Mental health - taking care of your workforce

22nd of May 2018
Mental health - taking care of your workforce

Mental health problems affect one in four of us at one or other time in our lives. And according to the World Health Organisation these issues are responsible for almost 20 per cent of illnesses in the WHO European Region. So are cleaning industry operatives particularly susceptible to mental health problems? And if they are, what are employers

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When will the smart revolution come?

21st of May 2018
When will the smart revolution come?

Smart solutions in the guise of mobile apps, robots, sensors and web-based tools have exploded on to our world. But is the “smart revolution” leaving the cleaning industry trailing behind, asks
Ann Laffeaty?

According to many estimates at least two-thirds of Western Europeans now have access to a mobile phone. Meanwhile, technology in

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Vileda goes back to the drawing board for Origo 2

17th of May 2018
Vileda goes back to the drawing board for Origo 2

Vileda's Origo 2 cleaning trolley bears no resemblance whatsoever to the original Origo model, says business development director Steve Barber.

And it is designed with the cleaner firmly in mind. ‘When we began developing the Origo 2 two years we compiled a map of what a cleaner's typical day looked like," said Barber. "We were surprised to

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Vectair sends its stand visitors to a virtual urinal

17th of May 2018
Vectair sends its stand visitors to a virtual urinal

Visitors to the Vectair stand are being given headsets and controllers and invited to step into a virtual world filled with lavatories.

The company's fully-immersive virtual reality experience encourages visitors to navigate around hotels, stairs, halls, washrooms and urinals where they can view and "touch" Vectair products.

"We are trying out

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Ettore launches sustainable new window cleaning system

17th of May 2018
Ettore launches sustainable new window cleaning system

New from Ettore is a window cleaning system that uses one-stage water filtration.

The EZ1PRO+ is sustainable, innovative and cost-efficient says the company's vice-president Europe Niels Ysbrandy.

"Traditional reverse osmosis systems require high maintenance and need electricity to operate them," he said. "They can also lead to a build-up of

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IPC launches emission-free high pressure cleaner at Interclean

17th of May 2018
IPC launches emission-free high pressure cleaner at Interclean

A high pressure cleaner powered by electricity is among the innovations on the IPC stand.

The PW-E100 is designed for use in environments where pollution arising from fuel-powered models would not be permitted says the company's communications manager Gabriella Bianco.

"Such environments could include food factories and farms for example," she

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