Latest news in the UK cleaning sector, from ECJ's correspondent there.
Agitation everywhere about money. There is no doubt that low-paid workers are taking a large slice of the cuts and their meagre income is being affected as is everyone else's.
But they are working and being paid, not enough in these difficult times, but paid nevertheless.
German correspondent Thomas Schulte-Marxloh reports from Hamburg on the spiralling costs of a façade cleaning contract.
For about two years Hamburg has been waiting for the completion of its Elbphilharmonic, the city’s new prestige project in the harbour area. Unfortunately, the unfinished gem of the city has not become a positive
Vac Systems International has added the new Super Whip Airline System to its duct cleaning tool range. Features include octopus whip head, tri whip head, single whip head, forward and reverse air nozzles with coupler, support ball assembly and airline with wire inside and on/off trigger.
The new Stealth propane burnisher from WerkMaster features the ClearSKY Accu-Sense Emissions Monitoring System that automatically shuts off the propane engine before emissions reach dangerous levels.
Not only does Accu-Sense shut down the engine, it tells the operator why it shuts down - if the machine air intake is restricted by a dirty filter;
For industrial hand cleansing Deb Group has just launched GrittyFOAM, which combines the company's foam science, latest dispensing technology and nob-abrasive bio-scrubbers.
These bio-scrubbers are suspended in a rich cream foam that is designed to give a deep-down clean without damaging the skin. Deb says the new formula can remove all types of
Have you ever wondered where the ideas for new products come from? Or how they are designed, engineered, prototyped and launched as finished articles? ECJ editor Michelle Marshall visited Dyson, the company that launched the groundbreaking Airblade hand dryer, to talk exclusively to its design manager about how the product came about.
When it was