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KBS Announces New Innovation Center

Wednesday, February 17, 2021

Center to Deliver Facility Service Technologies, Processes, and Chemicals for Healthy Operations at Scale

Oceanside, CAFebruary 17, 2021 – Kellermeyer Bergensons Services, LLC (“KBS”), announces the launch of its new Innovation Center, a resource that will bring to market new facility hygiene technologies, processes, chemicals, and services essential to healthy operations at scale. Representing a $3 million investment for KBS, the Innovation Center will leverage expertise within KBS and build on partnerships with suppliers and clients to determine the most effective facility service solutions for operations in a wide variety of markets. Mazen Rihani, Executive Vice President, Innovation Center at KBS will lead the Innovation Center team and oversee its ongoing development.

“Through the KBS Innovation Center, we are continuing to lead in technology and efficiency at a time when facility hygiene is vital,” said Zulfiqar Rashid, President of Operations and CIO at KBS. “This new initiative harnesses a core KBS strength as a solutions company building value for clients at scale and will keep KBS clients ahead of the curve with validated, cost-efficient, and tested solutions. We are looking forward to working with both our clients and our suppliers leveraging the power of the Innovation Center to meet the challenges of today and in the future.”

KBS is the largest privately-held facility service provider in North America working with industry leaders that have the highest standards of compliance and quality. The Innovation Center will work in partnership with clients to take ideas from concept to reality utilizing market research, industry knowledge, and testing to ensure effectiveness and viability.

The KBS Innovation Center is focused on four key areas:

  • Cleaning & disinfecting chemicals and the tools for their effective application
  • Technologies including robotics, sensors, and software
  • Streamlining delivery of service
  • Training on the most efficient methods of delivering services

By researching and operationalizing commercially viable, tailored solutions at scale including safe cleaning technologies, process engineering, Information Technology and data the KBS Innovation Center will enhance and broaden the essential facility services for KBS and clients to Stay Ahead of the Curve™.

About KBS

Kellermeyer Bergensons Services, LLC (“KBS”), is a trusted partner to leading operations and facility managers across 75,000 client locations throughout North America. We provide essential facility services that deliver healthy operations to businesses through scalable solutions customized to meet client-specific requirements. Our expertise and technology enable our teams to anticipate issues, ensure quality, and maximize efficiency. With decades of experience in facility hygiene, including being on the front lines throughout the COVID-19 crisis, KBS is committed to partnering with clients to Stay Ahead of the Curve™ with the latest advances for maintaining healthy operations. For more information, visit