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HPMF North Council Meet

The newly formed North Council of the Hospitality Purchasing Managers’ Forum organised “The Power of Collaboration” at the PHD Chamber of Commerce, New Delhi recently. Present during the meet was the HPMF core team, including President Shiv Shankar Menon, Vice ... Read More »

Students develop tile polishing robot

Final year Mechanical Engineering students of Don Bosco College of Engineering, Goa, have developed and tested a prototype of a “Tile Polishing Robot”. The project was guided by Prof. Swapnil Ramani, Assistant Professor and Prof. Ajit Salunke, HOD Mechanical Engineering ... Read More »

IGCC pre-show programme for CMS Berlin

CMS Cleaning. Management. Services. (www.cms-berlin.de), is the leading international trade fair for cleaning systems, building management and services. With a professional supporting programme and special shows featuring state-of-the-art equipment, the CMS combines a full range of themes at the main meeting place for ... Read More »

Tribute to the“Tiger”

It was with great shock and sorrow that we at Clean India Journal received the news of the demise of Puneet Mishra on May 29. Over the years, Puneet had become a part of the VIS family. For us he ... Read More »

HPMF to launch North Council

The latest addition to the HPMF fraternity – HPMF– North Council is organising “The Power of Collaboration”, a one day conference, at the PHD Chamber of Commerce, New Delhi, on July 8, 2017. Several top dignitaries and hospitality sector bigwigs ... Read More »

Maruti Suzuki Dry Wash System

The two-bucket soap wash conventional systems of keeping cars clean is still considered convenient, in spite of the fact that water is fast becoming a scarce commodity. Interestingly, many have opted for single bucket wash system where a diluted soap ... Read More »

Pulire Verona sets new record

Pulire 2017 ended on an extremely positive note, with overall growth in terms of visitors of +6.6% (increasing from 15,136 to 16,144); an increase in foreign visitors, which exceeded all expectations, with growth of 20.5% (going from 4,034 to 4,863), ... Read More »

15-day programme of Vedanta Ltd

Vedanta Ltd, which has committed to achieve Zero Waste through employing recycling and conversion technologies across its operations, organized mass plantation drives across its operations in India. On the theme of ‘Connecting People with Nature’, a series of events spread ... Read More »

Kotak Mahindra’s “Upload a tree” drive

The Kotak Mahindra Bank launched ‘811 – Upload a Tree’, an initiative wherein the Bank would plant a sapling in the name of the first 10,000 customers who download an 811 bank account from June 5. Partnering with the NGO ... Read More »

Benz donates road sweeper to NDMC

Mercedes-Benz donated a state-of-the-art vacuum cleaning truck to the New Delhi Municipal Council (NDMC) to improve the cleaning standards. The BharatBenz Road Sweeper truck will help the municipality in vacuum cleaning the roads of the alarmingly increasing dust levels and ... Read More »

IPHA launches GenX Housekeepers wing

Housekeeping in the hospitality industry in India is now taking a new turn. The I-Professional Housekeepers’ Association set the momentum with the launch of its young housekeepers’ wing, GenX, to bring the next generation of housekeepers into the main fold. ... Read More »

Railway cleaning on track

Moving forward from the cleaning initiatives, the Indian Railways is planning to conduct checking on cleanliness of tracks on busy routes using an external independent organisation and rank its 16 zones based on their cleanliness. Similar survey of 407 stations, ... Read More »

Soaps for Hope

Sealed Air Corporation – a Fortune 500 company, engaged in food safety & security, facility hygiene and product protection & solutions announced that its ‘Soap For Hope initiative’ launched in India in 2016, with the aim of recycling used soap ... Read More »

Wax moth caterpillar’s plastic biodegradation

The global production of plastic reached 300 million tonnes in 2015 with the packaging industry using nearly 80 million tonnes of polyethylene, the most common plastic. By 2018, production is expected to scale up to 100 million tonnes. Annually, five ... Read More »

Samara Capital acquires Sanjay Maintenance Services

Samara Capital, a private equity fund, has bought over Sanjay Maintenance Services Pvt. Ltd. (SMS), one of the largest facilities management company. Samara is backed by a management team comprising Jolly Kochery, a facilities management industry veteran. Founded in 1968, ... Read More »

Bain Capital private equity firm acquires Diversey Care

Sealed Air Corporation has announced sale of Diversey Care division and the food hygiene and cleaning businesses within its Food Care Division (together ‘New Diversey’) to global private investment firm Bain Capital Private Equity in approximately $3.2billion deal. New Diversey, ... Read More »

New COO for ISS in UK

Andy Chappell will now be in charge of the Key Accounts Business within the Private Sector, which comprises of financial services, retail, industrial & manufacturing, telecommunications, professional services and hotels. He will continue to drive the agenda for service excellence ... Read More »

Indore, Bhopal top cleanest city survey

The Urban Development Ministry has announced the cleanest city survey of 434 cities across India. Indore and Bhopal are the cleanest cities of India, according to the Swachh ratings. Cities from Madhya Pradesh, Gujarat and Andhra Pradesh did well, while ... Read More »