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FOD Control Corporation’s FOD Busting Technology

FOD Control Corporation’s FOD Busting Technology

The story of the FOD Control Corporation is a tale of how 30 years of innovation in everything FOD—knowledge and awareness, innovative technologies, professional organizations devoted to FOD R&D—when coupled with creative innovation in the computer software development and e-commerce industries, combine to create some of the more interesting FOD busting technologies on the market. [...]

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FOD and the Industrial Sweeping Industry

FOD and the Industrial Sweeping Industry

The Airline Industry According to the International Air Transport Association (IATA), there are over 2,000 airlines operating worldwide and servicing every corner of the globe. Approximately 23,000 commercial aircraft are operating at any given time, taking off and landing from over 3,500 airports and transporting over 2 billion passengers to and from their destinations. In [...]

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1-800-SWEEPER and World of Asphalt

1-800-SWEEPER and World of Asphalt

Brands are judged by the partners they keep and are seen in association with. To stress 1-800-SWEEPER’s industry leading level of professionalism, 1-800-SWEEPER used the World of Asphalt tradeshow in Baltimore to reinforce their brand image. How better to make certain that this co-branding initiative received the attention it deserved other than by working with [...]

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Start Your Season Right

Start Your Season Right

Spring is here and once again we are left to deal with the road damaged cause by another brutal winter. This winter some states suffered their coldest weather in years, and that cold weather resulted in a vicious freeze thaw cycle wreaking havoc on the road, streets, bridges, and parking lots across Canada and much [...]

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Hard Work Pays Off

Hard Work Pays Off

Hard work pays off. In the case of Atlanta Sweeping Services, years of experience, ruthless focus on procedures, and lessons learned, have allowed them to become one of the most prestigious sweeping companies in the nation. “We’ve learned over the past 20 years that above everything we do, we must remember that we are a [...]

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How the Emerging Leaders Initiative Can Help Take Your Small Business to the Next Level

How the Emerging Leaders Initiative Can Help Take Your Small Business to the Next Level

If you are looking to expand and grow your small business in 2015, the SBA’s Emerging Leaders Initiative may be for you. The SBA is once again looking for small businesses to participate in our successful Emerging Leaders executive-level training program that provides the tools to help small companies sustain and grow. The Emerging Leaders [...]

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A Family’s Natural Resource

A Family’s Natural Resource

Mining for Success Debbie Jacketta grew up in the sweeping business around Salt Lake City, Utah, a state known for its natural resources. “My dad started Jacketta Sweeping in 1968 and ran it out of our home,” says Jacketta. “I grew up with sweepers in the driveway—it’s how everyone knew where I lived—and answering the [...]

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Record Snowfall Stresses Municipal Budget

Record Snowfall Stresses Municipal Budget

Winter storms dumped record amounts of snow on the northeast this season, forcing schools to close, flights to be cancelled and public transportation delays. In addition to interrupting the lives of many, the record snowfall caused many municipals to use more salt on the roads than they had budgeted. “With this salt demand, salt prices [...]

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Should I Stay or Should I Go

Should I Stay or Should I Go

When is it time to call it quits in a business that feels stagnant? This is a question that causes some people complete frustration and never really seems to receive a satisfying answer. It is also a question that comes up for most businesses at least a dozen times within the first three years of [...]

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TSS Facility Services

TSS Facility Services

If there is a company worth learning a thing or two from, it’s TSS Facility Services. In business for over 28 years, TSS is a leader in the facility maintenance industry. “The customers know we are constantly available,” says company CEO, Kenny Battiato. “Being in the service business, I think that is the key to [...]

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