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Parker: Calgary company eases flight for airline attendants
To many, the life of airline attendants sounds glamorous. They meet and serve interesting people and get overnight stays in locales like Maui or London.
But most people don’t think about one of the worst parts of the job — in-flight cleaning of those tightly-squeezed washrooms.
However, Vaughan Payne pondered the limited time and lack of proper tools available for the task while taking many flights, thanks to his leadership roles in the transportation industry. He decided to do something about this problem. READ FULL ARTICLE / PDF FORMAT
BY DAVID PARKER, CALGARY HERALD / ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED: SEP 20, 2018
Marketplace's latest investigation reveals that the surfaces on a plane you're likely touching most often might not be as clean as you think, and some are contaminated with bacteria and other pathogens. https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/flights-filthy-surfaces-airplane-marketplace-1.4873586
Source: CBC Marketplace analyzed over 100 samples on 18 flights, finding mould, staph and potentially harmful pathogens
Charlsie Agro, Jenny Cowley, Katie Pedersen, Nelisha Vellani · CBC News · Posted: Oct 27, 2018 4:00 AM ET | Last Updated: October 27
MOPPITT™ launched to global aviation industry at Aircraft Interior Show - April 4th-6th - Germany.
Vaughan Payne, President and CEO of Dakota Supplies, and Deborah Humphries, co-founder and Chief Operating Officer.
Dakota Supplies Inc. won the VenturePrize Fast Growth Award with its $80,000 cash and in-kind prizes. Dakota Supplies Inc. looks to become a leading provider of disposable and sanitizing cleaning products for the commercial transportation industry. Its patented cleaning product MOPPITT™ is an all-in-one cleaning unit specifically designed to meet the cleaning and sanitizing challenges of commercial transportation including airlines and buses.
Dakota Supplies of Canada, in a partnership with its manufacturing supplier, Strong Holdings Group, has created a Chinese-based subsidiary for the distribution of moppitt® products to the hotel, rail, RV, medical and other relevant industries directly within the Republic of China. Read Full Press Release...
Airline Interior Cleaning, Rail Interior Cleaning, Hotel Interior Cleaning
Alberta Innovates provided Dakota vouchers and other forms of assistance in the development and commercialization of the moppitt™ family of products. Read Full Article
Seven Calgary-based technology companies will receive over $2.5 million in federal government support to help market and supply their products to the global marketplace, while creating over 70 local jobs. Through the WINN program, Dakota was able to complete several critical milestones and now have our product coming off the assembly line and into the hands of potential customers around the world.
Dakota Supplies has teamed up with Celeste®, a global chemical company specializing in the development of value added cleaning and odor control products serving a range of diverse end markets including aviation, bus, rail, cruise, janitorial, and healthcare.
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