Industry shaping technologies identified

14th of June 2011
Industry shaping technologies identified

An international panel of cleaning industry professionals has defined the technologies most likely to change the direction of the industry over the next decade.

From an initial list of 37 developments in the domestic and industrial sectors, the experts - invited by market research consultancy IntertechPira - identified 21 as having the biggest

» read more

Rubbermaid appoints new Europe head

13th of June 2011
Rubbermaid appoints new Europe head

Rubbermaid Commercial Products, US-based specialist in professional cleaning and hygiene products, has appointed Anna Whitton as its new vice president and general manager for Europe, Middle East and Africa. She is based at the company's new European headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland.

Whitton comes to Europe after being with parent company

» read more

Vuvuzelas face Olympics ban for spreading disease

13th of June 2011
Vuvuzelas face Olympics ban for spreading disease

A ban on vuvuzelas at the London Olympics may be on the cards following research carried out at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine.

The study revealed that the trumpets made famous at the FIFA 2010 World Cup in South Africa can propel aerosol droplets at the rate of four million per second, potentially spreading germs faster than

» read more

Safety focus for ISS campaign

10th of June 2011
Safety focus for ISS campaign

ISS, the world's leading building services provider, is launching worldwide campaigns among its employees to promote health, safety and the environment.

There will be a number of initiatives throughout this year under the name You and Me. These will be promoted to the company's 520,000 employees in over 50 countries. The first is called Drive to

» read more

Award entries invited

9th of June 2011

Cleaning industry association ISSA is now inviting entries to its online Innovation Award, which is open to suppliers worldwide. The winners will be announced during the ISSA/INTERCLEAN North America exhibition in Las Vegas this October.

This annual competition allows distributors and end users to vote for the winning products - one is chosen

» read more

Survey highlights sustainability priorities

8th of June 2011
Survey highlights sustainability priorities

A survey into the sustainability priorities of the UK's cleaning industry carried out by the Cleaning and Support Services Association (CSSA) has found that environmental issues are seen as being by far the most important component of sustainability.

Within that, recycling and waste, chemical use and energy are the most important topics -

» read more

Magazine Archive - Articles in Latest News

All Articles

Our Partners

  • ISSA Interclean
  • EFCI
  • EU-nited