Georg Lintner of the Austrian professional cleaning association writes exclusively for ECJ about the professional cleaning sector in Austria as part of our series focusing on the major countries of Europe.
In the Austrian cleaning sector there are currently 8,100 companies, employing a total of 52,000 people. The proportion of female employees is
The ECJ UK correspondent looks back at the recent Cleaning Show and contemplates the future for industry exhibitions.
The Cleaning Show has come and gone, reported enthusiastically by the cleaning media, totally ignored elsewhere. The show was small which superficially could be put down to the economic slowdown and the much touted triple dip
Antimicrobial solutions specialist BioCote has launched a bacteria testing service to help organisations check and monitor levels of bacteria and other microbes in environments where hygiene is important.
The bacterial testing and analysis service aims to help organisations minimise this risk by understanding levels of bacterial
The wall mounted wet wipe dispenser from Brightwell incorporates a pop-and-grab spring lid that ensures wipes are kept fresh, hygienic and available for quick sanitising.
The unit can be used with many different types of wipes, although Brightwell can lock dispensers to certain ones if required. It is designed to complement soap and paper
Notrax matting from Superior Manufacturing Group is designed for food areas to maintain hygiene while preventing slips and falls and reduce fatigue during hours of standing.
Kitchen floors must often be smooth to facilitate cleaning and disinfecting. But the presence of water, oils, animal fats, blood, flour, and various biological waste makes
For cleaning areas of around 20 square metres and more, which are often cleaned with a mop and bucket, Kärcher offers a machine alternative in the form of the BR 30/4 scrubber dryer.
The contact pressure of the roller brush is 10 times higher than that exerted with a mop during manual cleaning, says the company, which means grouting and fine