Malish opens manufacturing facility in Europe

10th of July 2017
Malish opens manufacturing facility in Europe

Brush manufacturer Malish Corporation has opened its first European manufacturing facility, in ?roda ?l?ska, Poland. The company is now producing brushes in North America, Europe and Asia.

The new plant will be focused on brush products and service for the OEM market that is particularly strong in Europe explained vice president of sales and

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SCA's hygiene business becomes Essity

7th of July 2017
SCA's hygiene business becomes Essity

The SCA Group, best known in the away-from-home sector for the Tork brand, has been split into two independent listed companies. These are the forest products company SCA, and the global health and hygiene company Essity.

Hygiene and health feature highly in Essity's vision and strategy going forward, it says. While SCA's hygiene business had

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Norway’s cleaning sector - challenges and opportunities

6th of July 2017
Norway’s cleaning sector - challenges and opportunities

Thor Nielsen is marketing and purchase manager for Insider Facility Services, which operates in 12 cities in Norway. The company specialises in a broad spectrum of services in shopping malls, office buildings, airports and aircraft, and has its own development programme for staff. Nielsen writes about the trends and characteristics of the

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Hot water is no better than cold for killing germs by hand washing, says study

5th of July 2017
Hot water is no better than cold for killing germs by hand washing, says study

Hot water is no more effective than cold at getting rid of bacteria, a new study on hand washing suggests. Scientists discovered washing in cool water removes just as many germs as hot water.

Not only that, antibacterial soap was no better than normal soap the researchers found.

Food scientist Professor Donald Schaffner said: "People need to

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‘HAIs may occur due to germs you bring in hospital with you’

4th of July 2017
‘HAIs may occur due to germs you bring in hospital with you’

The most dangerous germs in the hospital may be the ones you bring in with you, according to a new study.

US researchers from the University of Chicago in Illinois took swabs from more than 250 patients when they arrived at hospital for treatment. Swabs were also taken from the patients' immediate environment and from the nurses and doctors with

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Industry to gather in Berlin for WFBSC congress

3rd of July 2017
Industry to gather in Berlin for WFBSC congress

Markus Asch, vice chairman of the management board at cleaning solutions manufacturer Kärcher and president of EUnited Cleaning, writes his latest blog for ECJ. He looks ahead to the forthcoming World Federation of Building Service Contractors (WFBSC) congress in Berlin from September 18-20.

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