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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

Controlling skin irritations and allergens
23 February, 2021
Richard Neale of LTC Worldwide has antidotes for the perennial problem...
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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...

A budding Italian renaissance 23 February, 2021 The country has been haunted by Covid-19 but Italian manufacturing, brands and reputation stand firm. The virus hasn’t wiped out innovation and there have been lessons learned,...

New generation, new growth 22 February, 2021 The third generation of the Kannegiesser dynasty is ready to get to work as we head into the post-Covid-19 era

Lightweight linen, heavy on efficiency 22 February, 2021 A new range of long-lasting, lighter and attractive linen put a German laundry on the road to better operational efficiency and forged a valuable supplier/operator partnership

Pony powers ahead with solar production plant 22 February, 2021 Italian drycleaning machinery manufacturer Pony hasn’t let anything as insignificant as a pandemic stand in the way of the company fulfilling its goal to produce all its product...

Pride of the county 22 February, 2021 County Dry Cleaners is doing Letterkenney, County Donegal proud as it goes that extra mile to ensure its local hospital has clean scrubs and continues to serve its local community....

135 years of LCN 11 February, 2021 It is a strange year to be celebrating anything but we couldn’t let the opportunity past to look back on the world of textile care. Kathy Bowry has been ferreting in the archives

TRADE SECRETS: BUYING SECOND HAND 11 February, 2021 Sadly, during the lockdown many cleaners have closed never to reopen and many more may follow suit as the virus once again takes hold over the winter months. It is therefore...

Innovative measures for energy misers 09 February, 2021 Laundries looking for energy savings can take heart from developments by well-known names that are helping to boost hot water delivery performance while conserving cash

How to minimise water consumption 09 February, 2021 Water conservation is becoming ever more important globally. Richard Neale of LTC worldwide looks at what can be done immediately to address this in a cost-effective way,...

Nimble China in pole position for global recovery race 20 November, 2020 The Year of the Rat promises rays of hope amidst Corona virus blues. China is on the move and may yet win over the ‘weˉi’ (Chinese for menace) that is Covid-19, writes Penny Wilson.

In a reflective mood 19 November, 2020 I think it fair to say that as we now come to the end of 2020, the entire nation can call it their own Annus Horribilis just as Her Majesty the Queen did in 1992. On a happier note,...

Services that go beyond laundry 19 November, 2020 Girbau’s commitment to its clients is paramount and part of its DNA as it strives to provide the most excellent tailor made service to its clients

Linen life - beating the elusive 200-cycle target 06 November, 2020 Long life and (client) happiness is what all textile rental businesses crave. Here, Richard Neale of LTC Worldwide, passes on the recipe for his own elixir aimed at improving linen longevity

Flat out on innovation 06 November, 2020 Quality finish combined with lower running costs is everything when it comes to specifying ironers for large commercial laundries, as Kathy Bowry finds out

A fatal blow 06 November, 2020 Covid-19 has hit the drycleaning industry hard globally. Frank Ziermann of Bowe recently had a ‘no holds barred’ interview with the German textile care association’s WRP magazine on...

Finding diamonds in the dark 15 October, 2020 When it comes to the UK and Ireland it is a mixed bag for the textile care market caught up as it is in the grip of Covid-19 – major disruption across the board – and uncertainty...

Tunneling in to higher profit 15 October, 2020 Managers of large laundries processing flatwork are increasingly moving over from washer extractors to tunnel washers because these machines, as well as processing large quantities...


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