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Ready for take off 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… Kathy Bowry has been talking to leading suppliers to the USA to get their take on the situation there
Stand-alone contenders A small laundry can punch well above its weight if it has the right kit
Beware spontaneous combustion 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 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? 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 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 Two projects by Washco show what can be done to convert a customer’s wish list into reality
The transfer deal 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 Roger Cawood looks at problems that arise when faults are not immediately obvious
Up, up and away Howard Bradley looks back over some drycleaning disasters that he cannot help chuckling about today
Gas price crisis calls for shrewd investment 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 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 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? 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 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 Belgrave Premium Dry Cleaning believes a delicate touch is the magic ingredient for cleaning expensive items
Scholars soak up knowledge 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 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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