Cleanzine: your weekly cleaning and hygiene industry newsletter 24th June 2021 Issue no. 974
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Middle East Cleaning Technology Week targets 2022 for 6th edition in Dubai
Middle East Cleaning Technology Week, the region's popular exhibition for the commercial cleaning and hygiene industries, will return to Dubai, UAE in 2022, joint organisers Messe Frankfurt Middle East and VIS have announced.
The sixth edition of the three-day event was to run in September 2021; however, after careful consideration and extensive consultation with stakeholders and trade partners, it was decided that moving the show to 2022 would "allow more time for the industry to recover."
Cleaning made simple with Nilfisk's new Core Pressure Washer range
Nilfisk, one of the world's leading manufacturers of cleaning equipment, is proud to bring a brand-new, award-winning range to the UK market; the Nilfisk Core Pressure Washers.
Recognised for its simple, clean, and Scandinavian design combined with a striking black frame and blue body, the Nilfisk Core 140 and 140 IH Pressure Washers have been awarded a prestigious 2021 German Design Award in the Excellent Product Design, Gardening and Outdoor Living category. Additionally, the same range has been awarded the 2021 Red Dot Design Award in the Garden category.
New agreement delivers surface disinfection to global public health commodity procurement programs
AREV Nanotech Brands, a publicly traded life science enterprise, and sanitising and disinfecting company Germinator, have entered into a definitive agreement to provide the Genesis hypochlorous acid (HOCl) platform of surface disinfection to global public health commodity procurement programs to aid refugees and Internally Displaced Persons throughout Central and South America, Africa, eastern Europe, and Asia.
Bunzl's pre-close statement reveals two further industry acquisitions
In its pre-close statement issued today, in which it recorded, 'Good overall growth against continuing pandemic-related challenges,' Bunzl announced that it has completed the acquisition of two more businesses - one in the UK and the other in Australia.
The first, Comax, is a distributor to the leisure, janitorial, care home and foodservice sectors in the UK, supplying an array of cleaning & hygiene products, as well as catering and kitchen supplies. The company generated revenue of £14 million in 2020.
FV-Cart: The vacuum cleaner that follows you everywhere
The battery powered FV-Cart vacuum cleaner is a powerful and handy professional trolley model, suitable for cleaning operations that involve frequent changes to the environment in which the cleaning is carried out.
FV-Cart features a rotation system involving the three wheels, which enables the user to easily manoeuvre the machine up and down steps.
Brightwell Dispensers appoints a new managing director
Brightwell Dispensers, the global designer and manufacturer of high-quality and innovative soap, paper and chemical dilution dispensing systems, has appointed Nathan Palmer as Managing Director. Nathan succeeds Stephen Woolmer, who retired after 26 years in the business at the end of last month.
Nathan has extensive experience across manufacturing businesses in multiple countries, business functions and market sectors. He was most recently working for Linde, a global leader in industrial gases and engineering, as managing director of its business in North-Eastern Europe.
Cintas introduces Advantage 97 product line
Cintas Corporation has launched its Advantage 97 product line, which includes all of Cintas's most popular and most trusted safety products and personal protective equipment stocked locally in Cintas warehouses across the US, giving customers peace of mind that local inventory will always meet their demand.
In co-operation with Trafalgar Cleaning Equipment; their customer had painted the floor six months prior, but then not really seen it since, due to accumulated dirt, dust, and ash build up.
Taking a load off the planet: Oxwash's green tech secures £2.08 million to accelerate laundry sector cleanup
Putting a sustainable spin on laundry, Oxwash, the UK-based startup backed by Twitter co-founder Biz Stone, has raised £2.08m ($3M) in seed expansion investment, to clean up the traditional and environmentally-costly washing and dry cleaning sector with its space-age technology.
Launched in 2018, while ex-NASA scientist and Forbes's Europe's 30 under 30 alumni, Dr Kyle Grant, was completing his Synthetic Biology PhD at the University of Oxford, Oxwash was born out of his frustration with the perpetually broken washing machines on campus.
100% of hotels in Qatar are now Qatar Clean Certified
The Qatar National Tourism Council has marked a milestone in its Qatar Clean programme, with 100% of QNTC-licensed hotels now ‘Qatar Clean’ certified.
Launched in partnership with the Ministry of Public Health in June 2020, QNTC's Qatar Clean programme has been designed to ensure the highest standards in hygiene and cleanliness, with rigorous procedures in place to ensure the safety of guests.
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