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Cleaning & Hygiene
Cannon Hygiene helps
leisure industry stay safe
with good hand hygiene
Cannon Hygiene shared in the success antibacterial technology that starts to kill
of Leisure Industry Week 2009 with huge microbes instantly on contact and breaks
interest in the company’s stand which this the transmission path of diseases. The
year featured a message of high current hand sanitising spray, which is also
importance to the industry – ‘How Safe available in an alcohol-free option, kills a
Are Your Hands?’. Visitors to the stand range of bacteria including E. coli,
from companies ranging from leisure Salmonella, C.difficile, Stahp.aureus,
centres and sports clubs, hotel and holiday Klebsielle and Listeria, preventing
businesses, childcare and children’s play conditions such as food poisoning, typhoid
organisations to animal petting farms, fever, pneumonia, meningitis and toxic
were offered hand swab testing which shock syndrome. The energy efficient and washroom service, Cannon Hygiene is
was measured using a sophisticated automatic Cannon Air Jet hand dryer was recognised as a market leader and
bacteria monitor loaned by 3M. This gave also demonstrated as a solution to innovator within the industry. Pat
results of the number of bacteria and other hygienic and environmental hand drying. Gillingham commented “Our aim is to
particles on hands before and after using Cannon Hygiene’s sales director Pat protect the customer, keep the
the Cannon Hygiene hand sanitiser. Gillingham said, “Leisure Industry Week environment a better place for all to enjoy
The recent focus on swine flu and was a great success this year and gave us and offer service quality and value. Our
media reports on the outbreak of E.coli at the perfect opportunity to demonstrate to company and our products are continually
animal petting farms have put the businesses in the leisure market how evolving. It is something we take pride in
importance of high hand hygiene standards Cannon Hygiene can help to protect their and it’s what makes us a leader in the
firmly in the public spotlight. Cannon staff, customers and reputation by market place and the preferred essential
Hygiene’s hand sanitiser is the most providing quality and value for money services provider.”
hygienic dispenser on the market with a hygiene products.” Email:
dispensing lever made with Polygiene® With over 50 years’ experience in
Low Cost, High Performing Tub Vacuum
Nilfisk have launched a low cost, high A protective rubber body bumper will be supplied with a Numatic adaptor in
performing tub vacuum aimed at the reduces any potential damage to both addition to a dust bag, sack and motor
volume sector. furniture and the machine. Additionally a filter.
The GD111 vacuum has some heavy duty on/off switch has been Nilfisk, the world’s largest manufacturer
impressive characteristics and looks sets designed for continuous foot operation. of commercial and industrial cleaning
to challenge longstanding competitors in The machine also features a threshold equipment. From Tub Vacs through to
key markets. bumper designed to take the initial impact Road Sweepers Nilfisk offers a complete
The GD111 is compact and lightweight, when the machine is moved over low and affordable solution to all cleaning
weighing in at only 5.2kg, a staggering thresholds from room to room. challenges. Demonstrations, onsite
25% less than its closest competitor. As most contract cleaners know, the training, service, hire and finance options
The 10 litre container has a net fill of 8 power cable entry to the machine is often offered from a nationwide direct sales
litres, undoubtedly ‘best in class’ and a critical break point. The GD111 has a team. Tel: 01284 763163
certainly doubles that of its competitors. funnel shaped cord entrance that
Steel tubes, a 10 metre power cord, removes sharp bends in the power
combination, crevice and brush nozzles cable and greatly improves reliability.
complete the assembly. The accessories A single secure locking mechanism
store neatly at the back of the machine features an intuitive top cover locator
and a clever design enables the machine for easy use. The power cord can be
to be carried in one hand. stored either on the rear hook or
Noise continues to be an issue, beneath the carrying handle. A
particularly within commercial convenient tube parking position allows
environments where day time cleaning the hose to be neatly parked and aids
continues to increase. The GD111 has the storage.
lowest sound level in its segment at only Ever mindful of customer needs
69 dB(A). Nilfisk considered the requirement for
Reliability can never be overlooked; clients to use other manufacturer’s bags
breakdowns cost the client money and and hoses with this machine.
time. Reliability was a key factor for the Customers often have stocks of
Nilfisk development team and many competitor bags and hoses that they
features have evolved from the remit of need to use up.
field durability. For this reason each GD111 vacuum
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