Features

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.

Latest Laundry and Cleaning News Feature

Finding a winning combination
06 June, 2018
Advances in textile developments means that for many garments wetcleaning...
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Taking control of finishing 06 June, 2018 Establishing a successful on premises laundry needs all the right ingredients—the right equipment, the correct procedures and proper staff training. Tony Vince reports

Effective maintenance of healthcare uniforms 06 June, 2018 Richard Neale of LTC Worldwide gets to grips with decontamination and disinfection of healthcare garments

Part 2 – Finishing with style 06 June, 2018 In the second part of our masterclass on wetcleaning, our resident expert Roger Cawood draws attention to some critical issues of particular interest to those who are new or fairly new...

Growth, but at a price 13 April, 2018 Things are looking good in Benelux with growth in all three countries. However, businesses are being affected by the fixation on low price over quality and are competing by adding...

Opportunities for growth 13 April, 2018 Energy savings are a significant trend not only for the tunnel washer line but throughout the laundry. Developments in design focus on efficiency both in operation and resource...

Common wearer issues 13 April, 2018 Poor storage and wear and tear can often result in unintentional damage that can end in a tussle between drycleaner and customer. Stacey King looks at some of the more common...

Looking for efficiency and reliability 28 March, 2018 With OPL operators keen to cut costs, Tony Vince examines the implications for the latest generation of OPL dryers

Boosting solvent performance 28 March, 2018 Modern detergents and chemical additives ensure a high standard of cleaning and finishing. Tony Vince examines the options now available to textile care professionals

Wetcleaning v drycleaning Part 1 – putting the record straight 27 March, 2018 Roger Cawood raises concerns about wetcleaning being seen as a replacement to drycleaning, rather than as a supplementary technology, and also questions the perception that...

Providing data – management decisions 27 March, 2018 To improve the way a laundry is managed, it is important to have a continuous flow of information about the organisation, including areas such as energy consumption, machine and...

Bag a new skill 22 February, 2018 In a challenging market perhaps finding a niche to occupy as a supplement to everyday drycleaning or wetcleaning work could be the way forward for many businesses. Brian Pearce looks...

Winter warmers 22 February, 2018 Stacey King of DTC looks at some of the problems that can arise when winter clothing appears at the counter


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