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MRI Expands Global Executive Team

MRI Software has named three experienced technology leaders to key senior vice president roles in sales, services and revenue operations, and expanded company president John Ensign’s role to Executive Managing Director for North America. The software developer has also appointed Sherry Lautenbach as Senior Vice President (SVP) of North America Sales, Eric Walsh as SVP…

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Serco North America Honored for Commitment to Veterans

Serco Inc., has been recognized as a VETS Indexes 5 Star Employer in acknowledgment of its commitment to employing and supporting armed forces veterans and their families for a second consecutive year. The VETS Indexes Employer Awards are based on VETS Indexes’ survey, which evaluates employers across the following categories: Veteran job candidate recruiting and…

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PSNI Global Alliance Appoints Board of Directors for 2022

AV integrator network PSNI Global Alliance has confirmed a new Board of Directors for 2022. John Laughlin, CEO of Conference Technologies, has been elevated to the position of President, having previously served as Vice-President, and will lead the Alliance as it launches several new managed services initiatives. Kevin Groves, CEO of Alpha Video, moves from…

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Tackling Climate Change: Why Electric Boilers are in Vogue Again

02.12.2021, 19:18 Tackling Climate Change: Why Electric Boilers are in Vogue Again Robert Presser, vice-president of Montreal-based Acme Engineering Products, explains why electric stream and hot water boilers are the logical choice in the race to achieve net zero The threat of global warming and government-level commitments to the Paris Accord on Climate Change are…

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Portable Air Purifier Range Launches at ISSA Show North America

16.11.2021, 01:50 Portable Air Purifier Range Launches at ISSA Show North America The Pyure Company has announced a new line of advanced portable air purification products at the ISSA Show in Las Vegas.   Targeted at the janitorial and sanitization (Jan-San) industry, the new portable range is designed to improve indoor air quality (IAQ) and…

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Lead. Inspire. Transform.

20.10.2021, 11:38 Lead. Inspire. Transform. Multiple Autogrill employees have been named as “Fab Superstars” at an annual event organised for the travel catering sector by The Moodie Davitt Report. Organised under the theme, “Lead. Inspire. Transform.” to reflect dramatic changes faced by the sector during the Covid-19 pandemic, this year’s awards celebrate the dedication of everyday…

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WeMaintain Secures Series B Funding

29.06.2021, 10:01 WeMaintain Secures Series B Funding Paris and London based PropTech company WeMaintain has raised €30 million in Series B funding. The funding round follows the company’s acquisition of fire alarm solutions company Shokly, and allows WeMaintain to accelerate its international expansion and extend its state-of-the-art proprietary technology across the built environment.  WeMaintain’s latest…

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Delaware North Strengthens Operational Leadership

10.06.2021, 17:34 Delaware North Strengthens Operational Leadership Delaware North has announced changes to the leadership of Delaware North Sportservice, its travel division and Australian subsidiary following a realignment of its group operating structure.   All three appointees will continue to report to group chief operating officer and executive vice president, Jim Houser. James Obletz James…

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ISS North America and Genesys Works in Talent Partnership

29.03.2021, 18:37 ISS North America and Genesys Works in Talent Partnership ISS Group Chief Commercial Officer and Americas Region CEO Dan Ryan has joined the board of Genesys Works, a social enterprise that provides students from underserved communities life-changing opportunities through corporate internships. The Genesys Works program empowers high school students through skills training, meaningful…

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ISS North America Launches Diversity and Inclusion Strategy

16.03.2021, 16:56 ISS North America Launches Diversity and Inclusion Strategy ISS North America has unveiled a comprehensive strategy for better workplace inclusivity in the United States, following an extensive review by Head of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion, Eric Stallworth, who joined the group in March 2020.   Takeaways from the “ISS 2021 D&I Strategy” document,…

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One of the World’s Most Admired Companies

09.02.2021, 08:41 One of the World’s Most Admired Companies Sodexo has been named to FORTUNE’s World’s Most Admired Companies List for an 11th consecutive year. Produced by Fortune Magazine in collaboration with partner, Korn Ferry, the listing is based on a survey of corporate reputations that begins with around 1,500 candidates: the 1,000 largest U.S.…

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Supporting the Fisher House Foundation

A donations drive involving Serco, Inc, employees, and the sercoVets Employee Resource Group (ERG), has raised US $15,000 for military and veterans’ support organization, the Fisher House Foundation. The Fisher House Foundation builds homes where military and veterans’ families can stay free of charge while a loved one is in the hospital. These homes are…

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Fire Resistance in Anchor Systems

10.12.2020, 21:22 Fire Resistance in Anchor Systems Despite the welcome focus on the safety of cladding following the UK’s Grenfell Tower tragedy, Cintec North America is cautioning specifiers to consider the fire resistance of remedial anchors and reinforcements used in building renovation. In the past few years, fire has been an increasing concern when buildings…

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Dow Jones Sustainability World Index 2020

27.11.2020, 15:11 Dow Jones Sustainability World Index 2020 Ecolab and Sodexo have been named in this year’s Dow Jones Sustainability™ World Index (DJSI World), which tracks the leading sustainability-driven publicly listed companies globally. Since launching in 1999, the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices have benchmarked the world’s largest companies based on economic, environmental and social performance.…

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COVID-19 Fuels Data Center Containment Market

03.11.2020, 13:33 COVID-19 Fuels Data Center Containment Market The global data center containment solution market which is currently estimated at US $500 annually is expected to surpass US $2 billion by 2030 in response to demand created by the Covid-19 pandemic according to a new study. Shifting patterns in response to the new coronavirus will…

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Real Estate Veteran Rejoins Cushman & Wakefield

14.10.2020, 20:32 Real Estate Veteran Rejoins Cushman & Wakefield Veteran real estate counselor P. Barton DeLacy, MAI, CRE, has rejoined Cushman & Wakefield as Executive Director in Valuation & Advisory after returning to the Pacific Northwest (PNW) from Chicago. Delaney, who has run a boutique valuation consulting firm for almost a decade, will officially be…

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Removing Knotweed Safely

06.10.2020, 14:52 Removing Knotweed Safely Keith Gallacher, director of Complete Weed Control Scotland, reviews the strategies and legislation used to control Japanese Knotweed infestations on construction sites.   Construction sites throughout the UK are blighted regularly by invasive non-native weeds and other plants which, by law, must be controlled correctly, and legally, before building work…

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Rentokil Initial Announces New CFO

06.07.2020, 08:47 Rentokil Initial Announces New CFO Rentokil Initial has promoted Stuart Ingall-Tombs, CFO of its North America region, to the position of Group CFO with effect from 14 August 2020.   Ingall-Tombs who has been with the group since 2007 also previously served as CFO Europe and Group Financial Controller and Treasurer. He will receive an annual base salary of £500,000…

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Making Even More Buildings Smarter

15.06.2020, 16:48 Making Even More Buildings Smarter Siemens company J2 Innovations has unveiled entry-level building management system solution, FIN microBMS, which is targeted at OEM installers working with operators of multiple sites with small to mid-sized buildings.   The entry-level FIN-based system is a powerful simple-to-use plug-and-play solution for efficient building management that has removed…

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Carel Defies Difficult Trading Conditions

17.03.2020, 13:54 Carel Defies Difficult Trading Conditions Italian multinational control solutions manufacturer CAREL INDUSTRIES S.p.A. has reported revenue growth of 16.8 per cent and an EBITDA Margin of 19.3 per cent in its end of fiscal year 2019 accounts.   The global supplier to the HVAC-R industries and developer of humidification and evaporative cooling solutions…

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Empowering Workforces with AI and Computer Vision

25.02.2020, 11:35 Empowering Workforces with AI and Computer Vision San Francisco, California based visual intelligence platform Invisible AI has raised US $3.6 million of seed funding to support commercialization of its edge-based computer vision platform.   Led by venture capital firm 8VC, investors in the company’s initial funding round include iRobot Ventures, K9 Ventures, Sierra…

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Anchoring an Historic Toronto Concert Venue

10.02.2020, 22:34 Anchoring an Historic Toronto Concert Venue CINTEC North America has been assisting with the restoration of historic Canadian concert venue Massey Hall in downtown Toronto.   As Massey Hall marks its 125th anniversary, a century and a quarter of Canadian history has been stripped bare as part of an ambitious restoration project that…

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JLL Announces New Head of HR Americas

Raymond Hall will assume responsibility for JLL’s HR team in the Americas from Global CHRO Mary Bilbrey who has filled the position on an interim basis. Hall joins JLL from the Larry H. Miller Group of Companies where he was CHRO, and will serve as a member of JLL’s Global HR Leadership Team and Americas Executive…

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Aramark Announces New CFO

06.01.2020, 23:22 Aramark Announces New CFO Aramark has appointed Thomas Ondrof as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer with effect from 7 January. Ondrof succeeds Steve Bramlage who will assume the new role of Executive Advisor until 3 April. Formerly Chief Financial Officer for the US $23 billion foodservice distributor, Performance Food Group, Ondrof also…

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Pareto FM Partners with Women’s Coworking Network

25.11.2019, 21:18 Pareto FM Partners with Women’s Coworking Network The Wing has selected Pareto FM to provide total facilities management (TFM) services at its new UK headquarters building in Great Portland Street, London. The network of coworking and community spaces for women which was founded in 2016 opened its ninth location – and first outside…

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Ecolab Launches Industrial Water Management Platform

09.09.2019, 19:53 Ecolab Launches Industrial Water Management Platform Ecolab has launched the ECOLAB3D™ Cloud Platform which leverages predictive analytics to facilitate enterprise-scale industrial water management. Developed with support from Microsoft and Accenture to help businesses improve asset performance and reduce water use, ECOLAB3D collects data from the company’s process control and monitoring systems, automation tools and…

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Creating 500 Jobs in South Carolina

19.06.2019, 22:16 Creating 500 Jobs in South Carolina Getronics has announced it will establish a new, 32,000 sq. ft, global customer service center in Greenville County, South Carolina.   Operating with 250 analysts and support personnel initially, the center is expected to expand to 500 service desk associates, and will handle requests for support from…

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Creating 500 Jobs in South Carolina

19.06.2019, 22:16 Creating 500 Jobs in South Carolina Getronics has announced it will establish a new, 32,000 sq. ft, global customer service center in Greenville County, South Carolina.   Operating with 250 analysts and support personnel initially, the center is expected to expand to 500 service desk associates, and will handle requests for support from…

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Trialling the World’s First On-site Legionella DNA Test

09.05.2019, 19:22 Trialling the World’s First On-site Legionella DNA Test Landsec and Spartan Bioscience have unveiled plans to trial the first ever on-site Legionella DNA testing kit in the United Kingdom beginning this month. According to its manufacturer, the Spartan test provides accurate qPCR Legionella results within 45 minutes to enable building operators to take…

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Sulzer Becomes Kato Maintenance Partner

17.04.2019, 15:29 Sulzer Becomes Kato Maintenance Partner Sulzer has signed a partnership deal with Kato Engineering to provide repair and maintenance services for generators in North America and Australia. The new agreement brings local maintenance and repair services support for Kato generators in the United States and Australia through Sulzer’s extensive network of service centers,…

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Thwarting Electronic Bike Theft

15.03.2019, 16:24 Thwarting Electronic Bike Theft A track and trace security solution developed by G4S and AXA is making life difficult for thieves of electronic bicycles in the Netherlands.     The popularity of electronic bicycles (e-bikes) has seen a remarkable rise in recent years, with around 34 million e-bikes sold worldwide in 2017. China…

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