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SMO achieves CIMS and CIMS-GB certification with honors

October 25, 2011

GREENSBORO, NC — ISSA has announced that Supreme Maintenance Organization (SMO) has certified to the ISSA Cleaning Industry Management Standard (CIMS) and CIMS-Green Building (CIMS-GB) with Honors criteria, according to a press release.

CIMS applies to the management, operations and performance systems of cleaning organizations; compliance with the Standard demonstrates that a cleaning operation is structured to deliver consistent, quality services designed to meet customers'' needs and expectations, the release stated.

"We are very excited to receive the CIMS–GB certification with Honors. This certification places us in a very elite group of janitorial service providers throughout the world who have demonstrated a commitment to best practices," said David Murphy, president of SMO.

According to the release, as part of the certification process, an independent, accredited assessor conducted on-site reviews of SMO''s systems, processes and documentation.

The assessor also visited randomly selected SMO customers to ensure that the organization''s activities are consistent with its documented systems and processes, the release noted.

"Our customers were very pleased to learn that we earned our CIMS-GB with Honors certification. It gives them confidence to know that their service contract provider can help them promote their business and solidify their position in the market place," Murphy added.

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