A pioneering care home for the elderly with an integrated nursery, opened this January, is the first healthcare facility in France to implement copper touch surfaces to help reduce the risk of infections.
The handrails and door furniture were produced by French company Cuivrinox, and bear the Antimicrobial Copper Cu+ mark, which signifies the
Tork tissue and washroom systems manufacturer has been shortlisted for the Globe Sustainability Reporting Award 2011 - one of only companies worldwide to be nominated.
SCA has won several awards for its sustainability policies over the years. Recent accolades include a Global Partner Award from the Forest Stewardship Council, received in November
Two professional cleaning exhibitions for the Spanish market have formed an agreement to organise one single show, which will take place in Valencia at the beginning of 2012.
The Spanish manufacturing trade association ASFEL, which organised Hygienalia, and its Italian counterpart AFIDAMP, organiser of Pulire, have joined forces to launch a
Cleaning industry association ISSA, which has its headquarters in the USA, has won its first UK distributor group member - Jangro. John Garfinkel, executive director of the association - which now has activities throughout the world - presented Jangro operations director Jo Gilliard with a plaque and certificate of membership at The Cleaning Show
The European Federation of Cleaning Industries (EFCI), the contract cleaning industry association representing the sector at EU level, has published its latest market data, relating to the year 2008. This latest survey shows Europe’s cleaning contractors achieved a total turnover of 61,978 billion euros in the 20 countries covered.
Afidamp, the association that represents manufacturers and distributors of professional cleaning products in Italy through its different branches, has celebrated its 30th anniversary in Milan.
The celebration was attended by past presidents including Andrea Risi, Giulio Guizzi, Maurizio Cigola, Romolo Raimondi, Michele Liscio and Giampaolo Ruffo,