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Citron Hygiene has announced that it has acquired Chemsyn Chemical Corporation effective July 17th, 2017. Chemsyn is a dominant player in commercial warewash and laundry solutions, serving a broad range of customer verticals, including foodservice, hospitality, lodging, healthcare, long term care facilities, institutions, golf and sports clubs throughout Ontario.
The approximately €250,000 (around BDT 23 million) project, implemented by Voluntary Organisation for Social Development, will explore the existing health behaviour of the workers with a view to improving hygiene and reducing associated diseases.
Older people, parents and business owners are being encouraged to stay vigilant against a potentially deadly disease that has infected over 200 people in the UK and many more overseas, this year alone.
In testament to its effectiveness it's a system used globally in water treatment plants for its disinfecting and sanitising properties.
The cleaning chemicals market in India is projected to grow at a Compound Annual Growth Rate of 15% in value terms between 2017-2026, on account of increasing incidences of various infections, as well as rapid urbanisation, coupled with growing numbers of new commercial setups and increasingly stringent safety standards.
Bunzl has today announced that it has made a binding offer for the acquisition of a group of businesses in France and has also purchased a marketing services business in the UK.
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Information technologies, smart data, digitisation and the Internet of Things have revolutionised many activities in our daily lives. For example, 15% of UK retail spending is now online, totalling £52 billion in 2015... eBay hosts 150 million active trades at any one time and lists more than 700 million items - far more than the inventory a physical market can hope to store or display.
Smart data, mobile apps and other digital applications are also beginning to be applied in waste management, with 'smart bins' being just one example. But can we do more? Can we use these technologies to help consumers make educated 'purchase, reuse and recycling' decisions? Can we make product management and waste management more joined-up and efficient?
I'm sure we can. And I've just this morning heard that a £7,000 prize has been put up, to encourage us to find the best ways of doing so...
The London Waste & Recycling Board has teamed up with RWM (the energy, water, recycling, renewables and waste management show) and this year's partner, Suez Recycling & Recovery UK, to host #CEhack17 - a collaborative 'hackathon' event offering an opportunity to receive advice, support and mentoring from industry experts.
The challenge is to showcase innovative ideas that use mobile technology, smart data and the Internet of Things to deliver solutions for improving circularity. As an example, innovations could address (but are not limited to) the following aims: • Influence consumer purchasing decisions to help them buy products that can be repaired, exchanged or recycled • Develop apps that help with the collection of small volume or specialist waste or redundant products • Inform consumers how materials can be recycled, and whether their local municipal collection services can collect and recycle those materials • Engage 18-34 year olds with recycling, this could be through gamification or reward schemes
If you're interested, you'll need to move quickly. outline proposals must be submitted to LWARB by 17th August (www.lwarb.gov.uk). Successful applicants will be invited to a pitch day in London on 31st August, from which five teams will be selected to pitch for the prize at the final at RWM in Birmingham on 13th September 2017.
"I can't wait to see what creative and connected minds can propose," says Stuart Hayward-Higham, technical development director at Suez. As someone who's always banging on about our need to look after our planet's resources, neither can I...
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There is a large variation in hospital infection rates across the UK, with the worst performers having more than five times the number of cases of Healthcare Acquired Infections than the best performing hospitals.
Infection rates can be cut with better hygiene and improved patient care in hospitals, surgeries and care homes, such as ensuring staff, patients and visitors regularly wash their hands.
Mats Inc. Has announced the hiring of Patrick Allen as the new regional sales manager, Matting for Colorado and Utah. The addition accelerates Mats Inc.'s plan for nationwide expansion in the matting market.
Organised by Ecovia Intelligence, the fourth edition of this executive summit will take place in Paris on 8th and 9th November 2017 and will comprise two workshops and conference sessions.
The many benefits offered by these new CMS media include some useful additional services as well as cross-medial synergy effects, which provide trade visitors with a comprehensive range of information and easy access to all the relevant details about the show, its exhibitors, products and special events, at any time and any place.
The Merseyside-based company has developed a bespoke range of learning resources for Zenith Hygiene, which includes an e-learning course, learning management system and mobile app.
The award-winning Valet Battery Upright (VBU) - now available from Truvox International - is a light yet powerful upright vacuum, designed for maximum productivity.
Clarity -The Soap Co., the social enterprise that creates employment for blind and disabled people, has been awarded The Planet Mark for demonstrating its commitment to reduce its carbon emissions by at least 5% over the next 12 months.
The Planet Mark is an internationally-recognised and trusted sustainability certification programme recognising commitment to continuous improvement in sustainability. It partners with the iconic Eden Project in Cornwall to put climate change and the environment at the top of the business agenda.
Rugged design with high-quality components and perfectionist build quality, state-of-the-art electronics and powerful water suction that guarantees an immediate dry and safer floor for pedestrians, are all attributes which ensure that these machines - 'Made in Germany' since 1926 - continue to meet customer expectations.
Free to all the contractor's cleaning operatives, the award-winning Training Academy offers induction training as well as regular, ongoing development throughout a team member's career at the company - all based on-site, at their place of work.
Located beside the River Humber, the three-storey building's basement has previously been flooded, with damp and moisture also causing damage to the higher, ground floor which houses a laboratory and sensitive testing equipment.
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