The German cleaning show CMS has opened in Berlin with the presentation of the Purus Awards for product design.
There were four category winners. In Machines Kärcher took the prize for its newly-launched B 40 C-W walk-behind scrubber dryer. The jury rated its shape, colour and function and decided that "ergonomically and design-wise it made
German cleaning equipment manufacturer Kärcher has today filed lawsuits against three of competitor Tennant's national companies - over advertising claims Tennant has made concerning scrubber dryers using its ec-H20 technology.
The legal action is being taken in Germany, Belgium and the UK. The basis of the lawsuits is a number of
Financial results from global building services provider ISS for the second quarter of this year show organic growth ended at 6.2 per cent, up from 5.8 per cent in the first quarter and 3.8 per cent in the comparable quarter in 2010.
This seventh quarter of increasing organic growth is attributed to double-digit increases in Latin America, North