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ROI* and special measures

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Washrooms and toilets may only account for a fraction of a building’s floorspace, but this is often where reputations and cleaning budgets go down the pan, says James White, MD of Denis Rawlins Ltd. And where *Return on Innovation can ...

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A world first: New Intel partnership creates revenue for building owners and managers

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Entrepreneur Syed Ahmed (best known for his appearance on The Apprentice), the founder and MD of the multi-award winning hand drying technology manufacturer, SAVORTEX, has teamed up with Intel to launch the adDryer, the world’s first smart and revenue share ...

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SAVORTEX to showcase innovative eco products at Cummins offices in the UK

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Hand drying technology manufacturer, SAVORTEX, has been chosen as a Successful Innovator by the American Fortune 500 corporation Cummins as part of its Environmental Gateway programme. It recognises innovators, small businesses and corporates around Britain and the world who design products which help to reduce carbon ...

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ISSA Innovation Award Program 2017 is now open for submissions

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The worldwide cleaning industry association has announced its ISSA Innovation Award Program is now accepting entries for 2017. Now in its 11th year, the program serves as a platform for exhibitors to launch their product and service innovations, which are then voted ...

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Adopting resource-saving technology

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With the Cleaning industry under even greater pressure to reduce water and energy use, adopting resource-saving technology is a vital step towards a business that is sustainable both from a business and an environmental point of view In the face ...

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Mitie transforms hospital cleaning with Moptimus Prime

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Mitie has introduced a state-of-the-art cleaning robot to its cleaning service at Hinchingbrooke Hospital. Launched last month, the robot cleaner is custom-made for the hospital, transformed in the shape and appearance of an ambulance. Moptimus Prime uses a mapping system ...

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2016 ISSA Innovation Award Program: And the winners are….

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The winners of the 2016 ISSA Innovation Award Program were announced at the ISSA Innovation Awards Ceremony, which was held on the 28 October during ISSA/INTERCLEAN North America 2016. This year’s ISSA Innovation Award Program featured more than 50 products and services from ...

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NIC Services launches ‘Dragons Den’ style initiative

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National contract cleaning and facility managed services specialist, NIC Services Group, has launched a brand new initiative ‘NIC Innovate’, which is offering a ‘Dragons Den’ style opportunity to any supplier who believes they can offer a product or service to enhance the ...

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‘Spiderman’ gene discovery could innovate pest control service

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Pest control may undergo major innovation following the discovery of the gene responsible for giving insects their waterproof coating, which protects them from microbes and environmental stress. The international research team, led by Joanne Yew from the University of Hawai’i, ...

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Internet of Things

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It’s been next to impossible for a couple of years now to attend an industry conference, seminar or event without hearing something about the Internet of Things (IoT). Everyone has heard how it is set to revolutionise everything from household ...

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