Greece’s cleaning sector - challenges and opportunities

13th of March 2017
Greece’s cleaning sector - challenges and opportunities

Anthi Iliopoulou is general manager of Alter Ego, one of the largest integrated facility management providers in Greece. With its headquarters in Athens, Alter Ego has over 800 employees and provides services throughout the country. It has 68 major Greek and multinational businesses among its clients and is a subsidiary of the European Reliance

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Waste management partner

10th of March 2017
Waste management partner

Jacco Vonhof, chairman of the Association of Cleaning Research (VSR) is the new Dutch reporter for ECJ. He explores how cleaning companies can add value in this age of robotisation and digitisation.

The world is changing and so is the cleaning industry. Robots are taking over tasks and digitisation allows those working in the industry to be

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Cleaning the cleanroom

10th of March 2017
Cleaning the cleanroom

How do you keep the cleanest places in the world clean? German reporter Alexandra Lachner finds out.

Although cleanrooms were for many years intended for sectors such as pharmacy or space technology, they have now become commonplace in a wide range of industries. “The driving force is mainly the consumer”, explains Frank Duvernell,

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Dirty cleaning

7th of March 2017
Dirty cleaning

A case of misuse of workers and government funds has tainted the reputation of Denmark’s second largest facility service company, reports ECJ correspondent Lotte Printz.

They were going to start a new life in Denmark. But for 149 poor Eastern Europeans their dreams turned into a nightmare. The Eastern Europeans were lured to Denmark by

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Encouraging signs from Italian survey

15th of December 2016
Encouraging signs from Italian survey

Anna Garbagna reports from Italy on the latest survey by the AfidampCOM association, covering the cleaning products distribution market.

AfidampCOM’s survey on the distribution market for the professional cleaning in Italy in 2015 was conducted from March until June this year.

The survey shows a reasonably positive picture with growing

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Click for cleaning tips

15th of December 2016
Click for cleaning tips

It seems quite simple, but exploiting the power of social media takes some elbow grease. ECJ correspondent Lotte Printz reports from Denmark.

Back in the 1950s – when television was not yet a household item and being a housewife was the most common occupation for women in Denmark – the Danish radio broadcaster offered housewives the

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