Oleg Popov from Russian cleaning company Cristanval talks about operating across a country with nine time zones. The distance between the westernmost city of Kaliningrad and the easternmost city of Vladivostok is more than 10,000 kilometres.
Even after starting operations in Moscow or any other Russian city, any company strives to grow and
Traditionally floor polish manufacturers developed solutions that gave a corporate floor the brightest, shiniest finish – a floor with a mirror-like look. Thinking has now changed and suppliers must ask: does the customer really want shiny floors? Writing exclusively for ECJ, Matt Baines of Premiere Products explores how trends in floor
The French cleaning industry has been expressing its opinions to the political parties, writes reporter Christian Bouzols.
With the approaching presidential elections, the French cleaning sector has decided to make its position known on a number of current issues and to bring them to the attention of the various candidates. Among the issues put
ECJ's new USA reporter is Ron Segura of Segura & Associates. Here, he asks whether cleaning is a recession-proof industry.
Is cleaning really a recession-proof industry? Companies making cuts in other areas of their business still need to spend money to have buildings cleaned.
But because of economic challenges, firms now expect to pay less
In the second of our special country focus reports, ECJ takes a look at the cleaning sector of the Netherlands. With the help of industry experts we focus on the contract cleaning sector, training and the distribution of supplies.
The contract cleaning sector in the Netherlands is currently worth 4.3 billion euros and there are almost 8,000
ECJ reporter in the Netherlands Nico Lemmens on a new quality standard being introduced by cleaning companies association OSB.
As reported in the February/March edition of this journal, the Dutch association of cleaning companies OSB has introduced a new Quality Mark. The OSB Quality Mark has three pillars.
The first is a set of legal requirements