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.

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Efficiency by design
02 September, 2019
The OPL market is growing as establishments in both commercial...
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Deciding on the right mix 02 September, 2019 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 02 September, 2019 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 02 September, 2019 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 01 August, 2019 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 01 August, 2019 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 01 August, 2019 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 31 July, 2019 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 02 July, 2019 ADVERTORIAL FEATURE
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 02 July, 2019 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 02 July, 2019 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 02 July, 2019 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 06 June, 2019 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 06 June, 2019 Drycleaners now have a wide choice of chemical products to assist solvent performance. Tony Vince looks at current developments

Case studies: Staining 06 June, 2019 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 06 June, 2019 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 01 May, 2019 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 29 April, 2019 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 29 April, 2019 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 29 April, 2019 When you are faced with cleaning whites, Stacey King has some pointers on preventing them turning 50 shades of grey


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