As mentioned in the previous Blog, the Columbus UK sales and marketing team recently flew to Amsterdam to visit the Interclean 2018 cleaning technology Expo at the RAI convention centre, located just south of the city centre!
The main purpose for our visit was to gain an insight into industry innovations and new products, but also, to visit and check in with our current suppliers, in this case, our main supplier of cleaning equipment, Italy based CTM.
CTM has been supplying Columbus UK with the highest quality machines for a number of years, and this year they continue the trend of Innovative ideas and forward thinking when designing their new products, a few of which were on show during Interclean Amsterdam 2018.
The Columbus UK team took particular notice in the new “Dart” pedestrian scrubber drier, which to a visitors eye appears to resemble a miniature version of very popular Leonis pedestrian scrubber drier (video below)
This machine, however, does have some strengths of its own when compared to the Leonis pedestrian scrubber drier, it is smaller, and therefore easier to transport and manoeuvre, and is able to clean smaller areas that a traditional, larger scrubber drier is not able to reach! This new machine is due to be revealed to the consumer market in early 2019.
A representative from CTM informed the Columbus UK sales and marketing team that they also have some other exciting new products currently being developed which unfortunately could not be displayed at Interclean Amsterdam 2018 due to the sensitive nature of the designing.
There was, however, a great display by CTM of a wide range of their existing products, from sweepers to steam generators, such as the CTM CSW 788 BT pedestrian Sweepers, and the CTM CSG Steam Generator, both of which are supplied in the UK by Columbus UK.
Mr Luca Gola from CTM had this to say about Interclean Amsterdam
“We are very satisfied with the quality and quantity of the new leads we had this edition. All four days we had a consistent and continuous flow of visitors interested in our wide range of cleaning machines. Exhibiting for several years already we notice a positive brand recognition with the visitors. Also, I have noticed the high level of decision makers and a growing number of customers focused on high-pressure washers, pushing the fair far ahead as THE worldwide one stop for professional cleaning.”
Check back on our next blog to read about the Columbus UK sales and marketing teams visit to another one of our suppliers, Truvox.