Jobs for cleaning and hygiene industry professionals The publisher of INCLEAN and, The Intermedia Group (TIG), has launched jobla, a job board for cleaning and hygiene industry professionals. As of October, jobla has been featured on the home page of and can be accessed from mobile devices at Job seekers can browse job listings; create a candidate profile; […]

ISSA Innovation Award 2011 winners announced

ISSA has announced that five companies earned the ISSA Innovation Award for products that industry distributors, building service contractors, in-house service providers and wholesalers voted as the most innovative for 2011. The 2011 Innovation Award Program categories and winners are: * Cleaning Agents: Diversey’s SmartDose * Equipment: Nilfisk-Advance’s Advance Adfinity REV Automatic Scrubber * Paper […]

China shows dedication to hygiene and sustainability with second Guangzhou exhibition

Over the past 20 years China’s economy and industry have developed rapidly to become a country regarded as a proactive force, in creating platforms in which those in the hygiene and sustainability industry can gather to teach, learn and network. Said to reflect China’s dedication to sustainable development is the second exhibition of the Guangzhou […]

BSCAA NSW opens up its Excellence Awards to all

With its Excellence Awards’ initiative growing strongly, the Building Service Contractors Association of Australia NSW division has decided to open the 2011 Awards to all BSCAA NSW and ACT, and Australian Cleaning Contractors Association members. “The BSCAA NSW Division has hosted an Excellence Awards function for the past three years and the momentum keeps growing,” […]

ISO launches 50001 energy management standard

  Sourced from Sustainable Facility The just published ISO 50001 provides public and private sector organisations with management strategies to increase energy efficiency, reduce costs and improve energy performance. The standard is available on the ISO Web site ( It was keenly awaited as it is estimated that the Standard could have a positive […]

New Pulire exhibitor numbers reflect burgeoning industry

By Alan Hardcastle, editor Some 20 percent of exhibitors participating at Pulire Italy 2011 are doing so for the first time, reflecting the cleaning and hygiene industry’s strength in terms of revenues and attractiveness to new players. The 20th Pulire, which is running from 24 to 26 May, is being held at its traditional Verona […]

Cost benefits not a key driver in renting/leasing equipment

An April 2011 online survey asked US building service contractors (BSCs) if they have ever considered renting or leasing janitorial equipment such as carpet extractors and floor machines. The survey was sponsored by Powr-Flite, a manufacturer of professional cleaning tools and equipment and part of the Tacony group. It was the result of interviews with […]

Hygienalia+Pulire partner for single Spanish event

Two Spanish cleaning industry events, which to-date have been independent, have merged to more effectively meet the needs of Spain’s cleaning industry. They are Hygienalia, promoted by the Asociación Nacional de Fabricantes Españoles de Productos de Limpieza e Higiene (ASFEL) and Pulire, promoted by the Italian Association of Professional Cleaning Equipment Manufacturers (AFIDAMP). The agreement […]

Enhanced ICU cleaning reduces MRSA risk

Enhanced cleaning of hospital intensive care units reduces the risk of methicillin-resistant staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) infection for patients placed in a room previously occupied by someone with MRSA, a new study finds. This was reported in the US’s 29 March edition of HealthDay News. Researchers compared MRSA rates among patients admitted to 10 ICUs at […]

Pulire 2011 expands on all fronts

When: 24 to 26 May 2011 Where: Verona, Italy Pulire 2011 promises to be a major success with exhibition space sold now exceeding 14,000 sq metres; increased exhibitor numbers secured through vertical expansion into new market sectors; and anticipated high visitor traffic resulting from event enhancements. A new floor plan sees pavilions one to five […]

With larger scrub head, this compact delivers high productivity

Now both open and tight spaces can be productively cleaned using advanced technologies in one cost-effective ultra-manoeuvrable walk-behind scrubber. Tennant’s T3+ is equipped with a 24-inch/600 mm scrub head that provides a 20% wider cleaning path than current models. The combination of a larger scrub head and advanced technologies allow this machine to perform like […]

Wet & Dry vacs to meet every need

Pacvac’s Hydropro series of wet and dry vacuum cleaners includes a model to suit every commercial job, large or small, wet or dry. The range comprises three distinct canister sizes being 21, 36, and 76 litres. Product features include 100% polypropolene plastic; Hydro-Sponge filter; unbreakable latches; and non-marking wheels. The two motor Hydropro 76 has […]


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