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Reach-iT opens first store in USA
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The water fed pole manufacturers of Reach-iT based in China have set up their first bricks and mortar store in the USA. Let us hope President Trump does not find out! With 90% of Reach-iT’s current window cleaning supply business coming from the US, it makes sense for Reach-iT to start a chain of stores in this geolocation. Yesterdays opening was celebrated with a party and a ceremonial ribbon cutting that included cutting through a strip of Black Diamond rubber….

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Ionic sign 10 year deal with Boeing
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Ionic Systems Ltd are pleased to announce the signing of an exclusive 10 year supply agreement with Aviall (a Boeing company) for pure water cleaning solutions for airside and aviation applications. Aviall is a leading provider of aircraft parts, supplies, chemicals, tools and materials. Aviall offers more than 2 million lines, and the inclusion of Ionic’s pure water chemical-free cleaning range promotes Aviall’s commitment toward environmentally friendly solutions. “Aviall is pleased to add Ionic Systems to…

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Ova-8 – Is it ‘OVA’ before it has started?
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Patents play a major role in window cleaning product manufacturing. It would appear that the days when a window cleaning product inventor, would design, manufacture, and supply products without seeking protection of their designs have gone. With a growing global appeal and demand for innovative window cleaning products, China has woken up to this area of the market and is supplying copies of western products. These copies with varying quality of the major brands that you…

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Black Diamond holds a record freeze on rubber prices
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This week sees the big dude at Black Diamond, Mr Casper Schjorring, announce that they are  holding the price of Black Diamond rubber this year, making it the seventh year running! Unbelievable, right? So Window Cleaning Magazine caught up with Casper to find out how this is possible and ask him where does he see Black Diamond rubber in the marketplace? With Black Diamond experiencing a steady growth, against the background of stable squeegee rubber costs to the customer,…

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Why water fed pole a Qata skyscraper?
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                      Martin Meakins is the owner of Reach and Wash in Perth, Australia. His company was established back in 2004 and although it is a Perth based business, the Company operates throughout Australia and overseas providing multi disciplined project services to a wide range of industries. Martin is also the owner of the awesome picture we used on the cover of a back issue of WCM. He spent…

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The truth about TDS maps – What’s in a number?
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Most window cleaners that use pure water and water fed pole systems will have a general understanding of how TDS works and what is involved to make that pure water. I personally live in an exceptionally hard water area and it cost me considerably more to make pure water as opposed to people who live in a Soft water areas. Recently, I decided to check out the TDS on properties in my street. I was shocked…

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Soft Wash Australia
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In the last week it has been a massive undertaking for the owner of Soft Wash Australia, Nick Hopkins, and the Australian launch of EBC. The final event coincided with the final and joint training day at Ionic Systems in Melbourne the other week. Soft Wash Australia embarked on an East Coast product launch and training program, offering an insight into the emerging soft wash industry in Australia, with events held in Queensland at the Gold Coast, Sydney…

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