Key healthcare cleaning challenges

9th of March 2012
Key healthcare cleaning challenges

Care homes, hospital wards, intensive care rooms, doctors’ surgeries, A&E units - which environments present the biggest cleaning challenges as far as hygiene is concerned? We ask companies and healthcare experts their views.

Healthcare facilities clearly present a major challenge for cleaning teams. Any environment that houses a

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Afidamp brings in new president

9th of March 2012
Afidamp brings in new president

Michele Redi has concluded his term as president of Italian cleaning association AfidampFAB, to be succeeded by Matteo Marino. Anna Garbagna reports from Milan.

Continuity and focus on the future: these were the main elements which emerged from the assembly of AfidampFAB associates, which took place in Milan recently.

Michele Redi, the

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Biggest ever ISSA/INTERCLEAN in Amsterdam

9th of March 2012
Biggest ever ISSA/INTERCLEAN in Amsterdam

The ISSA/INTERCLEAN exhibition in Amsterdam takes place from May 8-11. This is Europe’s largest showcase for the professional cleaning sector, and as the official European magazine for the show ECJ will feature an extensive preview in the April/May edition.

According to the organisers, 2012 will be the biggest ISSA/INTERCLEAN exhibition

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Easy-to-understand scrubbers from Columbus

8th of March 2012
Easy-to-understand scrubbers from Columbus

New from Columbus are two new 60-litre scrubber dryers whose functions have been designed to be understood intuitively by the operator.

The RA 55IBM 60 and the RA 66IBM 60 are suitable for multipurpose use on medium-sized and large surfaces. Both operate at a low noise level of 61 dB(A), and in the silent versions are even quieter at 58

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Hako scrubber range expanded

8th of March 2012
Hako scrubber range expanded

Hako's scrubber dryer range has been extended with the addition of the Hakomatic B 115 R series, designed for wet cleaning of large areas.

There is a choice of models equipped with either disk or cylindrical brushes. The steering lock of 90° to both sides combined with the intelligent construction with 'rear turning' and special squeegee

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Mopping alternative from Nilfisk-Alto

8th of March 2012
Mopping alternative from Nilfisk-Alto

According to Nilfisk-Alto its Scrubtec 234 C compact scrubber dryer is a viable alternative to mopping and is suitable for the maintenance of all hard floors in small areas.

With its quiet operation, the machine can be used during business hours, cleans forwards and in reverse, and leaves the floor dry. It is light and portable, and equipped with

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