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Cleaning machine manufacturer Nilfisk-Advance, which has its headquarters in Denmark, is expanding its activities into emerging markets with the acquisition of Brazilian equipment producer Plataforma.
Based in Sao Paulo, Plataforma produces, sells and services machinery - it now becomes part of Nilfisk-Advance Brazil. Jørgen Jensen,
The ISSA/INTERCLEAN North America 2010 event takes place in Orlando, Florida from November 9-12. Alongside the trade exhibition there is the usual comprehensive seminar and educational programme.
Subjects to be covered during the four days include Value Creation Strategies for Wholesaler-Distributors; Workplace Cross Contamination &
Cleaning chemical producer Greyland, based in the UK, has signed a Europe-wide distribution agreement with Nohtec, the German industrial distribution agency.
Nohtec boasts a team of sales agents across Germany as well as representation in the Netherlands, Finland, Greece, and Poland. It also offers product training and technical support. It is
The results of a pilot study at a clinic in the US show that, as well as reducing surface microbial contamination by 90 per cent, antimicrobial copper surfaces extend a ‘halo effect’ to nearby, non-copper surfaces, reducing their contamination levels too.
Phlebotomy chairs at the clinic were fitted with copper trays and arms and
Global cleaning industry association ISSA, which has its headquarters in the USA, has elected its board for 2011. The incoming president is Scott Jarden of The Bullen Companies.
Vice president/president elect is Jon Scoles of Scoles Floorshine Industries, while the European board chairman is Niels Ysbrandy of Ettore Products. He replaces
The debate about which hand drying method is the most hygienic continues, with the publication of a new study which concludes that bacterial levels increase when rubbing hands together under an electric warm air dryer.
Researchers at Bradford University in the UK concluded that paper towels were the most effective means of reducing the risk of