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Laundry and Cleaning News publishes a varied range of features. The popular technical features What Went wrong (drycleaning) and Material Solutions (laundry) appear in each edition as does the column Drycleaners' Trade Secrets. All international editions include a Country Spotlight. Textile Rental Focus appears regularly in UK editions. We report on all the main international exhibitions and on UK conferences.

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Cautiously optimistic
20 June, 2017
The USA and Canada face broadly similar challenges and both are...
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Russia is banking on foreign cash to boost textile care industry 20 June, 2017 The Russian government has plans to attract foreign investment into its laundry and cleaning industry, writes Eugene Gerden

Just a cotton picking moment 20 June, 2017 There has been a recent resurgence in specification of 100% cotton for 4 and 5 star hotels. Richard Neale of LTC Worldwide explores the different laundering requirements for cotton...

Quality and service – the ultimate pairing 20 June, 2017 Our own resident expert Roger Cawood conducts an exclusive masterclass for drycleaners in quality and service, the Holy Grail for better business, exclusively for LCNi readers

Just how good a launderer are you? 17 May, 2017 Richard Neale provides a series of benchmarks to measure the factors that differentiate between rental suppliers in the market place, with some tips which could help move many up...

Five star finish 17 May, 2017 You can wash to perfection but its all for nothing if the finish isn’t star quality. Kathleen Armstrong looks at the equipment that can help achieve the best results

Energy efficient, green efficient and solvent efficient 17 May, 2017 While the key factor in any decision about buying a drycleaning machine is price, Tony Vince finds out from suppliers that cleaners are perhaps giving more consideration to other...

The power of the app 17 May, 2017 The way we do business is changing rapidly and the advent of the app offers an innovative way to engage with customers and lure much sought after Millenials to spend their cleaning...

Tunnel vision 20 April, 2017 Tunnel washers have come a long way in recent years with manufacturers fine honing both the physical design and the technologies that make them a force to be reckoned with in the...

Glimmers of hope 20 April, 2017 As Italy undergoes a further period of political uncertainty, the impact on the textile care sector has been minimal. Manufacturers point to a growing interest in new laundry...

Controlling allergen removal from food sector workwear 20 April, 2017 Food allergies are the curse of the 21st century as more and more people seem to be succumbing right left and centre. How can we best deal with eliminating allergens from workwear in...

Automation is a key purchasing factor 20 April, 2017 Manufacturers are confident that the positive mood of 2016 will continue this year and create the conditions for new investments by textile care businesses. Tony Vince reports

Interlinings 16 March, 2017 Stacey King at DTC looks at the tricky subject of garment interlining and how this invisible component needs to taken into account in the cleaning and finishing processes


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