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Turner Sanitation Finds New Success Spurred on by COVID Realities

LAKE ORION, Mich. -- Darin Gross of Turner Sanitation is an entrepreneur who has spent his career finding the right companies to invest in at the right time. But when he bought a sanitation company at the beginning of 2020, he had no idea how the COVID pandemic would put him on a fast track to re-tool a business he was just beginning to learn.

Turner Sanitation is a 50-year-old family-based company based in Lake Orion, Michigan, specializing in septic tank cleaning and porta potties, and was ready to turn over operations to an entrepreneur like Gross, who saw potential beyond what Turner had successfully built over its half-century of operations. But Gross had no idea that a global pandemic was going to immediately change the way he, and the company, did business.

"Coming out of the transportation industry, I literally knew nothing about the sanitation business other than what the Turner family told me and provided me for information," said Gross. "All of a sudden we had to totally re-forecast all of our sales and equipment projections. It's been a challenge." For Gross and Turner, that challenge has turned into a 30-40% increase in revenue.

While many companies during COVID have been forced to shut down and/or lay off employees, Turner was forced to hire more drivers to serve the increasing and immediate needs of homeowners requiring their septic systems pumped because of the amount of family members forced to quarantine at homes across the area. That need replaced the sudden drop in portable toilet rentals with concerts, golf tournaments and local events being canceled.

Once Turner was able to increase its sewer pumping capabilities, seemingly half of the area decided to jump in an RV and hit local and state parks.

"It's been amazing how many RVs suddenly hit the road and headed for campsites. We've suddenly become the go-to for those parks to meet the needs of campers expecting clean, updated and additional bathroom facilities," said Gross. "County parks and their extensive DEQ regulations for wastewater, never mind increased cleaning caused by COVID, has made us very busy in an area I couldn't have ever expected, even as late as March of this year."

As for the future, Turner continues to beef up its supply of portable washing stations for businesses, executive toilets and a focus on making sure cleanliness is the number one goal for their portable rentals. And while COVID has certainly given Gross a crash course in running a sanitation company, he also feels that the experience has made Turner more nimble and ready to tackle the future.

"We're really looking forward to next year, but honestly, I can't wait to flush 2020." Fortunately for Gross and Turner Sanitation, that 'flush' has brought dividends to the company never before seen in its history.

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Inspection Tool Demand Increases Sales of ViewTech Borescopes VJ-3 Mechanical Articulating Video Borescope

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. -- As video borescopes are increasingly used as a visual inspection tool, ViewTech Borescopes VJ-3 video borescope is reputably one of the most desired tools to own. From family-owned businesses to Fortune 500 corporations, each day thousands of users rely on their VJ-3 to improve maintenance, inspection and repair processes. During August business, two of ViewTech's newest clients acquired include a corrosion management company and an equine veterinary practice.

A fire sprinkler corrosion testing, control and treatment company, located on the East Coast, reached out to ViewTech Borescopes when searching for a new remote visual inspection tool to utilize inside one of the world's most prestigious and best-known hotels. With historic and irreplaceable murals lining many of the ceilings, it was critical the video borescope they purchase be as invaluable to their inspection team.

As the experts in the prevention of corrosion, water treatment programs and management of microbiologically induced corrosion (MIC), they are now completing inspections with their VJ-3 Dual Camera 6.0mm x 8.0m. With the ability to view not only straight ahead, but also at 90 degrees, inspection times have decreased, and clearer images and videos are being documented.

While a ViewTech Borescopes VJ-3 Poly Coated video borescope was being used to perform an Equine Dynamic Respiratory Endoscopy (DRE examination), it caught the attention of a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM). After completing their veterinary internship in Ocala, Florida, the "horse capital of the world", and beginning to practice equine medicine at a Mid-Atlantic equine clinic, they made a suggestion to staff to add the VJ-3 Poly specifically for DRE exams. With ViewTech Borescopes no-cost, on-site demo program, their equine practice was able to trial the VJ-3 6.0mm x 1.5m with a polyethylene coated insertion tube. By being able to capture photos and videos while inside the animal's airway, along with the ease of disinfecting the insertion tube between uses, they have added a VJ-3 Poly video borescope as the endoscopy tool for their equine veterinary practice.

In addition to equine medicine and DRE exams, the VJ-3 Poly is an ideal inspection tool for a variety of applications, including high-purity piping, fragile or high-tolerance castings, polished components, as well as a variety of clean-room inspection applications.

VJ-3 Video Borescope

The VJ-3 mechanical articulating video borescope is a nondestructive testing (NDT) instrument used for the remote visual inspection (RVI) of machinery, equipment and components. The VJ-3 facilitates the visual recording and photo documentation of an inspection and components in areas that are otherwise inaccessible or require great effort and expense to access directly. The VJ-3 consists of two modules integrated into one system: an insertion tube with distally mounted camera/LEDs, and the base unit with control panel, LCD monitor, power source and all necessary circuitry.

About ViewTech Borescopes

ViewTech Borescopes, founded as RF System Lab in 2008, is North America's #1 seller of video borescopes. Their first product, the VJ borescope, set a new standard for portability, ergonomics and ease-of-use, with its industry-first mechanical, joystick-controlled articulation.

For more information on VJ-3 Video Borescope: https://www.viewtech.com/

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Move For Hunger and Chadwell Supply Announce Collaborative Effort to Fight Hunger Nationwide

TAMPA, Fla. -- Chadwell Supply, a trusted MRO source of maintenance supplies for multi-family properties and Move For Hunger, a national hunger relief non-profit organization, have announced a new partnership that will help provide much-needed assistance to food banks across the United States. This collaboration will enable Chadwell Supply to support Move For Hunger's food rescue programs and encourage the clients, associations, and property management companies they work with to integrate the Move For Hunger model into their moving out process for residents.

People throw away a lot of things when they move, including perfectly good food. Move For Hunger's network of more than 1,000 moving companies, more than 1,500 multi-family apartment communities, and many of the world's leading relocation management companies, volunteer to collect this unopened, non-perishable food and deliver it to their local food banks. To date, Move For Hunger's network of relocation professionals and multi-family properties has collected and delivered nearly 18 million pounds of food - providing 15 million meals - to food banks and pantries across the United States and Canada.

"Partnering with Chadwell Supply both complements and advances our mission, so this collaboration was a natural fit," explains Adam Lowy, Executive Director and Founder of Move For Hunger. "By combining the strength of our network of multi-family apartment communities and relocation companies with Chadwell Supply's network and partners within the multi-family industry, we have the ability to get a large amount of food to those who need it most."

"Chadwell Supply is excited to partner with Move For Hunger and share in both their mission and their unique service to our multi-family customers," said Pete Wheeler, Chadwell Supply's Vice President of Marketing. "This is a perfect combination of our company culture meshing with the relationships we have with our customers. We will be able to intercept food that would otherwise be tossed out and help reduce food waste while fighting hunger in our communities."

More than 37 million Americans were food insecure before the COVID-19 pandemic and it is estimated that the number could increase by 17 million this year, totaling 54 million. "As a result of the pandemic, we are facing, potentially, the greatest hunger crisis of our lifetime," continues Lowy. "Chadwell Supply understands the need is more critical than ever and is committed to helping Move For Hunger provide meals to those struggling to put food on the table."

Through the support of partners like Chadwell Supply, Move For Hunger can continue to feed more and empower more to fight for the families, children, seniors, and vulnerable communities who lack reliable access to affordable, nutritious food.

Move For Hunger is a national non-profit organization that has created a sustainable way to reduce food waste and fight hunger. We have mobilized the leaders of moving, relocation, and multi-family industries to provide their customers, clients, and residents with the opportunity to donate their food when they move. Members of Move For Hunger also organize community food drives, participate in awareness campaigns, and create employee engagement programs.

For more information, or to find out how you can host your own food drive, visit https://moveforhunger.org/.

Chadwell Supply began with three brothers determined to make good on a promise - to always value their profession, community and most of all, each other. Keeping time-honored traditions alive, the second generation now operates Chadwell Supply. The "Chadwell Family" has extended to include hundreds of employees working hard to lead the MRO industry, serve customers, and supply multi-family housing facilities from warehouses located in fourteen branches across country (and growing!). For more

information about the company, our products, and our people, visit https://www.chadwellsupply.com/.

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Florida Gators, The Libman Company Announce Multi-Year Relationship with Primary Presence During Basketball Season

GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- Florida Gators Sports Properties, on behalf of the University Athletic Association (UAA), today announced a new relationship with The Libman Company, a family-owned business that has been making quality cleaning tools since 1896.

The multi-year agreement marks a first-of-its-kind between the Gators and Libman. Concurrent with the upcoming 2020-21 collegiate athletics season, The Libman Company will own the designation of "Official Hardwood Floor Care Provider of the Florida Gators." The brand also will have a significant presence on Billy Donovan Court at Exactech Arena during basketball season.

"We're thrilled to be aligning our brand with the Florida Gators, one of the most respected athletics programs in the country," said The Libman Company President Andrew Libman. "We take pride in the quality of our products, and we know college athletics is a smart avenue for amplifying Libman's visibility."

The Gators' relationship with Libman was secured by Florida Gators Sports Properties, the locally based Learfield IMG College team, which is dedicated to UF and serves as UAA's multimedia rights and sports marketing arm.

"We're excited to have Libman join Gator Nation as 'Official Hardwood Floor Care Provider of the Florida Gators' and fans will see Libman prominently displayed during basketball season," said Lee Douglas, Florida Gators Sports Properties' general manager. "Libman is the industry leader, and we're proud to have them join the list of prestigious companies which choose to align with the Gators."

The Libman Company, the leading brand of cleaning tools, manufactures products from brooms and mops to more specialized tools for kitchen and bathroom cleaning and industrial uses. Libman has partnered with a number of NBA franchises, NCAA institutions and NCAA conferences. For more information about the Libman Company, please visit https://libman.com/.

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As Campgrounds Begin to Open in Michigan Turner is Providing Post-COVID Peace of Mind

LAKE ORION, Mich. -- As the State of Michigan begins to allow the opening of its city, county, state and private parks and camping facilities, the biggest question people are asking post-COVID is "how safe are the bathroom facilities at these parks and campgrounds?" While Turner Sanitation can't answer that question for all re-opening parks and campgrounds, it CAN answer that question for those facilities using Turner portable facilities and sanitation services. That answer is a resounding "very safe and very clean!"

Most RV parks, campgrounds and government-sponsored parks have the need for outdoor facilities for RV and boat owners, as well as hikers and anyone using a facility for one day or for weeks. It's the only option available for people who use them, outside of RV holding tanks. But with everyone concerned about the cleanliness of outdoor bathroom facilities, especially now in the midst of our COVID crisis, Turner Sanitation is going the extra mile for its customers.

"We have always cleaned portable facilities more than has been previously required, but we've doubled down on our efforts to make sure we provide the very cleanest options for our clients," said Turner Sanitation owner Darin Gross. "We are extremely familiar with the state laws on bathroom cleanliness, but we will be making more frequent visits to clean and sanitize facilities to put our clients and the public at ease."

Many parks and RV parks are re-opening on a staggered basis because of the work that's needed to bring its facilities up to a post-COVID level. Cleaner bathrooms will also encourage people to come back to the parks and campgrounds, with some potential visitors concerned about the continued spreading of COVID. But for weeks now, Turner Sanitation has been sanitizing park and RV facilities enabling them to open quicker and give visitors peace of mind. "Our services have really put RV Park owners and those running government parks more at ease," said Gross. "If the openings aren't done properly and not meeting state guidelines, they can be heavily fined. That's where we come in."

Turner has been providing portable bathroom facilities in Michigan and has been called upon to clean RV park and campground facilities for more than 40 years.

To inquire about how you can benefit from Turner Sanitation's experience, call 248-693-0998 or go to https://turnersanitationlo.com/.

Turner Sanitation, 1149 Rhodes Road, Lake Orion, MI 48361.

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Washing Stations, Septic Services a Priority for Homes and Businesses Entering Michigan’s New Normal

LAKE ORION, Mich. -- As Michigan envisions a day soon when coming out of the COVID-19 crisis means seeking normal in a climate that is anything but, there will be a number of services and businesses in very high demand. But the crisis has thrust to the forefront some companies, like Turner Sanitation, whose role in our communities have been enhanced by the needs we'll have in Michigan's new normal.

"Sanitation is going to be a very big thing coming out of this. I think this state is going to be asking not only how are we going to stay clean but will allow us to come up with new protocols," said Turner Sanitation owner and entrepreneur Darin Gross, who purchased the family-owned company in January. "What we offer now is EPA environmentally-and solutions on a very high level."

Two of the demands coming out of the COVID-19 pandemic has already meant Turner Sanitation is trying to fast track new hand washing stations, because the entirety of Turner's inventory has been rented by Amazon in Shelby Township.

Another of Turner's offerings, septic services, are already seeing a large increase in home visits after months of families being home together during the state's stay-at-home order. The company has made numerous emergency service visits to fix potentially limit-pushing home septic tanks, which were not built for the amount of use they've seen.

The company's best-known offering, portable restrooms, is also expected to see increased demand because of Turner Sanitation's dedication to their cleanliness.

"I heard a lot of companies don't clean enough. That's certainly not our issue," said Gross. "I can definitely see, however, an increase in how many times per week we will be replenishing hand washing liquid and cleaning the facilities, probably two or three times more than we have in the past." As for reluctance by some to use portable facilities post-COVID-19, Gross says when it comes to locations Turner places its restrooms, people don't really have a choice such at places like outdoor events, festivals and recreational parks.

"We're a company with a great reputation and have employees who have been here for more than 20 years," said Gross. "I'm very proud to have the quality of people here at Turner and am confident we will continue to provide the high-quality services needed by our community."

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Turner Sanitation
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313-363-1075

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Bridge Point Clean Affiliate Receives High Praise for Providing Delaware Health Facilities with Our Professional Disinfection Services to Combat Covid-19

NEW YORK CITY, N.Y. -- Bridge Point Clean, a professional disinfection services and products company, today announced they have received strong praise for their successful disinfection service on Delaware Psychiatric Center of Delaware Health and Social Services.

"The Hospital was very impressed with the services rendered and continued to use the services until we were COVID-19 free," said Y. Brook Tillman, the Director of Delaware Psychiatric Center. "Our partnership was amazing, open and supportive. Your employees were professional, punctual and thorough. Also, the reviews we received from our staff were of high praise and we so appreciate you keeping our work environment clean and fresh as our patients recovered. You will come first in our mind for cleaning services in the future and we appreciate how kind you were to our staff and clients on the Civilian and Prison facilities at the Department of Health and Social Services."

Bride Point Clean strictly follows the guidelines provided by the states, CDC, and FDA. Our team is fully trained and prepared to provide exceptional disinfection services during this unprecedented time. With years of experience, we will go beyond the scope of work that regular janitorial services typically offer to help ensure a safe working environment.

About Bridge Point Clean

Bridge Point Clean and its partners, National Restoration and GClean, provides customers with professional disinfection services and supplies. Recognized by US military, EMS providers, Police, and Fire Departments across the country, our fogging professionals leverage eco-friendly and non-flammable formulas certified by the EPA and CDC to kill coronavirus and other germs with exceptional efficacy. Additionally, our hand and surface sanitizers are the only alcohol-based (FDA-recommended 75% isopropyl) and non-flammable disinfectants on the market.

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Executive Commercial Cleaning continues to keep Orlando, FL safe amidst Covid-19 threat

ORLANDO, Fla. -- Executive Commercial Cleaning has again reiterated their goal of keeping the people and businesses in and around Orlando, Florida safe with the use of the latest cleaning techniques and disinfecting process, particularly with the emergence of the coronavirus. Over the years, Executive Commercial Cleaning has constantly demonstrated their dedication to ensuring the safety and hygiene of clients across Orlando and surrounding areas.

Covid-19, otherwise known as the coronavirus, has hit the world significantly, affecting practically all sectors of the United States and other parts of the world. The virus is quite similar to other upper-respiratory infections, with symptoms such as sneezing, runny nose, cough, sore throat, exacerbated asthma, and even fever. Due to the similarity of the virus with other infections, it is often difficult for patients to ascertain if they have the virus or not. While no vaccine or cure has been developed for the virus, several prevention methods have been prescribed. The methods include washing the hands thoroughly with soap and water or an alcohol-based sanitizer, keeping the hands and fingers away from the face, getting plenty rest, and staying away from infected people.

The importance of cleanliness and the use of the appropriate cleaning methods and chemicals to ensure the prevention of the virus cannot be overemphasized. This is where Executive Commercial Cleaning has been of great help to the people of Orlando, Florida.

The company has been providing deep cleaning for hundreds of local Business in Orlando, FL and surrounding areas since the outbreak of the coronavirus, using the highest grade of hospital disinfectants. Clients of the business also enjoy a routine weekly cleaning regime from a professional cleaning company, ultimately preventing viruses and common illnesses in the work place and at home.

In a similar vein, the cleaning solutions provider has incorporated the Clorox total 360 cleaning system, ensuring that clients benefit from the latest cleaning techniques. Ranked #1 in quality-based cleaning providing commercial cleaning, office cleaning & janitorial services in Orlando, FL and all of central Florida, Executive Commercial Cleaning serves different categories of businesses and facilities in the area.

For more information about Executive Commercial Cleaning and the solutions offered, please visit - https://www.executivecleaningfl.com/

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Capital Industries Shares the Top Reasons to Coat Industrial Floors

MATTITUCK, N.J. -- Capital Industries, a leading non-slip floor coating manufacturer, works with industrial companies on selecting the right floor coating. After years of impact and daily use, floor coatings can wear down. Without the protective coating, industrial floors are easily damaged by foot and vehicle traffic.

Deteriorating floors can lead to workplace accidents and reduce productivity. By coating or recoating industrial floors, there are many advantages available with epoxy.

1. Safety

Preserve the safety of industrial locations by adding a non-slip epoxy floor coating. KwikBond's Retrax is unique because it is not only non-slip, but also provides traction when oil, grease, water, and ice spills on it. It is also USDA approved for meat and poultry plants.

2. Durable

Industrial warehouses see a lot of vehicle traffic from forklifts from day in and day out. Having a tough coating is essential to last against the frequent use. KwikBond's Repox FC is an advanced formula coating system that provides an extended life for heavy traffic applications.

3. Strong Adhesive

Having an excellent bond to concrete is important. With Repox-HB, it bonds to not only concrete, but also block, steel, wood and almost any other sound surface. This industrial floor coating is best used in areas where floors need to be washed.

KwikBond's Retrax bonds to concrete and almost any other surface, including metal, wood, terrazzo, tile, and slate. It has a high bonding action that can also provide durability over time.

Uses for Floor Coating

Using epoxy provides a high strength, durable, and stable coating for industrial floors.

Uses include:
* Steps
* Ramps
* Exits
* Catwalks
* Fire stairs
* Processing areas
* Entranceways
* Equipment
* Loading docks
* Marine docks
* Flat beds

Find our more information about KwikBond's industrial floor coating products by calling (631) 298-6300 or visiting http://www.kwikbond.com/.

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Capital Industries, Inc. is a leading supplier of commercial and industrial concrete repair products. For over 30 years, we have proudly serviced contractors, factories, warehouses and distribution centers for industrial, institutional and commercial customers. We carry a full range of concrete repair materials, including those specifically designed for low temperature areas such as freezers and coolers. Our floor repair products are rapid hardening, allowing you to reopen repaired areas with minimal downtime. All of our products are designed to be used by in-house maintenance personnel and come with an ironclad 100% guarantee of satisfaction.

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ACE Home Services Providing Support for Urban Farm Program at St. Vincent De Paul’s 2019 Fall Festival

PHOENIX, Ariz. -- It's the second edition of the Urban Farm Program at St. Vincent de Paul's 2019 Fall Festival. ACE Home Services will be providing resources, supplies, and other benefits for the less fortunate in the society.

ACE Home Services is a top HVAC and Plumbing company servicing the Phoenix Metro area. For years since it was founded, they have provided homes with quality AC and Heating facility maintenance, equipment installation, and repair, ensuring smooth operation in homes.

As part of their Corporate Social Responsibility and intervention, the company announced they will be providing support to the Urban Farm Program at St. Vincent de Paul's 2019 Fall Festival on their Human Services Campus. The event will be taking place Friday, September 20, 2019 11 a.m. - 1 p.m., at 1075 W Jackson St., Phoenix, AZ 85007.

The goal of the festival is to engage less fortunate people in society to have access to resources related to wellness, urban farming, health, and connections to end their homelessness.

This is the 2nd annual Fall Festival/Wellness Fair by Urban Farm Program and ACE Home Services is proud to be participating once again. In last year's event, the company had over 30 volunteers who helped with farm maintenance, feeding the homeless, and providing support to staff.

For the event of this year, they promise to do even better. Plans have already been put in place to provide more resources, materials, and relief items to help make the life of the people better. They will be handing out backpacks that may help individuals experiencing homelessness and are looking for help on the campus. These backpacks will include items such as aluminum water bottles, cooling towels and cooling bags for food.

In addition to the backpacks, ACE Home Services will also be holding an internal sock drive for the event. It is their hope that these socks will provide comfort to those who deserve it, especially during the coming harsh weather conditions.

ACE Home Services is providing this support as part of their desire to see a better society with more happy people. They're not just about serving customers but also about showing humanity and kindness and accessing the energy in sacrifice and giving.

About ACE Home Services:

ACE Home Services is an HVAC and plumbing services providing support for businesses and homes in more than 28 cities. They offer air-conditioning installation, maintenance and repair, heating equipment placement, bathroom remodeling, water softeners and heaters, water leak protection, heating replacement, and so on. They are fast, efficient, reliable, experienced, highly reliable, and they always put the customers first in all they do.

For more information, please visit their website - https://acehomeaz.com/about-us/.

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ACE Home Services
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480-234-6602

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