Articles by tag: Cleaning

Perfect Clean: Clean Matters

From the first in-person APIC Annual Conference in three years, Karl Baker, Senior VP of Sales and Marketing at Perfect Clean, recognized how vital in-person interactions are to collaboration Read more


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Biden Nears Win as Japan, Dutch Back China Chip Controls
January 29, 2023

For more on the West’s race to implement China chip controls, read Bloomberg’s explainer on the computer chip “arms race.” (Bloomberg) — Japan and the Netherlands are poised to join the US in limiting China’s access to advanced semiconductor machinery, forging a powerful alliance that will undercut Beijing’s ambitions to build its own domestic […]

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NYSE Mayhem Traced to a Staffer Who Left a Backup System Running
January 28, 2023

(Bloomberg) — More than 700 miles from Wall Street, the New York Stock Exchange’s backup data center on Cermak Road in Chicago is supposed to safeguard US markets, standing by at all hours in case disaster ever strikes the world’s largest venue for trading shares. When markets are closed, it participates in a well-worn routine, […]

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California Storms Have Farmers Rushing to Avoid Crop Shortfall
January 28, 2023

(Bloomberg) — California farmers are facing costly damages from weeks of severe California storms that may trigger more expensive US fruits and vegetables in a time of massive food inflation. “The numbers are going to be somewhere in the hundreds of millions and perhaps in the billions,” Dave Puglia, head of the trade group Western […]

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Perfect Clean: Clean Matters
July 20, 2022

From the first in-person APIC Annual Conference in three years, Karl Baker, Senior VP of Sales and Marketing at Perfect Clean, recognized how vital in-person interactions are to collaboration and networking. “Networking in person, which hasn’t been possible in the virtual forums,” explained Baker. In the event’s 50th year, Lurlie Moro, SE Regional Manager of […]

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The Science, Application, and Verification of UV-C Disinfection Systems
April 15, 2022

In this podcast episode of Making the Invisible Visible from Intellego Technologies, host Wendy Brady-Walling joins Steve Reinecke in a conversation about new applications with UV-C technology. In the healthcare environment, touchscreens, tablets, keyboards, and other sophisticated monitoring equipment have helped advance the quality of patient care. However, these same high-touch objects can risk spreading […]

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Getting Technetical with Technetics: How and Why is Semiconductor Manufacturing Changing?
February 23, 2022

Technology advances continue to snowball, it doesn’t appear progress will slow anytime soon. Angus McFadden, Semiconductor Technology Manager at Technetics, joined Host Tyler Kern explain how semiconductor manufacturing is evolving. McFadden heads discovery for emerging and new technologies at Technetics, working with other companies under a semiconductor initiative. McFadden has seen shrinking line width […]

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Will Safety Concerns Speed Up Automation of Window Cleaning Services?
August 23, 2021

The workers who lead the precarious industry of window-washing are pushing back against low wages and poor safety conditions in Minneapolis, now on strike since mid-August. The demands include not only higher pay and more guarantees around their safety while on the job, but also specific training around how to perform their jobs during COVID’s […]

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How Can You Ensure Long Term Safety and Hygiene in Your Facility?
July 29, 2021

The world stepped up its attention to health, wellness and hygiene in response to the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic. However, even with reopening progressing, expectations surrounding cleanliness and safety remain higher than ever before. That means that, particularly in high-touch spaces like schools and daycares and among workers coming into close contact, facilities need […]

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P&G Cleaning Products Boom as COVID Sanitization Continues
January 28, 2021

Many industries are more optimistic about their sales going into 2021, and it looks like this is panning out for the broader sanitization and cleaning products market. In particular, one company is feeling the boost to its bottom line, as reporting out of Reuters asserts that Procter & Gamble, with a wide array of […]

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Bringing a New Standard of Clean to Travel
November 19, 2020

In today’s podcast, I got to speak with Gonzalo Escorial, Global Key Account Manager in Travel and Tourism for SGS. SGS has been around for nearly 140 years, specializing in inspection, verification, testing and certification across many fields. This year, the company launched its Cleaning and Disinfection Verification Service, designed to bring a new level […]

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Toxic Cleaners Are Being Misused and Overused During the COVID Pandemic
October 29, 2020

Never before has American society paid as much attention to cleaning products and hygiene as it is now. Yet, even in this heightened moment of hygiene, John Shanahan, President and CEO of Ionogen, said we’re still not doing even close to enough research about the products being used – and often overused – during […]

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How Robotics Are Creating Synergy Between Employees and Technology
October 5, 2020

Phil Duffy, Vice President, Product, Program and UX Design for Brain Corp, joined host Daniel Litwin to tackle a broad, yet critical topic in today’s automated world – how robotics are building new bridges between employees and technology. Brain Corp builds the software for autonomous mobile robots, or AMRS, used by retailers and grocery […]

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