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January 2019

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Today's News

RB and Diversey Create Strategic Alliance in NA Cleaning Market
FORT MILL, SC – RB, a producer of consumer health, hygiene and home products, has joined a strategic alliance with Diversey Inc (“Diversey”), a provider of efficient cleaning and hygiene technologies, for the North American industrial and institutional cleaning market. Read More...

LCS Facility Group Names Vet Senior Ops Manager in San Antonio
POUGHKEEPSIE, NY -- Quincy Harper of San Antonio, Texas, has been named Senior Operations Manager – Texas at LCS Facility Group. Read More...

With ‘Zero Waste’ Designs, Rheem Seeks ‘A Greater Degree of Good’
ATLANTA – Rheem, a manufacturer of water heaters and commercial refrigeration systems, has launched a comprehensive sustainability platform titled ‘A Greater Degree of Good,’ and made groundbreaking sustainability commitments tied to ‘Designing for Zero Waste.’ Read More...

New IFMA Report Benchmarks Qualitative Analysis for FM
HOUSTON -- The International Facility Management Association has released the latest product of its FM Research and Benchmarking Institute (RBI), the 2018 Operations and Maintenance: Qualitative Analysis Benchmarking Report. Read More...

SnowEx Names Fischer-Gaetz Sales Manager
MADISON HEIGHTS, MI – SnowEx, a maker of snow removal and ice control products, has appointed Tracey Fischer-Gaetz to be its new sales manager. Read More...

IFMA Grows with Chapters in Europe, Council Expansion & Unification
HOUSTON -- With its global board of directors approving petitions to form new chapters in France and Croatia, IFMA continues to grow its global community while improving the scope and service if offers to existing component groups. Read More...

Trojan Battery Names YHI Master Distributor for New Zealand
SANTA FE SPRINGS, CA – Trojan Battery Company, LLC, a manufacturer of deep-cycle batteries for solar and motive applications, has named YHI Ltd as a master distributor of Trojan batteries in New Zealand and the Pacific Islands. Read More...

HydraMaster Names National Accounts Manager for Jan-san
MUKILTEO, WA -- HydraMaster, a manufacturer of truckmount carpet cleaning and restoration equipment, has announced the addition of Mike Lombardozzi as National Accounts Manager for the jan-san industry. Read More...

Infinitum Electric Secures $1.8 Million to Launch HVAC Motor
AUSTIN, Texas -- Infinitum Electric, developer of ultra-high-efficiency, lightweight, electric motors built with patented printed circuit board (PCB) stator technology, has closed a $1.8 million Series A round of financing, led by Cottonwood Technology Fund (CTF). Read More...

Friedrich Says Ductless Installation & Service Easier than Ever
SAN ANTONIO, Texas -- As ductless systems become more popular for conditioning air faster, maintaining accurate temperatures and reducing energy costs, Friedrich Air Conditioning Co., a manufacturer of heating, cooling and air conditioning products, says installation and servicing of residential and commercial ductless systems is easier than ever. Read More...

Intellihot Licenses NASA Combustion Burner Technology
ATLANTA -- Today from AHR Expo 2019, Intellihot Inc., a manufacturer of commercial, tankless water heaters used in some of the world’s largest hotels, multi-family residential buildings, stadiums and medical facilities, announced that it has signed an exclusive license with NASA that enables Intellihot to power its current and future products with combustion technology developed by NASA. Read More...

Industry News
Tournament-Ready Tips to Keep Gym Floors Lookin’ Good and Safe

As winter settles in so does a busy season for gyms (and gym floors). With an abundant schedule of sporting tournaments, performances and community events, it’s important that gym floors not only look great but are also safe.

Increased foot traffic, particularly in winter months, means floors are at higher risk for slip hazards due to a variety of factors including dirt, debris, ice melt, salt, and foreign chemicals and residue.

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