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Acworth, GA – Americo Manufacturing Co., Inc., a leading manufacturer of floor pads, floor mats and cleaning accessories, launched a new logo during the International Sanitary Supply Association’s annual cleaning show held in Chicago in October 2012.

Tornado's cylindrical brush automatic scrubbers are designed for environmental sustainability. These units conserve natural resources including water, solution and source materials, and also operate at a whisper-quiet 67 dB, which is perfect for use in noise-sensitive facilities such as hospitals, schools, libraries, restaurants, retail shops, and more. Cylindrical brush technology delivers low moisture deep scrubbing through concentrated brush speeds of 1300 RPM — over six times higher than the speed of comparable rotary brush automatic scrubbers. Cylindrical brushes also provide 4-6 times more contact pressure than rotary brush scrubbing, handling any flat floor surface with ease, as well as structured surfaces such as quarry tile, paver bricks, and raised rubber disc flooring.

Firing people is one of a manager’s least favorite duties. However, keeping bad employees on staff can literally infect the whole business with bad vibes, so it’s best to fire people sooner rather than later. Here are three types of employee you should let go right away.

Firing people is one of a manager’s least favorite duties. However, keeping bad employees on staff can literally infect the whole business with bad vibes, so it’s best to fire people sooner rather than later. Here are three types of employee you should let go right away.

Love it or hate it, traveling is a big part of doing business these days. In this NYT’s blog post, travel veteran and small business owner Tom Szaky shares 10 ways to keep your stress to a minimum when on the road.

Historically, hiring good employees has been one of the most challenging aspects of running a small business. Here are seven ways small business owners can improve their hiring practices and find employees that will bring long-term value to the company.

ISSA, the worldwide cleaning industry association, just announced at its North American ISSA/Interclean trade show that Pacific Maintenance Company (PMC) has certified to the ISSA Cleaning Industry Management Standard (CIMS) and CIMS-Green Building (CIMS-GB) criteria, with Honors. PMC is a Santa Clara-based company that provides facilities maintenance services throughout the United States.

Excel Dryer, Inc. announced today that its best-selling XLERATOR® high-speed, energy-efficient hand dryer is now available with a certified HEPA Filtration System.

“BSCAI has afforded me many opportunities. From networking with industry professionals to mentoring new members, it has given me so much more than I could ever give back. Personally, it has allowed me to manage...

In addition to the ExpressTime Online time-management system, ExpressTime Solutions also produces ExpressInspections, a web-based program that allows BSCs to perform facility inspections using any mobile device with internet access.

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