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Cobotics could transform the cleaning and FM industry

The quest for greater efficiency and enhanced performance within the Facility Management (FM) industry becomes ever more pressing. Confronted with increasingly squeezed margins, growing competition and pressure from clients to demonstrate enhanced performance, business leaders in the FM sector are ... Read More »

Smart Robo Façade Cleaner

An indigenously developed remote-controlled window cleaner that can transform the facade of external glass cleaning For the past few decades, commercial facilities have followed the template of a towering, glass-fronted structure surrounded by similar buildings in a corporate park. While ... Read More »

The FM Dream: An integrated dashboard

There is a pressing need to not just digitise facility management, but to make it all manageable and operable from a single platform. Experts discuss digitalisation of FM in the present-day workplace scenario. Extracts from the panel discussion held during ... Read More »

Interconnecting Cleaning & FM

An increasing number of processes and devices are being digitalised, both in facility management and in the field of cleaning services. Thus the opportunity presents itself to interconnect work steps and increase efficiency across the board, from technical services or ... Read More »

DLAI team visits China

The Dry-Cleaners’ and Launderers’ Association of India (DLAI), within the first year of its formation, while strengthening its member-base, set out on an international tour to Shanghai to visit the Texcare Asia 2019 expo. Following the invitation from the China ... Read More »

Triumphs Over Time

Athletic achievements have been improving ever since the first playoffs and have recorded accelerated progress in the last three decades of sporting events around the globe. Given the fact that records are being incrementally broken even under heightened scrutiny, it ... Read More »

How AI is Reshaping FM

Artificial intelligence, or simply AI, is the new business buzzword. It’s hard to go even a few hours without hearing the term — from commercials on TV, to billboards, and of course throughout the workday. But what does AI really ... Read More »

Know Your Solvents

One of the early companies in the 1930s which started producing dry-cleaning machines at the industry level in Italy, Maestrelli, has evolved with the history of drycleaning industry. Clean India Journal e-chats with Giacomo Fontana, Sales Manager of Maestrelli, on ... Read More »

Painting with a PaintAPP

Whenever the need to repaint buildings arises, house owners or housing society committee members worry about getting the right service provider on board besides the final cost, the day to day supervision, the impact on the daily routine and the ... Read More »

Changing the face of FM the digital way

The ground realities of facility management are seldom fathomed at the higher levels of the organisation. Essentially looked upon as an “unnecessary expense incurring” department, Makarand Kulkarni, Country Head-FMS, Reliance Retail, says it is imperative to narrow the gap between ... Read More »

Right ✓ solutions at the time at the place

A few years back OCS Facility Services introduced TFM into the Indian market and has been retaining a double-digit business growth. Constantly engaging in the right solutions for its customers, OCS is also encouraging digitalisation of services, says Sumit Sabarwal ... Read More »

Balancing Human Touch in a Digital Era

Denmark-based ISS Facility Services has approximately 510,000 employees, making it the world’s fourth largest private employer. Jeff Gravenhorst, Group CEO, shares with Clean India Journal the success behind ISS growth, the power of human touch and the advent of digital ... Read More »

Workforce Empowerment & Skill Development

Do flexible work arrangements make workforce empowerment more challenging? It is the flexibility that demands more of the workforce empowerment. It is the base level workforce that knows the work conditions and demands the best. It is they who can ... Read More »

Persistence Pays

What has been the success story behind CLR? CLR started with a single seven staff member contract back in 2002, success for us came with consistent performance there by client taking us to various cities and expansion began rapidly. We ... Read More »

Digital FM ‘ON’

What are the progressive stages of Facility Management that you have experienced during your career in various organizations? And what do you see the future of FM? Facility Management has gone through a lot of progression in the last three ... Read More »

Digitalizing Processes

The evolution of modern buildings has revolutionised the role of facility management in current epoch. The considerations towards occupier satisfaction, sustainability, costs, risk management and brand perception make this role extremely demanding. And this turns into a challenge when organization ... Read More »

Matching Glasses & Maintaining Facades

Well, how does one maintain the original aesthetics of the façade, even when a couple of glasses are broken and that too in the front elevation? The panels on the façade are generally equally distributed in dimensions throughout the façade ... Read More »

Get Smart With Tech-Enabled Facility Management

With tech-enabled classrooms and connected living and gathering spaces, campuses are evolving to provide today’s students with the wired experience they expect. Technological advances can benefit universities behind the scenes, too. Smart building technologies and digitalized facility management (FM) are ... Read More »

Automation in Hospitality

With technology gaining momentum, hospitality, which is one of the fastest growing sectors, is also witnessing rapid transformation in terms of automation. Technology and all its manifestations in the forms of artificial intelligence, machine learning and interactive devices are fast ... Read More »

Technological Transformation

Communication and information management are among the key areas of management operations at every stage of a construction project life-cycle. Automation has long been a focus for facilities managers, whether it means the installation of dynamic thermostats in offices or ... Read More »