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The European Federation of Cleaning Industries (EFCI), the contract cleaning industry association representing the sector at EU level, has published its latest market data, relating to the year 2008. This latest survey shows Europe’s cleaning contractors achieved a total turnover of 61,978 billion euros in the 20 countries covered.
Afidamp, the association that represents manufacturers and distributors of professional cleaning products in Italy through its different branches, has celebrated its 30th anniversary in Milan.
The celebration was attended by past presidents including Andrea Risi, Giulio Guizzi, Maurizio Cigola, Romolo Raimondi, Michele Liscio and Giampaolo Ruffo,
The organisers of the Cleaning.Management.Services (CMS) exhibition, which takes place in Berlin from September 20-23, are inviting exhibitors to submit their entries to this year’s Purus Award by May 25.
The Purus Award focuses on good design and the produces entered are judged on styling and functionality in equal measure. For the first
We’ve all heard the word ‘throne’ being used to describe a toilet. Well now there’s a toilet so luxurious that it really is fit for royalty. The Kohler Numi sells for a cool 4,300 euros.
Kohler describes its loo as combining “unmatched design, technology and engineering to bring you the finest in personal comfort and
A group of apprentices currently studying health and environment studies at the Centre de Formation des Apprentis (CFA) in Tours, France visited the UK recently on a study tour. The purpose of the tour was for the 23 students to learn more about various aspects of the cleaning sector, deepen their knowledge about sustainable development and
An American woman was rushed to hospital after accidentally impaling herself on a toilet roll holder.
The unnamed Texan woman fell in her bathroom and pierced her neck on the object, but still managed to call for help. When Dallas Fire Department arrived on at the scene, they found the victim - still fully conscious - sitting on the toilet with