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Dates confirmed for World Textile Services Congress 2021
21 June, 2021
The World Textile Services Congress 2021 will take place on...
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Diary of a sale: Staypress goes on the market
Friday, June 18, 2021 by UK18 JuneLCN caught up with Sandy and Angie Alexander who are selling their successful three-site business, Staypress, after 32 years trading. The business has grown over time from...

Swedish tax break lightens the load
Friday, June 18, 2021 by SWEDEN
LCNi recently published a story on how the Swedish Laundry Association, Sveriges Tvätteriförbund, lobbied for and won a significant tax break for households employing the...

BUBL wraps up PPE distribution deal
Thursday, June 17, 2021 by UK/EUROPEBUBL Packaging, a major supplier of recyclable and reusable protective packaging, is now a distributor for global personal protective equipment (PPE) leader ASAP Innovations....

June LCN digital edition out now
Wednesday, June 16, 2021 by UKThe June UK digital issue of LCN concentrates on getting back to work as hospitality ratchets up again despite the unwelcome news that full re-opening has been put back to July.

Ken Cupitt elected WCL Master
Wednesday, June 16, 2021 by

Textile waste management starts at source, says PCIAW
Wednesday, June 16, 2021 by UKAn in-depth report from PCIAW and Business in the Community (BITC) could radically alter the way we make, use and dispose of our textiles and bring about transformational change...

Giant donation to hospice from big hearted Miele
Tuesday, June 15, 2021 by UK
The Professional Division of Miele has helped Springhill Hospice in Rochdale by gifting it two Little Giants after their existing machines started to fail during lockdown. Like...

TRSA Management Institutes regain the personal touch
Monday, June 14, 2021 by NORTH AMREICAWith COVID-19 subsiding and in-person education returning as the US norm, TRSA’s three annual Management Institute (MI) programs —EMI (Executive), Professional (PMI)...

Cinet/WCL is looking for young professional executives for exchange programme
Monday, June 14, 2021 by UK
Cinet’s YEP (Young Executive Professionals) Exchange Programme will continue in 2021-2022 with new sessions and there is an added bonus that the Worshipful Company of Launderers...

Limitless hot water units ‘hydrogen-blend-ready’ now available from Rinnai
Monday, June 14, 2021 by UK
Every textile care operation will need to say goodbye to fossil fuels at some stage in the near future and Rinnai is ahead of the game in provision of hydrogen-ready continuous...

Alliance virtual showroom opens 24/7
Friday, June 11, 2021 by INTERNATIONALThe result of the pandemic has meant very limited person-to-person contact and cancellation of the large textile care exhibitions, where the industry would normally...

Texcare Forum France scheduled for September
Wednesday, June 09, 2021 by FRANCEThe first Texcare Forum France will take place on Monday 27 September at the CCI of Nantes St-Nazaire.The organiser Messe Frankfurt France, guided by its advisory board...

Lay the bed, not the table
Wednesday, June 09, 2021 by UKWe get all sorts of weird and wonderful communications coming in to the LCN news desk and this is one example we thought was worth sharing from Bakkavor, a leading provider of...

TSA guides hoteliers dealing with temporary laundry supply issues
Wednesday, June 09, 2021 by UKThe Textile Services Association (TSA) has wholeheartedly celebrated the bounce back of the hospitality industry, saying that commercial laundries have seen a dramatic increase...

Gremlins fool with April’s Trade Secrets
Wednesday, June 09, 2021 by UK/INTERNATIONALGremlins got in to the works and wreaked havoc on a story in April’s edition of Trade Secrets, ‘Looking after polyester’. The heat was on when we noticed too late that...

Rinnai offers great flow of water heating choices
Friday, June 04, 2021 by UK
Rinnai offers a complete range of limitless, precision temperature, continuous flow water heating systems for all textile care businesses’ hot water needs, and is urging operators...

Extinction Rebellion bangs the washing machine drum on ‘greenwashing’
Friday, June 04, 2021 by UKExtinction Rebellion protesters blockaded the SSE power station at Peterhead in Scotland on Thursday 3 June with protestors chained to a green-painted domestic washing machine and...

PCIAW webinar: A new standard for thermal hazard protection workwear
Friday, June 04, 2021 by

Hospice laundry refurbishes with Girbau washers and dryers
Thursday, June 03, 2021 by UK
Refurbishment of the laundry at Mary Stevens Hospice in Stourbridge, West Midlands with new washers and dryers from Girbau UK has a vital, if largely unseen role to play in...

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