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Farnek sets up sanitisation gateway to fight virus

ABU DHABI, April 9, 2020

Farnek, a leading UAE-based technology and sustainability-driven facilities management (FM) company, has installed a sanitisation gateway which will disinfect all staff, upon leaving and returning to their accommodation centres. 
 
The disinfectant system works via a Fog Gate, or disinfection tunnel, which sprays staff with a highly efficient, non-toxic, pH-neutral and durable disinfectant, said a statement from Franek. 
 
The mist is completely harmless and dries in seconds, after employees pass through. The gateway is regularly sterilised and cleaned by a team of highly trained specialists from Farnek. 
 
CEO Markus Oberlin said: "These sanitisation gateways are highly effective, extremely efficient and very practical. It literally takes seconds to walk through and the disinfectant dries almost immediately, ensuring that our teams will be protected from the virus and will not inadvertently spread the virus should they become exposed."
 
Farnek will implement a Dubai Municipality-approved environment-friendly and non-toxic disinfectant solution, which kills over 99.99 per cent of all bacteria, viruses, fungi and spores. 
 
"If successful, the pilot scheme, the first to be employed in a commercial capacity, will be rolled out across all of Farnek’s staff accommodation centres in the UAE," noted Oberlin.
 
A similar sanitisation system has already been installed at Abu Dhabi Central Bus Station to protect essential workers, using the bus transport system. It too is expected to be rolled out at other transport hubs around the country, he added.
 
Farnek is Dubai Municipality-approved to clean and disinfect hotels, malls, offices, public buildings and residences. 
 
The company currently has over 8,000 employees supporting business in all emirates by offering a range of disinfection and sterilisation services using world-class, technologically-advanced cleaning products, which through a physical bond, create durable and self-sanitising surfaces and long-lasting protection.
 
Kelvin Varghese, the Director of Farnek and Hitches & Glitches, responsible for the implementation of the new sanitisation system and the rollout across Farnek’s entire accommodation portfolio, said: "During these unprecedented times, the safety and well-being of our customers as well as employees, is of paramount importance to us and, as such, all necessary sanitising and precautionary measures are being undertaken to make sure we contain the spread of the coronavirus."
 
“The fight against viruses and bacteria has never been more critical than it is today,” he added.-TradeArabia News Service



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