Cleaning sector gathers in Berlin for CMS and WFBSC Congress

5th of September 2017
Cleaning sector gathers in Berlin for CMS and WFBSC Congress

The German capital Berlin is to host the 2017 Congress of the World Federation of Building Service Contractors (WFBSC) this September, alongside the CMS professional cleaning trade exhibition. The congress is being hosted by the German contract cleaning association BIV.

The theme of the programme, which takes place from September 18-20, is

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Tubing matters

13th of July 2017
Tubing matters

Proper tubing selection is vital to maintaining regulatory and environmental compliance as well as effective, long-lasting product and equipment performance and consumer safety. Lily Lei, global marketing manager, process systems division at Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics, explains.

The industrial and institutional (I&I) cleaning industry

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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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