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Framework contract for cleaning and other services in the EPO buildings in Munich. Cleaning areas approx. 300.000 m², glass surfaces approx. 90.000 m².
To restore the load-bearing capacity of a section of a multi-storey underground car park's structure.
Framework agreement for the purchase of approx. 140 desks for home working per annum.
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