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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A poem in time and space
19 April, 2023
Tate Modern is always worth a visit and it was a rare treat to...
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Curry: Understanding the problem 19 April, 2023 Last month, in the ­first of four articles, we looked at the removal of heat set blood. Now we move on to curry and also to discuss the removal of oil which can be a real problem...

Cleaning healthcare workwear 19 April, 2023 The High Street cleaner is in an ideal position pick up on smaller healthcare/ veterinary contracts and/or steady repeat customer footfall. Richard Neale and Roger Cawood look at...

There’s still room for drycleaners 19 April, 2023 Hemant Zavery, business development manager at Cole & Wilson, gives his views on the current state of the drycleaning market

Fresh choice, best choice 19 April, 2023 As we enter spring, Richard Brown from Industrial Laundry Equipment looks at the current marketplace and how ILE is finding the changing climate

Free wheeling designs 19 April, 2023 It is easy to overlook the amount of work and technical expertise that goes into designing and manufacturing those essential workhorses in any laundry, cages and trollies. LCN ­finds...

Decontamination of hospitality textiles 19 April, 2023 It is not just healthcare workwear that needs to adhere to strict decontamination standards, writes Richard Neale of LTC Worldwide, as he looks at strategies for hospitality laundries...

WCL looks at future provision of energy 19 April, 2023 The Future of Energy seminar presented by the Worshipful Company of Launderers in London at the tail end of February saw expert speakers discuss the future provision of...

Out and about with WCL 19 April, 2023 Becoming a Freeman of a Livery Company is generally the first step in a Livery career, writes Sarah Lancaster, Master of The Worshipful Company of Launderers.

Artefacts and inspiration 19 April, 2023 Howard Bradley has been trawling the worldwide web for weird and wonderful textile care-inspired goodies

Batches of improvement 24 March, 2023 Tunnel washers, or continuous batch washers as they are also known, continue to push the boundaries of eff­iciencies.

Shipboard fit out by Girbau sets sail 24 March, 2023 A complete laundry solution including two tunnel washers for cruise ship MSC World Europe has just been competed by Girbau.

Bucking the trend 23 March, 2023 Learning how others run their businesses and taking lessons from their operations could be the key to survival in tough times.

Puffa problems 23 March, 2023 In response to a recent LCN enquiry from a drycleaner about a customer complaint relating to a puffa jacket, Richard Neale and Roger Cawood are happy to respond with some general...

Effective stain removal at affordable cost 22 March, 2023 Sending a hotel or restaurant items which are still stained is guaranteed to send housekeepers or restaurant managers into a frenzy. Richard Neale of LTC Worldwide has the remedies...

Chemical formula for value-added service 22 March, 2023 Formulating the right wash chemistry offers added value to Rental Uniform Services’ customers.

Removing difficult stains 22 March, 2023 Following on from last year’s series of articles (Let’s Talk Stains), covering spotting equipment, basics of spotting, techniques and methodologies, I will now be taking a look at how...

Pro-fashional garments for professional use 22 March, 2023 Jensen has systems in place to ensure the processing of professional workwear throughout a commercial laundry is totally seamless.

Skin deep: suede and leather 22 March, 2023 Our expert team, Roger Cawood and Richard Neale, look at cleaning suede and leather, a process which is not without its ups and downs.

Much better than middling 22 March, 2023 The Middle East laundry and drycleaning market looks set to provide major opportunities for growth this year, writes Eugene Gerden.

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