The new TR sweeper from Factory Cat is available with a turf grooming package for the maintenance of artificial turf.
The TR features increased airflow and special brooms for improved performance, and oversized tyres to work on the softer surface. Because it is battery powered there is no risk of damage from hydraulic fluid or petrol fuel
As winter fast approaches, Johnston Sweepers is aiming to solve the costly problem of clearing snow and ice with its demountable winter packs for the C400 midsize and CN101 sub compact sweepers.
The interchangeable functions mean machines can double-up as sweepers or snow clearing vehicles without the extra expense and storage issues of holding
Addressing the issue of dust control on its newest industrial sweepers, SR1601/1900/2000, is Nilfisk-Advance with its Five Stages Dust Control System.
Those stages are: patented DustGuard at the side brooms; vacuumised main broom chamber; airflow labyrinth; nanofibre technology dust filter; and airflow restoration system.
DustGuard tackles dust
In the last of his exclusive series of articles for ECJ, Pedro Chidichimo of Diversey writes about the importance of service quality and customer satisfaction as components of measurable profit for a company. He advocates the development of a service quality model for facility management/service contractor companies, based on five simple
Oleg Popov from Cristanval cleaning company in Russia is confident about the sector's growth prospects.
Prior to the stalled financial situation of 2009, the cleaning industry in Russia enjoyed strong growth of 30-40 per cent per annum. For the most part, growth was due to services at newly constructed facilities which had been commissioned:
ECJ's UK correspondent asks how the industry can weather the recession.
Looks like the recession is really here. Reality in the form of lost jobs and falling incomes. The cleaning industry is better placed than most to weather the storm. We are labour intensive on the contract side so maintaining workforce levels should not be a problem provided