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Ambius, known for its commitment to helping organisations promote healthy spaces through interior landscaping and scenting solutions, launched Hygiene360, a suite of full-service solutions that tackle the spread of germs on surfaces, person-to-person and in the air.
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There aren't many hours left to visit the virtual Manchester Cleaning Show (https://cleaningshow.co.uk/manchester) today, so if you haven't yet logged in, do try soon! Based on innovative technology which allows visitors to interact with each other by sending messages and business cards, we can 'browse' exhibitors' virtual booths, discover company profiles and videos and even pose questions that will be answered virtually. There is also an informative pre-recorded programme of presentations from some of the industry's leading figures, which will be made available after the event, for those who've not been able to log in and take part in real time.
These presentations feature a wide range of topics that are highly relevant to anyone working in the sector; some focus on the industry's hugely important role during the pandemic and how it can assist in the reopening of the economy. The Show is free to attend, with no apps to download and you can view everything on a device of your choice. Hope to see you there!
Next Wednesday, 21st October, marks the sixth annual Thank Your Cleaner Day - and, in the wake of the Coronavirus pandemic, this special day which highlights the important work our world's cleaners carry out, is more important than ever before. Acknowledged as the 'keyworkers' they are, cleaners were fighting the virus on the front line while the rest of us were locked down and never more than now do they deserve our thanks and appreciations.
In case you're not familiar with it, thank Your Cleaner Day (www.thankyourcleanerday.com) originated in New Zealand when the local trade organisation for Building Services Contractors worked with Kärcher to recognise the unsung heroes of the cleaning industry. Over 30 countries now take part across the world, from Australia to the Dominican Republic, from the US to Singapore. Kärcher continues to champion the cause and encourage as many businesses to take part as possible. Do please help to spread the word.
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Bio-Productions, an industrial cleaning product manufacturer with an award-winning record for producing environmentally-responsible products for customers across the globe, welcomed HRH The Princess Royal on a tour of its Burgess Hill, Sussex, facility.
Founded in 1986, the company has led the way in developing 'greener' alternatives to harsh chemical compounds, including, most recently, an alcohol-free hand sanitising gel to combat Covid-19.
Since the worldwide Covid-19 outbreak, demand for Purehold's range of 'clip on' antimicrobial door handle solutions for 'push' doors, 'pull' doors and 'lever' doors has boomed, due to the simplicity of installation and silver ion technology which has been proven to kill bacteria and viruses.
Chief medical officer for the UK Government, Professor Chris Whitty, recently confirmed that people can catch Covid-19 by touching a contaminated surface and then touching their face.
As we commemorate Global Handwashing Day today (October 15th), the American Cleaning Institute reports a 14-percentage point decline in frequent handwashing since the start of the pandemic, according to a new national survey.
The research, which was conducted by Ipsos for ACI, both in March and again in September 2020, tracked changes in consumer cleaning behaviours spanning the first six months of the pandemic in the US.
Time constraints make it hard to have a separate sweep and scrub process.
The position, ‘chief growth officer’, is relatively new for many companies, having been created in the past decade.
Working collaboratively with selected wholesalers to return, refill and reuse the containers, the trial will create a closed-loop system - further reducing the amount of plastic used by the company and helping to contribute to a more sustainable society.
The Mini Savona is the latest addition to Kennedy Hygiene’s hand washing range.
A compact and elegant dispenser, it provides a large amount of soap in a single dose, making it an ultra-economical choice for hand washing, as it cuts waste by negating the perceived need by users, to dispense several doses to collect what they consider to be an adequate amount of soap.
Brain Corp, has this week announced the launch of new user experience (UX) design and reporting capabilities that dramatically improve the way autonomous mobile robots can be used and managed at scale.
The software enhancements are designed to optimise usage of BrainOS-powered robots for different types of users - from a robot operator to management personnel - on a global basis. They also include powerful new software features for BrainOS-enabled robotic scrubbers that deliver improved cleaning efficiency and flexibility for commercial locations.
Commercial property specialist Bruntwood, is expanding its service offering with the launch of a new facilities management business, Unify, which will provide fully integrated FM services encompassing cleaning and specialist cleaning, energy, mechanical and electrical repairs and maintenance.
The company has already secured 30 new contracts, and enters its first full financial year with an £8m contract value order book, as it seeks growth among occupiers of commercial office and public-sector buildings, national retailers and the industrial and logistics industries, alongside Bruntwood's 2,600 customers.
Weltec Biopower is about to build a biogas plant in South Korea. The plant is being set up in the province of Gyeonggi-do, some 60 km north of Seoul, and will transform biogas into heat in an integrated gas boiler.
Cleaning and soft services provider, Facilicom UK & Ireland, has secured a new, one-year contract with The Open University (OU). This follows a decade-long relationship with the supported open learning and research experts.
The cleaning specialist began working at OU's Nottingham site over 10 years ago, delivering hygiene and window cleaning services.
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