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Deciding on the right mix Demand within the professional textile care industry for effective, “greener” alternatives to solvent-based cleaning continues to grow. LCN examines current developments
Case studies: Wedding dresses A wedding dress has greater sentimental value than perhaps any other garment. Stacey King of DTC outlines some of the wedding dress woes to watch out for
Ethical cotton brings problems and opportunities Ethical sourcing of cotton is very much the order of the day. Richard Neale of LTC Worldwide looks at how to maintain the product’s ethical integrity during the laundering process
New beginnings The Spring conference was the first outing for new TSA CEO David Stevens who led a lively event and committed to a strategy that puts its members first and foremost
Troubleshooting laundering problems The past five years have seen some useful and innovative solutions to laundering problems that Richard Neale of LTC Worldwide believes can help textile rental operations boost...
Necessity is the mother of invention Sheer dogged determination keeps South Africa’s textile care businesses above the ever-challenging problems of water shortages, burgeoning utility costs and a wildly fluctuating...
Case studies: Shrinkage Stacey King of DTC looks at what can be done about shrinkage and outlines some precautions
ECOLAB Textile Care developed a sustainable washing solution for sunscreen stains
For many, the arrival of summer means vacation and quality time spent outdoors with family and friends. For commercial laundries, textile rental companies...
Case studies: First clean faults New clothes will eventually need cleaning. This month Stacey King of DTC outlines some of the reasons why items fail their first clean
Flat out for flatwork Whether to force out a head of steam for flatwork or simply to deliver a constant supply of temperature controlled hot water, the boilers you choose to put in the plant room...
Further education The Guild of Cleaners and Launderers Conference and Exhibition did exactly what it set out to do for committed dry-and wetcleaners – it educated, informed and galvanised
Improving laundry performance With most major manufacturers present at this year's Clean Show in New Orleans, LCN has a sneak preview of some of the machines on display
Formulating smart solutions Drycleaners now have a wide choice of chemical products to assist solvent performance. Tony Vince looks at current developments
Case studies: Staining Stain identification involves quite a bit of detective work on behalf of the drycleaner and realistic expectations from the customer about what can and cannot be done, says Stacey King...
Networking for change Kathy Bowry talks to David Stevens, newly appointed CEO of TSA and networker par excellence, about his vision for the industry and the association
TRADE ASSOCIATION PROFILE: AUSTRALIA Fledgling Australian trade association Laundry Association Australia (LAA), in the two years since its inauguration, has already developed a strong pair of wings and a keen sense of...
Best of the batches Tunnel washers, the backbone of modern commercial businesses, are constantly improving in cost and time efficiencies. Tony Vince reports on developments ahead of Clean 2019
Middle East performance – far from middling Youth and affluence combined with tourism drive rocketing growth of textile care industry in Middle Eastern states. Penny Wilson reports on a vibrant region
Case studies: It’s all white When you are faced with cleaning whites, Stacey King has some pointers on preventing them turning 50 shades of grey
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