Your industry news - first Number 1 for Recruitment
We strongly recommend viewing Cleanzine full size in your web browser. Click our masthead above to visit our website version.
Please note that you are viewing an archived issue of The Cleanzine.
New and updated vacancies are advertised in Cleanzine every week. Check out the latest opportunities by clicking the link above.
Advertise your current vacancy with Cleanzine and we'll give you the best deal in the industry with same day upload so you can fill the position faster.
Knol provides a vast range of steam cleaning machines for industrial, professional and commercial use that can be used in many industries including; food and beverage, transport, pharmaceutical, manufacturing, health and more.
Schools, housing associations and facilities management companies use Easy-on to extend redecoration intervals and maintain a clean building environment. Walls safeguarded with easy-on are guaranteed to impress and save £££'s.
Manufacturer Lindhaus tells us: "No other vacuum cleaner includes the backpack (standard), the canister, the carpet cleaner and blower (optional) functions."
This Week's News
It is estimated that the new scheme will cut plastic bottle use by tens of millions each year as well as substantially increasing the availability of high quality drinking water.
The Competition & Markets Authority launched an inquiry yesterday, into the acquisition of Zenith Hygiene Group by Bain Capital, through Bain Capital's investment in Diversey.
As increasingly complex supply chains make it difficult for large manufacturers and retailers to monitor quality and safety across global suppliers, certification provider Bureau Veritas has revealed that adopting a data-based approach to supplier monitoring could be key to driving standards forward.
It comes as latest figures show that the number of UK product recalls hit a new high of 575 in 2017, up almost 50% on the previous year, covering a range of sectors. Moreover, when it comes to trust, research by Bureau Veritas found that just half of people worldwide trust businesses to do the right thing - and that figure is fast declining.
Christeyns has built up a strong reputation as specialist in cleaning and disinfection products in the European food industry. With the acquisition of Betelgeux, Christeyns fortifies its position in this market and takes a step forward in the geographical expansion towards Latin-America.
On 2nd January, 2018, Kaivac welcomed the new year with a notice from the US Patent Office. Kaivac's OmniFlex Crossover Cleaning System has been awarded a new patent - number 9,854,955 B2 to be precise. The patent applies to almost all OmniFlex systems including the Dispense-and-Vac, AutoVac, SUV, or hybrid combination of these systems.
The AutoVac and SUV systems have become very popular in the professional cleaning industry because they eliminate the need for mopping while also offering a cost-effective floor cleaning alternative to traditional automatic scrubbers.
Recent research has revealed that demand for professional cleaning services has gone up by a staggering 25% in the past five years in London. A whopping 50% of this increase has been driven by millennials with boroughs that have high populations of 18-35 year olds seeing some of the biggest jumps in demand.
To find out more about London's cleaning needs, Service Octopus decided to see which boroughs were leading the way in the demand for cleaning services. The resulting infographic gives a fascinating snapshot of the impact of millennials on London's cleaning landscape and offers a glimpse into how 18-35 year olds are harnessing technology and making the most of the on-demand economy.
Clean Harbors and Veolia Environmental Services North America, a subsidiary of Veolia North America, announced on Tuesday the signing of a definitive agreement whereby Clean Harbors will acquire Veolia North America's US Industrial Cleaning Services Division for $120 million in an all-cash transaction.
TC Facilities Management is inviting visitors to explore its recently refreshed website. The refreshed look and feel has been designed to offer a more engaging experience with improved navigation and functionality.
All this to allow both existing and prospective customers to see the full range of solutions TC Facilities Management can offer.
The Facilities Management industry's flagship conference from the British Institute of Facilities Management takes place on 1st May 2018. The theme, ‘Adapt or Disappear’, will explore the major disruptors in FM and how businesses and individuals can turn them to their advantage.
Building on last year's event 'FM in a Connected World', Think(beyond)FM 2018 once again promises expert insights and educational takeaways, with a programme of engaging speakers and actionable content as well as plenty of networking opportunities.
Following the recent announcement of the purchase of Reflekt, Nationwide Window Cleaning Group, the UK's largest window, gutter and high-level cleaning business with a £14m turnover, has bought Electromec - one of its key suppliers.
Electromec is a national provider of cradle and access testing services and employs 30 people. Its customers include Manchester Airport, Liverpool Airport, Knight Frank and the NHS.
All Cleanlogic™ courses and workshops are designed for: Cleaning technicians, Supervisors & Managers (or those aspiring to be)
We currently have the following courses and workshops available
***Special rates apply to BICSc members***
To find out more
The Cleanzine Archive Search
We keep an extensive archive of news stories and product information that have featured in past issues of The Cleanzine. If you would like to run a search of the The Cleanzine web site using the search tool below please just go ahead by entering in the name of the person, product or company or any other key words that you are looking for.
Jobs Section CLICK HERE
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Manufacturer of Cleaning Equipment to extend its' successful sales team with the appointment of a National Account Manager.
We are looking for the right person to join our sales team. This is an exciting opportunity to join our small, friendly team and sell our unique, premium quality floor cleaning and steam cleaning equipment.
For an application form or an informal chat please contact Kevin Scott on 01227 771276 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
How to contact us at The Cleanzine:
REQUEST THE CLEANZINE HERE
The Cleanzine is broadcast
every Thursday. You may receive it FREE each week by
clicking the link above.
Our weekly updated Hospital Hygiene features current developments and product solutions cleaning and hygiene industry manufacturers are coming up with. Read More.
Recent UK News
The news that Carillion has ceased trading is both sad and shocking. The clear priority is to ensure that the work the construction and services firm is contracted to do can be completed and the impact for the thousands of Carillion workers, as well as its customers and suppliers, can be minimised.
The CSSA Innovation Showcase is taking place on 15th March at The Brewery, in the heart of the City of London. It will celebrate the industry's most innovative products, services and initiatives, as judged by a 'Dragon's Den' panel of leading figures in the industry, including a representative from the CHSA.
In a newly created role, Patrick will undertake a range of responsibilities including co-ordinating all the BCC's budgets and financial activity and the management of external suppliers.
"Hard to believe it's been 50 years," reflects Roy's son, Andy who with brother Nigel, today runs the Sussex-based Southern Counties Janitorial Supplies.
The results were exceptional, the Scheme members sustaining very high levels of conformance. The results are more evidence that the only way buyers of cleaning and hygiene products can be certain 'what's on the box is what's in the box' is to look for the CHSA Accreditation Scheme marque.
A YouGov online survey of 2,012 British adults by Cannon Hygiene, highlights the huge importance people put on the cleanliness and upkeep of washrooms. It shows how dirty washrooms not only put Brits off returning to restaurants, but also encourages them to warn others about the unhygienic conditions. For example:
Events & Exhibitions
ISSA Cleaning & Hygiene Expo
International Cleaning Forum
Budapest Cleaning Show
ISSA North America
Middle East Cleaning Technology Week
Loo of the Year Awards
ISSA Mexico 2019
Clean India Technology Week 2019
The Cleaning Show