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JCD awarded Knauf cleaning services deal

JCD Cleaning & Support Services has secured a three-year deal, valued in the region of £900,000, to provide all industrial factory cleaning services and ad hoc specialist cleaning to lightweight building products and systems manufacturer, Knauf UK.

Operations commenced on 1 February at Knauf ’s headquarters in Kent, with JCD transferring 10 full-time employees to provide all aspects of day-to-day industrial factory cleaning. Additionally, the company will also be carrying out a wide range of periodic deep cleaning services and highly specialised confined space, manned entry, rope access and silo cleaning in high-risk areas as well as industrial cleans to factory assets and equipment to ensure the smooth running of the factory from one day to the next.

Addressing the new partnership Managing Director, Chris Guilfoyle said: “After a tough tender process the entire JCD Family is delighted to be working with an iconic local company.

“We welcome 10 new team members to the business and look forward to supporting Knauf with all its requirements regardless of its complexity. Here’s to the next three years and beyond in partnership with Knauf.”

A Knauf UK spokesperson said: “We are pleased to have JCD Cleaning as our new strategic cleaning partner and believe their focus on a proactive contract management and support will provide Knauf with the ongoing support required to ensure continuity of cleaning services within our factory areas.”

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