This year's ISSA/Interclean exhibition in Amsterdam - the 25th edition of the event - has seen an increase in visitor numbers of five per cent compared to the last one in 2012, the organisers have announced.
This year's visitor number was 29,325, compared to 28,001 in 2012. And there were 696 exhibitors this time, compared to 669 two years
There have always been financial bubbles whenever radical innovations have become widespread. As such, the computer will bring in its wake a more healthy working culture and informational cooperation - according to Erik Händeler, German author and future scientist. He writes here for ECJ.
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In this edition of ECJ we feature a special report on inspirational women in the professional cleaning industry. In it we focus on four women working in different parts of the sector and ask them about their background, their everyday challenges and their ambitions for the future.
The first is Angelica Martinez, who was named the British Cleaning
New from Nilfisk Alto is a wet and dry vacuum cleaner said to prevent aches and pains among cleaners by means of an ergonomic tilting mechanism.
According to senior group product manager Anthony Evans, the VL500 can be emptied with one hand by even the smallest of cleaners.
"It weighs up to 75 kilos but the ergo-tilt mechanism uses the weight of
A new range of cleaning products in Barbie pink is among the highlights of the Vikan stand.
The range includes brushes, handles and buckets and forms part of the company's colour-coded system designed to prevent cross-contamination.
"We already had eight colours so pink is our ninth," said brand manager Marianne Houmannn Jensen. "We are world
A table football table is the unlikely object on display at the INPACS stand.
Four men were already playing enthusiastically on the machine early on the first day, and several more were queuing up to take their turn.
"We are running a mini-tournament," explained marketing manager Horst Rose. "Since this is World Cup year and our ceo is a big