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from APEX Surface Care and the flooring maintenance industry

Coronavirus Statement (updated 3/16)

Feb 5, 2020

In response to the recent global attention focused on the new coronavirus from China (2019-nCoV), APEX Surface Care and its family of brands, Corporate Floors and Texas Carpet Recycling, would like to reassure our clients that the product used in our infection control services is consistent with the Environmental Protection…

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Perspectives from an FM Innovator: Austin Sanders, CPMM, FMA

Nov 26, 2019

I First met Austin Sanders 20 years ago when he worked at Sprint as a facility manager. Over the years, our paths have continued to cross as we’ve worked together on various accounts.  Austin brings a unique perspective to facilities management. He has worked both as an in-house FM (as…

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APEX Surface Care Names JR Galicha VP Operations for Western Region

Nov 25, 2019

(November, 2019 – Dallas, Texas) – APEX Surface Care, a national provider of commercial surface care solutions, has named JR Galicha as Vice President of Operations for its Western Region. JR brings nearly two decades of industry experience in successfully growing the operational infrastructure of companies in the commercial specialty…

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APEX Surface Care Names VP Sales for Northern California

Nov 19, 2019

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE APEX Surface Care Names VP Sales for Northern California (November, 2019 – Dallas, Texas) – APEX Surface Care, a national provider of commercial surface care solutions, has named Roxanne Bell to lead sales for its Northern California region. Roxanne brings more than 20 years of experience in…

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Keep Your Employees Happy by Keeping Your Facility Healthy

Nov 13, 2019

There’s a lot of advice out there about how to improve employee retention. Allow flexible work schedules, experts say. Provide opportunities for advancement. Offer a competitive salary and benefits package. Establish a positive workplace culture. These are all great ways to entice your top performers to stay with your company.…

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Innovating in Facilities Management

Oct 15, 2019

As someone who is passionate about applying innovative solutions to my flooring businesses, I’m always intrigued to hear other innovators’ stories. I want to introduce you to the subject of one of those stories: Justin Pollard. At just 36 years old, Justin is changing the face of facilities management for…

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Where are All the Women in Facilities Management? (Hint: look where leaders gather).

Sep 10, 2019

Did you know that, even today in our culturally diverse world, men outnumber women by a staggering nine to one in facilities management leadership roles? That’s according to a 2017 study by the College and University Professional Association for Human Resources. Women are gradually increasing their presence in leadership roles…

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In Customer Service, it’s not always sunshine and rainbows …when it’s time to be open and real

Aug 15, 2019

As the owner of a service company that performs thousands of complex, interior floor and surface care projects each year across North America, I’m immensely proud of the team we have, and the client’s we represent.  We are passionate about doing the right things, are resilient and resourceful and approach…

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When Choosing a Floor Care Vendor, People Are More Important Than Price (Really)

Jul 27, 2019

Choosing the right vendor for your floor maintenance needs is an important decision. Not only do you want your floors to last a long time, but you want your relationship with your flooring maintenance company to as well. Changing vendors is costly and disruptive. In fact, a recent industry study…

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Your Janitorial Company Doesn’t Suck (and That’s the Problem)

Jun 28, 2019

When it comes to cleaning your carpets, all companies are not created equal. Sure, the carpets in your office might look clean at first glance after a visit from your janitorial company. You don’t see any noticeably dirty areas, and the neatly lined pattern shows someone vacuumed. But it’s fairly…

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APEX Surface Care and ECOlogic LTD Form Partnership Nationally Recognized Companies Announce Strategic Alliance in Surface Care Solutions

Jun 7, 2019

(June 7, 2019 – Dallas, Texas) – APEX Surface Care, a national provider of commercial surface care solutions based in Texas, announced today its partnership with Boston-based ECOlogic LTD, a specialty surface care provider serving commercial clients in the New England region. Both organizations will maintain their current operations and…

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APEX Surface Care and Corporate Floors Inc. Now a Public Benefit Corporation

May 30, 2019

This spring, Corporate Floors Inc., the parent company of APEX Surface Care, became a public benefit corporation. In doing so, we’ve joined the ranks of other innovative companies like Plum Organics, Kickstarter and Patagonia that have publicly and officially declared their commitment to the greater social good. Public benefit corporations…

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Reaching the APEX in the Mile High City

Jan 31, 2019

APEX Surface Care is excited to announce the opening of our new branch in the Mile High City, Denver, CO.  Lead by Branch Manager, Penny Johnson, and Operations Supervisor Noel Ponce, we are excited to be extending our footprint once again! Penny has had an entire career in Management and…

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How to improve your company’s bottom line and find the right vendor partner

Sep 13, 2018

It’s an undeniable truth: flooring surfaces wear out. They get dirty, abused and scratched. And it is no wonder. How many thousands of people walk through your doors every day or week? Studies have found that, in just four weeks, 1,000 people can track in up to 24 pounds of…

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Kathy Reed - New National Account Client Service Manager

Apex Surface Care Names New National Account Client Service Manager

Jul 30, 2018

(July 30, 2018 – Dallas, Texas) – APEX Surface Care announced today the promotion of Kathy Reed to national account client service manager. Reed has more than seven years of outstanding management in both our local and strategic accounts. Working with her team, Kathy has successfully managed clients across more than 800 locations and has built a strong, positive reputation with clients.…

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