Sustainability, because we care..We believe that it is not only possible, but necessary to reconcile the three imperatives of helping people, protecting the environment, and creating successful and sustainable businesses while maintaining the highest ethical standards. How is this so?
If staying indoor is suddenly dangerous
Dr Herman KokThe indoor space matters. We spend an average of 90% of our time there (Allen & Macomber, 2020). At best, how we experience space makes us happy and healthy and ensures that we can perform. But what if that space can suddenly just be life-threatening? And what causes this is also invisible?
New division i-team Hygienei-team has a new division: i-team Hygiene. The new division offers products in the field of infection prevention and control and was developed in response to the global corona crisis. The need to use a different definition of clean and cleaning is becoming evident. Just think of social distancing or the 1.5-meter society. This means major revisions to protocols, behaviour and awareness. Each sector has its own challenges.
Sanitizing or disinfecting: what’s the difference?We currently live in uncertain times, with a pandemic dominating daily life. As proper cleaning reduces the spread or the COVID-19 coronavirus, there’s more focus on the power of clean than ever. One of the many questions raised is: should we sanitize or should we disinfect?
RAI Amsterdam to postpone the 2020 edition of Interclean AmsterdamIn view of the recent developments as a result of the global spread of COVID-19 and, after consulting its exhibition committee, key stakeholders, exhibitors and visitors of the cleaning and hygiene industry, Interclean Amsterdam will be rescheduled to Fall 2020. The Interclean will take place from the 3rd till the 6th of November.
Orbot and i-team joining hands togetherOrbot and i-team have joined hands together, and together we are better, more innovative, creative, and provide our planet with more solutions that will continue to help change the way you think about cleaning.
i-team Global strengthens its position in the Danish market with an independent i-team DanmarkFor the last four years i-team and Toprent have had a very successful journey, growing together and liberating the cleaners from old fashioned and in-effective practices. Together we look at a future market where focus is crucial and new market models will change the marketplace.
Succesful conference in Jeddah ensures new contractsOn January 23, 2020, i-team Global organized in close cooperation with their partner Al Rahden in Saudi Arabia, a conference in Jeddah on "Modern hygiene equipment technologies and innovations".
Recap Made Blue impact trip to EthiopiaFrom the 7th till the 9th of February Made Blue visited Ethiopia with their ambassadors. Niels van der Sanden represented i-team Global during this trip. From 2016 Made Blue has been investing in the project Making Water Everybody's Business (MWEB). This is a project of Amref Flying Doctors.
Horecava 2020 at RAI Amsterdam
During Horecava 2020 at RAI Amsterdam our team was busy for four days in our crowded stand. It was a successful exhibition where we met various types of end customers from the hospitality and foodservice industry. We spoke with owners of (fastfood) restaurants, partycentre, business catering restaurants and hotels. We showed them how to do the most annoying cleaning jobs with a smile!
Impact Trip Ethiopia 2020We think it is unacceptable that 844.000.000 people still don’t have access to clean water and therefor lack a solid basis for a healthy and productive life. That needs to change today. Made Blue Foundation helps in a transparent, sustainable and effective way. Niels van der Sanden will represent i-team Global on the trip to Ethiopia.
An extra star has arrived at Wollerich
Recently we were invited to visit the Michelin star restaurant of Gerard Wollerich. They have just now started using the imop Lite to clean their restaurant, hall and kitchen.
KARDEX for a faster, cleaner, greener, safer and better supply chain
Increased efficiency, space saved, Fewer order-picking errors, better inventory management and improved ergonomics and working environment are just a few of the intended benefits of our new KARDEX automation storage system. We are currently busy with preparations so that we can expect to work with this new storage system in March.
New cooperation with EasySan yields new product i-spraywashAs i-team we’re constantly looking for innovative concepts that enrich our offering in 4D cleaning. With the new cooperation with EasySan, the i-spraywash is a nice addition to our i-range of 2D and 3D cleaning solutions. Light weight and no wrist tension are just one of the ergonomic benefits of this product. It’s a perfect match because it contributes to all levels of our DNA. It’s faster, cleaner, greener, safer and better for everyone.
Customer-oriented through Evidence-based Facility Management - Data-driven design of a working environment
Herman Kok | In its forty-year history of existence, facility management has evolved into a field where the focus is increasingly on creating added value for the user. Buildings, physical facilities and services must contribute to the objectives of the organization and have a positive effect on the performance of individual users. This is how facility management creates added value.
Ben van de Scheur has joined i-team Professional as the Managing DirectorWe are pleased to announce that December 1st, Ben van de Scheur has joined i-team Professional as the managing director. With a background in general management at ABN Amro, Ben always flourished in client focussed environments. Ben indicates: “my ambition is growing businesses, building and intensifying relationships, inspiring both team members and clients in realizing dreams and ambitions."
i-team Global, Shign and Made Blue present at the trade fair Facility and Building ManagementOn 23, 24 and 25 January 2019 i-team Global will be present during the trade fair Facility and Building Management. This year we are not alone. Our partners Made Blue and Shign will also be present. At stand C40 in the Jaarbeurs Utrecht, we will discuss the future of cleaning with facility managers and building managers.
Arcus College visits i-team GlobalOn Tuesday 8 January, fifty first and second year Facility Management students from Arcus College in Heerlen visited our HQ in Eindhoven. During the FMG care conference, which was organized in June 2018 at i-team Global, we became acquainted with Andre Cuijten (teacher Facility Management). Mr. Cuijten got inspired during the FMG event and challenged i-team Global. The goal of organizing the visit was to show the students that the cleaning sector is a large and important part in the facility industry.
Expansion i-team BeneluxIn recent years, the growth of i-team Global has increased rapidly. This includes the partnerships with partners in different countries. There are now several joint ventures between local i-teams and i-team Global all over the world. Also in the Benelux there has been a renewed joint venture since the beginning of this year. This time together with the PFS group from Belgium, of which Boma is a member. This has resulted in the establishment of i-team Benelux.
Recreation Fair Hardenberg 2018i-team Global participated for the first time in the recreation fair in Hardenberg (the Netherlands) from the 26th till the 28th November 2018. It was a successful exhibition where we met various types of end customers from the recreation industry for the first time. We spoke with owners of campsites, holiday parks, indoor children’s playgrounds, hotels, municipalities and swimming pools.
BOMA Inspiration Day
The first BOMA Inspiration Day took place on Tuesday 30 October in the experience centre of i-team Global in Eindhoven. It was a facility discovery journey, framed with culinary and networking moments. The event was aimed at making cleaning even more efficient, fun and circular.
Deloitte Technology Fast 50 Award Ceremony 2018
On Thursday, October 11, the ranking of the 50 fastest growing technology companies in the Netherlands was announced during the ceremony. Our company ended up on the 17th place during the 19th edition of the Deloitte Technology Fast 50 with 711% revenue growth.
Discover the i-wash product range
Working many hours cleaning windows with water fed poles can put a tremendous strain on your body. Working with the right material can make a huge difference for your health, as well as help you to work more efficient and safer. Meet i-wash, a family of lightweight carbon water fed poles designed to be the perfect fit for professional window cleaners.
Vote now: ISSA Innovation Category Awards 2018Voting is now open for the 2018 ISSA Innovation Category Awards! i-team Global participates with i-protect in the category Cleaning Agents.
i-mop featured by ISS FinlandWe are happy to share the news that the i-mop has been featured by ISS Finland. Recently ISS Finland published an article about the usage of the i-mop in the Helsinki Music Centre.
New website is live!We are very pleased to present the new i-team website to you! After months of hard work it is finally ready to be launched.
Cabinet delegation on trade mission to China,To celebrate the cooperation between China and The Netherlands, our founder and CEO Frank van de Ven was invited to China by the Dutch prime minister.
Deloitte Fast 50 WinnerOur parent company Future Cleaning Technologies came in 4th place out of 50 for the Deloitte Fast 50 Awards, ranking the company as the sector winner in the category: Clean Technology.
i-team winning awards for innovation!Three awards all over the world The i-team is proud to announce that we have won not 1, not 2, but three (!!!) Innovation Awards for our new i-mop XXL machine. At the Higiexpo in Brazil, the ISSA Las Vegas in the USA and at the CMS in Berlin. Thanks to everyone involved, great to get so much feedback on our latest machines!
Las Vegas ISSA Show 2017
Amazing event in the USAHere is a short recap of the amazing days the i-team members and partners spent at the ISSA Interclean event in the Las Vegas Convention Center (2017).
Introducing: the new i-mop XXLSpeed, design & innovation Sometimes bigger can be better. The i-team proudly presents the new i-mop XXL: a re-engineered powerhouse that literally runs circles around the competition. With a larger scrub deck & new power management system, large obstructed areas become possibilities.
Inspiration Days @ i-team Global
An innovate eventOn the 28/29/30th of June, partners from all over Europe flew over to the i-team headquarters in Eindhoven (NL) for the Inspiration Days.