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European Cleaning & Hygiene Awards unveils 2019 finalists

The finalists of the European Cleaning & Hygiene Awards 2019 have been announced. Following a record year for entries, 23 leading service providers, manufacturers and distributors have made the shortlist across nine categories. Now in their fourth year, the awards ...

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ISSA announces its 2020 board of directors

ISSA, the worldwide cleaning industry association, has announced the new individuals elected to serve on the 2020 ISSA Board of Directors, which will be led by incoming ISSA President Ken Bodie of Kelsan Inc. Those elected are as follows: Vice President/President Elect:  Steve ...

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Northwood Companies purchases KPP Converters

Northwood Companies has completed the purchase of 100 per cent of the issued share capital of KPP Converters Ltd (KPP). KPP, a supplier of Away from Home tissue products, will continue to operate as an independent company out of its ...

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Competition concerns over Ecolab/Holchem merger

An in-depth investigation by the Competition and Markets Authority’s (CMA) has provisionally found that Ecolab’s merger with Holchem may result in businesses facing higher prices or a lower quality of service for their cleaning chemicals. Ecolab and Holchem are two ...

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Design for recycling and an integrated approach: messages from CHSA’s plastics conference 

Two dominant messages emerged from the Cleaning & Hygiene Suppliers Association (CHSA) conference on plastics.  First, products packaging and processes need to be designed with recycling in mind. Second, an integrated approach, from the start to the finish of the supply ...

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PULIRE 2019 closes with a positive sign and an increasingly international imprint

The 24th PULIRE – The Smart Show came to an exciting conclusion in Verona, Italy. Presented by Afidamp Servizi and ISSA, the worldwide cleaning industry association, the biennial event was larger than ever, drawing more than 17,000 visitors—an increase of 6% over ...

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Addressing plastics at CHSA Conference

The Cleaning & Hygiene Suppliers Association (CHSA) is hosting a conference on 13 June at the National Space Centre, Leicester. Hearing from waste management experts spanning collection to recycling, delegates will gain the insight and understanding they need to address ...

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One in three small cleaning businesses is losing opportunities

One third of small businesses, such as cleaning companies, are losing customers by failing to answer the phone, according to outsourced communications provider, Moneypenny.  In fact, relying on voice mail to do the job customers expect humans to do only leaves customers ...

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Diversey invests in China

Global cleaning and hygiene company, Diversey, has opened a new R&D centre in China. The new centre represents a significant investment for Diversey in China, and is a key milestone in the execution of the company’s Asia strategy. The centre opened ...

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Registration is OPEN for ISSA Show Canada

ISSA has announced the new ISSA Show Canada 2019 website is live and registration for the trade show and conference is now open. ISSA Show Canada 2019 takes place June 11-13, 2019, at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre in downtown ...

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