BluJay Solutions Hires New CEO

Manchester, England — BluJay Solutions, a leading provider of supply chain software and services, has hired experienced software executive and industry leader Andrew Kirkwood as chief executive officer. His 25 years of experience in the supply chain and SaaS market will help BluJay continue to drive ever-higher levels of performance and customer satisfaction.

PRSM Association Releases 'Best of Janitorial' Best Practices

Dallas — The Professional Retail Store Maintenance Association (PRSM), the authority on retail, multi-site facilities management, has released its newest publication, Best Practices: Janitorial, a collection of PRSM's most actionable and dependable case studies that support facilities management professionals as they develop and execute janitorial programs.

Safe & Clean

New Pig stays in the leak-and-spill lane so it can hyper-focus solutions and mitigate an increasingly litigious culture.

DWM Water Filtration Names Water Filtration Specialist

Latham, N.Y. — DWM Water Filtration has promoted Dovie Wood to water filtration specialist. She joined DWM in 2016 as a customer service coordinator. Her commitment to clients coupled with her mechanical background has resulted in outstanding results for DWM’s clients.

SMS Assist Promotes CFO to President

Chicago — SMS Assist has promoted Marc Shiffman to president. One of the company’s earliest employees — instrumental to its years of rapid growth and market leadership — Shiffman will assume the role immediately and continue as the company’s chief financial officer.

Cushman & Wakefield Completes Acquisition of QSI Facilities

Chicago — On January 2, 2019, Cushman & Wakefield completed its acquisition of Quality Solutions, Inc. (QSI). This acquisition will expand Cushman & Wakefield’s facilities management capabilities and coverage across North American markets by leveraging QSI’s strong supply chain of 50,000+ qualified suppliers and 75+ facilities trades. Cushman & Wakefield’s intention to acquire QSI was previously announced in November 2018.

Priority Sign, Inc. Rebrands to Priority

Sheboygan, Wis. — Priority Sign, headquartered in Sheboygan, Wis., is changing the name of the company to “Priority.” With more than 20 years of signage program experience, Priority has evolved to become a global brand implementation company offering project management, construction design, manufacturing and installation. Priority now offers three core product lines: signage, lighting and branded environments.

Benjamin Moore & Co. Promotes Company Veteran to Chairman & CEO

Montvale, N.J. — Dan Calkins, president and chief operating officer of Benjamin Moore & Co., has been named chairman and chief executive officer. Calkins now reports to Greg Abel, vice chairman of parent company Berkshire Hathaway, and succeeds Mike Searles, who retired after 5 years at the helm.

Duro-Last’s Oregon Manufacturing Facility Receives OSHA Safety Recognition

Grants Pass, Ore. — The Grants Pass, Ore., manufacturing facility of Duro-Last, Inc. recently received a renewal on its Star Site status from the Occupational Safety & Health Organization’s (OSHA) Voluntary Protection Program (VPP), earning an exemplary “A” rating. Originally awarded Star Site status in 2016, this renewal recognizes Duro-Last’s continued commitment to the highest standards of workplace safety.

Restaurant Technologies Adds More than 1,500 New Grocery and C-Store Customers in 2018

Minneapolis — Restaurant Technologies, the leading provider of cooking oil management and exhaust cleaning solutions, is providing its Total Oil Management solution to more than 1,500 new grocery and convenience store (c-store) units since the start of 2018, bringing the company’s total customer roster of foodservice providers across a range of segments to more than 27,000 locations nationwide.

ShopKeep Receives $65 Million Financing to Fund Expansion and Accelerate Growth

New York City — ShopKeep, the top-rated tablet-to-cloud payments and point-of-sale platform chosen by over 25,000 independent retailers and restaurants, has closed a $65 million round of equity and debt financing. The round was led by Tribeca Venture Partners and included all of ShopKeep’s existing major investors. ShopKeep also welcomes First Data Corporation, a leader in payment processing services, and Salesforce Ventures, Salesforce’s global corporate investment group. The debt financing portion of the round was provided by ORIX Growth Capital and Square 1 Bank, a division of Pacific Western Bank.

NCR Global Headquarters Receives Dual LEED Platinum Certifications

Atlanta — NCR Corporation’s global headquarters in Midtown Atlanta has been awarded two Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Platinum certifications, for Building Design and Construction: Core & Shell and Interior Design and for Construction: Commercial Interiors. NCR’s headquarters is one of the first projects to be awarded two of the highest LEED certification levels for the same building. NCR provides business/point-of-sale transaction solutions for industries including banks, restaurants, grocery stores, theaters and more.

DENTCO Upgrades Mobile App Features

DeWitt, Mich. — Scott Milnes, president of DENTCO®, the first Exterior Services Management® (ESM) company in the U.S., has announced new features available on the DENTCO Verified (DV) mobile application.

Diversey Appoints New CEO

Charlotte, N.C. — Diversey, a customer-centric, global leader in the hygiene and cleaning industry, today announced the appointment of Mark S. Burgess as its new chief executive officer, effective December 17, 2018.

OptimalLED Poised for Growth in Lighting Industry

Toledo, Ohio — OptimalLED Inc. is growing as it adds new lighting representatives and lighting manufacturers to its already impressive lineup. Founded in 2008, the Toledo, Ohio-based lighting company has grown steadily over the years to become one of the leading providers of energy-efficient LED lighting to the Midwest region.

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