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April 18, 2019 CMM Staff

Prove ROI on Sustainability Efforts

This Q & A with an industry consultant will help you track your facility's return on investment in implementing sustainability efforts.

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High Dusting Kits from ProTeam
February 6, 2019 Sponsored by ProTeam

High Dusting Kits from ProTeam

ProTeam® offers High Dusting Kits that bring many above-the-floor areas within the cleaner’s reach for safe and efficient cleaning.

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April 17, 2019 Stephen Ashkin

Invest in Sustainability for Growth and Stability

Businesses that take steps to protect their facilities against climate change can pour as much as US$26 billion into the world's economy and create as many as 65 million "low carbon" jobs by 2030.

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April 15, 2019 Sponsored by 3M

2019 In-House Survey Shows FMs Reign Over Budgets

Gain insight into how your fellow FMs are making their purchasing decisions; read our report on CMM's 2019 In-House/Facility Management Benchmarking Survey, sponsored by 3M.

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Accountability: A Winning Business Strategy
August 4, 2015 Judy Gillies

Accountability: A Winning Business Strategy

In order to take our place as professional partners in the field of facility management, we have to be more serious about accountability.

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The Importance of Safety Compliance
August 3, 2015 Jim Harris Sr. & Jeff Merrihew

The Importance of Safety Compliance

Safety is an important topic for any organization; minimizing risks to staff and those we service is always a high priority.

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July 7, 2015

Vacuums

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Knowledge Sharing
July 2, 2015 Kevin Keeler

Knowledge Sharing

Learning from others is an excellent way to stay at the top of your game and run your business more efficiently.

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Maintain to Sustain Quality Service Delivery
June 30, 2015 Jim Harris Sr. & Jeff Merrihew

Maintain to Sustain Quality Service Delivery

Professional service providers need to select equipment that performs to customers' standards while achieving production rates needed to maintain a competitive edge.

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June 29, 2015 Sponsored by ProTeam, Inc.

Cordless Backpack Vacuum Helps School Custodial Program Absorb Budget Cuts

Crystal Lake Educational Center is a 69,000 square foot facility that is thoroughly cleaned by only 1.5 custodial workers each night thanks to the GoFree® Pro cordless backpack vacuum from ProTeam®.

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Increasing Profit
June 29, 2015 William R. Griffin

Increasing Profit

Two ways companies can remain competitive in a tightening marketplace is to control or reduce costs.

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Customer Satisfaction
June 5, 2015 Lance Witschen

Customer Satisfaction

Customer satisfaction is the staple of success in any service industry. Unfortunately, customer feedback is often elusive, and the feedback we do get may not always be reliable due to the way we go about getting it.

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Tackling Turnover
June 5, 2015 Kelly Zimmerman

Tackling Turnover

It's no secret that turnover is a major concern in the commercial cleaning and facilities management industry. High turnover rates can have a tremendous impact on company profitability and service delivery.

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Developing Your Annual Maintenance Program
June 4, 2015 Jeff Goodnough

Developing Your Annual Maintenance Program

Instating a specific program for the long-term care of your facility allows for better organization and communication. By keeping the process transparent, a maintenance program can keep all staff informed and ensure their workplace meets proper standards.

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Tackling Employee Turnover
June 4, 2015 Jim Harris Sr. & Jeff Merrihew

Tackling Employee Turnover

The daily trials of coping with staff openings, while ensuring service quality compounded by the demands of recruiting and training new staff, can place a heavy strain on any organization.

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Ten Tips on Safe Floor Refinishing
June 2, 2015

Ten Tips on Safe Floor Refinishing

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