Cleanzine: your weekly cleaning and hygiene industry newsletter 3rd June 2021 Issue no. 971
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Sebastian Volders joins ISS as Global Head of Growth in the Life Sciences and Manufacturing Segment
Partnership enables facilities to safely reopen with help of innovative air testing technology
Post Covid-19 crisis can lead to a new period of rapid growth and prosperity
Call for nominations for US 2nd Annual National Guest Room Attendant Excellence Award
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This Week's News
IICRC opens nominations for Hall of Fame Awards
The Institute of Inspection, Cleaning & Restoration Certification is now accepting nominations for the 2021 Hall of Fame Awards. The deadline for nominations is 30th June.
The Hall of Fame awards are open to all past and present IICRC constituents who have at least 25 consecutive years in the inspection, cleaning and/or restoration industries.
Autonomous cleaning is in high demand
With the pandemic still very much in the forefront of everyone’s minds, there is now an even higher demand for automated and socially distanced cleaning.
Earlier this year, ICE launched the highly anticipated Co-Botics line - a comprehensive range of autonomous floor cleaning machines. ICE believes automation will help shape the way cleaning operations and functions are carried out in the future, but in a collaborative and cohesive way.
Kärcher launches new accessories for cleaning façades and solar power installations
Kärcher has launched a complete system of high-pressure cleaner accessories designed especially for façades and solar power installations. The range includes rotating roller heads and brushes, multi-purpose telescopic lances and adapter sets, and an ergonomic carrier system.
The accessories are multi-functional, so as well as use with high-pressure cleaners, they can also be connected to a hose for clean-water applications or to a vacuum cleaner for removing loose dirt. The new accessories will allow professional users to reach difficult-to-access, horizontal and vertical surfaces.
Samsic Arise: LEAN Six Sigma drives wellness-led workspace management
Crafting service solutions as unique as buildings and how they are used is the core process underpinning a new initiative from specialist FM service provider Samsic UK.
The UK market arm of the 3billion euro turnover Samsic Group has launched Arise Programme, a solutions package driven by LEAN Six Sigma tools to create waste-free service models and attain high and consistent standards of service outcome.
New Battery Compatibility Program
Delta-Q Technologies has announced the launch of its new partner program, 'Charged by Delta', to provide battery and battery management system (BMS) manufacturers with the tools, brand association and access to pursue new opportunities with original equipment manufacturers.
The program allows battery partners to combine marketing efforts with Delta-Q and offers global OEMs access to a curated network of existing and compatible battery and charging solutions.
Kent school adds Prochem misting system to anti-Covid cleaning programme
A leading Kent special educational needs school is keeping Covid-free with regular treatments of Prochem antimicrobial solutions using the company's new M500 Micro-Mist surface disinfecting system.
Bradfields Academy in Chatham is an outstanding all-through special needs school based in Walderslade, Chatham. It provides child-centred education to children aged 3-19 years as well as supporting young adults aged 18-25 years with education, health and care (EHC) plans to further their life chances through supported internships.
Bothongo Hygiene Solutions £5 million in sales in first year
A fast-growing hygiene company has celebrated its first year in business by smashing the £5 million sales barrier and launching more than 100 new products.
Bothongo Hygiene Solutions has shone in the darkest of years to post the impressive figures and emerge as a leading player in the cleaning and facilities management sector.
Mitie seven-year contract with Scottish Government
Mitie has extended its 13-year partnership with the Scottish Government with a new seven-year facilities management contract.
The contract, which was awarded following a competitive tender, will see Mitie deliver key services for 70 sites across the country, ranging from offices and research centres through to Marine Scotland's buildings and the First Minister's residence.
Rentokil Initial renews as Saracens' Official Hygiene Partner
Saracens Rugby Club tells us it is delighted that Rentokil Initial has signed up again to be as the Club's Official Hygiene Partner, for the 20/21 Greene King IPA Championship season.
With fans already returning to stadiums, this strategic partnership, which at its announcement in August 2020 was believed to be a first in UK sport, is helping to ensure the 'Safe Return to Sport' at StoneX Stadium.
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Recent UK News
Mitie welcomes new director of cleaning services
New BCC report gives fascinating insights into one of the country's biggest industries
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