LINCOLNWOOD, IL — As a true testament to the growth of Cleaning Industry Management Standard
(CIMS) and CIMS-Green Building
(CIMS-GB) certification — and a clear indication of the industry acceptance of the program — 62 organizations will be recognized at ISSA/INTERCLEAN® North America 2010
for achieving CIMS/CIMS-GB certification, according to a press release.
These companies will be recognized prior to football legend Joe Theismann''s general session, Wednesday, November 10, at 8:45 a.m. during the ISSA/INTERCLEAN tradeshow and ISSA Educational Conference
, which takes place November 9-12 in Orlando, FL, the release stated.
"CIMS continues to set the industry standard and companies are increasingly seeing the management, operational and sustainability benefits associated with certification," says ISSA Director of Facility Service Programs Dan Wagner.
"In just three years, the program has grown to more than 80 total companies certified and an increasing number of facilities are requiring their providers be CIMS certified," Wagner added.
CIMS applies to management, operations and performance systems: Compliance demonstrates that an organization is structured to deliver consistent, quality services designed to meet the customer''s needs and expectations, the release noted.