The digital world - is the cleaning sector ready?

11th of July 2017
The digital world - is the cleaning sector ready?

A whole world of digital solutions is opening up to the cleaning industry…. but does the industry actually want it? Ann Laffeaty finds out whether customers are embracing the new technological age - or doing their best to resist it.

Digital solutions have become a big part of our everyday life. We are now using the web for everything from

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Self-cleaning touch points

10th of July 2017
Self-cleaning touch points

How can frequently-touched surfaces such as washroom door handles be kept clean and germ-free at all times? The answer is to cover them with a self-cleaning “skin” according to NanoTouch Materials. Ann Laffeaty talks to the founders of the company behind this technology.

Sir Isaac Newton allegedly discovered the secret of gravity

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Wipes & cloths - man-made imitates nature

6th of July 2017
Wipes & cloths - man-made imitates nature

Why do manufacturers spend so much time, energy and money on developing man-made
cloths and wipers that look and behave like their natural counterparts? ECJ poses this question to wiper companies.

In the cleaning industry we are constantly hearing about new types of wipers, microfibres and non-woven cloths that are said to have “the look

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Safe and accurate chemical dispensing

6th of July 2017
Safe and accurate chemical dispensing

Do customers understand the advantages of a chemical dosing system? Or do many still prefer the ‘glug glug’ method of dosing chemicals? Writing exclusively for ECJ, dispensing solutions specialist Brightwell Dispensers explains how modern systems offer cost, efficiency and safety benefits.

Until the 1970s – 1980s, facilities

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Polished food prep areas

4th of July 2017
Polished food prep areas

In an industry where hygiene is paramount to the welfare of customers and the reputation of organisations, applying the correct cleaning products and methods is of the utmost importance.
Daniel Marr, group head of marketing at chemical manufacturer and distributor Airedale Chemical, provides the company’s top tips for pristine food and drink

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Food hygiene for a new age

3rd of July 2017
Food hygiene for a new age

As an increasing number of diners take to the streets or the fast food counter for sustenance, we look at the cleaning and hygiene challenges faced by today’s fast food vendors and street food sellers.

Ready-prepared meals have become a big part of our lives. Instead of picking up fresh ingredients and creating a dish from scratch, a

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