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Kersia acquires Holchem from Ecolab

Arrowpoint Advisory has advised Ecolab, a global leader in water, hygiene and infection prevention solutions and services, on the disposal of Holchem, a UK-based supplier of hygiene and cleaning products and services, to Kersia, an international biosecurity and food safety company backed by French ...

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Personal care products business invests £5m and creates up to 80 new jobs 

Zidac Laboratories, a manufacturer of personal care products, is investing £5 million into expanding its facilities and the creation of up to 80 new positions at its Portsmouth factory. The investment follows increased demand for Zidac’s antibacterial and sanitising products during the Covid-19 outbreak, and will expand the factory’s capacity ...

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Kimberly-Clark Professional: Hygiene does not stop at the washroom

Keeping ourselves and others safe and well – the science behind surface wiping Current conditions have changed our daily lives in a short period of time. Now more than ever we all want to know that we are doing everything ...

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UK Government joins global experts in confirming safe use of hand dryers

The UK government has joined global health experts, including the World Health Organisation (WHO) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), in approving the use of hand dryers throughout the Covid-19 pandemic. This follows a campaign from the ...

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Global Biorisk Advisory Council introduces GBAC STAR facility accreditation program

The Global Biorisk Advisory Council (GBAC), a division of ISSA, has introduced its GBAC STAR facility accreditation program on cleaning, disinfection, and infectious disease prevention. It is the industry’s only outbreak prevention, response, and recovery accreditation. GBAC STAR establishes requirements ...

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UKHA and Umbrella launch Covid-19 secure housekeeping standards

The UK Housekeepers’ Association (UKHA) has launched a new ‘Housekeeping Covid-19 Secure Standard’, developed through a strategic partnership with Umbrella Training. The standard has been designed to provide an industry-wide approach to cleaning, offering a clear process for housekeepers and ...

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Free e-book published on odour elimination strategies 

Oxy-Gen Powered, a leader in innovative odour eliminating solutions, has published an educational e-book, ‘The Impact of Odors on an Organization’s Bottom Line’. The free e-book reveals the effects of malodours on the perception of various types of facilities, such as restaurants, hotels and retail stores. It also highlights different approaches to odour ...

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Facilicom launches return to work care packs

The contract cleaning and services provider has put together care packs to help its customers ensure their post-lockdown return to work is safe and hygienic. The packs, which include hand sanitiser, latex gloves, multi-surface wipes and 3ply face masks, are ...

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Washing away the coronavirus myths around hand hygiene

Since the coronavirus crisis began in the UK a few months ago, the nation has significantly changed its ways to avoid the illness. With hand hygiene remaining the first line of defence against COVID-19, Trudi Osborne, Marketing Manager at Airdri, ...

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Polyteck announces deep cleaning offering

Facilities management firm, Polyteck Group, has launched a new deep cleaning and sanitation division aimed at servicing the residential and commercial sectors it operates in. The move aims to tackle the increasing need for enhanced cleaning and hygiene services during ...

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