Features

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

How robotics make laundries more sustainable
26 October, 2022
From prolonging the garment lifespan to saving resources, cutting-edge...
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Smoothing out costs 26 October, 2022 Energy prices are ever-increasing – and shock inducing – so operators are looking very closely at efficiencies when they contemplate buying new kit. LCN looks at what is available

A softer approach – gentle cleaning 26 October, 2022 Dry/wetcleaning is beginning to come back after the rough days of lockdown and we look at manufacturers of systems and chemicals that can gently boost that recovery

Shoulders back… 25 October, 2022 Howard Bradley looks back with wry humour to the age of massive shoulder pads and the rather less glamorous donkey jacket craze

Let’s talk stains – 4 25 October, 2022 In the fourth part of Roger Cawood’s series on stain removal he talks through the art of using a spotting table

Unusual care labels -1 25 October, 2022 In the first of two features, Roger Cawood and Richard Neale find solutions to the recurring problem of unusual care labels

Grey day for a white wedding dress 25 October, 2022 SPECIAL REPORT: Our resident experts Roger Cawood and Richard Neale respond to a reader’s problem with a wedding Gown

Laundry engineering for healthcare 25 October, 2022 Richard Neale of LTC Worldwide is keen to offer healthcare engineers and production staff the best advice on how to optimise every stage of the process and troubleshoot problems...

Let’s talk stains 21 September, 2022 In the third of Roger Cawood’s probe into stains nand how to deal with them, he focuses on spotting

Get synchronized 21 September, 2022 The key to feeding and folding efficiently is perfect synchronization

Optimism grows as economy recovers 21 September, 2022 Italian textile care sector ready for breakthrough despite skyrocketing energy prices and high level of inflation, writes Eugene Gerden

Improving productivity 21 September, 2022 Richard Neale looks at how the market leaders are becoming steadily more efficient and the steps which each individual laundry could be taking to emulate this achievement

Clean 2022 starts and ends on a high note 21 September, 2022 Good vibes and plenty of business opportunities as the industry converged on Atlanta for the big US show

All about steam pressing and finishing garments 21 September, 2022 Rami Shaar of the successful Washmen online laundry and drycleaning service in Abu Dhabi, UAE, believes potential (and exisiting) customers need to know the difference between ‘home’...

Milan: a bird’s eye view 21 September, 2022 LCNi takes a look over the exhibition floor at Fiera Milano Rho as EXPODetergo prepares for kick off in Milan. it is an impressive line-up

Cleaning up after Covid 21 September, 2022 Post-pandemic, everyone is obsessed about cleanliness and that is good news for the laundry industry. This fixation is driving interest in cleanroom technology and visitors to...

Designed to fail 21 September, 2022 In a special report LCNi’s experts Roger Cawood and Richard Neale reply in detail to a reader’s query about the delamination of an expensive designer suit

The complete package 10 August, 2022 Trust has to be earned, says Kannegiesser, which believes its strategy of pushing the boundaries of innovation over the years has put the company in the black with its customers in...

High tech fire fighting 10 August, 2022 Out run the fire sprite using infra red cameras and artificial intelligence to stop it in its tracks, David C Bursell explains how

Circle of life 10 August, 2022 The recent ETSA Congress had a potent message to deliver; the world must stop circling the drain and up its game to tackle climate change. A circular economy is the way forward,...


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