FMLink Newsletter — Maintenance and Operations — May 23, 2019

FMLink Newsletter — Maintenance and Operations — May 23, 2019

This Operations & Maintenance 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 operations and maintenance news from April 18 through May 22, 2019.


They come in peace: How robots and other technologies are changing the role of the property manager (Magazines » BOMA)
See what robotics, drones, autonomous vehicles and blockchain mean to the FM and property manager

datacolor bannerHow this school system got a full return on their flooring investment (Case Studies » Interface)
The custodial staff says their rubber flooring still holds up 12 years later

What are the top FM trends to watch for in 2019? See Sodexo’s list (Surveys and Trends)

Roofing management and maintenance (How To » BOMI International)
See why roofing fails, how to develop a good PM program, and identify common roofing problems

How to say no to the boss (Workplace Strategies » Workplace Evolutionaries)
10 tips to navigate C-suite expectations while leading strategic workplace initiatives

Science concepts for effective cleaning (Magazines » ISSA Today)
How well do you understand the science behind the cleaning your organization performs?

Workplace harassment – How to deal with the changing legal environment and the plight of those impacted (Magazines » ISSA Today)

Find out how you can make your workplace safer for women, in this report from ASSP (Products and Services » Publications)

Learn to manage rainwater harvesting safely and effectively with this US/Canadian standard (Products and Services » Publications)


Trimble PULSE Remote Expert screenshot on a smartphone, with annotations

Connect your field-service techs to remote experts through Trimble’s mobile AR tool, with real-time video, audio and spatial annotations (Products and Services » Software & Technology)

Professional Retail Store Maintenance Association (PRSM) rebrand to Connex expands retail, multi-site facilities management reach (Associations and Organizations)

Tired of bumping into doors while you’re working? Tolco doorstops grip even large commercial doors, on carpet (Products and Services » Safety and Health)

Does your landscaping need work? See which national company is giving Philadelphia’s Independence Mall a makeover (Contract Awards)

Want to encode and print color access badges on demand? You can with this new RFID label and tag printer (Products and Services » Security)

To secure your data-center server, storage or medical cabinet, Southco’s award-winning electronic swinghandle offers easy installation, status monitoring (Products and Services » Security)

See how you can keep dirt and moisture from getting into your facility with this “scraper” floor mat (Carpeting & Flooring » Products and Services)

See how your industrial maintenance team can reduce downtime and increase safety with Accruent’s CMMS/EDM data integration (Products and Services » Software & Technology)