Monday , 18 December 2017
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Seminar on Laundry & Dry-Cleaning in Mumbai

Successfully creating a platform for the retail, commercial and industrial laundries in India, LDAI introduced the newly formed LDAI Steering Committee during this Seminar. The session opened with the traditional lamp lighting by the Founder Members Akash Dharamsey, Director-ADD Laundry ... Read More »

Sustainability Steps at Raheja Business Parks

TK Raheja Corp has developed over 40.9msqft of Green building footprint spread across the West and South of India. Its business parks go with the names Mindspace and Commerzone and are gated business communities offering world class infrastructure. The parks ... Read More »

On-demand business & Customer 2.0

With the changing trends in consumer behaviour, the industry has always had to adapt itself. People who entered this industry in the last three decades have seen the dry-cleaning industry transform from a luxury to a utility and hence have ... Read More »

Innovative Water Treatment Technologies

What are the new solutions being introduced by Lanxess in India? We have a very new solution – the low energy membrane system. It was launched a few months ago. The aim is to ensure environmental protection by employing water ... Read More »

Redefining Housekeeping

Housekeeping is evolving at a rapid pace. The long-underestimated department of a hotel is now in the limelight. Housekeeping is and has always been multifaceted. It is time to take note of the all-pervasive nature of work at housekeeping, along ... Read More »

Why I chose housekeeping as my specialization

It is still understandable when people from outside the hospitality industry have this perspective but when your own classmates react this way, something was not alright. The students who specialized in housekeeping were made fun of and looked down upon. ... Read More »

Palava City Maintenance through Participative Governance

The Association ensures the uninterrupted services for stable power & water supply, city security, internal & external transport, housekeeping & waste Management, horticulture, customer care and liaising with different government departments for formulation of city policies and providing highquality but ... Read More »

Growing Applications of RO

Even though applications of reverse osmosis have increased, the fundamental problems like falling rejection and reduction in performance (reduced flow or higher pressure that can be observed in membrane processes have not changed. When such problems occur, the first question ... Read More »

Housekeeping Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow

When we started working in housekeeping 30 years back, there were no chemicals. We only knew of off-the-shelf cleaning products like Vim, Brasso, Teepol and we used to scrub manually right from the washbasin to the bath tub. For floor ... Read More »

TOGETHER at Work, at Home

Where and how did you both meet? Briefly, tell us the story that brought you together for life. Pamini: During 2007, I was working as an Assistant Housekeeping Manager with Raffles Dubai and was looking to hire Public Area in charge ... Read More »

Confronting the challenge of Mounting Waste

The Government of India is seized of this exacerbating problem, more so having embarked on the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan (SBA) and the Smarts Cities Mission (SCM) to turn things around by driving growth to improve the quality of life through ... Read More »

How to trust a dry-cleaner?

Non-profit consumer group Washington Consumers’ Checkbook’s ratings of hundreds of area dry cleaners can help you identify shops that will do a great job cleaning your wardrobe without also cleaning out your wallet. In surveys of area consumers, many of ... Read More »

Challenges of Window Cleaning

Germany National challenges – Window glass is not just window glass: In Germany, there are many different types of glass with different features and cleaning behaviour. For instance, single pane safety glass has different requirements in terms of care than laminated ... Read More »

Kent: A pioneer in innovation

A company, born out of the basic necessity to provide safe drinking water for “his sick children” is Dr Mahesh Gupta’s Kent RO, founded way back in the late 90s. Since then, the company has introduced many new products for ... Read More »

Better Batteries for cleaning machines

Some argue that cable-operated machines place restrictions on the size of the area to be cleaned besides presenting a tripping hazard. Conversely, others claim that time spent on recharging batteries could have an adverse effect on productivity. Battery-powered machines are ... Read More »

Waste Management System: Malaysian Model

Smart Waste Management System (SWMS) is one of the modules developed in Spatial Smart City Service Delivery Engine (SSCSDE) Project funded by Ministry of Science, Technology & Innovation Malaysia (Mosti) under Techno fund grant in Malaysia. The objective of the ... Read More »

Will GST dry up Dry Cleaning Industry?

What are the problems you see facing the Laundry Industry, in the light of GST being recently introduced? Akash Dharamsey: I agree that introduction of GST is surrounded by anxiety since we have limited knowledge about how it will pan ... Read More »

Cleaning concepts of the future

Data and Robots Philipp Kipf, Product Manager Digital Solutions, explains how Smart City of the future can always be clean. What challenges do you see on the road to Smart City? Data is our biggest challenge. We have to interpret ... Read More »