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Italian cleaning machine manufacturer Fimap has presented a new branding based on the new philosophy of the company - 'Affordable Cleaning'. This came about, explained ceo Massimiliano Ruffo, as a result of the demand for quality products which respect the environment, at an affordable price.
According to Ruffo: "'Affordable' means to give the
Biocides used to control pests and germs are set to become safer and more environmentally conscious due to the EU legislation which parliament voted for last month. New biocides will also be authorised more swiftly for EU-wide sale than at present.
The broad aim of the draft regulation is to update existing EU rules, which bring cleaning
The Cleaning Industry Research Institute (CIRI) International has launched a 'Manufacturers' Corner' section on its website. This, the US-based organisation says, will enable it to expand its technical output, share new research ideas and promote interactive discussions based on work from industry sources and manufacturers.
Hygiene systems and tissue producer SCA has received The New Economy Carbon Leadership Award 2010 for best carbon reporting in Sweden. The award was recently presented for the first time, by UK magazine The New Economy.
The awards recognised 39 global companies from 20 countries which have achieved excellence in carbon reduction and carbon
A new independent survey commissioned by UK and Ireland support services company Resource has concluded that almost 50 per cent of people questioned would refuse to go into hospital
in case they contracted a superbug infection.
Nearly 70 per cent of the 1,000 questioned said they were worried about themselves or a relative going into
Italy-based high pressure cleaner manufacturer Idrobase Group saw its sales rise by 16 per cent in 2010 compared to the previous year - reaching seven million euros. The company now exports to 82 countries around the world, with countries outside Europe accounting for 58 per cent of turnover. European Union states make up 21 per cent of sales,