Carpet and Rug Institute congratulates two veteran Seal of Approval participants, the Oreck Manufacturing Company of Cookeville, Tennessee, and Vac Pro, a division of the Tacony Corporation of Fenton, Missouri, on their new additions to the SOA program in the Vacuums category:.

New vacuums from Oreck include the company's U2000RBBW, U2000RBN, and U2000RN household and commercial uprights, entered at the Gold Level.
Vac Pro added its Fuller Brush Mighty Maid FBMM-PW household upright, Fuller Brush Professional Commercial FBP-12PW household and commercial upright, and Fuller Brush Tidy Maid FBTM-PW household upright at the Silver Level, bringing the company's total to nine SOA-approved machines.
In the Systems category, Century 400 of Chandler, Arizona, earned Platinum-Level certification for their Century CEXT7 system that utilizes Prochem Ultrapac Traffic Clean pre-spray. This is the company's second SOA-approved system.