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

The federations fight back
15 May, 2020
As the novel coronavirus continues its rampage around the globe, the...
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ABS launches ‘missing link’ laundry app for total accountability 15 May, 2020 For the first time, according to laundry software specialist ABS Laundry Business Solutions, complete accountability, from order to delivery is now available for linen and garments...

Vorsprung durch technik 15 May, 2020 Germany continues to live up to its established image as a technological innovator and nowhere more so than in textile care but like everywhere else it has been catapulted into...

Building barriers against infection 15 May, 2020 With the focus very much on healthcare at the moment, for obvious reasons, LCNi presents a timely of review barrier washers

Time to tell it as it is 15 May, 2020 There is too much misinformation out there about wetcleaning which is increasingly being presented as a more environmentally form of drycleaning, writes Roger Cawood. To refer...

Research review - the latest developments 15 May, 2020 With the world still in the grip of the novel coronavirus, Covid-19, LTC Worldwide disseminates the latest information available for the laundry sectors on this and other subjects...

Keep calm and carry on regardfully 10 April, 2020 Howard Bradley says history can teach life lessons as he draws parallels with the current crisis and WW2

Emergency service 10 April, 2020 Cherry Tree offers critical engineering cover and support to the NHS and major laundry groups across the UK

Low temperature disinfection 10 April, 2020 Disnfection has to be top of every operator’s list at the moment as we battle to contain the Covid-19 pandemic, but don’t forget other nasty pathogens that also need to be...

There’s never been a better time to buy 10 April, 2020

Despite the uncertainty, surprisingly right now is one of the best times to buy laundry equipment. With low, low rates on all laundry machinery including washers, dryers and...

A concerted effort 10 April, 2020 We all need a helping hand to get through the Covid-19 crisis and the trade associations
are there to help. LCN brings readers some of their latest advice and news.

Keeping on track 13 March, 2020 The use of RFID to aid linen rental operations and customers keep on top of costs is becoming more common across all sectors

Enabling change 13 March, 2020 A tale of triumph as old meets new at a laundry that provides work opportunities for individuals with disabilities and employs Milnor technology to do so

Setting higher standards 13 March, 2020 Developments in tunnel technology have opened up new opportunities for tunnel washer manufacturers. Tony Vince reports on developments ahead of Texcare International in Frankfurt.

Nordic textile care sector ready for breakthrough 13 March, 2020 The Scandinavian textile services industry is on a steady course for development but maybe growth is set to be a little slower than in recent years. Eugene Gerden reports

Dealing with the new Coronavirus 13 March, 2020 New Coronavirus COVID-19 poses a few problems for the professional launderer, writes LTC’s
Richard Neale who has compiled essential information and guidelines for dealing with...

Dateline1885: Victorian drycleaning 05 February, 2020 Howard Bradley gets into his Tardis and time travels to investigate the drycleaning techniques in use when LCN first came on the scene in the guise of Laundry Journal. Things...

Maintaining colour 05 February, 2020 Richard Neale highlights that the linen rental sector is still beset by problems of maintaining the original colour of the fabrics used until the end of the contract. Here he offers...

Green light shows for textile care apprentices 05 February, 2020 After years of hard work by the industry and trade associations, an industry apprenticeship scheme is now firmly on the road. TSA’s David Kinson, the TSA’s Learning Advisor, explains...

Best finish possible 05 February, 2020 Ahead of Texcare International this summer, Tony Vince examines developments for the finishing line


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