Dosmatic takeover

16th of March 2011

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.

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Outdoor acquisition for Nilfisk-Advance

16th of March 2011

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

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France April date

16th of March 2011

The French cleaning sector is set to meet in Paris from April 5-7 when the Europropre exhibition takes place at the Porte de Versailles exhibition centre. The theme of this year's show is sustainable development - the country's government has passed a directive for sustainable purchasing by public authorities for example. The demand for

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Shanghai expo

16th of March 2011
Shanghai expo

The 12th edition of China Clean Expo takes place at the Shanghai New International Expo Centre from March 29 to April 1. Featuring international exhibitors including Kärcher, Nilfisk-Advance, Comac, Hako and IP Cleaning, the show is expected to attract around 8,000 cleaning professionals.

For the first time the event will feature water

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Copper power between cleans

16th of March 2011
Copper power between cleans

The role of antimicrobial copper touch surfaces as a supplement to routine cleaning to improve hygiene in clinical environments has been investigated further in a study at a hospital in the UK.

A wide selection of standard touch surfaces were replaced with antimicrobial copper equivalents on a general medical ward at Selly Oak hospital. The

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Design award for Shopster

16th of March 2011

The Shopster cleaning trolley system from Vermop in Germany has won an International Forum (iF) product design award for 2011. This highly regarded award covers all areas of product design.

Shopster was awarded for its functional, compact and ergonomic design in the Industry and Skilled Trade category. The system combines all the functions of a

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