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January 11, 2012
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Cy Gannt Award Given To Industry Veteran

The Clean Trust — formerly the Institute of Inspection Cleaning and Restoration Certification (IICRC) — recently named Larry Cooper the recipient of the Cy Gantt Award for his significant and long-term commitment to the inspection, cleaning and restoration industry.

Established in 2008, the Cy Gantt Award is named after the late Cy Gantt, the first recipient of the award and a longtime supporter and honorary board member of The Clean Trust.

Trojan Battery Makes Promotion

Trojan Battery Company has appointed John Warren chief financial officer (CFO).

Warren''s promotion from vice president of finance to CFO reflects his accomplishments in successfully leading Trojan Battery''s financial team and implementing innovative management strategies that have successfully guided the company''s expansion and finance programs.

PURE Bioscience Adds New Employee

PURE Bioscience Inc. has engaged James McClenahan as a business development executive targeting key accounts in the janitorial and facilities services industries.

McClenahan brings to PURE more than 20 years of senior leadership experience in strategic planning, sales force management, operations and new business development.


Dirtiest Mop Contest Winner Announced

The winner of Kaivac Inc.''s Dirtiest Mop Contest is Alina Prodan from Chicago, who received 3,254 votes from Kaivac Facebook fans for her soiled mop.

Prodan will receive $500 for submitting what Facebook fans consider the dirtiest mop entered into the contest.

Twenty-six dirty mops were submitted, and what was termed "an astonishing" 15,557 votes were received.

New Distributor Members Welcomed

NISSCO LLC recently announced the addition of seven new distributor members to its network.

The new members include: Janitors World/Select Enterprises; Freedom Supply; Laport Inc.; B&J Peerless; Q4 Industries LLC; T-Ray Specialties; and Davis Safety Supply.

Intellibot Relocates Headquarters

Intellibot Robotics Inc. has moved its headquarters to Portland, Oregon.

Previously based in Richmond, Virginia, Intellibot will maintain its manufacturing and engineering operations on the East Coast while migrating administrative functions to the West Coast.

Company Achieves Near Perfect Score

Best Service Pros was recently awarded Cleaning Industry Management Standard for Green Buildings (CIMS-GB) certification, earning a near perfect score.

The company is one of only 49 companies worldwide — and just one of four in Canada — to have passed the rigorous criteria and standards sponsored by ISSA.

Canada''s Best Restroom Revealed

The contemporary and spacious washrooms at e11even are the most royal in all the land and the winner of the second annual Canada''s Best Restroom contest.

The washrooms at e11even were designed by members of the world renowned New York design firm The Rockwell Group.

Guests are able to relax and indulge in a private space with finishes such as rich marble tiling from floor to ceiling, modern sink basins, elegant mosaic tile accents and more.

Chemical Free Cleaning Giveaway

The first 100 attendees to the Chemical Free Cleaning Expo on February 21, 2012, at Nova Southeastern University in Davie, Florida, will receive a complimentary copy of Extreme Green Cleaning, an authoritative guide to understanding and implementing your own toxic-free cleaning program.

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