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2019 BSC/Contract Cleaning Benchmarking Survey Report

The latest outlook and trends in the building service contractors marketplace

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robotics automation
Brady Watkins

Automation for the Cleaning Industry

Technology and Trends

Robotics will help commercial cleaning companies bridge the physical and digital gap, bringing performance management and analytics to real-world tasks.

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CMM Staff

2019 Innovation Award Program

Products

Celebrating its 10th anniversary, ISSA’s Innovation Award Program returns for ISSA Show North America 2019

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Sponsored by SunBelt Rentals

2019 BSC/Contract Cleaning Benchmarking Survey Report

Facility Management

Find the latest business outlook from fellow building service contractors (BSCs), broken down by business type, size, revenue, geographical location, and more.

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Departments

ESL Employees
Nan Hallock

Managing ESL Employees

Business and Management

Thoughtful supervisors can help ensure the success of individual employees who speak English as a second language and teams by building bridges of understanding.

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Mili Washington

IICRC Standards

Health and Safety

Following industry standards helps your firm streamline processes, trim costs, build credibility, and earn customer loyalty, which ultimately boosts your bottom line.

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impact of divorce on business
Trisch Garthoeffner

The Aftermath of Divorce

Business and Management

When a marriage ends, the spouses need to divide their marital property, including businesses that were started during the lifetime of the marriage.

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Cigarettes
Stephen Ashkin

What We’ve Learned From Cigarettes

Health and Safety

The same scenario of spreading doubt that cigarettes were unhealthy is happening today—only this time, it’s about the causes of global warming and climate change.

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robot automation
Amy W. Richardson

The Robots Are Coming … Are You Letting Them In?

Technology and Trends

Most survey respondents are not implementing autonomous or robotic cleaning equipment in their operation.

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Products & Services

No-Touch Restroom
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Hospeco 

No-Touch Restroom Products

For years, facility managers and patrons have dreamed of a public restroom that’s totally hands-free. HOSPECO® is proud to announce that the no-touch restroom is complete with its no-touch personal care assortment. Included are the Evogen® No-Touch Menstrual Care Dual Vendors, Evogen® No-Touch Combination Receptacle, and Evogen® No-Touch Toilet Seat Cover Dispenser. hese state-of-the art, hands-free products close the circle in reducing the spread of germs and illnesses, and create a more upscale atmosphere that enhances guests’ overall comfort.
ISSA Booth #1343

dispenser
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HYDRO SYSTEMS 

EvoClean

Winner of last year’s ISSA Innovation Award, EvoClean is the world’s first venturi-based, water-powered dispenser for on-premise laundry applications. Unlike other laundry dispensers, EvoClean does not require squeeze tubes. This drives dramatic reductions in service parts and maintenance costs. Its delivery performance is precise, and it will not under-dose chemicals. This gives laundries less downtime and predictable, clean results with every wash.
ISSA Booth #2727

AutoVac Stretch
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KAIVAC SYSTEMS 

AutoVac Stretch

Experience the sweet spot of conservation and effectiveness in wide-area hard floor care. The new Kaivac AutoVac Stretch™ removes 99% of soils using 1/3 of the chemical and 1/4 of the water compared to an autoscrubber. Its unique recycling option allows the user to stretch water and chemical supplies while reducing trips to refill. Performance tests show that the AutoVac Stretch cleans more than 25,000 square feet per hour, faster than a 32” riding autoscrubber. At a cost 70-80% less than an autoscrubber,
ISSA Booth #2157

Designer Series DECO Dispenser
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KUTOL 

Designer Series DECO Dispenser

NEW! Designer Series DECO Dispensers are a great way to build school spirit and company pride. Each dispenser offers a large 3.5” x 3.5” print area to place your branded message. Our in-house digital printing process can place any multi-colored image or logo on a Gray, Black or All-White Designer Series DECO Dispenser. Located on the front of each dispenser, your brand will be highly visible. And with low minimums and short lead times, you can showcase your new DECO Dispensers in as little as 4 to 6 weeks!
ISSA Booth #1515

Vacuum
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PROTEAM 

Vacuum

A ProTeam® vacuum creates powerful suction to capture unwanted matter. ProTeam tools go to work where the suction meets the surface, customizing the cleaning to the surface at hand. Crevice tools fit into tight places, while high dusting tools clean areas high above the ground. A 20” JetSweep tool can cover for a dust mop, while the Xover tool moves from carpet to hard flooring. Delicate flooring, hard-to-reach dust, and large debris can all be cleaned efficiently with the right tool. When having the right tool for the right job makes all the difference, trust ProTeam tools.
ISSA Booth #2577

foamyiQ Dispenser
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SPARTAN CHEMICAL CO.

foamyiQ Dispenser

A recent study shows restrooms receive more than half of the cleaning complaints in a facility. The most common restroom complaints are related to dispensers, with 17% resulting from broken or empty hand hygiene dispensers.
With foamyiQTM there are no costly dispensers to install, maintain or repair. And no refilling is necessary. When foamyiQTM is empty, simply remove it from the bracket and snap on a fresh new one.
ISSA Booth #2427

rental equipment
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SUNBELT RENTALS 

The Rental Advantage

In order for companies to grow and compete within the Facility Maintenance marketplace, they must remain at the forefront to present additional services and capabilities. Developing a partnership within the equipment rental industry is critical to provide seamless, around-the-clock service and value that your clients and/or facilities deserve. From immediate delivery for project start-ups, on site product knowledge and training, to 24/7 emergency services, same day service or exchanges, and minimized risk through long-term rental options with no capital outlay, Sunbelt Rentals is there every step of the way.
ISSA Booth #2627

Trojan batteries
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TROJAN BATTERY 

High-quality flooded, AGM, gel and lithium-ion battery products

We realize the last thing you need to worry about is the performance of the battery in your floor machines. Trojan Battery understands the challenges you face and that is why for close to 100 years we have focused our experience and expertise in deep-cycle technology on manufacturing the highest quality batteries available in the industry. If there’s one thing we have learned over the years, it’s that a truly outstanding battery must provide rugged durability, long life, and consistent performance day after day.
ISSA Booth #1760

Janitorial Quality App 
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SmartInspect 

Janitorial Quality App 

Since 2002, Smart Inspect has been the cleaning industry’s best choice for simple and practical quality inspection technology. In September 2019, an ALL NEW version of the popular mobile app and reporting website was released to the marketplace. The Smart Inspect team worked with its customers and cleaning industry experts to co-develop the new features and reports. The exciting updates include the Smart Tickets™ work order and project scheduling module, GPS tracking, inspection signoffs, new in-app reports, new photo reports, new formatting themes, and much more.
ISSA Booth #3941

Antimicrobial Runner Mat
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WizKid Products

Antimicrobial Runner Mat

Introducing the WizKid Antimicrobial Runner Mat, a 25-foot long customizable length runner mat, available in two widths (24’/36’), designed to use in a large variety of locations where floors need protection from puddles, odors, and stains. The acrylic-based tacky backing keeps the mat in place, is easily repositioned, and removes cleanly after use.
ISSA Booth #577 Central Hall

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