Code on the move

20th of September 2012
Code on the move

A year after the launch of the Code of Responsible Conduct in the Netherlands, ECJ reporter Nico Lemmens at ISS Facility Services takes a look at its progress.

As we have mentioned in previous editions of ECJ, a Code of Responsible Market Conduct was introduced in the Dutch cleaning market. In a recent interview one year after the Code was

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Assessing manufacturing

20th of September 2012
Assessing manufacturing

ECJ correspondent Anna Garbagna reports from the recent Forum Pulire in Italy, and the industry statistics discussed there.

Production is an integral part of the more extensive integrated services sector. So Afidamp, in cooperation with the production chain associations FISE ANIP Confindustria, FNIP Confcommercio, CNA, Legacoop Servizi and

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Talking about part-time

20th of September 2012
Talking about part-time

The French Cleaning Federation is organising a conference focusing on the issues surrounding part-time working, reports ECJ's Christian Bouzols.

As the country returns to work, the French Cleaning Federation (Fédération des Entreprises de Propreté - FEP) is happy that its proposals to hold a conference about part-time working

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Sofidel makes US acquisition

3rd of September 2012
Sofidel makes US acquisition

The Sofidel Group, tissue manufacturer with its headquarters in Italy, has bought the the US company Cellynne Holdings, a well established name in the away-from-home market there.

Cellynne has production facilities in Florida, Nevada and Wisconsin with a capacity of over 70,000 tonnes per year. The Sofidel Group now has a total annual production

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October Stockholm show Service&Supply

28th of August 2012
October Stockholm show Service&Supply

Service&Supply, an exhibition for the professional cleaning industry in Sweden, takes place in Stockholm from October 24-25.

The show is split into two areas - Clean and Facility. There will be around 80 exhibitors and alongside the show there will be a series of debates, forums and conferences.

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ISSA/INTERCLEAN North America urges us to 'reimagine clean'

27th of August 2012
ISSA/INTERCLEAN North America urges us to 'reimagine clean'

The ISSA/INTERCLEAN North America exhibition ad convention takes place in Chicago, USA from October 16-19, centred around the theme 'Reimagine Clean'.

Industry association ISSA's director of industry outreach Dianna Steinbach explained: "ISSA has made a commitment to help its members change the playing field. The only way to break out of the

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