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Second day of HPMF celebrations

HPMF is today a group of 1,500 procurement professionals spread across India. “We have chapters now in Delhi, Bangalore, Chennai, Hyderabad, Kolkata, Kochi and Goa. In fact, we have crossed borders, and are setting up the chapter in Dubai. We ... Read More »

HPMF 7th anniversary grand opening 14-16 Sept

The HPMF once again created waves with its uniqueness, offering the ultimate in hospitality in keeping with the culture and tradition of Jodhpur. Right from the welcoming of the guests at the airport to the visits to grand palace Umaid ... Read More »

New robots trialling in S. Korea airport

Electronics giant LG is trialling new robots — the Airport Guide Robot and the Airport Cleaning Robot– in South Korea’s largest airport, in preparation for next year’s Winter Olympics. Unveiled earlier this year, both bots do exactly what their names ... Read More »

Real-time monitoring for food hygiene

Shanghai’s food watchdog has developed a monitoring system that is designed to capture any food hygiene transgressions made by production workers. Surveillance cameras record scenes from the food production area and pick up details such as whether staff are wearing ... Read More »

Call for cleaning products

As residents of Texas continue to struggle with the destruction wrought by hurricane Harvey, the ISSA Foundation is partnering with several organizations who are working closely with The American Red Cross and FEMA to collect and supply critical necessities to ... Read More »

Scientists invent selfcleaning kitchens

Scientists in London have developed the dream kitchen -one which is capable of self-cleaning and destroying bacteria without any soap or sprays. The researchers from University College London (UCL) have created paints and plastics that react with anything landing on ... Read More »

Roca launches sanitation programme

We Are Water foundation’, a non-profit organization supported by Roca Bathroom Products Pvt. Ltd, recently launched its flagship campaign targeted to improve the sanitation facilities for women and girl child in the country. The foundation began operation in India this ... Read More »

Start-up brings ‘air-towater’ technology

Gaurav Goenka of start-up company Kindle Ventures is bringing Dutch technology that can turn air into water, a commercially viable solution that could end the country’s water woes. This technology, which uses the concept of condensation, is claimed to make ... Read More »

Roca launches sanitation programme

We Are Water foundation’, a non-profit organization supported by Roca Bathroom Products Pvt. Ltd, recently launched its flagship campaign targeted to improve the sanitation facilities for women and girl child in the country. The foundation began operation in India this ... Read More »

Cleaning products from mushroom waste

The University of Alicante Research Group in Polymer and Nanomaterial Analysis (Nanobiopol) dedicated to the study of new biomaterials from natural sources and biodegradable characteristics have initiated a project, Funguschain, to obtain high antimicrobial and antioxidant substances from mushroom residues ... Read More »

Dr.Ilham Kadri named President and CEO of Diversey

Dr. Ilham Kadri has been appointed as the President and Chief Executive Officer of Diversey, which will become a standalone business encompassing several businesses that Bain Capital Private Equity has agreed to purchase from Sealed Air Corporation. Dr. Kadri’s appointment ... Read More »

Tracing Growth Auto Wash Systems

How did the auto car wash system evolve? What are the first models that were manufactured at your end? The early commercial car wash industry started with normal washing with soap and water. When the idea caught on, as nobody ... Read More »

Pulizia Industries launches operations

The newly formed Pulizia Industries Pvt. Ltd (PIPL), based out of Mumbai, is entering into the market of specialized hygiene & cleaning products. Pulizia is setting up manufacturing unit in Gujarat and will be producing cleaning products under the brand ... Read More »

New Executive Director for Knight Frank

Ram Devagiri has joined Knight Frank as Executive Director and Head of Facility Management Services (FMS) replacing Nellie Samuel, who headed FM for the past 17 years. Ram comes with more than 20 years of experience in senior management roles ... Read More »

More cities under ODF by October

Around 1,100 towns and cities in Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Chhattisgarh, Jharkhand, Kerala and Telangana are set to be declared Open Defecation Free (ODF) by October 2. Andhra Pradesh, Gujarat and Chandigarh have already declared their 281 cities and towns as ... Read More »

Arcora firming India plan

Arcora is constantly screening the ongoing market developments to be able to offer leading-edge product technology at the best possible price-quality position,” says Export Manager Klaus Karl. Now, expanding into India, keeping the specific requirements of the market, the company ... Read More »

Dr. Ilham Kadri named President and CEO of Diversey

Dr. Ilham Kadri has been appointed as the President and Chief Executive Officer of Diversey, which will become a standalone business that will encompass several businesses that Bain Capital Private Equity has agreed to purchase from Sealed Air Corporation. Dr. ... Read More »

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 »