The National Association of Facility Operators (NAFO) is created as a platform for communication of participants of the professional cleaning and technical operation market. The Association is aimed to develop industry standards for the rendering services, to build up new technologies, to defend the interests of market participants according to the interest of the Government. The Association’s activity is focused on the growth and development of the Russian market of technical operation and professional cleaning. The members of the Association are companies providing professional cleaning and technical operation services on the territory of the Russian Federation.
Members of the Association: “Becar-Expluatacia” LLC (NAI Becar, St. Petersburg), “Cleaning expert UDM” LLC (Cleaning expert, Samara), “CorpusGroup” LLC (CorpusGrupp, Moscow), “Cristanval-FM” LLC (Cristanval, Moscow), “Lin Service” LLC (CleanStar, Moscow), “Novyi Dom” LLC (Novyi Dom, St. Petersburg), “OMC-Center” LLC (OMC, Moscow), Publicly held company “Primex” (Primex, Moscow), “Facilicom” LLC (Facilicom, Chistyi svet, Moscow).
On September, 25 as a part of the events concerning the presentation of the new branch noncommercial organization Yuri Bogdanov, the Executive Director of NAFO, and Victor Nayshuller, the member of the working group, held a meeting with the cleaning contractors of the Northwestern Federal District. Nearly 30 owners of cleaning market regional players gathered in Europe Hotel in St. Petersburg, among which there were owners of such companies as “Cross-Neva”, “Novyi Dom”, “City Service”, “KmK”, etc.
Representatives of NAFO told the audience about the association working principles, mission, cooperation with the supervisory authorities (FAS (Federal Antimonopoly Service), FNS (Federal Revenue Service), agreements reached with the Federal Tax Service for the implementation of the project concerning shadow vs transparent economy, or in other words how to make professional cleaning and technical operation market transparent, free of monopoly and illegal structures, taking into account the principles of the Charter, and also they responded to questions raised by the participants of the event. At the meeting, which lasted 3 hours, in addition to the NAFO presentation, a number of industry problems were discussed, including those requiring legislative changes.