Inside the March 2009 Issue of Cleaner

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The Old Is New Again
A business born amid the oil shocks of the 1970s now prospers in a new era of high fuel prices and environmental awareness
Spirit and Determination
Despite visual impairment, a Pittsburgh contractor returns to college at age 41, aiming to earn his degree and set an example for his children
Protecting Your Idea
If you’ve ever thought of taking an invention to market, here are some strategies for keeping control of what you have created
What Percent Do You Use?
You may never use or need all the computing power that’s on your desktop. But chances are you could be using more of that power than you are today.
Giving a Lift
Cranes help technicians move heavy equipment to and from service vans, saving their backs and helping to prevent accidents
Finding a Parking Place
Your cash reserves don’t have to sit idle. With a little planning, you can put these dollars to work earning more for your business.
Talking Tech
Contractors describe how they have adopted technology and innovation to make their businesses more efficient, profitable and satisfying
Too Extreme? Or About Time?
The National Safety Council proposes a national ban on cell phone use while driving
Starting Over
Farrell Brown invested in video technology and relaunched his business as an inspection and cleaning service. Now he’s added pipe bursting and pipe lining.
Running The Show
The latest versions and tools in business and office productivity software help service businesses stay on top of routing, finance and much more
An Ounce of Prevention
Like any machine, your computer needs regular maintenance. Here is some basic advice for keeping your system running fast and protecting it from threats.
Fruit Cocktail
A multilayered poly resin liner enables a Pennsylvania food manufacturer to stop leaks and maintain production
Compact Crawler Camera System Provides Versatility
Obstacles in pipes that normally make it difficult to see defects farther down the line are now easier to examine with the P350 Flexitrax series of crawlers and camera inspection systems from Pearpoint.
Industry News - March 2009
MyTana Seeks Unusual Moments; Federal Signal Launches Online Store; Perma-Liner Names Business Development Managers; LMK Launches New Web Site; StoneAge Releases 2009 Product Catalog; Super Products CEO Retires, Successor Named; EelCam Offers Pipeline Inspection Brochure; Vanair Moves to 60,000-square-foot Manufacturing Plant; Envirosight Names Adams Operations Manager