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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.

Latest Laundry and Cleaning News Feature

Meeting customer expectations now and post-Covid
27 May, 2021
The advent of Covid-19 certainly concentrated minds on...
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Stand-out stand-alones 27 May, 2021 Stand-alone washer extractors have their own special place in a commercial laundry operation and can really expand a business’s customer service offering, as Kathy Bowry finds out

Tumult, troubles, tribulations and triumphs 27 May, 2021 The USA, despite Covid-19 and other setbacks, still has an economy with bounce in it and there is still plenty of room for growth in the textile services market. Canada, too, can...

Care labelling – The Basics 27 May, 2021 Roger Cawood and Richard Neale join forces to spell out the basics on care labels and to help ‘translate’ accurately the often contradictory and careless instructions sewn into...

Up, up and away 26 May, 2021 Ultra efficiency relies on super mobility when it comes to moving textiles round a commercial laundry as Kathy Bowry finds out

Returning fortunes …but slowly 26 May, 2021 Healthcare and construction forecast to drive Canada’s recovery in the next couple of years. says Penny Wilson

Here’s to the future 20 May, 2021 LCN caught up with a cross section of people in the industry to find out what they have been up to in lockdown, how they coped and their forecast for the future. Kathy Bowry reports

Dropping a bomb on traditional methods 20 May, 2021 Is it time to blow traditional hot water delivery of the water? Chris Goggin of Rinnai certainly thinks so, saying hydrogen is the fuel that will probably replace natural gas in...

Ozone unmasked 20 May, 2021 The use of ozone in laundry applications has taken on more significance as its very real benefits as a destroyer of harmful pathogens puts it centre stage in the Covid-19 age....

Green grow the cleaners-oh 20 May, 2021 Cleaners are colouring their world green – from solvents and chemicals combined with processes that are capable of zapping pathogens, including Covid-19, to putting the kybosh on...

It was a total fit-up, guv 20 May, 2021 Howard Bradley lifts our spirits with a tale of duplicity from 1960s London

London pride 20 May, 2021 Have you considered joining the Worshipful Company of Launderers, one of the friendliest and most welcoming of the world-famous London Livery Companies? Read on to find out more

Stain removal 1 – The Basics 20 May, 2021 Our new series of What Went Wrong continues with experts Richard Neale and Roger Cawood in a target masterclass looking at the basic skills needed for stain removal

Looking after polyester 20 May, 2021 Polyester is universally thought to be trouble-free but this is a false assumption, warns Roger Cawood

Cages unlocked 20 May, 2021 How to transport laundry from pillar to post safely and efficiently? A well-designed cage or trolley fleet is the key. Kathy Bowry takes a look at what’s out there

Cutting edge gas systems 20 May, 2021 Gas is going to be around for a few years yet and the more economically it can be used the lower the costs and the better the effect on the environment. Adrian Acaster of Blade...

Smart turn-out 20 May, 2021 As the hospitality industry wakes up from its enforced hibernation, uniform rental businesses have an opportunity to hammer home their message and make hay while the sun shines....

Cool results with heat recovery 20 May, 2021 Christeyns develops purpose-built energy saving unit to shave up to 50% off laundry energy costs

Time to wise up – and skill up 20 May, 2021 Adrian Redgate of National Dry Cleaners shares his personal opinion on the current situation for drycleaners

The industry, the virus and the vaccine 05 April, 2021 Ken Cupitt of the Guild of Cleaners and Launderers gives his personal take on the extreme situation experienced by all sectors of the industry. He stresses his views are his own and...


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