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May 04, 2012
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CMI Congratulates Newest Class

On March 20-22, the Cleaning Management Institute (CMI) held a Train the Trainer course at the NISH of Georgia training facility.

The course, which was taught by Marion Ivey and co-taught by CMI certified trainer Charles "Mickey" Crowe, graduated 11 attendees.

The newest Train the Trainer grads are: Rusty Fuller, Leonard White, Rickey Spencer, Bryan Thomson, Warren Freeman, Douglas Avery, Walter Burklin, Michael Golan, Brenda Murray, Kwabena Afriyie and Mahan Jay.

BCA Names New Executive Director

The Building Commissioning Association (BCA) has named Liz Fischer as executive director.

Fisher has led the production of the industry''s longest running commissioning conference, the National Conference on Building Commissioning, as well as the creation of a comprehensive training program for commissioning authorities and energy auditors.

Leviton Appoints Vice President Of Sales

Leviton recently announced the promotion of John LaMontagne to the position of vice president of sales for the company''s lighting energy solutions business unit.

In his new role, LaMontagne will be responsible for the sales and specification of Leviton''s broad portfolio of lighting systems, metering and energy management products.

NCL Adds To Sales Force

National Chemical Laboratories Inc. (NCL) recently added three regional sales representatives to its sales team.

Charles Chung has been appointed regional sales representative for the Northern New Jersey/Metro New York region, Mark Burk has been appointed regional sales representative for the Western Pennsylvania and New York/Eastern Ohio region and Jeff Wolfe has been appointed regional sales representative for the Upper Midwest U.S. region.


IICRC Board Votes To Rescind Name Change

The Institute of Inspection, Cleaning and Restoration Certification (IICRC) Board of Directors has voted to return the formal name of the organization to the IICRC, keeping Clean Trust as the service mark of the organization.

Updated materials with the new IICRC logo and an updated design will gradually rollout in the coming months, including ID cards, brochures, introductory video and a new website.

U.S. Products Begins Facebook Campaign

To help promote its new Facebook site, U.S. Products has begun a new program called "Friendship Has Its Benefits."

By "Liking" the Facebook site and becoming a fan, visitors become eligible for such benefits as monthly prize drawings, weekly giveaways and the big prize, a free PEX 200 heated portable extractor.

MMMM Donates Bicycles To Children

Mitch Murch''s Maintenance Management Company (MMMM) recently held a team building exercise with 40 of MMMM''s management team members.

MMMM team members were broken up into four teams and each team was required to assemble two bicycles; fully assembled bicycles and a money donation from MMMM were presented to Sarah Sheehan, director of community relations at St. Jude''s Ranch for Children.

umf Signs Deal With Sodexo

Sodexo Inc. and umf Corporation have signed a multiyear agreement whereby umf Corporation will provide its advanced antimicrobial technology, education, training and support to the more than 6,000 client partners in education, healthcare, corporate, government and remote site markets served by Sodexo every day.

ServiceMaster Supports Veterans

Four ServiceMaster brands have joined forces with a new online fundraising program called Boost A Hero in an effort to help military veterans purchase franchise businesses.

The four ServiceMaster brands — ServiceMaster Clean, Merry Maids, Furniture Medic and AmeriSpec — are charter members of the Boost A Hero program, which was recently initiated by Sprigster in partnership with the International Franchise Association (IFA).

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