Virutex Ilko boosts the economy with export toiletries

Latin America. The Chilean company Virutex Ilko, which since 1994 has had a presence in Colombia initially intended only to market its imported products in the country, now went to the assembly of one of the largest plastic injection plant of the corporation and one of the largest exporters.

The move to the plant was initially given with a winery in Cali, then, in 2007 they bought a Bogota company of mops and brooms, and so they settled in the plant that had that company in Mosquera. Eleven years later they moved to the Cauca Free Trade Zone (located in Puerto Tejada), where they no longer only had the goal of serving the local market, but also of exporting.

As for the offer, it is worth noting that in the plant they manufacture sponges, cloths, mops and brushes, all with recycled plastic. Additionally, they produce all the plastic for the corporation and also some kitchen items.

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Book cleaning: the challenge of libraries

Limpieza en bibliotecas

International. The libraries have days and protocols for cleaning their areas, due to the high accumulation of dust and the constant entry of users. But cleaning books in an efficient, affordable way and without spoiling them, has been a difficult unknown to solve.

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The importance of regularization of disinfectants


International. The pandemic has highlighted the important role of biocides / disinfectants in the day to day and especially in the professional field. But not all products have a proven efficacy against different pathogens, so it is very important a good regulation / legislation of biocides to catalog each product according to its application, its efficacy and its use.

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Call for Papers CleanTec Show 2022

Call for Papers CleanTec Show Miami 2022

Latin America. Professionals in the areas of cleaning, cleaning, hygiene and maintenance in Latin America interested in submitting proposals to give the conferences that will be held during CleanTec Show 2022 (Dates and place to be defined) can send the summary of their work before May 2022.

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The Ranking of Top Cleaning Companies

For this year 2021, we present the second Report- Top 50 of Latin American Cleaning Companies, a ranking that highlights the most recognized companies in this region, considering the importance of this industry, cleaning and disinfection processes, not only in homes, but also in offices, hotels, industrial plants and any space where there is an influx of people.

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