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Tech Advances Help Scrubbers Grow Equipment Market
LONDON – Technological diversity and advances, such as eco-friendly equipment, are expected to boost the scrubber market in coming years, according to Technavio’s latest report on the global floor scrubber battery market, which provides an analysis of the most important trends expected to impact the market outlook from 2017-2021. Read More...

Diversey Targets Floor Care in Schools with EduCare Line
CHARLOTTE, NC -- Diversey has introduced its EduCare line of floor care products that are specifically formulated for use in high-traffic education environments and designed to deliver quality results at a lower cost. Read More...

Ecolab Recognized for Water Management Efforts in California
ST. PAUL, MN -- Ecolab Inc., a provider of water, hygiene and energy technologies and services, has achieved certification from the Alliance for Water Stewardship at its two manufacturing facilities in California for responsible water management. Read More...

Sawchuk Opens Cleaning Industry Consultancy
ONTARIO, Canada -- Mike Sawchuk, formerly an executive vice president at Avmor and Enviro-Solutions, both cleaning chemical solutions manufacturers based in Canada, has launched a new consulting firm, Sawchuk Consulting. Read More...

Networking Platform Connects Cleaners, Movers with Customers
ALEXANDRIA, VA -- OjaMove, a business networking platform for cleaning and moving companies, is no longer operating in beta and is now inviting providers from all over the country to sign up for the free service that connects entrepreneurs in the moving and cleaning industries with people who need their services. Read More...

‘Got to Go’ App Helps Travelers Avoid ‘Spotty Potties’
CINCINNATI -- More traffic on roads this Memorial Day weekend means more traffic in roadside restrooms. To help holiday travelers in search of clean restrooms, Cintas Corporation is reminding travelers of its free mobile restroom-finder app, “Got to Go,” that helps find clean restrooms in the vicinity and rate them based on cleanliness. Read More...

Seven Strategies for Success in Business from Kaivac
HAMILTON, OH -- Every business has ups and downs. This has been the case at Kaivac, as it likely has been at most every business in the professional cleaning industry. Read More...

OnDeck Names Diamond Janitorial Small Business of Month
NEW YORK – OnDeck, a provider of online lending to small business, has announced that Diamond Janitorial Services of Rochester, NY has been selected as its Small Business of the Month for March 2018. Read More...

Workplace Engagement: Tork Wants to ‘Take Back the Lunch Break’
PHILADELPHIA, PA -- Tork, an Essity brand, has announced its “Take Back the Lunch Break” survey results, revealing a major disconnect between bosses and their employees when it comes to taking a lunch break. Read More...

Essendant in Receipt of Two Acquisition Offers
DEERFIELD, IL – Essendant Inc., a $5 billion national distributor of workplace and janitorial supplies, has confirmed receipt of two acquisition proposals; one an unsolicited all-cash offer from Staples, Inc., and a contingent cash payment from Genuine Parts Company as an enhancement to its agreed upon merger. Read More...

Industry News
Affordable and Durable
Easy to Clean and Maintain, Concrete Floors Offer Value

Due to their affordability, concrete floors are now found in retail stores, restaurants, offices, and homes everywhere.
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Installing a decorative concrete floor can be quite cost-effective, particularly if you already have a concrete slab that’s ready for staining, polishing or application of a coating or overlay.

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