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provider profile RWS RWS was established in 1984 by Horst Stippschild in Enger, East Westphalia. Part of RWS Holding, the company comprises two subsidiaries, RWS and RWS Industrieservice, and various integ- rated companies. Its main tasks are cleaning and other facility services, especially in the health care sector and for industrial clients. The company operates in the regions of East Westphalia, Allgäu, Odenwald, and Rhineland-Hesse. RWS employs approxi- mately 700 people. easily vacuumed. No further rinsing cycles are required with pH- neutral Speedclean (applied solution: 7.5, concentrated: 8 to 9). The lower water requirement has an effect on the drying time, too: Oliver Beetz quotes four to five hours for Speedclean where The new stripping agent is non-hazardous and can be disposed of with- out concerns. As with any concentrated cleaning solution, personal other products require at least twelve hours prior to refinishing protective equipment is a must. Photos: rationell reinigen the floor. Instead of a coating agent, Michael Stürmer applies a wet polish. Done. Manager, Jörg Pramschüfer, to don personal protective equipment, “The results speak for themselves” including goggles. The floor looks great again after the treatment. All the old coat- ing residue has been completely removed and the linoleum No rinsing required restored to practically new condition. RWS Technical Manager After damp-mopping the floor to capture any surface dust, Alex Hartmut Hagedorn is impressed: “I have never seen a product Leinweber uses another mop to apply a matchstick-thick layer that lets you remove all the legacy dirt in one single process.” of Speedclean solution. “If at the end there’s still product left in His conclusion: Speedclean delivers excellent results in terms the bucket, something isn’t quite right,” he explains. “The good of time, money, and quality. Ulf Dreier, Operations Manager and news is that there’s no need to rewet the floor after the product Managing Director in the company’s health care department, has been dispersed. highlights the financial aspect. “The considerable time savings Twenty minutes later, the vacuum scrubber is called to action: a are a compelling argument for us as well as for our customers.” Discomatic Mambo with two pad holders fitted with green pads Monika Kolbe, who heads the Haus Elisabeth center is satisfied, (medium hardness). The first pass is done without water. Here, too. She finds the shorter time requirement and relatively low Sinar Nahmet only needs to manually take care of the edges, which noise levels particularly significant. At the end of the day, “the are hard to reach for the machine. Next comes a wet scrubbing results speak for themselves.” N cycle, which then allows the loosened coating fragments to be Heike Holland | heike.holland@holzmann-medien.de Meet us at ISSA/INTERCLEAN 2016 in Amsterdam We’re looking forward to your visit – Stand 01.639 GLOBAL CLEANING | ISSUE 2016 19


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