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Sustainable chemistry and more

Sustainable chemistry and more

In the eyes of the general public, chemical companies do not have the best reputation. They are often associated with water and air pollution, health risks via contact with products, danger of accidents in the factories, dumping of chemical waste… Even though the chemical industry has dramatically improved its environmental performance, the public’s perception goes […]

The Drycleaning sector favours the environment

The Drycleaning sector favours the environment

Innovation in the laundry industry has led to many new developments allowing the drycleaning sector to re-qualify itself to the great benefit of the environment as well as the end-user.   Biodegradable solvents Chemical formula optimisations mean that a wider range of textiles can now be confidently cleaned in a more sustainable manner. When it […]

Metagenomics applied to the food industry

Metagenomics applied to the food industry

Controlling microbiological contamination is of vital importance for the food industry to prevent food alterations or risks for consumers’ safety. Microbiological controls in food and work environments usually revolve around assessing microbiological indicators, for example, counting total aerobic microorganisms or enterobacteria, or identifying the presence of pathogenic microorganisms such as Listeria monocytogenes, Salmonella or Campylobacter. […]

Hygiene through cavitation: ultrasonic cleaning in the food industry

Hygiene through cavitation: ultrasonic cleaning in the food industry

Cavitation: an innovative cleaning and disinfection system for the food industry based on ultrasonic technology, that will significantly shorten, improve and automate cleaning processes. Using cavitation, in combination with high temperatures and specific chemistry, dirt and grease are easily removed, and microorganisms and biofilms are eliminated. The ultrasonic system can be incorporated into the production […]