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Innovation

Caring for Floors of the Future
June 18, 2018 Kelly Zimmerman

Caring for Floors of the Future

Products

Learn the latest trends in hard floor surfaces, new developments related to modern finishes and coatings, and how evolving technology fits into the landscape of trending floor surfaces.

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office buildings against blue sky
June 1, 2018 Kelly Zimmerman

Making Sense of All This Sensor Talk

Technology and Trends

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plug for vacuum cleaner
May 31, 2018 Kelly Zimmerman

Avoiding Carpet Catastrophes

Carpets

Carpet problems like wear and tear, fuzz lines, friction burns, and loss of color can rear their ugly heads for a variety of reasons, but a primary one is improper use and maintenance of cleaning equipment, like vacuums.

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a sustainable building
May 29, 2018 Stephen Ashkin

West Coast Takes the Lead on Sustainable Buildings

Technology and Trends

Since the 1960s, California has been the trendsetter in the environmental arena. Today, it's taking steps to become the world's first major economy to abandon the use of fossil fuels as a primary source of energy for buildings.

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blueprints for smart building
May 29, 2018 Nicole Bowman

Innovation in Building Infrastructure

Facility Management

Advancements in building architecture and design may impact your facility maintenance and cleaning operations. Learn how the Built industry is impacting how we clean.

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hallway with concrete floor
May 7, 2018 Mark Warner

Concrete: the Floor of the Future

Hard Floors

One of the fastest growing segments of the flooring industry is concrete floors. They take a minimal amount of care to maintain, if you care for them and polish them correctly.

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A blue computer mouse with training spelled out in the cord
April 12, 2018 Kelly Zimmerman

Taking Training Online

Technology and Trends

Setting clear expectations and creating standards is one way to ensure employees are delivering quality results and not just running down a checklist of items.

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A human-like robot watching a woman mop a floor
April 12, 2018 Kelly Zimmerman

The Custodian-Robotic Relationship

Facility Management

Although today's robotic cleaners are highly advanced, they still need a human touch to operate efficiently. Both humans and their equipment must work together to produce the best result. Here's how.

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clean inspection grading system on mobile phone
April 6, 2018 Caden Hutchens

Design a Mobile Cleaning Inspection

Technology and Trends

Inspections can be a timely and tedious process, but software developments can help supervisors save time and create new efficiencies in how they grade employee work.

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LMS in use on laptop
April 6, 2018 Nicole Bowman

Success Stories in Online Training

Training

How does your organization go about tracking its employees’ training success? Read success stories from three different organizations.

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Hannah Kennedy from ISSA and Mark Sisson
March 5, 2018

Supplementing With Self-Cleaning Surfaces

Technology and Trends

A look back at a forward-thinking technology: Lean more about self-cleaning surfaces and how they can help supplement cleaning efforts in our facilities.

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Toilet paper rolls on the manufacturing line
February 21, 2018

A Behind-the-Scenes Look at Cascades' New Oregon Facility

Products

The paper supply manufacturer opened its US$64 million tissue converting facility in 2017. CMM's team got an inside look.

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