Fall 2023 issue

FC&M’s Fall 2023 issue is now available!

As the end of 2023 approaches…
Wednesday, November 22, 2023

Facility cleaning and maintenance continue to grow and evolve, improving efficiencies, increasing technology adoption, and finding ways to prosper amid continuing industry challenges. In the last quarter of this year, we look back at how far we’ve come, and we look ahead to what the future brings.

Our Fall 2023 issue recognizes a bright future, as technology like AI becomes more mainstream. As commercial cleaners and maintenance professionals make use of these tools to enhance operations and increase efficiencies, we head into a promising and prosperous 2024. We also look at how the industry is changing, highlighting tips and tricks to grow a successful commercial cleaning business.

With the temperatures dropping as we head into the colder months; we focus on the benefits of taking a proactive approach to winter maintenance. From cleanliness to health and safety, now’s the time to plan for an effective and reliable winter cleaning and maintenance program. With the change in temperature comes the risk of pests in your building, so we offer some practical advice to safeguard your facility and protect your business.

In our cover story, we examine women in the commercial cleaning industry, asking four members of the Hygieia Network for their insight on what the industry looks like these days, what tools have helped them get where they are today, and for their insight on the best tools for women looking to lead the commercial cleaning industry.

For our expert Q&A, we share our interview with Michael Kroupa, CEO at United Services Group. We focus on successful succession, what it’s like for the next generation to take over the business, shifting leadership styles, and where United sees itself in the future.

This issue spotlights some of the challenges and changes that the cleaning and maintenance industry face in the fall, as we head into the colder months and the end of 2023.

Read the full Fall 2023 issue here.

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