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Man Using Bed Bugs As An Excuse To Burglarize Homes

In Brooklyn, there is a man claiming to be an exterminator going from house to house convincing residents to evacuate their homes for a few hours to do a routine bed bug spray. Most of the residents didn’t even have bed bugs but the man claimed he was sent by the co-op to do a preventative spray.

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ARTA holds cleanshow breakfast

You are invited to participate in an ARTA tradition at Clean — The ARTA Breakfast. This year, our breakfast will be held on June 7 from 6:30 a.m. to 8 a.m. in Room N230 of the Las Vegas Convention Center. We hope you will stop by and enjoy a hot breakfast before attending Clean education sessions or entering the show floor.

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Lavatec Laundry Technology, Inc. hires Wesley Kelley

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Lavatec Laundry Technology, Inc. hires Wesley Kelley as Regional Sales Manager

Beacon Falls, CT- Wesley Kelley has joined the sales and marketing division of Lavatec Laundry Technology, Inc. He comes to Lavatec with 20 years of experience in the laundry industry and a vast array of talents. He has provided sales, marketing, laundry design, and project management for a wide array of customers and territories.

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P&G Looks to Franchise Tide Dry Cleaning

The world’s largest consumer products company attached its branding to car washes three years ago. Now it wants to open hundreds of franchised Tide Dry Cleaners

Procter & Gamble, long dominant in detergents to wash clothes, wants to dry clean them, too. The world’s largest consumer products company plans to roll out franchised Tide Dry Cleaners across America. Some franchising vets say the strategy could be a hit. Andrew Cherng, founder of Panda

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Woman Laundry Worker Seriously injured

A woman loading towels into an industrial steamer at the dry cleaners she worked at was crushed when her scarf became caught in the machine.

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Clean 2011 Attendees Can Plan Time with Online Tools

Planning ahead to maximize their time is easy for attendees of the Clean 2011 show at the Las Vegas Convention Center June 6-9 using tools on the show’s website: www.cleanshow.com.

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Gurtler adds three new managers

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In the recent acquisition of Aurora Chem East, Gurtler Industries, Inc., has added Scott Scruggs as Manager of Market Development.  Scruggs, a Florida native, grew up in the laundry industry; his father worked for National Linen for over 45 years as a Manager and Scott started his career with them in 1975.

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Textile magnate, philanthropist Roger Milliken has died at age 95

Roger Milliken‘s epitaph will simply read, “Builder.”

The textile magnate, lifelong philanthropist and community leader died Thursday at the age of 95, surrounded by his children and grandchildren at Spartanburg Regional Hospice Home. But not before building a lasting legacy.

Through his business empire, his funding of local education, his politics and his proliferation of the hobbies that gave him enjoyment, Milliken arguably did more to shape Spartanburg during the last half of the 20th century than any other individual.

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ARTA Announces New Board Member Scott Delin

ARTA has announced its 2011 Board of Directors. Three elected board positions were approved for renewal by members: Directors Mike Dineen, Brendan O’Neill and Bill Moyer have agreed to serve on the board through the end of 2011.

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