Kärcher KM 105/100 R and KM 105/110 R sweepers are packed with features

11th of December 2013
Kärcher KM 105/100 R and KM 105/110 R sweepers are packed with features

Kärcher says its newest ride-on vacuum sweepers KM 105/100 R and KM 105/110 R are packed with unique features - four of them patent protected.

These include hydraulic forward travel drive, sickle-shaped brush, automatic adjustment of the roller brush between the rear wheels, automatic TACT filter cleaning, intelligent KIK operator system,

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CS140 Twin Action Comac sweeper needs no water

11th of December 2013
CS140 Twin Action Comac sweeper needs no water

The urban sweeper CS140 Twin Action from Comac combines mechanical collection with vacuum action - effectively acting as two machines in one. The mechanical action collects solid debris while the vacuum picks up the finest dust.

This means no water is required to control the dust distributed by the side brushes - with the Twin Action system the

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Hostmanship - the art of welcoming

11th of December 2013
Hostmanship - the art of welcoming

Hostmanship is the art of making people feel welcome – encompassing areas such as customer care, quality, friendship and hospitality. As a concept it is becoming increasingly popular in many areas of business.

ECJ editor Michelle Marshall spoke to Aura Groen, personnel director at facilities services company Facilicom – based in the

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Award winning improvement in cleaning at UK hospital

10th of December 2013
Award winning improvement in cleaning at UK hospital

Facilities services company MITIE has been recognised by the Association of Healthcare Cleaning Professionals (AHCP) in the UK for working in partnership with its client, the Hull and East Yorkshire Hospitals Trust in the north-east of England.

ECJ editor Michelle Marshall visited Hull Royal Infirmary to learn more about how cleaning standards

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Hygiene services opportunity in Germany

9th of December 2013
Hygiene services opportunity in Germany

German reporter Thomas Schulte-Marxloh takes a look at new business potential for the cleaning sector in healthcare.

Today hospitals and surgeries are challenged more and more by increasing demands or certifications – also in terms of hygiene – which require significant investments in terms of personnel and technology. Outsourcing of

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The letter of the law

9th of December 2013
The letter of the law

Companies in the FM industry must adhere to correct business practices, says our UK reporter.

We have warned previously of the danger to FM companies of examples of poor not to say illegal practices. In some cases these may not be particularly serious; employees and managers make mistakes on a daily basis which are not cataclysmic.

But anything

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