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Polaris Launches Work Utility Vehicle for Durability, Safety
MINNEAPOLIS -- Polaris Commercial has designed a breakthrough line of utility task vehicles (UTV) purpose-built for work, the all-new PRO XD, which offers three diesel-powered models built to withstand the tough duty cycles and usage of the worksite. Read More...

ACI Promotes Sansoni, Troutman and Flake
WASHINGTON -- The American Cleaning Institute, the trade association for the cleaning product supply chain, has announced promotions for team members Douglas Troutman, Brian Sansoni and Ceara Flake. Read More...

Fire Door Solutions Establishes FM for Healthcare Biz
OVERLAND PARK, KS -- Fire Door Solutions, a provider of professional fire door and damper inspection services, has established a new integrated service offering, Facilities Management Solutions, to mitigate the risk of, facilities management and life safety compliance in the healthcare market segments. Read More...

Build It; Manage It; and They will Come: Sports FM Grows in 2018
CLEARWATER, FL – As the development of youth travel sports destinations continues to grow, Sports Facilities Management (SFM) has grew in 2018, added six new sports tourism complexes, valued at more than $172 million to its management and development portfolio. Read More...

Impact Names Erwin to Lead Distribution Sales
TOLEDO, OH -- Impact Products, LLC, a supplier of products to the cleaning and industrial safety markets, has announced the promotion of Scott Erwin to the position of Director of Distribution Sales, effective January 1, 2019.  Read More...

Custom Equipment Celebrates 10,000th Hy-Brid Lift
RICHFIELD, WI -- Custom Equipment LLC, a manufacturer of scissor lifts, has announced the production of its 10,000th Hy-Brid Lift, as it underscores its position as the premier provider of lightweight low-level scissor lifts worldwide. Read More...

4M Tabbed to Service College of Pharmacy
ST LOUIS – The St. Louis College of Pharmacy, one of the nation’s preeminent biomedical colleges, has selected 4M Building Solutions to be their janitorial services provider. Read More...

IEHA Sustainability Pro Credential Includes Waste Audit
WESTERVILLE, OH -- IEHA, a division of ISSA, the worldwide cleaning industry association, has announced that its IEHA Sustainability Professional (SP) Credential now requires applicants to demonstrate practical competencies in waste management reduction and process improvement. Read More...

ISS Changes Strategy to Focus on Key Accounts
COPENHAGEN -- ISS, a global provider of facility services, has announced its ambition to increase organic growth to 4 to 6 percent per annum by accelerating its transition towards Key Account customers, as it divests its business in 13 countries and lays off 100,000 employees.  Read More...

Johnson Controls Partners with Civic Tech to Verify Visitors
MILWAUKEE -- Johnson Controls has partnered with Civic Technologies, a digital identity leader, to simplify and streamline the proof of identity process for managing visitors in building lobbies. Read More...

Industry News
Hardening of Building Roofs
Air Force Weathers Michael with Metal-over-Metal Retrofit

When the U.S. Air Force recently retrofitted a 7,800 square-foot building at Hurlburt Field AFB in Florida to meet a Category V hurricane, it proved to be a sound investment.

With the recent catastrophic damage from Hurricane Michael at nearby Tyndall Air Force Base and elsewhere on the Florida Panhandle, the project just 82 miles away suffered no damage, even with Michael’s documented peak wind speed of 155 MPH.

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