OptiGroup buys Stadsing

1st of August 2017
OptiGroup buys Stadsing

In Denmark, OptiGroup - European business-to-business distributor of business essentials in facility solutions, packaging and safety solutions, printing and creative solutions and reseller solutions - has acquired 100 per cent of the shares of Stadsing. Stadsing is a supplier of cleaning and hygiene products.

Headquartered in Aalborg, Stadsing

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CMS Purus Innovation Awards finalists announced

31st of July 2017
CMS Purus Innovation Awards finalists announced

The jury of the CMS Purus Innovation Awards (PIA) - organised by Messe Berlin to take place alongside the forthcoming CMS cleaning exhibition from September 19 to 22 - have announced their 17 finalists. Those products will now go forward to the final round of the competition and the winners will be announced on the first day of the

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Squad of cleaners keeps Chris Froome healthy as he claims Tour de France win

28th of July 2017
Squad of cleaners keeps Chris Froome healthy as he claims Tour de France win

When cyclist Chris Froome won his fourth Tour de France win at the weekend, he had cycled 2,199 miles and raced through 635 cities. An incredible physical feat. However for Team Sky his victory also represented a triumph over a totally different challenge - germs.

Because for each of the 198 cyclists in the competition, catching a cold can be

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Close the lid when flushing the toilet!

27th of July 2017
Close the lid when flushing the toilet!

If you usually leave the lid up when you flush the toilet, you may want to reconsider. Because it has been revealed to Business Insider that "when you flush a toilet, the swirling water that removes your waste from the bowl also mixes with small particles of that waste, shooting aerosolised faeces into the air".

This unfavourable phenomenon is

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Final closing date for European Cleaning & Hygiene Awards is this Friday

26th of July 2017
Final closing date for European Cleaning & Hygiene Awards is this Friday

This Friday, July 28, is the final closing date for entries to the European Cleaning & Hygiene Awards, the only pan-European awards that celebrate the innovation, excellence and leadership present in our industry.

This year's ceremony takes place at the Parco dei Principi Grand Hotel in Rome on November 9.

There are 10 categories open

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Scientists invent self-cleaning kitchens

26th of July 2017
Scientists invent self-cleaning kitchens

Scientists in London have developed the dream kitchen -one which is capable of self-cleaning and destroying bacteria without any soap or sprays.

The researchers from University College London (UCL) have created paints and plastics that react with anything landing on them, driving off stains, repelling water or producing micro-doses of toxic

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