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June 8, 2012


Fish Window Cleaning Hires Two

Fish Window Cleaning Services Inc. has hired two new staff members and welcomed a third back to the company.

Clayton L. Wise and Ryan S. Suttenfield have joined the company as franchise support specialists.

Wise, a graduate of Missouri Baptist University, previously was operations manager for Fish Window Cleaning, while Suttenfield formerly worked as a sales representative for Blue Skies Recycling.

Sheri Clark, a former Fish staff member, has rejoined the company as junior developer.

eMaint Enterprises Welcomes Staff Member

eMaint Enterprises LLC has hired senior technology veteran Michael Briggs as vice president of technology and chief architect.

Briggs will be responsible for all aspects of product development, including leading the development team and overseeing enhancements to eMaint''s existing products.

PCHS Advisory Board Adds Another

Dr. Martin D. Chapman has accepted a seat on the Process Cleaning for Healthy Schools (PCHS) Consortium Advisory Board.

Chapman''s scientific research has focused on the molecular and structural properties of dust mite, cat, dog, cockroach and fungal allergens and their role in causing allergic diseases, especially asthma. Chapman was the first recipient of the Pharmacia Allergy Research Foundation Award in 1987 and has authored or co-authored over 200 scientific articles, book chapters, reviews and proceedings.

RoofConnect Promotes Employee

RoofConnect, the largest national commercial roofing service provider in the country, is pleased to announce the promotion of Eric Harrison to the role of vice president of technical services.

In his new role, Harrison will oversee the bid process for extensive repairs and reroof projects, review specifications verifying that RoofConnect is providing a solution that best meets the owner''s needs, provide warranty support to customers, while assisting customers in identifying and prioritizing their roofing needs to best allocate their budget dollars.


Sustainability Dashboard Tools Unveils New Facebook Page

Sustainability Dashboard Tools LLC recently launched its new Facebook page.

The Facebook page has been planned for a while and is designed to help everyone in a facility become more sustainability focused.

The Dashboard will feature a variety of information and articles on sustainability issues as well as tips and suggestions on how to most effectively use the Dashboard system.

ERC Wiping Products Launches New Website

ERC Wiping Products Inc., a leading processor and distributor of wiping products, has launched a new website.

With easy global navigation, more online shopping opportunities and detailed industry and product descriptions, anyone who visits ERC''s website can find the exact rag, towel or wiper they are looking for.

NISSCO Honors Several

National Independent Sanitary Supply Companies (NISSCO) recently named Cavalier Inc. in Norfolk, Virginia, the Distributor of the Year.

NISSCO also named Cascades Tissue Group''s Away-from-Home division the Supplier of the Year.

The Tolco Corporation was awarded the 2012 NISSCO Performance Award for the most orders written at the annual conference.

Method And TerraCycle Expand Recycling Program

Method and TerraCycle Inc. have expanded the Method Refill Brigade program to accept pumps, triggers, refill pouches and almost any cleaner product packaging, regardless of brand.

Schools, offices, families or individuals can collect traditionally non-recyclable cleaner packaging and send it to TerraCycle to earn money for charity gifts and donations through the newly dubbed Cleaner Packaging Brigade.

Bird-B-Gone Redesigns Website

Bird-B-Gone Inc., a leading manufacturer of professional-grade bird deterrents, has launched a newly designed website.

The new, improved website will be a helpful resource to pest control and wildlife professionals or anyone looking to deter birds from their property, offering specific information for nearly every industry affected by pest birds.

NCL Holds Training

National Chemical Laboratories Inc. (NCL) recently held a three-day Distributor Training Program at the company''s training center in Philadelphia.

The participants learned about the broad range of NCL products, with classroom and "hands-on" sessions being conducted for hard surface floors, stone and ceramic tile, as well as NCL''s recently introduced Wood Care program.

Brady Opens New Distribution Center

Brady Corporation has opened a new distribution center in Houston, Texas, to support the continued growth of the company''s SPC spill control and containment product lines.

The new facility began shipping orders on May 14, 2012.

Kimberly-Clark Professional Launches The Healthy Schools Project

To help schools reduce absenteeism and transform into optimally healthy learning environments, Kimberly-Clark Professional has launched The Healthy Schools Project, a new program that delivers effective solutions designed to break the cycle of illness in schools, encouraging students, teachers and staff to practice good hand hygiene.

The Healthy Schools Project offers a simple-to-implement curriculum with unique materials and product solutions designed for each education level, including Super Germ Fighters, an interactive program for K-5 students.

HFI And GRS Announce Partnership

The Healthy Facilities Institute (HFI) and Green Ribbon Schools (GRS) have announced a partnership for the 2012-13 school year to help make schools healthier through education and participation in healthy practices among stakeholders including students, teachers, parents and school staff.

Both organizations will cross-promote one another''s initiatives, including Green Ribbon Schools'' Healthivores initiative designed to help kids get smart about health, and the HFI-related program Process Cleaning for Healthy Schools (PCHS), an innovative method of cleaning schools for health.

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