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Netherlands-based hand hygiene products specialist Dreumex has acquired fellow hand care solutions producer Gent-L-Kleen, based in Pennsylvania, USA.
For Dreumex, which currently supplies European markets, this is an important milestone in its global strategy. Jan-Chris Heeger, managing director, explained: “This acquisition marks the next
The winner of the 2009/2010 Building Cleanability Awards (BCA) which took place in the UK recently was Birmingham Metropolitan College. It beat off other short-listed entries to the prize, which recognises buildings effectively supporting day-to-day cleaning.
The scheme is open to all buildings in the UK and Ireland with an internal floor area of
The Travelator Cleaner from Baudoin Wash-Systems was declared the best innovation for the professional cleaning industry at the ISSA/INTERCLEAN exhibition in Amsterdam. It was chosen to be awarded the overall prize from the three category winners – the other two being Kärcher and Alpheios International.
The results were announced at a
After holding strike action for nine weeks, cleaner members of the FNV Bondgenoten trade union in the Netherlands have reached a settlement - winning the pay increases and education allowances they were campaigning for.
The settlement consists of a 3.5 per cent pay increase over two years, which is 1.5 per cent more than the general wage
The European Commission has broken the deadlock on setting criteria for identifying hazardous chemicals, requesting companies to table plans to substitute them even if no alternatives have been clearly identified.
Environment commissioner Janez Potocnik and industry commissioner Antonio Tajani announced they have found a common approach to
The Italian cleaning machinery, equipment and chemical manufacturers’ association AfidampFAB has
elected its board of directors for 2010. The president is once again Michele Redi of IPC Ready System.
Daniele Bonini of Isal serves as deputy vice president. Members of the council are Gianfranco Bonotto of Tre Colli; Maurizio Cigola of IPC