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Kärcher has acquired Italian sweeping machine manufacturer and metal component producer ISAL, based in Corregio, Italy. The takeover deal has been signed, but the purchase price is not being disclosed.
Kärcher says the two companies have been working together for over 10 years in the development of industrial sweepers. Following a
The Food and Drug Administration has called for a safety review of soaps and body washes that contain antibacterial chemicals.
The US health regulator has warned that certain ingredients in such products could scramble hormone levels and boost drug-proof bacteria.
According to FDA microbiologist Colleen Rogers: "New data suggest that the risks
Cleaning industry association ISSA has appointed Andrew Dunning of Numatic as chairman of the ISSA European council and Paul Kelly from Rubbermaid Commercial Products (RCP) as the UK representative on the council. Both will serve from 2014 - 2016.
Commenting on the appointments ISSA director of EMEA services Keith Baker said: "I am delighted to
According to the International Federation of Robotics service robotics is booming - at least 93,800 new professional service robots will be sold worth 12.5 billion euros between 2012 and 2015.
That's why the forthcoming Automatica exhibition in Munich from June 3-6 will feature a a separate exhibition area dedicated to professional service
Clean India Pulire took place in Mumbai last month, attracting over 5,000 visitors from across India and other countries including Denmark, France, Middle East, Germany, Italy, Malaysia, Hong Kong, China, the UK and Switzerland.
This year's show saw 42 new exhibitors taking part, with the launch of 65 new products. Over 80 per cent of exhibitors
Self-cleaning pads that are claimed to continuously kill bacteria, viruses and fungi on everyday surfaces are being used in US schools to help prevent infections.
NanoSeptic self-cleaning pads from NanoTouch Materials are also said to be suitable for use in the hospitality and food service sectors.
NanoSeptic products include peel-and-stick