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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

Dilution is the solution
31 May, 2022
Thierry Lambermont, managing director of Milnor International, explains...
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Ready for take off 31 May, 2022 The pandemic has taken its toll on the USA textile care market but despite that, and other challenges, the industry is gearing up to fly high once more even if there is a little turbulence

What the manufacturers say… 31 May, 2022 Kathy Bowry has been talking to leading suppliers to the USA to get their take on the situation there

Stand-alone contenders 24 May, 2022 A small laundry can punch well above its weight if it has the right kit

Beware spontaneous combustion 24 May, 2022 Fire still remains a major threat to any High Street cleaning business and in spite of hikes in insurance rates, warnings in the trade press and by the Guild of Cleaners & Launderers...

Interlining faults still plague the quality cleaner 24 May, 2022 Clothes designers and manufacturers are mostly responsible for the continuing problems with interlinings. Richard Neale and Roger Cawood look at what can be done by cleaners to put...

Has chlorine bleach had its day? 24 May, 2022 Richard Neale of LTC Worldwide finds modern solutions that make the use of chlorine bleach obsolete in sustainable laundry operation. Overleaf he presents a strategy for tackling...

Getting into hot-ish water 12 April, 2022 For commercial laundries it is not all about generating the hottest water possible, but being able to consistently generate it at the right temperature, and in a sustainable manner....

When wishes come true 12 April, 2022 Two projects by Washco show what can be done to convert a customer’s wish list into reality

The transfer deal 12 April, 2022 Transfers are a super-effective way to professionally and permanently mark ownership of items from uniforms through personal wear to bed linen and towels, as Innotex Transfers explains

Invisible issues 12 April, 2022 Roger Cawood looks at problems that arise when faults are not immediately obvious

Up, up and away 12 April, 2022 Howard Bradley looks back over some drycleaning disasters that he cannot help chuckling about today

Gas price crisis calls for shrewd investment 12 April, 2022 It is time to get savvy on minimising laundry gas demand in order to set your own cap on prices, says Richard Neale of LTC

Force of nature 12 April, 2022 Clean Supply has proved itself to be a force to be reckoned with, writes Kathy Bowry, and the future is looking good

Let’s get trollied 12 April, 2022 As the industry gets moving again maybe it is time to review how you keep the wheels turning at top efficiency on the factory floor

Part 1: Friend or foe? 12 April, 2022 In the first of a two-part report, Brian Pearce make sense of the many solvents available to drycleaners and whether they actually deserve the hype given to some and the demonisation...

Finishing school 12 April, 2022 Roger Cawood and Richard Neale educate cleaners on finishing to the highest standard and the problems that can lie in wait for the unwary – or untrained – operator

Keeping up appearances 12 April, 2022 Belgrave Premium Dry Cleaning believes a delicate touch is the magic ingredient for cleaning expensive items

Scholars soak up knowledge 12 April, 2022 WCL’s Travelling Scholars toured three UK laundry businesses in a quest to further their knowledge of the industry

The finishing line is in sight 24 March, 2022 The last process in the laundry is also the last chance to get it right and guarantee the highest quality linen for your clients, says Jensen, as it details innovation in flatwork finishing


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