Batteries - charging ahead

2nd of December 2016
Batteries - charging ahead

How important is a battery’s ability to take a charge quickly and efficiently in the productive running of a machine? Does the type of charger used make a difference to the running costs and performance of a cleaning machine, or is it relevant what type of charger is employed? Trojan Battery writes for ECJ.

To achieve maximum performance of

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Sustainable cleanings - water workings

17th of November 2016
Sustainable cleanings - water workings

Water is a valuable commodity and an increasing number of sustainable cleaning companies are coming up with solutions that help to reduce its use. ECJ asks manufacturers about their latest – and smartest - water-saving products.

Sustainable companies are working towards achieving a vast number of admirable goals. They aim to reduce

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Measuring expectation

15th of November 2016
Measuring expectation

Continuing his look at service management, Dutch reporter Nico Lemmens focuses on perception.

In our previous discussion of Christian Grönroos’s important contribution to the field of service management and marketing we raised the questions of how quality is perceived and how to measure and compare expectations and experiences. Here is

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How valuable is accreditation?

14th of November 2016
How valuable is accreditation?

What is the value of accreditation, asks ECJ’s UK correspondent Lynn Webster.

What is the Value of accreditation? Four years ago the International Accreditation Forum, IAF, commissioned a survey posing this very question, receiving responses from 4,000 managers, operating in a diverse range of organisations and across 40 global economies.

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New business in graffiti

14th of November 2016
New business in graffiti

Two scientists in France are starting a business to try and commercialise their graffiti removal product, reports Christian Bouzols.

Two scientists working for a startup incubator at Alès, in the South of France, are aiming to reach the retail market and public authorities with their product.

Cécile Franc is a trained chemist. Her

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Forum Pulire Industry 4.0 focus

11th of November 2016
Forum Pulire Industry 4.0 focus

Italian correspondent Anna Garbagna reports from the recent meeting in Milan held by Afidamp.

Innovation, industry 4.0, new e-commerce technologies: these were the themes of the Forum Pulire meeting which took place in Milan in September, organised by  industry association Afidamp.

Cleaning as an Absolute Value has been the Forum’s

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