Cleanzine: your weekly cleaning and hygiene industry newsletter 26th July 2018 Issue no. 832
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Brightwell Dispensers launches new Twin Micro Jumbo toilet roll dispenser
Minimum Wage increases to impact Canadian cleaning industry
Virtual Building Service: a game-changer for building owners, FM pro's and developers
Kaivac introduces any time/anywhere personal trainer
UK Chancellor attends landmark healthcare agreement between Serco and Jeddah hospital
Avidbots partners with Compass to bring robotic automation to Canadian FM market
Cole & Wilson introduces Caretex professional laundry powders
RAS awards first six-star washrooms to The Shoppes at Marina Bay Sands
Mitie wins Ahlsell contract in Norway
Grate Seal solves school shower smells
ISS wins two large hospital contracts in Turkey
The two contracts will have a combined annual revenue of around DKK 250 million.
This Week's News
The two Sussex companies keeping Brighton's i360 sparkling
The British Airways i360 has been sparkling in the sky this Summer thanks to a pair of Sussex-based cleaning companies.
Southern Counties Janitorial Supplies has been using Bio-Productions' premium cleaning products in its efforts to keep the tower shining on the seafront, with special attention paid to the eye-catching glass viewing pod.
ACI names toxicologist James Kim as associate vice president, science & regulatory affairs
James Kim, Ph.D., DABT, M.H.S., a toxicologist with extensive scientific and research experience in the public, private and academic sectors, has joined the American Cleaning Institute as Associate Vice President, Science & Regulatory Affairs.
Dr Kim most recently served as toxicologist with the Office of Management & Budget's (OMB) Office of Information & Regulatory Affairs (OIRA), Statistical & Science Policy Branch. OMB is part of the Executive Office of the President.
Diversey's new Taski Aero backpack prioritises comfort and flexibility
Diversey is introducing a new and exciting addition to its successful Aero range. The new Taski Aero backpack vacuum cleaner can be comfortably carried as a portable electric version, but is also available as a battery version for the ultimate in agility.
The machine offers a useful 3-in-1 solution that can be used as a backpack vacuum, tub vacuum and even a useful blower. The backpack vacuum is ideal for cleaning in areas that are difficult to access with a conventional vacuum cleaner. These include busy entrances, congested areas like schools, office buildings or public transport.
Honeywell releases comprehensive guide to hand protection regulations and standards
Honeywell has published a free technical guide to the key regulations and standards that health & safety professionals need to comply with to ensure that workers' hands are protected.
'Key regulations and standards to look out for when the hands need protection' pays special attention to recent and forthcoming regulatory changes to glove standards, particularly those related to chemical protective gloves.
Customers are the lifeblood of every organisation, so getting the customer experience right is vital. Every company aims to exceed service expectations but to achieve this it's important to understand what customers want and expect.
Sundeep Boughan, head of pre-sales & consultancy at Puzzel, the Oslo, Norway-based specialist in the development of cloud-based contact centres, takes a closer look...
Leading commercial and industrial cleaning chemicals manufacturer Greyland has won the 2018 Caterbar Supplier Awards.
After being commended in both 2014 and 2015 within the Hygiene sector of the awards, they have finally risen to take overall winner in 2018, narrowly pipping commended suppliers Robert Scott and Holchem to the post.
Promote your business at CHSA's Charity Pro-Am Golf Day
The Cleaning & Hygiene Suppliers Association's annual Pro-Am Charity Golf Tournament, taking place on Thursday, 13th September, is the perfect opportunity to promote your business to manufacturers and distributors of cleaning and hygiene products.
A limited number of the wide range of exciting sponsorship opportunities remain available. Contact CHSA secretary, Linda Belcher, to find out more.
Bunzl raises $55,000 for paediatric brain tumour research
Bunzl Canada held its 19th annual golf tournament in support of the world's largest brain tumour research centre of its kind, the Arthur & Sonia Labatt Brain Tumour Research Centre at Toronto's Hospital for Sick Children.
The company, which provides cleaning & hygiene, safety, industrial, food and retail packaging supplies to 45,000 Canadian businesses, hosted colleagues, customers and vendors at the Luau-themed event at Greystone Golf Club in Milton, Ontario. Together they raised $55,000, bringing the total funds raised by the tournament since its inception to over $1.45 Million.
Christeyns Food Hygiene launches ultimate CIP Solution
Christeyns Food Hygiene, based in Warrington, has partnered with H&M Disinfection Systems to launch a new, bespoke containerised CIP system for optimising cleaning equipment in the food and dairy industry.
Container In Place is a bespoke, containerised Cleaning in Place system which comes fully loaded and self-contained, ready to be connected directly to existing pipework, tanks and associated equipment, providing an immediate and cost-effective upgrade to cleaning requirements.
Mitie celebrates 70th anniversary of the NHS
Mitie's 435 NHS based employees recently celebrated their combined 6,650 years of service for the UK's biggest employer, to mark the National Health Service's 70th birthday.
In honour of the milestone, in a week of celebrations, Mitie teams took part in a range of activities across NHS sites which included hosting celebratory tea parties for NHS staff and patients and wearing anniversary uniforms.
Family-run company, Cromwell Polythene, will spring into 2019 in stunning new office space
Cromwell Polythene, one of the UK's leading suppliers of sacks, bags and speciality products for the storage and collection of waste and recyclables, is set to move into a new workspace during Spring 2019, following a period of significant development.
The flourishing family-run business will be moving into a bespoke facility purchased from property development company, Glentrool Estates Group, at its pioneering Sherburn2 75-acre business park at Sherburn-in-Elmet, near Leeds.
HSE publishes white paper on workplace strees
'Managing work related stress as part of a prevention culture' is a new white paper published as part of the Health & Safety Executive's HSL Health & Safety Updates program.
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