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European manufacturers of cleaning equipment and systems are increasingly experiencing cases where their products are being copied by producers in the Far East and sold in Europe at much lower prices. ECJ takes a look at the scale of this problem and asks how manufacturers can best protect their intellectual property (IP).
The violation of
Wim van Druren of Interpolymer, a global producer of polymers and wax dispersions for carpet care applications, writes for ECJ about the structure, cleaning and care of carpeted floors.
Textile flooring that fully covers the smooth floor of a room is referred to as carpet. All around the world it is greatly appreciated and in Germany it is the
ECJ editor Michelle Marshall visits the world famous Ritz Hotel in the heart of London, whose Portland stone façade has recently been restored to its former glory in just three weeks thanks to an innovative masonry cleaning system from Thomann-Hanry.
Situated in Piccadilly, The Ritz is one of London's grandest and most famous hotels.
How important is it that washroom dispensers should be quick to install, refill and use? And how do manufacturers ensure that their dispensers function seamlessly and allow easy access to the soap, toilet tissue and hand towels inside?
No-one wants to linger in a public washroom any longer than necessary. So we all expect to be able to use the
What is the biggest advantage of chemical dispensing systems – is it cost? Safety? Or do the sustainability benefits outweigh other considerations? Manufacturers give their views to Ann Laffeaty.
Automated dispensing systems are catching on fast these days. Chemicals for cleaning need to be diluted to specific concentrations to be fully
In the context of an increasing demand for green and sustainable cleaning products, wipes are proving no exception. ECJ's Menaha Thiru spoke to three leading manufacturers to look at some of the ways in which they are developing and fostering environmentally friendly wipes.
Pal International produces impregnated hygiene wipes for the food