The European Commission has raised its eurozone growth forecast and announced that the economic recovery is gaining ground. But it was also quick to warn of higher inflation as a result of surging oil prices.
EU economic and monetary affairs commissioner Olli Rehn said he expected gross domestic product in the 17-countries eurozone to increase by
The European Court of Justice has decided the proposed establishment of an EU patent tribunal is incompatible with EU rules, meaning this cornerstone of long-standing plans to create a unified European patent will have to be reviewed.
Moves to develop a single patent system for the EU began in 2003, but progress has been hampered by linguistic,
Prochem Europe has introduced induction drive pump technology to its Steempro carpet and upholstery cleaning machines. The company says pump failure is a common nuisance.
So the company has changed the pumps on its Steempro Powermax and Powerplus models to 150 psi induction drive pumps as standard fitments. The result is a quieter and more
Floor cleaning equipment producer Powr-Flite has added a new section on its website to allow users to locate specific parts for all the company's machines. This new section is simply called 'Parts Now'.
The Parts Now section is categorised by product and includes schematics drawings for each machine so users can easily find what they're looking
Designed for use wherever there is a need for continuous use of cleaning and disinfectant agents is Toucan-Eco, a handheld system that promises active cleaning using ElectroChemical Activation (ECA) technology to produce on demand an activated combined disinfectant and cleaning solution from inputs of ordinary tap water, salt and tiny amounts of
A new Tork blue zigzag-fold towel for use in the food sector has been launched by SCA. Tork Universal Blue ZigZag Hand Towel is aimed at food manufacturing and preparation areas but can be used in any washroom and wash station.
The dispenser for Tork zigzag towels gives out one towel at a time to reduce over-consumption and improve cost in use.