2013 CFM 4th Ed


Ciprus Limited, LLC
121 Saybrook Road-Suite 301
PO Box 932
Essex, CT  06426-0932


Mobile:           (860) 575-9040
Office:             (860) 767-7685
E-mail:            john.ciprus@ciprus.com

Ciprus Limited, LLC Announces the Completion of the 4th Edition of The North American Market For Commercial Flooring Maintenance.

February 3, 2013, Ciprus Limited, LLC, an Essex, CT based market research and consulting firm, announces the completion of the 4th Edition of The North American Market for Commercial Flooring Maintenance.

The nearly year long research consisted of detailed telephone interviews with 1,400 business establishments and building service contractors in the U.S and Canada in offices, retail, healthcare, hospitality, education, manufacturing and transportation. Interviews were conducted with small, medium, large and very large establishments.

The study documented 50+ flooring maintenance activities in the past year including labor, consumables and equipment utilized to perform maintenance in 29 application areas within the establishments. Maintenance chemical and equipment brands were captured as well as the decision maker, product or equipment source and the frequency and volume of usage.

16 Flooring surfaces were included in the research; carpet, carpet tile, concrete unfinished and polished, ceramic tile, laminate, linoleum sheet and tile, luxury vinyl tile, solid vinyl tile, vinyl composition tile and sheet, stone, terrazzo as well as factory and site finished wood.

The 4th Edition provides an historical perspective on earlier research completed in 1999, 2004 and 2009 and consists of summary color graphics, matrix tables and in-depth analysis arrayed in 12 flooring surface chapters as well a comprehensive summary and projections to the total U.S. and Canadian Markets.

The 4th Edition captured 5,418 separate flooring maintenance activities, 4,106 consumable usage activities and 5,230 equipment usage activities.
The study focused on 29 specific application areas including rest rooms, food service counter, dining and back of house, corridors and hallways, public assembly, offices, guest rooms, healthcare patient rooms interventional, therapy, diagnostic and nursing stations as well as lobbies, recreation areas, retail showrooms and cash wrap, classrooms, auto services areas, warehouse areas, vehicle parking areas, dorm rooms, manufacturing areas and others.

Over 62 consumable product categories were documented in this comprehensive study including, cleaners and shampoos, disinfectants and sanitizers, finishes and waxes, pads, bonnets and disks as well as strippers. in addition, 27 types of equipment were captured and included extractors, auto scrubbers, buffers and burnishers, power scrubbers and power sweepers, sanders, strippers and re-surfacers as well as vacuums, mops, wipes and others.

Charter subscribers to the completed research included a prestigious list of North American and international cleaning chemical producers, equipment producers as well as flooring producers.

The report is available in its entirety or by charter. A copy of the prospectus may be viewed by visiting www.flooring-maintenance.com or upon request direct from the company (860) 575-9040 or E-mail john.ciprus@ciprus.com.

Ciprus Limited, LLC is a full service market research and consulting firm specializing in assisting clients in the building, design and construction products and services area. Clients are typically Fortune 500 manufacturers based in North America, with about one-fifth of the firm's clients coming from overseas including Japan, Korea, UK, Germany, Ireland, The Netherlands, France and Spain.