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Plymouth, MN—December 20, 2011—Advance introduces the newest addition to the company’s upright vacuum product line with the Spectrum™ 12H Single Motor Upright Vacuum. With high-quality dirt pickup and filtration capabilities, the Spectrum 12H is designed to withstand the demanding environmental conditions and the unique operational needs found in the hospitality market.

“The hospitality industry requires continuous cleaning and carpet maintenance to ensure excellent guest satisfaction,” said Bob Abrams, Product Manager for Nilfisk-Advance. “The Spectrum 12H meets these requirements with superior reliability, day-in and day-out, providing a valuable carpet care solution.”

Featuring a 12-inch cleaning path, the Spectrum 12H delivers exceptional dirt pickup and edge cleaning, allowing for one-pass cleaning and greater staff productivity. Operators experience superior cleaning performance and carpet care results with the following benefits:

  • Lightweight, ergonomic design ensures greater operator comfort and productivity.
  • High-efficiency, three-stage sealed H.E.P.A. filtration system provides improved indoor air quality, increasing operator and guest comfort.
  • Efficient cleaning accessories, including a comfortable, quick-draw wand and onboard tools simplifies detailing work.
  • Quiet operation at 69 dB A allows for easy daytime cleaning without disturbing staff and guests.

The Spectrum 12H has earned the Carpet and Rug Institute Seal of Approval (CRI-SOA) certification. CRI-SOA certification ensures proven cleaning effectiveness, keeping a facility’s carpet looking great for longer. CRI-SOA certification also indicates the Spectrum 12H meets requirements for Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) certification and the Green Seal Standard for Commercial and Institutional Cleaning Services (GS-42).

Advance is a brand of Nilfisk-Advance, Inc. For more information on the Advance Spectrum 12H Single Motor Upright Vacuum, call 800-850-5559 or visit

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