Germany based Vermop’s Mag system received the best innovation award at ISSA/Interclean 2012 in Amsterdam. Following close were Kärcher and Alpheios. The Mag System represents a new way of attaching mop covers to the holder.
The Mag System uses magnetism to facilitate attachment of different mop types, which makes it a practical solution for today’s result-oriented cleaning operations. Sustainability was a key consideration for almost all of the entries. From all the 71 entries this year, it is clear that manufacturers are thinking more carefully about the solutions they develop in terms of how they fulfil their customers’ needs – with more ability to customise solutions.
Winner in the category ‘Machines, Accessories and Components’ was Kärcher for its B80W scrubber dryer, which features the Intelligent Key operating system that enables every user to set up an individual profile. Alpheios won in the ‘Cleaning Management and Training Solutions’ category prize for its Infection Prevention Monitor (IPM), which provides healthcare institutions with an overview of how they are dealing with protocols for infection prevention.