International window cleaning challenges

12th of July 2017
International window cleaning challenges

Windows are cleaned all around the world. Yet each country has its own particularities, each market has its individual challenges and demands. An overview of window cleaning around the world from equipment specialist Unger, based in Germany.

Germany

National challenges- Window glass is not just window glass: In Germany, there are many different

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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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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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