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Lightening the cleaning load

Chesterfield Royal Hospital is seeing dramatic improvements in floor cleanliness and productivity following successful trials of 3M Scotchgard Resilient Floor Protector, 3M Surface Preparation Pads (SPP) and 3M Scotch-Brite High-Shine Floor Pads. 

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Axis takes sector approach

Axis Cleaning and Support Services is taking an innovative approach to delivering its services nationwide by moving away from a ‘traditional’ geographical structure in favour of segmenting its client portfolios by sector and appointing sector leaders to meet the specialist needs of each…
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New identity for chemical supply chain cooperation

To better reflect the nature of its members’ activities, and to strengthen its position in the chemicals supply chain, the Alliance of Industry Associations (AIA) formed in 1991 has decided on a new name and logo. It is now renamed the Alliance of Chemical Associations (ACA).

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Competition winner develops waterproof dispenser

As SCA and its brands prepares to take part in the Volvo Ocean Race, the company has challenged industrial design students all over the world to develop a solution to keep toilet paper dry in very wet environments. As an initiative to find new insights, the company has run a global student competition…
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‘Needlestick’ safety survey underway

Clinical waste and needlestick safety expert, Initial Medical, is running a survey in conjunction with BADN. The research is designed to gain insight into BADN members’ needlestick practices and injury levels, so training and sharps safety provision can be tailored going forward.

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Changing perceptions - a stronger future for the cleaning industr

The British Cleaning Council’s annual conference will take place on Thursday 6 November at Dexter House in London, with the focus this year on changing perceptions in the cleaning industry. Key speakers include Ruby McGregor-Smith, CEO of Mitie, and former sales and marketing director for Easyjet,…
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