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November 2016
Golf Day raises record breaking £6,500

Book your place now at the Gala Ball

We are returning to Heythrop Park Resort in Oxfordshire.  Set in 440 acres of stunning Oxfordshire countryside, Heythrop dates back to 1710.  With a magnificent ballroom, plenty of parking, stunning rooms, a championship 18 hole golf course and luxurious health club and spa, it’s no wonder it proved so popular with the over 200 guests who attended last year.

Alongside the sumptuous dinner, the evening will be packed with entertainment including a comedian, silhouette artist, close-up magician, live band and dancing!

Click here for more information and booking form
Ian Wright makes a guest appearance

Calling on local government buyers to specify Accredited product


Exhibiting at the Local Government Procurement Expo, we called on procurers of cleaning and hygiene products to specify CHSA Accredited product. 
 
Our team explained the benefits of the of the Accreditation Schemes to local government buyers of cleaning and hygiene products and to highlight the rigour of the auditing process we conducted Drop Tests.  A British Standards Institute test, the Drop Test requires sacks to be filled to a pre-defined weight then dropped a specific height and checked for splits. 

 
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Promoting Accreditation Schemes to Local Government buyers


At the end of last month we addressed the APSE (Association for Public Service Excellence) Soft Facilities Management Advisory Group on our drive on standards.  We told them about the importance of the Accreditation Schemes, explaining the CHSA marque is the only way to be certain what's on the box is in the box!

We made a number of valuable contacts and will be working hard in 2017 to promote the value of the Schemes to these buyers.  
Ian Wright makes a guest appearance

We're backing the CSSA Awards


We're delighted to announce we have signed up as a Champion of the inaugural CSSA Awards.
 
The CSSA Awards recognize everything that shines within the UK cleaning sector – great products, great systems, great contractors and great individuals.  Our focus is on standards so championing the Awards is a natural step for us as it celebrates the very best of our industry.

 
About CHSA
The CHSA represents more than 200 manufacturers and distributors of away from home cleaning and hygiene products, from global multinationals and national networks to privately owned independent businesses.
The CHSA welcomes applications from manufacturers and distributors in the cleaning and hygiene industry as well as associate businesses active and influential in the sector.
Check out the latest news from the CHSA.
Use the members directory to search for manufacturers or distributors of away from home cleaning and hygiene products.

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News from our members

Cromwell launches Black Sack Friday

Specialist waste management sack supplier Cromwell Polythene has come up with a novel twist on ‘Black Friday’, the American shopping event that takes place on the Friday after Thanksgiving each year.  It is launching ‘Black Sack Friday’, when a wide selection of its best-selling black sacks will go on sale at pre-Brexit prices or less.

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Shaun Chatterton Named vice president of the CHSA

Vectair Systems crowned one of the greenest manufacturers in the world

Following last year’s success of being recognised as an ‘International Green World Ambassador’, Vectair Systems has now won a prestigious ‘Green World Environment Award’.
 
Vectair competed against more than 500 other nominations in the Green World Awards for Environmental Best Practice. The company won the Bronze Award in the Engineering and Manufacturing category for its environmentally-friendly V-Air® SOLID multi-phasing air freshener with sub-micron technology.

Kitchenmaster cleaning up in the UAE

Economy Minister Simon Hamilton MLA visited the Dubai office and warehouse of Carryduff firm Kitchenmaster this month to congratulate them on their continued export success in the United Arab Emirates.

Kitchenmaster has worked in conjunction with Invest Northern Ireland to establish its in-country presence in the UAE to the point where it now has its own logistics hub employing eight people and has doubled its sales in the region, which have now passed the £2million mark in under two years.

Shaun Chatterton Named vice president of the CHSA

New Chicopee range makes light work of floor cleaning

Chicopee, the leading brand of professional cleaning materials, has launched an innovative range of Microfibre Floor Mops, together with a new mopping tool system.  The range, which is targeted for use in a variety of routines across a range of sectors, delivers superior cleaning performance alongside reduced chemical consumption.

Cromwell appoints new commercial manager

Cromwell Polythene has appointed Alistair Hall as commercial manager, a new role that will straddle both sales and purchasing.

Hall brings 22 years’ experience in the packaging industry to the company, having previously held senior positions at British Polythene Industries (BPI), Intelipac and Bunzl.


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Shaun Chatterton Named vice president of the CHSA

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