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December 4, 2019 9:50 AM by Tennant Company

Lithium ion technology is changing the face of the floor cleaning industry. Learn how lithium-ion batteries can make your cleaning operation more efficient, safer and less expensive over the long haul.

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November 21, 2019 9:50 AM by Tennant Company

Enhancing your company’s sustainability practices is more than just the right thing to do for the environment, it also impacts your business. Increasingly, consumers are using sustainability as a lens to support their buying decisions. Discover what you can do to improve your sustainability efforts and your business results.

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November 13, 2019 9:50 AM by Tennant Company

Tennant Company employees are all about giving back to their communities and living out one of our core values of stewardship. See how we helped the earth in 2019.

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November 11, 2019 11:15 AM by Tennant Company

Lithium-ion batteries are popular, and pricey. But what exactly are you paying for? We discuss the benefits you get when you buy the technology.

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October 30, 2019 10:00 AM by Tennant Company

Making great business decisions can be difficult, but knowing how to use data can enable better, more informed decisions so you don’t miss the latest trends. Find out how to use data to understand trends and business opportunities, and make the best decisions possible.

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October 18, 2019 9:25 AM by Tennant Company

Tennant shines the spotlight on two of its many talented employees: Business Systems Analyst, Lynn Lewis and IT Business Analyst, Ashok Sunkavalli. Their ability to innovate helped increase employee efficiency and serve our customers better. 

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October 9, 2019 10:20 AM by Tennant Company

Vacuuming is a critical part of keeping any facility clean, which means a vacuum is a staple in every cleaning closet. Canister vacuums are just one option out of many on the market. Read about the benefits of canister vacuums and decide if they are the right choice for your business.

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September 25, 2019 10:45 AM by Tennant Company

How does Tennant determine which products to make and what is the process for designing new floor cleaning equipment? Tenant’s Director of Industrial Design and Innovation, John Ickes, tells us more about Industrial Design and the product innovation process.

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September 18, 2019 11:50 AM by Tennant Company

Carpet extractors are a necessity for professional cleaners who want to ensure their buildings look great. Follow these tips to determine the type of extractor that's right for your needs.

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September 11, 2019 9:00 AM by Tennant Company

School custodians deserve much more recognition than they receive. On a daily basis, they make personal connections with students and staff, on top of their day-to-day school maintenance and cleaning tasks. We want to recognize the best custodians in the US and Canada with the #CustodiansAreKey contest!

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August 28, 2019 8:20 AM by Tennant Company

Tennant Company continuously strives to improve sustainability efforts each year and we’re proud of the progress we made in 2018! Read more to see highlights of our 2018 sustainability report and access the full document.

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August 21, 2019 8:00 AM by Tennant Company

What went on at Tennant Kids Day 2019? Lego, pollinators, and tours, oh my! Read more to see how we roll out the red carpet for kids each year! 

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August 14, 2019 9:30 AM by Tennant Company

You may think a buffer and burnisher are the same, but when it comes to floor care, the machines perform very different jobs. Learn what makes a buffer different from a burnisher and how you can decide which is right for your needs.

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July 31, 2019 9:00 AM by Tennant Company

Technology is moving faster than ever, and robotics is no different. But what can it actually do for your business? Read more to learn how robotic floor scrubbers are more than just a fancy new toy.

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July 24, 2019 8:38 AM by Tennant Company

Buying a commercial vacuum cleaner doesn’t have to be confusing. Use this article to help you make the right choice for your needs when you’re in the market for a new vacuum.

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July 17, 2019 8:30 AM by Tennant Company

Cleaning small restaurant spaces involves making big decisions about the cleaning program. Tennant offers 10 tips to consider when examining your program.

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July 10, 2019 9:00 AM by Tennant Company

Polished concrete is a popular choice for floors because it’s attractive and easy to maintain—but there are still steps to take to keep your floors looking great. Review these five tips for maintaining your polished concrete floors.

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June 26, 2019 10:15 AM by Tennant Company

Tennant shines the spotlight on one of our many talented employees: Strategic Accounts Specialist Ana Pereira. Her impactful work at Tennant ensures clients in Europe, the Middle East and Africa receive the best customer service possible.

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June 19, 2019 10:40 AM by Tennant Company

For Caravan Facilities Management’s customers, cleaning can impact productivity. Partnering with Tennant helps them minimize downtime for their cleaning equipment, ensuring customer satisfaction.

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June 12, 2019 9:30 AM by Tennant Company

As there are more pressures on water resources, we have to think more about saving water while performing cleaning tasks. Making smart choices in equipment can save water and provide other benefits at the same time.

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June 5, 2019 10:30 AM by Tennant Company

The robotic revolution is here. Does that mean that the jobs are going? Read on to separate fact from fiction about robots in business and employment. It may be different than you think.

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May 29, 2019 1:30 PM by Tennant Company

Paying attention to cleaning outdoors offers benefits outside of a facility and in. Here are three reasons why.

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May 22, 2019 10:00 AM by Tennant Company

With increasing demands for projects, shrinking budgets, and a defined and limited time to execute these projects, effective planning, staging, and executing summer projects is critical.

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May 15, 2019 9:25 AM by Tennant Company

Battery performance can vary due to a variety of circumstances. Understanding why can boost confidence that a battery is performing as it should.

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May 8, 2019 10:00 AM by Tennant Company

You might think you’re ready for a robotic cleaning machine, but without the proper facility type and cleaning processes, it may not be the right fit for your business. Take our quiz to see if your business is a good fit for robotics. 

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May 1, 2019 11:00 AM by Tennant Company

For facilities considering new or expanded sustainability initiatives, measuring results can present a challenge, but gathering and analyzing data are critical — they help you define success and plan for the future.

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April 24, 2019 1:50 PM by Tennant Company

Generally, before robots can do their job, they need to be taught how to do it. That’s where mapping technology comes in. Learn about three mapping technologies used in robotics today. 

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April 17, 2019 8:30 AM by Tennant Company

There are two main ways of leasing equipment, capital leases and operating leases. A new change to the accounting standard means some balance sheet changes for companies that favor using operating leases, but there are still benefits to this type of lease.

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April 10, 2019 8:30 AM by Tennant Company

Cleaning in a warehouse is more than just making things look nice. By maintaining a disciplined cleaning schedule, you can make a positive impact on productivity and across your supply chain.

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April 3, 2019 8:30 AM by Tennant Company

Thanks to three types of cameras, robotic cleaning machines can see where they’re going and obstacles to avoid. These not only ensure the scrubbing robots are cleaning the correct space, but also make them safe to use around people in real-world environments.

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March 27, 2019 2:40 PM by Tennant Company

While the mop and bucket are still a part of many school cleaning programs, see why many facilities are investing in small mechanized scrubbers to improve efficiency and enhance a school’s cleanliness.

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March 20, 2019 8:30 AM by Tennant Company

New cleaning machine options are now available for Tennant’s popular T17 and M17. Facilities managers can choose different sweeping technologies, power source options, and other features to tailor their equipment.

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March 13, 2019 8:30 AM by Tennant Company

Peek behind the curtain to see some of the steps that go into creating Tennant cleaning machines. From fabrication and assembly to inspection and delivery, our team works hard to consistently deliver high-quality floor cleaning machines that help create a cleaner, safer, healthier world.

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February 27, 2019 8:30 AM by Tennant Company

Dirt, debris and clutter can impact warehouse efficiency. Tennant offers a few tips to help businesses plan cleaning processes to contribute to efficient business operations.

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February 20, 2019 7:50 AM by Tennant Company

Have you ever wondered how manufacturing companies evolve to launch a new technology or product to the market? Read on to learn how Tennant’s Industrial Design team worked to modify the T7 ride-on scrubber for robotics and integrate BrainOS® technology.

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February 13, 2019 8:45 AM by Tennant Company

Schools and universities face many challenges, including keeping their facilities clean. Check out this post, which provides an overview of 10 facility management industry trends from our webinar presented by Dave Frank, President of the American Institute for Cleaning Sciences (AICS).

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February 6, 2019 8:30 AM by Tennant Company

Can Tennant machines stand up to big messes, sports cars and hockey pucks? See how our Sentinel® Street Sweeper and T600 Walk-Behind Floor Scrubber stood up to the challenges!

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January 31, 2019 1:13 PM by Tennant Company

Stripping floors is a tedious process that involves harsh chemicals and back-breaking work. An orbital scrubber makes the finish removal process much easier without using any chemicals. Our step-by-step guide will walk you through prepping, top scrubbing and recoating floors in a way that saves water and is more earth friendly.

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January 23, 2019 8:30 AM by Tennant Company

When you think of robots, you might think of Rosie from the Jetsons or R2D2. Believe it or not, robotic equipment has been used in manufacturing for decades and continues to get more advanced, efficient and valuable. Read today’s post for some common types of robots used in industrial settings.

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January 16, 2019 8:30 AM by Tennant Company

For some students, indoor air quality is an important factor in the learning experience. Choosing cleaning equipment and practices that can contribute to good indoor air quality makes a difference.

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January 9, 2019 8:21 AM by Tennant Company

While we don't celebrate the big 1-5-0 as a company until next year, 2019 marks the anniversary of several milestone events that helped shape Tennant into the company it is today. 

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January 2, 2019 8:21 AM by Tennant Company

If you’re not sure how to start project planning, think about conducting a cleaning audit to review your facilities and prioritize opportunities.

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