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Febraury 2019

Inside the February 2019

Today's News

LG Partners with Baker in NASCAR Truck Sponsorship
DAYTONA BEACH, FL -- LG Electronics USA Air Conditioning Technologies, in conjunction with Baker Distributing Company, is supporting champion driver Gus Dean and Young's Motorsports in the NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series 2019 season. Read More...

Cintas Offers Norovirus Cleaning Checklist
CINCINNATI -- Each year, up to 21 million Americans contract the highly contagious norovirus. With an estimated annual cost of $2 billion in lost productivity and healthcare expenses from foodborne norovirus alone, can your business afford an outbreak? Read More...

‘Splat:’ Allen Maintenance to Clean OTF Facilities in Detroit Area
LINCOLN PARK, MI -- Allen Maintenance Corporation, a provider of commercial cleaning and building maintenance services in the Metro Detroit area, is earning ‘Splat Points,’ having been hired to provide commercial cleaning services to the growing Orange Theory Fitness franchise. Read More...

Red-Jasper Corvette at IRE goes to Top Seller, Palladino
ATLANTA – Jasper Contractors, Inc., a roofing services provider, presented Joseph Palladino, its top revenue producer, a 2019 Corvette Stingray at the International Roofing Expo being held this week in Nashville, TN. Read More...

Western Publishes Free eBook on Property Inspections & Maintenance
ST. LOUIS -- Properly maintaining a building, facility or structure is one of the most challenging, yet important tasks a facility manager or property owner has. To help, the concrete and masonry restoration experts at Western Specialty Contractors have simplified the maintenance process with the publication of a new eBook entitled “Property Inspections – The Critical First Step.” Read More...

NRCA Launches ProCertification for Installers, Foremen at Expo
ROSEMONT, IL -- The National Roofing Contractors Association has launched the NRCA ProCertification program, a national certification initiative for roof system installers and foremen. The certification was announced at NRCA’s 132nd annual convention being held in Nashville, TN this week.

Polyglass Names Nichols Director of Sales for NA, Caribbean
DEERFIELD BEACH, FL -- Polyglass U.S.A., Inc., a manufacturer of modified bitumen roofing and waterproofing membranes and roof coatings for low- and steep-slope applications, announced at the IRE that Dan Nichols has been appointed Director of Sales, responsible for leading sales with a focus on strategy and sustained profitable growth across the United States, Canada, and the Caribbean. Read More...

AEG, SMG Merge to form Global FM Company
LOS ANGELES -- AEG Facilities, the venue management subsidiary of AEG, and SMG, an Onex portfolio company, have agreed to a merger, creating a new, stand-alone global facility management and venue services company that will operate as ASM Global. Read More...

Systems4 Syncs Web-based Software to Manage Multiple Locations
NEWARK, DE – To help successful companies handle their expanding physical footprints, System4 of Delaware, a provider of facility management services, has developed ServiceSync to help organizations manage their facility operations across multiple locations. Read More...

FLIR Launches Uncooled Methane Gas Detection Camera
WILSONVILLE, OR -- FLIR Systems, Inc., a maker of sensor systems that enhance perception and heighten awareness, has launched its first uncooled thermal camera designed for detecting methane. Read More...

Industry News
Preventing Moisture Failures
Measuring Relative Humidity in Concrete

Industry experts say the leading cause of flooring failures is moisture. The National Wood Flooring Association, for example, estimates that moisture is the cause of roughly 75 percent of all installation failures.

Paying attention to the moisture level of flooring, including the concrete floor slab, is vitally important for making sure that commercial flooring provides years of reliable service with minimal costs related to building maintenance and repairs.

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