FMLink Newsletter — Maintenance and Operations — February 2, 2017

FMLink Newsletter — Maintenance and Operations — February 2, 2017

This Maintenance & Operations newsletter is one of a series of five specialized newsletters, supplementing our weekly general newsletter (sent on Mondays). For each of five weeks you will receive a different specialized newsletter on Thursdays or Fridays, focusing on a different FM-related area. To manage which ones you receive, click on the link below.

This newsletter covers maintenance and operations news from December 29, 2016 through February 7, 2017.


Global drone services market set to soar, finds MarketsandMarkets (Surveys)

Flu and cold prevention tips for cleaning professionals offered by Clorox Professional (Products and Services » Publications)

XLERATOR hand dryer reduces waste and maintenance costs for Longmeadow High School (Case Studies » Excel Dryer, Inc.)
State-of-the-art high school sends green message to students and saves 96% over paper towels with the XLERATOR

The Color of Money (Magazines » ISSA Today)
Can the “personality color” of your boss or client can lead to a successful business relationship?

Orkin releases new Top 50 Bed Bug Cities list (Surveys)

Intel predicts smart building trends for 2017 (Surveys)

Reducing emissions of volatile organic compounds (VOCs) from building materials (Sustainability » Linnean Solutions)

Outsourcing sector to grow by 6% annually, finds Cushman & Wakefield (Surveys)

Crafting alliances: Enabling better CEO decisions in real estate and workplace strategy (Workplace Strategies » WORKPLACE MANAGEMENT SOLUTIONS)

Whole Building Design Guide updated, expanded (Products and Services » Publications)

AFFLINK offers tips on what to do when the supplier slips up (Products and Services » Publications)

BIM Guide gives owners guidance for effective project management (Products and Services » Publications)

New ASTM standard to help drone operators evaluate for operational risk (Products and Services » Publications)

ISSA restores Cleanfax cleaning and restoration publications (Associations and Organizations)

NPMA explains how Zika virus-carrying mosquitoes overwinter (Developments » Other Developments)

PRSM releases energy benchmarking initiative study (Surveys)


Refugee cleaning a table

ISS Netherlands joins partnership to strengthen integration, employment of refugees (Developments » Corporate and Organization)

Eagle Eye Networks implements two-factor authentication for VMS (Products and Services » Security)

Soldier Field upgrades security system with Axis IP network video cameras (Contract Awards)

ISS wins cleaning, catering services contracts in Israel, Mexico, Norway (Contract Awards)

Cascades PRO forecasts 2017 trends in paper tissue, towel industry (Surveys)

Diversey Care’s newest TASKI auto scrubbers fight heavy foot traffic (Products and Services » Carpeting and Flooring)

High growth expected in global physical security information management (PSIM) software market (Surveys)

Tork stainless steel washroom upgrade solutions simplify restroom renovations (Products and Services » Other)

Vicon launches next-gen video management software (Products and Services » Security)

Penn State upgrades security with integrated solution from Tyco Security Products (Contract Awards)

UpKeep Maintenance Management CMMS software startup redesigns Web application (Products and Services » Software)

Geovision RFID long-range reader provides professional parking management (Products and Services » Security)

FLIR launches five smaller, more powerful thermal imaging cameras (Products and Services » Energy)

Facility Engineering Associates acquires security consulting firm RETA Security (Developments » Corporate and Organization)

PRSM Association helps retailers control refrigeration costs, keep their cool (Products and Services » Publications)

Kennedy Space Center chooses Polaris GEM electric vehicles for security, FM, landscaping (Contract Awards)

HID Global enables identity and access management for physical, IT Security (Products and Services » Security)

U.S. industrial market keeps up record pace in 2016, reports Cushman & Wakefield (Surveys)