(VANCOUVER, Wash.) March 17, 2012 – The Institute of Inspection, Cleaning and Restoration Certification (IICRC) announced today that the Board of Directors has voted to return the formal name of the organization to the IICRC, keeping cleantrust as the service mark of the organization. The full details surrounding the transition will be announced at the Certification Council on April 22, 2012.
heard the feedback from registrants over the past few months and considered
many options,” said IICRC Chairman Darrell Paulson. “Ultimately, the board has
decided to use the IICRC as the main brand and use the cleantrust as a
service mark. This allows us to honor the 40-year history of our organization,
while also working to gain more awareness with end-users. We are still working
through all of the details and we thank the inspection, cleaning and
restoration community for their patience during this process.”
IICRC will retain the use of the updated logo, which represents the strength
and breadth of the organization. The shape reflects a globe, symbolizing the
IICRC’s international status. And like the organization, the logo is made up of
many different parts that are working together in a unified pattern, depicting
an organization that is deep in knowledge.
this powerful brand combination of IICRC and the cleantrust, will enable
us to constantly work towards our mission of identifying and promoting an
international standard of care that establishes and maintains the health,
safety and welfare of the built environment,” said Paulson.
materials with the new IICRC logo and an updated design will gradually rollout
in the coming months, including ID cards, brochures, introductory video and a
IICRC Board Votes to Return to Original Name
March 19, 2012