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Three JanSan players to combine

July 25, 2012

KNOXVILLE, TN — Expert JMS, headquartered in Knoxville, Tennessee, and NJS Indoor & Outdoor Services, headquartered in Mt. Laurel, New Jersey, have combined to create a leading North American provider of quality retail facility services, according to a press release.

The transaction closed on July 18, 2012, with the continuing enterprise consisting of the combined operations of Expert JMS, NJS and Advantage Janitorial Solutions, an affiliate of NJS; the newly combined entity will approach the market as Expert NJS, the release stated.

"Our similar cultures, along with our tandem focus on service quality, make this a very powerful combination," said Milton Cohen, chairman and chief executive officer (CEO).

"Over 75 percent of our combined revenue is from 10 year plus customers with whom we are either the sole or largest provider of floor care and janitorial service. As the flight to quality continues, we''ll be in a very strong position," Cohen added.

According to the release, in connection with the combination, Jim Hoff, chief executive officer (CEO) of NJS, will be joining the company''s executive committee as executive vice president and co-chief operating officer, with primary operational responsibility for the company''s floor care and janitorial business.

Susan Dykman, Expert JMS'' executive vice president and co-chief operating officer, will continue in her role with responsibility for business development and repair and maintenance operations, and Phillip Pacey, Expert JMS'' chief financial officer (CFO), will continue serving in his role, the release noted.

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