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Deb Group brought into expanded SC Johnson Professional

SC Johnson began its return to the professional market in 2015 with the acquisition of Deb Group and has now brought the company into the expanded organisation to provide expert skin care, cleaning and hygiene solutions for industrial, institutional and ...

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Five ways to create the perfect washroom

British offices and their workers are busier than ever. According to research from Initial Washroom Hygiene, almost half (43%) of office workers say the total number of staff in their office has increased; leading to a shortage of workspace (60%), ...

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Facilities maintenance expert warns of serious health risks to the Scottish public from lax enforcement and lack of awareness of hygiene regulations

Lax enforcement and minimal awareness of vital hygiene regulations in both private and public buildings run huge risks with the health of people in Scotland, a leading Scottish facilities maintenance expert has warned. Colin Chambers, MD of Hamilton-based Platinum Facilities ...

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Techtex buys out competitors to strengthen presence in healthcare and industrial wipes sector

Manchester-based supplier of healthcare and industrial fabrics, Technical Textile Services Ltd., which trades as Techtex, has acquired the acquisition of two competitors, Whitminster International Ltd and Klenzeen Ltd.  The sum paid is undisclosed, but the newly-enlarged business enjoys a £20 ...

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CHSA accreditation schemes guaranteeing standards

The Cleaning & Hygiene Suppliers Association’s (CHSA) analysis of the 2018 performance of its Accreditation Schemes shows exceptional conformance in all areas. In its second year of operation, the results for the CHSA’s Accreditation Scheme for Distributors show that an ...

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Cross contamination in the workplace

In an office environment, a lot of items are shared. You’ll see numerous people using the same cups, plates and bowls, the same towels and cloths, etc. You’ll have multiple people touching the same surfaces and furniture over the course ...

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phs appoints head of public sector

Hygiene services company, phs Group, has appointed Chris Brown to the newly created role of Head of Public Sector. With 15 years of public sector experience, Brown will lead phs’ drive to enhance its offering to the public sector and build ...

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Ecolab acquires cleaning solutions firm, Holchem

Water, hygiene and energy technologies and services specialist, Ecolab Inc., has acquired Holchem Group Limited, a UK-based supplier of hygiene and cleaning products and services for the food and beverage, foodservice and hospitality industries. Holchem operates in the UK and ...

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CHSA Accredited Distributors achieving over 97% compliance

The results from the 2018 audits of the Cleaning & Hygiene Suppliers Association’s (CHSA) Accreditation Scheme for Distributors means its customers are guaranteed ‘what’s on the box is what’s in the box’.  An average of 97.5% of relevant products across all Accredited ...

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Airport Hygiene: How to prevent airport security from being dirtier than the airport toilets

By Dr. Colm Moore – Area technical manager for Initial Washroom Hygiene With thousands of passengers travelling to hundreds of different countries every day, Airports pose a significant challenge for hygiene management. Air travel has no doubt revolutionised the way ...

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