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Chloe the robot joins Sodexo hospital cleaning team

Sodexo’s cleaning team at Stoke Mandeville Hospital, part of Buckinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust, has a new recruit of the robot variety who has been named Chloe by young patients on the children’s ward. Chloe the robot will be helping the ...

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SoftBank Robotics expands into Denmark

SoftBank Robotics EMEA has signed distributor agreements with both Abena DK (service provider and knowledge centre) and Virena ApS (cleaning service provider) for different verticals in Denmark. Under the agreement, the companies will now offer Whiz, Europe’s first industrial cobotic ...

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Medirest supports cleaning teams with the introduction of robots

Medirest, the healthcare division of Compass Group UK & Ireland, is introducing 12 brand new cleaning robots to support several NHS hospitals across the UK. Medirest has partnered with cleaning innovation specialist, Killis, to develop the innovative technology which is ideally ...

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Tennant UK appoints robotic cleaning expert

Tennant UK, a recognised leader in the field of Autonomous Cleaning machines, has appointed Andrew Jones into the role of AMR Deployment and Service Expert to support customers in driving efficiencies and allow their employees to perform high-value tasks alongside ...

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SoftBank Robotics EMEA signs strategic partnership in Spain

SoftBank Robotics EMEA has signed a strategic partnership with a cleaning product provider in Spain. Under the agreement, Jusmer will now offer Whiz, Europe’s first industrial cobotic vacuum sweeper, to its facility management and cleaning contractor clients. Jusmer sees huge ...

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SoftBank Robotics EMEA signs partnership deal in Israel

SoftBank Robotics EMEA has signed a strategic partnership with I.E. Mittwoch & Sons, a provider of robotic solutions in Israel. Under the agreement, Mittwoch will now offer Whiz, Europe’s first industrial cobotic vacuum sweeper, to its facility management (FM) and cleaning ...

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Infection risk in care homes drops thanks to robots

In a UK Government funded trial, robots were used to clean the floors in 25 care homes and the results showed that pathogen levels dropped by 41 per cent in just three days. The trial, funded by Innovate UK as ...

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How robots are defining cleanliness as a new brand value

As pandemic restrictions are slowly lifted, self-driving robots are not only delivering improved cleaning efficiency and performance, but are also serving as powerful visual affirmations of the importance of increased hygiene and cleanliness. Once predominantly a fixture on the night ...

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Mitie cleaning team to star on ITV’s Heathrow: Britain’s Busiest Airport

Colleagues from Mitie’s cleaning team based at Heathrow’s Terminal 5 will be featured in an upcoming episode of the ITV documentary series, Heathrow: Britain’s Busiest Airport. Airing on Wednesday 17 March at 8pm, the episode will mark Mitie’s first appearance ...

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The importance of change management in the adoption of cobotics

By Nils J.van der Zijl, VP Sales & Marketing, Softbank Robotics EMEA Success of new technology requires the buy-in from the very people who will be working with them. Sure, you’ve heard it before – “What’s in it for me,” ...

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