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January 29, 2019

Fabrice Barthélemy appointed chief executive officer of Tarkett

In January, Tarkett’s Supervisory Board appointed Fabrice Barthélemy as Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Management Board. Barthélemy, 50, has been a member of Tarkett’s […]
January 29, 2019

2018 construction starts ‘healthy,’ but ‘slower rate of growth’ that is ‘close to peak’

New construction starts in December fell 10 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $708.9 billion, continuing to retreat after November’s 7 percent slide, according […]
January 29, 2019

Patcraft’s newest LVT, Creative Code, offers lively abstract pattern

Patcraft, a leading provider of commercial flooring solutions, has launched its latest resilient collection, Creative Code.  Available in 12” x 24” tiles and 15 refined colorways, […]
January 29, 2019

USGBC launches LEED v4.1 for new construction, interior spaces

The U.S. Green Building Council opened in January its newest version of the LEED green building program. LEED v4.1 is for registration for both new construction projects […]
January 24, 2019

IFMA releases 2018 benchmark report for facility management

The International Facility Management Association has released the latest product of its FM Research and Benchmarking Institute (RBI), the 2018 Operations and Maintenance: Qualitative Analysis Benchmarking […]
January 24, 2019

RB and Diversey create strategic alliance in North American market

RB (formerly known as Reckitt Benckiser), global producer of popular consumer health, hygiene and home products, and Diversey Inc, provider of efficient cleaning and hygiene technologies, […]
January 24, 2019

IFMA joins forces with ISSA Show Canada

The International Facility Management Association is joining forces with ISSA, the worldwide cleaning association, and MediaEdge Communications to support a new trade show and conference for […]
January 17, 2019

Daikin trains, seeks next generation of workers at AHR Expo

At the AHR Expo 2019, Daikin hosted engineering and technical trade students to discuss careers in an industry primed for change over the next decade. “Digital […]
January 8, 2019

Dodge Momentum Index moves lower in December

The Dodge Momentum Index fell 4.9 percent in December to 151.9 (2000=100) from the revised November reading of 159.7. The Momentum Index, issued by Dodge Data & […]