Doing business in the Middle East and Africa (MENA)

10th of October 2014 Article by Paul Wonnacott
Doing business in the Middle East and Africa (MENA)

Paul Wonnacott is managing director and president of Vectair Systems, specialist in washroom hygiene and aircare systems. The company does business around the globe and Wonnacott has gained considerable experience in many of the world's most important markets. In this, his first blog for ECJ, he offers his views on trading in the Middle East and Africa (MENA) region.

More and more international hygiene manufacturers and cl..

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Celebrate Global Handwashing Day on October 15

29th of September 2014 Article by Lynne Goodman
Celebrate Global Handwashing Day on October 15

Lynne Goodman, marketing and PR director at Hand Dryers UK, looks ahead to Global Handwashing Day, which this year takes place on October 15.

Established in 2001 the Global Public-Private Partnership for Handwashing with Soap is a coalition of international stakeholders whose focus is handwashing and child health. Hygiene Centre Staff at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine have been actively involved in sett..

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Ready for the next adventure

17th of September 2014 Article by Rob den Hertog
Ready for the next adventure

Rob den Hertog, project manager for the ISSA/Interclean series of exhibitions, looks ahead to the first ISSA/Interclean Istanbul next week.

The 25th ISSA/Interclean Amsterdam show in May was for four days the focal point in the industry - manufacturers, distributors, end users, press, associations - all joined to exchange ideas, views and do business. It was four days of positive vibes in the industry. The atmosphere..

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Health and hygiene at music festivals

11th of July 2014 Article by Lynne Goodman
Health and hygiene at music festivals

The newest ECJ blogger is Lynne Goodman, marketing and PR director at Hand Dryers UK. She has a keen interest in raising awareness of health and hygiene within everyday working environments. In this blog she looks at music festivals - thousands of them take place around the world every summer.

When we think of outside music festivals our minds often conjure up visual images of mud splattered, alcohol drinking , welly wearing, fes..

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Are innovations proof of entrepreneurial vision?

17th of June 2014 Article by Markus Asch
Are innovations proof of entrepreneurial vision?

Markus Asch, vice chairman of the management board at cleaning equipment manufacturer Kärcher and president of EUnited Cleaning, writes his latest blog for the ECJ website. He asks how new innovations in the industry can be defined as successful.

Are innovations proof of entrepreneurial vision? Yes, if you succeed in selling them on the market at a profit for a sustained period. Against the backdrop of gl..

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