In the latest of our special country focus reports, ECJ takes a look at the cleaning sector of Germany. With the help of industry experts we focus on the contract cleaning sector, its potential for growth and the structure of the market. We also report on the latest statistics related to cleaning equipment manufacturers.
The commercial cleaning
ECJ editor Michelle Marshall visits Dako in Denmark, a company specialising in tissue-based cancer diagnostics, to find out how ISS manages a wide range of facility services there.
Dako’s mission is to fight cancer and from its base in Glostrup, Denmark it provides reagents, instruments and software that give fast and accurate answers
Writing exclusively for ECJ, Andreas Lill from the European Federation of Cleaning Industries (EFCI) addresses the topic: ‘cleaning and building service companies must do more to adapt to clients’ changing needs in the face of economic difficulties’.
Cleaning service companies are increasingly forced to adapt to clients’
Ann Laffeaty looks at the latest anti-graffiti coatings on the market and finds out whether local authorities are prepared to pay for them - or whether they are more inclined to simply remove the graffiti after the vandals have struck.
Local authorities wishing to tackle the problem of graffiti have two main options. They can wait for the vandals
Cloud computing is a product of blue-sky thinking on a global scale that is fast revolutionising the way we run our businesses. But while the benefits of this new way of providing IT services are far from nebulous, Hartley Milner warns they need to be weighed against the risks that come with any innovation in its infancy.
Most of us will have had
Efficiency, cost-effectiveness, safety, sustainability… what do customers want most from their chemical solutions? Ann Laffeaty finds out.
There are so many professional cleaning products on the market today the customer is spoilt for choice. Some solutions are claimed to be completely safe and sustainable while others are marketed on