What to expect in the cleaning industry in 2023? – B+N is prepared for the challenges ahead
Interclean’s latest study defines 4 industry trends facilities managers, cleaning professionals and service providers should watch out for in 2023. Most of these trends are in line with B+N Zrt.’s aspirations, as we have been work around the clock on future-proof professional solutions.
Csaba Szij in the Board of the Hungarian Facility Management Association
The Hungarian National Association of Facility Management and Building Management Service Providers (LEO) held its general meeting in mid-February. The renewal assembly of the FM Association elected a new president and chairmanship into which Csaba Szij, Deputy CEO of B+N Referencia Zrt. was also elected.
B+N CSR: B+N Zrt. and its subsidiary, INWEMER found a way to help
The Gajusz Foundation celebrated its silver jubilee with a charity ball in February. B+N and B+N’s Polish subsidiary, INWEMER were partners of the event celebrating 25 years of helping disadvantaged children and families.
„We believe that everyone needs a healthy and livable environment”
B+N Referencia Zrt. has a history of almost three decades and has grown into Hungary’s leading facilities management company. The fundamental values on which the company’s success is built are transparency, work excellence and customer focus.
B+N subsidiary, INWEMER supports disadvantaged children
For the past 5 years, INWEMER, the Polish subsidiary of B+N Referencia Zrt. has been supporting the Gajusz Foundation, which works for disadvantaged children. The Foundation is celebrating its 25th anniversary in February. As part of the jubilee, they create a unique mural on a building in Warsaw – fmnewsroom reports.
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B+N Referencia Zrt. is now present in 7 regional countries with its services. As an international company, we find it important to make the news of the market trends and those about our company and subsidiaries easily accessible to our partners and professionals. This is why we started our own online news-portal.
Christmas Presents Donated for Children by B+N Referencia Zrt. and Referencia Mosodák Zrt.
B+N Referencia Zrt. and Referencia Mosodák Zrt. will make Christmas unforgettable for several thousand children. The leading facility management and the textile management companies are donating 2.4 tons of Christmas fondant candies to the little patients being treated at the children’s wards of hospitals as well as children’s homes and charities supporting children.
B+N REFERENCIA Zrt. Becomes the Leading FM Company of the Region
Hungarian-owned B+N Referencia Zrt. is the leading facility management (FM) company of Central and Eastern Europe. As Ferenc Kis-Szölgyémi, CEO of the company says: “It is truly unparalleled that, in the past one and a half years, we have become the most dynamically growing Hungarian company in the region.”
“Creating Better Places” at the Polish Subsidiary of B+N
One of the leading conferences of the Polish FM sector has recently taken place in Warsaw. The presentations of the event organised by the Polish Facility Management Council under the title “Creating Better Places” touched upon topics and issues considered the most important currently. The managers of INWEMER, the Polish subsidiary of B+N Referencia Zrt. also took part in the conference.
An Innovation by B+N Referencia Zrt. Unparalleled in Hungary: the Smart Cabinet
The portfolio of B+N Referencia Zrt. has been expanded with a new service: the company has introduced a unique innovation in the hospital in Hatvan. By using so-called ‘smart cabinets’, the employees of the institution can ‘automatically’ have access to their workwear.
Similarly to the Hospitals in Budapest, the Hospital in Szentes Was Renovated by B+N in Record Time
We are proud that a number of hospitals in Budapest – and now an important institute in the country as well – can receive patients in full compliance with the requirements of the 21st century. 70 employees of B+N Referencia Zrt. have replaced doors and windows, modernised the electrical nework, installed new radiators as well as did some paint and plaster work in an area of 1,800 square metres.
The Impact of Metaverse on the Property Market
B+N Referencia Zrt. was a gold level sponsor of the SEE Property Forum organised recently in Bucharest. More than 50 presenters gathered to give an overview of the situation of the property market in Southeast Europe at the leading international real estate management conference of Romania and the region.
B+N to Clean Reserved, House, Cropp, Mohito and Sinsay Stores
B+N Referencia Zrt. has been contracted to offer cleaning services for the stores of the Reserved, House, Cropp, Mohito and Sinsay brands not only in Poland but also in Hungary now. It is a great challenge, for our colleagues have only 2 hours available on a daily basis to perform the job before the stores open.
B+N Referencia Zrt. Contracted for the Cleaning of All the Lines of the Suburban Railway Network
The trains of the Suburban Railway have been at the service of the travellers of Budapest and its agglomeration for 135 years. They commute on a daily basis on five lines (Szentendre, Ráckeve, Csepel, Gödöllő, Csömör) in a network of nearly 100 kilometres. Based on the contract concluded on 30th September 2022, B+N Referencia Zrt. provides cleaning services on all the lines of the Suburban Railway Network.
CSR: Another Classroom Refurbished by B+N
“It is a great pleasure for B+N that we had another chance to help the school get an upgraded look, this time with the involvement of the ‘main target group’, the students. It is the second time I have been here, opening a refurbished classroom. I am really delighted that this time it is not the design created by our employees that was used for this space but your own ideas” – said Csaba Szij, Deputy CEO of B+N at the opening ceremony.
The professional and detailed analysis of data is the greatest challenge of the near future
Vienna was once more the host city for the leading property market conference of the region. The event organized in several sections and featuring more than 80 speakers provided a comprehensive analysis of this sector of the industry: besides experts engaged in facility management, investors, developers, bankers and sales executives discussed current topics and outlined the most important trends of the future. The most significant message of the conference in one sentence: “everything is changing”.
BIM-based Facility Management – Property Investment Forum 2022
The Property Investment Forum really stands out from the other Portfolio conferences and, over the years, it has grown to be the most important event of the property sector in Hungary. The topicality of the conference recently organized in Budapest is highlighted by the fact that there are a lot of questions and risks in the property market due to the pandemic and the war, and solutions must be found. The presentations covered a number of topics from investments, developments, financing and home office to facility management, the hotel industry and logistics. Without doubt, one of the most exciting questions with a potential to shape the future of the sector is digitalization.
B+N Awarded with a Prestigious Honour in Slovenia
The Slovenian subsidiary of B+N has recently been awarded with the ‘Socially Responsible Employer’ certificate. This prestigious honour is presented to companies which operate in Slovenia and represent socially responsible thinking and action not only in their principles but also in everyday practice.
B+N at a Portfolio Conference
Sustainability is all about the enterprises of the future. A few years ago, a lot of people were puzzled about or only started to show interest in this topic. However, the past period has made environmental protection and green energy unquestionable also in the property market.
fmnewsroom.com: With its latest acquisition, B+N Referencia Zrt. secured its market-leading position in the region
B+N Referencia Zrt. acquired the Bulgarian facility management company i-Facility EOOD. With this new subsidiary, the company is now present in 7 countries in Central Europe.
The Hungarian company has taken over the Bulgarian Facility Management Firm i-Facility EOOD
B+N Referencia Zrt. has taken over the Bulgarian facility management company i-Facility EOOD. With this step, the firm has reinforced its already existing position as market leader in the Central European region.
B+N’s ‘Historic’ Successes
It is a commonplace that Czechia is full of beautiful cultural sights, buildings and institutes. Two of these outstanding attractions are kept clean by the Czech subsidiary of B+N.
“It was obvious for us to help the hospital with its work”
B+N Referencia Zrt. provides charity assistance programmes in several fields all over the country. We consider it important to help those in need and support local communities, health prevention, sports and free-time activities. In this spirit, we pay special attention to our relationship with healthcare institutes and hospitals.
Robin, the Cleaning Robot of B+N Has Been Contracted for the Cleaning of Several Thousand Square Metres
B+N Referencia Zrt. is responsible for cleaning services in the House of Hungarian Music built as part of the Liget Project and also in the Museum of Ethnography. B+N has the opportunity to send its proprietary autonomous cleaning robot on the march also in this representative, 21st century building, thus revolutionising the cleaning profession of the century.
Salarify Pay to Be Launched at B+N Referencia Zrt.
B+N will use an innovative solution in the earned wage access market. B+N Referencia Zrt., the leading facility management company of Central and Eastern Europe is going to be the first in the FM sector to introduce Salarify Pay, a solution developed by Swipe Technologies Kft., in July 2022.
B+N to Clean OTP’s New 84,000 sqm Office Building
OTP Bank has recently opened a new office building in Madarász Street in District XIII. The 84,000 sqm building complex – aptly named M12 – radiates the impression of power and stability. B+N Referencia Zrt. has been contracted to clean the office building.
Hospital cleaning: improving patient safety at the Dr. Kennesey Albert Hospital and Polyclinic in Balassagyarmat
Since 1st July 2022, B+N Referencia Zrt. has been responsible for providing cleaning and disinfection services at the Dr. Kenessey Albert Hospital and Polyclinic in Balassagyarmat and the Hetényi Géza Hospital in Szolnok. Patient safety is measurably improving in these institutes as a result of a higher standard of services.
B+N to Clean Volánbusz Vehicles
Based on the contract signed on 13th June 2022, B+N Referencia Zrt. is responsible for providing cleaning services on the vehicles of Volánbusz. The contract is valid until 31.12.2022 and can be extended once, with a maximum of 6 months.
The agreement will open the door to new market opportunities and facilitate the export of Hungarian know-how
Péter Szijjártó, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade, made an announcement at the opening event of the Foreign Trade Conference on 27th June: the Hungarian government has concluded agreements with another five Hungarian companies on cooperation within the Key Exporter Partnership Programme (KEPP). We are proud that B+N Referencia Zrt. has also become a member of this group.
Schulek Study Trip at the B+N Office in Prague and at Two Major Partners
Within their successful co-operation going on for several years, B+N Referencia Zrt. and the Schulek Frigyes Dual Language Construction Technology Secondary School of Budapest announced a joint competition for students for creating a concept for a classroom. Each of the 12 entries submitted were of really high professional standards and carefully thought-out. The jury chose the team called ‘This team name is already taken’ to be the winner and their project is going to be implemented by the company. B+N Referencia Zrt. has also organised a professional and leisure trip for the members of the winning team to Prague.
B+N’ Donations worth HUF 13 Million to the Nyírő Gyula Hospital
B+N Referencia Zrt. has been providing cleaning and disinfection services to the Nyírő Gyula Hospital in Budapest since 2014. In the past 8 years, strong ties have been established between the two entities, besides business relations. As a result, when the hospital decided to increase its capacities to a certain extent, we had no doubts about whether to provide assistance to this process. As part of this, we have given support to the acquisition of new kitchen machines and equipment.
B+N Referencia Zrt. Has Won a Contract for Cleaning Services at the National Institute of Oncology
Since 1st June 2022, B+N Referencia Zrt. has been responsible for the cleaning and disinfection services to be rendered at the National Institute of Oncology. According to the Public Procurement and Supply Directorate’s decision announced on 16th March 2021, B+N has been awarded a public procurement contract in a tender for providing hospital cleaning services. The contract is for 3+1 years. This service package also includes the agreement recently concluded with the National Institute of Oncology – reported portfolio.hu.
B+N REFERENCIA ZRT. AT THE “PROPERTY X” CONFERENCE
The ”Property X” Conference was organised by Portfolio in Balatonfüred on 8-9th June 2022. The world’s property market is going through historic changes that require comprehensive and complex solutions. The conference touched upon current topics like traditional and flexible office solutions, facility management as well as the impacts and views of the construction industry on the domestic property market.
B+N’S REVOLUTIONARY INNOVATIONS AT THE 34TH CONGRESS OF THE HUNGARIAN HOSPITAL ASSOCIATION
B+N Referencia Zrt., as a major sponsor of the event, presented several of its breakthrough technology innovations with the aim of revolutionizing hygiene in hospitals. They can drastically improve the safety of patients and healthcare professionals in the near future.
B+N Referencia Zrt. opened a smartly decorated classroom at the Schulek Frigyes Dual Language Construction Technology Secondary School in Budapest in the autumn of 2021 to the students of the school. The classroom refurbished by the company meets the requirements of the 21st century in every respect. Not long ago, this co-operation continued with a creative project.
Robin in the Robot Arena in Amsterdam
Interclean Amsterdam is one of the world’s largest cleaning industrial fairs and conferences for professionals, where the most prestigious players of the cleaning and hygiene industry take part. The Innovation Lab, the Robot Arena and the Zero Waste Dome bring the latest innovative solutions, trends and developments into the limelight. The profession now shares the […]
ROBIN, the cleaning robot was a guest of the TV programme ‘Innovator’
The magazine programme ’Innovator’ features the developments of Hungarian researchers, engineering achievements as well as the exciting innovations and technical solutions of Hungarian enterprises. The various episodes show how the different innovations impact our lives and what we can benefit from them on a daily basis. This time, the programme featured ROBIN, the cleaning robot, i.e. the engineering feat of the research & development department of B+N Referencia Zrt.
Prague Property Forum: The majority of Czech companies have brought their employees back to the office
The Property Forum 2022 organised in Prague on May 10 is one of the leading property-related events in the Czech Republic. The event featured the most respected experts of the property market. One of the most popular panel discussion’s participants, besides other famous experts, was Libor Holik, CEO of B+N Referencia Zrt. Czech Republic and Slovakia. The title of the discussion was ‘Flexible and Digital – The Office of the Future’.
Another prestigious recognition for Airport Service Budapest Zrt.
The Budapest Airport “Shape of Success” prize-giving ceremony and gala took place in the last days of April. At this event, the enterprises having a role in the successful operations of the airport were awarded in several categories.
B+N Referencia Zrt. refurbished 17 hospitals in Budapest in record time
In one of its decrees in 2020, the Hungarian government made a decision about the renovation of state-financed public hospitals included in the ‘Healthy Budapest’ program. The resoluteness of the cabinet is shown by the fact that an amount of HUF 60 billion was allocated to this project, which sum was later increased by HUF 14.8 billion. We are proud that B+N is carrying out the complex renovation work.
Construction Industry 2022 conference: the sustainability of buildings is becoming more and more important
In 2022, the ‘Construction Industry 2022’ conference, the exclusive event of the Hungarian construction industry, has been organised for the fourth time by Porfolio in Budapest. B+N Referencia Zrt. was represented by Fit-out Director Péter Puskás.
The Hungarian UV-C Association Has Been Established
The founders include private enterprises, research institutes and universities like B+N Referencia Zrt., Rolinkbiotechnology, Lighttech, Purgolux Kft. or the University of Szeged.
B+N: CULTURAL PROJECT
The new Museum Quarter in the famous City Park (Városliget) of Budapest is a prominent cultural and touristic attraction of the capitol city. The newly-built and renovated public buildings offer a new focal point in Budapest. The Liget Budapest Project is now Europe’s largest cultural urban development project recognised with prestigious international awards, combining the largest-scale park and landscape architecture project in Hungary’s history with an institution development program unprecedented since the great Millennium period. The City Park has become a more liveable place rich in reputable institutions, once again worthy of its former glory.
ENVIRONMENTAL CONSCIOUSNESS, ENERGY CONSERVATION AND THE REDUCTION OF OUR CARBON FOOTPRINT ARE OF UTMOST IMPORTANCE
In the first quarter of 2022, the area offered by the modern office market in Budapest totalled at 4 million square metres. This is the reason why portfolio.hu has asked facility management experts about this topic and published an article by the title “Now, Our Life Is at Stake! – The Next 10 Years Are Unpredictable in the Real Estate Market”.
THE ROBOTIZATION OF UV DISINFECTION IS IMMINENT
The innovations of the R&D unit of B+N Referencia Zrt. can efficiently help in preventing hospital infections and thus the safety of patients can be significantly improved – say Zsuzsanna Nagy, Director of Hygiene Services and biologist Dr. Ágnes Ősz, Senior Research Fellow in their interview given to IME (the Journal of Hungarian Interdisciplinary Medicine).
B+N invests in innovation and plans expansion across regional markets
COVID-19 has significantly changed what clients are looking for across different real estate sectors, including facility management. Libor Holík, CEO of B+N Czech Republic and Slovakia talked to Property Forum about current challenges and opportunities in the facility management business.
B+N Referencia Zrt Has Become the Leading FM Service Provider of the Central European Region
B+N Referencia Zrt. has taken over one of the flagships of the facility management industry in Poland, i.e. INWEMER. With this step, the Hungarian market leader has reached the top in the Central European region as well.
B+N is a Regional Expert in Airport Cleaning
B+N Referencia Zrt, as the winner of a tender announced last year, has been awarded with a contract for the provision of cleaning services at the Václav Havel Airport in Prague for another 4 years, starting on 1st January 2022.
B+N Is at the Forefront of Facility Management in Europe
Findings from the 2021 Top European Facility Management Survey. The Swiss-based Drees & Sommer AG has recently published their survey presenting Europe’s top facility management companies.
Portfolio Property Conference in Prague
The Portfolio Property Conference was held in Prague on 23rd November 2021, covering the current trends of the real estate sector. At the panel discussion titled “The Key Word Is Flexibility”, our company was represented by Libor Holik, CEO of B+N in the Czech Republic and Slovakia.
CSABA SZIJ: B+N IS BUILDING THE FUTURE
The Hungarian Cleaning Technology Association (MATISZ) recently held its 12th annual professional conference by the title “New World, New World Order”. Csaba Szij, Deputy CEO of B+N spoke about the most significant issues having an impact on the sector and the development of the industry.
Another prestigious recognition for B+N
Petra Nikolic, CEO of B+N Slovenia has received the “Female Entrepreneur of the Year” award from the Slovenian Chamber of Commerce and Industry for the highly efficient management of the company. Ms Nikolic was given the award on the “Female Entrepreneurs’ Day” organised by the Slovenian Chamber of Commerce and Industry as part of the […]
South east european property forum in bucharest
The experts of the “South East European Property Forum” organised in Bucharest reviewed the situation affected by the Covid-19 pandemic. Our company was represented by Angelica Pantilie, CEO of B+N Romania at the “Back to the Office – New Workplace Strategies” panel discussion. The moderator opened the discussion by putting fundamental questions people are most […]
CEE Property Forum in Vienna
Portfolio organised the ‘CEE Property Forum’, which has been the number one real estate event in the region since 2013, in Vienna not long ago. One of the most anticipated discussions of the conference was about the current and future trends of the office market. Our group of companies was represented by Libor Holik, CEO […]
B+N Referencia Zrt. acquired the Slovenian company of ISS Group
In spring 2021, B+N Referencia Zrt. acquired the interests of ISS Group in the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Romania and Hungary. With this move, the Hungarian company group has become one of the largest facility operators in the region. As a logical continuation of this expansion, the company purchased a 100% stake in the Slovenian subsidiary of ISS.
Ferenc Kis-Szölgyémi: “We take good care of our workers”
On 15 September 2021, Portfolio organised the “Property Investment Forum” conference in Budapest. One of the most interesting panel discussions of the 2021 Real Estate Summit was on the post-pandemic office market. The panel discussion was also attended by Ferenc Kis-Szölgyémi, CEO of B+N. Well-known experts in the industry discussed, among other things, whether the […]
Dr. Ágnes Ősz: We launched a uv disinfection project already before the pandemic
Has the cost of facility management decreased or increased in the years of the COVID? What does the data show? What we can expect from health and hygiene solutions in the real estate market, and what this means in practice, were the topics discussed by experts in the fourth session of FM & Hybrid Office. […]
B+N Referencia Zrt. has started an international expansion
With an internationally significant acquisition, the Hungarian group became one of the most notable facility management providers in the region. The transaction concerns the main subsidiaries of the ISS Group in the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Romania, and Hungary. This expansion also represents a significant step from the point of view of the entire Hungarian economy.
FERENC KIS-SZÖLGYÉMI: A LEAP IN THE QUALITY OF CLEANING IN INSTITUTIONS COMPARABLE TO THE SWITCH FROM A LANDLINE TO A MOBILE PHONE
There is a new world coming in the field of cleaning, cleanliness and institutional disinfection in Hungarian public hospitals. Ferenc Kis-Szölgyémi described it as a framework agreement and stressed hospitals have the opportunity to organize their cleaning service on their own as they do not have to make use of this central option. However, there is a change in the need to meet new, uniform and higher standards in the field of hygiene. And with that, he thinks, everyone will win – article by portfolio.hu.
IN WHAT LIGHT DO WE WORK BETTER?
What is it that affects our wallets, our health, and our mental and physical performance at the same time? János Nagy, Head of Electrical Engineering of the B+N’s Operations Directorate and President of the Hungarian Lighting Technology Association, spoke about the complex effects of well-chosen indoor lighting in Millásreggeli – article by fmbusiness.hu.
THE PAST AND PRESENT OF FACILITY MANAGEMENT: BUILDINGS OVER 100 IN PEST
Facility management is an older profession than many of us would think. In various forms, FM professionals have been in business for a long time. The significance of their work is best shown by the old buildings, even several hundred years old, which have survived the years in all their splendour and are still in operation today.
METROPOL: AN INCREDIBLE WAY TO STERILIZE PUBLIC TRANSPORT VEHICLES IN THE FUTURE
It destroys almost all common pathogens in a minute. Metropol.hu’s photo report about B+N Referencia Zrt.’s fast and efficient UV-based disinfection equipment.
ARTICLES ABOUT B+N REFERENCIA ZRT.
We have collected some of the more important articles written about B+N Referencia Zrt. B+N and Ferenc Kis-Szölgyémi in the limelight.
B+N: UV MOBILE DISINFECTION CAN COMMENCE ON TRAINS AND TRAMS
“B+N Referencia Zrt. has developed a unique mobile UV sterilization device for the rapid disinfection of public transport vehicles. Production of the first 20-piece series of the equipment suitable for sterilization will be finished by the end of February,” Világgazdaság wrote. With the mobile device, it will take a maximum of one minute to kill 99.9 percent of common pathogenic microorganisms.
VIRUS ELIMINATION AND DISINFECTION WITH THE POWER OF UV: THE RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT DEPARTMENT OF B + N REFERENCIA ZRT. WORKS ON THE DEVELOPMENT OF FAST AND EFFICIENT UV-BASED DISINFECTION EQUIPMENT IN SEVERAL FIELDS OF APPLICATION.
B+N Referencia Zrt.’s R&D department is currently working on, among other things, the development of a train disinfector and an unmanned UV disinfector, which will take a maximum of 1 minute to kill 99.9 percent of microorganisms. In 2019, the company’s own research and development department already successfully introduced its innovative cleaning robot, called ROBIN, which was invented for the automated cleaning of large areas, thus helping to carry out largely human-intensive work.
PROPERTY INVESTMENT FORUM 2020 CONFERENCE
“What concerns FM professionals the most currently? Can FM be considered a profession at all? What are the most important services and what are the expectations regarding the impact of the introduction of the proptech approach and its specific actions? These are just some of the questions participants in the panel discussion of the Property Investment Forum 2020 conference tried to answer,” portfolio.hu reported.
B+N EMPLOYEE RECEIVES HUNGARIAN GOLDEN CROSS OF MERIT
“I, the President of Hungary, hereby award János Nagy, Head of Electrical Engineering of the B+N’s Operations Directorate and President of the Hungarian Lighting Technology Association, with the Hungarian Golden Cross of Merit in recognition of his outstanding professional activity in the field of lighting technology and energy as well as his exemplary community service.” – János Áder, President of Hungary. (Photo: Endre Véssey)
REFERENCIA MOSODÁK ZRT. HAS INSTALLED A HUGE INDUSTRIAL WASHING MACHINE
B+N Referencia Zrt.’s subsidiary Referencia Mosodák Zrt. has installed one of the largest and most modern washing machines in the country, suitable for washing hospital textiles. In Szeged, the amount of water and chemicals used for washing has greatly decreased due to the EUR500.000+ investment. Reference Mosodák Zrt. has a nationwide reach and is one of the leading textile cleaning companies in Hungary: it serves more than eighty hospital sites in its nine regional laundries.
Here is how the forgotten hungarian “corona heroes” fought
If there is anyone who found themselves under extreme responsibility and pressure during the coronavirus, it is – beside doctors and nurses – the people responsible for cleanliness and hygiene, especially those working in healthcare institutions, on public transport vehicles and stations. In the past months as the global trade system was collapsing, the acquisition of proper protective equipment and detergents was not an easy feat, and yet, this was one of the most crucial elements of ensuring satisfactory protection from the virus. Hungarian website portfolio.hu asked B+N Referencia Zrt. Deputy CEO Csaba Szij about the most difficult moments as well as his expectations regarding the quality of cleaning, prices, wages and the general reputation of the cleaning profession.
“There is a veritable bidding war for antiseptic detergents” – sometimes we even have to pay 10 times as much as the normal price
The importance of facility management companies has reached unprecedented heights. Beside providing the uninterrupted maintenance of empty buildings even in the middle of the home office surge, they also ensure that employers and passengers are met with cleanliness in bigger office buildings, hospitals or even on public transport vehicles. All this in an environment where there is a veritable bidding war for antiseptic detergents and cleaning supplies are sometimes charged for 10 times as much as their normal price, wrote portfolio.hu.
They are working for us!
They have been standing their ground at their workplace for weeks, mitigating the negative effects of the coronavirus. Doctors, nurses, ambulance crew, patient care crew, cleaners, IT experts, couriers, drivers, truck drivers, teachers, social workers, pharmacists, shopping assistant, dustman: all making heroic efforts to carry out their work to the best of their knowledge. Our heroine, B+N Referencia Zrt. employee Mrs Piroska Bordás Antal was interviewed by Fanny magazine
There will always be a need for them! look around and see!
Cleaning and disinfection – for some, this is an everyday task and yet they are not duly appreciated. B+N Referencia Zrt. has launched its campaign titled Look around and see, wrote hvg.hu.
Look around and see: cleaners are working for the sake of our health
Companies employing professional cleaners are struggling with labour shortage. The reason for this, among others, is the low social prestige and the general lack of appreciation. In order to make a difference, Hungary’s biggest facility management company, B+N Referencia Zrt. has launched a social sensitivity campaign. Look around and see!
Look around and see campaign has been launched
Look around and see! – A menial job that has become extremely important for everyone, says porfolio.hu. With its campaign “Look around and see”, Hungary’s biggest facility management company is trying to raise awareness of the value and importance of the cleaning profession as well as sets an example by appreciating its employees standing their ground in difficult times.
This is what it looks like when thousands of bed linens are waiting to be washed
We have all saluted the heroic efforts of health care workers, but for the safe working of a hospital there are other essential tasks to be carried out too, said femcafe.hu on the increased importance of Referencia Mosodák Zrt. employees.
Our colleagues are appreciated: jános nagy has been awarded the energy advisor of the year prize
In the framework of the Virtual Power Plant Program our colleague János Nagy has won the Energy Advisor of the Year 2020 Prize. The program was patroned by Hungarian President Dr. János Áder and Special Commissioner of the Prime Minister Dr. Katalin Szili.
Tips: what to watch out for during the pandemic? advice from a b+n expert
We talked with hygiene expert Zsuzsa Nagy, head of the Hospital Cleaning Branch of B+N Referencia Zrt., about questions concerning viral diseases, personal and professional solutions.
Robot technology is already in control of the cleaning market
By the end of next year B+N can work with as many as 100 cleaning robots. This year the turnover of B+N Referencia Zrt. may increase by even 10-15%, Csaba Szij, Deputy CEO of the cleaning company generating a 23.27-bn forint revenue and a 2.74-bn forint profit last year, said to Világgazdaság.
Robin: b+n referencia zrt. has introduced its in-house developed cleaning robot
Following ICA, it will be ROBIN’s turn to dominate the market, and by a huge margin. B+N Referencia Zrt. is deploying 20 new in-house developed cleaning robots in several domestic public buildings as well as in Budapest Ferenc Liszt International Airport, announced the Hungary’s leading facility management company during Wednesday’s press conference.
B+n zrt. has launched its in-service training programme
At B+N Zrt. it is our top priority to constantly develop the professional expertise and competences of our staff. We are quite aware that the human capital of our staff contributes to the value of our company and that is how we can continuously deliver our partners top quality service. We strive to make it possible for as many of our employees as possible to extend their knowledge regardless of the position that they currently hold. That is why we applied for the VEKOP-8.5.2-17 – In-house training support for corporate employees tender.
The hygiene level of the terminals of budapest ferenc liszt international airport has improved significantly
Passenger rating of Budapest Ferenc Liszt international Airport improved significantly in the first half of 2019, as revealed from an independent international passenger satisfaction survey (ASQ), in the framework of which passengers rated the most relevant airport services based on 36 different criteria, wrote bud.hu.
Hungary’s airgate is testing site for hungarian-developed cleaning robot
Airport Security Zrt. is testing our unique, in-house developed cleaning robot at Budapest Ferenc Liszt International Airport in an attempt to introduce higher quality automated cleaning regime.
“Facility management is not sexy enough” – how to make it so?
One of the greatest challenges of facility management is ensuring a steady labour supply. The cleaning profession is less and less alluring to the younger generation, therefore different programmes have been developed to address the issue.
Budapest airport: new cleaning company, improving services
For a couple of weeks the airport’s facility management has been working in close cooperation with B+N Referencia Zrt., the new owner of Airport Security Zrt., on the continuous improvement of the airport’s hygiene level.
Facility management company of the year – b+n referencia zrt.
B+N Referencia Zrt. was founded in 1993. By now, the once only cleaning company has become one of the biggest Facility Management providers of the Hungarian market, currently ranking 334th on the list of Hungary’s 500 biggest companies. Our range of services goes beyond classic facility management or cleaning and covers comprehensive document management services as well as textile management and the sales of work protection equipment.
Hungarian developed cleaning robot is already being tested
Airport Security Zrt. is testing our unique, in-house developed cleaning robot at Budapest Ferenc Liszt International Airport in an attempt to introduce higher quality automated cleaning regime.
The revolution of robots has begun – will it bring a sweeping change to the entire real estate market?
‘Are there areas of facility management where robots have already taken over? How will proptech affect operating costs? And how can the profession be popularized for the generations to come?’, asked István Rézsó, Head of Business Development, Cushman & Wakefield, at the FM+PM panel discussion of the Property Investment Forum 2018 conference.
We need a miracle to tackle this labour shortage!
‘Currently, one of the greatest challenges of facility management is labour shortage, something even technological development can’t solve in the short run’, according to speakers at the Portfolio FM & Office 2018 conference.
Even more office jobs can be eliminated than we anticipated
Similarly to other fields of the Hungarian economy, property management and facility management are also hit hard by labour shortage, the solution of which might be wage increase and technological development.