Restoration Industry Association (RIA)

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1946, as National Institute of Rug Cleaners. Later known as Association of Specialists in Cleaning and Restoration (ASCR International).


Foster standards of technical competence and business conduct in the field.

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Operating Divisions (5): 'The Carpet and Upholstery Cleaning Institute (CUCI)' is comprised of firms engaged in on-location cleaning of carpet, upholstery and draperies; 'The Mechanical Systems Hygiene Institute (MSHI)' is comprised of firms specialized in professional service, refurbishment, cleaning and inspection of mechanical air distribution systems; 'The National Institute of Disaster Restoration (NIDR)' is comprised of firms engaged in damage restoration caused by fire, smoke, vandalism and other disasters and is the technical authority on the restoration arts; 'The National Institute of Rug Cleaning (NIRC)' is comprised of firms engaged in the professional care and cleaning of modern and antique rugs; 'The Water Loss Institute (WLI)' is comprised of firms engaged in water damage mitigation, sewage decontamination and restoration.


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UN Sustainable Development Goals **

GOAL 9: Industry, Innovation and InfrastructureGOAL 11: Sustainable Cities and CommunitiesGOAL 12: Responsible Consumption and ProductionGOAL 14: Life Below WaterGOAL 15: Life on Land



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