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April 2024

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Record-breaking attendance at ALM’s IMPACT conference
12 April 2024 USAThe Association for Linen Management (ALM’s) 2024 IMPACT conference...

ACI strengthens science team
12 April 2024 USAThe American Cleaning Institute, (ACI) the trade association for...

Texcare 2024 to showcase developments in automated textile care
12 April 2024 INTERNATIONALAutomation is advancing apace in the textile-care sector....

MIP UK to make CleanEx debut
12 April 2024 UKCleanEx 2024 – the only UK exhibition dedicated to the laundry,...

Barker enters specialist hospitality commercial laundry market
03 April 2024 UKDorset based Barker, the largest domestic laundry in the UK and a...

WASHCO allies with Danish market leader Nortec
03 April 2024 UK/DENMARKNortec, Denmark’s market-leading laundry equipment company...

March 2024

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Pincroft invests €3.5 million to produce nearly 70% of its own electricity
27 March 2024 EUROPEEuropean textile dyer, printer, and finisher, Pincroft, released...

Registrations for CINET World Congress and GBPA 24 start coming in
27 March 2024 INTERNATIONALAlthough the closing date for the registrations in the...

TRSA Hygienically Clean and Green program appoints new auditors
26 March 2024 NORTH AMERICAThe TRSA (the trade association for the linen industry...

BC SoftWear promotes spa inclusivity with plus-sized robes
26 March 2024 UKPlus-sized hotel and spa guests may well feel body shamed when not...

Peace of mind with Christeyns CONNECT sophisticated software
22 March 2024 Christeyns’ dedication to empowering its customers has led to a...

Three senior sales appointments for BC SoftWear
14 March 2024 UKBC SoftWear, hotel and spa textiles supplier, has further strengthened...

TSA Spring Conference presents star-spangled line-up
14 March 2024 UKWith speakers that include broadcasting legend and unexpected Strictly...

Vikas Shah: A lesson in leadership and entrepreneurial humility
14 March 2024 UKThe Worshipful Company of Launderers (WCL), supported by the Oliver...

Women are driving change in the workwear sector
14 March 2024 INTERNATIONALThe evolution of workwear to include designs that cater to...

Record growth recorded by Jensen-Group in 2023
13 March 2024 INTERNATIONALIn 2023, the Jensen-Group achieved an unprecedented...

Mission steps up to electric vans with XOS
13 March 2024 USAXos, a leading provider of medium-duty electric vehicles,...

OCS named as supplier for RM6331 Healthcare Soft Facilities Management Services
01 March 2024 UKFacilities management (FM) service provider, OCS, has been named as...

Vision and views promised at Swedish TSA conference in May
01 March 2024 SWEDENThe annual meeting of the Swedish Textile Services...

February 2024

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Texcare Forum Casablanca is a first for Messe Frankfurt
29 February 2024 INTERNATIONALFor the first time, Messe Frankfurt is organising a...

CleanEx 2024 under starter’s orders at Ascot in April
29 February 2024 UKCleanEx2 2024 – the only UK exhibition dedicated to the...

Public scrutiny: ETSA and TSA launch Laundry Open Week to highlight potential career paths
26 February 2024 UK/INTERNATIONALIn an effort to boost recruitment and demonstrate that...

Kim Thrasher is Lavatec sales and marketing coordinator
19 February 2024 USAKim Thrasher is the new sales and marketing Coordinator at...

TRSA to host HR, Health and Safety Summit in Milwaukee
19 February 2024 NORTH AMERICAThe Textile Rental Services Association (TRSA), the...

Industry stalwarts strengthen CLM Texfinity’s sales team
15 February 2024 INTERNATIONAL/UKCLM Texfinity has announced the appointment of...

Texcare 2024 has 250 exhibitors already registered
15 February 2024 INTERNATIONALThe industry's interest in Texcare International is strong,...

TSA: Let’s talk laundry - keeping it clean
14 February 2024 At the recent Textile Services Association (TSA) 2024 National Congress...

TSA Congress: Expert opinion, out of left field
14 February 2024 UKThe thoughts of behavioural economist Roger Martin-Fagg made the...

ABC spells out the importance of top end textile care at CTDA forum
14 February 2024 America’s Best Cleaners' (ABC) executive director Chris White was a...

Towards net zero: TSA plans for a sustainable future
08 February 2024 UKThe Textile Services Association (TSA) has released its...

Brock Pellerin named VP at Pellerin Milnor
06 February 2024 USA/INTERNATIONALPellerin Milnor Corporation has announced the promotion...

TSA Congress 2024: Changing for the better
01 February 2024 UKThe Textile Services Association (TSA) 2024 National Congress, 1...

January 2024

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Barker Laundry & Dry Cleaning raises £6,000 for three youth charities
23 January 2024 UKDorset-based Barker Laundry & Dry Cleaning has successfully raised...

Primary School in India gets its own library
19 January 2024 THE NETHERLANDS/INDIAThe GoodTextiles Foundation has provided a library...

Political insight from The Hill’s Bob Cusack at TRSA Legislative Conference
19 January 2024 NORTH AMERICA The TRSA 14th Annual Legislative Conference and Annual...

Ecotex Healthcare acquires linen division of MMC
19 January 2024 CANADAEcotex Healthcare Linen Service, Mississauga, Ontario, Canada,...

America’s Best Cleaners expands EmpowerWear partnership in 2024
18 January 2024 USAAmerica’s Best Cleaners (ABC) is excited to announce the extension of...

SEPA consultation on new framework to streamline environmental regulation
18 January 2024 SCOTLANDAs part of continuing efforts to modernise and improve...

Gargas is named ACI director of regulatory and international affairs
18 January 2024 USAThe American Cleaning Institute (ACI), the trade association for...

OBITUARY: Dennis Hargreaves
12 January 2024 UKIt is with great sadness we announce the death of Dennis Hargreaves,...

Over 15 co-hosts for CINET PTC World Congress 24
09 January 2024 INTERNATIONAL“As a result of intensive communication, 15...

Richter named managing director of Kreussler Textile Care
09 January 2024 GERMANY/INTERNATIONALChristoph Richter has been appointed managing...

WCL moves to motivate in February
09 January 2024 UKSave the date! The Worshipful Company of Launderers (WCL), supported by...

OBITUARY: Roger McMillan, Colmac Industries
05 January 2024 USARoger Kenneth McMillan, who ran the family business Colmac...

December 2023

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Free laundry services for homeless people as ihateironing teams up with Crisis at Christmas
20 December 2023 UKThis holiday season, London-based laundry start up ihateironing...

Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year from all at LCNi
20 December 2023 UK/INTERNATIONALIt is that time of year again when we reflect on the past...

BC SoftWear sustainability tackled, one bathrobe at a time
14 December 2023 UKThe hospitality industry remains focused on seeking new ways to...

TSA adds resource to help industry support employee wellbeing
14 December 2023 UKAs part of its commitment to helping the laundry industry to create...

The first edition of Texcare France lures visitors from 33 countries
13 December 2023 FRANCE/INTERNATIONALThe first edition of the Texcare France trade show...

Rolls-Royce supplies self-sufficient energy system to Abel industrial laundry
07 December 2023 INTERNATIONAL/GERMANYRolls-Royce has supplied an almost...

Lightening the darkness: Swedish TSA’s illuminating Autumn meeting
06 December 2023 SCANDINAVIA“Surely there is something special about an Autumn...

CDC to study benefits of reusable healthcare PPE after TRSA push
05 December 2023 USAThe TRSA, the textile services association for North America, continues...

Domus Awards scheme launches to celebrate distributor excellence
05 December 2023 INTERNATIONAL/SPAINDomus Laundry has announced the launch of the...

WCL steers a motivational course
05 December 2023 UKThe Worshipful Company of Launderers (WCL), supported by the Oliver...

The FTCT Winter Appeal launches for working families in need
01 December 2023 UKTrade charity the Fashion & Textile Children’s Trust (FTCT) has...

November 2023

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TSA 2024 National Congress promises a day of insight and networking
30 November 2023 UKThe Textile Services Association (TSA) has announced the line-up for...

Rise in Living Wage and knock-on effect for laundries
30 November 2023 UKSome good, some not so good news from the Chancellor’s Autumn...

Techtextil and Texprocess 2024: Hotspots for textile solutions, innovation and networking
30 November 2023 INTERNATIONALThe international textile industry is ready to look to...

Salisbury Linen Services celebrates 10 years of successful NHS service
27 November 2023 UKSalisbury Linen Services (SLS) marked10 years of existence with a lunch...

Regenex returns of 1,000 tonnes of rescued linen
27 November 2023 UKSpecialist commercial linen cleaning company Regenex has reached its...

Dibella continues to expand its presence in the French market
24 November 2023 FRANCEMaike Bruns has been supporting the company's French team...

PCIAW award for Carrington Textiles’ stretch military ripstop fabric
24 November 2023 INTERNATIONALGlobal workwear textile manufacturer, Carrington...

Three top drivers steer Texcare International 2024
24 November 2023 INTERNATIONALThe textile care industry is not immune to challenges such...

Oxwash acquires EN 14065 accreditation and healthcare hygiene compliance
24 November 2023 UKOxwash has announced the company is now officially EN 14065...

New barrier washers from Electrolux Professional
24 November 2023 INTERNATIONALElectrolux Professional has announced the launch of its new...

TSA: ‘Pasha’nate about reducing lost and stolen linen
21 November 2023 UKThe Textile Services Association (TSA has launched...

Miele launches Benchmark for OPL in USA
14 November 2023 USAMiele Professional is launching its Benchmark line of washers and...

Kessel accepts COO post at ABS
13 November 2023 INTERNATIONALPeter van Kessel has accepted the role of chief...

TRSA production summits: Three dates, three cities, one agenda
13 November 2023 USATRSA is bringing its popular production summits and plant tours closer...

CINET teams up with African Textile Services Association
10 November 2023 AFRICAThe African Federation of Textile Care Professionals, AFTCP, and...

Carrington Textiles launches new user-friendly website at A+A
10 November 2023 INTERNATIONAL Carrington Textiles, a global leader in textile...

Veolia appoints Graveson as fashion textiles recycling chief
10 November 2023 UKThe UK’s leading sustainable resource management company, Veolia,...

Texcare Asia gets the thumbs-up from Kreussler
09 November 2023 INTERNATIONALThe Kreussler Textile Care team could not complain about...

TSA hails successes in Government lobbying efforts
08 November 2023 UKAs part of its mission to ensure the interests of its members and...

CINET World PTC Congress and Global Best Practice Awards 2024
02 November 2023 INTERNATIONALFollowing five successful international events with hundreds...

TSA: Can the UK catch up with Europe on care home laundering?
02 November 2023 UKThe Textile Services Association’s (TSA) fact finding mission to Belgium...

October 2023

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TSA/DMU survey: Care homes need support to ensure a hygienic laundry solution
31 October 2023 UKAt the Textile Services Association (TSA) Autumn Conference (17-18...

TRSA 110th Annual Conference packs a lot into two days
31 October 2023 NORTH AMERICAThe linen and uniform rental laundries association for...

SEKO brings the power of venturi-based dosing to laundries
30 October 2023 INTERNATONALSEKO has introduced LS100, its latest laundry dosing system...

TSA identifies as a champion of diversity
27 October 2023 UKThe Textile Services Association (TSA) Autumn Conference took place...

MIP UK makes pivotal changes to management team
27 October 2023 UKLeading healthcare textiles supplier, MIP UK has announced...

Washing machine filters for microplastics should be mandatory, Government urged
26 October 2023 UKWestminster has been urged to better California after legislation...

Andresen heads innovation at Jensen
26 October 2023 INTERNATIONALMads Andresen, self-confessed laundry nerd and founder and...

TSA Autumn Conference: Industry back to 90% of pre-Covid levels
20 October 2023 UKThe Textile Services Association (TSA) Autumn Conference took place...

TRSA Board elections include two new directors
20 October 2023 USAThe TRSA, the association for linen, uniform, and facility...

Love Laundry Awards winning care homes named
13 October 2023 UK WASHCO, the commercial laundry specialist, announced the winners of...

VDMA figures show sales still on growth track
11 October 2023 GERMANYThe German textile services association VDMA has revealed the...

TSA working with NHS to slash linen waste figures
05 October 2023 UKThe NHS loses 80+% of its linen every year, according to the...

McGruder signs on as project manager at Lavatec
04 October 2023 USAMichael McGruder is the new Project Manager at Lavatec. Based...

Industrial laundry consultancy launches to address ‘undervalued operational resources’
04 October 2023 USAFor more than 35 years, Doug Story made his mark working with...

Bundling data for hospital linen management
03 October 2023 UKThe annual Society of Hospital Linen Services and Laundry Managers...

About the Society of Hospital Linen Services and Laundry Managers (SHLSLM)
03 October 2023 UKThe Society of Hospital Linen Services and Laundry Managers...

Hospital linen managers hear data and analytics are key to linen security
03 October 2023 UKThe annual Society of Hospital Linen Services and Laundry Managers...

September 2023

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Textile care workers charity brings hope to many
29 September 2023 UKThe annual Society of Hospital Linen Suppliers and Laundry...

Hospital linen managers forum gets under way in Stratford-upon-Avon
28 September 2023 UKThe annual Society of Hospital Linen Services and Laundry Managers...

Hospital linen managers stage forum in Stratford-upon-Avon
22 September 2023 UKThursday 28 September in Stratford-Upon-Avon is the date for the...

TSA on track for autumn
22 September 2023 David Stevens, CEO of the Textile Services Association (TSA) has...

Aramark announces uniform services spin-off to be named Vestis
14 September 2023 USA Aramark has announced that Vestis will be the name of the new company...

Love Laundry Awards 2023 finalists announced
14 September 2023 UKWASHCO, the commercial laundry specialist, has announced the finalists...

CLEANR’s microplastic filter wins six of the best at IFA 2023 awards in Berlin
14 September 2023 INTERNATIONALCLEANR, a new greentech venture, won six Best of IFA 2023...

BC SoftWear enters exclusive partnership with China’s BeiYang Crea8tive
12 September 2023 INTERNATIONALLeading hotel and spa textiles supplier, BC SoftWear,...

ihateironing is a positive contender in prestigious business awards
08 September 2023 UKThe on-demand laundry and drycleaning service, ihateironing, has...

Launderette market busting out all over in Vietnam
07 September 2023 A report in the Việt Nam News, posted on 6 September, revealed that Việt...

TSA set to unveil findings of its groundbreaking UK care home laundry survey – in Belgium care home super laundry
07 September 2023 UK The TSA (Textile Services Association) is to announce the much...

TRSA looks to UK as the model for full-service linen rental
06 September 2023 NORTH AMERICA/UKThe North America linen rental association TRSA is...

TRSA’s 12th Annual Healthcare Conference & Exchange to focus on automation and innovation
06 September 2023 NORTH AMERICATRSA’s 12th Annual Healthcare Conference & Exchange is...

Electrolux Professional draws new targets to address climate impact
05 September 2023 INTERNATIONALElectrolux Professional Group has revealed its target to...

Micronclean powers up with mega solar array at Louth
05 September 2023 UKMicronclean has successfully commissioned its recently installed...

August 2023

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Texcare France focuses on topical industry themes
31 August 2023 FRANCE/INTERNATIONALThe first edition of Texcare France, 25-27 November...

Wellington College boots up laundry capacity and efficiency with WASHCO
30 August 2023 UK Wellington College, a prestigious independent boarding school based...

Pincroft unveils innovations in military textile printing at DSEI 2023
30 August 2023 UK/INTERNATIONALPincroft, one of Europe's largest commission textile...

OBITUARY: John Laithwaite, founder of JLA
22 August 2023 UKJohn Laithwaite, founder of JLA, sadly passed away on 11 March aged...

Sveriges Tvätteriförbund Autumn meeting date announced
22 August 2023 SWEDEN/INTERNATIONALDaniel Karrholt of Sveriges Tvätteriförbund the...

Miele Professional appoints Samantha Dale to marketing post GB and Ireland
22 August 2023 UK & IRELANDThe professional division of Miele, an industry...

Jensen-Group achieves record revenue in first half of the year
16 August 2023 INTERNATIONALThe Jensen-Group reported a substantial revenue of...

The Orders of St John Care Trust puts its faith in Miele service
09 August 2023 UKThe Orders of St John Care Trust (OSJCT), one of the UK’s...

Danish defence show to parade latest military fabrics
09 August 2023 Global textile manufacturer of military fabrics, Carrington Textiles, and...

Fake tan develops into real costs for ruined linen and the environment, says TSA
09 August 2023 UKTanning lotion can cause serious staining that cannot be removed....

Experienced insider takes the helm at Dibella
01 August 2023 INTERNATIONALDibella, long-established supplier to textiles rental...

Miele Professional unveils revamped test wash experience centre
01 August 2023 UK Miele Professional has announced the reopening of its Test Wash...

July 2023

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Tye tagged as new chief operations officer at Gotli Labs
26 July 2023 INTERNATIONALGotli Labs AG Industrial laundry staff, machinery and...

Band together to eliminate plastic wrapping
26 July 2023 INTERNATIONALJenton International, supplier of banding systems to...

Dobson’s military mission for Carrington
26 July 2023 INTERNATIONALGlobal manufacturer of military fabrics, worn by armed...

Book now for the TSA Autumn conference
26 July 2023 UKBookings are open for this year's Textile Services Association (TSA)...

TRSA campaign highlights ‘Astonishing behind-the-scenes industry’
26 July 2023 NORTH AMERICATRSA, the North America association for linen, uniform...

Obituary: Pere Girbau Bover
26 July 2023 SPAIN/INTERNATIONALIt is with regret we announce that Girbau's...

Fordham assumes mantle of WCL Master
12 July 2023 UKTraditional values were much to the fore on Monday, 3 July, as...

India’s TSA vice president flies in to meet Guild, TSA and WCL representatives
12 July 2023 UK/INDIAOn a flying visit to the UK, Sudhir Batra, contacted the Guild...

OBITUARIES: Paul Bostoen and Peter Kerrison
12 July 2023

Christeyns and Fluid Chemicals NZ announce strategic partnership in New Zealand
12 July 2023 NEW ZEALANDBelgium-based multinational Christeyns, which produces...

Changes at the top of ABS as founder Anne de Boer retires
07 July 2023 INTERNATONIALABS Laundry Business Solutions (ABS), a worldwide...

High energy costs scupper launderettes
06 July 2023 UKThere has been quite a bit about launderettes in the national media...

June 2023

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Texcare International 2024: New Autumn slot and rejigged sequence for show days
30 June 2023 INTERNATIONALThe organisers of Texcare International have been listening...

Hospitality profits stained by £1.8m cost of fake tan on bedding and towels
29 June 2023 UKFake tanners and heavy make-up users are costing UK hotels and holiday...

Wolf Laundry launches exclusive tech in partnership with Schulthess
29 June 2023 UKCommercial laundry expert Wolf has announced the launch of what it...

ABS renews key ISO certification
28 June 2023 INTERNATIONALABS Laundry Business Solutions announces the renewal of...

Twenty years of TRSA Clean Green Certification
28 June 2023 USATRSA, the association for linen, uniform and facility services...

Two larger output VSRT boilers steam in from Fulton
28 June 2023 UKClaimed by Fulton to be the most radical change to vertical steam...

Triple D sticks with Lavatec brand to service new markets
26 June 2023 USAThe old axiom that everything is bigger in Texas continues to hold...

TRSA to host annual production summit in Toronto
22 June 2023 NORTH AMERICA TRSA is returning to Toronto this year to host its...

ImageFIRST gets infusion of private equity funding
21 June 2023 USAImageFIRST is going places, expanding into new healthcare laundry...

TSA successfully lobbies Government to extend climate scheme
13 June 2023 UKThe Textile Services Association (TSA) has welcomed the...

Swedish TSA conference presents a sustainable agenda
09 June 2023 SWEDENThe annual meeting of the Sveriges Tvätteriförbund (Swedish...

Miele’s latest series of Benchmark designed to reduce overheads
08 June 2023 UKMiele Professional has introduced a new line of washers and dryers to...

BC SoftWear strengthens business development team
08 June 2023 UKHotel and spa textiles supplier, BC SoftWear, has strengthened its...

TRSA gains legislator support for more reusable textiles in healthcare facilities
08 June 2023 USAIt is good news for health care linen rental businesses in the USA as...

Texcare France: One-stop event for impeccable linen care
07 June 2023 FRANCESince every hotel and restaurant is different, and there are...

TSA shares plans with ETSA for new laundry staff recruitment
06 June 2023 EUROPEHow does the laundry industry tackle staff shortages? It's not just...

Miele washer-disinfector reprocess firefighter breathing apparatus
06 June 2023 UKMiele Professional, has announced the launch of its PG 8593;...

MAG launches new range of energy efficient laundry equipment
01 June 2023 UKMAG Laundry Equipment has launched a new range of industrial...

Washco’s Love Laundry Awards return for 2023
01 June 2023 UKIt’s that time of year again. WASHCO, the commercial laundry...

Tajima DG16 integrates Coloreel tools
01 June 2023 INTERNATIONALTajima Software Solutions, with its leading embroidery...

Jim Shaw joins Lavatec executive team
01 June 2023 USALavatec has appointed Jim Shaw to the executive team as vice president...

May 2023

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Wildman Business Group acquires WM Uniform
19 May 2023 USATwo independent, family-owned companies in the industrial laundry...

Fox Energy says fuel costs will level out – but not right now
19 May 2023 UKSome energy take-aways from the recent Textile Services Association...

BC SoftWear launches sumptious spa linens and robes
19 May 2023 UKBC SoftWear, has announced it is launching a brand-new luxury range of...

TRSA 110th annual conference heads to Florida’s Gulf Coast
19 May 2023 USASunny Naples, Florida will be the host city for the North America...

TSA: Climate change agreement boost
16 May 2023 UKThe Textile Services Association (TSA) spring conference heard CEO...

Meeting of minds: TRSA and TSA collaborations
16 May 2023 UK/USAThe Textile Services Association (TSA) spring conference heard...

TSA: People matter…but a lack of people matters even more
16 May 2023 The Textile Services Association (TSA) spring conference at St George’s...

TSA: Lobbying successes in the back of the net
16 May 2023 UKThe Textile Services Association (TSA) spring at St George’s...

TSA celebrates breakthrough goals at conference
16 May 2023 UK At the TSA spring conference at St George’s Park, the England...

Oxwash leaves direct-to-consumer business behind as it concentrates on the bigger picture
11 May 2023 UKOxwash has taken the major decision to indefinitely pause...

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German and British ingenuity combines to reduce laundry pollution
10 May 2023 INTERNATIONALAccording to Oxwash, founded as a sustainable laundry in...

TSA conference kicks off at the home of England football
04 May 2023 UKThe Textile Services Association (TSA) spring conference kicked off at...

TRSA’s PMI programme promises to build and boost your management team
02 May 2023 USAIt is TRSA’s 33rd annual Professional Management Institute (PMI) in...

Wolf Laundry’s Emma Toas takes influential businesswoman award
02 May 2023 UKOperations director at Barnsley-based Wolf Laundry, Emma Toas, has...

TSA breaks through in Westminster garnering support for cross-party meeting
02 May 2023 UKJust in time for the Textile Services Association (TSA) conference...

Christeyns in league with Bradford Bulls
02 May 2023 UKChristeyns UK has extended its sponsorship deal with rugby league...

April 2023

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Miele Professional buzzing with contract at Busy Bees Nurseries
28 April 2023

Christeyns invites friends and family to World of Work Day
28 April 2023 UKFollowing on from the successful facility visits hosted during...

Brick by brick, Richard Haworth builds up anti-poverty charity
28 April 2023 UKThe UK’s leading provider of bed, bath and table linen to the...

Coronation a crowning moment for Barker’s philanthropy
24 April 2023 UKDorset based Barker Laundry & Dry Cleaning has announced its support...

TSA Spring Conference set for record attendance
24 April 2023 UKThe TSA Spring Conference, 3-4 May 2023, Hilton St George’s Park,...

Special relationship: TSA strengthens ties with North America counterpart
24 April 2023 UK/USAThe Textile Services Association (TSA) has announced an important...

UNX-Christeyns focus is on customer benefits and dry/wet products at SDA event
14 April 2023 USAFor UNX-Christeyns (booth 536), this year’s Southwest...

Solar project serves as template for UK utility-scale farms
13 April 2023 UK/GREECEA new 74MW photovoltaic (PV) development in Greece that...

Podab launches its pro drying cabinets in United States
13 April 2023 USAPodab is launching its professional drying cabinets in the North...

Applications for the PCIAW Awards are now open
12 April 2023 INTERNATONALThe industry-leading PCIAW Awards is dedicated to...

A new Scandinavian quality control model
04 April 2023 SCANDINAVIAFrom the Swedish Textile Care Association...

Maytag tags May for special financing deals
04 April 2023 USAMay is Maytag Month, says Maytag Commercial Laundry, and this year...

Looking forward to Techtextil and Texprocess 2024: innovations and sustainable solutions
04 April 2023 INTERNATIONAL/GERMANYThe planning for Techtextil and Texprocess from 23 to...

Bates of London closes its doors after 137 years
04 April 2023 UKLondon’s long-established independent laundry, Bates of London, has...

Kannegiesser celebrates its 75th anniversary
03 April 2023 INTERNATIONALWhat began as a small company in a wooden barracks in Vlotho...

March 2023

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Sveriges Tvätteriförbund convenes in Stockholm in May
31 March 2023 SWEDEN/INTERNATIONALThe annual meeting of the Swedish Textile...

Hospital Linen Managers Forum scheduled for September
30 March 2023 UKThursday 28 September in Stratford-Upon-Avon is the date for the...

Jensen pairs with Japanese heavy-duty laundry equipment manufacturer Inax
30 March 2023 INTERNATIONALThe Jensen Group and MIURA have agreed to a joint-venture...

TSA Spring Conference 2023 aims to combine business with pleasure
30 March 2023 UKTSA Spring Conference takes place on 3-4 May at the Hilton St...

WCL opens its doors to prospective Liverymen
23 March 2023 UKWant to learn more about the laundry industry’s own City of London...

Agreement reached between TSA and UKH to limit use of single use plastic
22 March 2023 UKThe Textile Services Association (TSA) and UKHospitality (UKH)...

Expert tips to spring clean shopfront windows
18 March 2023 UKLooking forward to better weather as we head towards April? Here are...

Sustainable laundry specialist Washco awarded ISO 14001 accreditation
17 March 2023 UKNewbury, Berkshire-based commercial laundry specialist Washco,has...

Precious water for villages that are running dry
17 March 2023 INTERNATIONALThe GoodTextiles Foundation has worked to improve drinking...

Fishers freshens fleet with Fraikins
17 March 2023 UKScotland’s largest commercial laundry and textile rental company,...

OBITUARY: William ‘Bill’ Luse, former TCATA president
16 March 2023 USAIt with regret that we announce the death of William W ’Bill’ Luse,...

TSA reaches out to the industry for help for Ukraine
10 March 2023 UKWith the sad situation continuing in Ukraine, the Textile...

UNX-Christeyns supports ALM Quick Start e-learning programme
10 March 2023 USARecognising the value and need to help educate newcomers to the...

Jensen Group reports high revenues and a return to pre-Covid levels
10 March 2023 INTERNATIONAL The JENSEN-GROUP has reported a revenue of 341.6 MEUR...

Clean Show 2025 dates announced
09 March 2023 USA/INTERNATiONALThe Clean Show organisers have announced the dates for...

Miele moves to support frictionless laundry management
09 March 2023 UK/IRELANDMiele Professional has announced the launch of Miele MOVE,...

TSA on the inside track to give ex-offenders a second chance
08 March 2023 UKLast month, as part of its ‘Giving People a Second Chance’ initiative,...

Meet TCATA conference headliner Scott Otto
08 March 2023 USAFor those planning to ‘Renew and reconnect’ at TCATA’s 2023...

TSA provides linen for The Big Hoose charity project and reduces textile waste
08 March 2023 UKThe Textile Services Association (TSA) is supporting the new...

Digitalise workwear management for improved efficiency, says Nordic ID
06 March 2023 INTERNATIONALNordic ID is partnered with many laundry and textile...

LG supplies laundry aid to Turkey’s earthquake survivors
02 March 2023 SOUTH KOREA/TURKEY/INTERNATIONALLG Electronics (LG) and its South...

Lynx acquires Westvale Linen Supplies
02 March 2023 UKLynx Dry Cleaning Supplies has acquired Westvale Linen Supplies,...

WCL new energy seminar sparks interest
01 March 2023 UKThe Future of Energy seminar presented by the Worshipful Company...

Christeyns supports apprenticeships in the laundry sector
01 March 2023 UKNational Apprenticeship Week (NAW) is a key event that highlights...

February 2023

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TRSA seminar series on seeding a new plant
17 February 2023 USAThursday, 16 March 16 sees TRSA, the North America trade association...

European software group acquires Germany’s SoCom
16 February 2023 EUROPEThe software group Everfield has acquired the Bavarian software...

TSA Congress: Charitable multi-bank pays dividends in hope and sustainability
16 February 2023 UKInvesting in a charitable ‘multi-bank’ project will pay dividends for...

Sir John Curtice: Three years on, the Brexit zeitgeist has changed
15 February 2023 UKThe Textile Services Association (TSA) annual National Congress...

TSA Congress beats a path to Edinburgh
13 February 2023 UKThe Textile Services Association (TSA) annual National Congress...

Pioneering Bristol café-launderette to close
07 February 2023 UKBristol-based sisters Ellen, Cassie and Lily (pictured) have announced...

Speakers announced for SDA Cleaners Showcase 2023
07 February 2023 USASome of the drycleaning industry’s top speakers have been enlisted to...

Carrington Textiles at IDEX Abu Dhabi
07 February 2023 INTERNATONALCarrington Textiles is to showcase its latest military...

Renew and reconnect at TCATA annual conference
07 February 2023 USARegistration is now open for the The Textile Care Allied...

Peacehaven launderette owner bubbles with confidence
03 February 2023 UKThere are some good news stories despite the current challenges and...

Electrolux partner training days announced
02 February 2023 UKElectrolux Professional has unveiled the agenda for the 2023 edition of...

Coin Laundry Association launches new sponsorship programme
02 February 2023 USAThe Coin Laundry Association (CLA) has partnered with five...

COPY CALL FOR MARCH LCNi ISSUE
01 February 2023 INTERNATIONALKathy Bowry, LCNi editor, is eager to hear from...

Gordon Brown to headline at TSA Congress
01 February 2023 UKThe Textile Services Association (TSA) is gearing up for its...

January 2023

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TSA committed to vital work of supporting mental health awareness
31 January 2023 UKFollowing on from very positive feedback from its first sessions,...

JFC Group celebrates 35 years of business
26 January 2023 IRELAND/INTERNATIONALThings have changed a lot in the past 35 years and...

WCL to explore new energy resources in February seminar
23 January 2023 UK'The Future of Energy Seminar' to be presented by the Worshipful Company...

TRSA and NAFA share fleet-related Information and expertise
23 January 2023 USATRSA, the association for the linen, uniform, and facility...

Pincroft takes a step forward in sustainable textile finishing
20 January 2023 UK/INTERNATIONALBritish textile dyer, printer and finisher, Pincroft,...

PCIAW summit and awards 2023: save the date
20 January 2023 UK/INTERNATIONALProfessional Clothing Industry Association Worldwide...

Investment leads to increased efficiencies at Barker
13 January 2023 UKAt Dorset based Barker, which claims to be the largest domestic laundry...

TSA calls on Government to follow up multiple invitations to engage face to face
12 January 2023 UKDavid Stevens CEO of the Textile Services Association (TSA) has...

Chemicals solutions supplier strengthens customer value for Rental Uniform Service
11 January 2023 USANow in its 74th year of operation, Rental Uniform Service has reached...

Linen manufacturer set to tackle skills shortage by teaching people how to sew
11 January 2023 UKRichard Haworth is inviting those seeking to upskill themselves to...

November date announced for Texcare France
11 January 2023 FRANCETexcare France will be held from Saturday 25 to Monday 27 November in...

Ravi Ruia named business development manager at Richard Haworth
09 January 2023 UKRavi Ruia becomes the latest of the next generation to join the...

British dyer and printer Pincroft makes appointment for business growth
06 January 2023 UKPincroft, the commission textile dyer, printer and finisher based in...

Leon Daniels is CILT(UK) president for 2023
06 January 2023 UKThe Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport in the UK ...

New year, new start: Happy New Year to all from LCN
03 January 2023 UK/INTERNATIONALAnd we are back! It is 2023 and it’s time to take on...

December 2022

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Hoping for better times in 2023
21 December 2022 UK/INTERNATIONALYes, it’s that time of the year again when we look back...

Zone in on wash savings
20 December 2022 INTERNATIONALOzone is a breath of fresh air for OPL laundries looking to...

A cautionary Christmas tale: save Neville the Napkin
16 December 2022 UKThey’re the lowliest item on the festive table, hardly noticed among...

BC SoftWear expands with new UK spa partnerships
16 December 2022 UKSpa textiles supplier, BC SoftWear, has expanded its reach with a string...

Christeyns acquires Gannon Chemicals as it builds its Irish business
16 December 2022 IRELAND/UKChristeyns UK, international laundry and hygiene specialist,...

A Worshipful Dickensian carol service
16 December 2022 UKThe Worshipful Company of Launderers celebrated Christmas with a service...

Athens to host Clean Expo in February
07 December 2022 GREECECLEAN EXPO for the cleaning and hygiene industry in Greece will...

Latest super spring covering from Maxi-Press‐ optimises ironing performance
07 December 2022 INTERNATIONALMAXI‐PRESS has optimised its spring covering for...

JLA applies digital driver safety training across its fleet
06 December 2022 UK JLA, supplier of commercial laundry, catering, heating and fire...

Feelgood factor permeates Swedish TSA event
02 December 2022 SWEDENPopular, festive, crowded are words that are often used to...

November 2022

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Energy crisis: The TSA needs YOU to be part of the laundry lobby
29 November 2022 UKThe Textile Services Association (TSA) is asking laundries to support...

TRSA health conference pulls in 150 delegates
29 November 2022 NORTH AMERICATrends, opportunities and challenges were key focuses for...

BC SoftWear enters exclusive partnership in Qatar
29 November 2022 UK/MIDDLE EASTLeading hotel and spa textiles supplier, BC SoftWear,...

ETSA goes Politico with its circularity message
25 November 2022 INTERNATIONALThe European Textile Services Association (ETSA) has seen...

TSA urges Government to consider ‘big picture’ as laundry and hospitality industry work hand-in-hand
17 November 2022 UKBold action needs to be taken to safeguard future economic recovery,...

Swedish TSA meets for autumn event in Malmö
15 November 2022 SWEDENThe Swedish Textile Services Association, Sveriges Tvätteriförbund,...

Wolf lopes in to streamline care home laundry
11 November 2022 UKWolf Laundry has stepped in to provide a West Yorkshire care home...

Girbau’s positive impact at EXPODetergo
10 November 2022 INTERNATIONALGirbau, fresh from presenting its latest innovations at...

Applications invited for Travelling Scholarships 2023
09 November 2022 UKThe Worshipful Company of Launderers (WCL) is pleased to take...

Polish Laundry Foundation Forum to concentrate on energy savvy solutions
09 November 2022 POLANDNovember 14-16 are the dates for the 2nd Forum of the Polish...

EXPODetergo marked ‘reset’ of textile care sector, say organisers
09 November 2022 ITALY/INTERNATIONAL“Unanimous satisfaction with the event, which marked...

Biela and Fernandes named for top jobs at Jensen USA
08 November 2022 USATony Biela takes over as president of Jensen USA while Carlos...

TSA: Mapping the way for a sustainable laundry industry
08 November 2022 UKThe Textile Services Association’s (TSA) autumn conference saw...

Texcare Forum Lyon brings together 170 textile care professionals
08 November 2022 FRANCEThe 4th Texcare Forum France took place on Monday 17 October 2022...

Wolf laundry boosts growth with second acquisition
08 November 2022 UKBarnsley-based Wolf Laundry, which supplies commercial laundry...

Maytag tests washer extractor drive system to 60,000 cycles
07 November 2022 INTERNATIONAL/USAMaytag Commercial Laundry DuraCore drive system...

TRSA Marketing Summit pulls the threads together
07 November 2022 NORTH AMERICA“Social media is not an extension of your brand, it is...

Mr Jeff expands franchise in Florida
07 November 2022 USAMiami entrepreneur, Sergio Aguirre, the first US franchisee of Mr Jeff,...

October 2022

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Hospital linen managers share operational challenges and triumphs
28 October 2022 UKA lively annual forum of NHS hospital linen managers and...

Report shows washing nurses’ uniforms in domestic machines is a danger to health
25 October 2022 UKMore than 700,000 nurses in the UK wash their uniforms at home. The...

Transparent recycled bottle count for Carrington sustainable workwear
24 October 2022 UK/INTERNATIONALGlobal workwear textile manufacturer, Carrington...

CINET seminar focuses on robotisation at EXPODetergo
24 October 2022 INTERNATIONALThe immense transformation of the industry was demonstrated...

SoCom sees great interest in digitalisation at EXPODetergo
24 October 2022 INTERNATIONALAt the SoCom stand (G21 – H3) "It was clearly noticeable...

Kannegiesser’s SynchroPro linen feeder is a crowd puller at EXPODetergo
23 October 2022 INTERNATIONALThe Kannegiesser booth at this year’s EXPODetergo has...

Completely connected laundry solutions from Domus
23 October 2022 In its 100th year, Domus reports a very promising start to its time...

CINET GBPAP Award winners announced
22 October 2022 INTERNATIONALAn international jury of independent Professional Textile...

Krebe Tippo’s very clever smart drum turns heads
22 October 2022 INTERNATIONALKrebe Tippo has launched its 516 Smart Drum solution...

Kannegiesser drywork line attracts notice at EXPODetergo
22 October 2022 INTERNATIONALAttracting attention at EXPODetergo in Milan, the...

Biko UK teams up with Laundry Robotics
22 October 2022 INTERNATIONAL/UKThere was good news for Biko UK at EXPODetergo on opening...

EXPODetergo opens its doors to international visitors
21 October 2022 INTERNATIONALEXPODetergo 2022 (21 to 24 October) opened for business...

Epic waste water savings by Christeyns
20 October 2022 INTERNATIONALThe Ghent, Belgium, multinational Christeyns, exhibiting...

Lapauw puts ironers and clean room technology on show
20 October 2022 INTERNATIONALExpo Detergo is the first textile care tradeshow in Europe...

2ULaundry ramping up new business in Tampa
20 October 2022 USA 2ULaundry, the pickup and delivery service putting a modern spin on...

Washco reveals 2022 Love Laundry awards winners
20 October 2022 UKWASHCO has rewarded hardworking and dedicated laundry heroes with...

Böwe innovations impress across entire range
20 October 2022 INTERNATIONALBöwe used the pandemic downtime to concentrate on...

Alliance ‘game-changers’ at EXPODetergo
20 October 2022 INTERNATIONALAlliance Laundry Systems is displaying what it describes as...

Change of guard at Christeyns technical team as veteran Quinton retires
20 October 2022 UKChristeyns’ northern region technical manager, Tom Quinton, is...

Kannegiesser ‘in sync’ at EXPODetergo
20 October 2022 INTERNATIONAL"Reset. Restart together" is the call from Kannegiesser....

EXPODetergo puts ‘sustainability, digitalisation and sanitisation’ centre stage
20 October 2022 As the doors were readied to swing open on the biggest textile care...

TSA Road Show parks up in Burton-on-Trent
20 October 2022 UKLaundries grabbed the chance last week to attend the last TSA Road...

CINET GBPAP Awards finalists due to pitch up at EXPODetergo
18 October 2022 INTERNATIONALEXPODetergo is almost upon us, 21-24 October at the Fiera...

TSA conference paints a realistic portrait of what lies ahead
13 October 2022 UKThe Textile Services Association (TSA) Autumn Conference, took place on...

Award honours magicians who turn wood into textiles
12 October 2022 INTERNATIONALThe 2022 Marcus Wallenberg Prize of 2 million Swedish kroner...

Christeyns participates in fifth Bradford Manufacturing Weeks
12 October 2022 UKBradford-based chemicals manufacturer Christeyns joins local and...

Voting launches for ImageFIRST’s annual HeroesFIRST contest
12 October 2022 USAA total of $10,000 will be awarded to healthcare heroes for...

Coloreel appoints Saman Khalilian as CFO
12 October 2022 INTERNATIONAL/SWEDENAs it grows into a company with...

Minchin leaves red sofa to headline at TSA October conference
05 October 2022 UKThe Textile Services Association (TSA) has bagged popular BBC...

TSA urges Government action to guarantee future of laundry industry
03 October 2022 UKOn the eve of the Textile Services Association (TSA) Autumn conference...

September 2022

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Girbau set to air its latest innovations at EXPODetergo
30 September 2022 INTERNATIONALFor the first time, the company will be showing off the...

TSA initiative offers a fresh start to ex-offenders
28 September 2022 UKThe Textile Services Association (TSA) has begun the relaunch of...

Jim Kearns elected Chair of TRSA Board of Directors
23 September 2022 USATRSA recently held its annual conference in Nashville, Tennessee,...

DMU survey on care homes laundry practices
23 September 2022 Care home staff and managers are being asked to take part in a new study...

TRSA 109th annual conference hits the right note in Nashville
23 September 2022 NORTH AMERICATRSA, the North America linen rental trade association, hosted...

Elis publishes first-ever UK-based surgical textile life cycle analysis
23 September 2022 UKInternational multi-service provider Elis has published the results of...

Barker supports Bournemouth RFC for 12th consecutive year
13 September 2022 UKStraight through the middle, Dorset-based Barker, the largest...

Pincroft shoots from the hip with non-skin contact vector protection for military fabrics
12 September 2022 UK/INTERNATIONALPincroft, a commission textile dyer, printer and...

TRSA kicks off its North East meeting at New York Mets home ground
12 September 2022 USATRSA recently hosted a Northeast Regional Meeting that included a...

On the death of Queen Elizabeth II, ‘mother of the nation’
12 September 2022 UKWe, at LCN, are deeply saddened by the news of the death of her Majesty...

Foundation milks the benefits of cows for India organic textile production
08 September 2022 INTERNATIONAL/INDIAThe GoodTextiles Foundation, initiated by Dibella,...

ImageFIRST acquires Allegiant Linen Services in Tennessee
08 September 2022 USANational healthcare linen provider, ImageFIRST, expands its...

Onnera celebrates centenary this month
06 September 2022 SPAIN/INTERNATIONALOnnera Laundry Barcelona (part of Mondragon...

BC Softwear paves the way for charity's adventure playground
06 September 2022 UKBC Softwear is supporting the work of a charity which aims to...

TSA calls on Truss: “Save our commercial laundries”
06 September 2022 UKRising energy prices for laundries could cause massive problems for...

Minchin abandons red sofa to headline at TSA October conference
01 September 2022 UKThe Textile Services Association (TSA) has bagged popular BBC...

August 2022

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CLA names 2023 members for Board of directors
31 August 2022 USAThe Coin Laundry Association (CLA) announced 2023 board members...

ALM releases Monkeypox best practices for hotel textiles
31 August 2022 USAThe growing concern over the increased spread of Monkeypox in the...

Carrington Textiles to bring UL certified FR fabrics to the American market
31 August 2022 USAGlobal workwear textile manufacturer, Carrington Textiles, has...

Exhibitors at EXPODetergo: Last call for copy
22 August 2022 EUROPE/INTERNATIONALIt’s getting closer. EXPODetergo opens its doors...

Strong revenue growth for global laundry solutions provider Jensen
22 August 2022 INTERNATIONALThe Jensen-Group reports a revenue of €171.2 million for...

TSA Road Show motors to Birmingham in October
12 August 2022 UKFollowing on from its successful hosting of Road Shows in Glasgow...

Belmont Laundry gets smart with Hydro Systems
12 August 2022 USA/UKHydro Systems which supplies chemical dispensing and dosing...

Christeyns renews laundry sponsorship for Bantams
11 August 2022 UKHygiene specialist Christeyns has extended its laundry sponsorship...

TSA and UKH hold second round table on sustainability partnership
11 August 2022 UKThe Textile Services Association (TSA) and UKHospitality (UKH) last...

A marriage made in Heaven for wedding gown specialists
11 August 2022 UK/INTERNATIONALActive since 1987, the Association of Wedding...

Laundryheap forges new partnership with Blueground
11 August 2022 UK/INTERNATIONALOn-demand drycleaning and laundry platform, Laundryheap,...

Concentrating on the essentials
11 August 2022 INTERNATIONALDibella's long-standing managing director Ralf Hellmann...

TSA and De Montfort University announce new laundry hygiene protocols
11 August 2022 UKLaundering textiles plays an important role in maintaining...

Clean 2022 concludes on a high note
11 August 2022 USA/INTERNATIONALThe Clean Show closed on 2 August after a busy four-day...

TRSA interrogates top worldwide CEOs on state of the industry
02 August 2022 INTERNATIONALThe TRSA, the North America linen rental trade body, at...

TRSA announces in-depth consumer and B2B research report
02 August 2022 NORTH AMERICAAt the Clean Show 2022 in Atlanta, TRSA, the North America...

Maytag Awards celebrate customer achievements
02 August 2022 USA/INTERNATIONALAfter three years away due to challenging...

July 2022

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Clean Show attracts record number of first-time exhibitors
31 July 2022 INTERNATIONALThere are 41 first-time exhibitors, the record for most...

Pony goes live with new finishing technology
31 July 2022 INTERNATIONALAt the Clean Show, Pony, on Stand 3718, new products...

Clean Show locations for 2025 and 2027
30 July 2022 USA/INTERNATIONALAfter The Clean Show 2022, currently being held in...

Pellerin Milnor expands washer line
30 July 2022 USA/INTERNATIONALPellerin Milnor, Stand 2928, is pleased to introduce the...

TRSA event kicks off Clean Show 2022
30 July 2022 USA/INTERNATIONALTRSA, the North America linen rental association, kicked...

Clean Show 2022 gets under way
30 July 2022 USA/INTERNATIONALWelcome to the Clean Show 2022 in Atlanta, Georgia,...

Organix wraps up international trade shows
29 July 2022 INTERNATIONALFollowing a successful showing at...

Brush up on wetcleaning best practice with Cole & Wilson
29 July 2022 UK/INTERNATIONALWith Clean Show opening its doors from 30 July to 2...

Falcon swoops in to gather up Century Linen & Uniform
29 July 2022 USABreaking news from TRSA, the North America linen rental association,...

Infinitely recyclable fabric sets new standards in garment care
29 July 2022 UKNew fabric technologies are creating an eco-friendly workwear and PPE...

100 years of Domus at Clean Show
28 July 2022 INTERNATIONALDomus Laundry, industrial laundry manufacturer celebrating...

Atlanta heralds a new dawn
28 July 2022 And, finally, it is happening. North America’s largest event for...

EXPOdetergo International gears up for October
27 July 2022 EXPOdetergo International gears up for October INTERNATIONALEXPOdetergo,...

Washco announces new category for Love Laundry Awards
26 July 2022 UKWASHCO adds a new category to its 2022 Love Laundry Awards. The...

Laundries’ have the power to act on ocean microplastics emergency
26 July 2022 UKPaul Hamilton, technical director, Regenex, is keen for laundries to...

Chemical reaction – inside the lab at Christeyns UK
26 July 2022 UKMeet Isabelle Letrez, development chemist at Christeyns’ UK headquarters...

Lavatec dryer system and extraction press emphasise ultra energy efficiency
22 July 2022 INTERNATIONALLAVATEC, on Stand 528 at The Clean Show, 30 July – 2 August...

Mr Jeff further expands into South Florida with two new franchise deals
19 July 2022 Mr Jeff, a global laundry service infused with cutting-edge AI...

Rinnai offers free site audit of hot water system energy costs
19 July 2022 UKRinnai is offering free audits of total energy costs related to hot...

Erstad tools up for America's Best Cleaners
19 July 2022 USAMichael Erstad has joined the highly-respected team at America’s...

Last call for TSA London Roadshow tonight
19 July 2022 UKThe TSA is hosting its second Road Show tonight, Tuesday 19 July in...

Lewis heads up customer service at Richard Haworth
19 July 2022 UKFollowing consistent and impressive business growth, Richard Haworth...

The Independent newspaper supports TSA strategy on reusable PPE
14 July 2022 UKThroughout the pandemic the Textile Services Association (TSA)...

TSA’s big sustainability push: ‘everybody does it, or it doesn’t work’ UK
14 July 2022 UKThe laundry industry is gearing up to implement a major...

Sign up to Portuguese trade mission opportunity for UK linen buyers
14 July 2022 UK/PORTUGALThe British-Portuguese Chamber of Commerce is offering...

Jones heads back to the future with Christeyns
05 July 2022 UKJake Jones has re-joined Christeyns UK as technical services...

Johnsons Workwear launches sustainable Flex-Collection range
05 July 2022 UKJohnsons Workwear has launched a brand new range of work clothes,...

Award Winning Clear Three attracts £120k growth funding
04 July 2022 UKA Queens Award-winning laundry efficiency specialist which helps...

TSA takes the high road from Scotland to Brum via London
04 July 2022 UKFollowing on from its first stop in Glasgow on its Road Show tour of the...

Carrington sustainable ranges inspire at Techtextil
04 July 2022 INTERNATIONALGlobal textile manufacturer Carrington Textiles reported...

Girbau intelligent washers at the Genius end of spectrum
04 July 2022 INTERNATIONALEnergy efficiency and garment care were Girbau’s core...

Schulthess acquires majority stake in GMP, Italy
04 July 2022 INTERNATIONALSwiss laundry equipment manufacturer Schulthess acquired...

June 2022

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Techtextil, Texprocess and Heimtextil report high visitor satisfaction
28 June 2022 INTERNATIONALWith a total of 117 participating nations, around...

PCIAW:UK’s biggest global professional clothing summit and awards yet
27 June 2022 UK/INTERNATIONALCharles Ross, lecturer for the Royal College of Art is set...

Sarah Lancaster installed as Master of Worshipful Company of Launderers
27 June 2022 UKOn Monday, 20 June, the Worshipful Company of Launderers (WCL) elected...

Techtextil Frankfurt: Klopman focuses on 'circular' fabrics
24 June 2022 INTERNATIONALKlopman is exhibiting at the Techtextil Frankfurt, the...

Laundry nerds hammer towel feeding with the power of THOR.
22 June 2022 INTERNATIONALThe self-styled ‘laundry nerds’ at Inwatec, inventors...

TRSA MMI event all set for October in Illinois
22 June 2022 NORTH AMERICATRSA’s 29th annual Maintenance Management Institute (MMI)...

Vintage clothing specialist Guilott-Mcinnis joins ABC
22 June 2022 USA Sarah Guilott-McInnis has joined America’s Best Cleaners (ABC) in...

The inaugural ETSA Awards. And the winners are…
16 June 2022 INTERNATIONALThe new ETSA Awards recognise the most accomplished...

ETSA convenes Peer Parliaments in European Year of Youth
16 June 2022 INTERNATIONALElena Lai, director general of ETSA spoke of the...

ETSA debates the green recovery
16 June 2022 INTERNATIONALAt the ETSA Congress held recently in Rome, a panel...

Obituary: Bill Cook
16 June 2022 UKIt is with great sadness that we announce the death of Bill Cook,...

ETSA debates the ‘new normal’
15 June 2022 INTERNATIONALCharles Betteridge, vice president, global corporate accounts...

Carrington Textiles recognised for biodegradable workwear textiles
15 June 2022 INTERNATIONALAt the Network Association of Uniform Manufacturers...

Rinnai delivers world-first 100% hydrogen combustion continuous flow water heater
15 June 2022 UKRinnai is now supplying the world’s first 100% hydrogen combustion...

TSA invites Scottish laundries to Glasgow for a chat and a drink
14 June 2022 UK/SCOTLANDThe Textile Services Association (TSA) is in Glasgow next...

ETSA’s Lai details association achievements over past 18 months
14 June 2022 INTERNATIONALAssociation director general Elena Lai at the recent...

Trade Linens teams up with luxury brand Casarovea
14 June 2022 UKLuxury linen supplier Tradelinens has announced an exclusive...

EPIC waste water saving launch from Christeyns
14 June 2022 BELGIUM/INTERNATIONALThe Ghent, Belgium, multinational Christeyns,...

UNX Industries and Christeyns USA sign merger agreement
14 June 2022 USAUNX Industries and Christeyns USA have announced they are entering into...

ETSA Congress sees circularity as the way forward
14 June 2022 INTERNATIONALThe European Textile Services Association (ETSA) Congress...

Swedish TSA Conference welcomes breakthrough in textiles recycling
10 June 2022 SWEDENMore than one hundred delegates and a raft of interesting...

TSA Spring Conference: Linford Christie – the flame burns bright
10 June 2022 UKThe recent Textile Services Association (TSA) Spring Conference lined...

TSA Spring Conference: Putting people first
10 June 2022 UKLast month’s Textile Services Association (TSA) Spring Conference was...

TSA Spring Conference: First apprentice completes her journey
10 June 2022 UKThe recent Textile Services Association (TSA) Spring Conference...

TSA Spring Conference: Knowledge Networks update
10 June 2022 UKAt the recent Textile Services Association (TSA) Spring Conference,...

TSA Spring Conference: ‘It ain’t over yet’, CEO warns industry
10 June 2022 UKThe Textile Services Association (TSA) 2022 Spring Conference got...

May 2022

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Miele Professional washing machine and dryer launched via WASHCO
30 May 2022 UKMiele Professional has appointed commercial laundry equipment...

Alternative global energies replacing Russian power
30 May 2022 UK/EuropeChris Goggin of Rinnai UK, global hot water solution...

TRSA 109th Annual Conference hits a musical note
27 May 2022 NORTH AMERICATRSA, the North America textile rental trade body, will hold...

TSA Roadshows launch: ‘We need to talk about laundries’
26 May 2022 UKAt its recent conference, the Textile Services Association (TSA)...

Milnor appoints Satchwell vice president of strategic accounts
24 May 2022 USAPellerin Milnor has appointed Terry Satchwell vice president of...

Richard Haworth marks 1 million kg milestone of Better Cotton
19 May 2022 UKThe UK’s leading provider of bed, bath and table linen to the...

Girbau UK kits out new laundry for Street Soccer Scotland
18 May 2022 UKGirbau UK is supporting the work of Street Soccer Scotland by...

ImageFIRST acquires United Linen & Uniform Services
18 May 2022 USAImageFIRST, the largest national provider of linen and laundry...

Rinse and repeat: Ideal partnership deliver sustainable laundry detergents
16 May 2022 UKIdeal Manufacfuring has partnered with Green Shoots Midlands to...

Aramark to cast off uniforms in publicly traded spin-off
16 May 2022 USAA report published by TRSA, the North America linen rental...

CLEAN suffers fire at Ross-on-Wye site
09 May 2022 UKThe CLEAN Laundry at Ross-on-Wye last week suffered a devastating fire...

Johnsons Workwear launches online catalogues
09 May 2022 UKThe UK’s leading textile rental services company Johnsons Workwear...

TSA Spring Conference entertains and educates
06 May 2022 UK The Textile Services Association's (TSA) 2022 Spring Conference, got...

April 2022

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Top of the on-demand laundry heap
27 April 2022 UK/INTERNATIONALLaundryheap has cemented its position as market leader...

Domus aids Ukrainian refugees
25 April 2022 INTERNATIONALDomus, part of Onnera BCN, and manufacturer of...

Christeyns eases driver shortage and expands HGV fleet
20 April 2022 UKBradford-based hygiene chemical specialist Christeyns has added HGV...

Wolf Laundry bolsters team with HR appointment
19 April 2022 UKWolf Laundry, based in Barnsley has strengthened its team with...

Texcare Forum Bordeaux
19 April 2022 FRANCEThe French textile care industry met for the third time at a...

Cinet global awards scheme is well under way
14 April 2022 INTERNATIONALFor Professional Textile Care (PTC) operations,...

GINETEX launches multilingual care label app
14 April 2022 INTERNATIONALGINETEX, the International Association for Textile...

Laundryheap extends contract with UnderTheDoormat
14 April 2022 UKOn-demand laundry and drycleaning platform Laundryheap has announced...

TSA embarks on national awareness raising road trip
14 April 2022 UKThe Textile Services Association (TSA) is undertaking a tour of the...

Wolf Laundry announces record year of results
14 April 2022 UKBarnsley-based Wolf Laundry, which supplies commercial laundry...

Swedish TSA looks forward to May annual conference
07 April 2022 SWEDENDaniel Kärrholt, CEO of the Swedish textile services...

Texprocess 2022: The leading textiles trade fair is back
06 April 2022 INTERNATIONAL/GERMANYThe garment and textile processing industry is...

TSA Spring Conference – secure your place
06 April 2022 UKThe TSA Spring Conference is only a few weeks away. TSA will be...

Rinnai adds heat pumps to expanding H3 product list
06 April 2022 UKHeat pumps are now included in the H3 ((hydrogen, hybrid, heat...

German TSA reports significant increase in incoming orders
05 April 2022 GERMANYAfter a two year lull due to Covid, the German VDMA Textile...

March 2022

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ETSA presents important introspective report on industry from Covid to Ukraine
31 March 2022 EUROPEIn mid-April 2020 ETSA, the European textile services...

Seconds out, round one: Joint TSA and UKH sustainability round table
31 March 2022 UKThe first Round Table summit between leading hospitality groups...

Kannegiesser’s Hart joins ALM Board
31 March 2022 USAPhil Hart, president of Kannegiesser ETECH Inc, has accepted an...

Wildman expands with Porters uniform rental business acquisition
28 March 2022 USA 
TRSA, the North American trade association for linen rental...

Textile services coalition rounds off green circular chain
24 March 2022 NETHERLANDSFive well-known players in the textile service industry...

TSA partnership offers infinite supply of greener linen for hospitality and healthcare
18 March 2022 UKA commercial laundries recycling initiative will slash CO2 emissions...

Jensen-Group’s order book reaches pre-Covid levels
11 March 2022 INTERNATIONAL
 It is good news from the Jensen-Group, which has reported...

TRSA hosts free to all Food & Beverage and Hospitality virtual summits
11 March 2022 NORTH AMERICA
TRSA, the trade association for the North American linen...

MEWA goes the extra mile for sustainability with electric cargo bike
10 March 2022 GERMANYBerlin laundry MEWA has trialled the delivery of its work clothing...

Obituary: SHLSLM President John Gallagher
04 March 2022 UKFollowing several weeks in hospital John Gallagher passed away on...

Textile care businesses can help Ukraine now
04 March 2022 UK
The horrific situation in Ukraine is creating a human tragedy the like...

Time to recover: Aquatherm's heat exchange technology
03 March 2022 USA/INTERNATIONAL
Aquatherm’s novel heat exchange module can improve...

Tradelinens curates quirky range for London’s Chateau Denmark hotel
03 March 2022 UK
Tradelinens is the official linen partner for the soon to open...

Tracy Britton heads OPL customer support at Girbau UK
02 March 2022 UK 
Girbau UK has appointed Tracy Britton to the new position of...

The Clean Show Atlanta opens for visitor registration
01 March 2022 USA/INTERNATIONAL
Visitor registration for The Clean Show 2022, the...

Domus solutions for industrial, health care and hospitality OPL
01 March 2022 SPAIN/INTERNATIONAL 
Domus has, in its 100th year, put together a...

February 2022

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TSA spring conference sprints out of the blocks 4-5 May
28 February 2022 UK
UPDATED 04052022: The Textile Services Association's 2022...

Carrington Textiles launches online knowledge hub
28 February 2022 INTERNATIONAL 
Global workwear fabric manufacturer, Carrington Textiles,...

Domus enhances its reach with easy access virtual showroom
25 February 2022 SPAIN/INTERNATIONALAs part of its major investment in the brand, Domus...

Bates battles back after Covid hit
25 February 2022 UKBates of London, which can trace its history back to 1886, and...

New partnership brings pre-packed medical linen service to Texas Panhandle
25 February 2022 USAMedline has announced it has entered into a partnership with North...

Domus invests in factory and products for centenary year
23 February 2022 SPAIN/INTERNATIONAL
Domus, as it celebrates its 100th year, has staged...

Rinnai announces new H3 product roadmap in drive to net zero
23 February 2022 UKRinnai is expanding its product range in accordance with increased...

Domus exhibits 100 years of laundry expertise
22 February 2022 SPAIN/INTERNATIONAL 
Domus, which is celebrating its centenary this year,...

CCA can save laundries £millions – but hurry, TSA urges industry
18 February 2022 UK
The Government has agreed to reopen the Climate Change Agreement...

£1m investment as Guarantee Laundries moves beyond Covid
17 February 2022 UKGuarantee Laundries has announced ambitious growth plans for the future...

hawo scores again as a German Brand of the Century
16 February 2022 GERMANY
In its anniversary edition ‘German Standards - Brands of the...

ETSA welcomes a new member to the team
16 February 2022 EUROPE/INTERNATIONAL
On 1 February, ETSA Secretariat welcomed Nadia...

Reconnect with TCATA at April conference
16 February 2022 USAThe Textile Care Allied Trades Association (TCATA) is holding its...

String of new partnerships for BC SoftWear as hotel spa market picks up
15 February 2022 UK
Spa textiles supplier, BC SoftWear, has expanded its portfolio with...

ExpoDetergo 2022: 160 exhibitors already confirmed for October
11 February 2022 INTERNATIONAL
One hundred and sixty companies have already enrolled in...

Girbau launches super-space-saving Compact PRO integrated ironing system
11 February 2022 INTERNATIONAL
The latest launch form Girbau is the Compact PRO, a...

Faultless Healthcare Linen changes name to ImageFIRST
09 February 2022 USA
ImageFIRST, the USA’s largest and fastest-growing provider of linen...

Christeyns UK invests in digital asset maintenance system for customers
09 February 2022 UK
Bradford-based Christeyns UK has selected ManWinWin to provide a...

Rinnai offers ‘help me choose’ service and massively reduced carbon footprint
09 February 2022 UK
At a time when operators are scratching their heads as they search...

Sciessent executive briefing on new anti-odour textile technology
08 February 2022 USA
Sciessent, a global leader in antimicrobial, anti-odour, anti-pilling...

Welburn promoted to Christeyns Laundry Division, area manager, North and Scotland
08 February 2022 UKFollowing the retirement of John Richardson after 32 years of...

TRSA gets busy at California and Chicago industry events
08 February 2022 USA
News from the trade association for textile rental businesses in...

PCIAW shreds Government decision to write off £8.7bn stock of pandemic-bought PPE
03 February 2022 UK
The Professional Clothing Industry Association Worldwide (PCIAW)...

Carrington Textiles appoints new head of sales, northern and eastern Europe
03 February 2022 UK/EUROPEGlobal workwear textile manufacturer, Carrington Textiles,...

Christeyns USA expands by acquiring stake in ACI
02 February 2022 USA
As part of an important step in the company’s next phase to expand...

Be alarmed, be very alarmed, about false fire alarms
02 February 2022 UKBBC Fire & Security, a company that designs, installs, inspects...

HMRC not quite so taxing on late tax return penalties
01 February 2022 UK
Businesses and individuals who are not already among the more than...

Rinnai: Out with the old hot water system – but don’t replace with ‘like for like’
01 February 2022 UKThe increase in gas prices is causing laundries to reassess their...

January 2022

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Commercial laundries close to throwing in the towel over energy hikes, warns TSA
27 January 2022 UK
The industry is pleading for Government support on energy prices just...

TSA CEO shares his hopes for building back better in 2022
20 January 2022 UK“Happy New Year to you all,” says Textile Services Association CEO...

ImageFirst adds TCS in Utah to its healthcare laundries stable
19 January 2022 USA
ImageFIRST, the USA’s largest and fastest-growing provider of linen...

Obituary: Mark Mann, MIP, and ALM board member
19 January 2022 USA
The Association for Linen Management (ALM) has announced its sadness...

HeiQ world first – dual action textile cooling technology
13 January 2022 INTERNATIONAL
HeiQ has launched a new dual action textile cooling...

Top award for 3DLOOK digital body measuring solution for tailors
13 January 2022 USA
3DLOOK has received the prestigious Digiday Technology Award in...

TSA research underlines importance of laundries to hospitality, healthcare and manufacturing
11 January 2022 UK
The textile services sector sits behind practically every sector of the...

Reinhardt Veit, founder of Veit GmbH and a former VDMA chairman has died
11 January 2022

Easy ‘shopping cart’ experience with new Lavatec parts portal
11 January 2022 US/INTERNATIONAL
Lavatec has just launched a new companion website...

Rinnai announces new product roadmap in drive to net zero
10 January 2022 UKRinnai is set to launch its ‘H3’ range of products consisting of...

Bradford-based Christeyns grows apprentice numbers
07 January 2022 UK
Christeyns, which manufactures and supplies detergents and...

UKHospitality calls for financial support for businesses now
06 January 2022 UK
UKHospitality, the trade association for hospitality businesses, warns...

December 2021

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Merry Christmas to all our readers
22 December 2021 UK/INTERNATIONALWell, here we go again. Christmas and New Year are on...

Check out the LCN features list for 2022
22 December 2021 UK/INTERNATIONALLaundry and Cleaning News is the leading publication for...

Update: Diary of a sale…
22 December 2021 UK
In June, LCN caught up with Sandy and Angie Alexander who are...

ImageFirst expands with eighth laundry acquisition
22 December 2021 USA
ImageFIRST Healthcare Laundry Specialists, King of Prussia, PA,...

What’s coming in 2022 from LCN
22 December 2021 UK/INTERNATIONALLCN, the global leader in textile care news, carries...

Latest TRSA survey shows some signs of optimism for 2022
22 December 2021 USA
Robert W Baird & Co and TRSA, the North America textile services...

Queen’s Award presented to Laundry Efficiency
16 December 2021 UKNovember 2021 was an auspicious month for Laundry Efficiency as it...

Snap, crackle and pop: The rise of electric vehicles sparks a need for antistatic uniforms
16 December 2021 UK/INTERNATIONAL
Antistatic fabrics are a must for personnel in involved...

Kevin Minissian memorial fund to support students of water treatment and recycling
13 December 2021 USA
The family of Kevin Minissian, the late CEO of Norchem Corp, along...

Watching a boring movie trumps doing laundry
10 December 2021 USA
Laundries and drycleaners could capitalise on a trend that has...

Hydro Systems unveils multiple dosing system for OPL
10 December 2021 USA/INTERNATIONAL
Hydro Systems, deliverer of chemical dispensing and...

TSA and UKH respond to Omicron-induced Plan B implementation
09 December 2021 UK
It is early days yet, it was only Wednesday night, after all, that...

Texcare International set for Frankfurt, November 2024
09 December 2021 INTERNATIONALIt’s official. From 9 to 13 November 2024, manufacturers...

MIB orders multiple digital dye units from Coloreel
09 December 2021 PORTUGAL
Coloreel, which supplies the technology for digital dyeing...

Cracker of a week for Regenex thanks to festive hospitality
09 December 2021 UK/IRELAND Stain removal specialist Regenex has been busy removing...

Oxwash adds 100% electric van to net-zero fleet
09 December 2021 UKOxwash, has acquired a brand new all-electric van. Introduced in the...

Sweden’s textile care professionals gather after two-year hiatus
06 December 2021 SWEDEN
Report by Daniel Karrholt, Sveriges Tvätteriförbund
It was a...

Rinnai gains Kudos for its laundry hot water heating solution
06 December 2021 UK
Kudos Linen Hire is a new name servicing the North East and...

TSA plans sustainability pact with commercial laundries
06 December 2021 UK 
The Textile Services Association (TSA) is putting together...

Oxwash commits to net zero emissions by 2023
01 December 2021 UK
Oxwash has announced it is aiming for net zero carbon emissions by...

November 2021

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Norchem CEO dies after shooting incident in Los Angeles
30 November 2021 USA
Sad news from the TRSA, the North American linen rental...

Texcare Asia & China Laundry Expo moves to August 2022
30 November 2021 INTERNATIONAL
In support of the Chinese government’s pandemic...

Sussex drycleaner fears more Covid restrictions will hit High Street hard
29 November 2021 UKAs high streets brace themselves for the effects of new Covid...

Obituary: Neville Wells, Past Master, The Worshipful Company of Launderers
29 November 2021 UK
Neville Manwaring Wells, Master of the The Worshipful Company...

TSA: Tough talking from the top
24 November 2021 UK
UPDATED REPORT: The Textile Services Association (TSA) National...

Clean Supply teams up with Miele Professional
24 November 2021 UKClean Supply has secured a national agreement with Miele as a...

Global investment is piling into hydrogen
17 November 2021 INTERNATIONALRinnai’s Chris Goggin looks at the huge sums being invested...

Coronavirus: The death of our industry? Or the kick up the backside drycleaners needed?
17 November 2021 Guy Deakin, owner of Smart Guys drycleaners in Pinner, Middlesex, on...

Alan McCarthy joins the Clean Supply team
16 November 2021 UK
Clean Supply is delighted to announce that Alan McCarthy will be...

New fabrics from Carrington Textiles weave in sustainability
15 November 2021 INTERNATIONAL/UK
Global workwear textile manufacturer, Carrington...

Covid-19 financial impact: TRSA releases Industry Performance Report
11 November 2021 NORTH AMERICA
The Textile Rental Services Association’s (TRSA)...

TSA: Unprecedented cost increases could make commercial laundries unviable
11 November 2021 UK
The Textile services Association (TSA) wage survey of the...

Portillo addresses diversity, government failings and the industry at TSA Congress
11 November 2021 UK
Michael Portillo, keynote speaker at the Textile Services...

TSA National Congress gets under way
10 November 2021 UK
The Textile Services Association (TSA) National Congress at the...

TSA National Congress targets senior decision makers
09 November 2021 UKThe Textile Services Association (TSA) National Congress is due to...

CILT reveals 18-point action plan to deliver net-zero at cop26 for transport/logistics
09 November 2021 UK
The Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport, the...

PCIAW rewards Carrington Textiles for healthcare sector support in pandemic
08 November 2021 EUROPE/UK
Leading European workwear fabric manufacturer, Carrington...

Elis selected to NHS Net Zero International Leadership Group
08 November 2021 UKInternational multi-service provider Elis has been selected as a member...

TRSA 108th conference spreads a little Californian sunshine
03 November 2021 NORTH AMERICAThe TRSA 108th annual conference opened for business in...

Hospital Linen Managers conference heralds the start of a new era
02 November 2021 UKThe Society of Hospital Linen Services and Laundry Managers...

Klopman launches supply chain portal
01 November 2021 INTERNATIONALKlopman, European producer of technical fabrics for...

Christeyns engages with young people in Bradford Manufacturing Weeks
01 November 2021 UK
Bradford based chemicals manufacturer Christeyns joined local and...

Vision Linens shines with Silver EcoVadis award
01 November 2021 INTERNATIONAL
Vision Linens has retained its EcoVadis silver rating....

Illuminating experience in Blackpool
01 November 2021 UK
Ken Cupitt, Exam Board Chairman of Guild of Cleaners and Launders...

October 2021

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Milnor launches employee relief fund in wake of Hurricane Ida
25 October 2021 USA
Hurricane Ida struck the USA two months ago, and while it may seem...

New England laundry business gets Patriotic
21 October 2021 NORTH AMERICANews from the North American linen rental association,...

LaundryHeap/EAV tie-up squares off electric global deliveries to the tune of £2.6 million
21 October 2021 INTERNATIONAL/UKElectric Assisted Vehicles Limited (EAV), the...

Rinnai welcomes Government’s new heat and buildings strategy
21 October 2021 UKAs the Government publishes its 'Heat and Buildings Strategy' policy...

Christeyns UK recognised for sustainability initiatives
20 October 2021 UK
Christeyns UK won the Sustainability Award recently at the Bradford...

Quiet Mark makes a noise about noise abatement
15 October 2021 UKEighteen months after the first lockdown a survey shows that more than...

Past and present unite at WCL 60th anniversary celebrations
15 October 2021 UKThe Worshipful Company of Launderers (WCL) celebrated its 60th...

Texcare Forum France: ‘Positive outcome’ for new format
14 October 2021 FRANCEIt was a positive outcome for the first regional forum for the...

Case study: Claridge’s cranes in Miele Professional for top-notch textile care
14 October 2021 UK
The legendary Claridge’s in London’s upmarket Mayfair has a...

Ubi transparent over RFID advantages for commercial laundries
14 October 2021 UK
Adoption of RFID technology by healthcare and hospitality laundries...

Christeyns UK opens up with Leadership Conference
08 October 2021 UK
Hygiene chemical specialist Christeyns UK has held its first live...

TRSA 108th conference opens in California
06 October 2021 USAThe TRSA 108th annual conference opend for business today in person and...

Rinnai prescribes hot water solutions for healthcare laundries
06 October 2021 UK
Rinnai can offer limitless hot water for all healthcare sites...

TSA takes ‘snapshot’ survey to gauge laundry industry’s values
06 October 2021 UKThe Textile Services Association (TSA) has teamed up with Brands...

Christeyns/Veride collaboration reduces fresh water use to 0.5 litres per kg linen
06 October 2021 INTERNATIONAL
Christeyns, the international detergent supplier, and...

TSA conference 2021 fizzes and zings with positivity
05 October 2021 UKUPDATED REPORT: The first TSA conference since 2019 was an event...

TRSA member Aladco sells linen rental business
05 October 2021 USA
Aladco Linen Services, Adams, Massachusetts, has sold its rental...

All-Party Parliamentary Group calls for mandatory micro fibre filtration on washing machines
05 October 2021 UK
The All-Party Parliamentary Group for Microplastics, set up in 2020,...

TRSA: California leg pushes Reopening Tour clock to nearly 6,000 miles
04 October 2021 USATRSA’s three Reopening Tour legs have generated...

September 2021

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TSA conference 2021: All together now
29 September 2021 UKThe first Textile Services Association conference since Autumn 2019 was...

TSA conference gets under way in Warwickshire
28 September 2021 UK
Today is the day – and tomorrow for the big event – as Textile...

TRSA: Baird 3Q survey – linens ‘up big’, uniforms ‘steady’
28 September 2021 USA
Latest news from the TRSA announces that Robert W Baird & Co....

Northern lights to shine at Swedish TSA conference
28 September 2021 SWEDENThe Swedish Textile Service Association gathers the industry for...

Sensene gets GOTS accreditation
28 September 2021 INTERNATIONAL
Safechem has announced the Certification Body ECOCERT...

Rinnai availability 24/7 and next day delivery including 48-58kw units
24 September 2021 UK
Rinnai has announced guaranteed product availability, especially for...

Christeyns acquires Eurosanex
16 September 2021 SPAIN
Christeyns, the leading European producer of hygiene chemicals,...

TSA: ‘Alarming’ energy price rises for commercial laundries will have far-reaching impact
15 September 2021 UK
The Textile Services Association (TSA) warns that rapidly rising...

Messe Frankfurt launches regional forums for France
14 September 2021 FRANCE
The aim of Messe Frankfurt France, guided by its advisory...

CleanCloud and SpyderWash announce cross-platform launderette payment system
14 September 2021 INTERNATIONAL
CleanCloud, a market-leading launderette point of sales...

Cinet: A better way to do laundry
10 September 2021 INTERNATIONALCinet will present, as planned, despite cancellation of...

Organisers’ regret as Texcare International 2021 axed
10 September 2021 INTERNATIONALIt seems we have been a long time waiting for the other shoe...

Texcare International 2021 officially cancelled
07 September 2021 INTERNATIONALTexcare International 2021 slated to be held in...

Asia & China Laundry Expo postponed to December
07 September 2021 INTERNATIONALThe 2021 edition of Texcare Asia & China Laundry Expo (TXCA...

Pakistan girls’ school supported by Carrington Textiles International
07 September 2021 PAKISTANOn the occasion of ‘International Day of Charity’ being...

FT report: Hotels and laundries suffering with linen supply amid labour shortages and rising costs
06 September 2021 UK
The Financial Times, Sunday, 5 September, reported on the struggles...

Metro Detroit hospital services extend long-term Lavatec partnership
03 September 2021 USA
A sure sign of Detroit’s continued rebirth and revitalisation is...

Decarbonise now with Rinnai N Series and BioLPG
03 September 2021 UK
Now available from Rinnai is a decarbonised water heating...

UKCA marking: Government announces extension to standstill period
02 September 2021 UKThe UK Government has announced new legislation that will enable...

Milnor in good shape after Hurricane Ida
02 September 2021 USA/INTERNATIONAL
In the wake of Hurricane Ida, Milnor is swift to...

Serious about sustainability: JSG joins BITC network
01 September 2021 UKJohnson Service Group (JSG) hs announced it has joined the Business in...

Kannegiesser confirms withdrawal from Texcare
01 September 2021 INTERNATIONALKannegiesser has confirmed that it has withdrawn from...

CLMTexfinity out of Texcare and going local
01 September 2021 INTERNATIONALAfter going through all the pros and cons, CLMTexfinity...

August 2021

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Let’s all rock up in Blackpool
27 August 2021 UKAn industry celebration of the return to normal has been organised by...

Big brands withdraw from Texcare International 2021
27 August 2021 INTERNATIONALTwo of the biggest names in laundry equipment and...

Rinnai N Series ‘hydrogen blend ready’ now
26 August 2021 UKWater heating unit and system manufacturer Rinnai has announced that,...

Opportunity knocks for Door to Door Cleaners
24 August 2021 USAAt a celebratory event in California’s capital city on Wednesday,...

Jensen Group pulls out of Texcare International 2021
24 August 2021 INTERNATIONAL
Jensen Group, after a thorough analysis of the...

Pannell takes over as Christeyns’ South East regional manager as Stone retires
18 August 2021 UK
Russ Pannell has been appointed to take over the role of...

Girbau UK appoints Waite for industrial sales manager post
18 August 2021 UK
Girbau UK has appointed Paul Waite as its industrial sales manager. In...

Carrington Textiles flame retardant fabrics get top safety marks
12 August 2021 INTERNATIONALA range of six flame retardant fabrics from Carrington...

Quintero gets creative in drycleaning marketing
11 August 2021 USA
Kate Quintero has been named the new BeCreative360 vice president...

Ecolab scores at Manchester United
11 August 2021 UKAs football clubs prepare to welcome back full stadiums of fans for...

Green Swan wings in with green tech Aquatherm Technologies
09 August 2021 INTERNATIONALGreen Swan Partners LLC (GSP), a Pittsburgh,...

Rinnai full product availability for all models 24/7 and next day delivery
05 August 2021 UK
Rinnai’s full range of continuous flow models and systems...

Texcare International 2021: Interview with ETSA’s Elena Lai
05 August 2021 INTERNATIONAL
In the run-up to Texcare International, Elena Lai,...

TSA: Laundries warn hospitality customers ‘prices will rise’
04 August 2021 UK
‘Massive inflationary pressures’ as costs and shortages hit...

NHS Covid app tweaked as ‘Pingdemic’ impinges on recovery
04 August 2021 UKFrom Monday, the Government is making changes to the NHS Covid app in...

Elis acquires PestGuard, Ireland business
04 August 2021 IRELAND
Elis, the international multi-service provide, offering...

CleanCloud and Wash & Fold beat competition at Tokyo Olympics
03 August 2021 INTERNATIONAL
Wash & Fold, Tokyo’s premier laundry service, has...

July 2021

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Guide to purchasing logo mats for mat rental
28 July 2021 UK
Mat rental companies are increasingly offering logo mats as part of...

Standing tall on two legs: TRSA Reopening Tour continues
27 July 2021 USATRSA’s first Reopening Tour legs – two 2,500-plus mile road trips...

TSA warns of health risk from poorly cared for PPE
26 July 2021 UKThe Textile Service Association (TSA) is warning that thousands of...

Hydrogen-ready Rinnai water heaters with comprehensive service plans
23 July 2021 UKRinnai is offering offers end users complete service plans and...

Dibella – on the road to carbon neutrality
16 July 2021 INTERNATIONAL
Dibella's initiative to reduce carbon dioxide emissions...

Girbau University opens for all laundry professionals
16 July 2021 INTERNATIONAL
Girbau University has launched – an online laundry...

Laundryheap takes up residence at luxury London serviced living business
16 July 2021 UKOn-demand drycleaning and laundry platform Laundryheap has today...

How to kill moths Stone dead, naturally
14 July 2021 USA/UK
The US edition of The Sun website this week features Julian Stone,...

Miele sets a new Benchmark standard in laundry care
13 July 2021 UK/IRELANDThe professional division of Miele has today announced the...

PSG acquires Dositec Sistemas
12 July 2021 NORTH AMERICA
PSG, an operating company of Dover Corporation, announced...

New awards scheme celebrates care home laundry workers
12 July 2021 UK
Commercial laundry specialist, Washco, has launched the new Love...

Upbeat summer update from TSA’s Stevens
09 July 2021 UKIn an upbeat update to Textile Services Association (TSA) members, its...

NOVO’S Paris-Dubois site recertifies Hygienically Clean
09 July 2021 NORTH AMERICA
Paris Healthcare Laundry Services, a division of NOVO...

Setting a fire under workplace smoking
09 July 2021 UKExperts are calling on textile care businesses to look at smoking...

TRSA reports renewed optimism in latest uniform and linen rental survey
07 July 2021 NORTH AMERICA
The linen rental industry in North America can take...

Xeros/Girbau agreement tackles microfibre pollution from commercial laundries
06 July 2021 INTERNATIONALXeros has signed an historic agreement with commercial...

Rinnai’s array of water heating choices plus free cost comparison report for businesses
06 July 2021 UK
Rinnai is offering a free cost comparison report on continuous flow...

Cinet live webinar on digitisation and innovation
05 July 2021 INTERNATIONAL‘Digitisation & Innovation: The Best Service, The Lowest...

Crescent Healthcare renews hygiene certification
05 July 2021 USA
Crescent Laundry, Davenport, Iowa, has again achieved Hygienically...

Wexford nursing home takes giant step with Miele washer extractor
02 July 2021 REPUBLIC OF IRELAND
Kerlogue Nursing Home in Wexford Town, Republic...

June 2021

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‘Out-of-the-box’ hydrogen-blend-ready water heaters available now, says Rinnai
30 June 2021 UK
It won’t be long before every textile care operation will be...

It’s back – TSA Conference 2021 – live and in person
29 June 2021 UK
It’s live, in person and promises to be bold, insightful and strong...

Barker scrums down with Bournemouth RFC
29 June 2021 UK
Dorset-based Barker, which lays claim to being the largest...

Cinet: Three-tier learning to master PTC
25 June 2021 INTERNATIONAL
More than a year since the onset of the pandemic and the...

Regenex and Welsh laundries race to rescue 10 tonnes of linen from early rag
25 June 2021 UK
Commercial linen stain removal specialist Regenex has been...

Miele Professional’s Edinburgh experience
25 June 2021 UKMiele Professional is today opening the doors to its new Experience...

Supplies! Charity delighted by Washco donation of laundry chemicals
25 June 2021 UKCommercial laundry equipment specialist, Washco, headquartered in...

Ken Cupitt elected WCL Master
25 June 2021 UKKen Cupitt has been elected Master of the Worshipful Company of...

Green CHP ‘transition’ technology vital for companies on their Net Zero journey
24 June 2021 UK
EuroSite Power has launched its Green combined heat and power...

Reusable textiles: ARTA’s virtual speaker series features world-class industry experts
24 June 2021 USAThe American Reusable Textile Association's (ARTA) 2021 Virtual...

Middle East Cleaning Technology Week moves to 2022
24 June 2021 INTERNATIONALThe Middle East Cleaning Technology Week, including...

TSA: Commercial laundries commit to re-balancing gender and race ratios
23 June 2021 UK
The Textile Services Association (TSA) is calling for action on...

Kenneth Cupitt FGCL installed as Master of the Worshipful Company of Launderers
23 June 2021 UKOn 21 June, Kenneth (Ken) Cupitt was installed as the 61st Master of...

Dates confirmed for World Textile Services Congress 2021
21 June 2021 INTERNATIONAL
The World Textile Services Congress 2021 will take place on...

Diary of a sale: Staypress goes on the market
18 June 2021 UK18 JuneLCN caught up with Sandy and Angie Alexander who are selling...

Swedish tax break lightens the load
18 June 2021 SWEDEN
LCNi recently published a story on how the Swedish...

BUBL wraps up PPE distribution deal
17 June 2021 UK/EUROPEBUBL Packaging, a major supplier of recyclable and...

June LCN digital edition out now
16 June 2021 UKThe June UK digital issue of LCN concentrates on getting back to work...

Textile waste management starts at source, says PCIAW
16 June 2021 UKAn in-depth report from PCIAW and Business in the Community (BITC)...

Giant donation to hospice from big hearted Miele
15 June 2021 UK
The Professional Division of Miele has helped Springhill Hospice...

TRSA Management Institutes regain the personal touch
14 June 2021 NORTH AMREICAWith COVID-19 subsiding and in-person education returning as...

Cinet/WCL is looking for young professional executives for exchange programme
14 June 2021 UK
Cinet’s YEP (Young Executive Professionals) Exchange Programme...

Limitless hot water units ‘hydrogen-blend-ready’ now available from Rinnai
14 June 2021 UK
Every textile care operation will need to say goodbye to fossil fuels...

Alliance virtual showroom opens 24/7
11 June 2021 INTERNATIONALThe result of the pandemic has meant very...

Texcare Forum France scheduled for September
09 June 2021 FRANCEThe first Texcare Forum France will take place on Monday 27...

Lay the bed, not the table
09 June 2021 UKWe get all sorts of weird and wonderful communications coming in to the...

TSA guides hoteliers dealing with temporary laundry supply issues
09 June 2021 UKThe Textile Services Association (TSA) has wholeheartedly celebrated...

Gremlins fool with April’s Trade Secrets
09 June 2021 UK/INTERNATIONALGremlins got in to the works and wreaked havoc on a story...

Rinnai offers great flow of water heating choices
04 June 2021 UK
Rinnai offers a complete range of limitless, precision...

Extinction Rebellion bangs the washing machine drum on ‘greenwashing’
04 June 2021 UKExtinction Rebellion protesters blockaded the SSE power station...

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

Hospice laundry refurbishes with Girbau washers and dryers
03 June 2021 UK
Refurbishment of the laundry at Mary Stevens Hospice in Stourbridge,...

Miele mobile air purifier contains the spread of infection
03 June 2021 UK/IRELAND In response to the pandemic, the professional division of...

Texcare 2021: The key role of professional textile care in textile hygiene
01 June 2021 INTERNATIONAL
Throughout the world, the coronavirus pandemic has generated...

Up To Date with Hygienically Clean certification
01 June 2021 USA
Up To Date Laundry, Baltimore, has again achieved Hygienically Clean...

Global focus: May LCNi edition out now
01 June 2021 INTERNATIONAL
The May international edition of LCNi catches up on...

GCL/WCL furnishings seminar link now available to catch up on
01 June 2021 UK
Last week the Guild of Cleaners and Launderers (GCL) and The...

May 2021

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Reopening Tour 2021: On the road with the TRSA
26 May 2021 USA
The North American textile services association, TRSA, recently...

Successful transition from vision to innovation lands hawo top award
26 May 2021 GERMANY
 The German Design Council has honoured hawo's...

Jensen-UK: Stubbs steps up as Winter arrives in UK
26 May 2021 Ian Stubbs has been successfully managing Jensen UK for the past 15 years...

Royal Jersey fire will not stop us, said MD, pledging business as usual
25 May 2021 UKRoyal Jersey managing director James Lincoln has assured clients that it...

Last call: Tonight’s GCL and WCL seminar focuses on furnishings
25 May 2021 UKBoarding shortly at gate GCL/WCL is the latest high flying seminar from...

Choice water heating offer from Rinnai
19 May 2021 UK
Rinnai, which offers a complete range of limitless, precision...

TRSA nurtures tablecloth restaurants on US Mother’s Day
19 May 2021 USA
The North American textile services rental association, TRSA, sponsored...

TSA and UKH Hygienically Clean campaign to help hospitality re-open safely
18 May 2021 UK
As the hospitality industry comes to terms with the latest advice...

Brewer & Bunney milks dairy market laundry niche
18 May 2021 UK
A Cornish business boosted turnover by £75,000 in just a month - by...

Uniform Buyer’s Network match-makes for workwear buyers and suppliers
18 May 2021 UK 
A new Match Making service for buyers and suppliers within...

Find new customers with Find My Cleaner digital directory
14 May 2021 UK
As the UK comes out of lockdown a new digital platform has launched...

CVR Uniforms renews Hygienically Clean FS certification
13 May 2021 NORTH AMERICA
CVR Uniforms of Shippensburg, Pennsylvania, has...

Lynx takes on wedding and drycleaning arms of Eastpac
13 May 2021 UK
Lynx Dry Cleaning Supplies (Lynx DCS) has announced that it has...

Register now for today's TRSA virtual tour of Crown Linen LLC's Atlanta facility
11 May 2021 USA
Join industry peers at 1 pm ET today, Wednesday, 12 May, on a...

Well-upholstered: upcoming GCL and WCL seminar focuses on furnishings
11 May 2021 UKTuesday 25 May the Guild of Cleaners and Launderers (GCL) and...

Copy call for June LCN UK edition. Get your message out there
11 May 2021 UKAs life, hopefully, moves into some sort of normality and hospitality...

Tradelinens sets its alarm for expert sleep panel to promote ‘blissful bedtimes’
07 May 2021 UK
Luxury hospitality linen supplier Tradelinens, is highlighting...

Miller’s recertifies for Hygienically Clean Food Service
07 May 2021 NORTH AMERICA
Miller’s Textile Services, a family-owned laundry...

Miele has an ‘appy’ solution for communal laundry operators and users
06 May 2021 IRELANDMiele Professional has developed an app for laundries in...

Hygiene, sustainability, AI and future-proofing to be main themes at Frankfurt Texcare 2021
06 May 2021 INTERNATIONAL
Texcare International in Frankfurt am Main from 27 November...

Bernstein named CSCNetwork executive director
06 May 2021 NORTH AMERICA
The Board of Directors of CSCNetwork has announced...

Jensen-Group reports more than respectable revenue in tough 2020
06 May 2021 INTERNATIONALThe Jensen-Group has reported a revenue of €245.2 million...

Laundry Efficiency achievements crowned with Queen’s Award
06 May 2021 UK
Since 2016, Laundry Efficiency has been on a mission to make the...

Dye, and experience a longer life, urges Regenex
05 May 2021 UK
Regenex is challenging hospitality and healthcare industries to dye...

Virtual AI uniform fitter suits up
05 May 2021 USA/INTERNATIONAL
3DLOOK, a pioneer in AI-first mobile body measuring and...

Kreussler launches bug busting anti-microbial drycleaning solvent
05 May 2021 INTERNATIONAL/UKKreussler Textile Care launches the disinfecting...

Live online workwear event from Klopman on now
05 May 2021 INTERNATIONAL
Klopman is unveiling more than 12 new products in its range...

JSG reports improvement in trading as Covid-19 restrictions ease
05 May 2021 UK
Johnson Service Group (JSG), a leading UK textile services provider...

Barker sows rays of sunshine for local hospice
05 May 2021 UK
Barker Dry Cleaning and Laundry is supporting Lewis-Manning Hospice...

Government continues to leave hospitality laundries flapping in the wind
04 May 2021 UK 
“Everyone agrees that we should get support, but we still get...

Rinnai water heating systems ‘hydrogen ready’
04 May 2021 UKRinnai has announced that, after intense verification and testing...

April 2021

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Garside named head of sales and business development at Aramark
29 April 2021 INTERNATIONAL/UKChris Garside, former CEO of Compass Group UK and...

TSA ‘wastes’ no time with scheme to recycle hospitality textiles
28 April 2021 UK
With 30 million textile pieces wasted each yea, The Textile...

PPE for buildings and surfaces combats bacterial growth
28 April 2021 UKA new anti-microbial adhesive vinyl from Beaverswood provides...

Christeyns is dosed up on 10 years of engineering success
28 April 2021 UK/INTERNATIONAL
Christeyns is celebrating 10 years since it first...

TRSA industry reports produce compelling financial data
28 April 2021 NORTH AMERICAHigh levels of participation in recent surveys of linen,...

Prudential Overall Supply. 89 years in business and still growing
22 April 2021 USA
Prudential Overall Supply, Irvine, California, recently marked its...

GCL and WCL technical seminar video available now
22 April 2021 UK
The Guild of Cleaners and Launderers and the Worshipful Company...

CLEAN gains ISO 9001:2015 Certification for quality management
22 April 2021 UK
CLEAN is delighted to have been awarded ISO 9001:2015 certification,...

Virtual support for its affiliates takes root in GreenEarth philosophy
22 April 2021 INTERNATIONAL
Since its formation in 1999, the GreenEarth Cleaning...

Rinnai welcomes North Sea Transition Deal and calls for industry unity in achieving decarbonisation
22 April 2021 UK
Rinnai has welcomed the Government’s recently announced as being a...

Laundry additive uses COVID-killing spray formula to kill germs on fabrics
20 April 2021 UK
A laundry product that eliminates germs and odour-causing bacteria...

Last call: GCL/WCL virtual conference a must for launderers and drycleaners
20 April 2021 UKYou are invited to a scheduled Zoom meeting. tonight produced...

K-Bro scores a double adding to its Hygienically Clean tally
19 April 2021 NORTH AMERICA
K-Bro Linen Systems Inc, a healthcare and hospitality...

Laundry Guy’s BBC radio advice put through the wringer
19 April 2021 UKAt a time when so many textile care businesses are just beginning to...

Global laundry detergent market worth $223.8 Billion by 2028
19 April 2021 INTERNATIONAL
The global laundry detergent market is expected to reach...

ORGANIXtex system in an online-presentation
16 April 2021 INTERNATIONAL
On 27 April ORGANIXtex, which makes sustainable...

MAG appointed exclusive UK distributor for Ecozone ozone generators
15 April 2021 UK
MAG Laundry Equipment has been appointed as the exclusive UK...

General sales for Atlanta Clean Show 2022 now open
13 April 2021 INTERNATIONAL
 General booth sales have officially opened for the...

Ecolab launches delicate wash solution for commercial laundries and wetcleaners
13 April 2021 UK
SoftGuard Delicate, the latest delicate washing solution from Ecolab...

TRSA and industry stalwart Bill Mann to retire
09 April 2021 NORTH AMERICAA lot of laundry has passed through the hundreds of plants...

Rinnai: Restart me up 24/7
08 April 2021 UKRinnai continues its mission to supply its full range of continuous...

TRSA’s Roll of Honour celebrates industry achievers
08 April 2021 NORTH AMERICADuring TRSA’s Industry Awards Dinner on 24 March,...

US Linen and Uniform reaffirmed Clean Green
08 April 2021

Sustained perfume release from Christeyns’ upgraded softener
08 April 2021 UKChristeyns has revamped its high-tech fabric softener Bisoft Perla with...

Polytex/Renwear cement partnership to provide automated hygienic workwear management in UK
08 April 2021 UK/ISRAEL Israeli workwear management technology company Polytex has...

Maxi-Press membrane protects patients and carers from higher germ loads
06 April 2021 INTERNATIONALThe new Anti-Bact membrane from Maxi-Press contributes to...

TRSA: Covid-19 Year II starts with staff shortages but recovery is under way
06 April 2021

Diary date: GLC/WCL invites LCN readers to monthly conference
06 April 2021 UKYou are invited to a scheduled Zoom meeting produced jointly between...

TSA CEO’s Easter update speaks of regeneration and hope
01 April 2021 UKDavid Stevens, CEO of the Textile Services Association (TSA) , has...

March 2021

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Case study: Eton College tutored in water savings by Christeyns UK
30 March 2021 UKLaundry chemical and engineering specialist Christeyns UK has helped...

TRSA: The view from The Hill
30 March 2021 USATRSA held its Hill Day on 25 March 25 to close its 11th Annual...

BioLPG offers 80% carbon savings for off-grid sites
30 March 2021 UKOff-grid laundry operations can make up to 81% carbon savings by...

TSA is now associate member of British Cleaning Council
29 March 2021 UKThe voice of the cleaning and hygiene industry will be heard more loudly...

COPY CALL FOR MAY LCNi ISSUE
29 March 2021 INTERNATIONALKathy Bowry, LCNi editor, is eager to hear from...

Angelica, Houston, one of four company laundries recertifying Hygienically Clean Healthcare
29 March 2021

Latest learning video from Guild of Cleaners and Launderers goes live
29 March 2021 UKKen Cupitt of the Guild of Cleaners and Launderers (GCL) informs LCN:...

ByNext acquires WashBox as it speeds expansion into Los Angeles market
29 March 2021 USAByNext, the leading technology-enabled home services company,...

Wolf Laundry’s Dan Riley says be prepared for 'huge spike’ after lockdown ends
25 March 2021 UKLCN caught up with Dan Riley, joint managing director of Wolf Laundry,...

Join the Worshipful Company of Launderers
25 March 2021 UKHave you considered joining the Worshipful Company of Launderers, one...

Rinnai’s comprehensive service plans offer complete peace of mind
25 March 2021 UKNow available from Rinnai, the UK leader in energy efficient hot...

Tonight’s the night: GCL/WCL monthly seminar
23 March 2021 UKA reminder that textile care professionals are invited to a virtual...

CINET invites young professionals to say ‘yep’ to YEP
19 March 2021 UKCINET’s YEP (Young Executive Professionals) Exchange Program will...

Safe back to work for hospitality with five step RFID solution
19 March 2021 UKInvoTech provides a completely contactless and safe solution for...

Hungry Wolf pounces on competitor
17 March 2021 UKCommercial laundry equipment specialist Wolf Laundry has completed...

Cherry Tree branches out with Kent acquisition
16 March 2021 UKCherry Tree Machines has acquired Kent dryers and tunnel finishers from...

Virtual ‘Exchange’ event brings suppliers and TRSA members together
11 March 2021

Henkel launches DEI scholarship and internship schemes
10 March 2021 NORTH AMERICAHenkel, the company behind washing detergent brand Persil,...

Long Beach healthcare laundry recertifies hygienically clean
10 March 2021 NORTH AMERICAMedico Professional Linen Service, a family-owned...

Ketevong certified as TRSA accreditation director
09 March 2021 NORTH AMERICATRSA recently hired Samlane Ketevong to lead its...

Backpackers guide to portable infection control in large spaces
09 March 2021 UK & IRELANDThe new Taski BP15 sprayer from Diversey enables cleaning...

TRSA kicks off on-line HR and H&S summit with virtual pub crawl
09 March 2021 NORTH AMERICAFollowing on from 2020’s successful live virtual event...

Textiles top disposables for sustainability says industry report
09 March 2021 INTERNATIONALA groundbreaking and important new report by an impressive...

All the news from an Ideal world
08 March 2021 UKThe market may be quiet at the moment but exciting things have...

Spring into action with LCN
05 March 2021 UKWith the vaccine programme gathering speed, incidents of covid-19...

Maness moves in to TRSA industry liaison role
05 March 2021 NORTH AMERICATRSA has appointed Milliken executive Alan Maness as an...

TSA’s TV times – essential viewing
05 March 2021 UKThe Textile Services Association (TSA) continues to lobby on behalf of...

Top quality towels are the touchpoint for the best guest experience
05 March 2021 UKHospitality will soon be coming out of its enforced hibernation and is...

Carbon neutral industrial strength safety glove scrubs up well
04 March 2021 UKArco, provider of safety wear and solutions for multiple sectors,...

TSA: Disappointing budget for textile care businesses – but no surprise
03 March 2021 UKDavid Stevens, CEO of the TSA (Textile Services Association) comments...

Greener still as March heralds the arrival of spring
03 March 2021 INTERNATIONALIn keeping with Kreussler’s green theme for the...

Texcare International 2021: A close encounter of the personal kind
03 March 2021 INTERNATIONALIn around nine months, exhibitors, visitors and...

HID Global extends reach into laundry management technology with acquisition of RFID specialist Invengo
03 March 2021 USA/INTERNATIONALHID Global has announced (3 March) it has acquired...

February 2021

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CINET invites textile care professionals to post-pandemic management course
26 February 2021 INTERNATIONALBe part of the first (master)class of 2021 Professional...

InvoTech Systems streamlines uniform management with state-of-the-art installation
26 February 2021 USAInvoTech Systems, a leading provider of advanced linen management,...

Free hot water delivery cost comparison report from Rinnai
25 February 2021 UKRinnai, which offers a complete range of limitless, precision...

Miele ‘de-creases’ professional laundry challenges
25 February 2021 UKThe Professional Division of Miele has announced the launch of...

TSA’s Stevens hits out a Government’s Covexit roadmap
25 February 2021 UKThe Government can chart as many roadmaps out of lockdown as it can cram...

Catch up with GCL/WCL monthly seminar
25 February 2021 UKThe Guild of Cleaners and Launderers (GCL) in conjunction with...

Lincoln Laundry laments lackadaisical Government attitude to hospitality laundries
24 February 2021 UKA laundry operator tellingly points out that although the Government...

DMU study: Coronavirus can survive on healthcare uniforms for three days
23 February 2021 UKViruses similar to the strain that causes Covid-19 can...

TRSA publishes EIU-based ‘Textile Services Market Analysis: United States, Canada’
19 February 2021 USA/CANADAForecasts for linen, uniform and facility services growth...

Miele Professional pushes for longer guarantees for commercial laundry equipment
18 February 2021 UKMiele Professional is calling on the Government to extend its plan...

Report: America’s Best Cleaners Leadership Forum
16 February 2021 USAThe sixth America’s Best Cleaners Leadership Forum wrapped up on...

Reino renews Hygienically Clean Healthcare accreditation at two laundry sites
16 February 2021 USAReino Linen Service, a second generation, family-owned and...

TRSA publishes job analysis report for laundry maintenance managers
16 February 2021 NORTH AMERICAIn a continuing effort to professionalize the linen, uniform...

Girbau and HeiQ ‘viroblock’ textiles with new antiviral/anti microbial laundering process
15 February 2021 INTERNATIONALFunctional materials innovation leader HeiQ has partnered...

New video award announced for TRSA October conference
15 February 2021 NORTH AMERICANominations are now open for the 2021 TRSA Annual Awards, to...

Carrington cements joint venture in Asia and announces growth in Europe
15 February 2021 UK/ASIA/INTERNATIONALCarrington Textiles secures joint venture in Asia...

TRSA publishes production manager’s ‘handbook, dictionary and guide’
15 February 2021 NORTH AMERICATRSA’s ‘Production Manager Job Analysis’ report, which...

Rinnai: ‘There is no plan(et) B or C
12 February 2021 Co-operation and unity of action is needed to achieve decarbonisation...

Applied Silver sanitising technology shines at Miami resort
12 February 2021 USAApplied Silver and the Carillon Miami Wellness Resort have announced...

Eco driven Barker reduces utilisation of single use plastic by 90%
12 February 2021 UKBarker Dry Cleaning & Laundry has achieved the ambitious eco targets it...

Texcare International 2021 incentive for innovative start-ups
10 February 2021 INTERNATIONALMesse Frankfurt, organiser of Texcare International 2021...

Applications invited for WCL Travelling Scholarships 2021
10 February 2021 UKThe Worshipful Company of Launderers wishes to invite applicants to...

TSA: ‘tomorrow will be a good day’
10 February 2021 UKTextile Services Association (TSA) CEO David Stevens kicked off his...

Swedish TSA wins landmark tax break for consumers using professional textile services
05 February 2021 SWEDENThe Swedish Laundry Association, Sveriges Tvätteriförbund,...

Revolutionary plastic-free, home compostable garment wrap system
05 February 2021 GERMANY/INTERNATIONALMarket leader in the field of packaging systems...

National Dry Cleaning Day celebrates pioneering Thomas Jennings
05 February 2021 USAFor the past six years, drycleaners across the USA have...

Regenex dyes 100,000 NHS Nightingale scrubs
04 February 2021 UKRegenex has been using its in-house textile dyeing expertise to...

Mission achieved! Chico, California laundry awarded Hygienically Clean certification
02 February 2021 USAMission Linen Supply, a family-owned company that has provided...

ONLINE EVENT: Look and learn with the Guild of Cleaners and Launderers
01 February 2021 UK/INTERNATIONALThe next online learning interaction from the Guild...

Revolutionary new drying system from Lavatec gives energy savings of up to 50%
01 February 2021 USA/INTERNATIONALAs the world looks to reduce CO2 emissions and...

January 2021

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Choose instant hot water with up to 30% savings on running costs
29 January 2021 UKRinnai is now offering all sites, especially healthcare laundries, a...

Textile care businesses could weigh in with calorie counters
29 January 2021 UKFor hard pressed High Street businesses and small laundries looking for...

Dash Linen: “Our business is crumbling before our eyes”
25 January 2021 UKLondon hospitality laundry Dash Linen speaks out on what lack of support...

Vision enhanced with clear re-branding
21 January 2021 UKLeading linen supplier Vision Support Services Limited has announced it...

Forbes Professional announces further expansion
21 January 2021 UKForbes Professional has this week acquired rental and maintenance...

Bug-busting yarn knocks out Covid-19
21 January 2021 USA/INTERNATIONAL UMF Corporation has announced its Micrillon yarns...

OPINION: The industry, the virus and the vaccine
21 January 2021 UKHere, Ken Cupitt of the Guild of Cleaners and Launderers gives his...

Carrington Textiles and Pincroft celebrate 130 years of UK manufacturing
19 January 2021 Lancashire-based Carrington Textiles and Pincroft are celebrating their...

Colorado laundry beetles on to renew Hygienically Clean Healthcare certification
18 January 2021 USAHospital Cooperative Laundry (HCL), with locations in Pueblo and...

Charitable Oxwash partners with Thrift+
18 January 2021 UKEco-laundry and drycleaning startup, Oxwash, today announced a...

Positivity reigns at America’s Best Cleaners Leadership Forum
14 January 2021 USA/INTERNATIONALThe America’s Best Cleaners Leadership Forums, which...

Prime Minister vetoes meeting with Hospitality Minister petitioners
14 January 2021 UKAccording to a report on the Boutique Hotelier website on Thursday...

TSA: ‘So much for green shoots of recovery’ – and new website launches
14 January 2021 UKTextile Services Association (TSA) CEO David Stevens has just issued a...

Christeyns staff support local food bank
13 January 2021 UKStaff at local hygiene chemicals manufacturer Christeyns UK helped...

Parliament’s cross party support for hospitality industry and supply chain
12 January 2021 UKUKHospitality (UKH) has welcomed Monday’s debate on the...

Maxi-Press piles on the pressure
12 January 2021 GERMANY/INTERNATIONALMaxi-Press is now producing membranes with its...

Loyal Clean Show exhibitors can reap rate lock reward for 2022
11 January 2021 USA/INTERNATIONALPrevious exhibitors of The Clean Show have an opportunity...

Rinnai pledges limitless heated water for all hygiene regimes
11 January 2021 UKRinnai continuous flow water heating units, with precision...

UKFT steps back reluctantly from representing drycleaners
08 January 2021 UK UKFT has regretfully announced that it will no longer be able to...

CINET looks forward to a positive 2021
08 January 2021 INTERNATIONALCINET announced that this year it remains “strongly committed...

French laundries demand more support from government
08 January 2021 FRANCECINET reports that, according to the French textile care...

Zoom with the Guild on 20 January
07 January 2021 UK/INTERNATIONALKenneth Cupitt, pictured, and the Guild of Cleaners...

Sunak’s latest snub for hospitality supply chain enrages TSA
07 January 2021 UKThe Textile Services Association (TSA) is incandescent with fury...

JSG chair Bill Shannon to retire in May
07 January 2021 UKJohnsons Service Group (JSG) has announced the retirement of...

Christeyns passes on industry insights to students
05 January 2021 UKLocal hygiene chemicals manufacturer Christeyns UK has been giving...

Compass Group sells US Crothall Laundry to global investment group H.I.G Capital
05 January 2021 USA TRSA, the North American association for linen rental businesses,...

Tradelinens founder calls on Government to appoint dedicated Hospitality Minister
05 January 2021 UKRobert Lancaster-Gaye, founder of Tradelinens, luxury and ethically...

Injection of hope for 2021 but it is still going to be a long, hard slog
04 January 2021 UKHappy New Year to all. Well, there is more prospect of that as we head...

December 2020

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HAVE YOURSELVES A MERRY little CHRISTMAS
22 December 2020 UK/INTERNATIONALWell, it is that time of year again, writes LCNi editor...

UKH predicts tiny green shoots of recovery pushing up in Spring
22 December 2020 UKAccording to UK Hospitality's (UKH) chief executive Kate Nicholls, in...

Hospitality laundry industry unites in fervent plea to Government for help
21 December 2020

TSA chief battles on for the industry and praises membership
18 December 2020 UKDavid Stevens, CEO of the Textile Services Association told his...

Long term surface protection against harmful bugs
18 December 2020 UKLaundry surfaces are as much under pressure from Covid-19 contamination...

Miele launches new professional detergents range
18 December 2020 UKMiele Professional recently launched its new ProCare Tex washing...

TRSA holds New Year summit for women in linen rental
18 December 2020 NORTH AMERICATRSA will begin its 2021 professional-development...

Gooding named CILT (UK) president for 2021
18 December 2020 UK The Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport in the UK (CILT(UK))...

FTCT: Support textile care workers' families financially affected by Covid-19
16 December 2020 UKThe UKFT, the trade association that represents the nation’s drycleaners...

Bright Little Stars shine on Little Giants to wash away a day of play
16 December 2020 UKBright Little Stars Nursery, in Harrow, North London, provides...

Best Cleaners wraps up warm for Salvation Army charity coat drive
16 December 2020 USAThe ‘Coats For Connecticut’ collection wraps up 2020 with 11,000...

2021 What Van? Awards winners announced
14 December 2020 UKTextile care businesses considering additional or replacement pick-up...

Allegiant Linen Services achieves Hygienically Clean certification for healthcare
14 December 2020 USAAllegiant Linen Services, LLC, a locally-owned and -operated...

Rinnai offers free survey, data report and system plans for hot water delivery
10 December 2020 UKRinnai is offering all commercial laundries free surveys, reports...

TSA partners with worldwide textiles association PCIAW to push re-usable PPE drive
09 December 2020 UK/INTERNATIONALThe Textiles Services Association (TSA) is partnering...

Christeyns’ laundry division revamped to enhance service
09 December 2020 UKChemicals manufacturer and supplier Christeyns has reorganised its...

TSA: ‘Killer cash flow’ could destroy UK laundries and cost 24,000 jobs
09 December 2020 UK“Dire” is the word David Stevens, CEO of the Textile Services...

Remote 3D uniform sizing technology measures up
09 December 2020 USA/INTERNATIONALA remote uniform measuring solution which has...

Christeyns UK appoints Neil Jones as MD as Nick Garthwaite retires after 10 years
08 December 2020 UKBradford-based Christeyns UK managing director Nick Garthwaite is...

TRSA’s interactive sales and marketing summit scales new heights
08 December 2020 NORTH AMERICATRSA recently hosted its annual Marketing & Sales Summit...

TSA:  Reusable PPE gowns get Government green light – potentially saving NHS £1bn+ a year
02 December 2020 UKThe Textile Services Association welcomes the news today from...

It’s curtains for excessive drapes laundry sanitising costs
02 December 2020 UKA new product, Shield Plus, promises to slash the costs in hotels...

Klopman StePs up with sustainable certification in Jakarta
01 December 2020 INTERNATIONALEight years after its creation, KAI (Klopman Argo...

Electrolux aims to reduce firefighters’ exposure to harmful toxins
01 December 2020 UKThe Times, in a report published o 23 November highlighted concerns...

Maxi-Press claims first antibacterial membranes for water extraction presses
01 December 2020 INTERNATIONALMAXI‐PRESS presents what it claims to be the world's...

ABSCI: Survival of the smartest beyond 2020 webinar airs
01 December 2020 UKThe Guild of Cleaners and Launderers (GCL) and the Association of...

Management buyout at Reino Linen Services preserves family business’s legacy
01 December 2020 NORTH AMERICARecent news from the Textile Rental Services Association...

November 2020

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The Achille Serre Story. Can you help?
30 November 2020 UKLCN has received requests from two different readers for information on...

Guild webinar to address textile care issues
30 November 2020 UKThe evening of Tuesday, 8 December has been announced as the time to...

Disruptor Oxwash ‘proud and embarrassed’ as it launches app
26 November 2020 UKOxwash the laundry and drycleaning startup set on disrupting...

Kannegeisser UK’s Stuart Rigby retires after 41 years in the industry
26 November 2020 UKAfter more than 40 years working within the laundry industry,...

All change at ETSA as Lai takes over as secretary general
26 November 2020 EUROPEIt’s all change at the European Textile Services Association...

Bierholm launches hotel Green Deal Network for linen transparency
20 November 2020 EUROPEBierholm, which manufactures and supplies performance...

STAHL defies pandemic in 111th year
20 November 2020 INTERNATIONAL/GERMANYAs LCNi celebrates ist 135th year, it is good to...

Rinnai promises limitless supply of temperature accurate hot water with 24/7 support
18 November 2020 UKRinnai continues to offer full services for all sectors coping and...

ALM hybrid conference makes a big IMPACT with visitors
17 November 2020 NORTH AMERICALike most things for 2020, this year’s IMPACT Conference was...

What Van? Awards diary date
17 November 2020 UKTextile care businesses looking to upgrade their van fleet, make a...

Pony powers ahead with solar production plant
17 November 2020 ITALYPony, the drycleaning finishing equipment manufacturer, has not...

Government grant schemes for lockdown-affected small businesses come on stream
16 November 2020 UKUKFT, the trade association for retail drycleaners, is pointing...

Ecolab emphasises the importance of laundry hygiene in second wave of Covid-19
13 November 2020 UK/INTERNATONALEcolab is highlighting the importance of laundry hygiene...

TSA gets shot in the arm from Covid-19 vaccination hope
12 November 2020 UKTextile Services Association (TSA) CEO David Stevens has sent out a...

Atlanta Clean Show 2021 postponed to 2022
12 November 2020 INTERNATIONAL/USAMesse Frankfurt announced, 12 November, that the...

UK space-age laundry startup, Oxwash, nets CINET Global Best Practice Award
12 November 2020 UK/INTERNATIONALThe judges at the Cinet Global Best Practices Awards...

Gallagher Uniform wears food safety accreditation well
11 November 2020 USAGallagher Uniform, a fourth-and fifth-generation family-owned and...

First Texcare France moves to 2023 with regional forums planned for 2021
10 November 2020 FRANCE/INTERNATIONAL At the end of 2018, the France-based exhibition,...

Not long to go: TRSA sales summit next week
10 November 2020 NORTH AMERICATRSA’s operator members and associate supplier partners...

Domus outlines best practice for care home laundries
10 November 2020 INTERNATIONALDomus, which supplies laundry solutions into care...

Cinet’s live-streamed GBPawards attracts more than 1500 viewers globally
09 November 2020 INTERNATIONALThe Cinet Global Best Practices Awards 2020 Programme...

CINET rewards best practice at its groundbreaking live-streamed GBPA event
06 November 2020 INTERNATIONALUK, France and USA businesses cleaned up with top trophies...

CASE STUDY: Testorp/Beirholm collaboration enables 80% growth in laundry capacity
06 November 2020 GERMANYA joint collaboration between flat linen supplier Beirholm, and...

St Croix Linen first in Minnesota to earn Hygienically Clean certification
04 November 2020 USASt Croix Linen, an independent laundry serving the Minneapolis-St....

Ecolab’s Beck steps up to CEO from January 2021
04 November 2020 USAEcolab has announced that Christophe Beck, Ecolab’s president and COO,...

Rinnai launches Nexus scale inhibitor system
03 November 2020 UKRinnai UK, offering instant, continuous, limitless and sensibly...

Elis establishes group CSR committee and expands board
03 November 2020 INTERNATIONALElis, the international multi-service provider offering...

CINET global awards ceremony streaming live from Interclean
03 November 2020 INTERNATIONALThere is only one day to go before judging on the Cinet...

October 2020

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Laundryheap on-demand platform launches eco-bike pick-up
29 October 2020 UK/INTERNATIONALLaundryheap’s on-demand laundry and dry-cleaning service...

Hotel sector faces difficult four years, according to industry expert
29 October 2020 UKThe UK hotel sector could take four years to return to pre-pandemic...

Swansea company develops automated disinfection robots
29 October 2020 UKState-of-the-art robots that can automatically sanitise a whole...

Silvertek’s FDA-listed antimicrobial masks send viruses off
29 October 2020 USA Polygiene partner Silvertek® has taken its mask design a step...

Shasta Linen Supply CEO elected as first female chair for TRSA
23 October 2020 NORTH AMERICAUPDATED STORY: Noël Hammer Richardson, president, CEO and...

Elis reports Q3 saw improved markets and revenue globally
23 October 2020 INTERNATIONALThird quarter 2020 global revenue figures to 30 September...

Italian Navy recognises Renzacci sanitisation genius
21 October 2020 ITALY Renzacci is supplying the Italian Navy with its i-Genius 2.0...

Ideal steps up to ensure fair pay for its staff as an accredited Living Wage employer
20 October 2020 UKDetermined to ensure its workforce is getting a fair deal on pay,...

TRSA turns the page on to a new Chapter in the Middle East
20 October 2020 INTERNATIONALTRSA has launched a website, me.trsa.org, for its new...

COVID CASE STUDY: Tibard rides the rollercoaster and ends up on top
19 October 2020 UKLCN asked textile care businesses to get in touch and tell their...

Dempsey doubles up with renewal of Hygienically Clean certifications
19 October 2020 USADempsey Uniform and Linen Supply Inc. of Jessup, Pennsylvania.,...

Disruptor Laundrapp refreshes brand by giving the finger to traditional laundry practices
19 October 2020 UKThe on-demand laundry app, Laundrapp, is targeting new users by...

Christeyns plays key role in Bradford Manufacturing Weeks
16 October 2020 UKBradford based chemicals manufacturer Christeyns has joined other local...

Henkel elevates Wolpert to head up laundry and home care division
16 October 2020 NORTH AMERICAHenkel, a leading manufacturer of well-known laundry...

Kona Cleaners celebrates 70th anniversary
16 October 2020 USAKona Cleaners claims to have been the best drycleaner in Costa...

CINET gears up for its online GBAP Awards
16 October 2020 INTERNATIONALFor CINET, says CEO Peter Wennekes, 2019 and 2020 were marked...

Industry veteran Pabalan marches over to Lavatec as region sales manager
15 October 2020 USAAs part of an organisational restructuring aimed at strengthening...

All change at Lapauw as company streamlines operations and builds 'war room'
15 October 2020 INTERNATIONAL Referring to the impact of Covid-19 and the departure...

Electrolux Professional finishes in style with new Line 6000 flat work ironer
14 October 2020 UK/INTERNATIONALElectrolux Professional has unveiled a new range of flat...

Rinnai offers full support for NHS and key sectors hot water provision
14 October 2020 UKRinnai offers a full range of continuous flow water heating...

Leading textile companies’ sustainable scheme puts reused bed linen in the bag
14 October 2020 INTERNATIONALLeading suppliers of hotel textiles in Europe, the...

ABS warns textile care businesses to protect ICT infrastructures from hacking attacks
13 October 2020 INTERNATIONAL Businesses worldwide are being targeted with ransomware...

TSA: Industry on its knees and the Government is not listening
13 October 2020 UKGovernment inaction has left the commercial hospitality laundry industry...

LCNi: Share your story with us
09 October 2020 UK/INTERNATIONALLCNi editor Kathy Bowry would very much like to hear...

CINET lifetime award for The Japan Textile Care Institution’s Shimenoki
09 October 2020 INTERNATIONALAhead of the CINET Global Best Practices Awards (GBPA)...

TRSA presents important global textile services market analysis
09 October 2020 INTERNATIONALA report commissioned by the TRSA on the global textile...

Klopman recycles more than 8 milion plastic bottles into greenwear fabrics
08 October 2020 EUROPEKlopman, European producer of fabrics for workwear, has...

TRSA Healthcare Conference beaming out December will shine a light on Covid-19 impact
07 October 2020

Vikas Shah comments on ‘dramatic change’, ‘innovative new practices’ in the face of Covid-19
07 October 2020 UKLCN caught up with Vikas Shah MBE, managing director and CEO of the...

TRSA focuses on core deliverables strategy to maximise member value
02 October 2020 NORTH AMERICATRSA, the Association for Linen, Uniform and Facility...

Baldwin’s non-contact spray technology textiles finishing systems at virtual show
02 October 2020 USATextile care professionals keen to learn about new technologies...

Ramiro Gordillo appointed general manager of Girbau Mexico
02 October 2020 MEXICOGirbau has appointed Ramiro Gordillo as general manager of the...

September 2020

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‘Agile’ luxury softwear supplier protects business with face masks
30 September 2020 UKFacemasks from BC Softwear, the family-run company that has been...

Emerald sparkles with Hygienically Clean certification
30 September 2020 USAEmerald Textiles, a healthcare linen provider serving the West...

TRSA’s virtual marketing & sales summit promises maximum engagement
30 September 2020 NORTH AMERICATRSA’s operator members and associate supplier partners...

LCN Reader Offer: 10% off Aquapak’s soluble laundry bags
25 September 2020 UKLCN is delighted to be teaming up with Aquapak Polymers to offer...

New Government Covid-19 job support package summarised
25 September 2020 UKFollowing the announcement of Chancellor Rishi Sunak’s package of...

HSE bulletin released on Legionella following Midlands outbreak
25 September 2020 UKThe Health & Safety Executive released a bulletin this week alerting to...

TSA asks ‘Could ‘clean’ healthcare uniforms be Covid-19 carriers?’
25 September 2020 UKThe Textile Services Association (TSA) is backing urgent calls for...

Tucci moves to Superior Laundry Equipment
22 September 2020 USACommercial distributor Superior Laundry Equipment Co. has appointed...

A first for California as Magic Laundry achieves Hygienically Clean Hospitality certification
22 September 2020 USAMagic Laundry Services, an independently-owned laundry serving...

Premier Inn warns that 6,000 jobs are at risk
22 September 2020 UKWhitbread, which owns the Premier Inn brand, has warned that 6,000 jobs...

PureStar appoints Herington CEO
22 September 2020 NORTH AMERICAPureStar, reputedly North America’s foremost provider of...

Luxury hospitality linen provider opens up to consumer market with designer, 5-star hotel quality offering
18 September 2020 UKTradelinens has launched what it describes as a pioneering...

Mobile pay system goes live from DexterLive
18 September 2020 Laundry owners running coin-op and OPL businesses around the world...

JLA’s ozone system removes all traces of Covid-19 in DMU study of infected laundry
18 September 2020 UKTreating coronavirus-infected laundry with a professional ozone...

Regenex reports ‘green shoots’ upturn in post-lockdown laundry sector
18 September 2020 UKCommercial linen stain removal specialist, Regenex, is back in...

Web upgrade, alerts and new publications and ideas from GCL
15 September 2020 UKIn its September newsletter The Guild of Cleaners and Launderers (GCL)...

Crown Linen Services renews for Hygienically Clean Healthcare
15 September 2020

Canada’s SRS engineers solutions for all your hang-ups
15 September 2020 NORTH AMERICASRS Conveyors’ garment rail systems feature automatic...

Rinnai: Get winter ready with limitless supply of temperature controlled hot water
14 September 2020 UKTextile care operators can easily be winter ready with a limitless...

Time is running out to register for CINET Global Best Practices Awards 2020
11 September 2020 INTERNATIONAL/UKCINET is reminding textile care businesses in all...

Drycleaners: communication is everything, says Caraselle
11 September 2020 UKProffering a helping hand to drycleaner and wetcleaner retail shop...

Re-use waste water to save money with Aquatherm Micro system
11 September 2020 Aquatherm has been designing and building laundry energy and water...

Kalamazoo laundry re-certifies Clean Green in six locations
11 September 2020 USAKalamazoo, Michigan-based Continental Linen Service (CLS)...

Polygiene ViralOff proven effective against Covid-19
09 September 2020 INTERNATIONALIn the first test ever using the ISO method* on the...

Holzer elected ETSA’s new president
09 September 2020 INTERNATIONALAndreas Holzer, a member of bardusch group’s business...

TSA chief notes some optimism in face of Covid-19 crisis
09 September 2020 UKThe latest update from David Stevens, CEO, the Textile Services...

Vision Support Services launches new sustainable textiles brand
03 September 2020 UKThe new September-launched ecopure product range from Vision...

Christeyns goes back to school with hand hygiene project
03 September 2020 UKChemicals manufacturer Christeyns UK has been helping schools in its...

Balfurd scores a Hygienically Clean double whammy
03 September 2020 USABalfurd Linen Services, a family-owned linen provider serving the needs...

Hat trick of webinars from TSA headlined by WTSC event
03 September 2020 UKThree exciting webinars are planned by the Textile Services...

Meetings in London? UKFT has space for you
02 September 2020 UKUKFT, the trade association for the fashion trade and drycleaning...

Fulton sacrifices gross margins to benefit struggling key sectors
02 September 2020 UKWith its management team constantly reviewing the performance of the...

HLAC monitoring webinar now available online
02 September 2020 US/INTERNATIONALThe Healthcare Laundry Accreditation Council (HLAC) is...

Laundrapp offers 50% discount to teachers and school staff
02 September 2020 UKLaundrapp, the on-demand laundry service, is offering a 50% back to...

August 2020

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Rinnai: Precision controlled temperature is the new normal
27 August 2020 UKHot water temperature precision and control are now being stated as...

ISO certified antiviral finish for workwear fabrics from Carrington Textiles
25 August 2020 UKCarrington Textiles has successfully obtained the ISO...

RoSPA fleet safety award for CLEAN Slough
25 August 2020 UKCLEAN’s Slough Laundry has been awarded a RoSPA Silver Fleet Safety...

Study unmasks worries that face coverings can adversely affect social distancing
25 August 2020 UKWearing face masks can adversely affect attitudes towards...

Global laundry detergent report 2020-2024 out now
24 August 2020 INTERNATIONALThe Laundry Detergent for Institutional/Commercial...

Guild shares 'workwear in laundry processing' seminar
24 August 2020 UKThe Guild of Cleaners and Launderers (GCL) announces the latest...

Ongoing impact of Covid-19 on the US textile care industry
24 August 2020 USATRSA recently fielded a webinar for its members that focused on...

Denman Linen Services renews its Hygienically Clean Healthcare certification
24 August 2020 USADenman Linen Services, provider of institutional laundering...

Laundrapp: UK workers miss office banter
24 August 2020 UKA YouGov poll of over 2,000 UK adults for on-demand laundry...

LCNi: Share your pandemic story
21 August 2020 UK/INTERNATIONALLCNi editor Kathy Bowry would very much like to hear...

Girbau North America welcomes Tyler Willman
21 August 2020 NORTH AMERICATyler Willman, of Oshkosh, Wisconsin, recently joined...

Pellerin Milnor Corporation hands highest accolade to top dealer TLC TriState
21 August 2020 USAFor more than 70 years, Pellerin Milnor’s dealer network has...

TSA offers virtual HACCP training
21 August 2020 UKAs part of Textile Services Association (TSA) support for the...

Special feature: A guide to commercial mortgages during the Pandemic
19 August 2020 UKThe financial health of UK SMEs is a hot topic at the moment for...

TCATA discount for Clean Show 2021 exhibitors
19 August 2020 USATCATA, the Textile Care Allied Trades Association, is reminding...

Unitex plants earn Hygienically Clean Healthcare certification
19 August 2020 NORTH AMERICAUnitex Textile Rental Services, Inc.’s Hartford,...

Rinnai offers restart kits for businesses coming out of lockdown
19 August 2020 UKNow readily available from Rinnai are restart/spares kits for all...

Obituary – Mervyn Davies
19 August 2020 UKMervyn Davies, for many years the public face of Polymark and later,...

Self-employment income support scheme opens for second round of applications
17 August 2020 UKUKFT, the trade body representing retail drycleaners and wetcleaners,...

Tibard takes the guesswork out of uniform sizing
17 August 2020 UKTibard, the uniform and chefwear manufacturer, including flagship...

CINET GBP Awards: September deadline looms
17 August 2020 INTERNATIONALThere is just under one month to enter the CINET Global...

ALM to stage hybrid IMPACT conference in November
12 August 2020 NORTH AMERICAIn a statement released this week, the Association for...

Register now for HLAC webinar on healthcare laundry monitoring
12 August 2020 NORTH AMERICAThe Healthcare Laundry Accreditation Council (HLAC) is hosting...

TSA: New hygiene certification scheme enables hospitality laundries to service NHS and care homes
12 August 2020 UKA new hygiene certification scheme means hospitality laundries can help...

Covid-19 impacts Jensen Group H1 revenue
12 August 2020 INTERNATIONALDue to the impact of Covid-19 on its customers, the...

Carrington’s new palette of on-trend colours for poly-cotton Teredo
11 August 2020 INTERNATIONALIn response to customers demand for more on-trend colours...

Rinnai hot water units now with complete service plans to ensure continuous flow
11 August 2020 UKNow available from Rinnai, the UK leader in energy efficient hot...

UKFT advises on new redundancy protection legislation
11 August 2020 UKSince 31 July, workers made redundant while on furlough are...

Fulton launches intelligent steam boiler sequencing control system
11 August 2020 UKProcess steam and heat transfer specialist Fulton has launched SCOPE,...

EDRO celebrates record safety at work run
11 August 2020 USAWasher extractor and tumble dryer manufacturer The EDRO Corporation...

Thermotex optimises laundry processes
06 August 2020 GERMANY/INTERNATIONALGerman company Thermotex, which has been...

Alsco achieves Hygiencially Clean Healthcare certification
06 August 2020 USAAlsco Inc, the international linen and uniform-rental provider...

UKFT releases list of international guidelines for companies making face coverings
06 August 2020 UK/INTERNATIONALIn response to the huge growth in the use of face...

TRSA report plots industry’s path to recovery from Covid-19
06 August 2020 NORTH AMERICAAnticipated impacts of the economic shifts created by...

Clean cleans up with its eighth RoSPA Gold Medal
05 August 2020 UKLaundry supplier Clean has been awarded its eighth consecutive RoSPA...

DLAI provides guidance and help for India’s textile care operators
05 August 2020 INDIASrinivas Rao, general secretary of the DLAI (Drycleaners and...

July 2020

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Tinker of Gurtler earns ‘TRSA Maglin/Biggie lifetime award
30 July 2020 USASteve Tinker, senior vice president, research & development and...

Aid to Hospitals cooperative renews Hygienically Clean certification
30 July 2020 USAAid to Hospitals Inc, a cooperative association that provides laundry...

Laundrapp lobs stink bomb at smelly lockdown Brits
30 July 2020 On-demand laundry service Laundrapp has unearthed some disturbing results...

Elis publishes ‘very good’ H1 2020 results despite pandemic
30 July 2020 INTERNATIONALElis, the international multi-service provider,...

New antimicrobial yarns for healthcare and hospitality textiles
29 July 2020 USAUMF Corporation, which researches and develops high-performance...

CleanaFi provides complete solutions for dry/wetcleaners
29 July 2020 UK/INTERNATIONALCleanaFi International is the exclusive distributor for...

Thousands of hotel jobs at risk of redundancy
29 July 2020 UK/INTERNATIONALA report on Boutique Hotelier website (27 July) by its...

Dates announced for first Greek textile care exhibition
29 July 2020 GREECEEvents promoter MGMEDIAEXPO is working on the first exhibition...

HLAC webinar on the importance of monitoring in healthcare laundries
29 July 2020 NORTH AMERICAThe Healthcare Laundry Accreditation Council (HLAC) is hosting...

Timely best practice guidance for OPL from Christeyns
29 July 2020 UKMark Drinkall, Christeyns professional hygiene national sales...

Family owned healthcare laundry renews Hygienically Clean certification
22 July 2020 USANorthwest Health Care Linen Service, a family-owned and...

Fill – an eco concept with plenty of bottle
22 July 2020 UK Phillip (Phill) Kalli, from family run British professional...

Drycleaning: Signs of the Covid-19 times
22 July 2020 UKIt is good to see that the national mainstream press has finally picked...

Carrington reengineers NFPA 2112 compliant flame retardant fabrics
22 July 2020 UK/INTERNATIONALCarrington Textiles has announced the NFPA 2112...

TRSA amends professional development and conference schedule for remainder of 2020
21 July 2020 NORTH AMERICAThroughout the late spring and summer, TRSA has seen...

HSE releases advice on disinfecting large workplaces during pandemic
21 July 2020 UKThe Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has today released advice...

Cost cutting lesson for hotel OPL operations
21 July 2020 UK/INTERNATIONALA guest post on the Hydrofinity website by LTC...

Felicitations to Klopman, three times winner of Industria Felix award
21 July 2020 ITALYKlopman, a leading European company in the production of fabrics...

Make a million masks a day courtesy of German engineering
21 July 2020 GERMANYBICMA Hygiene Technologie GmbH, which has been part of the W+D...

HLAC launches alternative inspection delivery process during pandemic
17 July 2020 USAThe Healthcare Laundry Accreditation Council (HLAC) is making available...

TSA chief tentatively asserts ‘the worst may be behind us’
17 July 2020 UKDavid Stevens, Textile Services Association (TSA) CEO released...

Little Giants take big steps forward in a small footprint
17 July 2020 UKA major overhaul to Miele Professional’s Little Giants range has packed...

Fulton steams in with boiler restart package
15 July 2020 UK/INTERNATONALLeading heat transfer specialist, Fulton is all too aware...

Brilliant Brill awarded TRSA Operator Lifetime Achievement honour
14 July 2020 USA/NORTH AMERICAThe executive committee of TRSA’s board of...

General Linen Service re-certified Clean Green
14 July 2020 USAGeneral Linen Service, headquartered in Somersworth, New...

Girbau/Elisava tie-up creates versatile new material from laundry waste
14 July 2020 SPAINElisava University and Girbau are looking into possible uses for a...

Rest assured: TSA/UKH Covid-19 linen pledge for re-opening hotels and restaurants
14 July 2020 UKThe Textile Services Association (TSA) has partnered with UK...

Interclean Amsterdam: Here, there and everywhere
10 July 2020 INTERNATIONALInterclean in Amsterdam in November is breaking new ground as...

Richard Hawarth blog logs best practice linen hygiene advice for hoteliers
09 July 2020 UKRichard Hawarth, which supplies linens to hotels such as...

ABSCI member launches the tested quality seal for community masks
09 July 2020 UKIn an effort to provide its clients with an evident proof of compliance...

TSA highlights some positives as the hospitality sector wakes up after lockdown
08 July 2020 UKThe Textile Services Association (TSA) has sent out its twelfth update...

Five jewels in Crown Health Care Laundry portfolio recertified hygienically clean
06 July 2020 USCrown Health Care Laundry Services recertifies five laundries...

Healthcare guidance: RFID transponders on garments used in MRI scans
06 July 2020 UK/INTERNATIONALBefore attaching RFID transponders to garments likely to...

Electrolux Professional’s augmented reality app for contact-free maintenance
06 July 2020 UKElectrolux Professional has trained Two Pairs of Eyes on laundry...

TSA sends SOS to Government to aid sinking laundries
03 July 2020 UKThe Textile Services Association’ (TSA) is keeping up the pressure on...

Get on board with NS Media Group’s ‘RPA as a service’ virtual event
03 July 2020 UK/INTERNATIONALNS Media Group, which publishes LCNi and New Statesman,...

Hydrofinity goes on the offensive against Covid-19
02 July 2020 INTERNATIONALAs the Covid-19 health crisis rapidly swept across the...

Rinnai introduces remote monitoring for hot water delivery cf systems
02 July 2020 UKRinnai, the UK leader in continuous flow hot water delivery systems,...

TSA: A heartfelt cry to the Government for help for 28,000 laundry workers
01 July 2020 UKEven the Government agrees that laundries need help – but still it...

Tibard lands Wellcome starring role
01 July 2020 UKFollowing on from our story, 17 April*, about hospitality...

Special offer on GCL e-learning modules available now
01 July 2020 UKThe guild of Cleaners and Launderers (GCL) is offering a deal on...

Elis shareholders approve 2019 financial statements
01 July 2020 FRANCE/INTERNATIONALElis’ shareholders approved the 2019 financial...

June 2020

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Seller beware: take a breather before putting your business on the market
26 June 2020 UKIt is a sad fact of life that the Covid-19 outbreak has left...

Ecolab launches multilevel laundry protection as laundries reopen
25 June 2020 INTERNATIONALEcolab has developed an integrated solution to ensure safe...

Mangini appointed president elect of ALM board as Bott moves up to top role
25 June 2020 USAJames Mangini, RLLD, will join the Association for Linen Management...

Table-topping advice from Christeyns as hospitality reopens
24 June 2020 UKLinen rental businesses have a strong card up their sleeves when it...

CINET spins webinars to help businesses catch new customers
24 June 2020 INTERNATIONALCINET is hosting two free webinars for commercial laundries...

Atlanta Clean Show 2021 now open for booth booking
24 June 2020 INTERNATIONALThe Clean Show has announced that it is now accepting...

Utah laundry sees light at the end of a Lavatec tunnel system
24 June 2020 USAOne laundry operator in Salt Lake City, Utah, is determined not to...

Kannegeisser ETECH upgrades its rail technology in Japanese laundry
23 June 2020 JAPANKannegiesser ETECH recently completed a successful eVue...

David Hart: Obituary
23 June 2020 UKDavid Hart, past master and treasurer of the Worshipful Company...

Girbau’s Sapphire-linked Covid-19 disinfection package is a real gem
19 June 2020 INTERNATIONALGirbau Global Laundry Solutions (Girbau) recently developed...

Christeyns is ‘tank full’ for increased chemicals and water storage capacity
18 June 2020 UKNew holding tanks have been installed at Christeyns Bradford...

Latest ironer from GMP balances budget and productivity
18 June 2020 INTERNATIONALNew from GMP is the company’s latest ironer, the...

Two more laundries join Hygienically Clean hall of fame
18 June 2020 USACrown Health Care Laundry Services, the Pensacola, Fl-based...

Vision’s ‘More Than Clean’ linen offers peace of mind to reawakening hotel sector
18 June 2020 INTERNATIONALIn response to the coronavirus pandemic, hotel brands around...

Elis obtains waiver on pending bank covenant tests
18 June 2020 INTERNATIONALInternational multiservice provider Elis, textile, hygiene...

TSA continues to fight and lobby for ‘incredible’ industry
17 June 2020 UKUKThe Textile Service Association (TSA) continues to press the...

Flat linen supplier Dibella wins Textile Exchange bronze again
17 June 2020 INTERNATIONALWith sustainable procurement becoming ever-more important to...

Pro-active council helps put Acorns of Lancashire in the limelight
17 June 2020 UKAs businesses begin to reopen, one council has taken a proactive step...

TSA breakthrough: Government working with laundry industry to provide reusable PPE solution for NHS and healthcare sector
16 June 2020 UKThe PPE gown shortage crisis may finally be getting sorted out, thanks to...

English Fine Cottons calls for help in making face covers for NHS
15 June 2020 UKUKFT reveals that English Fine Cottons is searching for UK manufacturers...

TRSA announces inaugural workwear and facility services conference
15 June 2020 USATRSA, the Association for Linen, Uniform and Facility Services, is...

Small businesses need to diversify to survive
15 June 2020 UK/EUROPEThe Federation of Small Businesses (FSB)’s recent report,...

TSA: Laundry industry “totally ignored by government”
12 June 2020 UKTSA CEO deplores lack of engagement with Government as he warns that...

Léon Wennekes leaves CINET and the industry
12 June 2020 INTERNATIONALLeon Wennekes, secretary general of CINET, is stepping down...

Care providers opt for Miele laundry equipment after merger
12 June 2020 UKAnchor Hanover continues its long-term relationship with commercial...

Rinnai offers cost comparison report on hot water delivery solutions for any site
12 June 2020 UKLatest service innovation from Rinnai is a complete cost comparison...

Free post-Covid-19 sustainability webinar from CINET
11 June 2020 INTERNATIONALCINET is presenting sector specific webinars entitled...

Carrington’s Tomboy thrives in a tough working environment
11 June 2020 UKCarrington Textiles’ Tomboy textile, designed for production of tough,...

Fulton steams in to Elis Southampton super laundry
11 June 2020 UKElis has called on Fulton www.fulton.co.uk to provide the steam power...

Flexible furloughing starts from 1 July
11 June 2020 UKThe Coronavirus Job Retention or Furlough Scheme is changing to a...

TRSA teams with energy and water conservation expert for improved laundry efficiencies
09 June 2020 USA Kemco Systems Co., LLC ( https://www.kemcosystems.com/), a...

CINET awards go ahead in November in Amsterdam and online
09 June 2020 INTERNATIONALIn view of the postponement of Texcare International...

Laundromats are essential in Covid-19 crisis, says CLA
08 June 2020 USAThe Coin Laundry Association in the United States has put out a video...

New joint report on microfibre pollution from household laundry
08 June 2020 UKResearchers from Northumbria University working in partnership with...

Laundry app launches Mumsnet campaign
08 June 2020 The on-demand laundry app, Laundrapp, recently acquired by group...

Bryant Plastics gets on the road supplying the NHS
05 June 2020 UKBryant Plastics is soldiering on during the Covid-19 crisis...

Global demand for disposable healthcare linen set to rise, says report
05 June 2020 INTERNATIONALAccording to a story aired on Yahoo, 4 June, from...

Electrolux Professional unveils comprehensive cleaning and hygiene guidelines
04 June 2020 UK Electrolux Professional has launched a comprehensive advisory...

SoCom consigns tally lists to the dustbin of history
04 June 2020 INTERNATIONALGerman textile care sector software specialist SoCom,...

Lavatec mourns loss of Erik de Vuyst
03 June 2020 Erik de Vuyst, Lavatec Laundry Technology’s senior field service engineer...

Free facemasks for UKFT members
02 June 2020 UKUKFT members and manufacturers can apply for 50 free face masks per...

Segregating safely on the ironer line courtesy of A R Materials Handling
02 June 2020 UKA R Materials Handling has designed and developed segregation screens...

1 metre distancing could pave way for hospitality to unlock
02 June 2020 UK/INTERNATIONALAn article published in The Lancet on 1 June* analyses...

Fishers’ Perth site falls victim to Covid-19 closure with up to 84 redundancies
01 June 2020 UKFishers has confirmed its Perth laundry will close with immediate...

May 2020

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London launderette goes contactless with new web app
29 May 2020 UKAn environmentally focused launderette in King’s Cross has launched a...

JSG to raise £85 million as hospitality revenue takes hit from Covid-19
29 May 2020 UKRuncorn-based textiles services giant Johnson Service Group plc (JSG)...

App allows textile care operatives to offer easy kerbside pick-up/drop off
28 May 2020 INTERNATIONALCleanCloud is introducing what is says is an industry first...

Touchless payment for vended laundry rooms limits contact with Covid-19
28 May 2020 USAPayRange, the leading network for everyday purchases, has been selected...

TSA: Driving for hospitality status for hospitality laundries
28 May 2020 UKFollowing various webinars and consultation with operators in the...

Christeyns spreads a little kindness in Mental Health Awareness Week
27 May 2020 UKCovid-19 is a stressful time for many so Mental Health Awareness Week...

CINET platform disseminates Covid-19 advice globally
27 May 2020 INTERNATIONALAt the start of the Covis-19 pandemic, CINET...

Ideal Manufacturing looks to the future in the ‘new normal’
21 May 2020 UKLike many companies up and down the land, Ideal Manufacturing is looking...

Laundry solution launches for small businesses with high laundry load demands
21 May 2020 UKElectrolux Professional has unveiled its latest laundry solution for...

Inwatec invites textile care professionals to view its Virtual Laundrynerds’ expert session on its advanced stack storage and pack-out system
21 May 2020 INTERNATIONALSelf-styled ‘laundrynerds’ (they live and...

CanDo can do industrially washable face masks
20 May 2020 UKAmid the COVID-19 outbreak, Swansea commercial laundry CanDo...

TRSA annual conference to stage in in October
20 May 2020 USATRSA will host its 107th Annual Conference 20-22 October at The...

TSA calls for smaller independents to sign up
20 May 2020 UKDavid Stevens, CEO of the Textile Services Association (TSA) is...

Texcare International 2020 postponed to end of 2021
20 May 2020 INTERNATIONALUPDATED STORYMesse Frankfurt has announced that...

Move up to limitless hot water on demand
20 May 2020 UKRinnai continuous flow hot water delivery units and systems can...

SafeGroup launches Back to Business Covid-19 disinfection and testing
20 May 2020 UKSafeGroup, the independent emergency soft FM service provider, has...

Guild looks into shielding
19 May 2020 UKThe Guild of Cleaners and Launderers (GCL) has been...

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