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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 »

DCB Bank cleaning drive

Projecting and promoting water conservation and cleanliness, the DCB Bank has prioritized waste recycling and management as part of its CSR initiatives. All the employees of DCB bank engage in cleaning activities as part of the CSR. One such activity ... Read More »

Magna Cleaning opens office in Ahmedabad

Magna Cleaning Systems recently opened a branch office in Ahmedabad to cater to the growing industrial segments in the State. “There are many industrial parks, institutes, IT parks and businesses flourishing in and around Ahmedabad,” Amalkhan, Managing Director, told Clean ... Read More »

Vectair Foam Soap refill gets Ecolabel

Soap refill. The EU Ecolabel helps consumers identify products and services that have a reduced environmental impact and that are of good quality. To qualify for the EU Ecolabel, products have to comply with a tough set of criteria, which ... Read More »

50,000 street vendors to be trained by Coca-Cola

Coca-Cola India along with FSSAI will train 50,000 street food vendors over the next three years in food safety, hygiene and waste management, according to reports. Pawan Kumar Agarwal, Chief Executive Officer of Food Safety and Standards Authority of India ... Read More »

Hicare launches innovative air purifier

Hicare, India’s only HACCP Certified Pest Control Service Provider and home cleaning services company, in partnership with Blueair has launched an innovative air purifier, Blueair Blue Pure 211 Air Purifier. It has the potential of cleaning the air of the ... Read More »

UP toilet building drive intensifies

The UP government has set out to construct toilets for rural households and the number of constructed toilets has seen a steep rise this year. About 14 lakh toilets have been built so far. In total, 26.59 individual toilets have ... Read More »

Infection-fighting robot for hospitals

A new robotic cohort has been introduced to help eliminate viruses and superbugs. The system has three towers which uses ultraviolet light to disinfect hospital rooms. The technology, called the Surfacide Helios system, takes about 10 to 30 minutes to ... Read More »

Scan face to get toilet paper

Automatic toilet paper dispensers using face scanners have been put on trial at a public toilet in Beijing with the aim of reducing paper usage. The toilet is located at the Temple of Heaven Park, a popular tourist site in ... Read More »

The World CSR Day

 The “World CSR Day” held on February 17 and 18 at Taj Lands End, Mumbai, showcased different elements. World Water Leadership Congress & Awards, Smart Cities Summit & Awards, Social Innovation Conference & Awards and Global Green Future Leadership Summit ... Read More »

Hi-tech waste management units in Bangalore

With systems and quality support by Sweep Smart, a Netherlands based organisation, a dry-waste management centre in Rajajinagar and the dry waste management unit of the Electronic City Industrial Township Authority (ELCITA) have upgraded their waste management processes thereby taking ... Read More »

BMC preparing for monsoon

The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has decided to depute ward officials to get roadside and minor storm water drains cleaned before monsoon. The Corporation failed to receive favourable response to the tenders posted four times in the past year to appoint ... Read More »

Deonar WTE plant delayed

The Deonar waste to energy plan is likely to be by another three years, according to the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation. Deonar is the biggest waste receiver in the State. Of the 9,500 metric tonnes of waste that the city generates, Deonar receives ... Read More »

Retaining The Shine

But even if you do want to become a trailblazer in the industry, you still have to understand the ins and outs of the market. Caring for cars is not a matter of filling a bucket with soapy water and ... Read More »

Turning the spotlight on sanitation

India’s poor sanitation facilities and lack of sanitation awareness have proved to be highly detrimental to the country’s economic growth. But thanks to the Swacch Bharat campaign, religious leaders, cine stars, sports icons, industrialists have been propogating the awareness and ... Read More »

OCS Group targets Rs 1,000cr by 2020

The Bombay High Court has sanctioned the composite scheme of amalgamation and arrangement between Absotherm Facility Management and Cannon Hygiene (India) and OCS Group (India) to facilitate the formation of a single unified Indian entity of the global major OCS ... Read More »