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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

The industry, the virus and the vaccine
05 April, 2021
Ken Cupitt of the Guild of Cleaners and Launderers gives his personal take...
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Naturally packed 17 March, 2021 Packaging machine manaufacturer hawo with its already long-established sustainable principles has pioneered a new totally organic, home compostable wrap system for textile care...

Shining light on a grey area 17 March, 2021 Greying of textiles is a complex and tricky problem that is often exacerbated by cleaning practices. Here Richard Neale and Roger Cawood help cleaners get to grips with the nuances...

Heartbreak in the hotel sector 17 March, 2021 Spain, hit so hard early on by the pandemic, continues to struggle, especially in the hospitality sector, but in healthcare things are moving on – a bit. It is going to be a tough road...

Custom built technology 17 March, 2021 Tunnelwasher technology is advancing year by year and there is a solution for every laundry wahtever its size. Kathy Bowry reports

Pop up and play 17 March, 2021 Mobile laundries that can be transported just about anywhere in the world and simply ‘plug in and play’ can be real life savers. Whether to provide extra, or emergency, capacity in...

High quality, heavier towels produced cost-effectively 17 March, 2021 Grey towels are a total turn off for hotel guests and Richard Neale of LTC Worldwide has been looking into methods to ensure your top-end towelling stays sparkling white for life

Cascading energy savings 17 March, 2021 Lavatec’s revolutionary LAVACascade drying system promises to generate significant energy savings of 50% or more, says the company

Start gearing up now for the perfect finish 17 March, 2021 Dry- and wetcleaning results ultimately stand or fall on the quality of the finishing. Kathy Bowry looks at what is around for today’s stringent demands

Managing rewash 24 February, 2021 Launderers who can manage rewash effectively generally have much lower operating costs, better quality, fewer complaints and greater productivity. says LTC Worldwide’s Richard Neale.

On site, and on target 24 February, 2021 On premises laundries have aspirations in common whatever the sector – quality and cleanliness. Kathy Bowry reports on what’s out there

Emergency services 24 February, 2021 From restoring domestic water and fire damaged textiles to drying firefighters’ PPE, LCN investigates the products and services available to drive success in this specialised area

The road ahead 24 February, 2021 LCN catches up with a trio of linen suppliers to find out how they are negotiating around the obstacles of Covid-19 and leaving the EU to find they have their eyes firmly on...

Walk on… 24 February, 2021 …walk on through the storm, hold your head up high and don’t be afraid of change, says Industrial Laundry Equipment’s Richard Brown. With almost 18 years’ experience in the...

There are more questions than answers 24 February, 2021 Howard Bradley echoes the lyrics of Johnny Nash’s 1972 hit as he ruminates on the plight of today’s drycleaners and realises when it comes to the pandemic the more he finds out the...

Software for hard times 24 February, 2021 It’s’ tough out there for drycleaners and wetcleaners but investing in a top-notch EPoS system could be a lifeline to survival as LCN reports

Avoiding the felting trap 24 February, 2021 In a new series of What Went Wrong, experts Roger Cawood and Richard Neale detect and find solutions for common problems cleaners run into. In the first of these targeted...

Controlling skin irritations and allergens 23 February, 2021 Richard Neale of LTC Worldwide has antidotes for the perennial problem of controlling skin irritations and allergens, whether laundry products or tiny amounts of food product left in...

Heroic Ajax brand reborn 23 February, 2021 Sankosha, in the face of Covid-19 which has adversely affected so many businesses globally, is having a very good response to its relaunch of the historic Ajax brand of...

The smart way forward 23 February, 2021 Smart laundries that think for themselves are the intelligent path for today’s market and associated challenges – and to future-proof efficiency and profits. Manufacturers and...


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