Press release FiltaFry, Emsbüren, 02.07.2020

Filtafry consistently enhances its mobile sustainability services with new services and products and is continuing to expand its “Hygiene, disinfection and Covid 19 protection” area of business with “FiltaShield”.

Monthly disinfection sufficient

“This cooperation with New Zealand company Zoono, which specializes in the development, manufacture and global distribution of antimicrobial solutions, allows us to launch our chemical-free, sustainable disinfection service, which eliminates Corona, flu and 99% of all conventional viruses and bacteria in a matter of minutes and provides up to 30 days protection”, says FiltaFry Managing Director Jos van Aalst. “One spraying per month by our trained service technicians is enough to ensure maximum safety for offices, restaurants, sanitary facilities, classrooms and other public spaces in terms of Covid 19”.

Environmentally-friendly, highly effective, for a multitude of applications

Zoono kills germs not with chemicals, but by using physical processes, thereby avoiding the use of dangerous toxins, chemicals and alcohol. Zoono bonds permanently with surfaces and develops a nano-molecular layer of spikes, which forms a barrier against germs. Germs coming into contact with the Zoono layer are virtually impaled and destroyed. This effect facilitates 30 days sustained protection of surfaces.

“Whether in companies, authorities, fitness studios, schools, hotels, in the food service industry or public modes of transport, we want to contribute not only to more safety and to the containment of Corona, but also to relieve the burden on many employees that are now having to use disinfectant themselves on a daily basis”, adds van Aalst.

Temperature screening with Thermo Guard

In addition to the disinfection service, FiltaFry is focusing on temperature screening: the Thermo Guard camera, distributed and installed by FiltaFry and which is already successfully in operation in the “Wunderland Kalkar” adventure park, enables the detection of increased body temperature. The device activates an alarm both visually as well as acoustically when certain limit values are exceeded. This prevents people who have a fever from entering buildings or events. Thermo Guard can scan up to 30 people per second and there is also an alternative for checking the temperature of individuals. No data or images are stored.

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About FiltaFry

FiltaFry – full-service mobile fryer management – was founded in 1996 in the UK and operates on a franchise basis. Today FiltaFry is established in many countries around the world and since 2015, is also active in Germany with FiltaFry Deutschland GmbH, which since 2018, belongs to the Filta Group. The concept consists of filtering and cleaning cooking oil and on-site fryer cleaning including the removal and professional disposal of waste oil. Upon request, FiltaFry delivers fresh oil and refills the fryers. Furthermore FiltaFry provides additional mobile services: the direct on-site manufacture of refrigerator seals and regular, organic drain cleaning and disinfection.

Customers include restaurants and snack bars, hotels, caterers, sports venues, leisure parks, and company and university canteens among many others. In 2017 FiltaFry was awarded the “Sustainability Project 2017” quality seal from the German Council for Sustainable Development and in 2018, the prize for excellence as a start-up from the German Institute for Service Quality. As a supplier, FiltaFry has been recommended with the Green Key eco-label since 2019 and has been distinguished in the same year as one of the three “greenest” franchise companies by the German Franchise Association. FiltaFry was among the companies nominated for the 2020 German Sustainability Award in the SME category. FiltaFry is a member of the German Franchise Association as well as the Greentable and United against Waste initiatives.

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