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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Getting on a roll
25 October, 2023
OPL laundries taking responsibility for producing the best quality ­nish...
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Breathing new life into high street businesses 25 October, 2023 Reports of the total demise of drycleaning are premature, according to Ken Cupitt of the Guild of Cleaners and Launderers, but the sector does need

Shrinkage is a perennial peril 25 October, 2023 Richard Neale and Roger Cawood get to grips with shrinkage problems and how best to deal with them

Conversation pieces 25 October, 2023 Howard Bradley indulges in some random chit chat about past, present and potential events. His opinions are his own, not necessarily those of LCN

Finishing equipment maintenance – Part 3 25 October, 2023 Roger Cawood looks at housekeeping and preparation in regard to ­nishing aids

Low temperature washing for healthcare 25 October, 2023 Richard Neale of LTC Worldwide take a look at what is involved in low temperature washing of healthcare textiles and the hidden bene­ts it is bringing, including cushioning the impact...

Hospital linen takes centre stage in Shakespeare country 25 October, 2023 The annual SHLSLM forum is a key event for NHS and commercial laundry and linen services professionals

Make room for total hygiene 20 September, 2023 Cleanroom technology is advancing fast and so is public concern about sanitisation. Maybe it is time to make room for a dedicated super-hygienic space

Aussies and Kiwis go into bat on a good wicket 20 September, 2023 The Australia and New Zealand textile care markets are set for growth this year as they keep their eyes on the ball, playing on a level pitch with plenty of bounce. Eugene Gerden reports

Influencing change 20 September, 2023 Industrial laundry is one of the most important infrastructures in modern societies, with a wealth of unique values and fantastic messages that we keep well hidden and fail to use....

World class player 20 September, 2023 Tolon, the long-established Turkish manufacturer, has, in a very short time, encircled the world as demand escalates for its precision-engineered, technologically advanced...

An army of robots holding the line 20 September, 2023 Feeders and folders are developing at light-speed and AI is in the vanguard on this march to the future

Physical and chemical damage - who is to blame ? 20 September, 2023 Playing the blame game of customer v drycleaner is a sad and often costly fact of life for drycleaners but there are ways to avoid it, say Roger Cawood and Richard Neale

Equipment clothing and settings 20 September, 2023 Roger Cawood takes a look at equipment clothing and automated equipment settings both of which play a critical role in producing good production rates, quality work, and in the...

Fault analysis: recognise problems and allocate responsibility – 2 20 September, 2023 This month we take a further look at faults which have mysti­ed and infuriated launderers, concluding the survey which we started in our July/August issue, writes Richard Neale of...

Accessories, adornments, buttons and trims - Part 2 22 August, 2023 Textiles are littered with traps for the unwary cleaner. Roger Cawood and Richard Neale ­ag problems and provide solutions

Fault analysis: recognise problems and allocate responsibility – 1 22 August, 2023 Richard Neale of LTC Worldwide looks at problems which could provide the essential tools to argue the laundry’s corner as it strives for a fair outcome in the constant...

Smashing the greenhouse gas problem 22 August, 2023 Climate change is posing signi­cant problems for laundries, but with some thought and forward planning there are opportunities to mitigate the risks and the long-term effects on...

Finishing equipment maintenance - Part 1 21 August, 2023 Is your equipment working for you? Or, perhaps more to the point - are you and your staff working for your equipment? Much of my working life has been spent monitoring, checking...

The best drying days 21 August, 2023 Modern dryers incorporate the latest technology along with energy saving features to ensure there is never, ever again such a thing as a bad drying day

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