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The effects of economic uncertainty are being felt across the globe and the cleaning industry must face the fact that the market is undergoing permanent change. That's according to president and managing director of IPC Gianfranco Cianci.
"It is vital that we innovate, that we become more flexible in our approach to business," he told ECJ. "The
This will be final ISSA/INTERCLEAN show for Mark Armitage, director of exhibition services (Europe) for cleaning industry association ISSA. He is retiring on June 30.
Mark has been a popular figure around the exhibition and indeed throughout the industry since he joined ISSA in 1998 - he moved there from the US Department of Commerce based in the
Cleaning industry association ISSA has once again put together a stimulating seminar programme this week, running alongside the exhibition. Here's what's coming up tomorrow, Thursday.
11.00-12.30 - Facility management and the cleaning industry: how facility managers and the cleaning industry can adapt to a changing world. Room D201-202
Hoping to launch a new high speed warm air hand dryer for children at the show this week is the Magic Dryer Company.
Owner-director Susan Coghill and her husband, children's hygiene consultant Iain Stewart, have spent four years developing a hand dryer which they claim is both fast enough and quiet enough to encourage children to wash and dry
ProTeam is making only its second visit to ISSA/INTERCLEAN with its backpack vacuums.
The well-established US-based company aims to convert tub and upright vacuum users in Europe to using backpacks by promoting the productivity gains of the system.
"Backpack vacuums are traditionally a niche market for applications such as stairwell and
Electrolux claims its new Abecs system for laundering microfibre cloths and mops will completely remove the risk of bacteria regrowing in the cloths.
The system is also said to save energy and prolong the life of cloths and mops.
Abecs works via a positive charge in the final rinse cycle when laundering mops and cloths. "Most bacteria have a