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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.

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Optimistic outlook from Europe’s biggest player
22 November, 2022
It may not be exactly what one might expect in these troubled times,...
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Bots and bytes dominate in Milan 22 November, 2022 Robotics and automation were very much the focus of the show this year along with digitisation in all its many forms and helpful impacts

Working flat out 22 November, 2022 Ironers made a big impression at EXPODetergo last month. Kathy Bowry takes a look at some that were there, and some that weren’t

Let’s talk stains 22 November, 2022 In Part 5 of our stains series Roger Cawood explores the benefits of the spotting table

Drycleaning chemicals 22 November, 2022 The drycleaning industry has at its disposal a multitude of chemical products ranging from those designed to prevent stills foaming and boiling over, through to spotting chemicals...

Excellence abounds at Milan’s best practice showcase 22 November, 2022 The standard for the Cinet Global Best Practices Awards 2022 was sky-high, making the jury’s job very difficult indeed

Sustainable developments for a positive impact 22 November, 2022 Girbau is setting the benchmark in creating systems with a positive impact on people and the planet

Energy efficiency: Urgent actions to address sky high costs 22 November, 2022 It is crunch time on the energy front, says Richard Neale of LTC Worldwide, but there are strategies laundries can follow to make things better

How robotics make laundries more sustainable 26 October, 2022 From prolonging the garment lifespan to saving resources, cutting-edge AI solutions lead the way towards a more sustainable laundry industry, says global laundry solutions...

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


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