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Marek Kowalski from the Polish Cleaning Chamber of Commerce reviews the recent ISSA/INTERCLEAN CEE show in Warsaw.
We are through the fifth ISSA/Interclean Central & Eastern Europe (CEE) event - another successful show. The number of exhibitors grew by 10 per cent, the exhibition area by 20 per cent and the number of visitors by 33 per cent.
Service solutions provider Sodexo in Ireland has acquired Zehnacker, which provides specialist facilities management services for hospitals, nursing homes and other healthcare facilities.
The company will be renamed Sodexo Zehnacker Healthcare and the management team will remain the same.
Sodexo's Stuart Carter commented on the acquisition: "Our
The Europropre cleaning exhibition, which took place in Paris in April, attracted just under 11,000 visitors, say the organisers - a two per cent improvement on the last event two years ago.
Almost 10 per cent of those attending came from outside France, most of them from African countries.
Innovation awards were presented to Movework, Chicopee,
The German government has decided to introduce a system indicating levels of hygiene in restaurants – reports ECJ correspondent Thomas Schulte-Marxloh.
After many years of discussion, the ministers for consumer protection of the federal states of Germany have finally decided to introduce a system to indicate the hygiene level of
Seats on aeroplanes and in airport lounges harbour more bacteria than toilet seats, according to tests carried out in the US.
And a hire car tested also showed high levels of organisms including E.coli and faecal matter.
The small-scale study was carried out on seats at 12 sites by a team from the ABC television show Good Morning America. Other
ISS, the industry's leading facilities services provider, has agreed with Polygon to complete the divestment of its German damage control business, Vatro.
With its headquarters in Olpe in the Düsseldorf region and 32 local branches around the country, Vatro was bought by ISS in 2001 and now employs 800 people. In 2010 it generated revenue of