPLACE - hs - May 2016
Preventing Worker Fatigue


GETTING A KICK OUT OF COACHING - sm - April 2016
Freetime: Joney Wong, Golden Star, Inc., Serves As Taekwondo Instructor


DOWNSIZING HAND SANITIZER DISPENSERS - cp - April 2016
Fill A Need With Small Hand Sanitizer Dispensers


- cp - April 2016
New Dispenser Design Fits More Places Than Traditional Wall-mounted Hand Sanitizer


FROM THE EDITOR’S DESK - cp - April 2016
Meet The Contracting Profits Advisory Board


SMALL MACHINES, BIG ADVANTAGES - sm - April 2016
Micro Autoscrubbers Provide Alternative For Small Spaces


- sm - April 2016
Micro Scrubbers Are Easier To Use, But Offer Fewer Features


- sm - April 2016
Jet-air Hand Dryers Now Dominate The Marketplace


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


- sm - April 2016
B2B E-commerce Is No Longer Optional For Jan/san Distributors


- sm - April 2016
Up Next For Distributors: M-Commerce


FROM THE EDITOR - sm - April 2016
Final Globally Harmonized System Deadline Is Near


CASE STUDY: HIGH-PERFORMANCE GREEN CLEANING WITH ENGINEERED WATER - cp - April 2016
PathoSans Delivers Engineered Water To Park City, Utah


STARTING ANEW - cp - April 2016
Jason Lee Has Big Plans For His New Company, Lee Building Maintenance


- cp - April 2016
From Small Cleaning Business Owner To Entrepreneur


- news - 4/22/2016
Earth Day And Its Great History


BUILDING A GREEN TEAM - hs - April 2016
Tips For Managers Launching Green Cleaning Programs


BUILDING A GREEN TEAM - hs - April 2016
The Players Needed For A Winning Green Cleaning Team


- sm - April 2016
NJSSA Sets Up At Harrah’s Waterfront Conference Center And Harbor Pines Golf Club


- sm - April 2016
David Fellman, Jim Peduto Headline Educational Session Presenters


ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACTS OF A TOUCH-FREE RESTROOM - hs - April 2016
Examining The Life Cycle Of Restroom Fixtures


ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACTS OF A TOUCH-FREE RESTROOM - hs - April 2016
When To Convert To Touch-Free Restrooms


GUIDELINES TO DRYING CARPETS - hs - April 2016
Recommendations For Cleaning And Drying Carpets


GUIDELINES TO DRYING CARPETS - hs - April 2016
Beyond Routine Cleaning: Caring For Over-Saturated Carpets


EARN AND LEARN - hs - April 2016
Identifying The Need For Improved Custodial Training


EARN AND LEARN - hs - April 2016
Groundwork To Launching A Custodial Training Program


EARN AND LEARN - hs - April 2016
Details Of A Custodial Apprenticeship Program


BREAKING THE CLEANING STEREOTYPE - hs - April 2016
Improving Public Perception Of The Cleaning Industry


CONNECTED CLEANING - cp - February 2016
New Technology Delivers Cleaning Industry Statistics To BSCs


- cp - February 2016
Contract Cleaning Meets Internet Of Things


- cp - February 2016
Pulling Data From Restroom Dispensers, Floor Machines And More


- cp - February 2016
Accumulating And Analyzing Data From Commercial Cleaning


A WORKPLACE OF ART - sm - February 2016
Freetime: Warren Weisberg, Consolidated Chemical Works, Share The Art Of Cleaning


WORLD-CLASS FACILITY REQUIRES UPSCALE, HYGIENIC RESTROOM EXPERIENCE - cp - February 2016
The Key To Restroom Cleaning At The Louvre


DOWN AND DIRTY: THE ADVANTAGES OF PREPORTIONED CHEMICAL PACKETS - cp - February 2016
Taking A Closer Look At Preportioned Chemicals For Dilution Control


BECOME AN ADA EXPERT - sm - February 2016
ADA Regulations Offer Chance For Distributors To Provide Value


- sm - February 2016
Learn ADA Standards For Dispensers, Hand Dryers


FIRST AID KITS HAVE NEW REQUIREMENTS - sm - February 2016
Know The New First Aid Kit Standards


- sm - February 2016
High-risk Work Environments Have Unique First Aid Kit Requirements


- sm - February 2016
Monitor First Aid Equipment Levels, Expiration Dates, Labels


THE STRATEGIC SELL: SEVEN STEPS TO EMPLOYEE ENGAGEMENT - sm - February 2016
How Distributors Can Improve Staff Engagement


HIRING ROBOTS TO CLEAN - cp - February 2016
Robotic Cleaners Give BSCs A Leg Up


- cp - February 2016
The Advantages of Robotic Cleaning


- cp - February 2016
Managing Fears, Expectations, Costs Of Cleaning Robots


QUIET PLEASE - hs - February 2016
Benefits Of Quiet Equipment


QUIET PLEASE - hs - February 2016
Controlling The Noise That Comes From Cleaning


QUIET PLEASE - hs - February 2016
Equipment Maintenance That Controls Cleaning Noise


QUIET PLEASE - hs - February 2016
Scheduling Cleaning Can Reduce Impact On Building Occupants


BREAKING BAD HABITS - hs - February 2016
Management Tips To Get Departments Out Of A Rut


A SCORCHING SUCCESS - sm - February 2016
Jay Leno, Kevin O'Leary Highlight Sold-out ISSA/INTERCLEAN 2015


SIGNS OF HEALTHY HANDS - hs - February 2016
The Cost Of Poor Hand Hygiene


SIGNS OF HEALTHY HANDS - hs - February 2016
Proper Hand Washing Techniques


SIGNS OF HEALTHY HANDS - hs - February 2016
Products That Improve Hand Washing Compliance


SIGNS OF HEALTHY HANDS - hs - February 2016
Help With Hand Washing


SALES LEADERS - sm - February 2016
Sanitary Maintenance Honors Five Sales Leaders That Hit The Mark In 2015


- sm - February 2016
2015 Sales Leader: Bradley Payne, Kenway Distributors Inc.


- sm - February 2016
2015 Sales Leader: Curt Rimann, WAXIE Sanitary Supply


- sm - February 2016
2015 Sales Leader: Rick Storjohann, Capital Sanitary


- sm - February 2016
2015 Sales Leader: Mike Clothier, Philip Rosenau Co. Inc.


- sm - February 2016
2015 Sales Leader: Ryan Schultz, C&C Janitorial Supplies


- sm - February 2016



STRAPPING ON SAVINGS - hs - February 2016
Tackling Vertical Surfaces With Backpack Vacuums


STRAPPING ON SAVINGS - hs - February 2016
Benefits Of Vacuum Filters


STRAPPING ON SAVINGS - hs - February 2016
Maintaining Mobility With Backpack Vacuums


STRAPPING ON SAVINGS - hs - February 2016
Properly Fitting A Backpack Vacuum


CLEANING COMPLAINTS YOU JUST CAN’T BELIEVE - hs - February 2016
Survey Reveals Top Cleaning Complaints


THE CLEANING INTERNET OF THINGS - hs - February 2016
Technology That Improves Efficiencies And Streamlines Processes


THE CLEANING INTERNET OF THINGS - hs - February 2016
Cleaning Industry Embraces Technology


THE CLEANING INTERNET OF THINGS - hs - February 2016
Advantages To Collecting Departmental Data


THE CLEANING INTERNET OF THINGS - hs - February 2016
Using Data To Improve Cleaning Efficiencies


GROWING PAINS - cp - November 2015
How A Growing Contract Cleaner Can Maintain A Personal Touch


EDUCATE CUSTOMERS ON THE RIGHT TOWEL AND TISSUE PRODUCTS - cp - November 2015
Show Expertise By Recommending Towel And Tissue Solutions


- cp - November 2015
Building Service Contractors Must Educate Customers On Restroom Options


- cp - November 2015
Green Restroom Products Can Save Money, Environment


SKI BUM WITH A CAUSE - sm - November 2015
Freetime: Ed Meltzer, Basic Marketing Services, teaches mono skiing


BOOK CLUB: PROVIDING WIDESPREAD, CONSISTENT SERVICE - cp - November 2015
Learn The Franchise Model From 'The E Myth Revisited'


THE LONG AND SHORT OF TOWELS AND TISSUES - sm - November 2015
Distributors Can Extend Savings With Longer Roll Towels And Tissues


- sm - November 2015
Go Green With Alternative Fibers, Recycled Paper Towels


- sm - November 2015
Towel Dispensers Can Adapt To Coreless Tissue, Longer Rolls


WAGE LEGISLATION AND ITS IMPACT ON CONTRACT CLEANING - cp - November 2015
What Overtime, Minimum Wage Changes Mean For Contract Cleaners


- cp - November 2015
How Will Facility Execs React To Minimum Wage Legislation?


- cp - November 2015
New Overtime Protection Affects BSC Managers


DISTRIBUTOR SALES 2014 - sm - November 2015
Janitorial Supply Distributor Sales Top $24 Billion in 2014 - Member Content


STEADY AS SHE GOES - sm - November 2015
Janitorial Sales Continue Slow Climb Despite Market Competition


- sm - November 2015
A Focus On Growing Markets, Stable Janitorial Products


- sm - November 2015
What Lies Ahead For Janitorial Distributors


ADVANCEMENTS IN GREEN PAPER - hs - November 2015
Trend Toward Recycling Paper Is Growing


ADVANCEMENTS IN GREEN PAPER - hs - November 2015
Alternative Paper Fibers And Facilities That Embrace Them


ADVANCEMENTS IN GREEN PAPER - hs - November 2015
Future Trends Of Recycled Paper Towels


REPLACING THE 10-MINUTE DWELL TIME - cp - November 2015
The New Standard In Dwell Times


- cp - November 2015
New Disinfectants Boast Faster Kill Claims For C. diff Spores, Rotavirus, Norovirus


- cp - November 2015
Should Cleaners Spray Disinfectants Onto Surfaces?


DIGGING INTO FLOOR EQUIPMENT PURCHASING TRENDS - cp - November 2015
How To Choose Floor Care Equipment And Understanding Polished Concrete


- cp - November 2015
Pros And Cons Of Multipurpose Floor Equipment


- cp - November 2015
Caring For Floors With Sustainable Equipment


- sm - November 2015
Educate End Users On Backpack Vacuums, Best Vacuum Attachments For Hard Floors


BUILDING A STRONG NETWORK - hs - November 2015
Advance Your Career With Networking And Professional Development


BUILDING A STRONG NETWORK - hs - November 2015
Education Available Through ISSA


BUILDING A STRONG NETWORK - hs - November 2015
Networking Opportunities At IEHA


BUILDING A STRONG NETWORK - hs - November 2015
APPA Helps Managers Set Goals


BUILDING A STRONG NETWORK - hs - November 2015
AHE Provides Networking And Education Options


- sm - November 2015
Sanitary Supply Distributors Can Educate Schools On Sustainability


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


WORKING WITH WATER - hs - November 2015
Fitting Engineered Water Into Cleaning Programs


WORKING WITH WATER - hs - November 2015
Cleaning With “Water” And Technologies Available


WORKING WITH WATER - hs - November 2015
How Aqueous Ozone Technology Fits Into Cleaning


WORKING WITH WATER - hs - November 2015
What To Be Aware Of When Cleaning With Water


ARE YOU READY FOR A CRISIS? - hs - November 2015
How Facility Managers Can Plan For A Disaster


ARE YOU READY FOR A CRISIS? - hs - November 2015
Ten Tips For Developing An Emergency Plan


ARE YOU READY FOR A CRISIS? - hs - November 2015
Developing An Emergency Evacuation Plan


- sm - October 2015
Maintain A Personal Touch With Targeted Email Marketing


- sm - October 2015
Email Marketing Programs Shouldn't Overwhelm Inboxes


FLOOR PADS ARE GOING GREEN - sm - October 2015
Floor Pads Join The Ranks Of Environmentally Friendly Cleaning Products


- sm - October 2015
Green Floor Pads: From Recycled Plastic Bottles To Hog Hair


- sm - October 2015
Are Natural Fiber Floor Pads Biodegradable Cleaning Products?


CUSTOMIZED COMMERCE - sm - October 2015
Jan/san Distributors Turn To Wholesalers For Unique Catalogs


- sm - October 2015
Custom Catalogs Provide Useful Sales Tools


- sm - October 2015
Janitorial Supply Wholesalers Can Serve As Marketing Arm


SIMPLIFYING RESTROOM CLEANING PROGRAMS - hs - October 2015
Improve Restroom Cleaning Processes


SIMPLIFYING RESTROOM CLEANING PROGRAMS - hs - October 2015
Tools That Simplify Restroom Cleaning


SIMPLIFYING RESTROOM CLEANING PROGRAMS - hs - October 2015
Barriers To Improving Restroom Cleaning


BOOK CLUB: BELIEVE IN LEADERSHIP - cp - September 2015
Dr. Albert Mohler Tells BSCs To Share Their Convictions


TIME IS MONEY - hs - October 2015
Refine Floor Programs With Less Stripping


TIME IS MONEY - hs - October 2015
Techniques To Protect Floor Finish


TIME IS MONEY - hs - October 2015
How To Extend Floor Stripping Programs


SCALING SUMMITS - sm - September 2015
Freetime: Matt Wood, ProTeam, Inc., Trades In Backpack Vac For Hicking Pack


DOWN AND DIRTY: BUY DIRECT OR THROUGH DISTRIBUTION? - cp - September 2015
Deciding When BSCs Should Buy From Janitorial Supply Distributors


ODOR CONTROL PROGRAMS DEPEND ON THE RESTROOM - cp - September 2015
Odor Removal Is Not One-Solution-Fits-All


- cp - September 2015
Consider Restroom Size, Traffic When Choosing Odor Remover


- cp - September 2015
Odor Control Comes In Many Scents


MADE-TO-ORDER MATS - sm - September 2015
Custom Walk-off Mats Offer Countless Possibilities


- sm - September 2015
Give Customers Brand Exposure With Custom Matting


- sm - September 2015
Custom Vs. Stock Floor Mats


PROTECT YOUR HOSPITAL FROM GOVERNMENT ‘FINES’ - hs - October 2015
Preventing Hospital Acquired Infections And Readmissions Fines


PROTECT YOUR HOSPITAL FROM GOVERNMENT ‘FINES’ - hs - October 2015
Products That Protect Against HAIs


QUAT BINDING IS A SERIOUS THREAT IN FOODSERVICE FACILITIES - sm - September 2015
Binding Reduces Quaternary Ammonium Chloride Effectiveness


- sm - September 2015
Quat Binding A Bigger Issue In Foodservice Industry


- sm - September 2015
How To Properly Use Quaternary Ammonium Products


CASE STUDY: CENTRAL VALLEY FRANCHISES RELY ON BACKPACK VACUUMS FOR HEALTHY IAQ - cp - September 2015
Improving Indoor Air Quality With Backpack Vacuums


A BRAME EXCEPT BY NAME - sm - September 2015
Mercer Stanfield Leads Brame Specialty Company In Its Fourth Generation


- sm - September 2015
Early Days Of Janitorial Distribution


MAKING HIS OWN NAME - cp - September 2015
Janitronics Makes Challenging Transition From Jim Harris Sr. To Jim Harris Jr.


- cp - September 2015
Choosing The Cleaning Industry


- cp - September 2015
More Than A Building Service Contractor


IDEAS FOR GREEN CLEANING - hs - October 2015
Using Aqueous Ozone To Clean For Health


IDEAS FOR GREEN CLEANING - hs - October 2015
Green Cleaning Supports University Goals


IDEAS FOR GREEN CLEANING - hs - October 2015
Involving Students To Help Grow Green Programs


IDEAS FOR GREEN CLEANING - hs - October 2015
Greening Pest Control Processes


TURNING WATER INTO A POWERFUL CLEANER - cp - September 2015
BSCs Give Electrolyzed Water Another Shot


- cp - September 2015
Activated Water And On-site Chemical Generation


- cp - September 2015
Cleaning And Disinfecting With Water


IN THE MARKET FOR NEW FLOOR EQUIPMENT? - hs - September 2015
Floor Equipment Questions To Ask Before Purchasing


ISSA/INTERCLEAN RETURNS TO SIN CITY - cp - September 2015
Las Vegas Welcomes Building Service Contractors for ISSA/INTERCLEAN 2015


- cp - September 2015
Cleaning Contractors To Hear From 'Shark Tank,' 'Tonight Show' Stars


A BUDDING PROBLEM - sm - September 2015
Market Growing For Marijuana Odor Control


- sm - September 2015
How To Remove Marijuana Smell


PURCHASING THAT WON’T BREAK THE BANK - hs - September 2015
Benefits Between Buying Or Leasing Equipment


MORE TO MATS THAN MEETS THE EYE - hs - September 2015
Mats That Defend Against The Elements


MORE TO MATS THAN MEETS THE EYE - hs - September 2015
The Role Of Matting In Green Programs


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


- sm - September 2015
Using Hypochlorous Acid, Ozonated Water For Cleaning


- sm - September 2015
How Engineered Water Fits With Chemical Sales


- cp - September 2015
Building Service Contractors Welcome Bill Rancic, Eric Chester As Keynote Speakers


MORE TO MATS THAN MEETS THE EYE - hs - September 2015
Mats That Are Necessary For Every Program


MORE TO MATS THAN MEETS THE EYE - hs - September 2015
Recommendations For Cleaning And Maintaining Mats


MORE TO MATS THAN MEETS THE EYE - hs - September 2015
Mats That Prevent Slips And Falls


CASE STUDY: COUNTER MOUNT SOAP DISPENSER SAVES TIME AND MONEY - cp - August 2015
Counter-Mounted Soap Dispenser Is Easier For Customers, Workers


BOOK CLUB: DITCH THE SWOT ANALYSIS - cp - August 2015
Deconstructing Janitorial Business Strategies


DOWN AND DIRTY: MISUSING EQUIPMENT WASTES MONEY AND ADDS LABOR TIME - cp - August 2015
Proper Janitorial Equipment Maintenance Procedures


ISSA/INTERCLEAN RETURNS TO SIN CITY - hs - September 2015
What Facility Managers Can Expect At ISSA/INTERCLEAN 2015


50 YEARS OF HISTORY - cp - August 2015
1960s: National Association Of Building Service Contractors Gets Its Start


- cp - August 2015
1970s: Cleaning Contractors Create World Congress


- cp - August 2015
1980s: Association Emphasizes Janitor Training, Educational Resources


- cp - August 2015
2000s: BSCs Co-locate With ISSA/INTERCLEAN


HOW DO YOUR CLEANING FREQUENCIES STACK UP? - cp - August 2015
What Facility Executives Expect From Cleaning Contractors - Member Content


CATCHER COACH - sm - August 2015
Freetime: Marc George, T&G Chemical & Supply Company, Teaches Kids America's Pastime


RESTROOM CLEANING MACHINES CAN IMPROVE EFFICIENCY - cp - August 2015
Reduce Cleaning Times, Improve Worker Conditions With Restroom Machines


- cp - August 2015
Restroom Cleaning Machines Can Improve Level Of Cleanliness


- cp - August 2015
Cleaning Staff Morale Benefits From Use Of Restroom Machines


DILUTION CONTROL ON THE GO - sm - August 2015
Portable Chemical Proportioners Are Gaining Popularity


- sm - August 2015
New Portable Chemical Dispensers Make Dilution Control Easy


- sm - August 2015
Supplement Wall-mounted Units With Portable Dilution Control Systems


- sm - August 2015
Color-coding Prevents Cross Contamination, Breaks Language Barrier


- sm - August 2015
The Cost Of A Color-coding System


INVENTORY SHIFT - sm - August 2015
More Jan/san Distributors Are Turning To Vendor Managed Inventory


- sm - August 2015
What Is VMI And How Does It Benefit Distributors?


- sm - August 2015
New Vendor Managed Inventory Software Is Changing The Equation


- sm - August 2015
The Risks Of Managing Inventory For Customers


INDUSTRIAL REVOLUTION - cp - August 2015
BSCs Are Finding New Customers By Offering Industrial Cleaning Services


- cp - August 2015
Dirtier Jobs Can Necessitate Special Industrial Cleaning Equipment


- cp - August 2015
Industrial Work May Require OSHA, PPE Training


- cp - August 2015
Hiring Practices May Differ For Industrial Cleaning


LOW-MOISTURE CLEANING REDUCES THE NEED FOR HOT-WATER EXTRACTION - cp - August 2015
Contract Cleaners Find Low-Moisture Methods Effective For Interim Carpet Care, Maintenance


- cp - August 2015
Maintain Carpets With Bonnet Cleaning, Encapsulation And Dry Foam Carpet Cleaning


- cp - August 2015
Low-moisture Carpet Cleaning Proves Environmentally Friendly, Reduces Downtime


THE STRATEGIC SELL: DATA DRIVES SMART SALES - sm - August 2015
Jan/san Distributors Should Rely On Sales Analytics, Not Instincts


DON'T LEAVE CUSTOMERS OUT IN THE COLD - sm - August 2015
Tips For Avoiding An Ice Melt Shortage


- sm - August 2015
Plan Ahead To Meet Ice Melt Product Demand


- sm - August 2015
Handling Orders For Calcium-based And Green Ice Melt


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


- sm - August 2015
Attendees Find New Cleaning Products, Networking Opportunities On ISSA Show Floor


CLOSING THE DOOR ON CARPET ODORS - hs - August 2015
Identifying The Cause of Carpet Odors


CLOSING THE DOOR ON CARPET ODORS - hs - August 2015
Techniques For Removing Odors From Carpets


CLOSING THE DOOR ON CARPET ODORS - hs - August 2015
Stop Carpet Odors Before They Start


CLEANING CARTS COME WITH A SEA OF OPTIONS - hs - August 2015
Factors To Consider Before Purchasing Cleaning Carts


CLEANING CARTS COME WITH A SEA OF OPTIONS - hs - August 2015
Special Features Of Custodial Carts Increase Efficiencies


CLEANING CARTS COME WITH A SEA OF OPTIONS - hs - August 2015
Proper Use of Cleaning Carts


- cp - June 2015
Training For Biohazard Waste Disposal And More


BOOK CLUB: DON'T UNDERESTIMATE THE UNDERDOG - cp - June 2015
How The Story Of David And Goliath Applies To BSCs


HOG WILD - sm - June 2015
Freetime: Karri Klein, J.J. Shearer Company, Hits The Open Road On Her Harley Motorcycle


A LITTLE EXTRA UPKEEP EXTENDS THE LIFE OF EQUIPMENT - cp - June 2015
Carpet, Floor Care Equipment Maintenance Saves Time, Money


- cp - June 2015
Autoscrubber, Buffer and Battery Maintenance Tips


- cp - June 2015
Avoid Costly Vacuum Repairs With Cord, Filter Upkeep


THERE AND BACK AGAIN - cp - June 2015
Jordan Tong Returns Home To Lead Frantz Building Services


STOPPING SCHOOL OUTBREAKS - sm - June 2015
How School Cleaning Affects Attendance


- sm - June 2015
Teaching Proper Cleaning Techniques For Schools


- sm - June 2015
School Cleaning Procedures And Policies


LEAD DON'T FOLLOW - sm - June 2015
How To Make Your Business Stand Out


- sm - June 2015
Competing With Big Box Stores And Online Sellers


- news - 7/8/2015
USGBC Announces New Alignment with CALGreen For LEED Projects


- news - 7/7/2015
3M To Acquire Capital Safety


BUYING GROUP LEADERS SPEAK UP - sm - June 2015
Bringing National Accounts To Buying Groups


- sm - June 2015
Buying Groups Vs. Trade Associations


- sm - June 2015
Comparing Vendor Discounts And Rebates


DOWN AND DIRTY: CLEANING DIRTY GROUT AND AVOIDING FUTURE PROBLEMS - cp - June 2015
Use Hydrogen Peroxide As A Cleaner For Dirty Grout


PANDEMIC PREPAREDNESS - cp - June 2015
BSCs Must Now Have Plans For Pandemic Diseases


- cp - June 2015
Cleaning, Disinfecting Can Stop Spread Of Illness


- cp - June 2015
Planning, Communication Aid Pandemic Preparedness


THE DIRT ON SOAP - hs - June 2015
Should Facilities Look For Soaps Without Mirobeads


THE DIRT ON SOAP - hs - June 2015
Tips For Improving Handwashing


THE DIRT ON SOAP - hs - June 2015
Benefits Of Sanitizers In Class A Facilities


THE DIRT ON SOAP - hs - June 2015
Where Soaps Fall Into Green And Sustainable Programs


THE DIRT ON SOAP - hs - June 2015
What’s Trending With Soaps And Sanitizers


- news - 6/30/2015
Americans Are Overworked and Burnt Out, But Surprisingly Happy at Work


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


WHEN CHEMICALS ARE NO LONGER EFFECTIVE - hs - June 2015
What Is Quat Binding And Why It Must Be Prevented


WHEN CHEMICALS ARE NO LONGER EFFECTIVE - hs - June 2015
Tips To Preventing Quat Absorption


WHEN CHEMICALS ARE NO LONGER EFFECTIVE - hs - June 2015
The Dangers Of Quat Binding In Foodservice


THE TRUTH ABOUT POLISHED CONCRETE - sm - June 2015
Polished Concrete Maintenance Is Still Necessary


- sm - June 2015
Be Proactive With Concrete Floor Care


- sm - June 2015
Avoiding Slips And Falls On Concrete Floors


THE STRATEGIC SELL: TRUST IS WORTH MORE THAN LIKABILITY - sm - May 2015
Build Trust Through Company Transparency


FACT MEETS FICTION - sm - May 2015
Freetime: Gary DeSantis, DeSantis Solutions, Writes A Novel About The Kennedy Assassination


PROFITING FROM CHEMICAL PROPORTIONERS - sm - May 2015
Chemical Proportioners Give Distributors Edge Over Online Sellers


- sm - May 2015
Wall-mounted Dilution Control Systems Protect Distributors From Competition


- sm - May 2015
Is It Better To Repair Or Replace A Chemical Proportioner?


A BRAND UNLIKE ANY OTHER - sm - May 2015
Avoid Competing On Price By Offering Private Brands


- sm - May 2015
Manufacturers Are Growing Private Label Programs


- sm - May 2015
The Private Branding Process


- sm - May 2015
Pros And Cons Of Private Label Products


INSIDE THE MINDS OF MANAGERS - OVERVIEW - hs - June 2015
9th Annual Facility Cleaning Decisions Reader Survey


SAY GOODBYE TO DEAD STOCK - sm - May 2015
Tips For Moving And Avoiding Dead Stock


- sm - May 2015
Track Inventory To Identify Unmovable Products


- sm - May 2015
Pay The Restocking Fee And Move On


- sm - May 2015
Creative Inventory Liquidation Methods


- sm - May 2015
Antimicrobial Soaps Are Not Always Necessary


- sm - May 2015
Green Soap Reduces Irritation, Environmental Impact


- sm - May 2015
Jan/San Distributors Must Understand Customers' Soap Needs


BOOK CLUB: CREATING A CULTURE OF ACCOUNTABILITY - cp - April 2015
Hold Employees Accountable With 'The Oz Principle'


THE KEY TO DEVELOPING MANAGERS - hs - May 2015
Identify And Develop Prospective Supervisors


THE KEY TO DEVELOPING MANAGERS - hs - May 2015
Demonstrating Strong Leadership


DOWN AND DIRTY: PROVING A STRIPPED FLOOR HAS BEEN RINSED ENOUGH TO APPLY SEALER - cp - April 2015
Perform A pH Test After Stripping Floors And Rinsing


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


REDUCING INFECTION HAZARDS - hs - May 2015
Tips For Proper Disposal Of Infectious Waste


REDUCING INFECTION HAZARDS - hs - May 2015
Containing Hazardous Waste: Finding A Strong Hold


REDUCING INFECTION HAZARDS - hs - May 2015
Protect Workers From Medical Waste


REDUCING INFECTION HAZARDS - hs - May 2015
What Is Considered Medical Waste


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


- sm - May 2015
Add Composting To A Building's Sustainability Program


- sm - May 2015
What's In The Waste Stream?


- sm - May 2015
The Jan/San Distributor's Role In Composting


AVOIDING A FRUIT COCKTAIL OF SMELLS - hs - May 2015
What Fragrances Are Trending In Odor Control


AVOIDING A FRUIT COCKTAIL OF SMELLS - hs - May 2015
Odor Control Scents: Choosing The Best Options


AVOIDING A FRUIT COCKTAIL OF SMELLS - hs - May 2015
Streamlining Odor Control Fragrances Throughout The Facility


TIPS FOR CLEANING RESTROOMS DURING THE DAY - cp - April 2015
Day Cleaning Restrooms Requires Different Processes, Equipment, Schedules


- cp - April 2015
Restroom Cleaning With A Day Porter


- cp - April 2015
Janitor Training, Building Occupant Education Are Essential With Day Cleaning


LANDING SCHOOL ACCOUNTS - cp - April 2015
How Contract Cleaners Can Stand Out In The Education Market


- cp - April 2015
Emphasize Student Health And Safety In School Cleaning


- cp - April 2015
Network With Community Leaders, School Administrators


- cp - April 2015
Start Cleaning Charter And Private Schools


- cp - April 2015
Meeting School Janitor Expectations


MAKING THE ROUNDS WITH FLOOR PADS - hs - May 2015
Benefits Of Choosing The Right Floor Pads


MAKING THE ROUNDS WITH FLOOR PADS - hs - May 2015
Proper Maintenance Of Floor Pads


MAKING THE ROUNDS WITH FLOOR PADS - hs - May 2015
Exploring New Floor Equipment Options


- sm - May 2015
Advantages Of A pH Neutral Cleaner


INCREMENTAL IMPROVEMENTS - sm - April 2015
Survey: Jan/San Distributors Expect Modest Sales Growth In 2015 - Member Content


TAPPING INTO A NEW CUSTOMER BASE - sm - April 2015
New Distribution Software Opens Up B2C Jan/San Market


- sm - April 2015
Distributors Can Find Both Business-To-Consumer And Business-To-Business Sales


- sm - April 2015
Don't Ignore Website User Experience


BATTERY BACKPACK VACUUMS SAVE TIME, LABOR COSTS - cp - April 2015
New Batteries Make Backpack Vacuums Lighter, Longer Lasting


- cp - April 2015
Battery-Powered Vacuums Improve Safety, Productivity, Maneuverability


GHS COMPLIANCE — WHEN CUSTODIAL MANAGERS CAN EXPECT THINGS TO CHANGE - hs - May 2015
Prepare For The Next Round Of GHS Requirements


HAND DRYERS SLIM DOWN - sm - April 2015
Hand Dryer Innovations Arrive In Time For Increased ADA Enforcement


- sm - April 2015
Modern ADA-Compliant Hand Dryers Need No Recessed Panel


MANUFACTURER ROUNDTABLE: DILUTION CONTROL - cp - April 2015
GHS Labeling For Preportioned Packets


- cp - April 2015
Comparing Dilution Control System Prices


- cp - April 2015
Best Facilities For Preportioned Chemical Dispenser Packets


- cp - April 2015
Diluting With Personal Protective Equipment


- cp - April 2015
Why To Use Preportioned Chemical Packs


- cp - April 2015
The Importance Of Labeling, Color Coding In Chemical Dilution


- cp - April 2015
Understanding Preportioned Chemical Dilution Systems


BIG GAME SUPPLIER - sm - April 2015
How Maintenance Mart Earned A Role In The Super Bowl


- sm - April 2015
Serving Arizona Sports Stadiums


- sm - April 2015
Introduction To The Cleaning Industry


- sm - April 2015
Closing The Deal With University Of Phoenix Stadium


- sm - April 2015
Super Bowl Setup


- sm - April 2015
A Super Bowl Marketing Boost


SENDING THE RIGHT MESSAGE - hs - April 2015
Customizing Restroom Dispensers Sends A Message


SENDING THE RIGHT MESSAGE - hs - April 2015
Branding Restrooms Supports Facility Goals


SENDING THE RIGHT MESSAGE - hs - April 2015
The Future Of Restroom Customization


PROTECTING THE MICROFIBER INVESTMENT - hs - April 2015
Proper Laundering Prolongs Microfiber Life


PROTECTING THE MICROFIBER INVESTMENT - hs - April 2015
Tips To Laundering Microfiber


PROTECTING THE MICROFIBER INVESTMENT - hs - April 2015
How To Properly Dry Microfiber


ADJUSTING TO NEW SURROUNDINGS - hs - April 2015
Versatility Of Orbital Equipment Includes Carpets


ADJUSTING TO NEW SURROUNDINGS - hs - April 2015
Benefits Of Using Orbital Equipment On Carpets


MULTIPURPOSE MACHINES - sm - April 2015
Identifying Alternate Carpet Extractor Functions


- sm - April 2015
Carpet Cleaning Equipment Works For Upholstery


- sm - April 2015
Cleaning Grout With A High-Pressure Carpet Extractor


- sm - April 2015
Multifunction Machines Benefit Janitorial Distributors, End Users


TWO GHS DEADLINES LOOM FOR DISTRIBUTORS - sm - April 2015
Jan/San Industry Prepares For Globally Harmonized System


- sm - April 2015
GHS Pictograms, Signal Words Improve Hazard Communication


SHIELDING FACILITIES FROM INFECTION - hs - April 2015
Infection Prevention That Fights Pandemics


SHIELDING FACILITIES FROM INFECTION - hs - April 2015
Training Staff On Proper Infection Prevention


SHIELDING FACILITIES FROM INFECTION - hs - April 2015
Understanding Transmission Of Germs


SHIELDING FACILITIES FROM INFECTION - hs - April 2015
Protecting Staff From Germ Exposure


DEVELOPING AN A+ HAND HYGIENE PROGRAM - hs - April 2015
Techniques To Improve Hand Washing In Schools


DEVELOPING AN A+ HAND HYGIENE PROGRAM - hs - April 2015
Steps To Boost Hand Hygiene


BOOK CLUB: SUCCESS LIES WITHIN - cp - February 2015
Steve Harvey Tells BSCs To Harness Fear To Attain Success


WINDOW BLINDS CLEANING CAN SEPARATE BSCS FROM THE COMPETITION - cp - February 2015
Demand Is High For Window Treatment Cleaning


- cp - February 2015
Customers Want Specialty Cleaning Services from BSCs


- cp - February 2015
Know The Different Types Of Window Blinds


- cp - February 2015
How To Clean Window Blinds


- cp - February 2015
Offering Ultrasonic Blinds Cleaning


DOWN AND DIRTY: ESSENTIAL VACUUM ATTACHMENTS - cp - February 2015
The Right Vacuum Attachments Reduce Labor, Clean Safely


CLEANING WITH QR CODES - cp - February 2015
Mobile Surveys Can Increase Efficiency, Customer Satisfaction


- cp - February 2015
Improve Response Times With QR Code Surveys


- cp - February 2015
A New Tool For Quality Assurance Managers


- cp - February 2015
Holding Employees Accountable


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


- cp - February 2015
Choosing The Best Soap For Each Facility


- cp - February 2015
Employee Involvement Leads To Higher Satisfaction


- cp - February 2015
Consider The Environmental Impact Of Soap


- cp - February 2015
Industrial Soaps Are A Necessity


TURNOVER TURNAROUND - cp - February 2015
Reducing Employee Turnover In A Competitive Job Market


- cp - February 2015
The Cost Of Turnover


- cp - February 2015
Hiring Janitors Who Will Stay


- cp - February 2015
Rewards And Recognition Programs


- cp - February 2015
Flexibility And Quality Management Improve Employee Retention


- cp - February 2015
Survey: Hiring And Retention For Commercial Cleaning Jobs – Member Content


ISSA/INTERCLEAN SHINES BRIGHT - sm - February 2015
Thousands Visit Orlando For ISSA/INTERCLEAN 2014


- sm - February 2015
Honoring Jan/San Innovation Award Winners


- sm - February 2015
The Birthplace Of College Basketball And The Founders Of Gym Floor Finish


STRIP FLOORS IN LESS TIME AND WITH LESS LABOR - cp - February 2015
Orbital Machines Are Changing Floor Cleaning


- cp - February 2015
New Floor Care Equipment Makes For Happy Employees


- cp - February 2015
Oscillating Machines Strip Floors Fast


SALES LEADERS - sm - February 2015
Sanitary Maintenance Assembles The 2014 Team Of Super Sales Leaders


MAJOR CHANGE COMING TO FEDERAL MARKET - cp - February 2015
Federal Strategic Sourcing Initiative Targets Government Contractors


- cp - February 2015
New FSSI Could Affect 2,500 Building Service Contractors


- cp - February 2015
How Federal Strategic Sourcing Differs From The Private Sector


- cp - February 2015
Status Of Government Cleaning Contracts


SHINING LIGHT ON HAI PREVENTION - hs - February 2015
Technology That Defends Against Hospital-Acquired Infections


SHINING LIGHT ON HAI PREVENTION - hs - February 2015
Cost Of UV Disinfection Techology


CLEAN UP PRODUCTIVITY PROBLEMS - hs - February 2015
Using Ride-On Vacuums To Improve Productivity


CLEAN UP PRODUCTIVITY PROBLEMS - hs - February 2015
Carpet Equipment That Results In Big Savings


CLEAN UP PRODUCTIVITY PROBLEMS - hs - February 2015
Carpet Equipment Accessories That Make Sense


THE STRATEGIC SELL: STRATEGIZE YOUR SALES TACTICS - sm - February 2015
Every Set Of Jan/San Sales Goals Needs A Marketing Plan


CLASS A FACILITIES DEMAND FIRST-RATE RESTROOMS - sm - February 2015
Luxury Paper Towels Provide Upscale Atmosphere, Reduce Waste


- sm - February 2015
High-end Bathrooms Need Foam Soap


- sm - February 2015
Don’t Forget Soap And Towel Dispensers


CLEARING THE AIR ON HAND DRYERS - hs - February 2015
Benefits Of Quicker Dry Times And Heated Hand Drying


CLEARING THE AIR ON HAND DRYERS - hs - February 2015
Calculating Energy Consumption With Hand Dryers


CLEARING THE AIR ON HAND DRYERS - hs - February 2015
Maintenance Tips For Hand Dryers


CLEARING THE AIR ON HAND DRYERS - hs - February 2015
Tips To Control Splash And Drips In Restrooms


CLEARING THE AIR ON HAND DRYERS - hs - February 2015
Standard Versus Blade Hand Dryers


CLEARING THE AIR ON HAND DRYERS - hs - February 2015
How Hand Dryers Contribute To Restroom Hygiene


CLEARING THE AIR ON HAND DRYERS - hs - February 2015
How To Identify Proper Placement Of Hand Dryers


CLEARING THE AIR ON HAND DRYERS - hs - February 2015
Are Your Hand Dryers ADA Compliant?


MANAGING THE GENERATIONAL GAP - hs - February 2015
Tips To Managing A Multigenerational Workforce


MANAGING THE GENERATIONAL GAP - hs - February 2015
Getting The Most Out of Workers Of All Ages


MANAGING THE GENERATIONAL GAP - hs - February 2015
Succession Planning: Preparing Future Leaders


STEAM ALLOWS FOR CHEMICAL-FREE CLEANING - cp - November 2014
Understanding The Power Of Steam Cleaning


- cp - November 2014
Use Steam For Specialty Cleaning, Tricky Surfaces


- cp - November 2014
Become Familiar With The Steam Cleaning Equipment


- cp - November 2014
Steam Clean To Remove Biofilm


BOOK CLUB: DO NOT KICK THESE HABITS - cp - November 2014
BSCs Can Join The Ranks of Covey's Highly Effective People


CLEAN LARGE AREAS FASTER WITH STAND-ON MACHINES - cp - November 2014
Stand-on Equipment And Airport Cleaning Make Good Match


- cp - November 2014
Carpet, Hard Floor Cleaning Prove Good Fit For Stand-on Machines


- cp - November 2014
Speed, Agility Of Stand-on Vacs Makes For Efficient Cleaning


- cp - November 2014
Stand-on Cleaners Lead To Satisfied Employees


ANTIBACTERIAL SOAPS UNDER ATTACK - sm - November 2014
Triclosan Soap Manufacturers Must Prove Health Benefits


- sm - November 2014
Customers Are Already Asking For Triclosan-Free Soap


- sm - November 2014
Opponents Want Antimicrobial Soap Choice Left Up To Consumers


- sm - November 2014
Antimicrobial Hand Sanitizers, Healthcare Products Are On Deck


A SPOTTY SITUATION - sm - November 2014
Tips For How To Remove Urine Stains And Odors


- sm - November 2014
Choosing The Right Product Is Key When Cleaning Urine Stains


- sm - November 2014
Get Below The Surface To Remove Urine Smell


- sm - November 2014
Communicate With Facility Staff To Clean Urine Stains Fast


CLASS A FACILITIES DEMAND UPSCALE TOWELS AND DISPENSERS - cp - November 2014
High-end Consumables Make A Restroom Stand Out


- cp - November 2014
More Absorbent Towels Decrease Usage


- cp - November 2014
Small Dispensers Provide Restrooms With A Sophisticated Look


- cp - November 2014
Upscale Dispensers Can Increase Productivity


THE RIGHT STOCK - sm - November 2014
Understand The Difference Between Managing Inventory And Controlling Inventory


- sm - November 2014
Make Informed Inventory Management Decisions


- sm - November 2014
Negotiate A Vendor Agreement


- sm - November 2014
Think Twice Before Accepting Special Orders


ESTEEMED EMPLOYER - cp - November 2014
How MahlerClean Became One Of The Top Employers In Milwaukee


- cp - November 2014
Make Employee Satisfaction A Priority


- cp - November 2014
Find Ways To Recognize Employees


- cp - November 2014
How To Investigate Employee Misconduct


PEST PREVENTION TIPS - hs - November 2014
How Integrated Pest Management Prevents Infestations


PEST PREVENTION TIPS - hs - November 2014
Why Pest Management Matters


PEST PREVENTION TIPS - hs - November 2014
Pest-Proofing Tips From Professionals


SCHOOLS BENEFIT FROM BACKPACKS - hs - November 2014
Backpack Vacuums Improve Efficiency And Productivity


SCHOOLS BENEFIT FROM BACKPACKS - hs - November 2014
Benefits to Using Backpack Vacuums


FIVE ESSENTIAL JOB INTERVIEW QUESTIONS - cp - November 2014
It's Time To Rethink The Behavioral Interviewing Process


DOWN AND DIRTY: SUPERVISING TWO TYPES OF JANITORS - cp - November 2014
Turn Bad Employees Into Reliable Team Members


THE STRATEGIC SELL: BEWARE OF BACKORDERS - sm - November 2014
Backorders Lead To Employee Disengagement


FIGHTING INFECTIONS REQUIRES PLANNING - hs - November 2014
Developing An Infection Prevention Program


MANUFACTURER ROUNDTABLE: CLEANERS AND DISINFECTANTS - cp - November 2014
Get To Know the OSHA Globally Harmonized System


- cp - November 2014
Save Time And Money With Proper Cleaning Chemical Measurements


- cp - November 2014
Follow The Dwell Time On The Label


- cp - November 2014
How To Clean A Computer Screen


- cp - November 2014
Comparing Cost, Convenience Of Chemical Disinfectants


THE DIRT ON CLEANING CLOTHS - hs - November 2014
Microfiber Cloths Excel Over Cotton


THE DIRT ON CLEANING CLOTHS - hs - November 2014
Proper Use Of Cleaning Cloths Prevent Cross-Contamination


THE DIRT ON CLEANING CLOTHS - hs - November 2014
Do’s And Don’ts Of Laundering


THE DIRT ON CLEANING CLOTHS - hs - November 2014
Role Of Wet Wipes In Commercial Cleaning


FANS OF GREEN - sm - November 2014
Breaking Into The Sports Venue Market With Green Cleaning


SUSTAINABLE SUDS - sm - November 2014
Sports Facilities Present Specialized Cleaning Challenges


FANS OF GREEN - sm - November 2014
Learn To Sell Green Products In Sports


FANS OF GREEN - sm - November 2014
Provide Cleaning Solutions For Stadiums And Arenas


FANS OF GREEN - sm - November 2014
Making Sports Sponsorships Work For Jan/san Distributors


DON'T GET TRIPPED UP - hs - November 2014
Develop A Slip-And-Fall Safety Strategy


DON'T GET TRIPPED UP - hs - November 2014
Causes And Prevention Of Slips And Falls


DON'T GET TRIPPED UP - hs - November 2014
OSHA Regulations On Floor Safety


SALES REP COMPENSATION SURVEY - sm - October 2014
Average Jan/San Sales Rep Compensation


ICE MELT BEST PRACTICES - hs - November 2014
Effectiveness of Ice Melt


ICE MELT BEST PRACTICES - hs - November 2014
Tips To Using Blended Salt Products For Ice Melt


ICE MELT BEST PRACTICES - hs - November 2014
Environmental Impact Of Ice Melt Products


- sm - October 2014
Green Certified Laundry From Start To Finish


ENZYMES AND BACTERIA ADD A POWERFUL PUNCH TO CLEANERS - cp - October 2014
Bio-enzymatic Cleaners Help With Odor Control


- cp - October 2014
Pick The Right Enzyme To Remove Odor


- cp - October 2014
Enzymatic Cleaners Work Well In Foodservice, Locker Rooms


- cp - October 2014
Train Employees To Work With Enzymes


SALES SHIFT - sm - October 2014
Making Room For The Millennial Generation


- sm - October 2014
Adapt To Change And Become A Mentor


- sm - October 2014
Embrace Technology For Sales and Training


- sm - October 2014
Bridging The Generation Gap


- sm - October 2014
What Millennials Want In A Workplace


COMBINING CARPET CARE AND EFFICIENCIES - hs - October 2014
Carpet Equipment That Streamlines Frequencies


COMBINING CARPET CARE AND EFFICIENCIES - hs - October 2014
Simplifies Cleaning Processes Using Carpet Equipment


- cp - October 2014
Conduct Research On Mops And Communicate With Customers


- cp - October 2014
Microfiber: A Cleaning Industry Trend


- cp - October 2014
Demonstrate Energy Conservation Capabilities


- cp - October 2014
Use Energy-Efficient Equipment


- cp - October 2014
Cut The Cord or Switch To Batteries


SCENTS AND SENSIBILITY - sm - October 2014
Bad Smells Leave Bad Impressions


- sm - October 2014
Locate The Source To Eliminate Odors


- sm - October 2014
Restroom Odor Removal Solutions


- sm - October 2014
Find A Fragrance To Fit The Restroom


FOCUSING ON CUSTOMER SATISFACTION - hs - October 2014
How Customer Service Plays Into Custodial Operations


EQUIPMENT THAT MIRRORS THE COMPANY MISSION - hs - October 2014
Benefits Of Ride-on Scrubbers Extend Beyond Cleaning


EQUIPMENT THAT MIRRORS THE COMPANY MISSION - hs - October 2014
Chemical-Free Scrubber Cleans Outdoor Space


EQUIPMENT THAT MIRRORS THE COMPANY MISSION - hs - October 2014
Using Floor Equipment Drives Productivity


10 COMMONLY RECOGNIZED DISCIPLINARY OFFENSES - cp - October 2014
Common Workplace Violations


- cp - October 2014
Employee Theft And Assault Are The Biggest Disciplinary Offenses


- cp - October 2014
Disciplining Janitors For Excessive Absenteeism


- cp - October 2014
Disciplining Janitors For Harassment In The Workplace


SIMPLIFYING REBATES - sm - October 2014
Use Distribution Software To Track Rebates


- sm - October 2014
Rebate Tracking Made Simple


- sm - October 2014
Rebate Tracking Software Saves Time


- sm - October 2014
Buying Groups Use Rebate Software, Too


- sm - October 2014
Green Mats Are Made Of Recycled Materials


- sm - October 2014
Entryway Mats In Green Cleaning Programs


- sm - October 2014
Cleaning Mats Per LEED Guidelines


GET MORE FROM YOUR CUSTODIAL MANAGEMENT SOFTWARE - cp - October 2014
Use Janitorial Software To Monitor Equipment And Record Personnel Issues


BSCAI ORLANDO - cp - October 2014
BSCAI Annual Convention Co-locates With ISSA/INTERCLEAN 2014


BSCAI ORLANDO - cp - October 2014
Education At Building Service Contractors Association International Convention


HEALTHCARE HAND WASHING ON THE RISE - hs - October 2014
Improving Hand Washing Compliance


HEALTHCARE HAND WASHING ON THE RISE - hs - October 2014
Hand Washing Programs Can Reduce Hospital Infections


HEALTHCARE HAND WASHING ON THE RISE - hs - October 2014
Hand Washing Posters Reinforce Compliance


HEALTHCARE HAND WASHING ON THE RISE - hs - October 2014
Hand Hygiene Goes High Tech


THE BEST GAME PLAN FOR GYM FLOORS - sm - September 2014
Gym Floor Mats Are First Line Of Defense


- sm - September 2014
Gym Floor Maintenance Takes Communication Between Athletic And Custodial Departments


BIG THINGS IN STORE AT ISSA/INTERCLEAN 2014 - hs - October 2014
Continuing Education Offerings At ISSA/INTERCLEAN


BIG THINGS IN STORE AT ISSA/INTERCLEAN 2014 - hs - October 2014
Learn Best Practices By Networking With Custodial Executives


BIG THINGS IN STORE AT ISSA/INTERCLEAN 2014 - hs - October 2014
Benefits Of Attending ISSA/INTERCLEAN


BIG THINGS IN STORE AT ISSA/INTERCLEAN 2014 - hs - October 2014
Boost Your Career At The Annual IEHA Conference


AVOIDING DIRTY MOP WATER - sm - September 2014
Buckets That Prevent Dirty Mop Water


- sm - September 2014
Dual-cavity Buckets Separate Clean From Dirty Water


- sm - September 2014
Bucketless Mops Utilize Built-in Chemical Reservoirs


- sm - September 2014
Belinda Jefferson Leads Her Family Business


- sm - September 2014
Detroit Files For Bankruptcy


- sm - September 2014
Moving Forward After The Detroit Bankruptcy Ruling


- sm - September 2014
HHI Supports The Detroit Community


- news - 10/9/2014
Tom Valentino, Vectair Systems VP of Sales and Marketing, Passes


THREE REASONS TO USE A WHOLESALER - sm - September 2014
Cash Management Solutions From Cleaning Redistributors


- sm - September 2014
Just In Time Delivery Alleviates Inventory Concerns


HOW TECH-SAVVY IS YOUR SALES TEAM? - sm - September 2014
If Leadership Embraces Sales Technology, Reps Will Follow


GETTING EVEN GREENER - sm - September 2014
Recycled Paper Towels Are The Mainstream


- sm - September 2014
Best Markets For Green Paper Towels


- sm - September 2014
Bamboo Paper Towels Are Examples Of Using Alternative Fibers


- sm - September 2014
Forest Stewardship Council Monitors Paper Towel Sourcing


- sm - September 2014
Composting Paper Towels Among Future Trends


- sm - September 2014
UL Environment Updates ECOLOGO Towel Certifications


ISSA/INTERCLEAN 2014 TO BE BIGGER THAN EVER - sm - September 2014
ISSA Orlando Boasts Four Keynotes And Four Days Of Education


- sm - September 2014
ISSA/INTERCLEAN 2014 Offers Plenty Of Networking


TAKE THE STAIRS TO SUCCESS - cp - August 2014
Take The Stairs By Rory Vaden Is A Worthwhile Read


STUDYING THE SCHOOL MARKET - cp - August 2014
BSCs Want To Provide School Cleaning Services


- cp - August 2014
Before Cleaning Schools, Research The RFP


- cp - August 2014
Janitorial Certifications May Help With School Bidding


- cp - August 2014
School Cleaning Presents Unique Challenges


BETTER CLEANING IN LESS TIME WITH RESTROOM MACHINES - cp - August 2014
Restroom Cleaning Without Mops And Rags


- cp - August 2014
Choose The Right Size Of Restroom Cleaning Machine


- cp - August 2014
Restroom Cleaning Equipment Requires Training


- cp - August 2014
Restroom Cleaning Machines Save Time


GETTING INSIDE YOUR CUSTOMER'S HEAD - cp - August 2014
From Facility Manager To Building Service Contractor


- cp - August 2014
What Facilities Managers Want From Their Cleaning Providers


- cp - August 2014
Facility Managers Rank Value Over A Low Price For Cleaning


- cp - August 2014
Facilities Manager Survey Reveals Biggest Cleaning Complaints


- cp - August 2014
Customers More Likely To Hire A BSC With A Cleaning Certification


- cp - August 2014
Cleaning Sustainability Is Important In Facilities Management


- cp - August 2014
Facility Manager Survey Outlines Cleaning Priorities - Member Content


- news - 9/12/2014
CASE STUDY: School Improves Productivity And Safety With Floor Equipment


- news - 9/11/2014
OSHA Violators Will Find it Harder to do Biz with Feds


PREVENTING THE OFFICE OUTBREAK - sm - August 2014
Cleaning Can Reduce Absenteeism In The Workplace


- sm - August 2014
Limiting Workplace Illness Is A Cost Savings


- sm - August 2014
Healthy Cleaning In Commercial Offices


- sm - August 2014
Disinfecting And Hand Washing Reduce Workplace Illnesses


'SONG SUNG' TRIBUTE - sm - August 2014
Freetime: Bob Lee, Berk Wiper International, Performs A Neil Diamond Tribute


CUTTING THE CORD - sm - August 2014
Battery Powered Backpack Vacuum Saves Time, Money


- sm - August 2014
Cordless Backpack Vacuum Perfect For School Market


- sm - August 2014
Battery Backpack Vacuum Improves Efficiencies And Morale


ORBITAL FLOOR MACHINES CAN BE USED FOR INTERIM CARPET CLEANING - cp - August 2014
Interim Carpet Cleaning With Orbital Equipment


- cp - August 2014
Orbital Machines Improve Carpet Appearance


- news - 9/9/2014
Tips To Combating Recurring Carpet Spots


- news - 9/8/2014
CASE STUDY: Cleaning Under the Radar at 24-Hour Casino


- news - 9/8/2014
Industry Associations Petition OSHA to Extend Deadlines for GHS Compliance


- news - 9/5/2014
FDA Limits on Antibacterial Ingredients Pose Safety Risk


ORBITAL FLOOR EQUIPMENT GAINING POPULARITY - sm - August 2014
Orbital Floor Machines Clean At High Speeds


- sm - August 2014



- sm - August 2014
Orbital Equipment Can Clean A Variety Of Surfaces


IMPROVE PRODUCTIVITY WITH BACKPACKS - hs - August 2014
Advancements To Backpack Vacuums Result In Efficiencies


IMPROVE PRODUCTIVITY WITH BACKPACKS - hs - August 2014
Improving Ergonomics For Backpack Vacuums


IMPROVE PRODUCTIVITY WITH BACKPACKS - hs - August 2014
Proper Maintenance Of Backpack Vacuums


- news - 9/4/2014
Ninety-five Million Workdays Are Lost Due To Slips And Falls Each Year


- sm - August 2014
Janitorial Distributors Deal With e-Tailer Threat


- sm - August 2014
How Janitorial Suppliers Are Improving SEO


- sm - August 2014
Website Analytics Lead To Better Jan/San e-Commerce


- sm - August 2014
Attracting Millennials To Jan/San With Technology


- sm - August 2014
Using Social Media For Recruiting And Marketing


- sm - August 2014
Equip Jan/San Sales Reps With Tablets And Smartphones


- sm - August 2014
Overcoming Staff Resistance To Technology


DEVELOP THE WEAK AND USE THE STRONG - hs - August 2014
Assess And Streamline Your Department


DEVELOP THE WEAK AND USE THE STRONG - hs - August 2014
Identify And Overcome Staffing And Purchasing Challenges


- news - 9/3/2014
USGBC and American Chemistry Council Advance LEED


- news - 8/29/2014
Attack Germ Hot Spots Before Cold And Flu Season


- news - 8/29/2014
OSHA Offers Web Tool That Identifies Workplace Hazards


RECRUIT THE BEST (FORGET THE REST) - cp - August 2014
Improve Recruitment In Three Steps


- news - 8/28/2014
Research Addresses Cost Of Being Sustainable


RECOGNIZING THE GREATNESS AROUND US - hs - August 2014
Promoting Managers Of Distinction


- news - 8/28/2014
Study: Hand Sanitizers Have Little Effect On School Absences


- news - 8/27/2014
Tips To Eliminate Mold, Mildew and Bacteria In Restrooms


- news - 8/27/2014
Free Online Industry Training Tool Now Available


- news - 8/27/2014
Survey: Tolerance For Pests Drops As Expectations Of Facility Execs Raise


- news - 8/26/2014
Green Building Tool Coordination and Development Gets Streamlined


- cp - August 2014
Do Green Certifications Address Sustainable Cleaning Products?


- cp - August 2014
FTC Green Guides Impact Cleaning Product Certifications


- news - 8/26/2014
Step-By-Step Tips To Apply Floor Finish


GETTING TO THE ANSWERS - hs - August 2014
Hiring Tips That Result In Quality Recruiting
Tapping into 180 years of industry experience for insight on employee issues impacting custodial executives

GETTING TO THE ANSWERS - hs - August 2014
Interview Question Recommendations


GETTING TO THE ANSWERS - hs - August 2014
Training Challenges With New Recruits


GETTING TO THE ANSWERS - hs - August 2014
Tips To Training New Staff


GETTING TO THE ANSWERS - hs - August 2014
Managing And Resolving Staff Complaints


GETTING TO THE ANSWERS - hs - August 2014
Advice For Disciplining Difficult Employees


GETTING TO THE ANSWERS - hs - August 2014
How To Overcome Generational Struggles


GETTING TO THE ANSWERS - hs - August 2014
Succession Planning For The Future Of The Department


SAVE MARGINS WITH SMARTER PRICES - sm - August 2014
Value-Add Services Or Low Prices: What Kind Of A Distributor Are You?


- sm - August 2014
Developing A Better Product Pricing Strategy


- sm - August 2014
How Salespeople Should Communicate Price Increases


- news - 8/20/2014
Reduce Waste With Trendy GameDay Recycling Challenge


FORECASTING AFTER AN EXTREME WINTER - sm - August 2014
Distributors Kept Up With Ice Melt Demand Despite Polar Vortex


- sm - August 2014
Forecasting Ice Melt Pre-Orders After A Harsh Winter


- sm - August 2014
Storing Excess Ice Melt In Summer


STAFF SPENDING TOO MUCH TIME IN THE RESTROOM? - hs - August 2014
Daily Tasks Required For Restroom Cleaning
Identify a simplified approach to workloading restrooms for daily cleaning

STAFF SPENDING TOO MUCH TIME IN THE RESTROOM? - hs - August 2014
Tips To Developing Restroom Cleaning Times


STAFF SPENDING TOO MUCH TIME IN THE RESTROOM? - hs - August 2014
Improve Restroom Cleaning Productivity


- news - 8/14/2014
CDC Outlines Suggestions for Keeping Viruses Contained


PUSHING CLEANING CARTS FORWARD - hs - August 2014
Benefits Of Customizing Cleaning Carts


PUSHING CLEANING CARTS FORWARD - hs - August 2014
Considering Ergonomics And Maneuverability Before Purchasing Cleaning Carts


PUSHING CLEANING CARTS FORWARD - hs - August 2014
Trends Toward Security And Construction Of Cleaning Carts


- news - 7/28/2014
Experts Offer Best Vacuum Practices And Proper Carpet Care Tips


- cp - June 2014
State Of Commercial Cleaning Business 2014 - Member Content


LABOR AND THE LAW - cp - June 2014
How The Americans With Disabilities Act Affects Contract Cleaners


- news - 7/23/2014
Study Reveals Germ Hotspot In Hospitals


CLEANING WATERLESS URNINALS REQUIRES SPECIAL MAINTENANCE - cp - June 2014
Benefits of Waterless Urinal Systems


CLEANING WATERLESS URNINALS REQUIRES SPECIAL MAINTENANCE - cp - June 2014
How Waterless Urinals Work


CLEANING WATERLESS URNINALS REQUIRES SPECIAL MAINTENANCE - cp - June 2014
Cleaning Waterless Urinals The Right Way


- news - 7/22/2014
Hand Washing Program That Reduced HAIs by 80 Percent


A ROWER TO THE 'CORR' - sm - June 2014
Freetime: Ed Corr, Corr Distributors, Has A Passion For Rowing


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


SIMPLIFY FLOOR CARE WITH PREPORTIONED CHEMICALS FOR AUTOSCRUBBERS - cp - June 2014
Using Preportion Chemical Packets With Autoscrubbers


SIMPLIFY FLOOR CARE WITH PREPORTIONED CHEMICALS FOR AUTOSCRUBBERS - cp - June 2014
Chemical Packets Provide Convenience and Dilution Control


SIMPLIFY FLOOR CARE WITH PREPORTIONED CHEMICALS FOR AUTOSCRUBBERS - cp - June 2014
Chemical Preportioners: Take The Guesswork Out of Inventory Control


DAY CLEANING CALLS FOR QUIETER VACUUMS - cp - June 2014
Cleaning Without Disturbing Building Occupants


DAY CLEANING CALLS FOR QUIETER VACUUMS - cp - June 2014
Janitronics Makes The Switch To Low-decibel Vacuums


DAY CLEANING CALLS FOR QUIETER VACUUMS - cp - June 2014
Tips for Maintaining Vacuum Peformance


DAY CLEANING CALLS FOR QUIETER VACUUMS - cp - June 2014
Reducing The Risk of Hearing Damage From Vacuuming


BATTLE SUPERBUGS WITH SHORTER DWELL TIMES - sm - June 2014
Disinfecting Against Antibiotic-resistant Bacteria


BATTLE SUPERBUGS WITH SHORTER DWELL TIMES - sm - June 2014
Types of Disinfectants Used in Healthcare Facilities


BATTLE SUPERBUGS WITH SHORTER DWELL TIMES - sm - June 2014
Targeting Disease-causing Pathogens


HEALTHCARE CLEANING - cp - June 2014
Healthcare Markets Provide Opportunities for BSCs


HEALTHCARE CLEANING - cp - June 2014
Environmenal Services Departments Turn To Project Outsourcing


HEALTHCARE CLEANING - cp - June 2014
BSCs Fill In Medical Cleaning Staff Gaps


HEALTHCARE CLEANING - cp - June 2014
Documenting Hospital Cleaning and Hygiene Outcomes


HEALTHCARE CLEANING - cp - June 2014
Infection Control Training Is Key To Success


- news - 7/8/2014
Tips For Preventing Heat Stress In Warm Work Environments


TEACHING GERM WARFARE - hs - June 2014
Breaking Down How Germs Are Spread


TEACHING GERM WARFARE - hs - June 2014
Explanation Of The Five Levels Of Clean
Surfaces custodians should focus on in an effort to reduce the spread of infection

TEACHING GERM WARFARE - hs - June 2014
Chemicals And Equipment That Fight Infections
Surfaces custodians should focus on in an effort to reduce the spread of infection

PREVENTATIVE MAINTENANCE - hs - June 2014
Developing A Strong Preventative Maintenance Program For Floor Equipment
Doing so can improve departmental productivity, improve sustainability and mean a cleaner facility

PREVENTATIVE MAINTENANCE - hs - June 2014
Maintenance Tips for Floor Equipment
Why it is important for custodial managers to develop a plan and train staff to properly maintain floor equipment

THE SMELL OF SUCCESS - hs - June 2014
How To Identify The Source Of Foul Odors
Identifying problem areas and techniques for removing foul odors from restrooms

THE SMELL OF SUCCESS - hs - June 2014
Common Scents And How To Fight Odors


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


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


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


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


FLOOR EQUIPMENT PURCHASING - cp - June 2014
BSCs Weigh In On One of Their Biggest Investments — Floor Equipment


FLOOR EQUIPMENT PURCHASING - cp - April 2014
Buying Floor Machines From Distributors Vs. Direct


FLOOR EQUIPMENT PURCHASING - cp - April 2014
Should BSCs Rent or Lease Floor Care Machines?


A LEADER PERSPECTIVE - hs - June 2014
Employee Engagement – What is it, really?


WHEN THE GOING GETS TOUGH - hs - June 2014
Workloading And Productivity From Products


MANUFACTURER ROUNDTABLE: TURNING WATER INTO A POWERFUL CLEANER - cp - April 2014
Understanding The Science Behind Activated Water


MANUFACTURER ROUNDTABLE: TURNING WATER INTO A POWERFUL CLEANER - cp - April 2014
Selecting The Right Electrolyzed Water Product


MANUFACTURER ROUNDTABLE: TURNING WATER INTO A POWERFUL CLEANER - cp - April 2014
Independent Tests Back Activated Water Claims


MANUFACTURER ROUNDTABLE: TURNING WATER INTO A POWERFUL CLEANER - cp - April 2014
Weighing The Cleaning Efficiency of E-water Solutions


MANUFACTURER ROUNDTABLE: TURNING WATER INTO A POWERFUL CLEANER - cp - April 2014
Common Uses For Activated Water Products


MANUFACTURER ROUNDTABLE: TURNING WATER INTO A POWERFUL CLEANER - cp - April 2014
Use E-water With Standard Cleaning Tools and Processes


WHEN THE GOING GETS TOUGH - hs - June 2014
Custodial Workloading Does More With Less


STORM CHASER - sm - May 2014
Freetime: Josh Ward, Treat's Solutions


2014 READER SURVEY - hs - June 2014
Survey: Management Priorities in 2014 - Member Content


2014 READER SURVEY - hs - June 2014
Survey: Staffing Challenges - Member Content


2014 READER SURVEY - hs - June 2014
Survey: Green And Sustainable Trends - Member Content


2014 READER SURVEY - hs - June 2014
Facility Cleaning Decisions 2014 Reader Survey


WET, DRIPPING HANDS CREATE UNSANITARY RESTROOMS - sm - May 2014
New Hand Dryer Accessories Divert Water From Restroom Walls and Floors


WET, DRIPPING HANDS CREATE UNSANITARY RESTROOMS - sm - May 2014
Hand Dryer Water Collection Includes Reservoirs and Absorbent Ceramic


WET, DRIPPING HANDS CREATE UNSANITARY RESTROOMS - sm - May 2014
Prevent Germs With Hand Dryer Mats


WET, DRIPPING HANDS CREATE UNSANITARY RESTROOMS - sm - May 2014
Hand Dryer Manufacturers Address the 'Water Issue'


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


MAKING THE SWITCH TO GHS - sm - May 2014
Here's What You Need To Know About GHS' New Labeling Requirements


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


MAKING THE SWITCH TO GHS - sm - May 2014
First In, First Out: Private Brands Phase Out Old Product Labels


- news - 6/9/2014
Sanitary Maintenance Announces Distributor Choice Award Winners


BOOST HAND WASHING COMPLIANCE - sm - May 2014
Healthcare Facilities Look To Technology To Improve Hand Hygiene


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


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


BOOST HAND WASHING COMPLIANCE - sm - May 2014
"Wash Your Hands" Signage, Foam Soap and Moisturizers Provide Additional Hand Hygiene Solutions


COVER STORY: MOBILE COMMERCE - sm - May 2014
Springfield Paper Company Goes Mobile


COVER STORY: MOBILE COMMERCE - sm - May 2014
Distributors Slow To Recognize The Power of Smartphone Shopping


COVER STORY: MOBILE COMMERCE - sm - May 2014
M-commerce Has Landed


COVER STORY: MOBILE COMMERCE - sm - May 2014
Understanding Mobile Optimization


COVER STORY: MOBILE COMMERCE - sm - May 2014
Young Buyers Fueling B2B Mobile Sales


COVER STORY: MOBILE COMMERCE - sm - May 2014
Choosing Mobile Optimization Methods


LABOR AND THE LAW - cp - April 2014
Understanding Employee Rights Under The Family Medical Leave Act


CALCULATE THE RIGHT PRICE - cp - April 2014
Workload Analysis Starts With Measuring Cleanable Space


CALCULATE THE RIGHT PRICE - cp - April 2014
Determining Staffing Levels and Cleaning Production Rates


CALCULATE THE RIGHT PRICE - cp - April 2014
BSCs Invest In Workloading Software, Education


CAPITOL GAINS, DISTRIBUTOR LOSSES - sm - May 2014
GSA Proposes Changes To JanSan Requisition Channels


CAPITOL GAINS, DISTRIBUTOR LOSSES - sm - May 2014
What Is The Federal Strategic Sourcing Initiative?


CAPITOL GAINS, DISTRIBUTOR LOSSES - sm - May 2014
JanSan Vendors Face Tough Blanket Purchase Agreement Eligibility Requirements


CAPITOL GAINS, DISTRIBUTOR LOSSES - sm - May 2014
Critics Question JanSan FSSI's Benefits


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


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


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


IS YOUR COMPANY AN OPEN BOOK? - sm - May 2014
Open Book Management Can Improve Sales Reps' Behavior


BOOK CLUB: BUILD BETTER RELATIONSHIPS - cp - April 2014
Recommended Reading: People Tools


FORWARD THINKING - sm - May 2014
Do Cleaning Customers Care About Sustainability?


- sm - May 2014
Sustainable Distribution Focuses On Transportation And Facilities


- sm - May 2014
Making A Commitment To Sustainability


- sm - May 2014
Sustainability Survey Of Janitorial Supply Distributors - Member Content


MANAGE EMPLOYEES WITH TIMEKEEPING SOFTWARE - cp - April 2014
High-tech Time Monitoring


MANAGE EMPLOYEES WITH TIMEKEEPING SOFTWARE - cp - April 2014
Make Electronic Timekeeping HR Policy


MANAGE EMPLOYEES WITH TIMEKEEPING SOFTWARE - cp - April 2014
Preventing Time Theft In The Janitorial Industry


MANAGE EMPLOYEES WITH TIMEKEEPING SOFTWARE - cp - April 2014
Staying On Top Of Employment Laws


FILLING THE VOID - cp - April 2014
Team Clean Inc. Creates The Ho’okipa Workforce Academy To Recruit Future Janitors


FILLING THE VOID - cp - April 2014
Teaching Janitorial Skills To High School Students


- cp - April 2014
Contract Cleaning Can Be An Attractive Career


- cp - April 2014
Recruiting Millennials To Contract Cleaning Through Internships


- cp - April 2014
Future Of The Ho’okipa Workforce Academy


PROVIDING VALUE: THE PROOF IS IN THE NUMBERS - sm - April 2014
What's The Value of Cleaning Expertise?


PROVIDING VALUE: THE PROOF IS IN THE NUMBERS - sm - April 2014
Positive Customer Experiences Can Trump Price Tags


PROVIDING VALUE: THE PROOF IS IN THE NUMBERS - sm - April 2014
Quantifying and Documenting Value-added Services


PROVIDING VALUE: THE PROOF IS IN THE NUMBERS - sm - April 2014
Drilling Down Cleaning Customer Needs


PROTECTING PASSENGERS - cp - April 2014
Preventing Infection In Transportation Centers


PROTECTING PASSENGERS - cp - April 2014
Create A Cleaning Schedule For High-traffic Facilities


PROTECTING PASSENGERS - cp - April 2014
Using Teams To Clean Busy Transit Hubs


PROTECTING PASSENGERS - cp - April 2014
Transit Restrooms Need 'Round-the-clock Disinfection


PROTECTING PASSENGERS - cp - April 2014
Deep Cleaning After Hours In Transportation Terminals


SALES TOOLS IN THE PALM OF YOUR HAND - sm - April 2014
Sales Reps Take Jan/San Manufacturer Apps To The Field


SALES TOOLS IN THE PALM OF YOUR HAND - sm - April 2014
Discover B2B Mobile Apps' Many Uses For The Cleaning Industry


SALES TOOLS IN THE PALM OF YOUR HAND - sm - April 2014
Product Demos Are Painless With Mobile Sales Apps


SALES TOOLS IN THE PALM OF YOUR HAND - sm - April 2014
Mobile App Training for Salespeople


DIY MAINTENANCE FOR CHEMICAL PROPORTIONERS - cp - April 2014
Preserving the Life of Chemical Proportioner Systems


DIY MAINTENANCE FOR CHEMICAL PROPORTIONERS - cp - April 2014
Tips For Removing Build-up In Chemical Dispensers


DIY MAINTENANCE FOR CHEMICAL PROPORTIONERS - cp - April 2014
Signs A Chemical Dilution Unit Is Malfunctioning


BELIEVING IN HIS POLITICAL ‘EDGE’ - sm - April 2014
Freetime: David Edge, image supply inc.


UPCLOSE: CREATING A CHEMICAL CENTRAL COMMAND - sm - April 2014
End Users Demand Dilution Control


UPCLOSE: CREATING A CHEMICAL CENTRAL COMMAND - sm - April 2014
Locating A Water Source For Chemical Proportioning


UPCLOSE: CREATING A CHEMICAL CENTRAL COMMAND - sm - April 2014
Chemical Stations Appearing in New Construction


UPCLOSE: CREATING A CHEMICAL CENTRAL COMMAND - sm - April 2014
Chemicals To-go: Using Preportioned Packets


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


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


COVER STORY: ROOKIE SUCCESS - sm - April 2014
Coastal Chemical Outgrows Garage


COVER STORY: ROOKIE SUCCESS - sm - April 2014
Turning Employees Into Family


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


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


FOUR HIRING MISTAKES TO AVOID - cp - April 2014
Four Job Interview Mistakes Employers Commonly Make


SPOTTING EFFECTIVE STAIN REMOVAL STRATEGIES - hs - April 2014
Sorting Out Laundry Challenges


SPOTTING EFFECTIVE STAIN REMOVAL STRATEGIES - hs - April 2014
Best Practices For Laundry Efficiencies


SPOTTING EFFECTIVE STAIN REMOVAL STRATEGIES - hs - April 2014
Perfecting Laundry Strategies


LABOR AND THE LAW - cp - April 2014
Employer Obligations For Health Laws


MANUFACTURER ROUNDTABLE: GETTING CUSTOMERS ON BOARD WITH PROPER CARPET CLEANING - cp - April 2014
How To Prevent Carpet Wicking


MANUFACTURER ROUNDTABLE: GETTING CUSTOMERS ON BOARD WITH PROPER CARPET CLEANING - cp - April 2014
Cleaning Carpets for Occupant Health


MANUFACTURER ROUNDTABLE: GETTING CUSTOMERS ON BOARD WITH PROPER CARPET CLEANING - cp - April 2014
Maintain Carpet Appearance


MANUFACTURER ROUNDTABLE: GETTING CUSTOMERS ON BOARD WITH PROPER CARPET CLEANING - cp - April 2014
Hard Floors Vs. Carpet Debate


MANUFACTURER ROUNDTABLE: GETTING CUSTOMERS ON BOARD WITH PROPER CARPET CLEANING - cp - April 2014
Spot Cleaning Tips


NEVER FORGET TO RESTOCK RESTROOM DISPENSERS AGAIN - cp - April 2014
Restroom Dispenser Restocking Tips


- cp - April 2014
Download A Restroom Cleaning Checklist


VACUUMS: FINDING A PERFECT MATCH - hs - April 2014
Backpack Vacuums That Improve Productivity


VACUUMS: FINDING A PERFECT MATCH - hs - April 2014
Upright Vacuums Boost Indoor Air Quality


VACUUMS: FINDING A PERFECT MATCH - hs - April 2014
Choosing Between Battery Or Corded Vacuums


- news - 4/29/2014
NJSSA Honors Scoles With Lifetime Achievement Award


CALL HIM 'MR. FRANCO' - hs - April 2014
Eusebio Franco Has A Personalized Approach To Management


CALL HIM 'MR. FRANCO' - hs - April 2014
Techniques To Developing Leaders


CALL HIM 'MR. FRANCO' - hs - April 2014
Prioritizing Employee Training Programs


CALL HIM 'MR. FRANCO' - hs - April 2014
Customizing Cleaning Techniques To Building Occupant Needs


CALL HIM 'MR. FRANCO' - hs - April 2014
Cleanology: The Science Of Cleaning


NJSSA SUPPLY LINE 2014 SHOW GUIDE - sm - April 2014
Supply Line 2014 Schedule At A Glance


- sm - April 2014
NJSSA President Welcome For Supply Line 2014


- sm - April 2014
Supply Line 2014 Education Sessions


- sm - April 2014
Special Events At Supply Line 2014


- sm - April 2014
Four Reasons To Avoid Paying Straight Commission


PROMOTING THE VALUE OF THE CUSTODIAL DEPARTMENT - hs - April 2014
Highlighting The Importance Of Cleaning


EIGHT SIDES TO THE STORY - hs - April 2014
Breaking Down The Benefits to Octagonal Floor Pads


UPCLOSE: DAY CLEANING INFLUENCING EQUIPMENT MANUFACTURERS - sm - April 2014
Discover The Benefits of Day Cleaning


UPCLOSE: DAY CLEANING INFLUENCING EQUIPMENT MANUFACTURERS - sm - April 2014
The Evolution of Low-decibel Carpet Equipment


UPCLOSE: DAY CLEANING INFLUENCING EQUIPMENT MANUFACTURERS - sm - April 2014
Energy, Sustainability Initiatives Drive Day Cleaning


UPCLOSE: DAY CLEANING INFLUENCING EQUIPMENT MANUFACTURERS - sm - April 2014
Carpet Chemical Trends


RENT VS. OWNING - hs - April 2014
Why It's Important To Use Floor Mats


RENT VS. OWNING - hs - April 2014
Rewards Of Renting Floor Mats


RENT VS. OWNING - hs - April 2014
Facilities Benefit From Buying Floor Matting


PROTECTION FROM RESTROOM BACTERIA - hs - April 2014
How To Identify And Fight Restroom Germs


PROTECTION FROM RESTROOM BACTERIA - hs - April 2014
Using Proper Chemicals To Clean Restrooms


PROTECTION FROM RESTROOM BACTERIA - hs - April 2014
PPE That Protects Cleaning Workers


BOOK CLUB: ADVICE FROM UNEXPECTED PLACES - cp - February 2014
Recommended Reading: Lead For God's Sake


IN THE FIELD: WINDOW CARE - cp - February 2014
Reduce Worker Injuries With Water-fed Cleaning Poles


IN THE FIELD: WINDOW CARE - cp - February 2014
Purified Water Leaves Windows Streak-free


IN THE FIELD: WINDOW CARE - cp - February 2014
Automatic Window Cleaning Systems Save Time and Money


IN THE FIELD: WINDOW CARE - cp - February 2014
Clean Glass Faster With Self-climbing Window Washer Tools


K-12 SCHOOLS: IDEAL FACILITIES FOR GREEN CLEANING - cp - February 2014
H2Only Renewable Cleaning Puts Water Tech Into Practice


K-12 SCHOOLS: IDEAL FACILITIES FOR GREEN CLEANING - cp - February 2014
Commercial Cleaning Corp. Shares Green School Cleaning Guidelines


DELEGATE WITHOUT DISCOURAGING - sm - April 2014
Delegating Sales Tasks As A Branch Manager


UPCLOSE: RIDE ALONG - sm - February 2014
The Evolution of Commercial Floor Machines


UPCLOSE: RIDE ALONG - sm - February 2014
Ease Janitor Fatigue With Ride-on Auto Scrubbers


UPCLOSE: RIDE ALONG - sm - February 2014
Sit or Stand: Choosing Floor Equipment Fit For The Facility


UPCLOSE: RIDE ALONG - sm - February 2014
Taking A Shine To Ride-on Burnishers


COVER STORY: ARE FACILITY MANAGEMENT COMPANIES TAKING OVER THE WORLD? - cp - February 2014
More Buildings Are Outsourcing Facility Operations


COVER STORY: ARE FACILITY MANAGEMENT COMPANIES TAKING OVER THE WORLD? - cp - February 2014
Avoiding Third-party Cleaning Contracts


COVER STORY: ARE FACILITY MANAGEMENT COMPANIES TAKING OVER THE WORLD? - cp - February 2014
BSCs Join Forces With Facility Management Firms


COVER STORY: ARE FACILITY MANAGEMENT COMPANIES TAKING OVER THE WORLD? - cp - February 2014
Branding BSCs As Valuable Cleaning Experts


COVER STORY: ARE FACILITY MANAGEMENT COMPANIES TAKING OVER THE WORLD? - cp - February 2014
Make Cleaning Professional


CUSTOMER SERVICE: IN THE DRIVER'S SEAT - sm - February 2014
Your Delivery Drivers See Customers More Than Salespeople


CUSTOMER SERVICE: IN THE DRIVER'S SEAT - sm - February 2014
Drivers Are Brand Ambassadors


CUSTOMER SERVICE: IN THE DRIVER'S SEAT - sm - February 2014
Use Product Deliveries As Sales Opportunities


CUSTOMER SERVICE: IN THE DRIVER'S SEAT - sm - February 2014
Getting Drivers On Board With Customer Service Training


CLEANING UP THE CONFUSION - hs - February 2014
Understanding The Differences Between Cleaning Chemicals


CLEANING UP THE CONFUSION - hs - February 2014
When Is It Important To Sanitize


CLEANING UP THE CONFUSION - hs - February 2014
Disinfecting Fights Bacteria And Infections


CLEANING UP THE CONFUSION - hs - February 2014
Training On Proper Use Of Chemicals


UPCLOSE: A PERSONAL TOUCH - sm - February 2014
Facilities Test Restroom Branding


UPCLOSE: A PERSONAL TOUCH - sm - February 2014
Spreading The Message With Dispenser Ads


UPCLOSE: A PERSONAL TOUCH - sm - February 2014
Benefits of Restroom Branding


UPCLOSE: A PERSONAL TOUCH - sm - February 2014
Restroom Advertising In Action


WELCOMING POSITIVE IMPRESSIONS - hs - February 2014
Customizing Matting To Create Positive Impressions


WELCOMING POSITIVE IMPRESSIONS - hs - February 2014
Benefits Of Branding Floor Care Equipment


A SYSTEM FOR SUCCESS - hs - February 2014
Benefits of Flat Mopping Systems
Concordia University's switch to microfiber flat mops

A SYSTEM FOR SUCCESS - hs - February 2014
Mopping Systems Create Cleaning Efficiencies


SUSTAINABLE COURSE - hs - February 2014
Introducing Zero Waste To Campus Sustainable Programs


SUSTAINABLE COURSE - hs - February 2014
Implementing Zero Waste Programs At High-Traffic Facilities


SUSTAINABLE COURSE - hs - February 2014
Necessary Changes Associated With Practicing Zero Waste


SUSTAINABLE COURSE - hs - February 2014
Prioritizing Green Building And Maintenance Initiatives


SUSTAINABLE COURSE - hs - February 2014
Breakdown Of ASU's Sustainable Advancements


RECOGNIZING AND THANKING MANAGERS OF DISTINCTION - hs - February 2014
Awarding Custodial Managers


WINTER WEATHER CARE - hs - February 2014
Snow, Salt and Storms: Winter Challenges and Lessons Learned


EMPLOYEE RETENTION STARTS WITH THESE FIVE FIRSTS - cp - February 2014
Employee Retention Strategies Should Start On A Worker's First Day


IN THE FIELD: PROLONGING BATTERY LIFE IN FLOOR EQUIPMENT - cp - February 2014
Avoid Cleaning Downtime With Regular Battery Maintenance


IN THE FIELD: PROLONGING BATTERY LIFE IN FLOOR EQUIPMENT - cp - February 2014
Flooded Batteries Top AGM, Gel Types


IN THE FIELD: PROLONGING BATTERY LIFE IN FLOOR EQUIPMENT - cp - February 2014
Cleaning Battery Terminals


IN THE FIELD: PROLONGING BATTERY LIFE IN FLOOR EQUIPMENT - cp - February 2014
Don't Forget To Water Your Batteries


IN THE FIELD: PROLONGING BATTERY LIFE IN FLOOR EQUIPMENT - cp - February 2014
Charging Lead Acid Batteries


IN THE FIELD: PROLONGING BATTERY LIFE IN FLOOR EQUIPMENT - cp - February 2014
Additional Battery Maintenance Tips


CLEANING UP BLOOD IS NOT THE SAME AS A TYPICAL SPILL - cp - February 2014
How To Clean Blood


- cp - February 2014
Janitorial Training: Bloodborne Pathogens Quiz


- sm - February 2014
Washing Cloth and Microfiber Towels For Reuse


UPCLOSE: WIPE AWAY HOSPITAL ACQUIRED INFECTIONS - sm - February 2014
Study On Laundered Towels Finds E. Coli, Tetanus


UPCLOSE: WIPE AWAY HOSPITAL ACQUIRED INFECTIONS - sm - February 2014
Cloth Vs. Disposable Towels


UPCLOSE: WIPE AWAY HOSPITAL ACQUIRED INFECTIONS - sm - February 2014
Training Hospital Cleaners To Use Wet Wipes


PUTTING THE SQUEEZE ON BUDGETS - hs - February 2014
Promoting Cleaning Efficiencies As Budgets Get Cut


PUTTING THE SQUEEZE ON BUDGETS - hs - February 2014
Boosting Cleaning Efficiencies: Where To Start


PUTTING THE SQUEEZE ON BUDGETS - hs - February 2014
A Team Cleaning Approach To Efficiency


PUTTING THE SQUEEZE ON BUDGETS - hs - February 2014
Cleaning Equipment That Streamlines Processes


PUTTING THE SQUEEZE ON BUDGETS - hs - February 2014
Creating A Quality Assurance Cleaning Program


WHAT TO CONSIDER BEFORE PURCHASING - hs - February 2014
Benefits to Battery or Cordless Vacuums


WHAT TO CONSIDER BEFORE PURCHASING - hs - February 2014
Motors And Their Impact On Vacuum Noise Levels


WHAT TO CONSIDER BEFORE PURCHASING - hs - February 2014
Vacuum Care And Maintenance Tips


WHAT TO CONSIDER BEFORE PURCHASING - hs - February 2014
Incorporating Various Types of Vacuums In Your Program


WHAT TO CONSIDER BEFORE PURCHASING - hs - February 2014
Choosing Vacuums Based On Size And Accessories


- cp - February 2014
Avoiding the Affordable Care Act Is Risky Business


- sm - November 2013
Changing The Salesperson Compensation Plan


NONPROFIT PROFILE: CLEANING FOR A (GOOD) REASON - cp - November 2013
Nonprofit Gives Free Housecleanings To Cancer Patients


NONPROFIT PROFILE: CLEANING FOR A (GOOD) REASON - cp - November 2013
Maid Business Owner Debbie Sardone Makes Generosity A Company Policy


NONPROFIT PROFILE: CLEANING FOR A (GOOD) REASON - cp - November 2013
Cleaning For A Reason Launches As Nationwide Nonprofit


NONPROFIT PROFILE: CLEANING FOR A (GOOD) REASON - cp - November 2013
Give A Little Bit: JanSan Professionals Join Forces With Cleaning For A Reason


NONPROFIT PROFILE: CLEANING FOR A (GOOD) REASON - cp - November 2013
Cleaning Close To The Heart


DELIVERING THE GOODS - sm - November 2013
Freetime: Tom Drupp, Americhem Inc.


IN THE FIELD: WINTERTIME PRESENTS FLOOR CLEANING CHALLENGES - cp - November 2013
Developing A Winter Floor Care Program


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


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


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


UPCLOSE: BUILDING A COMPLETE CARPET CARE PROGRAM - sm - November 2013
Proper Carpet Care Starts With A Plan


UPCLOSE: BUILDING A COMPLETE CARPET CARE PROGRAM - sm - November 2013
What's The Difference Between A Spot and A Stain?


UPCLOSE: BUILDING A COMPLETE CARPET CARE PROGRAM - sm - November 2013
Maintain The Life Of Carpet With Interim Cleaning


UPCLOSE: BUILDING A COMPLETE CARPET CARE PROGRAM - sm - November 2013
Minimize Downtime With Effective Carpet Extractor Machines


UPCLOSE: BUILDING A COMPLETE CARPET CARE PROGRAM - sm - November 2013
Carpet Drying Tools Reduce Resoiling


COVER STORY: GIANT COMPETITION - sm - November 2013
Online Retailer Amazon Enters The Janitorial Supply Market


COVER STORY: GIANT COMPETITION - sm - November 2013
AmazonSupply Is Changing Customer Expectations


COVER STORY: GIANT COMPETITION - sm - November 2013
SEO Is The Key To Driving Web Traffic, e-Commerce


COVER STORY: GIANT COMPETITION - sm - November 2013
Janitorial Supply Distributors Need To Embrace Digital Marketing — Or Else


COVER STORY: GIANT COMPETITION - sm - November 2013
Keeping The ‘Human Touch’ Alive During The Sales Process


COVER STORY: GIANT COMPETITION - sm - November 2013
SEO Is Changing With Hummingbird Speed


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


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


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


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


UNROLLING TOILET TISSUE SANITATION - hs - November 2013
Reducing Cross-Contamination Of Toilet Tissue


UNROLLING TOILET TISSUE SANITATION - hs - November 2013
Minimizing Microbes on Toilet Tissue Dispensers


UNROLLING TOILET TISSUE SANITATION - hs - November 2013
Touchless Toilet Tissue Improves Sanitation


- cp - November 2013
Independent Contractor Definition For Cleaning Companies


IN THE FIELD: BEST PRACTICES FOR GROUT CLEANING - cp - November 2013
Prevent Grout Cleaning Mistakes


IN THE FIELD: BEST PRACTICES FOR GROUT CLEANING - cp - November 2013
Grout Cleaning Tips


IN THE FIELD: BEST PRACTICES FOR GROUT CLEANING - cp - November 2013
Removing Odor From Floor Grout


IN THE FIELD: BEST PRACTICES FOR GROUT CLEANING - cp - November 2013
Grout Cleaning Tools


SUSTAINABILITY: LEED V4 - cp - November 2013
LEED Gets A Makeover


SUSTAINABILITY: LEED V4 - cp - November 2013
Green Cleaning Loses LEED EBOM Credit


SUSTAINABILITY: LEED V4 - cp - November 2013
LEED EBOM v4 Expands Green Cleaning Prerequisite


SUSTAINABILITY: LEED V4 - cp - November 2013
75 Percent of LEED Cleaning Product Purchases Must Be Green


SUSTAINABILITY: LEED V4 - cp - November 2013
Additional LEED EBOM v4 Updates


THE DIRT ON WICKING - hs - November 2013
Exposing Carpet Care Culprits That Lead To Soil Wicking


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


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


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


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


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


WITH THIS TEST, FLOOR STRIPPING WILL BE DONE RIGHT THE FIRST TIME - cp - November 2013
Stripping Floors Only Once Is A Huge Timesaver


- cp - November 2013
Take The Floor Stripper Test


INDEPENDENT OR UNDEPENDABLE? - sm - November 2013
Managing And Motivating Entrepreneurial Sales People


CLEANING WITHOUT JANITORS - sm - November 2013
Restroom Cleaning Without Janitors


- sm - November 2013
Training Facility Employees To Clean Restrooms


- sm - November 2013
Keep Restroom Cleaning Simple For Facility Employees


- sm - November 2013
Use A Restroom Cleaning Checklist


LEFT OUT IN THE COLD - hs - October 2013
Ice Melt's Place In A Green Cleaning Program


LEFT OUT IN THE COLD - hs - October 2013
Green Certified Ice Melt And It's Effectiveness


A HEALTHY CLEAN - hs - October 2013
Identifying And Using Hospital-Grade Disinfectants


A HEALTHY CLEAN - hs - October 2013
Where And When To Use Disinfectants In Healthcare Facilities


A HEALTHY CLEAN - hs - October 2013
Developing A Disinfecting Plan


A HEALTHY CLEAN - hs - October 2013
Preventing HAIs With Disinfectants


A HEALTHY CLEAN - hs - October 2013
Proper Use Of Cleaners And Disinfectants


A HEALTHY CLEAN - hs - October 2013
Using Cleaning And Disinfecting Wipes In Healthcare


A HEALTHY CLEAN - hs - October 2013
Misconceptions Of Cleaners And Disinfectants


IN THE FIELD: UPHOLSTERY CARE - cp - October 2013
BSCs Add Lucrative Upholstery Cleaning Services


IN THE FIELD: UPHOLSTERY CARE - cp - October 2013
Know Your Fibers Before Launching Commercial Upholstery Business


IN THE FIELD: UPHOLSTERY CARE - cp - October 2013
Hot-water Extraction Popular Method For Upholstery Cleaning


IN THE FIELD: UPHOLSTERY CARE - cp - October 2013
Upholstery Care Includes Cubicles, Office Furniture


WALK OFF WINNER - hs - October 2013
Minimize Dirt with Walk-Off Matting


WALK OFF WINNER - hs - October 2013
Routine Cleaning Of Walk-Off Matting


- sm - October 2013
Deodorizing With HVAC Systems in Commercial Properties


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


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


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


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


TURNING JANITORS INTO MANAGERS - cp - October 2013
Promote A Janitor To Manager


DEBUGGING CARPETS - hs - October 2013
Carpet Cleaning Techniques That Prevent Pest Infestations


DEBUGGING CARPETS - hs - October 2013
Vacuums Aid In Pest Control


DEBUGGING CARPETS - hs - October 2013
Control Pests With Carpet Extraction


DEBUGGING CARPETS - hs - October 2013
Using Entrance Matting To Prevent Pests


EATING ODOR AT ITS SOURCE - sm - October 2013
Odor Control With An Odor Digester


- sm - October 2013
Enzymes Remove Urine Odor In Grout


- sm - October 2013
Enzymes Are A Great Carpet Odor Remover


FROM DISTRIBUTOR TO CAR CLUB JUNKIE - sm - October 2013
Freetime: Roger Parrott Jr., ISSA Foundation


BOOK CLUB: THE GREAT GAME OF BUSINESS - cp - October 2013
Run An Open-Book Business


SM SALES SURVEY: SLOW GROWTH - sm - October 2013
Janitorial Distributor Sales Up Nearly 2 Percent


SM SALES SURVEY: SLOW GROWTH - sm - October 2013
Redefining The Distribution Sales Model


SM SALES SURVEY: SLOW GROWTH - sm - October 2013
Successful Distributors Sell Solutions, Not Products


SM SALES SURVEY: SLOW GROWTH - sm - October 2013
Healthcare, Industrial Cleaning Fuel Jan/San Sales


SM SALES SURVEY: SLOW GROWTH - sm - October 2013
Product Sales Bounce Back, Paper Still Reigns


SM SALES SURVEY: SLOW GROWTH - sm - October 2013
Jan/San Professionals Optimistic About The Future


IN THE FIELD: FLOOR CARE - cp - October 2013
Concrete Flooring Regains Popularity


IN THE FIELD: FLOOR CARE - cp - October 2013
High Gloss Concrete Is Beautiful and Easy To Maintain


IN THE FIELD: FLOOR CARE - cp - October 2013
Finding The Right Concrete Maintenance Program


IN THE FIELD: FLOOR CARE - cp - October 2013
Cleaning Stained And Polished Concrete Floors


TECHNOLOGY: TOP 10 REASONS TO USE CRM SOFTWARE - sm - October 2013
Read an Excerpt From Mark Dancer's New Software Guide: "Getting the Most Out of CRM"


TECHNOLOGY: TOP 10 REASONS TO USE CRM SOFTWARE - sm - October 2013
Manage The Sales Pipeline With CRM Software


TECHNOLOGY: TOP 10 REASONS TO USE CRM SOFTWARE - sm - October 2013
CRM Software Reports Improve Sales Forecasts and Planning


WEIGHING THE OPTIONS - hs - October 2013
Tips To Selecting Soaps And Sanitizers


WEIGHING THE OPTIONS - hs - October 2013
Choosing Between Foam, Green And Antibacterial Soaps


WEIGHING THE OPTIONS - hs - October 2013
How Health Outbreaks Elevated The Importance of Hand Sanitizing


THE POWER OF WATER - hs - October 2013
Understanding Enhanced Water Technologies


- news - 10/23/2013
Follow-Up Cleanliness Tests Revealing For Hotels


- news - 10/22/2013
Study: Alarming Increase in Sick People Reporting to Work


- news - 10/21/2013
Promoting Handwashing In Schools


UPCLOSE: HEAVY METAL - sm - October 2013
Study Shows Launderable Shop Towels May Contribute To Metal Exposure


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


UPCLOSE: HEAVY METAL - sm - October 2013
Help Customers Determine Cost-Savings With Industrial Wipes


UPCLOSE: HEAVY METAL - sm - October 2013
Opposing Outook: Organization Rebuffs Launderable Shop Towels Study


MANUFACTURER ROUNDTABLE: ODOR CONTROL - cp - October 2013
What Causes Urine To Smell In Restrooms?


MANUFACTURER ROUNDTABLE: ODOR CONTROL - cp - October 2013
Remove Odor, Don’t Mask It


MANUFACTURER ROUNDTABLE: ODOR CONTROL - cp - October 2013
Avoid Going Overboard With Odor Control


MANUFACTURER ROUNDTABLE: ODOR CONTROL - cp - October 2013
Odor Control Tips For Smelly Kitchen Drains and Waste Receptacles


MANUFACTURER ROUNDTABLE: ODOR CONTROL - cp - October 2013
Stop Waterless Urinal Odor Problems


MANUFACTURER ROUNDTABLE: ODOR CONTROL - cp - October 2013
Removing Foul Urine Odor From Grout And Walls


LABOR AND THE LAW - cp - October 2013
Improper Worker Classification Leads To Litigation


BUYING GROUPS: MEMBER BENEFITS - sm - October 2013
Reap The Benefits Of Buying Group Regional Distribution Centers


BUYING GROUPS: MEMBER BENEFITS - sm - October 2013
Taking Advantage Of Buying Group Services: Networking And Tech 


BUYING GROUPS: MEMBER BENEFITS - sm - October 2013
Expand Your Reach With A Jan/San Group Purchase Organization


BREAKING BAD - sm - October 2013
White Hat Vs. Black Hat Is A Bad Sales Strategy


DOWN AND DIRTY: CLEANING FREQUENTLY TOUCHED OBJECTS FOR HEALTH - cp - October 2013
Infection Control: Cleaning Frequently Touched Objects


- news - 10/14/2013
Reports Support Use of Sanitizing Wipes When Traveling


- news - 10/4/2013
Why Don't People Recycle?


MARKETING: BE SOCIAL - sm - September 2013
Do You Have A Social Media Team?


MARKETING: BE SOCIAL - sm - September 2013
Grow Your Company With LinkedIn Groups


MARKETING: BE SOCIAL - sm - September 2013
Using B2B Social Media Marketing To Build Your Brand


MARKETING: BE SOCIAL - sm - September 2013
#Networking On Twitter


MARKETING: BE SOCIAL - sm - September 2013
Create A Successful Social Media Campaign


MARKETING: BE SOCIAL - sm - September 2013
Social Media Tips


THE HYGIENIC BENEFITS OF PAPER TOWELS - sm - September 2013
CDC Says Hand Drying Is Essential


THE HYGIENIC BENEFITS OF PAPER TOWELS - sm - September 2013
America Has A Hand Hygiene Problem


THE HYGIENIC BENEFITS OF PAPER TOWELS - sm - September 2013
Study: Mayo Clinic Compares Paper Towels, Other Hand Drying Methods


THE HYGIENIC BENEFITS OF PAPER TOWELS - sm - September 2013
Remove More Germs With Proper Paper Towel Use


THE HYGIENIC BENEFITS OF PAPER TOWELS - sm - September 2013
Mayo Experts Recommend Paper Towels


- news - 10/2/2013
Answers To The Top Four Questions On Fatigue And Anti-Fatigue Mats


IT'S YOUR SHOW - sm - September 2013
Start Planning For ISSA/INTERCLEAN


- sm - September 2013
ISSA/INTERCLEAN 2013 Will Have Three Keynote Speakers


- sm - September 2013
ISSA Convention Feature More Than 30 Educational Sessions


- sm - September 2013
Have Fun and Network at ISSA/INTERCLEAN Las Vegas 2013


- news - 10/1/2013
Studies Show How Proper Cleaning, Hand Washing Reduce Infection


WAKE-UP CALL - sm - September 2013
Armchem International Rethinks Business During Great Recession


WAKE-UP CALL - sm - September 2013
Lead Generation In A Bad Economy


WAKE-UP CALL - sm - September 2013
Adding To The Inside Sales Team


WAKE-UP CALL - sm - September 2013
Handi-Clean Products Acquisition Boosts Private Brands


WAKE-UP CALL - sm - September 2013
Sales Fundamentals Work In Any Economy


WAKE-UP CALL - sm - September 2013
At Armchem International Corp., Sales Is A Family Affair


- news - 9/27/2013
Survey: Hand Washing Habits And Infection Control In The Office


GHS COUNTDOWN - sm - September 2013
Global Commerce Drives GHS Chemical Labeling


GHS COUNTDOWN - sm - September 2013
HazCom History: The “Right To Know” Act


GHS COUNTDOWN - sm - September 2013
Learning The GHS Glossary


GHS COUNTDOWN - sm - September 2013
Manufacturers Make The Switch To GHS Labels, SDS Sheets


GHS COUNTDOWN - sm - September 2013
Help Employers Meet The GHS Training Deadline


- news - 9/25/2013
Backpack Vacuums Improve Worker Productivity


- news - 9/19/2013
Survey: 73 Percent Of People Believe A Bad Restroom Indicates Poor Management


- news - 9/17/2013
Techniques To Fend Off Germs As Cold And Flu Season Approaches


- news - 9/16/2013
Steam Machines Validated In Scientific Peer-Reviewed Papers


SHOPPING FOR A SUSTAINABLE VACUUM - hs - August 2013
Tips To Purchasing Sustainable Vacuums


SHOPPING FOR A SUSTAINABLE VACUUM - hs - August 2013
Cost vs. Value Of Sustainable Vacuums


UPCLOSE: FLOOR CARE WISE BUYS - sm - September 2013
Increase Value With Multi-Task Floor Machines


UPCLOSE: FLOOR CARE WISE BUYS - sm - September 2013
Floor Equipment Training Matters


UPCLOSE: FLOOR CARE WISE BUYS - sm - September 2013
Floor Care Equipment Buyers Place Ease-of-use Over Price


UPCLOSE: FLOOR CARE WISE BUYS - sm - September 2013
Finding Floor Machines Built To Last


IN THE FIELD: PAMPER TENANTS WITH LUXURY FOAM HAND SOAPS - cp - August 2013
Spa Soaps Gain Entrée In The Away-From-Home Market


IN THE FIELD: PAMPER TENANTS WITH LUXURY FOAM HAND SOAPS - cp - August 2013
Feel The Difference With High Quality Foam Hand Soap


IN THE FIELD: PAMPER TENANTS WITH LUXURY FOAM HAND SOAPS - cp - August 2013
Boost Hygiene — And Your Business — With Luxurious Hand Soaps


INSIDEHR: RECRUIT AN EMPLOYEE WHO WILL STICK AROUND - cp - August 2013
Tips For Hiring Janitors


BOOK CLUB: STRENGTHSFINDER 2.0 - cp - August 2013
Discover Your Five Strengths With StrengthsFinder 2.0


CHARITY RIDER - sm - September 2013
Freetime: Jeff Lannon, Pro-Link


SHEDDING LIGHT ON ENZYMATIC CLEANERS - hs - August 2013
Controlling Odors Using Enzyme Cleaners


SHEDDING LIGHT ON ENZYMATIC CLEANERS - hs - August 2013
Performance, Green Benefits Of Enzymatic Cleaners


SHEDDING LIGHT ON ENZYMATIC CLEANERS - hs - August 2013
Proper Handling And Use of Enzyme Cleaners


- news - 9/9/2013
Demand for Fragrances to Exceed $7 Billion in 2017


UPCLOSE: CLEANING IS NOT THE SAME AS DISINFECTING - cp - August 2013
Disinfecting For Health


UPCLOSE: CLEANING IS NOT THE SAME AS DISINFECTING - cp - August 2013
Learn The Difference Between Sanitizing and Disinfecting


UPCLOSE: CLEANING IS NOT THE SAME AS DISINFECTING - cp - August 2013
Establishing Cleaning and Disinfecting Frequencies In Contracts


UPCLOSE: CLEANING IS NOT THE SAME AS DISINFECTING - cp - August 2013
Getting Building Occupants Involved In Office Cleanliness


FOUR BENEFITS OF PREPORTIONED CHEMICAL USE - hs - August 2013
Four Benefits Of Preportioned Chemical Use
Mt. San Antonio College outlines why chemical packets have helped streamline departmental processes

- news - 9/5/2013
Health Care Reform: Notify Employees by October 1, 2013


- news - 9/5/2013
The Andersen Company Adds Sales Staff


UPCLOSE: A HEALTHIER APPROACH TO DISINFECTING SCHOOLS - sm - August 2013
Aligning Cleaning And Disinfecting Procedures In Schools


UPCLOSE: A HEALTHIER APPROACH TO DISINFECTING SCHOOLS - sm - August 2013
Disinfecting Schools' High Touch Surfaces


UPCLOSE: A HEALTHIER APPROACH TO DISINFECTING SCHOOLS - sm - August 2013
Green Disinfectant Options


UPCLOSE: A HEALTHIER APPROACH TO DISINFECTING SCHOOLS - sm - August 2013
Disinfecting Child Care Centers


SUSTAINABILITY STANDS OUT - cp - August 2013
Creating Sustainable Cleaning Bids


SUSTAINABILITY STANDS OUT - cp - August 2013
Embracing Sustainable Practices In Business


- cp - August 2013
Quantify Sustainability Solutions


SUSTAINABILITY STANDS OUT - cp - August 2013
Seal The Deal With Cleaning Case Studies


- news - 9/4/2013
Top Ten Reasons for Implementing a New Matting System


SUSTAINABILITY: THE NEW LEED BRINGS CHANGE - sm - August 2013
U.S. Green Building Council Updates LEED Cleaning Requirements


SUSTAINABILITY: THE NEW LEED BRINGS CHANGE - sm - August 2013
New LEED v4 Green Cleaning Points and Requirements


SUSTAINABILITY: THE NEW LEED BRINGS CHANGE - sm - August 2013
Stricter Requirements for LEED Credit


SUSTAINABILITY: THE NEW LEED BRINGS CHANGE - sm - August 2013
LEED Eligible Equipment And More


SUSTAINABILITY: THE NEW LEED BRINGS CHANGE - sm - August 2013
Distributors Important Role in LEED v4 Certification


- news - 9/4/2013
Guardian Service Industries Mourns the Death of Chairman Emeritus


WATCH OUT FOR WARNING SIGNS - hs - August 2013
Understanding OSHA's GHS Requirements


WATCH OUT FOR WARNING SIGNS - hs - August 2013
The 'Right To Know' About Chemical Hazards


WATCH OUT FOR WARNING SIGNS - hs - August 2013
Updates To The GHS Language


WATCH OUT FOR WARNING SIGNS - hs - August 2013
Training Workers On GHS Requirements


WATCH OUT FOR WARNING SIGNS - hs - August 2013
GHS Chemical Label Specifics


- news - 9/3/2013
MMMM Wins BSCAI Safety Award


- news - 9/2/2013
Cascades Wins Bronze Stevie Award


- news - 8/30/2013
Wastequip Names New Vice President-GM


SUPPLY & COMMAND - sm - August 2013
Defining Small Business In FSSI Purchasing Programs


SUPPLY & COMMAND - sm - August 2013
Distributors Search For Strategic Sourcing Solutions


SUPPLY & COMMAND - sm - August 2013
Latest Federal Strategic Sourcing Initiative To Target Jan/San Distributors


SUPPLY & COMMAND - sm - August 2013
GSA Strategic Sourcing Centers On Price — And Little Else


SUPPLY & COMMAND - sm - August 2013
FSSI JanSan Could Devastate Small Suppliers


- news - 8/28/2013
Clinical Study Explores C. Diff Prevention


UPCLOSE: MATTING FOR THE ENTIRE FACILITY - sm - August 2013
Stop Dirt At The Door With Exterior Floor Mats


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


UPCLOSE: MATTING FOR THE ENTIRE FACILITY - sm - August 2013
Maintaining Commercial Floor Matting


- news - 8/27/2013
CRI Announces New Maintenance Protocol for Seal of Approval Products


- news - 8/27/2013
Breakdown Of EPA Industrial Wipes Standard


- news - 8/26/2013
Three Keys To Properly Maintaining Restrooms


AUTOMATED FLOOR CARE PACKS A BIG BANG FOR YOUR BUCK - hs - August 2013
Features Of Floor Equipment That Impact Purchases


ONE MAN VS. THE UNION - cp - August 2013
Indianapolis BSC Becomes Target Of SEIU Corporate Campaign


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


ONE MAN VS. THE UNION - cp - August 2013
EMS Endures 'Death By A Thousand Cuts,' Other Union Tactics


ONE MAN VS. THE UNION - cp - August 2013
Dave Bego Urges SEIU To 'Fish Or Cut Bait'


ONE MAN VS. THE UNION - cp - August 2013
The Devil At My Doorstep: Bego Pens Memoir About His 'Three-Year-War'


LABOR AND THE LAW - cp - August 2013
What Not To Ask During A Job Interview


LABOR AND THE LAW - cp - August 2013
Off-limit Pre-Employment Inquiries


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


- cp - August 2013
When Cleaning With Water Only Works — And When It Doesn’t


MANUFACTURER ROUNDTABLE: FLOOR EQUIPMENT CONCERNS - cp - August 2013
Ride-on Floor Scrubbers Vs. Walk-behind Floor Scrubbers


MANUFACTURER ROUNDTABLE: FLOOR EQUIPMENT CONCERNS - cp - August 2013
Green Floor Cleaning With Recycling Carpet Extractor Machines


MANUFACTURER ROUNDTABLE: FLOOR EQUIPMENT CONCERNS - cp - August 2013
Maintenance Tips For Commercial Floor Cleaning Equipment


- news - 8/21/2013
Antimicrobial Coating Keeps Touchpoints Cleaner, Kills Bacteria


STRENGTH IN NUMBERS - hs - August 2013
Cutbacks at Chicago Public Schools


STRENGTH IN NUMBERS - hs - August 2013
The Role of CPS Director of Asset Management


- news - 8/20/2013
Tips To Keeping Colleges Bed Bug Free


CAST AWAY - sm - August 2013
Freetime: Tobie McKown, The United Group


LEFT OUT IN THE COLD - sm - August 2013
Standards For Green Ice Melt Are Lacking


UPCLOSE: ICE MELT - sm - August 2013
Low Consumer Demand For Green Ice Melt Products


UPCLOSE: ICE MELT - sm - August 2013
EPA Only Third-Party To Offer Green Ice Melt Certification


UPCLOSE: ICE MELT - sm - August 2013
Selling Points: Green Ice Melt Is Better For The Environment — And Effective, too


- news - 8/13/2013
Wiper Rule Endorses Reusable Textile Services Operations


REALITY CHECK - sm - September 2013
Do You Set Realistic Sales Goals?


REALITY CHECK - sm - September 2013
High Sales Expectations Have a Hidden Cost


SORTING OUT ODOR ISSUES - hs - June 2013
Combating Odors In Restrooms


SORTING OUT ODOR ISSUES - hs - June 2013
How To Remove Odors From Facilities


- news - 7/31/2013
Sanitaire Offers Chance To Win 10 Sanitaire Commercial Products


BOOK CLUB: TRACTION - cp - June 2013
Business Owners Take Note: Moving A Company Forward Takes Traction


SORTING OUT ODOR ISSUES - hs - June 2013
Identify Type And Location Of Odor Control Products


IN THE FIELD: ERGONOMIC MOPPING EQUIPMENT AND TECHNIQUE - cp - June 2013
Reduce Injuries With Ergonomic Mops


IN THE FIELD: MOPS - cp - June 2013
Microfiber Flat Mops Allow Employees To Clean With Ease


IN THE FIELD: MOPS - cp - June 2013
Investing In ‘Smart’ Mop Handles


IN THE FIELD: MOPS - cp - June 2013
Training Employees On Proper Mopping Techniques


IN THE FIELD: TOILET TISSUE GOES TOUCH-FREE - cp - June 2013
Touchless Toilet Paper Dispensers – There's More Than The ‘Cool Factor’


- cp - June 2013
Touchless Toilet Paper Dispensers Aid Disabled Users


IN THE FIELD: RESTROOM CARE - cp - June 2013
Any Market Can Benefit From Automatic Toilet Tissue Dispensers


- news - 7/26/2013
Slippery Floors: Why They Happen And Tips To Prevention


SORTING OUT ODOR ISSUES - hs - June 2013
Odor Control Scents: The Smell Of Clean


SORTING OUT ODOR ISSUES - hs - June 2013
Facility Odors Impact Perception: Where To Use Odor Control Products


LABOR AND THE LAW - cp - June 2013
Can Building Service Contractors Consider Criminal Convictions In Employment Decisions?


IN THE FIELD: SUSTAINABLE VACUUMS - cp - June 2013
Shopping For Sustainable Vacuum Cleaners


SHOPPING FOR A SUSTAINABLE VACUUM - cp - June 2013
Sustainability Includes Availability of Replacement Vacuum Parts


- news - 7/18/2013
Study: Public Toilet Is Cleaner Than The Average Cell Phone


CLEAN BILL OF HEALTH - hs - June 2013
Infection Prevention Techniques That Work


A LIFETIME OF MUSIC - sm - June 2013
Freetime: Doug Neal, Hillyard


- news - 7/12/2013
Tips To Selecting The Right Anti-Fatigue Mat


- news - 7/12/2013
Cascades Honors Distributors For Environmental Efforts


- news - 7/11/2013
Veteran Flooring Professional Joins SCS Global


BUNDLING YOUR BRAND - sm - June 2013
Private Label Lines Are Growing


BUNDLING YOUR BRAND - sm - June 2013
Selling Private Label Cleaning Products


BUNDLING YOUR BRAND - sm - June 2013
Product Bundling As Business Protection


BUNDLING YOUR BRAND - sm - June 2013
Marketing Private Label Lines


- news - 7/10/2013
Trojan Receives Investment from Boston-based Charlesbank


- news - 7/10/2013
Study Reveals Hand Sanitizer Efficacy


- news - 7/10/2013
JANCOA Named Finalist for Goering Center Award


READY TO UNPLUG - sm - June 2013
Are Battery-Powered Vacuums Worth The Cost?


READY TO UNPLUG - sm - June 2013
Technology In Battery-Operated Vacuums Is Improving


READY TO UNPLUG - sm - June 2013
Don’t Trade Cleaning Performance For Battery-Powered Vacuums


- news - 7/5/2013
AFFLINK Welcomes New Supplier


- news - 7/3/2013
Betco Adds To Sales Team


- news - 7/3/2013
USGBC’s LEED v4 Passes Ballot and Will Launch This Fall


- news - 7/2/2013
Survey Finds That Workers Are More Productive Today Than Five Years Ago


- news - 7/2/2013
GOJO Shares Sustainability Report


- news - 7/1/2013
P&G Professional Launches Redesigned Website


- news - 6/28/2013
Imperial Bag Acquires Morton Paper Co.


- news - 6/27/2013
xpedx Earns ENERGY STAR Designation


GROWING YOUNGER? - sm - June 2013
Effective Job Postings For Young Workers


GROWING YOUNGER? - sm - June 2013
Company Perks That Attract Young Professionals


GROWING YOUNGER? - sm - June 2013
Tips For Retaining Young Professionals


GROWING YOUNGER? - sm - June 2013
Recruiting Young Professionals To The Janitorial Supply Industry


- cp - June 2013
InsideHR: Sharing Employee Background Checks With Customers


GROWING YOUNGER? - sm - June 2013
Using Internships To Attract Young Professionals To The Janitorial Industry


GREENER PASTURES FOR FLOORS - hs - June 2013
LEED: Green Cleaning With Sustainable Equipment


GREENER PASTURES FOR FLOORS - hs - June 2013
Training Tips For Floor Equipment


- news - 6/26/2013
Hill & Markes Hires New CFO


- news - 6/25/2013
Sustainability Dashboard Tools Honors World Facility Management Day


GREENER PASTURES FOR FLOORS - hs - June 2013
Floor Care Equipment That Contributes To LEED Certification


A STRONGER SUPPLY CHAIN - sm - June 2013
Sanitary Supply Wholesaling Association Changes Buying Group Involvement At Conference


A STRONGER SUPPLY CHAIN - sm - June 2013
Benefits Of Janitorial Supply Wholesalers
Why janitorial supply wholesalers create a stronger supply chain

A STRONGER SUPPLY CHAIN - sm - June 2013
Janitorial Wholesalers Assist Buying Group Members
Buying group presence provides information exchange

HEALTHCARE CLEANING: HOSPITAL ACQUIRED INFECTIONS - cp - June 2013
Cleaning For Hospital-Acquired Infections
With the right products and procedures, BSCs can prevent the spread of Norovirus, C. diff, MRSA and CRE

HEALTHCARE CLEANING - cp - June 2013
Challenges Of Infection Control Cleaning


HEALTHCARE CLEANING - cp - June 2013
Building Healthcare Cleaning Services


HEALTHCARE CLEANING - cp - June 2013
Monitoring Infection Control Cleaning Results


- news - 6/24/2013
Spartan Chemical Promotes Wesley Malone to Regional Manager


2013 READER SURVEY - hs - June 2013
Status Of In-House Departmental Budgets


2013 READER SURVEY - hs - June 2013
Trends In Green and Sustainability


2013 READER SURVEY - hs - June 2013
Product And Equipment Purchasing Trends


- news - 6/21/2013
Demand for Disinfectant & Antimicrobial Chemicals to Reach $1.6 Billion in 2017


2013 READER SURVEY - hs - June 2013
2013 Housekeeping Solutions Reader Survey
A snapshot of the industry as it pertains to in-house custodial managers

2013 READER SURVEY - hs - June 2013
Industry Perception Of Management Priorities


MANUFACTURER ROUNDTABLE: PREPORTIONED CHEMICALS - cp - June 2013
High Concentration Chemical Packs


MANUFACTURER ROUNDTABLE: PREPORTIONED CHEMICALS - cp - June 2013
Preventing Employee Theft Of Preportioned Chemical Packs


MANUFACTURER ROUNDTABLE: PREPORTIONED CHEMICALS - cp - June 2013
Diluting With Preportioned Packets Over Wall-Mounted Chemical Dispensing Systems
In this article, industry manufacturers answer common questions asked by building service contractors.

MANUFACTURER ROUNDTABLE: PREPORTIONED CHEMICALS - cp - June 2013
Understanding Proper Dilution of Preportioned Chemical Packs


MANUFACTURER ROUNDTABLE: PREPORTIONED CHEMICALS - cp - June 2013
Gauging The Safety of Preportioned Chemical Packets


- news - 6/21/2013
Americo Welcomes Cameron Dunagan as Regional Manager


SOAP SELLING POINTS - sm - June 2013
Price Matters In Commercial Hand Soap Sales


SOAP SELLING POINTS - sm - June 2013
End-Users Prefer Foam Hand Soap


SOAP SELLING POINTS - sm - June 2013
Antibacterial Hand Soap Is First Choice For Healthcare Facilities


- news - 6/20/2013
ITW Foodservice Wiper Named Finalist for 2013 WOW Innovation Award


- news - 6/20/2013
Top Benefits of Mats Identified


BSC PROFILE: CLEANING TAKES CENTER STAGE - cp - 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

CLEANING TAKES CENTER STAGE - cp - June 2013
Cleaning ‘Nowville’ — Stewart Secures Tennessee's Sacred Institutions And Up-And-Coming Spaces


CLEANING TAKES CENTER STAGE - cp - June 2013
Back To The Music Business — Sort Of


CLEANING TAKES CENTER STAGE - cp - June 2013
Music City Center Is MCC's Biggest Post-Construction Project, Yet


CLEANING TAKES CENTER STAGE - cp - June 2013
After A Sour Note, A Second Chance At Success


- cp - June 2013
Passing It On: Major Commercial Cleaning Offers Employees A Path To Success


CLEANING TAKES CENTER STAGE - cp - June 2013
A ‘Dream Job’


- news - 6/19/2013
Dade Paper Acquires Janitorial Supplies Business


- news - 6/19/2013
DPA Adds New Distributors


- news - 6/19/2013
Surveys Uncovers How Restroom Cleanliness Affects Usage


SPENDING YOUR SALES TIME WISELY - sm - June 2013
Spending Your Time Wisely On High-Potential Sales Accounts


- news - 6/18/2013
PROCYON Provides $500 Student Scholarship for Healthy Carpet Care Award


- news - 6/18/2013
Snow Strategies Forum Targets Growing Snow Management ROI


- news - 6/18/2013
IEHA Provides Ohio State University Ergonomics Training for Members


- news - 6/18/2013
Study Reveals Poor Hand Washing Practices


- news - 6/17/2013
NAW Institute Announces New Book For Wholesaler-Distributors


- news - 6/17/2013
NFPA, OSHA Work To Reduce Confusion Over Hazard Labeling


BLOWN AWAY - hs - June 2013
Hygiene And The Role Of Hand Dryers


- news - 6/14/2013
Cintas Shares Sustainability Savings


HISTORY LESSON - sm - May 2013
Sanitary Maintenance 70th Anniversary Is A Great History Lesson


- news - 6/13/2013
Restroom Germ Myths And Realities Revealed


- news - 6/13/2013
HD Supply Opens New Distribution Center


BLOWN AWAY - hs - June 2013
Hand Dryers Offer Green Benefits


- news - 6/12/2013
Neeld Paper Acquires Tri-CO. Supply


- news - 6/12/2013
Congressional Hearing on the Federal Strategic Sourcing Initiative (FSSI) Will Not Include JanSan & MRO Industry Testimony


- news - 6/12/2013
White River Paper Company Adds to Salesforce


- news - 6/11/2013
Carpet And Rug Institute Adds Certified Products


- news - 6/11/2013
Green Purchases And Spending Are Increasing, Say Studies


- news - 6/11/2013
Coverall Honors Ronnie Harris


- news - 6/10/2013
USGBC to Offer Free LEED Certification in Select Markets


BLOWN AWAY - hs - June 2013
Financial Benefits of Hand Dryers


- news - 6/10/2013
LIKARR to Host Equipment Showcase June 18


- news - 6/7/2013
Survey Looks At Use Of Public Restrooms


- news - 6/7/2013
Dreumex Sponsors Dutch Rally Team XDakar


- news - 6/7/2013
Kaviac Adds Manufacturer Rep Groups


- news - 6/7/2013
OSHA Deadline Looming for GHS Training for All Employees


- news - 6/6/2013
Bornstein & Song Launch Website on JanSan FSSI Initiative


- news - 6/6/2013
NJSSA Golf Outing a Success


- news - 6/5/2013
John Day Company Partners With ITW For Distribution Deal


- news - 6/5/2013
Ten Reasons to Have Carpets Cleaned Year Round


- news - 6/5/2013
Network Receives Award For Operational Excellence


- news - 6/4/2013
Survey: Building Safety And Natural Disasters Top Concern


- news - 6/4/2013
The Budd Group Celebrates 50th Anniversary


- news - 6/3/2013
Aetna Invests in Green Community Projects


- news - 6/3/2013
Sen. Frank Lautenberg, Advocate for Chemical Safety Laws, Dies


- news - 5/31/2013
AFFLINK Welcomes Triad Service Solutions


- news - 5/31/2013
Americo Promotes Tom Owens to Director of Technical Services


- news - 5/30/2013
Mats Inc. Hires New Jan San Sales Manager for West Coast


- news - 5/29/2013
Betco Partners With Sobeys Grocery


- news - 5/28/2013
xpedx Awarded Energy Star


- news - 5/28/2013
IICRC and NFSI Partner to Prevent Slips and Falls


- news - 5/28/2013
Dates Announced For Campus Sustainability Day


HOSPITAL-GRADE CLEANING PAYS OFF IN ANY MARKET - cp - April 2013
BSCs Expand Infection Control Services


HOSPITAL-GRADE CLEANING PAYS OFF IN ANY MARKET - cp - April 2013
Tailoring Infection Control Programs to the Market


HOSPITAL-GRADE CLEANING PAYS OFF IN ANY MARKET - cp - April 2013
Critical Cleaning Services Gain Steam


INSIDEHR - cp - April 2013
Asking Behavioral Questions Leads To Better Hires


TAKE A SHORTCUT TO SUCCESS - cp - April 2013
BSC Book Review: Shortcut To Prosperity


- news - 5/24/2013
Janitor University Accepting Students


- news - 5/24/2013
Mats Inc. Expands National Sales Team


- news - 5/23/2013
Armchem Launches New Lighting Division


- news - 5/23/2013
Top Ten Mistakes When Stripping Floors


- news - 5/22/2013
Developing A Carpet Maintenance Program


- news - 5/22/2013
Betco Announces Transpare Certified Products


- news - 5/22/2013
Unisource Receives Sales Award From Elkay Plastics


- news - 5/21/2013
NISSCO Names Dutch Hollow Supplies Distributor of the Year


- news - 5/20/2013
Seven Strategies Cleaners Can Use To Reduce Asthma Triggers


THE NEW BOOK ON GREEN - hs - April 2013
Green Guides Updated By FTC


THE NEW BOOK ON GREEN - hs - April 2013
Differentiating One Green Label From Another


THE NEW BOOK ON GREEN - hs - April 2013
Distributor Support Green Training


THE NEW BOOK ON GREEN - hs - April 2013
Get To Know The Green Guides


- news - 5/20/2013
Triple S Promotes John Ruston


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


STRIP AND RECOAT FLOORS LESS OFTEN - cp - April 2013
Commercial Floor Mats, Chemical-Free Scrubbing Top BSC Floor Care Programs


STRIP AND RECOAT FLOORS LESS OFTEN - cp - April 2013
Floor Stripping Tips


- news - 5/17/2013
Cintas Cleans Park Restrooms


- news - 5/17/2013
Atlas Opens New Offices


MEMORABLE MOMENTS - sm - May 2013
Freetime: Highlights From The Past 13 Years


- news - 5/16/2013
Workshop Showcases How Antibacterial Products Are Judged Effective


- news - 5/15/2013
Huff United Expands Sales Team


- news - 5/14/2013
Study Outlines Transmission Of Germs


EASY RESTAURANT CLEANING - sm - May 2013
Ward Off Foodborne Illnesses With Sanitizing Wipes


EASY RESTAURANT CLEANING - sm - May 2013
Wet Wipes Are Versatile, Easy to Use


EASY RESTAURANT CLEANING - sm - May 2013
Choosing The Right Sanitizer Wipe


EASY RESTAURANT CLEANING - sm - May 2013
The Cleaning Power of Wet Wipes


- news - 5/14/2013
Unisource to Offer Products from Tennant Company


- news - 5/14/2013
ACS Purchases Glit Division, Opens New Plant


- news - 5/13/2013
PC4HS Board Member, Roni Barker, Receives Plant Facilities ESP of the Year Award


- news - 5/13/2013
ServiceMaster Announces New Franchise Agreements


- news - 5/13/2013
NC House Bill Could End LEED Certifications for State Government Buildings


- news - 5/10/2013
Tips For Removing Gum and Adhesives from Carpets


TRACKING TRENDS WITH ERP - sm - May 2013
Distributors Find Real Time Solutions With ERP Software Programs


TRACKING TRENDS WITH ERP - sm - May 2013
Tapping into ERP Intelligence


TRACKING TRENDS WITH ERP - sm - May 2013
Doing More With Distribution Business Software


- news - 5/9/2013
Tips To Proper Mat Installation And Placement


- news - 5/9/2013
Industrial Scientific Opens New Distribution Center


TACKLING FLOORS WITH OSCILLATING MACHINES - hs - April 2013
Benefits Of Oscillating Floor Machines


TACKLING FLOORS WITH OSCILLATING MACHINES - hs - April 2013
Increase Productivity With Oscillating Floor Machines


TACKLING FLOORS WITH OSCILLATING MACHINES - hs - April 2013
Scrub Floors Using Less Chemical


- news - 5/8/2013
JanSanOptimize.com Offers Website Tips in Free E-Guide


- news - 5/8/2013
Tips To Safe and Healthy Commercial Laundry Care


- news - 5/7/2013
Network Services Company Recognizes Top Suppliers


- news - 5/7/2013
Trojan Battery Names Emasa Distributor for Chile


- news - 5/6/2013
Renewable Cleaning Supports ISSA Clean Standard


- news - 5/6/2013
Green Building Advisory Committee Recommends LEED for All GSA Buildings


- news - 5/6/2013
Americo Acquires Gilt Microtron Assets


- news - 5/5/2013
The Safety Zone Named NISSCO Supplier of the Year


- news - 5/3/2013
Betco Announces New Agreement


- news - 5/3/2013
NAW Institute Elects New Directors


- news - 5/2/2013
Changes Coming To Government Procurement of Cleaning Supplies and Services


- news - 5/2/2013
Cascades Antibacterial Towel Wins Edison Award Gold Medal


CRE JOINS THE SUPERBUGS - sm - April 2013
CRE Prevention Starts With Cleaning


- news - 5/2/2013
Malish Awards First Diamabrush Training Certificates


- news - 5/1/2013
Six Tips on the Safe Handling of Cleaning Chemicals


A FISH TALE - sm - April 2013
Freetime: Gavin Morisada, ABC Corp.


- news - 5/1/2013
Diversey BSC Sales Team Earn ISSA CIMS Certified Expert Status


THE FUNDAMENTALS OF CARPET EXTRACTION - hs - April 2013
Proper Carpet Care Starts With Vacuuming


THE FUNDAMENTALS OF CARPET EXTRACTION - hs - April 2013
How To Clean Carpets Using Chemicals


THE FUNDAMENTALS OF CARPET EXTRACTION - hs - April 2013
Proper Carpet Extraction Methods


THE FUNDAMENTALS OF CARPET EXTRACTION - hs - April 2013
Greener Options For Carpet Extraction


- news - 4/30/2013
Diversey Certifies BSCs for Day Cleaning Program


- news - 4/30/2013
Triple S Appoints New Member Dealers


ON THE MONEY - sm - April 2013
The Many Cost Savings of Chemical Dilution Systems


ON THE MONEY - sm - April 2013
Chemical Dispensers Reduce Waste and Save Time


ON THE MONEY - sm - April 2013
Dilution Control Supports Green Initiatives


- news - 4/29/2013
Betco Adds New Team Members


- news - 4/29/2013
Bedbugs Invade Hospitals At Rapid Pace


- news - 4/26/2013
Five Common Slip and Fall Myths


- news - 4/26/2013
GOJO Named S.P Richards Vendor of the Year


- news - 4/26/2013
Pro-Link Expands Member Benefits With Seal 360 Consulting


- news - 4/25/2013
Brawny Kicks Off Great American Worker Contest


- news - 4/25/2013
Minnesota Students Honored for Fight Against “Handwashing Horrors”


- news - 4/24/2013
KBM Releases Sustainability Report


- news - 4/24/2013
Unisource Worldwide Signs Letter of Intent with International Paper


THE SOCIAL NETWORK - cp - April 2013
BSCs Tap Into Social Media to Attract Talent


THE SOCIAL NETWORK - cp - April 2013
Hire Cleaning Professionals Faster with Social Recruiting


THE SOCIAL NETWORK - cp - April 2013
Online Recruiting Reveals 'the Real Person' Behind the Resume


THE SOCIAL NETWORK - cp - April 2013
Social Profiling


THE SOCIAL NETWORK - cp - April 2013
Privacy Paradox: Understanding Social Media Law


COMMERCIAL HAND DRYERS IN HIGH DEMAND - sm - April 2013
With Improved Technology Hand Dryers Capture New Markets


COMMERCIAL HAND DRYERS IN HIGH DEMAND - sm - April 2013
New Hand Dryer Models are Hygienic and 'Hip'


COMMERCIAL HAND DRYERS IN HIGH DEMAND - sm - April 2013
Selling the Benefits of Hand Dryers


- news - 4/24/2013
Epicor to Host May Conference in Nashville


- news - 4/23/2013
DPA Honors Award Winners


- news - 4/23/2013
NISSCO Expands ISSA CIMS I.C.E. Workshop


- news - 4/22/2013
Earth Day: A Reason To Celebrate


- news - 4/22/2013
MedAssets Recognizes Unisource As a Silver Supplier


- news - 4/22/2013
ProTeam Appoints New Rep Groups


WARNING SIGNS - cp - April 2013
OSHA HazCom Rules are Changing


WARNING SIGNS - cp - April 2013
Looking Back at OSHA Workplace Safety Laws


WARNING SIGNS - cp - April 2013
Learning the GHS language


WARNING SIGNS - cp - April 2013
New GHS Standard Puts Pressure on Employers, Chemical Manufacturers


WARNING SIGNS - cp - April 2013
OSHA GHS Training Deadline is Dec. 1, 2013


SHOWERED IN SAVINGS - hs - April 2013
Shower Amenities Result In Big Savings


SHOWERED IN SAVINGS - hs - April 2013
Financial Savings To Wall-Mounted Amenities


- news - 4/19/2013
U.S. Products Begins Facebook Series on Wall-to-Wall Carpeting


- news - 4/19/2013
DPA Members Tune Up Their Sales in Music City


- news - 4/19/2013
Spartan Chemcial Offers OSHA GHS Training


- news - 4/19/2013
Factors to Consider Before Installing Anti-Fatigue Mats


- news - 4/18/2013
Cascades Tissue Group Unveils its Revamped Away-from-Home Website


- news - 4/18/2013
NSF Partners With HHI to Educate Consumers on Home Health and Safety


- news - 4/18/2013
ASHRAE Publishes Second Edition of Hospital Design Manual


MANUFACTURER ROUNDTABLE: TOWEL & TISSUE - cp - April 2013
Paper Towels Versus Hand Dryers


MANUFACTURER ROUNDTABLE: TOWEL & TISSUE - cp - April 2013
Are High-quality Towels Worth the Cost?


MANUFACTURER ROUNDTABLE: TOWEL & TISSUE - cp - April 2013
Limiting Paper Towel Consumption and Waste


THE FIGHT AGAINST C. DIFF - sm - April 2013
How To Prevent C. diff Through Better Cleaning


THE FIGHT AGAINST C. DIFF - sm - April 2013
Bleach and Other Chemicals Effective Against C. diff


THE FIGHT AGAINST C. DIFF - sm - April 2013
Chemical Alternatives For Preventing C. diff


THE FIGHT AGAINST C. DIFF - sm - April 2013
C. diff Cleaning Procedures


THE FIGHT AGAINST C. DIFF - sm - April 2013
C. diff Prevention: Hand Washing


PREVENT SLIPS AND FALLS AS A VALUE-ADDED SERVICE - sm - April 2013
Revised OSHA Walkway Requirements on the Horizon


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


PREVENT SLIPS AND FALLS AS A VALUE-ADDED SERVICE - sm - April 2013
OSHA Floor Audits Require a 'Qualified Person'


PREVENT SLIPS AND FALLS AS A VALUE-ADDED SERVICE - sm - April 2013
Certified Distributors Can Provide Walkway Audits


- news - 4/17/2013
Mats Inc. Receives Top Awards from ADEX Program


- news - 4/17/2013
HFI Advisory Board Member and NFSI President Russell Kendzior to Speak at RIMS 2013 National Conference


- news - 4/16/2013
Identifying The Single Biggest Water-Consuming Fixture In A Facility


- news - 4/16/2013
3M Announces New Appointments


- news - 4/16/2013
Network Services Company Recognized by MedAssets as Top Supplier


- news - 4/15/2013
Avmor Announces Appointments


STANDARDIZING FLOOR MATS - hs - April 2013
Matting That Reduces Slips, Trips And Falls


STANDARDIZING FLOOR MATS - hs - April 2013
Safety Regulations For Commercial Mats


STANDARDIZING FLOOR MATS - hs - April 2013
Further Explanation Of Matting Standards


- news - 4/15/2013
Janitors Choose Rival Union After Contract Changes Hands


- news - 4/15/2013
Status of the USDA BioPreferred Program


SLAMMED - sm - April 2013
Hurricane Sandy Slams East Coast Distributors


SLAMMED - sm - April 2013
Janitorial Suppliers Prepare For The Storm


SLAMMED - sm - April 2013
Superstorm Left Distributors in The Dark


SLAMMED - sm - April 2013
After Hurricane Sandy East Coast Cleaning Professionals Get Back to Business


SLAMMED - sm - April 2013
Distributors Donate Time, Supplies to Hurricane Sandy Victims


- news - 4/12/2013
A Folk Remedy That Reportedly Stops Bedbugs


- news - 4/12/2013
RyZun Runs Promotion for New Distributors on IndustryHuddle.com


- news - 4/12/2013
Avmor Announces Results of Sustainability Report


- news - 4/11/2013
Dade Paper acquires Mid-South Maintenance Supply


- news - 4/11/2013
Andrea Osterkorn Joins PLZ Aeroscience Management Team


- news - 4/11/2013
EPA Extends the OPP/DfE Antimicrobial Pesticide Pilot Project


- news - 4/10/2013
Eco Concepts Promotes Gil Oren to President of the Company


FIRST LINE OF DEFENSE - hs - April 2013
Armed Janitors Patrol School Halls


FIRST LINE OF DEFENSE - hs - April 2013
Allowing Concealed Carry In Schools


FIRST LINE OF DEFENSE - hs - April 2013
Developing Policies For Concealed Carry In Schools


FIRST LINE OF DEFENSE - hs - April 2013
Response To Guns In Schools


- news - 4/10/2013
Six Tips To Disposing Carpet Cleaning Wastewater


- news - 4/8/2013
Seven Tips for Making Facilities More Sustainable


- news - 4/8/2013
Norovirus Plagues Children, Says CDC Study


- news - 4/8/2013
Tim Corcoran Joins PLZ Aeroscience Sales Team


- news - 4/5/2013
Federal Team Turns in 'Hospital Sustainability Plan'


- news - 4/4/2013
ANSI/IICRC Opens Up Water Damage Restoration Standard for Public Review


- news - 4/4/2013
Nominations Open for the 12th Annual America's Best Restroom Contest


- news - 4/3/2013
Six Myths About Caring for Wool Carpeting Dispelled


- news - 4/3/2013
EPA to Revise Design for Environment Program


- news - 4/3/2013
STOKO Names Ken Bartley 2012 Salesman of the Year


- news - 4/2/2013
City Employees Forced To Supply Toilet Tissue


- news - 4/1/2013
WAXIE Sanitary Supply Announces Corporate Vendor of the Year


- news - 3/29/2013
STOKO Names Southeast Top Sales Region for 2012


- cp - February 2013
Carpet Encapsulation Keeps BSCs Profitable
Cost-effective method may reduce cleaning frequencies

- news - 3/28/2013
How to Tell if a Hotel Is Going Green


- hs - February 2013
Providing a Safe, Clean and Disinfected Environment
Outlining the tools cleaners need to effectively do their jobs

- cp - February 2013
Investing in a wide-area vacuum may help BSCs retain cleaning frequencies
Using a wide-area vacuum can clean more space, in less time

- news - 3/27/2013
ISSA Announces Updates/Changes To Convention Schedule


- news - 3/27/2013
Carpet and Rug Institute Announces New Seal of Approvals


- news - 3/26/2013
STOKO 2012 Names Riches Associates Manufacturer’s Rep Agency of the Year


- news - 3/26/2013
Survey: Americans Concerned With Fire Safety In Commercial Buildings


- news - 3/26/2013
Why Green Seal's GS-51 Laundry Standard Will Benefit Several Industries


- news - 3/25/2013
Spread of Superbugs In Hospitals Concerns Health Officials


- news - 3/25/2013
Nextstep Commercial Promotes Joel Hastings to General Manager of Operations


- news - 3/25/2013
AHE Offers Review And Recognition Program to EVS Departments


- cp - February 2013
Spec’ing the Collaborative Workplace
The colloaborative workplace demands a new bidding process for BSCs

- cp - February 2013
Cleaning the Collaborative Workspace
As commercial offices create a more collaborative workspace, BSCs must rethink cleaning specs

- news - 3/22/2013
MMMM donates to St. Jude’s Ranch for Children


- news - 3/22/2013
Malish Wins Innovation Award from Chudy Paper


- news - 3/22/2013
Life Cycle Study Shows Reusable Textiles’ Green Edge over Disposables


- cp - February 2013
Changing Spaces: The Rise of the Collaborative Office
What began in Silicon Valley has changed office spaces across the country

- cp - February 2013
Embracing Service Tracking Software Takes Time
Employees must be trained and comfortable with the technology

- hs - February 2013
Practices That Ward Off C. Diff Infections
Identifying C. diff and cleaning practices that will keep infections at bay

- news - 3/20/2013
Safety Alert: Safe Use of Single-Load Liquid Laundry Packets


- news - 3/19/2013
Best Practices Checklist for Managing Snow And Ice


- news - 3/19/2013
Bed Bugs Are Resisting Insecticides


- cp - February 2013
Janitorial Inspection Software Gives Held’s Janitorial an Edge
BSCs use janitorial inspection software to streamline business and improve customer relations

- cp - February 2013
BSCs Improve Business with Cleaning Inspection Software Programs
Provides owners, customers with valuable data and solutions

- cp - February 2013
BSC Book Review: Maximum Achievement
Maximum Achievement by Brian Tracy provides BSCs with steps to sucess

- cp - February 2013
Alternatives to Lawsuits: Mediation and Arbitration
Understand to the difference between mediation and arbitration and avoid the cost of defending a lawsuit

- news - 3/15/2013
Survey Uncovers Flu Season Trends


- hs - February 2013
How To Prevent C. Diff
Rethinking cleaning's role in preventing C. diff and other hospital-acquired infections

- news - 3/14/2013
Role Of Hand Hygiene In Healthcare And The Debate Between Soap And Sanitizer


- news - 3/14/2013
STOKO Announces Its 2012 Distributors of the Year


- news - 3/13/2013
Six Tips to Help Identify Ideal Restrooms


- news - 3/13/2013
Cascades Antibacterial Paper Towel Gains Multiple Product Recognition


- news - 3/12/2013
AFFLINK Adds New Members


- hs - February 2013
The Benefits of Urinal Mats
Outlining the features and benefits of urinal mats and how they contribute to cleaning initiatives

- sm - February 2013
Freetime: Tim W. Laughlin, Sunburst Chemicals
Tim W. Laughlin, vice president, product development for Sunburst Chemicals, is a hockey goalie

- news - 3/7/2013
Spartan Chemical Named Vendor of the Year by AmSan


- news - 3/7/2013
Carpet Color Can Influence Moods And Performance


- sm - February 2013
Letter To The Editor: Science Proves Hot Water Is Best For Carpet Extraction


- news - 3/7/2013
Hospitals Warned About Rare Superbug Spreading Quickly


- sm - February 2013
Six Tips For Developing A Sales Superstar
There is no cut-and-dried process for creating a sales superstar, but sales managers can certainly help develop standout reps

- news - 3/6/2013
Cleaning Jobs Linked to Asthma Risk


- news - 3/6/2013
Waterless Co. Honors World Plumbing Day


- sm - February 2013
Cold vs. Hot Water Extractors
Does cold-water carpet extraction match up to hot’s cleaning power?

- news - 3/5/2013
Novozymes Receives EcoLogo Certification


- hs - February 2013
Urinal Mats Improve Restroom Appearance
Keep floors free from puddles and stains and prevent odors from ever becoming a problem

- sm - February 2013
Benefits of Cold Water Carpet Extraction
May increase worker productivity and safety

- news - 3/4/2013
Joint Commission Releases 'Hot Topics in Health Care'


- news - 3/4/2013
BETCO Releases 2012 Recycling Numbers


- news - 3/1/2013
Deb GrittyFOAM Named New Product of the Year by Swish Maintenance Limited


- news - 3/1/2013
Survey: Infection Control Increases As A Result Of Social Media


- news - 3/1/2013
ACI Convention Volunteers Assemble Hygiene Kits to Help Families in Need


- sm - February 2013
Letter To The Editor: Wet Floors Cannot Be Measured As Safe


CARPET CLEANING - sm - February 2013
A Brief History of Cold Water Carpet Extraction
After hot water’s 20-year-reign, cold-water extraction is gaining steam

- news - 2/28/2013
Trojan Battery Receives Frost & Sullivan 2013 Innovative Enterprise Award


- cp - February 2013
How ISSA and CIRI Developed The Clean Standard: K-12
Scientists are using research to test school surfaces and define the true meaning of clean

- news - 2/28/2013
Sealed Air to Highlight Food Security Solutions at 2013 Global Food Safety Conference


- news - 2/28/2013
Lighting Efficiency Improvements Proposed


- news - 2/28/2013
Four Best Practices That Boost Perception/Reputation Of A Facility


- news - 2/27/2013
Clarification on LEED-EBOM Version 4 and Entry Matting


- hs - February 2013
Cleaning Trends Expected In 2013


- news - 2/27/2013
Robert Donofrio Joins HFI Advisory


- cp - February 2013
Setting K-12 School Cleaning Standards
ISSA and CIRI are developing the Clean Standard: K-12 to standardize cleaning in schools

- news - 2/27/2013
Jim Roden, Founder of Prochem, Passes


- news - 2/26/2013
Nextstep Commercial Announces Sales Rep Agency of the Year


- news - 2/26/2013
HHI and NSF Form Educational Partnership


- news - 2/26/2013
WFBSC Responds to Threat of Infection Control


- news - 2/26/2013
Proper Hand Washing, Including Drying, Helps Combat Norovirus


- sm - February 2013
Proper Disinfection in the Restroom
Janitors aren’t properly disinfecting restroom surfaces. Here’s what you can do to help

- news - 2/26/2013
Rick Coombs, Former Engineer with ProTeam, Passes


- news - 2/25/2013
H2Only Renewable Cleaning Creates New Vocabulary Term for Water-based Cleaning: ewater


- news - 2/25/2013
Three Tips To Improve Winter Indoor Air Quality


- cp - February 2013
Using Hand Sanitizer Correctly
It's important to hand sanitize for 15 seconds to kill germs

- news - 2/25/2013
Advanced Vapor Technologies Releases Guide to EPA-Regulated Disinfecting Devices


- cp - February 2013
Should Kids Use Hand Sanitizer?
Manufacturers discuss whether it's safe for kids in schools to use hand sanitizer

- sm - February 2013
Get to Know the 2012 FTC Green Guides
FTC Green Guides were recently revised, here’s what you need to know

- hs - February 2013
When And Where Disinfection Is Needed
Answers to some of the most common disinfection questions

- news - 2/21/2013
Dave Haataja Joins HFI Advisory Board


- news - 2/21/2013
Hand Sanitizers And Their Effect On Flu Prevention


- sm - February 2013
FTC Green Claims: Certifications and Seals of Approval
New FTC guidelines distinguish between third-party and self-certification

- news - 2/21/2013
Powr-Flite Offers Tips on Floor Finish


- cp - February 2013
Soap Dispenser Placement: Determining The Right Number
How many soap and hand sanitizer dispensers should be installed in each facility?

- hs - February 2013
How To Comply With OSHA Regulations And Training
Develop effective training programs that comply with OSHA regulations

- news - 2/20/2013
CRI Seal Of Approval Adds Vacuum and Extractor


- news - 2/19/2013
Carpet and Rug Institute's Seal of Approval Program Goes International


- news - 2/19/2013
It's Tax Time: Be Aware of the Five Tax Hot Spots


- hs - February 2013
Promoting Safety In The Workplace
What managers need to know in terms of OSHA compliance and safety within the workplace

- cp - February 2013
Immigration Reform 2013 Update
Four possibilities for immigration reform. Each would impact the commercial cleaning industry

- cp - February 2013
Alcohol vs. Non-alcohol-based Hand Sanitizers
Defining quat-based hand sanitizers and how they work

- news - 2/18/2013
GreenBlue Names Katherine O’Dea Director of Innovation


- news - 2/18/2013
Spartan Chemical named Brame Specialty Company’s Vendor of the Year


- sm - February 2013
2012 Sales Leader: Medford Blake, United Sanitary
Medford Blake is a master at repairing and servicing vacuums and other equipment, but his real passion is in sales

PREVENTING HAIS - hs - February 2013
How To Reduce Hospital-Acquired Infections
Cleaning techniques and technologies that help reduce hospital-acquired infections

- news - 2/15/2013
Five Trends Driving Sustainability In 2013


- news - 2/15/2013
Cintas Receives Stamp of Approval from the National Floor Safety Institute


- news - 2/14/2013
Joseph Scala Named OEM Sales Manager for Alwin Manufacturing


- news - 2/14/2013
Ten Characteristics of a Successful Consultative Salesperson


- news - 2/13/2013
Lea Schneider to Serve on The Housekeeping Channel Advisory


- news - 2/13/2013
Free Webcast Targets “Preventing the Spread of C. diff”


- news - 2/13/2013
Whooping Cough Is Problematic As New Strain


PREVENTING HAIS - hs - February 2013
Preventing Hospital-Acquired Infections
With reputations and reimbursement rates at stake, healthcare facilities are taking a closer look at how to best reduce hospital-acquired infections

- news - 2/12/2013
Chudy Paper Company Celebrates Centennial Anniversary


TOP 5 SALES LEADERS - sm - February 2013
2012 Sales Leader: Steve Bergholtz, AmSan
Steve Bergholtz had dreams of playing professional hockey. When he did not make the NHL, Steve fueled his competitiveness into sales.

- news - 2/12/2013
Sani Marc Group Acquires Five-L Equipment Ltd.


- news - 2/12/2013
Protecting Sensitive Populations From Flu


- news - 2/11/2013
Carpet Care Starts With Knowing Carpet Types


- hs - February 2013
Magic Of Cleaning With Microfiber
Michigan State University successfully transitioned to cleaning with microfiber

- news - 2/8/2013
Six Tips for Improved IAQ and Green and Healthy Schools


- news - 2/8/2013
Swish Maintenance Acquires S.K. Sanitary Specialties Mfg. Limited


- news - 2/8/2013
STOKO, An Evonik Brand, Unveils New Logo


- hs - February 2013
Minimizing Cross-Contamination While Cleaning
Tips to reduce cross-contamination when using cleaning cloths or mops

- news - 2/7/2013
Injury and Illness Summary Requirements Now In Place


- news - 2/7/2013
Gordon Brush Featured in the L.A. Times


- news - 2/6/2013
Studies Indicate Green Operations Remain Strong Despite Economy


- news - 2/6/2013
Witt Industries Lands Contract with Texas Christian University


- news - 2/5/2013
Clorox Named to 2013 Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations in the World List


- news - 2/5/2013
Ten Terms Everyone Should Know About Mat


- news - 2/4/2013
Mia Schaikewitz of Sundance Channel's "Push Girls" is Bobrick's New Spokesperson on Accessible Restroom Design


- news - 2/4/2013
Website Launched To Aid Workers In Healthcare Facilities


- news - 2/4/2013
Powr-Flite Applies Airwatts to Carpet Extractors


- news - 2/1/2013
BOMA Passes New Policy Positions on Energy Benchmarks and Tax Reform


- news - 1/31/2013
Program Promotes Handwashing In Schools


- news - 1/31/2013
Immigration Legislation Readdressed By Senate


- news - 1/31/2013
SmartCEO Magazine Awards Erik Akopiantz, CFO Roadnet Technologies, with 2013 Executive Management Award


- news - 1/30/2013
Diagnosing School IAQ Issues


- news - 1/28/2013
ACI Comments That Research, Reports on Antibacterial Ingredient Distorted


- news - 1/28/2013
Diamond Chemical Company Inc. Hires Thomas McGinley


- news - 1/25/2013
Unisource Worldwide Joins EPA's SmartWay Transport Partnership


- news - 1/25/2013
Tolco Corporation Announces 2012 Winners


- news - 1/25/2013
Spartan Chemical Promotes Wayne Stanley to Regional Manager


- news - 1/25/2013
Advice to Ease GHS Training Compliance


- news - 1/24/2013
Ashkin Sees 2013 as “Tipping Point” Year for Sustainability and the Cleaning Industry


- news - 1/24/2013
Widespread Influenza Epidemic Prompts Tips to Fight Flu


- news - 1/24/2013
William Lewis Promoted to National Sales Manager


- news - 1/24/2013
Tolco Appoints Christopher File to Product Development Manager


- news - 1/23/2013
OMNOVA Solutions New Distributor Partnership


- news - 1/23/2013
Three Tips To Care For Carpet Tiles


- news - 1/22/2013
Four Infection Control Tips That Help Prevent Cross-Contamination


- news - 1/21/2013
Self Assessment Of Your Green Certification IQ


- news - 1/21/2013
Crown Mats and Matting Celebrates 70 Years


- news - 1/18/2013
Aire-Master of America Founder Passes


- news - 1/18/2013
Healthy Facilities Institute and IEHA Recognize ISSA Value of Clean


- news - 1/18/2013
HFI and PC4HS Provide Tips For Flu Prevention


- news - 1/17/2013
APC Filtration Names Vice President of Global Sales and Marketing


- news - 1/17/2013
ITW Dymon and Atlantic Mills Form ITW Professional Brands


- news - 1/17/2013
Two States Ban Phosphorus in Commercial Dishwashing Detergent


- news - 1/16/2013
Bed Bugs: Most Infested Cities Named


- news - 1/16/2013
Powr-Flite Adds New Product Manager


- news - 1/15/2013
Survey: Preventing Infection, Keeping Workplaces Clean And Healthy


- news - 1/15/2013
Harder Facility Maintenance Names Spartan Chemical Vendor Of The Year


- news - 1/14/2013
Janitors Are Dubbed School's Line Of Defense


- news - 1/10/2013
Flu Infections Sweep The Country, Hospitalizing Thousands


- news - 1/10/2013
NJSSA Board and Members Help Victims of Hurricane Sandy


- news - 1/10/2013
DDI System Launches Two Websites


- news - 1/10/2013
Spartan Chemical Receives Vendor of the Year Award from Johnston Paper


- news - 1/9/2013
Tips To Preventing An Influenza Pandemic


- news - 1/9/2013
Airx Laboratories Adds Training Videos To Website


- news - 1/9/2013
Crown Mats and Matting Acquired By Desco Capital


- news - 1/8/2013
Cleaning Industry Steps Up To Help Those Affected By Superstorm Sandy


- news - 1/8/2013
Custodians Credited With Getting School Back On Track After Sandy


- news - 1/8/2013
Enviro-Solutions Contracts Wildenberg For Company Assessment


- news - 1/7/2013
Spartan Chemical Promotes Advertising Manager


- news - 1/7/2013
Seal 360 Announces Alliance With Breeze Custodial Solutions


- news - 1/7/2013
Cleaning Contractor Under Fire From Pharmacy


- news - 1/4/2013
Five Post-Holiday Carpet Care Tips


- news - 1/4/2013
Dreumex, Gent-l-Kleen Announce Campaign Winner


- news - 1/4/2013
Trojan Battery Launches iPad App


- news - 1/3/2013
IICRC to Be Featured on "Designing Spaces"


- news - 1/3/2013
Green Seal Releases Green and Sustainable Resolutions for 2013


- news - 1/3/2013
Portland Public Schools Receives Silver 2012 Green Cleaning Award


- news - 1/3/2013
Americo Acquires Shamrock Matting


- news - 1/2/2013
Cleaner Workplaces Can Translate Into Fewer Sick Days


- news - 1/2/2013
Investigation Reveals Truth Behind C.diff Claims


- news - 1/2/2013
Treleoni Names New President


- news - 1/2/2013
Unisource Logistics Solutions Earns SmartWay Transport Partner Designation


- news - 12/31/2012
Betco Corp. Hosts Technician Training School


- news - 12/28/2012
Procyon Awarded Preferred Vendor Status Within Process Cleaning For Healthy Schools


- news - 12/27/2012
AFFLINKS Adds AAA Supplies and Interiors


- news - 12/26/2012
TNT Unlimited Garners Several Rep of the Year Awards


- news - 12/26/2012
Mid-America Distributor Sales Represents ProTeam


- news - 12/26/2012
Betco Corp. Welcomes Two New Team Members


- news - 12/26/2012
Report Finds Growing Concerns Toward Sustainability and Hygiene


- news - 12/24/2012
LIKARR Maintenance Systems Collects Toys For Toys For Tots


- news - 12/24/2012
Industry Huddle Welcomes 50 Members


- news - 12/24/2012
Survey Says: 84 Percent of Employed Americans Go to Work Sick


- news - 12/21/2012
Six Ways To Improve Sustainability And Efficiency In 2013


- news - 12/21/2012
Spartan Chemical Welcomes New Operations Supervisor


- news - 12/20/2012
Survey: Small Business Owners Are Worried About Fiscal Cliff


- news - 12/20/2012
Hill & Markes Named Network Services Distributor Of The Year


- news - 12/20/2012
KBM Facility Solutions Recognized as Top Minority Supplier


- news - 12/20/2012
Senior Management Changes At Rochester Midland


- news - 12/20/2012
Carpet: Answers To Some Of The Most Common Questions


- news - 12/19/2012
Process Cleaning for Healthy Schools Supports IEHA Measurement Program


- news - 12/19/2012
Crown Mats and Matting Hires New Vice President of Sales and Marketing


- news - 12/19/2012
American Cleaning Institue Elects New Board of Directors


- news - 12/19/2012
C.diff Cases Successfully Identified By Trained Dogs


- news - 12/18/2012
NJSSA Looking For Operation Clean Sweep Donations


- news - 12/17/2012
Last-Minute, Year-End Tax Savings


- news - 12/17/2012
Sustainability Results In Big Savings For Hospitals, Says Survey


- news - 12/17/2012
Workers Lose Battle, And Jobs, As Airport Contract Changes Hands


- news - 12/17/2012
Roadnet Technologies Appoints New Vice President of Global Sales and Marketing


- news - 12/17/2012
The Healthy Facilities Institute Promotes NEA HIN Food Allergy Book


YOUR TWO CENTS - cp - November 2012
What Assets Do You Look For In A Distributor?


- hs - November 2012
Microfiber Technology And Its Return On Investment
Microfiber technology increases productivity for custodial departments

- cp - November 2012
Cleaning To Prevent Whooping Cough
Disinfecting and hand washing will help prevent the spread of whooping cough

- news - 12/14/2012
Standard for High Performance Green Health Care Facilities Open for Public Review


- news - 12/14/2012
Steps to Safely Remove Ice Melt Haze from Hard-Surface Floors


- news - 12/13/2012
Schools Require Handwashing As Part Of Student Schedule


- news - 12/13/2012
Betco Corp. Announces New Roles To Its Team


- news - 12/13/2012
Low-Moisture Carpet Cleaning Issues Addressed


- hs - November 2012
Distributor Partnerships That Benefit Facility Executives
Distributor partnerships that are based on training, products and processes will go a long way to help departments

- news - 12/12/2012
Proposed Green Building Standard Improves Water Efficiency


- news - 12/12/2012
Cleaning Programs Facilitate Cost Reductions for Facilities


- news - 12/12/2012
Enviro-Solutions Selects Paul Mahoney as Independent Sales Agent


ASHKIN ON SUSTAINABILITY - cp - November 2012
As Implied By Hurricane Sandy, Climate Change Is Real
How BSCs can help prepare themselves and customers for weather-related emergencies

- news - 12/11/2012
Association for Facilities Engineering Appoints New Executive Director


- hs - November 2012
Building Trust Between Distributors and Facility Executives
Building trust and better distributor relationships pays big dividends for custodial organizations

- news - 12/10/2012
OMNOVA Solutions Announces New Distributor Partnership


- news - 12/10/2012
ProTeam Awards Sales Rep, Manufacturer Rep Agency of the Year


- cp - November 2012
Tablets: The Best Of Both Worlds
Tablet computers meld aspects of computers and smartphones, making them intuitive business tools

- cp - November 2012
Department Of Energy Project Takes Sustainability To A New Level
Team Clean Inc.'s headquarters is part of a unique project, the EEB Hub

- news - 12/7/2012
Core Products Announces Marketing Responsibilities


- news - 12/7/2012
University Cleaning Unit Earns Green Seal Certification


- sm - November 2012
A Small Marketing Budget Will Kill A Start-Up Company
It can take years to land enough clients to be profitable. Without a budget for sales and marketing, companies are doomed to fail

- hs - November 2012
Green Certification for Towel and Tissue: Forest Stewardship Council (FSC)
Outlining the specifics of FSC, one of the green certifications found on towel and tissue products

- news - 12/6/2012
Sawchuk To Leave Enviro-Solutions


- sm - November 2012
Touch-free Restroom: Auto Flush Urinals and Hands-Free Doors
Keep hands germ free from start to finish in the restroom

- news - 12/6/2012
High Levels of Contamination Found In Canadian Hotels


- news - 12/6/2012
Green Seal Hires AlturaSolutions Communications


- cp - November 2012
Bicycle Laundry Service Fits With Team Clean's Green Mission
Philadelphia's Wash Cycle Laundry delivers on its green promise

- hs - November 2012
Green Certification for Towel and Tissue: EcoLogo
Outlining the specifics of EcoLogo, one of the green certifications found on towel and tissue products

- hs - November 2012
Green Certification for Towel and Tissue: Green Seal
Outlining the specifics of Green Seal, one of the green certifications found on towel and tissue products

- cp - November 2012
BSC Showcases Green Cleaning Program At New Philadelphia Art Museum
Team Clean Inc., led by Donna Allie, cleans the LEED-Platinum certified Barnes Foundation museum in Philadelphia

- news - 12/5/2012
NAW and Chally Group Worldwide Form Strategic Alliance


- news - 12/5/2012
Survey: Handwashing Determined By Restroom Fixtures


- sm - November 2012
Touchless Soap and Paper Dispensers Reduce Usage, Costs
Restroom users appreciate not touching dispensers; cleaning professionals and facility executives like the savings

- news - 12/5/2012
Professional Cleaning Institute of Hawaii Accepting Enrollment


- news - 12/4/2012
Spartan Chemical Welcomes Director of Marketing


- news - 12/4/2012
Carpet and Rug Institute Seal of Approval Grows Again


- sm - November 2012
The Public Wants A Touch-free, Automatic Restroom Experience
Fewer touch points means less chance of spreading disease

- news - 12/4/2012
Five Tips To Maintaining Gym Mats


- hs - November 2012
Green Certification for Towel and Tissue: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
Outlining the specifics of EPA, one of the green certifications found on towel and tissue products

- hs - November 2012
Green Certification for Towel and Tissue: Green Restaurant Association (GRA)
Outlining the specifics of GRA, one of the green certifications found on towel and tissue products

- news - 12/3/2012
Armchem International Acquires Handi-Clean Products


- news - 12/3/2012
Tips To Promote Hand Hygiene During National Handwashing Awareness Week


- news - 12/3/2012
City Contract Investigation Sparked By Janitorial Union


- news - 11/30/2012
Winter Carpet Cleaning Survey Leads to Winter Sales Tips


- news - 11/30/2012
Worldwide Cleaning Report Addresses Key Sector Issues


- news - 11/30/2012
ProTeam Adds Two Team Members


- news - 11/30/2012
SCS Debuts New Corporate Name, Certification Brand and Website


- hs - November 2012
Green Certification for Towel and Tissue: Green-e
Outlining the specifics of Green-e, one of the green certifications found on towel and tissue products

- sm - November 2012
Sustainable Recycling At Philip Rosenau Co. Includes Cleaning Equipment
All totaled, the janitorial supply distributor has diverted 51 tons of material from landfills in the last two years

- news - 11/29/2012
Triple S Adds Two Janitorial Supply Distributors


- hs - November 2012
Green Certifications For Towel And Tissue
Breaking down the green certifications outlined on towel and tissue products

- sm - November 2012
Kelsan's Energy Efficient Warehouse Cuts Energy Consumption In Half
The award-winning lighting reduces annual energy costs by $30,000

- news - 11/29/2012
Winner of America's Best Restroom Contest Announced


- sm - November 2012
Warehouse Solar Panels At H.T. Berry Pays Dividends To The Environment And Company Bottom Line
Forward-thinking customers have pushed the janitorial supply distributor into innovative sustainable initiatives

- news - 11/28/2012
Cintas Launches Restroom Finder App


- news - 11/28/2012
AHRI Releases First Final Test Reports for Low-GWP Alternative Refrigerants Evaluation Program


MANUFACTURER ROUNDTABLE - cp - November 2012
How To Brighten VCT Tile
Bring dull and stained VCT tile back to life with these tips

- news - 11/27/2012
Bid To Delay Green Chemistry Law Dropped By Government Officials


- news - 11/27/2012
SCA Sets Sustainability Standard with Goals for Paper Products


- sm - November 2012
Foley Distributing's Closed Loop Recycling Partnership Sets The Mark For Waste Management
The Power of Three closed loop recycling program is an award-winning partnership between Foley, Casella Waste Systems and SCA Tissue

- news - 11/26/2012
Maintain The Look Of Floors Through The Holiday Rush


- news - 11/26/2012
Study Finds Health and Environmental Risk in Building Insulation


- news - 11/26/2012
Stefco Industries Is Now Sofidel Group


- news - 11/26/2012
Staples Advantage to Award Scholarships to Future Facility Managers


- hs - November 2012
Understand Disinfecting and Sanitizing
There are big differences between disinfecting and sanitizing in foodservice facilities

- news - 11/23/2012
HP Products Donates Supplies for Superstorm Sandy Relief


- news - 11/23/2012
Healthy Schools Campaign Recognizes Betco


- news - 11/21/2012
Janitized Presents Awards At ISSA/INTERCLEAN


SLIP AND FALL - sm - November 2012
Test Floors To Meet Slip-and-fall Safety Standards
ANSI/NFSI slip-and-fall safety standards quantify the traction requirements for pedestrian safety and the prevention of slips and falls

- news - 11/21/2012
Poll: Toxic Chemical Reform Good for Business


- news - 11/21/2012
Ten Tips for Green Carpet Care


- news - 11/20/2012
Ten Steps to Faster Carpet Drying


- hs - November 2012
Foodservice Sanitation and Infection Control
Disinfecting and sanitizing procedures in foodservice facilities are crucial for killing bacteria

- news - 11/20/2012
Handwashing Program Offers Rewards To Schools


- news - 11/20/2012
IndustryHuddle.com Announces Janitorial as Industry of the Month


- news - 11/20/2012
Green Clean Institute Announces Certified Green Clean School Program in Missouri


SLIP AND FALL - sm - November 2012
Prevent Slips, Trips and Falls With Matting
Healthcare facilities pose a greater risks for slips, trips and falls. Matting helps keep floors dry and safe

- news - 11/19/2012
Survey: Cleaners First Line of Defense Against Infection


- news - 11/19/2012
Brady Acquires Apex Products Inc. in Northern Nevada


- news - 11/19/2012
Sapphire Scientific Instructor Earns ISSA, CMI Certifications


- cp - November 2012
Sensitive Occupants: Best Cleaning Practices
Cleaning around sensitive occupants increasingly important

SLIP AND FALL - sm - November 2012
Slip-and-Fall Accidents More Prevalent In Healthcare Facilities
Jan/san distributors can help prevent slip-and-fall accidents by training janitorial staffs on proper facility maintenance

- news - 11/16/2012
Improving IAQ In Schools Following Natural Disasters


- news - 11/16/2012
Betco Corp. Announces Terry Evans And Pacesetter Award Winners


- news - 11/16/2012
Demand for Solvents to Reach 10.9 Billion Pounds in 2016


MANUFACTURER ROUNDTABLE - cp - November 2012
Urethane Finish Removal: Use Proper Machines And Strippers
How to remove tough urethane finish, water- and oil-based alike, from floors

- hs - November 2012
Taking A Bite Out Of Bed Bugs
Victory Centre of Joliet lived up to its name after a recent bout with bed bugs

- cp - November 2012
NLRB Decisions Impact Non-Union Companies
Changes affect union postings, social media, firing employees, investigations and elections

MANUFACTURER ROUNDTABLE - cp - November 2012
Remove Odor From Grout With These Cleaning Techniques
Advice on cleaning floors and grout to fix and prevent odor problems

- news - 11/15/2012
University of Maryland, College Park Earns GS-42 Certification


- news - 11/15/2012
Survey: Flu Virus Set to Make Workers, Businesses Ill this Season


MANUFACTURER ROUNDTABLE - cp - November 2012
Multi-Surface Floor Cleaning: The Best Facilities For Combination Machines
Advice on the best facilities in which to use combination floor equipment, and proper cleaning methods for carpet tiles

- sm - November 2012
Janitorial Buying Groups Provide Networking Benefits At Member Conferences
Distributors come together at buying group meetings to network, learn industry trends and have fun

- hs - November 2012
Cleaning Up Confusion On Disinfection


- news - 11/13/2012
Betco Corp. Announces Excellence in Sustainability Award


- news - 11/13/2012
Enviro-Solutions Hosts Interactive Green Cleaning Feature On Facebook


MANUFACTURER ROUNDTABLE - cp - November 2012
Cold Water Extraction: Is It Effective On Carpets?
Manufacturers discuss cold water cleaning, and extraction tools for stairs and appropriate dry times

- hs - November 2012
Floor Finishes That Help Reduce The Need To Strip
Using new technologies in floor finishes helps reduce the need for stripping, saving valuable budget dollars

- news - 11/9/2012
Trojan Battery Releases Online Video Tutorials


- news - 11/9/2012
Athea Acknowledges Long-Time Sales Rep


- news - 11/9/2012
Five Steps To Preventing Flu in the Workplace


- hs - November 2012
Reduce Costs And Improve Perception With Quality Floor Finishes
New technologies in floor finish save budget dollars and preserve the look and life of flooring

- news - 11/8/2012
Understanding Sustainability


- news - 11/7/2012
Starco Chemical Adds Technical Representative


- news - 11/6/2012
Athea Announces Rep of the Year


- news - 11/6/2012
Pacific Maintenance Company Receives CIMS Certification with Honors


- news - 11/5/2012
Triple S Adds Janitorial Supply


- news - 11/5/2012
Ashkin Calls Again for Color-Coded Sustainability


- news - 11/2/2012
NFSI Appoints TURI's Wilcox as Chair of the ANSI/NFSI B101.2 Standard Committee


- news - 11/2/2012
Cintas Announces Webinar Series on Floor Safety


- news - 11/2/2012
Continental Commercial Products Featured On Manufacturing Marvels


- sm - October 2012
Chemicals With Low Volatile Organic Compounds Benefit Janitor And Occupant Health
Switching traditional chemicals to low VOC green alternatives can create safer working environments

- news - 11/1/2012
Cardinal Building Maintenance Opens Indianapolis Office


- news - 11/1/2012
Carpet And Rug Institute Seal of Approval Keeps On Growing


- news - 10/31/2012
Healthy Schools Campaign Recognizes Enviro-Solutions


- news - 10/31/2012
Epicor Reports Preliminary Fiscal 2012 Financial Results


- sm - October 2012
Selling Low VOC Cleaning Products
When end users want green chemicals, distributors should suggest low VOC cleaning products

- news - 10/30/2012
Roadnet Technologies Hires Marketing Manager


- news - 10/30/2012
Mitch Murch's Maintenance Management Wins Service Employee of the Year Award


- news - 10/30/2012
Prepping The Facility For Cooler Weather Includes Floor Safety


- news - 10/29/2012
Ten Vacuum Cleaner Safety Tips


- news - 10/29/2012
Epicor Completes Acquisition of Solarsoft Business Systems


YOUR TWO CENTS - cp - September 2012
Facebook: What Type Of Information Is Your Company Sharing?


- sm - October 2012
Help Sales Reps Embrace Mobile Devices And Software
Not all employees are tech-savvy. How distributors are getting buy-in for mobile devices and software

- news - 10/26/2012
Cintas Launches Flame Resistant Clothing Webpage


- news - 10/25/2012
Tennant Selects Trojan Battery For Scrubber Batteries


- sm - October 2012
Mobile Sales Tools and Software Support The Selling Process
Technology can help salespeople save time and close more deals

- cp - September 2012
Going Green: Executive-Level Sustainability Jobs On The Rise
Sustainability leadership positions are the latest to join executive ranks at contract cleaning companies

- news - 10/24/2012
Diversey Honors Marsden Bldg Maintenance With Sustainability Award


- news - 10/24/2012
FTC Releases New Green Guides Revision


- news - 10/23/2012
Eastern Bag and Paper Is Now EBP Supply Solutions


- news - 10/23/2012
Triple S Adds Two Distributor Members


- news - 10/22/2012
P&G Professional Establishes Expert Advisory Council


- news - 10/22/2012
Martin Midwest Group Formalizes Advertising Agreement


- news - 10/22/2012
Survey Reveals Poor Handwashing Habits


- news - 10/19/2012
Network Services Training Program Earns AHE Recognition


- sm - October 2012
Freetime: Rick Hazard, WAXIE Sanitary Supply
Rick Hazard, vice president of marketing for WAXIE Sanitary Supply, raises alpacas

- sm - October 2012
Toilet Tissue Dispensers Join The Touch-free Restroom
Touchless toilet tissue dispensers reduce overuse and assist handicapped patrons

- hs - September 2012
Snow And Ice Removal: Planning Ahead
Managers discuss their strategies for removing ice and snow

- news - 10/16/2012
Carpet Care: Spot Cleaning Essentials


- cp - September 2012
Slip-And-Fall Standards Provide Protection For BSCs
A closer look at the role janitorial contractors play in reducing the risk of slip-and-fall accidents

ASHKIN ON SUSTAINABILITY - cp - September 2012
Sustainability: Look For It At ISSA/INTERCLEAN 2012
Sustainability tips for trade shows and beyond

- cp - September 2012
European Trolley Design Influencing The American Janitor Cart
Plus, advice on retrofitting older carts to meet modern cleaning demands

MANUFACTURER ROUNDTABLE - cp - September 2012
Cleaning Cart Construction And Ergonomic Recommendations
Picking the right cleaning cart depends on the facility, task and user

- hs - September 2012
Carpet Care: Cleaning Cutbacks Without Compromise
Establish carpet care programs that won't suck the life out of carpets — or the funds out of budgets

- news - 10/12/2012
Cold Climate HVAC Conference Advances Building Research and Design


- hs - September 2012
Hand Sanitizer Facts
A closer look at green claims, expiration dates and placing sanitizers that will encourage use

- news - 10/11/2012
First Impression Cleaning: Maintaining Entryway Floors


- news - 10/11/2012
Disinfecting Tips That Help Prevent Infection


- news - 10/10/2012
American Standard Named 2012 WaterSense Partner of the Year


- sm - October 2012
Warehouse Recruitment: Tips For Hiring Pickers And Drivers
Distributors can’t move product without reliable warehouse workers and delivery drivers. Where to find the best employees for the job

- news - 10/9/2012
IFMA Heads To San Antonio, Oct. 31-Nov. 2, 2012


- news - 10/9/2012
Intercon Chemcal To Unveil Newly Designed Booth at ISSA


- news - 10/9/2012
Intellibot Robotics Donates Robots For Student Education


- news - 10/9/2012
Cleaning Products Cause Asthma Concerns for Hospital Workers


- news - 10/9/2012
Congress Urged to Pass Extension of Tax Deductions for Energy Efficiency


- news - 10/8/2012
Network Services Company Recognizes Top Performers


- news - 10/8/2012
Five Most Common Plumbing Problems Identified


- hs - September 2012
Hand Washing Programs That Include Sanitizers
Pros and cons of using alcohol-based hand sanitizers in a proper hand washing program

- news - 10/5/2012
School District Reduces Injuries By Instituting Fitness Program


- news - 10/5/2012
Enviro-Solutions Adds New Regional Sales Manager


- news - 10/5/2012
Betco Adds To Digital Media Library


- sm - September 2012
Urinal Floor Mats Vary In Style And Composition
Regardless of shape and make, urinal mats are designed to improve restroom appearance

- sm - September 2012
Urinal Mat Selling Tips
Identifying the right customer markets for urinal mats

- sm - September 2012
Urinal Mats Keep Restrooms Looking and Smelling Clean
Prevent unsightly urine puddles, stains and odors by installing urinal mats

- sm - September 2012
Big Box Retail Stores Targeting Jan/San
Distributors have been competing with big box stores for years, but now the national retailers are increasing their reach in the cleaning industry

- news - 10/4/2012
Fifth Public Comment Period Now Open for USGBC's LEED v4


- news - 10/4/2012
Spartan Chemical Announces Sales Department Changes


- news - 10/3/2012
Study: Schools Can Cut Risk of Illness by Implementing Hygiene Programs


- news - 10/3/2012
PortionPac First To Earn Green Seal Specialty Cleaner Certification


- news - 10/3/2012
Network Services Company Supports Racine Habitat for Humanity


- sm - September 2012
Big Box Stores: How Distributors Can Still Compete
National retailers want a piece of the jan/san market. How distributors can fight back to keep their customers

- sm - September 2012
Tips For Simplifying Floor Stripping
Floor stripping is a labor-intensive process. Distributors offer tips for easing the workload

- news - 10/2/2012
Federal Trade Commission Issues Revised "Green Guides"


- hs - September 2012
Various Options of Hand Sanitizer
Outlining the varieties of hand sanitizer and the facilities they are best suited for

- sm - September 2012
Strip Floors Less Often
Daily maintenance, matting and chemical-free scrubbing all help reduce the need for floor stripping

- news - 10/1/2012
Study Confirms Benefits of Anti-Fatigue Mats


- news - 9/28/2012
ITW Dymon Selects Mulberry Marketing Communications For Public Relations


- news - 9/28/2012
Enviro-Solutions Adds Regional Sales Manager for New York City and New Jersey


- sm - September 2012
Freetime: Mark Rathkey, Miller Marketing Associates
Mark Rathkey, sales representative for Miller Marketing Associates is a magician

- hs - September 2012
Soap vs. Sanitizer
Explaining the differences between soap and sanitizer and whether it is necessary to include both in the restroom

- sm - September 2012
Hands Free Soap Dispenser Still Gives A Good Impression
Many facilities are switching back to manual products, but when image matters most, end users choose touchless soap dispensers

- news - 9/26/2012
Golden Star Announces Staffing Changes


- news - 9/26/2012
Network Services Co. Launches Packaging Division


- news - 9/26/2012
Eighty Percent of Real Estate Managers and Investors Have Sustainability Strategies


- news - 9/25/2012
Hand Hygiene Improving, Studies Say


- cp - September 2012
Day Cleaning: The Social And Psychological Benefits For Janitors
Janitors who day clean undergo a positive transformation, gaining self-respect and social skills

- news - 9/24/2012
Enviro-Solutions Announces Retirement of 40-Year Industry Veteran


- hs - September 2012
Restroom Cleaning Equipment Streamlines Processes On Campus
North Carolina State University simplifies restroom cleaning with the use of equipment

- news - 9/21/2012
HydraMaster Announces Contest Winners


- news - 9/21/2012
Guidelines to Make Standing Less Fatiguing


- news - 9/20/2012
Enforcement Of Arizona Immigration Law Begins


- news - 9/19/2012
MASSCO Acquires Watco Resources


- news - 9/18/2012
C.diff Cases Hit Record High


- sm - September 2012
Three Warehouse Inventory Management Tools
Voice picking, pick to light and RFID can help create more accurate and productive warehouses

- sm - September 2012
Managing Generation Y Salespeople
Generation Y wants it all now. Here are tips when hiring and managing current Millennial sales reps

- sm - September 2012
Bar Coding Systems Improve Warehouse Accuracy and Productivity
Get a better handle on inventory management with bar coding technology

MANUFACTURER ROUNDTABLE - cp - September 2012
When To Empty Dirty Mop Water
Janitors should try and separate clean from dirty water, but when they can’t, water should be changed frequently

MANUFACTURER ROUNDTABLE - cp - September 2012
Mop And Bucket Advantages Over Small Autoscrubbers
Plus, alternatives to cotton mops

- news - 9/13/2012
HydraMaster and US Products Honor Sept. 11


- news - 9/12/2012
Survey: More People Forgo Hand Washing


- news - 9/12/2012
Enviro-Solutions Names Student Winners of Facebook Contest


- news - 9/11/2012
Solutex is Awarded SDSI Champion Partner Status


- news - 9/10/2012
ProTeam Announces New Western Regional Manager


- hs - September 2012
ISSA/INTERCLEAN Heads To Chicago
This year's ISSA/INTERCLEAN highlights include a new exhibitor pavilion, Tom Brokaw keynote address and poker tournament

- news - 9/7/2012
Utility Chemicals Adds JL Sontag As Manufacturer Rep


- cp - August 2012
Soap Dispensers: Preventing Cross-Contamination
Ensuring clean, bacteria-free dispensers requires planning, time, or a change to bag-in-box or cartridge dispensers

- news - 9/6/2012
Witt Adds New Representatives for Rocky Mountain States


- hs - September 2012
Cleaning Frequencies: Who Cleans This and How Often?
Taking a close look at cleaning frequencies

- news - 9/5/2012
Athea Packaging Hires New Business Development Manager


- cp - August 2012
Bulk Soap Dispensers: Examining The Potential For Bacterial Contamination
Study discovers contamination even in soaps with preservatives meant to prevent it

- news - 9/5/2012
Myths about Water Shortages Dispelled


- news - 9/4/2012
Rubbermaid Buys Virginia Facility


- news - 9/4/2012
Phones Harbor More Germs Than Toilets


- news - 8/31/2012
Paper Enterprises Acquires Worldwide Sales and Distributing


- news - 8/31/2012
Crown Mats Identifies High Risk Areas for Slip and Fall Accidents


- news - 8/31/2012
Study: Schools Unprepared for Another Pandemic


- news - 8/30/2012
U.S. Products Announces Facebook Contest Winner


ASHKIN ON SUSTAINABILITY - cp - August 2012
Internal Purchases Small But Effective Steps Toward Sustainability


- sm - August 2012
Distributors Can Sync Electronic Signature Software With ERP System
Signature capture can be run as an app on smartphones

- cp - August 2012
Three Major PPACA Provisions That Will Impact BSCs
The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, or Obamacare, has three big provisions going into affect through 2014. Start planning now

- news - 8/29/2012
Study: Sanitizer Chemicals Might Impact Muscle Function


- sm - August 2012
Electronic Signature Capture Improves The Delivery Process
Delivery drivers can get proof of delivery on their smartphones

- hs - August 2012
Vacuuming Furniture And Other Upholstered Surfaces
Distributors suggest custodians vacuum furniture to keep it clean and prevent premature wearing

- sm - August 2012
Chemical Dispensers and Preportion Packets Benefit Distributors
Dilution control products take up less warehouse space and are easy reorders

- news - 8/28/2012
Study Links Hand Sanitizers To Fewer Sick Days


- news - 8/28/2012
Petru Launches Offline, Online Marketing Services


- news - 8/27/2012
BSCAI Announces 2012 Safety and Image Award Winners


- news - 8/27/2012
Tacony Commercial Floor Division Promotes Eastern Sales Director


- sm - August 2012
Chemical Dilution Saves Money and Storage Space
Chemical dispensing systems and preportion packets are convenient and safe ways to dilute cleaning chemicals

- cp - August 2012
Cheaters: How To Avoid 'Off-Spec' Paper Products
Detective work is necessary to find out just how good a deal is

- hs - August 2012
Partition Walls Get A Good Cleaning
Carpets aren't the only surface benefiting from the use of vacuum cleaning equipment

- news - 8/24/2012
Tackling Germs In Airport Security Lines


- hs - August 2012
ANSI Safety Standards Reduce Slip-and-Fall Accidents
ANSI/NFSI safety standards provide benchmarks for departments looking to prevent slip-and-fall accidents

- news - 8/23/2012
Carlisle FoodService Products Names New President


- news - 8/22/2012
Quick Tips to Avoid a Bed Bug Infestation


- news - 8/22/2012
Betco Announces New Team Members


- cp - August 2012
Off-Spec: Defining 'Cheater Paper'
BSCs and distributors share their experiences with cheater paper

- hs - August 2012
Cleaning Processes For Green Restrooms
Green cleaning in restrooms is as much about processes as it is about products

- news - 8/21/2012
NFSI Releases New Certified Logo


- news - 8/21/2012
OSHA Fines Janitorial Company For Risks To Workers


- news - 8/21/2012
Federal OSHA Recognizes Cintas With Highest Safety Designation


- cp - August 2012
PPACA Health Care Reform Timeline, 2012-2014
Heading into 2014, employers need to be implementing certain parts of PPACA

- news - 8/20/2012
The Dos and Don'ts of Sustainable Value Chain Management


- hs - August 2012
Cleaning Restrooms Using Green Products
Identifying green restroom cleaning products and water conservation initiatives

- news - 8/17/2012
WAXIE Announces New President and COO


- news - 8/16/2012
SSWA Honors President of Advantage Maintenance Products


- cp - August 2012
Obamacare: Could It Decrease Outsourcing?
A BSC examines the ultimate long-term threat that customers will stop outsourcing their cleaning services.

- news - 8/15/2012
WAXIE Hires New CFO


- news - 8/15/2012
Cintas Receives Environmental Distributor Achievement Award from Cascades Tissue Group


- hs - August 2012
Campus Sustainability Is A Strong Focus at Ohio State University
Custodial Services emphasize training in order to perfect the goals of campus sustainability

- news - 8/14/2012
Enviro-Solutions Selects Summit Sales as Independent Sales Agent


- news - 8/14/2012
Crown Mats Launches Tribology Training to Prevent Slips and Falls


- news - 8/14/2012
Study Indicates Increase In MRSA Cases


- news - 8/14/2012
NFSI Announces Walkway Auditor Certification Training


- hs - August 2012
Implementing Change At Ohio State University
Updating products and technology has proved beneficial for Ohio State University facilities

MANUFACTURER ROUNDTABLE - cp - August 2012
Vacuum Bugs For Safer Pest Control
Plus, what is the size limit of objects that can be sucked up with a vacuum?

- news - 8/10/2012
Clean Team Honors Employees At Company Picnic


- news - 8/10/2012
Empire Cleaning Supply Adds Intellibot to Product Line-up


- hs - August 2012
Benefits of Antibacterial Wipes in Health Care
Cedar Community supplies non-custodial staff with antibacterial wipes in an effort to help with interim cleaning

- news - 8/9/2012
Demand for Cleaning Chemicals to Reach $11 Billion in 2016


- news - 8/9/2012
U.S. Products Launches Ask the Expert Carpet Care Program


- news - 8/9/2012
Study Names Top Ten Water-Consuming Countries in the World


- sm - August 2012
Ice Melt Storage Concerns
With a surplus of stock, distributors need to make sure they don't damage the ice melt they already have on hand

- news - 8/8/2012
Kutol Products Holds Manufacturer Rep Summit


- news - 8/8/2012
Roadnet Technologies Hires Coastal Region Account Representative


MANUFACTURER ROUNDTABLE - cp - August 2012
Battery-Powered Vacuum: Why Cordless Machines Aren't Prevalent In The Market
While the industry waits for battery-powered vacuums, what is the proper way to roll up a vacuum cord?

- news - 8/8/2012
Airports Most Likely to Spread Infection


- sm - August 2012
Buy Ice Melt Early, Even After A Mild Winter
With a surplus already sitting in the warehouse, how much ice melt should distributors order in advance?

- news - 8/7/2012
TEAM Software Helps With Healthcare Reform Law Compliance


- sm - August 2012
Freetime: Devin Cole, Cole Supply Co.
Cole Supply Co.’s Devin Cole, Cliff Giannuzzi and Chris Morrison are rock ‘n’ roll musicians.

- news - 8/7/2012
Proper Carpet Color Selection - Consider Soil


- news - 8/7/2012
Hospital Infection Traced To Sinks


- news - 8/6/2012
LIKARR Maintenance Systems Promotes Director of Training and Sustainability


- news - 8/6/2012
ITW Dymon Receives Green Business Award


- news - 8/6/2012
Keep Floor Care Maintenance Costs Down


- news - 8/3/2012
Study: Offices Harbor Wide Range Of Bacteria


- news - 8/3/2012
Enviro-Solutions Announces Winners of Greener Schools Video Challenge


- news - 8/2/2012
Mosquitoes Pose Risk to Businesses Despite Dry Weather Conditions


- news - 8/1/2012
Mitch Murch's Maintenance Management Wins BSCAI Safety Award


- news - 8/1/2012
Nexstep Commercial Products Hires Marketing Manager


- news - 8/1/2012
Carpet Care On A Budget


- news - 7/31/2012
Triple S Presents 2012 Awards


- news - 7/31/2012
Disinfecting Tips That Fight Whooping Cough Outbreaks


- news - 7/27/2012
Strauss Paper Acquires Gemini Supply


- news - 7/27/2012
Study: Use of Occupational Safety Equipment Varies Broadly by Geography


- news - 7/25/2012
CDC Records Rising Whooping Cough Cases


FEATURE - hs - June 2012
Privacy Curtain Cleaning Solutions
Techniques to cleaning bacteria-ridden privacy curtains

- news - 7/24/2012
Logistics Hires Eastern Regional Manager


YOUR TWO CENTS - cp - June 2012
Who Is Your Mentor?
Every month, we ask BSCs a different question; these are their responses.

- news - 7/23/2012
Keeping Bed Bugs Out Of College Campuses


- news - 7/20/2012
Unisource Worldwide Renews Support of Healthy Schools Campaign


- news - 7/19/2012
ISSA and CIRI Begin Development of Clean Standard: K-12


- sm - June 2012
The Benefits of Warehouse Rewards
Improve productivity by rewarding warehouse workers for exceptional job performance

- news - 7/19/2012
Registration Now Open for Greenbuild 2012


COVER STORY - cp - June 2012
Product Labeling: Examining The Push For Ingredient Disclosure Laws
Protecting janitorial workers is a priority for environmental groups lobbying for full ingredient disclosure mandates

- news - 7/18/2012
Latest Walkway Safety Standard Announced - Guide For Commercial Entrance Matting


- news - 7/18/2012
Enviro-Solutions Adds Georgia Sales Agent


- sm - June 2012
Starting A Warehouse Incentive Program
Labor management systems can help establish benchmarks needed for a warehouse incentive program

FEATURE - hs - June 2012
Hospital Curtains Pose Health Risks
Hospital curtains lead to more than privacy when not disinfected properly

- news - 7/17/2012
Roadnet Technologies Hires Great Lakes Account Rep


- news - 7/17/2012
Cleaning Industry Is Urged To Sign LEED Letter Of Support


- news - 7/16/2012
North American Salt Names Vice President of North American Consumer and Industrial Sales


- news - 7/16/2012
Free Resource Helps Schools Prevent Stomach Bug


- cp - June 2012
Customer Complaints: Maintenance-Related Restroom Issues Affect BSCs
Communication and managing expectations is key to responding to non-cleaning customer complaints

- news - 7/13/2012
Law Requires New Methods To Deter Pests


- sm - June 2012
Freetime: Larry Holtzman, SouthEast LINK


- news - 7/12/2012
Saalfeld Redistribution Expands With New Chicago Hub


- news - 7/11/2012
Tips For Proper Stripping and Refinishing


- sm - June 2012
Selling The Right Wet/Dry Vacuum
Distributors need to factor in size, drainage and filters when they spec the appropriate machine for customers

- cp - June 2012
Urine Odors, Dirty Floors: Handling Restroom Complaints
Snuffing out restroom dirt and odors at their sources

- sm - June 2012
A Commercial Wet/Dry Vacuum Can Handle Any Job
Get customers to realize wet/dry vacs do more than picking up water and hard debris

- news - 7/9/2012
Athea Expands Wet Wipes Manufacturing Operations


- news - 7/9/2012
CDC Finds New Flu Virus In Bats


- cp - June 2012
Coverall's New CEO
Rick Ascolese takes over Coverall Health-Based Cleaning Systems

- news - 7/6/2012
Enviro-Solutions Adds New E-Learning Courses


- news - 7/6/2012
Top Ten Ways to Make Your Summer Vacation More Sustainable


- news - 7/5/2012
Health Risk Assessment Clears Shop Towels of Toxicity Claims


- sm - June 2012
Sales Incentive Programs That Work
For distributors, success directly correlates to the effectiveness of their sales staff. The right sales incentive program can mean the difference between a hungry sales leader and a complacent rep

- news - 7/2/2012
Triple S Selected as Nationwide Distribution Partner for Sporicidal Disinfectant


- sm - June 2012
How to Motivate Sales People
Hearing no all the time can discourage sales people. The Sanitary Maintenance Advisory Board explains how to motivate sales people to avoid complacency

- cp - June 2012
Microfiber Mops: Increasing Employee Productivity
Calculating return on investment with microfiber mopping systems

- cp - June 2012
Microfiber Cleaning: Just The Facts
How switching to microfiber cloths and mops can raise the bar on cleaning

- news - 6/28/2012
The Role of Grooming In Carpet Care


- news - 6/28/2012
Top 10 Risk Factors for Slip-and-Fall Accidents


- news - 6/28/2012
Workplace Essentials Goes Paperless


- news - 6/27/2012
Creating a "Colorful" Culture of Sustainability


- news - 6/26/2012
Survey: Recycling Programs Considered Valuable and Important


- news - 6/26/2012
Supreme Court Divided On Arizona Immigration Law Ruling


ASHKIN ON SUSTAINABILITY - cp - June 2012
LEED 2012 Postponed, Renamed LEED v4
LEED v4 changes cleaning credits

FEATURE - hs - June 2012
Restroom Ventilation Issues That Impede Cleaning
Identifying proper cleaning techniques where restroom ventilation is a issue

- news - 6/25/2012
Universal Business Systems Acquires Universal Dynamic Solutions


- news - 6/25/2012
Georgia-Pacific Launches enMotion Microsite For 10th Anniversary


- news - 6/22/2012
Matthew 25: Ministries Honors Cintas For Environmental Stewardship


- news - 6/22/2012
Bed Bug Activity Is 70 percent Commercial vs. 30 percent Residential


- news - 6/21/2012
Atlas Graham Appoints New Executive Vice President and COO


FEATURE - hs - June 2012
How To Clean A Restroom When Building Occupants Are Present
Airport housekeeping streamlines how to clean a restroom when foot traffic never dies down

- news - 6/20/2012
Roadnet Technologies Seeking Nominations For Green, Efficient Fleets


- news - 6/20/2012
LIKARR Maintenance Systems To Hold LEED Education Seminar


- news - 6/19/2012
Hotel Surfaces Put Under The Black Light


- sm - June 2012
Restroom Product Bundling Allows Distributors To Act As Consultants
Distributors should serve as consultants and bundle product based on individual customer needs

- sm - June 2012
Bundle Restroom Supplies For Greater Sales
The restroom provides countless opportunities for jan/san distributors to create unique product bundles

- news - 6/18/2012
White Mountain Selects CNG for Tissue Sales


- news - 6/18/2012
Obama Immigration Policy Change Protects Children


FEATURE - hs - June 2012
Simplifying Restroom Cleaning in School and Around Kids
Maintaining restroom cleanliness poses challenges for workers cleaning in schools

- news - 6/15/2012
Premier Healthcare Alliance Honors Network


- news - 6/15/2012
Tennant ec-H2O Technology is Effective Says UK Advertising Authority


- news - 6/15/2012
Report Highlights Dangers of Worker Fatigue


MANUFACTURER ROUNDTABLE - cp - June 2012
Specialty Flooring: Cleaning And Maintenance
How to care for specialty flooring such as concrete, bamboo and no-wax vinyl

- news - 6/14/2012
Care And Maintenance For Cement Floors


- news - 6/14/2012
Bed Bug Infestations Continue To Plague Cities


- news - 6/14/2012
Cintas Cleans Public Park Restrooms for National Get Outdoors Day


- news - 6/13/2012
E.coli Linked To Illnesses In Six States


- news - 6/13/2012
Trojan Battery Expands Distribution In the Netherlands


- news - 6/13/2012
Mats Inc. Recognized at Northeastern University Family Business of the Year Awards


MANUFACTURER ROUNDTABLE - cp - June 2012
Green Floor Strippers: Addressing Efficacy
Green floor strippers usually work on all floor care chemicals, and a prolonged strip cycle is dependent on finish selection

- hs - June 2012
Dilution Controls More Than Chemical Usage
Chemical dispensing systems help manage inventory and budgets, while promoting proper cleaning and safety at Johnson County Community College

- news - 6/12/2012
Safe, Healthy, and Clean Pool Mats


- news - 6/12/2012
KBM Facility Solutions Wins Supplier of the Year Award


- news - 6/11/2012
Rochester Midland Dedicates New Facility in California


- news - 6/11/2012
Top Ten Cities with the Most Frequent Cases of Asthma


- news - 6/8/2012
A&B Wiper Supply Merges With Nation/Ruskin


- news - 6/8/2012
Witt Industries Unveils New Website


- news - 6/8/2012
CleanLink Presents Encouraging Proper Hand Hygiene In Schools Webcast June 28


- news - 6/7/2012
Roadnet Technologies Plans Workshops In Conjunction With Users Conference


COVER STORY - hs - June 2012
2012 Housekeeping Solutions Reader Survey
A snapshot of green/sustainability, management, budget, staffing and purchasing trends.

- news - 6/6/2012
Waterless Co. Joins International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions


- news - 6/5/2012
Survey: Carpet Equipment Warranty Important To Workers


- news - 6/5/2012
LIKARR Maintenance Systems Launches New Website


- news - 6/5/2012
Carpet and Rug Institute Add Products to Seal of Approval Program


- cp - April 2012
Paperless Office: Making The Digital Switch
From ease of access to paper cost savings, there are plenty of reasons to go paperless

- news - 6/4/2012
Tips for Installing No Water Urinals


- news - 6/4/2012
Study Compares Bacteria Levels Found In Male/Female Offices


YOUR TWO CENTS - cp - April 2012
What Is Your Mobile Device Policy For Janitors?


- news - 6/1/2012
National Tissue Announces Personnel Changes, Including New CFO


- news - 6/1/2012
Triple S Adds Two Distributors


- news - 6/1/2012
Hotel Spotlights Bacteria and Improves Cleanliness


- news - 5/31/2012
Roadnet Technologies Names Vice President of Product Management


- news - 5/31/2012
National Education Association Health Information Network and Healthy Facilities Institute Form Educational Partnership


- sm - May 2012
Build Customer Relationships With CRM Software
Distributors can use CRM software to help clients workload facilities and uncover their true needs

- news - 5/30/2012
Prioritizing Floor Safety And Preventing Slips, Trips and Falls


- news - 5/30/2012
Telogis and FleetCor Partner for Fuel Card Management and Telematics Integration


- sm - May 2012
Customer Relationship Management Software Analyzes Purchasing Habits
Use CRM software to uncover purchasing opportunities and monitor marketing strategies

- cp - April 2012
Subcontracting Pest Control Services
When diversifying into pest control, BSCs may want to consider partnering with a local pest management company

- news - 5/29/2012
Houston Janitors Fight For Pay Increase


- sm - May 2012
Freetime: John Lim, Penn Valley Chemical Co.
Lim, a distributor sales representative, has refereed badminton in two Olympic Games

- sm - May 2012
Improving Private Label Sales
A quality product and sound marketing strategy will help boost private label sales

- news - 5/25/2012
STOKO Skin Care by Evonik Announces Rewards Program Winners


- news - 5/25/2012
Current Food Safety, Labor Safety and Infection Control Challenges


- news - 5/25/2012
Study Measures Bacteria Levels In Offices


- sm - May 2012
Popular Private Label Cleaning Products
Premium chemicals and traditional paper and can liners are among most the best sellers for private label cleaning products

- news - 5/24/2012
Green Clean Institute Earns Praise from Members


- news - 5/23/2012
JanSan Specialty Products Adds New Vice President


- news - 5/23/2012
Waterless Co. Joins Facebook


- cp - April 2012
Adding Pest Control To Janitorial Operations
Integrated Pest Management allows BSCs to diversify into pest control services

- sm - May 2012
Tips To Start Private Labeling Products
When private labeling products, jan/san distributors need to perform due diligence before picking their manufacturer

- news - 5/22/2012
New Slip Resistance Test Method is Published


- news - 5/21/2012
Cintas Collects Pull Tabs For Charity


- hs - April 2012
Pairing Day Cleaning With Team Cleaning Proves Effective
Illinois Central College facility executives are reaping the rewards of team cleaning during the day

- news - 5/18/2012
STOKO Skin Care by Evonik Names Riches Associates 2011 Manufacturers Rep Agency of the Year


- news - 5/18/2012
Roadnet Technologies CEO Named VOLT Award Finalist


- news - 5/18/2012
TRSA, EPA Cooperation Continues on NPE-Free Detergent


- news - 5/18/2012
Keeping Track Of Trash


- news - 5/17/2012
BSCs Capitalize On Networking Opportunities


- news - 5/17/2012
Selecting Proper Entryway Matting


- news - 5/16/2012
First Master Registered Executive Housekeepers (Master REH) Named By IEHA


- news - 5/16/2012
EPA Steps In to Stop Sale of Illegal Pesticides


- news - 5/15/2012
EPA Launches Bed Bug Information Clearinghouse


- news - 5/15/2012
STOKO Skin Care by Evonik Names Northeast Region Its Top Sales Team


COVER STORY - cp - April 2012
Rite Way Service: Getting It Rite
Communication. Respect. Quality relationships. Alabama-based Rite Way Service has used its focus on bonds with both employees and customers to expand into a regional presence.

- news - 5/14/2012
Free Sustainability Training Available


- sm - May 2012
Hand Dryer Features: Warm Air And HEPA Filters
Are extra features such as heating coils or HEPA filters necessary to dry hands?

- hs - April 2012
Combating Restroom Odor Head On
Experts outline effective methods to removing foul odors

- news - 5/11/2012
Winners of ISSA/INTERCLEAN 2012 Innovation Award Are Announced


- sm - May 2012
Hand Dryer Location Influences Hand Washing
Hand dryers and paper towels can co-exist in the same restroom

- news - 5/11/2012
Skip Seal Launches Seal 360 Consulting


- news - 5/11/2012
NCL Hosts Distributor Training Program


ASHKIN ON SUSTAINABILITY - cp - April 2012
Reducing Energy Consumption For Customers
Tips to help create a "culture of sustainability"

- news - 5/10/2012
Rochester Midland Invited to Lead Green Housekeeping Training in Saudi Arabia


- news - 5/10/2012
Roadnet Technologies Announces Users Conference


- news - 5/10/2012
OSHA Offers Ergonomic Housekeeping Suggestions To Hotel Giant


- news - 5/10/2012
Cleaning Matting From Top To Bottom


- news - 5/9/2012
Survey Looks at Indoor Air Quality and Carpeting


- news - 5/9/2012
Americo Adds National Sales Manager


- news - 5/9/2012
IndustryHuddle.com Social Network Launches For Businesses


- news - 5/9/2012
New Standard Looks at Dimensional Stone Maintenance and Restoration and Upholstery Cleaning


- hs - April 2012
Restroom Odor: The Nose Knows
Identifying the source of restroom odor is the first step in eliminating it

- news - 5/7/2012
A&A Maintenance Acquires Wallico Maintenance Group


- news - 5/4/2012
NISSCO Honors Tolco Corp.


- news - 5/4/2012
Telogis To Host Latitude 2012 Conference


- news - 5/3/2012
Cascades Tissue Group Bestows Environmental Distributor Achievement Awards


- news - 5/3/2012
Brady Industries Receives ISM Supplier of the Year Award


- hs - April 2012
Carpet Drying Times


- cp - April 2012
Reduced Vacuuming Impacts IAQ
Cutting vacuuming frequencies will adversely affect the health of building occupants

- news - 5/2/2012
Tornado Industries Announces Contest Winner


- news - 5/1/2012
Brady Breaks Ground on New LEED Certified Distribution Facility


- news - 5/1/2012
TerraCycle and Method To Collect Used Cleaner Packaging For Recycling


- news - 5/1/2012
LEED 2012 Opens 4th Round of Public Comments


- sm - 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

- news - 4/30/2012
AmazonSupply Competes For Jan/San Business


- news - 4/27/2012
Cascades Named NISSCO Supplier Of The Year


- news - 4/27/2012
Sustainability Guide Details How to Measure Carbon Footprint


- news - 4/27/2012
Proposed Bill Restricts Pesticide Use In Schools


- hs - April 2012
How Carpet Soil Greens Carpet Care


- news - 4/26/2012
Teens Use Hand Sanitizer For A Dangerous High


- news - 4/26/2012
STOKO Skin Care by Evonik To Host Skin Safety and Hygiene Seminar


- news - 4/25/2012
Survey Looks at Battery-Powered Cleaning Equipment


- news - 4/25/2012
Trojan Battery Launches Video Tutorials


- news - 4/24/2012
Alpine Cleaning Equipment Named A Top 100 Women Owned Businesses in Illinois


- news - 4/24/2012
Impact Adds Strategic Accounts Manager


- sm - April 2012
Three Ways To Prolong Deep-Cleaning Carpet Extractions
Frequent vacuuming and spot-cleaning, as well as the use of encapsulation products can reduce the need for expensive extractions

- news - 4/23/2012
Rochester Midland Purchases Ashland Water Technologies


- hs - April 2012
The Evolution of Green Carpet Cleaning
Looking at the big picture in terms of green products and processes

- news - 4/20/2012
Impact Adds Textile Industry Veteran


MANUFACTURER ROUNDTABLE - cp - April 2012
The Difference Between Cleaning, Sanitizing and Disinfecting
Also, a discussion on disinfectant wipes and kill claims

- news - 4/19/2012
Poor Hospital Cleaning Revealed in Recent Canadian Study


- news - 4/19/2012
11th Annual America's Best Restroom Contest Begins


- news - 4/19/2012
Impact Appoints Regional Business Manager


- news - 4/19/2012
Tennant Granted Interim Injunction Against Karcher's False Statements About Advertising


MANUFACTURER ROUNDTABLE - cp - April 2012
Choosing A Safer Disinfectant
The EPA classifies disinfectants as pesticides so they can't be certified as green

- news - 4/18/2012
Mats Inc. Launches New Website


- hs - April 2012
Hilton Outlines Their Green And Sustainable Initiatives
The housekeeping department at Hilton Americas-Houston captures the essence of green and sustainability

- news - 4/17/2012
Impact Adds Director Of Product Development


MANUFACTURER ROUNDTABLE - cp - April 2012
Disinfecting In Commercial Offices
How often high-touch surfaces should be disinfected and which kind of disinfectant should be used

- news - 4/16/2012
Experts Answer Common Matting Questions


- hs - April 2012
Understanding The Need for Disinfection
Answers to some of the most common disinfection questions

- news - 4/16/2012
Athea Laboratories Hires Regional Manager


- news - 4/16/2012
Enviro-Solutions Clarifies Role of Fragrances in Product Line


- news - 4/13/2012
Survey: Facility Managers Analyze Water Issues


MANUFACTURER ROUNDTABLE - cp - April 2012
Disinfecting During Cold and Flu Season
Which disinfectants work against colds and flus, especially the new H3N2 virus

- sm - April 2012
Dwell Time A Must With Disinfectant Wet Wipes
Distributors say proper dwell time often is not met with disinfectant wet wipes

- sm - April 2012
Open Market For Disinfectant Wet Wipes
This convenient product is a fit for schools, healthcare facilities, retail and grocery stores, daycares and fitness centers

- news - 4/12/2012
MMMM Donates Bikes To St. Jude's Ranch For Children


- news - 4/12/2012
Process Cleaning for Healthy Schools Picks Advanced Vapor Technologies


- news - 4/12/2012
Overcoming Recycling Challenges


- news - 4/11/2012
Professionals Unite to Green Healthcare


- news - 4/10/2012
Study: 92 Percent of Hospital Privacy Curtains are Contaminated


- news - 4/10/2012
Demand for Efficient Floor Care Equipment Grows as Budgets Tighten


- sm - 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

- news - 4/9/2012
Hospitals Promote Healthier Communities and Reduce Costs


- hs - April 2012
Fighting Infections With Proper Cleaning And Disinfecting
Housekeeping managers come clean about cleaning and disinfecting techniques that work in the fight against infections in hospitals

- news - 4/6/2012
Goats Contribute Towards Sustainability On Campus


- news - 4/5/2012
Unseasonable Temps Might Lead To Bed Bugs


- news - 4/5/2012
Roadnet Technologies Adds Regional Account Manager


YOUR TWO CENTS - cp - March 2012
What Skills Or Traits Do You Look For In A Janitor?
All of this month's contributors are active on Google+, a recent addition to the social media landscape. Find them, and Contracting Profits' page, at plus.google.com.

- cp - March 2012
Aslett Opens Museum Of Clean
Varsity Facility Services founder showcases the past, present and future of cleaning in his Idaho museum

- sm - March 2012
Freetime: Mike Nitto, Golden Star Inc.
The microfiber division manager kickboxes for exercise

- sm - March 2012
Disposable Mops Present New Business, Learning Curve
Distributors say end users need to be informed about the lifespan, launderability and price points with synthetic disposable wet mops

- news - 4/3/2012
Resource Commercial Flooring Network Adds Cintas


- news - 4/2/2012
United Stationers Supply Co. and MBS Dev Recognized by Microsoft


- cp - March 2012
Hawaii's Team Clean Inc. Stays True To Island Values
Raising the standards of cleaning as a profession, one employee at a time

- sm - March 2012
Mopping With Cotton Alternatives
As cotton prices have soared to an all-time high, mop manufacturers have introduced low-cost alternatives to the traditional cotton mop

- sm - March 2012
Encouraging Safe Warehouse Behavior
If employees are aware of their surroundings, accidents are less likely to happen

- news - 3/30/2012
RJ Schinner Announces 2011 Vendor of the Year


- news - 3/30/2012
Enviro-Solutions Announces Going Enviral Contest


ASHKIN ON SUSTAINABILITY - cp - March 2012
Set Realistic Sustainability Goals
Goals can inspire sustainable initiatives, but unrealistic expectations can discourage efforts

- news - 3/29/2012
H.T. Berry Installs Solar Panels


- cp - March 2012
Oscillating Machines Boost Productivity, Save Money
Oscillating equipment deep scrubs floors without chemical, saving labor time and dollars

- sm - March 2012
Reducing Common Warehouse Accidents
Tips for avoiding back injuries and forklift accidents

- cp - March 2012
Oscillating Floor Machines Deep Scrub Floors Without Chemicals
Oscillating equipment works on numerous floor surfaces and comes in a variety of sizes

- news - 3/28/2012
Witt Industries Adds New Rep


- news - 3/27/2012
Sustainability Dashboard Tools to Sponsor Sustainability Symposium


- sm - March 2012
Waste Audits Can Help Improve Recycling Efforts
Jan/san distributors can offer waste audits as a value-added service to reduce customers’ trash and increase recyclables

- news - 3/26/2012
Tennant Sends Karcher Cease and Desist Letter


- news - 3/26/2012
Preventing Colds with Knowledge


COVER STORY - cp - March 2012
Customer Feedback: Facility Managers Weigh In
What facility managers are saying about pricing, green, sustainability, cleaning priorities and janitor wages

MANUFACTURER ROUNDTABLE - cp - March 2012
Odor Control Around Sensitive Occupants
In this article, industry manufacturers answer common questions asked by building service contractors

- news - 3/23/2012
U.S. Products Introduces New Website and New Facebook Page


MANUFACTURER ROUNDTABLE - cp - March 2012
Combatting Floor Drain And Restroom Odors
In this article, industry manufacturers answer common questions asked by building service contractors

- sm - March 2012
Letter To The Editor: Attracting Young People To The Jan/San Industry
Distributors should be encouraging, not scaring away, the next generation to join the jan/san industry

- news - 3/22/2012
Kinetek Hires European Floor Care Sales Position


- news - 3/22/2012
Health Department Compares Soaps And Sanitizers


MANUFACTURER ROUNDTABLE - cp - March 2012
Using Enzymes For Odor Control
In this article, industry manufacturers answer common questions asked by building service contractors

- news - 3/21/2012
Nexstep Commercial Products Adds Advanced Shipment Notification Specialist


- news - 3/21/2012
HFI Launches a Slip/Fall Prevention Workgroup


- news - 3/20/2012
NCL Adds To Its Sales Team


PORTION CONTROL - cp - March 2012
Preportioned Chemicals: Why BSCs Prefer Them
Three BSCs talk about why they use preportioned chemicals

- news - 3/20/2012
Survey: Professionals Unclear About Proper Cleaning and Disinfecting


- news - 3/20/2012
Seeking Enforcement of Disclosure Law for Cleaning Products in NY


- sm - March 2012
Correlating Products and Procedures For Food Preparation Areas
Understandable and regular training must take center stage in proper foodservice sanitation and infection control

- sm - March 2012
Disinfecting and Sanitizing in Foodservice Facilities
Disinfecting and sanitizing procedures are crucial for killing bacteria that is present and could transfer to food

- news - 3/19/2012
Last Chance To Comment On LEED 2012


- news - 3/19/2012
H.T. Berry To Host Sustainability Show


- news - 3/16/2012
Universities Compete in Green Competition


- news - 3/16/2012
Roadnet Technologies Adds Account Rep for Western Territory


- news - 3/15/2012
Delta Industries Updates Website


- news - 3/15/2012
Keeping Janitorial Closets Clean and Organized


- sm - March 2012
Dissecting Data With Analytics
Analytics: Computer-based insight into inventory management, customer profitability and price optimization

- news - 3/14/2012
Nexstep Commercial Products Adds Customer Service Rep


- news - 3/14/2012
ProTeam Is Looking For The Oldest Vacuum


- news - 3/14/2012
C. diff Infections Hit All-Time High


- news - 3/14/2012
Toilet Tissue Crisis Is Averted In New Jersey


- news - 3/13/2012
NYC Proposes Green Plans For City Buildings


- hs - February 2012
Maintain The Look Of Floors Through Mopping
Developing a proper wet and dry mopping schedule will keep floors looking like new

- news - 3/12/2012
Study: Diners Reluctant To Visit Restaurants Where a Slip-and-Fall Accident Occurred


- news - 3/12/2012
Seal of Approval Continues To Grow


YOUR TWO CENTS - cp - February 2012
What Is Your Company's Biggest Challenge In 2012?


- news - 3/9/2012
Dr. Jessica Green Joins HFI Advisory


- news - 3/9/2012
Keeping Carpet Installation Healthy


- news - 3/9/2012
Waxie Relocates Denver Operation


- news - 3/9/2012
Crockett Facilities Services Honored As Minority Business Leader


- news - 3/8/2012
Industry Members Make World's Most Admired Companies List


COVER STORY - cp - February 2012
Laying Down The Law
Internal audits and knowledgeable HR pros are the first line of defense against I-9 audits

- cp - February 2012
Know The Law: Immigration Legislation By State
What BSCs need to know about the immigration laws passed by Arizona, Alabama and other states

- news - 3/7/2012
Reckitt Benckiser Donates Disinfectants To Rider University


- news - 3/7/2012
USGBC and the University of Michigan Release Report Showing How Sustainability in Buildings Advances Resiliency


BSC PROFILE - cp - February 2012
Varsity Facility Services: Like Father, Like Son
New CEO Eric Luke hopes to build on the foundation of success his father helped establish

- cp - February 2012
Varsity Facility Services: From One Generation To The Next
Eric Luke is the new CEO, but his father, Arlo, held down the fort for nearly three decades

- hs - February 2012
Matting's Role in Proper Floor Maintenance
Controlling dirt and debris will help maintain the look of floors

- news - 3/6/2012
Gordon Brush Acquires Footwork Corp.


- news - 3/6/2012
Nexstep Commercial Products Honors Waldco Sales


- news - 3/5/2012
Nominees Announced for 2012 Amsterdam Innovation Award


ASHKIN ON SUSTAINABILITY - cp - February 2012
Creating A Sustainability Team
A successful sustainability team will include members from all company departments

- news - 3/5/2012
Whooping Cough Causes Concern As Cases Grow


- news - 3/2/2012
Can Bed Bugs Transmit Infections Such As MRSA?


- cp - February 2012
Preventative Carpet Maintenance Will Prevent Spots and Stains
Carpet spotting programs should begin with vacuuming dry soil

- hs - February 2012
It's In The Bag
Clean up waste management with proper can liners

- news - 3/1/2012
Nyco Products Acquires Zing Ahead Products


- cp - February 2012
Meet Increased Carpet Spotting Demands With Team Cleaning
Budget cuts have reduced the number of deep cleaning carpet extractions, putting more emphasis on carpet spotting

- news - 2/29/2012
Executive Management Services Earns CIMS


- news - 2/29/2012
Focusing on Hand Hygiene to Prevent Infection


- news - 2/28/2012
Roadnet Technologies Adds Account Manager for East Coast Territory


- news - 2/27/2012
Hospitals Undergo Study to Test Surface Cleanliness


- cp - February 2012
Software Customization Gives BSCs Competitive Edge
End-user software can be tailored for individual customers and specific account requirements

- hs - February 2012
Sorting Through The Trash
What to consider when purchasing recycling and waste receptacles

MANUFACTURER ROUNDTABLE - cp - February 2012
Should Hand Sanitizer Be Placed In Schools, Prisons and Restrooms?
Not all facilities want to use an alcohol-based product; plus do restroom users need both soap and hand sanitizer?

MANUFACTURER ROUNDTABLE - cp - February 2012
Tips To Minimize Soap Waste
In addition, soap and hand sanitizer drips can damage surfaces

- news - 2/24/2012
Trojan Battery Returns to ALABC Membership


- news - 2/23/2012
"Harvesters" More Likely to Focus on Sustainability


MANUFACTURER ROUNDTABLE - cp - February 2012
Hand Washing: How To Encourage Restroom Users
Tips to improve hand washing; plus, when antibacterial soap should be used

- news - 2/23/2012
New Staffer Joins Sustainability Dashboard Tools


- news - 2/23/2012
AVT Launches Resource Library on Steam Vapor


- news - 2/22/2012
Tolco Corp. Earns ISSA Innovation Award


MANUFACTURER ROUNDTABLE - cp - February 2012
Hand Sanitizer: What Makes It Green?
Analyzing the environmentally friendly aspects of hand sanitizer; plus a discussion about the product’s shelf life

- news - 2/21/2012
Roadnet Technologies Adds Account Manager for Southwest Territory


- news - 2/21/2012
New Products Enhance Seal of Approval


- news - 2/20/2012
Survey: Floor Care Issues and Trends


- news - 2/17/2012
HydraMaster Appoints Director of Sales


- news - 2/16/2012
Roadnet Technologies Adds Account Rep for Northeast Territory


- news - 2/15/2012
IEHA Recognizes Clorox Cleaners As HPCP


- news - 2/15/2012
Public Comment Period for LEED Updates Scheduled


- hs - February 2012
Housekeeping's Role In Infection Prevention


- news - 2/14/2012
Highlighting the Health Benefits of Carpeting


- news - 2/13/2012
Triple S Adds Two Members


- news - 2/13/2012
States Consider Chemical Legislation


- news - 2/10/2012
Norovirus Attacks Span Across State Lines


- news - 2/10/2012
Bed Bugs Pose Problems In Portland


- hs - February 2012
Recycling To the MiniMax
The University of Washington protects the environment while saving valuable budget dollars

- news - 2/10/2012
Cintas Announces ENERGY STAR Partnership


- news - 2/9/2012
National Tissue Announces Staff Changes


- news - 2/8/2012
Hotels Adjusts Housekeeping To Lure Travelers


- hs - February 2012
Leading By Example at University of Washington
Gene Woodard takes a proactive approach to cleaning innovations - continuously improving his operations

- news - 2/7/2012
Roadnet Technologies Donates Bikes To Baltimore Children


- news - 2/7/2012
Network Services Co. Announces New VP of Supplier Relations


- news - 2/7/2012
Study Outlines Infection Control In Hospitals


- news - 2/7/2012
Guide To Sustainable Practices Based on Government Guidelines


- news - 2/6/2012
NCL Hosts National Sales Meeting


- news - 2/3/2012
Triple S Elects Board of Directors


- news - 2/3/2012
Top Tips for Disinfecting Schools


- sm - January 2012
Proposed Legislation Would Require Ingredient Disclosure


- news - 2/2/2012
Allan Industries Donates To N.J. Nonprofit Organizations


- news - 2/2/2012
PFMI Acquires HVAC Service Firm


- news - 2/1/2012
Demand for Carpets & Rugs to Reach 16.5 Billion Square Feet in 2015


- news - 2/1/2012
Zaret Returns to Diamond Chemical


- news - 2/1/2012
Roadnet Technologies Adds Account Rep for Coastal Territory


- sm - January 2012
One-On-One: SMS Distribution Honored For Its Customer Service


- news - 1/31/2012
Rochester Midland Names New President


- news - 1/30/2012
Wenco Acquires Bob Nagel Distributing


- sm - January 2012
The Museum of Clean Opens In Idaho
Varsity Facility Services Founder, Don Aslett, showcases the past, present and future of cleaning

- sm - January 2012
Freetime: Jeremy Jeanson, Easy Way


- news - 1/27/2012
Roadnet Technologies Hires National Accounts Manager


- news - 1/27/2012
Bell Janitorial Supply Relocates


- news - 1/26/2012
Process Cleaning for Healthy Schools Makes ProTeam Backpack Vacuums a Preferred Product


- news - 1/26/2012
Coverall’s VP of Operations and Development Honored By SURGistrategies Magazine


- news - 1/26/2012
Hospitals Are Proactive In Hand Hygiene


- sm - January 2012
Selling The Green Philosophy


- news - 1/25/2012
Coverall Names New President And CEO


- news - 1/24/2012
Gator Janitorial Services is Now Gator Cleaning Solutions


- news - 1/24/2012
Strauss Paper Adds Intellibot


- news - 1/24/2012
VT Schools Applaud Green Cleaning Bill


- sm - January 2012
ERP Software Helps Advance Distribution Businesses
Recent innovations in enterprise resource planning software prove to be invaluable to distributors. Manufacturers say there's more to come

- sm - January 2012
Green Consultants
When selling green cleaning programs, distributors should help customers identify sustainable practices already in place and pinpoint areas for improvement

- news - 1/23/2012
Cal. Law Penalizes Employers For Willful Misclassification


- news - 1/23/2012
MMMM Adds Regional Sales Manager


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

- news - 1/19/2012
MMMM Hires Regional Sales Manager


- news - 1/18/2012
Network Services Co. Names New Chief Sales and Marketing Officer


- news - 1/18/2012
Seal of Approval Begins 2012 With New Products


- news - 1/18/2012
Vermont Legislature Passes Green Cleaning Bill


- sm - January 2012
Best Markets For Selling Industrial Soap


- news - 1/17/2012
NJSSA Runs Another Successful Operation Clean Sweep


- news - 1/17/2012
MMMM Hires New Texas Regional Manager


- sm - January 2012
2011 Sales Leaders: Smooth And Groovy
Bill Allen, Fagan Sanitary Supply, West Elizabeth, Pa.

- sm - January 2012
2011 Sales Leaders: The Government Guru
Brad Bobbitt, AmSan, Pennsauken, N.J.

- sm - January 2012
2011 Sales Leaders: Diamond in the Rough
Lindy Hebert, Sanitary Supply Co., Beaumont, Texas

- sm - January 2012
2011 Sales Leaders: Living the American Dream
Hector Herrera, Armchem International Corp., Fort Lauderdale, Fla.

- sm - January 2012
2011 Sales Leaders: Wise Beyond His Years
Josh Brown, Northern Colorado Paper

- news - 1/16/2012
Tornado President Discusses the New Norm In The Cleaning Industry


- news - 1/13/2012
Top Ten Ways to Promote Healthy Schools


- news - 1/13/2012
Research: Lidless Toilets Spread C. Diff


- news - 1/12/2012
Free Virtual Conference & Expo Scheduled


- news - 1/11/2012
ACS Announces New Sales Representation For Northeast United States


- news - 1/11/2012
Media Specialist Joins Powr-Flite Team


- news - 1/10/2012
STOKO Skin Care by Evonik Announces Its 2011 Distributors of the Year


- news - 1/10/2012
Registration Open for 2012 CIMS I.C.E. Workshops


- news - 1/9/2012
Chain Hotels Take Green Lead in Hospitality Industry


- news - 1/9/2012
Illinois Law Requires ID When Purchasing Some Cleaning Chemicals


- news - 1/9/2012
Triple S Adds Western Janitor Supply


- news - 1/5/2012
Report: Hospital-Acquired Bacterial Infections Market to Decline


- news - 1/5/2012
Poulos Rejoins HydraMaster and US Products


- news - 1/4/2012
Study Finds Bacteria in Unused Paper Towels


- news - 1/4/2012
Starco Chemical Goes Solar


- news - 1/3/2012
APC Filtration Names VP of Global Sales and Marketing


- news - 12/30/2011
CP Connects On Google+


- news - 12/30/2011
Nexstep Commercial Products Adds Sales And Marketing Administrator


- news - 12/29/2011
Spartan Chemical Earns Premier Contract


- news - 12/29/2011
Clean Trust Association Provides Educational Networking


- news - 12/22/2011
Disinfection Technique Could Revolutionize Hospital And Bed Bug Cleaning


- news - 12/21/2011
Americo Promotes Sawyer To International Sales Manager


- news - 12/20/2011
Merfin Releases New YouTube Video


- news - 12/20/2011
Rubbermaid Expands Operations, Adds Jobs


- news - 12/20/2011
Infection Prevention Products Expected to Rise Continuously Through 2015


- news - 12/19/2011
Target Field Earns LEED Silver Certification


- news - 12/16/2011
House Bill Would Require Ingredient Disclosure for Cleaning Products


- news - 12/16/2011
Powr-Flite Hires New Products Manager


- news - 12/15/2011
New Year Brings Changes to the Carpet Cleaning Industry


- news - 12/15/2011
Fort Lauderdale Mayor Seiler Welcomes Armchem Sales Center


- news - 12/14/2011
Logistics Hires Western Regional Sales Manager


- news - 12/14/2011
Supreme Court Reviews State Immigration Laws


- news - 12/13/2011
Protect-A-Bed Opens Chicago Office, Warehouse Facility


- news - 12/12/2011
Bed Bug Study Explains Resurgence


- news - 12/12/2011
Busse and Associates Win the Janitized Steadfast Representative Award


- hs - November 2011
Carpet Care After A Disaster
Identifying the steps necessary to care for carpets following a disaster

- news - 12/9/2011
ACS Announces New Sales Representation For Central United States


- news - 12/9/2011
Network Services Launches New Corporate Brand


- news - 12/8/2011
ABMA Announces 2012 Innovation Award Candidates


- hs - November 2011
Preventative Maintenance Protects Carpets
When it comes to water intrusion and carpet care, the best offense is a good defense

- news - 12/7/2011
Trojan Battery Appoints New CFO


- news - 12/7/2011
Greening the Workplace: Engaging Employees


- news - 12/7/2011
Germ Hot Spots In Hospitals


- cp - November 2011
Government Accounts Require Attention To Detail
Putting effort into securing these accounts pays off with steady revenue

- sm - November 2011
Research Shows Bed Bugs Can Carry Staph


- news - 12/6/2011
Vanguard Cleaning Systems Opens Cincinnati Regional Office


- news - 12/6/2011
Allan Industries Host Extra Special Thanksgiving


- news - 12/5/2011
Janitized Recognizes JanRep Associates


- news - 12/5/2011
Practice Greenhealth Announces Sustainability Benchmark Report


- news - 12/5/2011
Document Details Towel Study Distortions


COVER STORY - cp - November 2011
United Services of America: Two Men, One Vision
Paul Senecal and Michael Diamond use a unique, 50/50 business partnership to lead their companies to nationally recognized growth

- sm - November 2011
Freetime: Howard Cohen, Clean Innovations


- hs - November 2011
Watch Out for Paper Cheaters
Don't get so caught up on the price of towel and tissue that you fall victim to cheater rolls

ASHKIN ON GREEN - cp - November 2011
BSCs Plan For Success In 2012


- news - 12/2/2011
Nexstep Commercial Products Announces New Regional Sales Manager


- news - 12/2/2011
Staples Advantage Launches New E-Commerce Website


- news - 12/2/2011
Survey of Water-free Urinals Outlines Benefits


- news - 12/1/2011
CDC Confirms New Swine Flu Virus


- cp - November 2011
Challenges To Using Only Green-Certified Products


- sm - November 2011
Aerosols And Wipes Eliminate Cross-Contamination Concerns


- sm - November 2011
Convenient Disinfectants
Wet wipes and aerosols can be used to disinfect commonly-touched surfaces and objects

- cp - November 2011
More BSCs Are Using Green-Certified Products


- news - 11/30/2011
Study: Bacteria Flourish in Public Restrooms


- news - 11/29/2011
Proper Hand Hygiene Helps Prevent Flu


- news - 11/29/2011
SteamMaster Donates to Local Non-Profit and Charities


- news - 11/28/2011
ACS Announces New Sales Representation


- news - 11/28/2011
What Hospitals Do To Battle C.diff


- news - 11/28/2011
ProTeam Receives Best Customer Service Award at ISSA


- cp - November 2011
Janitors Should Wear Gloves and Face Masks To Stop The Spread of Disease


- sm - November 2011
Touch-free Soap And Paper Towel Dispensers Are Money Savers
Touch-free soap and paper towel dispensers can be tailored to reduce product overuse in public restroom

- hs - November 2011
Saving on Towel and Tissue
Factors facility executives should consider before purchasing paper products

- hs - November 2011
Towel and Tissue: Is Thin In?
Purchasers look at paper weight as a way to save

- cp - November 2011
Getting Dressed For Infection Control


EDITORIAL - cp - November 2011
BSCs Can Help Students Improve Hand Hygiene


- news - 11/22/2011
ACI: More Dialogue Needed to Properly Tackle TSCA


- news - 11/22/2011
New National Accounts Manager for Tacony


- sm - November 2011
Exclusive Survey Results: 2010 Jan/San Distributor Sales


- sm - November 2011
Jan/San Distribution Industry Holding Water
Sanitary Maintenance's latest sales study shows modest gains for distributors. Is the worst of the recession finally behind us?

- news - 11/21/2011
Congressman Graves Addresses CRI Annual Meeting


- news - 11/21/2011
Attacks on Product Safety Unwarranted and Misleading


MANUFACTURER FORUM - cp - November 2011
Maintenance Tips For Autoscrubbers
In this article, industry manufacturers answer common questions asked by building service contractors

- news - 11/18/2011
Cintas and Rubbermaid Announce Strategic Alliance


- news - 11/18/2011
Logistics Opens Warehouse In Orlando


- news - 11/18/2011
EPA Regulates Environmental Claims


- news - 11/18/2011
Roadnet Technologies Hires Director Human Resources


- sm - November 2011
E-mail Marketing: Before Hitting Send
Important steps need to be taken by distributors prior to adding an e-mail component to their marketing efforts

- hs - November 2011
Dixon Boosts Clean with (OS1)
Certification audit showcases safety and green opportunities for one middle school

MANUFACTURER FORUM - cp - November 2011
Choosing the Right Autoscrubber
In this article, industry manufacturers answer common questions asked by building service contractors.

MANUFACTURER FORUM - cp - November 2011
Autoscrubbers Are Shrinking In Size, But Big Benefits Remain
In this article, industry manufacturers answer common questions asked by building service contractors.

- sm - November 2011
Courting A Customer's Inbox
E-mail marketing encourages online ordering and builds stronger customer relationships

- news - 11/17/2011
Update on EPA Green Disinfectant Pilot Program


- sm - November 2011
Green Takes Back Seat To Business Survival


- news - 11/16/2011
Central National-Gottesman Enters Tissue Market


PRODUCTS - sm - November 2011
New Products: November/December 2011


MANUFACTURER FORUM - cp - November 2011
Autoscrubbers Using Less Water and Chemical To Clean
In this article, industry manufacturers answer common questions asked by building service contractors.

- news - 11/15/2011
Triple S Announces Graduates of Consultative Sales Certification Program


- news - 11/15/2011
Restructuring Gets Poor Review in Survey


- news - 11/14/2011
Tornado Focuses On Facebook


- news - 11/11/2011
Solutex Celebrates New Facility


- news - 11/11/2011
Athea Announces New Field Representation


- cp - November 2011
ISSA/INTERCLEAN Proves To Be A Big Success


- news - 11/10/2011
Long-Time Athea Employee Passes


- news - 11/10/2011
ODORITE Wins NISSCO ISSA Booth Drawing


- news - 11/9/2011
First Public Charter School Joins Healthful Schools Program


- news - 11/9/2011
Tacony Adds to Growing Sales Team


- news - 11/9/2011
Protecting Building Occupants and Flooring in Winter Conditions


- news - 11/8/2011
Cleaning vs. Disinfecting: Best Practices for Proper Restroom Cleaning


- news - 11/8/2011
Enviro-Solutions Adds Mid-Atlantic Regional Sales Manager


- news - 11/7/2011
Supreme Maintenance Organization Achieves CIMS & CIMS-GB With Honors


ASHKIN ON GREEN - cp - October 2011
With the Conventions Over, What’s The Next Green Step?


- news - 11/3/2011
Spartan Chemical Announces Personnel Changes, Including New President


- news - 11/3/2011
Roadnet Technologies Launches Blog


- news - 11/3/2011
Report: Need for Information on Impact of Staff Health, Environment and Cleanliness in Hospitals


- news - 11/2/2011
Saalfeld Redistribution Partners With Golden Star


- cp - October 2011
Stadium Venues Require Flexibility In Labor, Scheduling
Servicing sports and entertainment venues keeps BSCs and janitors on their toes

- cp - October 2011
M&A Remains Robust
Examining the impact of the recession, the capital gains tax scare and other trends affecting mergers and acquisitions in the building services industry

- news - 10/31/2011
Athea Laboratories Moves Into Larger Facility


- sm - October 2011
Ideal Locations for Hand Sanitizer Dispensers
People aren't always around soap and water to wash hands; they need access to hand sanitizer

- sm - October 2011
Hand Sanitizer Beneficial Inside The Restroom
Dispensers give users a final reminder to clean hands before exiting the restroom

- news - 10/28/2011
2011 Best Restroom Named


- news - 10/28/2011
Betco Holds 2011 Distributor Fall Summit


- news - 10/27/2011
Tim Murch Re-elected to BSCAI Board of Directors


- news - 10/27/2011
CRI Seal Of Approval Continues To Prosper


- sm - October 2011
Freetime: Mark Moyer, GOJO Industries


- news - 10/26/2011
Former Waxie Salesperson Passes


- news - 10/26/2011
NISSCO Awards Kutol Products 2011 Sustainability Award


- news - 10/26/2011
Survey: Gauging Knowledge On Disinfection


- news - 10/25/2011
EcoLogo's Sanitary Paper Environmental Standard Open For Review


- news - 10/25/2011
Process Cleaning for Healthy Schools Picks Clorox


- news - 10/25/2011
Betco Names Senior Vice President, Sales


- news - 10/24/2011
JanSan Specialty Products Founded As Manufacturers Rep Firm


- news - 10/21/2011
United Stationers Associates Named Among Diversity MBA Top 100


- cp - October 2011
Helping Schools Ensure Hand Sanitizer Gets Utilized
Kids should be supervised when using hand sanitizer, especially if alcohol-based

- cp - October 2011
Soap’s Contribution To Proper Hand Washing In Schools


- news - 10/20/2011
Survey: Barriers to Handwashing in School


- news - 10/19/2011
Roadnet Technologies Names Director of Finance and Revenue Planning


- sm - October 2011
Wi-Fi In The Warehouse: Beneficial From A Cost Standpoint
The cost of Wi-Fi implementation in the warehouse has dropped significantly, making it more feasible for distributors

- cp - October 2011
Why BSCs Choose Low-Moisture Carpet Cleaning


- cp - October 2011
Low-Moisture Carpet Cleaning Techniques
Methods to keeping carpet care part of custodial programs

EDITORIAL - cp - October 2011
BSCs Targeting New Markets For Growth


PRODUCTS - sm - October 2011
New Products: October 2011


- news - 10/17/2011
USA Distributors Joins Tripe S


- news - 10/13/2011
Xpedx Surpasses Energy Star Goal


- news - 10/10/2011
Trojan Battery and Palladium Energy Partner


- news - 10/7/2011
New Distributor Joins Enviro-Solutions Team


- news - 10/7/2011
More Distributors Join Pro-Link


YOUR TWO CENTS - cp - September 2011
How Can Good Relationships With Competitors Help You Succeed?


- sm - September 2011
Urinal Screens Capture Odors


- news - 10/6/2011
Spartan Chemical Hosts Distributor Sales Seminar


- news - 10/6/2011
Crown Mats and Matting Touts Its Environmental Stewardship


- sm - September 2011
Urinal Mats Help Catch Odor Problems


- news - 10/5/2011
MMMM Promotes Executive VP of Sales


- news - 10/4/2011
National Tissue Makes Future 50 Award List


- sm - September 2011
Enzymatic-based Products Attack Restroom Odors


- sm - September 2011
Freetime: Brian Haskins, The Haskins Co., Inc.


- news - 10/3/2011
Demand for Infection Prevention Exceed $21 Billion in 2015


- news - 9/30/2011
Study: Hospital Privacy Curtains Laden with Germs


- cp - September 2011
Disinfecting and ATP-Monitoring Commonly Touched Surfaces In Healthcare Facilities


- news - 9/29/2011
Using Pesticides to Kill Bedbugs Becoming a Growing Problem


- news - 9/29/2011
Roadnet Technologies Names New Director of Financial Planning and Analysis


- news - 9/29/2011
Gent-l-kleen Products Adds National Sales Manager


- sm - September 2011
Win Business With Weed Control Products


- sm - September 2011
Tools To Evict Problem Birds


- hs - September 2011
Maintaining No-Wax Flooring
The minimal maintenance attributed to no-wax floors is attractive to custodial departments

- news - 9/28/2011
Survey: Industry Thrives by Improving Efficiencies with Reduced Staff


- news - 9/28/2011
Epicor Named to 2011 InformationWeek 500 List


- cp - September 2011
Choosing The Right Disinfectant Against C. diff In Healthcare Facilities
A closer look at products and processes that prevent cross-contamination

- news - 9/27/2011
Spartan Chemical Promotes NYC Regional Sales Manager


- news - 9/27/2011
Waterless Co. Revamps Website


- sm - September 2011
Exterior Window Cleaning: Water-fed Pole Systems Improve Productivity, Safety


- news - 9/26/2011
Emergency Preparedness Tips To Help Businesses


- news - 9/26/2011
Swisher Hygiene Acquires Daley International


- news - 9/23/2011
HydraMaster and U.S. Products Add Four New Hires


- news - 9/23/2011
Pro-Link Adds Richco Products


- news - 9/22/2011
Nyco Hosts Dave Frank Seminar


- sm - September 2011
One-On-One: Jennifer Rosenberg, Acorn Distributors
Mastering succession planning in a family business

- sm - September 2011
Book Excerpt: Customer Stratification
Learn how to determine which client relationships are valuable

- news - 9/21/2011
Dosatron Adds VP Industrial Sales


MANUFACTURER FORUM - cp - September 2011
Vacuums Role In Improving Indoor Air Quality
In this article, industry manufacturers answer common questions asked by building service contractors

- news - 9/21/2011
CIRI Announces Fall Science Symposium Dates


- news - 9/20/2011
Survey: Kick Bad Habits and Fight the Flu at the Office


EDITORIAL - cp - September 2011
Day Cleaning Takes Great Communication


- sm - September 2011
Tablet Technology Expected To Change Distribution's Future


- sm - September 2011
New To Distributors' Arsenal: Tablets
From product demonstrations to capturing delivery signatures, tablet devices are helping distributors simplify business operations

- news - 9/19/2011
Past Senior Director of the Green Guide for Health Care Joins HFI Advisory Board


- news - 9/16/2011
Trojan Battery Names Senior VP of Global Business Development


- sm - September 2011
Buying Groups Can Help Distributors Earn New Business
Access to private label products, diversified lines and national accounts helps expand customer bases

- hs - September 2011
The Scoop On Sanitizers
Distributors break down the advantages of hand sanitizers, proper placement and use

- sm - September 2011
Perfect Sales Pitch
Tips for delivering a sophisticated and successful sales presentation

- news - 9/15/2011
Study: Infection Control In Hospitals Can Save Billions


- news - 9/15/2011
Air-Scent Adds Director of Sales and Marketing


- news - 9/14/2011
HP Products Acquires Renard Paper


- news - 9/13/2011
Airx Laboratories Celebrates 30 Years


- news - 9/13/2011
Water Cannon Redesigns Website For 30th Anniversary


- news - 9/12/2011
Emergency Prep: Facility Professionals See Room for Improvement


PRODUCTS - sm - September 2011
New Products: September 2011


- news - 9/9/2011
CRI Seal of Approval Expands Again


- news - 9/8/2011
2012 ACI Convention: Open for Business


- news - 9/7/2011
DDI System Hosts Webinar


- hs - August 2011
More Than A Vacuum
Wet/dry vacuums offer versatility to departments, saving time and money

YOUR TWO CENTS - cp - August 2011
How Do You Motivate Your Sales Team?


- news - 9/2/2011
N.J. Senate Approves Bill to Eradicate Bedbugs


- cp - August 2011
3rd Generation BSC: My Cleaning Service
Third-generation companies are rare in the cleaning industry. But the father-daughter-granddaughter team at Baltimore-based My Cleaning Service is positioning the company to continue its success for decades to come

ASHKIN ON GREEN - cp - August 2011
Green Cleaning Award For Schools Distinguishes BSCs


- news - 9/1/2011
Tornado Promotes Sales Program


- news - 8/31/2011
National Clean Energy Summit 4.0 Addresses Efficient Buildings


- news - 8/31/2011
Betco Announces Excellence in Sustainability Award


- cp - August 2011
Daily Maintenance Will Keep Gym Floors Beautiful


- sm - July 2011
Study Questions The Cleanliness Of Laundered Shop Towels


- sm - July 2011
Freetime: Ashley York, RJ Schinner Co.


- hs - August 2011
Custodial Department Guards Against Pests
Chadron State College maintains a disciplined pest management program throughout campus

- news - 8/29/2011
NLRB Requires Employers to Post NLRA Rights in Workplace


- news - 8/26/2011
HFI Officially Supports CIRI Symposium


MANUFACTURER FORUM - cp - August 2011
Cleaning Software Accommodates Mobile Devices


- hs - August 2011
Focusing on Floor Traction
To prevent slip-and-falls, departments must measure traction on floors

- sm - July 2011
Financial Management Software's Untapped Potential


- sm - July 2011
Staying On Top Of Late Payers
Financial management software can help speed up the collections process and increase a distributor's profitability

- news - 8/25/2011
NISSCO Adds Witt Industries as Preferred Supplier


- news - 8/24/2011
FDA Reviews Chemical Safety


- news - 8/24/2011
Triple S Awarded Premier Group Purchasing Agreement


- hs - August 2011
Preventing Slips And Falls
Proper prevention will minimize the likelihood of accidents and potential litigation associated with slip-and-fall instances

MANUFACTURER FORUM - cp - August 2011
Cloud Computing Recommended For Cleaning Software


- hs - August 2011
Wet or Dry, Vacuums Can Help
Whether used after a disaster or in everyday cleaning, adding wet/dry vacuums to the floor care arsenal can save time and money for departments

- sm - July 2011
Ice Melt Ingredient Disclosure


- news - 8/23/2011
2011 Merfin Systems Sales Awards Winners Announced


- news - 8/23/2011
University Janitors Argue Cuts


- news - 8/23/2011
Ohio Stadium Tosses The Trash Cans


- news - 8/22/2011
Hotel Sheet Law Causes Debate in California


MANUFACTURER FORUM - cp - August 2011
Contractor Interest In Software On The Rise


- hs - August 2011
Restroom Cleaning Goes Touch Free
Spray-and-vac restroom cleaning equipment improves cleanliness and efficiencies

- hs - August 2011
Cleaning Restrooms - A New Way Of Thinking
Steam earns audience approval at Seattle Children's Hospital

- news - 8/19/2011
NYC Mayor Bloomberg, Pulitzer Prize-winner Thomas Friedman and Political Commentator Cokie Roberts to Speak at Greenbuild


EDITORIAL - cp - August 2011
Contracting Profits Redesigns Websites


- news - 8/18/2011
Court Dismisses Lawsuit Against USGBC


- news - 8/18/2011
NISSCO Adds Minuteman As Preferred Supplier


- news - 8/17/2011
Immigration Audits Drive Illegal Workers Underground


- news - 8/16/2011
Global Disinfectant and Antiseptic Market to Reach $7 billion by 2016


MANUFACTURER FORUM - cp - August 2011
Software Can Make BSCs More Professional and Save Money


- news - 8/15/2011
HFI Adds Three Advisory Board Members


SUSTAINABILITY - cp - August 2011