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Environment, Government Drive Demand for Energy-Efficient Buildings
LONDON -- Increased awareness of environmental issues and new government policies are driving growing demand for energy-efficient buildings, according to research that sees industry growth of 10 percent a year worldwide through 2020. Read More...

Green Worx Awarded for Innovation
MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA -- Based on its recent analysis of the biological cleaning market, Frost & Sullivan has recognized Green Worx Cleaning Solutions with the 2016 South African Frost & Sullivan Award for New Product Innovation. Read More...

Coverall Acquires Cavalier Services in Oregon
DEERFIELD BEACH, FL -- Coverall North America, Inc., a franchisor of commercial cleaning businesses, has acquired the assets of Cavalier Services, Inc., a Master-owned location in Oregon, as part of the brand's long-term growth strategy to strengthen its presence. Read More...

Cleaning Equipment: The Next Self-Driving Machines
SAN DIEGO -- Brain Corp, a software technology company specializing in the development of intelligent, autonomous artificial intelligence (A.I.) systems for self-driving vehicles (SDVs), has announced a partnership with International Cleaning Equipment (ICE). Read More...

Steve Forbes to Present Closing Keynote at IFMA’s World Workplace
HOUSTON, TX -- The International Facility Management Association has announced that Steve Forbes, chairman and editor in chief of Forbes Media, will deliver the closing keynote address at its flagship event, the World Workplace Conference and Expo, which will be held in San Diego Oct. 5-7. Read More...

Sofidel to Debut Away-from-Home Paper Brand at ISSA/Interclean
FORT WASHINGTON, PA -- Sofidel, a provider of paper for hygienic and domestic use, continues its roll-out of away-from-home paper products in the U.S. and will launch a new brand at the ISSA INTERCLEAN tradeshow in October 2016. Read More...

Fuller Picks Cloud Logistics for Transportation Management
FORT LAUDERDALE, FL -- Fuller Industries, a provider of commercial cleaning products, has selected and deployed Cloud Logistics, a provider of next-generation transportation management systems (TMS), to automate and improve their transportation operations. Read More...

Diversey Care Launches One-Minute, Disinfectant Cleaner
CHARLOTTE, NC -- Sealed Air’s Diversey Care division has announced the launch of a new disinfectant cleaner that is effective against bacteria, enveloped and non-enveloped viruses, TB, and fungi in one minute or less. Read More...

ServiceMaster Employees Celebrate ‘We Serve Day’
MEMPHIS, TN -- More than 1,000 employees from ServiceMaster Global Holdings, Inc., a provider of essential residential and commercial services, are gearing up to be a part of something special by volunteering with community organizations across the United States. Read More...

AHRI Offers Cleaning, Repair Tips for Louisiana Flooding Victims
ARLINGTON, VA -- The Air-Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Institute is advising property owners in the Baton Rouge area who have experienced flood damage to take important safety precautions with regard to their heating and cooling systems. Read More...

Cleaners’ Injury Rate Higher than National Average
SAN FRANCISCO -- Janitors and building cleaners have a higher rate of injury and illness than the national average, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, even as some see the numbers as under reported. Workers suffer minor cuts, bruises, and burns from machines, tools, and chemicals. Read More...

Industry News
Creative, Effective Lighting
Room for Organic LEDs in Fragmented Lighting Market

The lighting market is large and fragmented, driven by technology and diverse customer needs, says a new report that sees organic light emitting diodes (OLED) as an emerging solid-state lighting technology that promises creative and effective lighting.


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