Cleaning in the digital world

2nd of July 2015
Cleaning in the digital world

New smart technologies are affecting every aspect of our lives, however the professional cleaning industry has been slow to adopt them. But the new digital age will inevitably have a significant impact on the sector, writes Paul Harleman, business development director applications for Vileda Professional International.

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Smart service through software solutions

1st of July 2015
Smart service through software solutions

One of the largest facility service providers in Belgium, Temco Facility Services, decided it wanted to optimise its business processes and cleaning operations through the use of the tablets, smartphones and state-of-the-art software. So it partnered with a Dutch software developer, FacilityApps, who developed a app platform for cleaning

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Don’t be floored by polishing

25th of May 2015
Don’t be floored by polishing

Can a polished floor be kept in tip-top condition without the need for a complex regime involving scrubbing, recoating and stripping? And are shiny floors even a sought-after commodity in facilities these days? We ask floorcare manufacturers these questions and find out about their simplest solutions for shiny floors.

A polished floor in a

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Away-from-home washrooms - trending in the toilet

22nd of May 2015
Away-from-home washrooms - trending in the toilet

Automation, technology, inclusiveness, social changes – what impact are today’s key trends having on the public washroom? ECJ finds out what exactly is trending in the toilet.

Society has changed dramatically over the past few decades. The internet has revolutionised our way of life and enforced a new transparency on businesses and

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Buying into lithium-ion

19th of May 2015
Buying into lithium-ion

Lithium-ion batteries are among the latest products to hit the traditionally slow-moving battery market. But are cleaning machine companies - and their customers – buying into the new battery technologies?

Lithium-ion technology has revolutionised the battery industry since it was introduced in the 1970s. Rechargeable lithium-ion batteries

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Floor pads - finding the right match

15th of May 2015
Floor pads - finding the right match

Just how important is the role of the floor pad in effective and productive floor care, and how to choose the correct pad for each application? Derik Landman from pads specialist Wecovi offers guidance and looks at the most significant technological developments in recent years.

Over the past decade, there have been huge developments in the field

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