Changing face of the cleaner in the digital world

4th of November 2016
Changing face of the cleaner in the digital world

As the industry becomes increasingly automated and digitalised, what types of skills are required of a cleaner today? And what new skills will tomorrow’s workforce need?

The digital world is changing everything. The way we communicate, the way we watch films, how we listen to music, how we read books, connect with friends – all of

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Are robots ready for work?

2nd of November 2016
Are robots ready for work?

Manufacturers of cleaning robots believe their products represent the future of cleaning. But how viable are they now, asks Ann Laffeaty?

This article is from ECJ's Cleaning in the Digital World supplement.

Robots were a major highlight of this year’s ISSA/INTERCLEAN exhibition in Amsterdam. Several companies unveiled their new autonomous

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Cleaning in the Digital World - the time for action is now

2nd of November 2016
Cleaning in the Digital World - the time for action is now

We are today at the beginning of a Fourth Industrial Revolution. Developments in areas such as artificial intelligence, robotics, nanotechnology and 3D printing are all growing. And smart systems will help tackle problems ranging from supply chain management to climate change. These disruptive changes to business models will profoundly affect the

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Extend your carpets’ life

28th of October 2016
Extend your carpets’ life

Replacing carpet is a costly proposition and in these challenging times extending its life through comprehensive cleaning and maintenance can result in significant savings. David Grossmann, president of service provider Renue Systems looks at the role of preventative measures, vacuuming, spot & spill removal, and periodic deep cleaning. 

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Floor pads - padding towards the future

27th of October 2016
Floor pads - padding towards the future

Every floorcare task has a colour-coded floor pad to match. But will this dazzling spectrum of products grow to feature even more pads in future, or will the market be rationalised to provide a more streamlined selection of multipurpose pads?

Floor pads quite literally cover a whole spectrum of products. There are black pads for stripping, green

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Washrooms - first impressions count

27th of October 2016
Washrooms - first impressions count

When it comes to washrooms, first impressions are everything. To provide a pleasant environment businesses need to get all the aspects of a washroom’s design and maintenance right. Paul Jakeway, marketing director at Deb, explains why a modern dispenser system can enhance the washroom experience.

When you enter a public washroom, what is it

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