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robot automation
October 2, 2019 Amy W. Richardson

The Robots Are Coming … Are You Letting Them In?

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

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green sustainable
September 9, 2019 Stephen Ashkin

Change for Good, Change for Growth

Major segments of the professional cleaning industry have become stronger and more successful by addressing climate change and adjusting their business operations to focus more on sustainability.

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big data lock electronic
September 8, 2019 Kathleen Misovic

Big Data

Many facility service providers are relying on data provided by sensor and software technology to help them run more efficiently. It is important to invest in the IoT solution that can best support one’s unique business challenges.

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​The Right Answer to Restaurants' Food Labeling Needs
October 11, 2019 Sponsored by DayMark

​The Right Answer to Restaurants' Food Labeling Needs

Imagine, for a moment, a back-of-house automation solution that addresses everything from labeling to training and that can be accessed most anywhere in the world.

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Adding the Value to Clean
October 6, 2016 Judy Gillies

Adding the Value to Clean

Today’s facility managers are under constant pressure to defend the importance of a clean and safe environment, while cutting budgets to satisfy those looking only at their bottom line.

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Disinfecting robot
August 24, 2016 Nicole Bowman

The Benefits of UV Technology

It can move on its own just like a robot and kills microbes by simply shining a light, sometimes disinfecting an entire hospital room in just eight minutes.

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The Ins and Outs of On-site Generation
July 11, 2016 Nicole Bowman

The Ins and Outs of On-site Generation

As new on-site generation technologies emerge that also claim to have disinfecting properties, the old standby of EPA registration isn’t always cut and dry.

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Paving the Way for Product Mapping
June 6, 2016 Tobi Colbert

Paving the Way for Product Mapping

For the small mom-and-pop cleaning contractor, cleaning supply costs may be a minor concern. Of course, everyone wants to get the best product at the best price, but in many cases, supplies may be a small cost compared to the overall business operation.

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Technology Steals the Show
June 2, 2016 William R. Griffin

Technology Steals the Show

The world’s largest cleaning show was recently held in Amsterdam, Netherlands. In case you missed it, here’s a review of some of the highlights.

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Disrupt Your Janitorial Business
June 1, 2016 Judy Gillies

Disrupt Your Janitorial Business

There are already disruptions happening in the janitorial industry, and if you aren’t aware of them, much less using them to your advantage, you will be left behind.

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Creating Effective Client Surveys
May 25, 2016 Caden Hutchens

Creating Effective Client Surveys

How can client surveys be used more effectively by BSCs than for the sole purpose of gathering “good-to-know” feedback? Here are a few pointers to help your business get the most out of them.

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Making Recycling More Effective
May 20, 2016 Stephen Ashkin

Making Recycling More Effective

Just because recycling is the granddaddy of the green and sustainability movement doesn't mean there isn't still plenty of room for improvement.

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Onsite Generation of Cleaning Solutions
May 2, 2016 Allen Rathey

Onsite Generation of Cleaning Solutions

Water is a very common substance; it’s virtually everywhere, and without it, we would not have anything to drink, or even a way to clean.

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Cleaning Connectivity: Floor Care Focus
April 28, 2016 Kelly Zimmerman

Cleaning Connectivity: Floor Care Focus

Developments in floor care technology are not only helping facility managers and building service contractors keep better track of their equipment, but how their cleaning crews are using it and what to do as soon as a problem arises.

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Driving Growth with Disruptive Innovation
February 1, 2016 Jim Harris Sr.

Driving Growth with Disruptive Innovation

Continuous improvement yields incremental progress, which is critical to sustaining high performance. Breakthrough improvement, especially in a cleaning operation, requires a complete modification or change.

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Investing In Your Company
January 25, 2016 Joel Craddock

Investing In Your Company

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