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Meeting client expectations

“Today clients demand not only quality washing, but also better hygiene standards. They look for cost effective, energy efficient and time saving laundry systems and cleaning chemicals,” says Atul Rawal, Director-Technical, Navin Polycon. Delhi-based Navin Polycon, pioneers in the field ... Read More »

Change of Guard

Amit Dhawan has taken over as the Managing Director of G4S Facility Services (India) Pvt Ltd (G4S). Prior to joining G4S, Amit has held several positions in the corporate sector and has handled operations, quality and innovation. He has worked ... Read More »

Quality – A criterion to grow in business

Right from the raw material to the finished product, quality makes a difference, says Jay Pasad, Director. Started in 2001, Mumbai based Netway Home Products (I) Pvt Ltd now operates pan-India, offering cleaning chemicals for different segments – Housekeeping, Fabric ... Read More »

Cleaning Up of cleaning scenario-II

Are the clients provided with trained manpower? Cleaning Contractors Say: Minimum Wages: It is not the benchmark for client companies to determine wages. Expecting people to work on minimum wages of र3000 or so is “unfair”. Manpower Crunch: At a ... Read More »

Maintaining hotel spas

Lifestyles have undergone a sea change and today, gyms and spas have become household names everywhere. Le Meridien, New Delhi, has created world class spas, gyms and spectacular health clubs with trainers and Ayurvedic consultancy and have a maintenance regime ... Read More »

The BIG Indian Market

Before we go on to say that India is THE market for the global cleaning industry to look at, an assessment of the present market forces, the trends and economic factors contributing to the overall growth is important. Five years ... Read More »

HR Issues…

Dr Srinivasan, CEO, HR Strategist and a corporate trainer, answers HR related questions from the readers exclusively for Clean India Journal In a housekeeping company, how can HR practices be re-established? In today’s business scenario, finance can be arranged and ... Read More »

Maintaining indoor air quality

Indoor air quality is a growing concern. Whether battling allergic reactions or fighting germs and viruses to prevent other illnesses, indoor air plays a significant role in people’s overall health. There are many common biological air contaminants that trigger asthma ... Read More »

Beyond Housekeeping

Housekeeping is not only a source of livelihood for Rajendra Sonawane, a housekeeper with the Orchid, an ecotel hotel, but it has also become a way of life. Read More »

Tools are important too

Cleaning with sophisticated and state-of-the-art tools has replaced the traditional trademark of a cleaner crouching with a cloth mop and a broom, to a professional janitor holding a handle mop or a squeegee, carrying wipes in the pockets and dragging a trolley with chemicals and other accessories. Professional cleaning systems have necessitated the use of tools in applications where they complement mechanised cleaning. Mohana M Read More »

How to Calculate Cleaning Times

Calculating cleaning times, or production rates, can be a difficult task due to the number of variables in each particular situation. But help is out there if you know where to look. Because there are so many variables – cleaning ... Read More »

A clean direction

School dropouts and college failures do not know what to do with their lives and end up taking to crime. “They need someone to show them the right direction,” said Satish Raut of the MSME Development Institute, under the ministry ... Read More »

Dilution Complication

Handling cleaning chemicals could be tricky at times. A minute mistake or lack of knowledge about  cleaning chemicals or equipment could cause problem for both man and for material. A drop or more of the cleaning chemical when added to ... Read More »

Industrial Cleaning – Recovery, Recycling, Housekeeping

The priority given to maintenance at various manufacturing facilities is directly related to the incremental improvements sought in the production performance. In this context, industries enjoin a more systematic, emphatic, cost-saving and operational solution to industrial cleaning. Industrial cleaning has evolved both qualitatively through mechanised elimination of waste and quantitatively through impressive enhancements in value-addition through optimum recovery of spillage and raw materials. Cleaning in every industry has its own set of challenges. Industrial cleaning services provide customised cleaning solutions to handle all aspects of equipment as well as plant cleaning. Let us look at industrial cleaning in terms of cleaning equipment deployed to recover spillage and in terms of housekeeping in industries. Read More »

Doing the right thing at the right moment

The telephonic interview with Remadevi, a housekeeper of G4S Facility Services Pvt. Ltd, stationed in Thiruvananthapuram, was fun. Her answers were translated into English for Clean India Journal by her colleague Rajlaxmi-Personal Executive (Human Resource) of G4S, and this is what Remadevi had to say. Read More »

Messy toilets during rains

Toilet maintenance is one of the toughest in housekeeping, especially during monsoon. Toilets become rather dirty & untidy and demand more attention. Water on floor, dirty washbasins and WCs are a common sight. The WC, urinals, grouts of the tiles, ... Read More »

Don’t trust the labels!

It’s true that handling cleaning solutions could be tricky, in spite of proper labelling. Chemical bottles are differentiated by the labels. What if the bottles are wrongly labelled? Read More »