Italy’s cleaning sector - challenges and opportunities

19th of March 2018
Italy’s cleaning sector - challenges and opportunities

Lorenzo Mattioli, president of Italian contract cleaning association ANIP, offers an exclusive overview of the country’s market. ANIP is affiliated with Confindustria, which represents and protects the group of companies which provides cleaning services, multi services and integrated services on a national and community level - politically,

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The long fight against illiteracy

20th of December 2017
The long fight against illiteracy

The French federation of cleaning companies (FEP) is actively involved in national initiatives tackling illiteracy, writes ECJ correspondent Christian Bouzols in his latest report.

The French federation of cleaning companies (FEP) recently took part in the annual days of action against illiteracy organised by the National campaign against

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Knowing what we know...

18th of December 2017
Knowing what we know...

From the UK, Lynn Webster reports on recent studies into growth and future challenges for the sector.

Growth is our industry’s watchword, experienced by many and confirmed by the recently published British Cleaning Council (BCC) 2017 research report. The availability of concrete data enables effective decision-making and future planning,

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Online sales - profit or resistance?

18th of December 2017
Online sales - profit or resistance?

Internet sales are continuing to rise, but is our cleaning sector sufficiently involved? Are we aware of the dos and don’ts? Jacco Vonhof, chairman of VSR and ECJ correspondent, reports from a recent seminar on the effective use of online sales.

There are still many gains to be made. For instance, the consumer market is already using the

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CMS 2017: international, digital

15th of December 2017
CMS 2017: international, digital

German correspondent Alexandra Lachner reports from the recent WFBSC Congress and CMS in Berlin.

At CMS there were 429 exhibitors from 24 countries. Dr Christian Göke, chairman of Messe Berlin, commented: “The quality of the exhibitors, the increased number of international trade visitors and the variety of innovations presented set

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Hospital disinfectant of the future?

15th of December 2017
Hospital disinfectant of the future?

Italian correspondent Anna Garbagna reports on a new formula developed in Rome which could become a future hospital disinfectant.

Breaking news for the scenario of the cleaning of large communities - especially those connected with healthcare.

Research carried out by Catholic University of the Sacred Heart, in cooperation with  National

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