Sofidel, the tissue producer with its headquarters in Italy, has acquired LPC group in the UK which manufacturers household paper and hygiene products.
LPC has 1,120 employees and tissue capacity of almost 190,000 tons. With its addition to the Sofidel stable the group's production capacity has now risen to almost one million tones, with 4,320
Cleaning companies are performing better than they were this time last year, according to new research in the UK which monitors the views and performance of employers. The Asset Skills Barometer Survey questioned 94 employers.
Those surveyed were positive about many areas of their business, in particular how effectively they felt they were
Trojan Battery Company, which makes batteries used in cleaning machines, has appointed new distributors in China - each of them will be responsible for the distribution and servicing of Trojan products in assigned territories.
They are Getz Bros Hong Kong, JSB in Taiwan, YHI Corporation Beijing Co and ShangHai Link Trade Co.
“With many of
International service company Serco is using a fleet of robots to carry out day-to-day tasks on its support service contract at the new Forth Valley Royal Hospital in Scotland. The robots are carrying clinical waste and cleaning operating theatres as well as delivering food and dispensing drugs.
The self-guided robotic vehicles operate in their
Cleaning industry association ISSA, which has its headquarters in the USA, has opened online voting for the ISSA Innovation Awards Program. Cleaning industry professionals have until September 30 to make their choices.
The programme this year features over 40 products and services. There are five categories – Chemicals; Paper/Plastics;
A Glasgow hospital managed to reduce the number of new MRSA infections on its wards by 27 per cent - simply by recruiting an extra cleaner. The move also saved the hospital over €60,000, it was revealed at the recent national conference of the Association of Healthcare Cleaning Professionals in the UK.
Guest speaker Dr Stephanie Dancer,