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Personnel & Employee Announcements
Ecocleen Appoints Head of Systems and Compliance

Ecocleen Services Ltd. has promoted Peter David to head of systems and compliance. David has more than 25 years of experience in more

3M Improves First-Quarter Sales 9.6%

3M has reported fiscal-first-quarter sales of US$8.9 billion, up 9.6% year-on-year. Sales in the company’s health care division climbed 6.8% to $2.2 more

Growth & Acquisitions
Simplex Janitorial Acquired by Next-Gen Supply

Simplex Janitorial Supplies has been acquired by Next-Gen Supply Group Inc. The purchase expands Next-Gen’s customer portfolio and geographic footprint in more

ISSA PULIRE Clean Africa Set for 2022

The ISSA PULIRE NETWORK has announced a new trade show for the West African cleaning and custodial market—ISSA PULIRE Clean Africa. more

Health & Safety
CDC Updates Guidance for Outdoor Mask Use

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued new mask guidance for fully vaccinated people stating they can gather more

Awards & Recognitions
Forbes Finds ISSA Members Among Best for Diversity

Twelve ISSA-member companies have been named to Forbes’ 2021 Best Employers for Diversity list. In compiling the annual index of 500 companies, developed more

Growth & Acquisitions
Essity Expands in Latin America

Essity has agreed to acquire approximately 44% of the Colombian hygiene company Productos Familia S.A. The US$1.5 billion transaction increases Essity’s more

3M Announces New Sustainability Goal

3M has announced plans to reduce dependence on virgin fossil-based plastic by 125 million pounds by 2025. To achieve this new goal, more

Demand for Surface Disinfectants on the Rise

The sale of surface disinfectants has greatly increased over the last few years due to improved awareness of the importance of more

ISSA Advocacy Recap—OSHA Extends Comment Period for Hazard Communication Standard

Welcome to the ISSA Advocacy Recap, our regular roundup of the latest public policy issues impacting the cleaning industry. This week’s more