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Bill Barber Glomesh

Bill Barber to spread the Glomesh message

Bill Barber has joined Pall Mall Manufacturing after a 15 year career at Research Products. “Bill has great practical expertise in floor maintenance and will be a great asset when it comes to extending the fund of knowledge that already exists at Pall Mall,” stated Pall Mall managing director Errol…

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Millicent Mill

Kimberly-Clark Professional products remain Australian-made

Following a strategic global business review of its pulp and tissue assets Kimberly-Clark Corporation announced late February closure of the two oldest tissue machines at its Millicent Mill in South East South Australia.  However, KC Professional premium product for both Australia and New Zealand will continue to be made at…

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Cleaning and Hygiene Council steering committee established

The Australian cleaning industry has taken a step forward with the formation of a steering committee for the Cleaning and Hygiene Council of Australia (CHCA), an umbrella body created to represent all facets of our cleaning industry. “An emphasis on a national curriculum and certification of cleaning operators is the…

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Cyndan Chemicals enters jansan market

Cyndan enters commercial market with equipment and jansan lines

For some 35 years Sydney-based chemical manufacturer Cyndan Chemicals has developed a strong market position as a leading innovator and marketer of specialised industrial chemicals. Now, it’s launching a diverse range of commercial cleaning equipment and jansan lines. Under the management of its new owners, Michael Snounou and Sami Raheb,…

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RapidClean Forster Tucurry

Market research confirms opportunities for RapidClean’s Linharts

Having determined through market research that a huge opportunity for a specialist commercial cleaning products supplier exists in its immediate area, RapidClean Forster Tuncurry (NSW) is poised to capitalise on its inherent strengths.  Established just two years ago as A Lot Of Hart Cleaning Supplies, the business joined RapidClean in…

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Diversey conducts electrically converted water study

In mid-December Diversey Inc announced that it had conducted its own study on electrically converted water technology in advance of the North American launch of its Taski floor scrubber. ‘wfk – Institute for Applied Research, the globally recognized research institute in the field of cleaning technologies related to hard surface…

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ISSA Interclean Orlando product

ISSA/Interclean North America evolves into end-user show

By Bill Griffin* I think just about everybody had a good time at this year’s ISSA/INTERCLEAN Show in Orlando. With so many activities each day, there was truly something of interest for everyone, regardless of their specialty. ISSA management staff has done an excellent job of continuing to build the…

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Unger water fed window cleaning

Unger introduces full water pole range to Australia

Recognised for its innovative cleaning concepts, Unger now offers a full range of water poles in a variety of styles to clean high rise windows without leaving the ground. To introduce this new range, Unger UK general manager Dave Rogers is coming to Australia early February. He will run, in…

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Eclipse upbeat about 2011

Through ongoing R&D, Eclipse upbeat about 2011 prospects

With significant research and development having taken place at Amano Pioneer Eclipse’s Sparta US headquarters, Eclipse Floor Solutions (EFS) is upbeat about its 2011 sales and marketshare prospects.  “We finished 2010 with strong across-the-board sales and with new products in the pipeline – this will be a strong year for…

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Tennant stands behind its ec-H20 technology

In an 18 November release, Tennant said ‘it has put its competitors on notice that it stands behind its proprietary ec-H2O technology and will defend this industry leading technology from misleading claims against its cleaning effectiveness. This announcement stems from a recent press release issued by Nilfisk-Advance, a division of…

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Nilfisk challenges ‘electrically-activated’ water claims

Nilfisk-Advance has announced (10 November) the results of independent testing of the performance of electrically-activated water technology on professional floor scrubbers. The results show that a floor scrubber using electrically-activated water technology did not perform better than when that same floor scrubber used ordinary tap water, discrediting claims in the…

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