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Warsaw in Poland is the venue for this year's ISSA/INTERCLEAN Central & Eastern Europe (CEE) exhibition, which takes from May 18-20. Over 40 international exhibitors are set to attend, with the total number expected to reach 180.
Companies such as Vileda, Diversey, Kränzle, Columbus, Kärcher, Ehrle, Kiehl and Nilfisk-Advance will
Senior figures from the cleaning industry gathered in Amsterdam recently to discuss the increasingly widespread problem of ‘copycat’ products entering the European market. The meeting was hosted by European Cleaning Journal and Amsterdam RAI.
The subject of intellectual property (IP) violation has been highlighted by a number of the
In a drive to improve worker safety and consumer protection, the EU's chemicals watchdog is set to publish an inventory of over 20,000 chemicals declared hazardous by manufacturers and importers.
An EU regulation on the classification, labelling and packaging of chemical substances and mixtures (CLP) – in force since January 2009 - requires
The members of EUnited Cleaning, the pan-European association for the commercial cleaning machine industry, have appointed Markus Asch as its president. Asch is deputy chief executive officer of Alfred Kärcher, based in Germany.
He succeeds Bernd Heilmann, who resigned his position due to his retirement from Hako last year. Riccardo Raimondi
Hydro Systems Company, which is headquartered in the USA and specialises in dosing and dispensing equipment, has acquired chemical metering equipment producer Dosmatic, also of the USA.
Both companies have presence in Europe: Hydro Systems through its subsidiary Hydro Nova Europe in the UK, and Dosmatic through an operation in France.
Denmark based cleaning machine producer Nilfisk-Advance has acquired fellow Danish manufacturer Egholm, which specialises in equipment for outdoor cleaning.
“This acquisition allows us to take an important step forward in the outdoor cleaning market, particularly in segments like municipalities, contract cleaners and larger building