For Your Information – June 2015
IICRC NEWS and UPDATES
When the rain stops and flood waters retreat, is your firm ready to handle the influx of calls? With summer storm season nearly upon us, make sure your technicians are up-to-date in their relevant certifications. To locate an IICRC-certified school or course in your area, visit www.IICRC.org/Education-Certification.
The International Inspection, Cleaning & Restoration Council of Associations (IICRCA) is sponsoring a scholarship program for all IICRC Certified Firms.
Certified Firms can apply for a scholarship to attend an IICRC-certified class or approved industry event. The scholarship is good for up to $200 or halfthe tuition/ registration costs of an IICRC-certified course. For example, if the class is $400 or more, you will receive the full $200 scholarship; if the class is $300, you will receive $150.
For more details on the Certified Firm scholarship, guidelines and application, visit: www.IICRCA.org/Scholarship.
Interlink acquires distributor
SALT LAKE CITY — Bridgewater LLC/Interlink Supply recently acquired Millennium Supply, a well-known Houston-area industry supply distribution company.
Millennium Supply, which has been an Interlink Supply affiliate since 2004, distributes disaster, restoration and cleaning supplies.
“The Millennium Supply team has done an excellent job servicing contractors in the greater Houston market. We are excited to partner with them and most importantly provide them a broader product and service offering to help meet their customers’ needs,” Steven Jaffe, EVP of business development for Bridgewater said.
"They share our mission for providing customers with the best products and service in the industry, and we look forward to continuing this tradition,” Bridgewater VP of Retail Sales Tom Porter added.
More Floods holds sales meeting
LENEXA, KS — More Floods held its More Floods Sales Meeting 2015, the seventh recurrence of the event, on March 25 through 28.
The event brought together more than 160 attendees, made up of More Floods members and vendors, who offer special promotions, pricing or services to members.
“The meeting offers our members three and a half days full of information, trainings, industry trends, marketing tips and a number of social networking events for them to get to know one another,” the company said.
Magic Wand expands to East Coast
RENO, NV — Magic Wand Company recently opened its newest location in Rahway, NJ.
The New Jersey location will service locals in New York and Northern New Jersey, as well as serve as a hub for East Coast distribution. One-day ground shipping for most of the Magic Wand Company’s East Coast customers thanks to the new regional distribution hub in New Jersey.
Magic Wand Company offers its customers a wide selection of carpet cleaning and restoration products, equipment and supplies as well as industry classes.
Bullen names regional sales manager
FOLCROFT, PA — The Bullen Companies recently expanded its sales team, naming Max Johnson as the company's Midwest regional sales manager.
Johnson joins Bullen with 25 years of experience in driving sales and marketing within the Jan/San industry.
"Max Johnson has a high level of integrity and an exceptional reputation of developing healthcare, education and industrial market channels," the company said. "[He] will be instrumental in educating and training our distributor partners and clients."
At Bullen, Johnson will oversee and develop new opportunities for Midwest expansion in the company's distributor network.