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ISSA Remains Committed to UK, Europe Markets after Brexit Vote
LONDON – While the ramifications of Brexit are unclear at this point, the head of the largest facility services provider in the world has said it will have minimal impact on his company, and the European representative of ISSA said it remains committed to its partners in the UK and across Europe. Read More...

Libman "Embraces Life’s Messes" to Celebrate 120 Years
ARCOLA, IL -- The Libman Company, a manufacturer of household and commercial cleaning products, has launched a campaign to “Embrace Life’s Messes” in celebration of its 120th anniversary this year, and will travel to 109 retail locations in 14 cities this summer, giving away product and special prizes in order to encourage consumers to embrace life’s messes by letting Libman help do the work. Read More...

Able Services Names New President for Building Maintenance
SAN FRANCISCO – Able Services, a privately held building services provider, has appointed integrated facilities management specialist Gary Herald President, Building Maintenance, effective June 6, 2016. Read More...

DTZ/Cushman & Wakefield Launches FM, Asset Services in China
SHANGHAI -- DTZ/Cushman & Wakefield, a provider of commercial real estate services, has launched a new Asset Services platform in China with three service areas, namely Property Management, Facilities Management and the newly-established Asset Management. Read More...

Sofidel Hailed by Prez for Innovative Investments in US
PHILADELPHIA – Sofidel, an Italian paper manufacturer, was cited by President Barack Obama in his speech at the SelectUSA Investment Summit, the most influential event dedicated to promoting direct foreign investment in the USA, held Tuesday. Read More...

Impact Products Acquires Parts of Rochester Midland
TOLEDO, OH -- Rochester Midland Corporation has agreed to sell its feminine care, toilet seat cover and food service paper business to Impact Products, effective July 1, 2016. Read More...

Check Mate, KC-Pro CHESS Program Enhances Restrooms
ROSWELL, GA -- Perceptions of the restroom and its overall cleanliness are major factors in tenant satisfaction. To address this, Kimberly-Clark Professional has launched CHESS, a program that helps building managers understand the role the restroom plays in tenant satisfaction and provides them with the tools to make measurable improvements. Read More...

IICRC Tips for Stain-Free Carpet, Upholstery in Summer
LAS VEGAS -- With summer here, an influx of party and house guests, kids and pets can also lead to unsightly spills and messes inside the home. To help homeowners prevent permanent stains, the Institute of Inspection, Cleaning and Restoration Certification (IICRC) has outlined response tips for quick spill cleanup. Read More...

IntelliTrail Now Compatible with Any Floor Care Asset
CHARLOTTE, NC -- Sealed Air’s Diversey Care division has expanded capabilities for its TASKI IntelliTrail fleet management solution; the system can now be mounted on both TASKI and competitor floor care machines, and non-scrubber assets such as vacuum cleaners, cleaning carts and burnishers to track the entire fleet. Read More...

SMS Assist Names New Execs for HR, Marketing
CHICAGO -- SMS Assist, a mobile and cloud-based multisite property management company, has announced two key additions its leadership team; Anne Scharm, former senior vice president of human resources for Hunt Companies, and Guy Edasis, former Groupon general manager, will support the company’s continued growth and fully-managed technology and service capabilities. Read More...

Industry News
Demand Grows Market Report Eyes Where Hand Dryers are Used and Why

Hand dryers play an important role in washroom hygiene, and as their use expands globally, the benefits they offer property and facility managers may soon find their way into our homes, according to new market research.

In a report titled “Hand Dryers Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2015 – 2023,” ReportLinker defines a hand dryer as an electrical device, generally installed in public washrooms for the purpose of drying hands. They either operate automatically by using sensors or manually by using a push button.

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