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Klopman StePs up with sustainable certification in Jakarta
01 December, 2020
INTERNATIONALEight years after its creation, KAI (Klopman Argo...
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Electrolux aims to reduce firefighters’ exposure to harmful toxins
Tuesday, December 01, 2020 by UKThe Times, in a report published o 23 November highlighted concerns by scientists who have called for urgent action to protect firefighters from cancer after research found that...

Maxi-Press claims first antibacterial membranes for water extraction presses
Tuesday, December 01, 2020 by INTERNATIONALMAXI‐PRESS presents what it claims to be the world's first antibacterial membrane for all common water extraction presses in laundries from the start of next year....

ABSCI: Survival of the smartest beyond 2020 webinar airs
Tuesday, December 01, 2020 by UKThe Guild of Cleaners and Launderers (GCL) and the Association of Suppliers to the British Clothing Industry (ABSCI) is reminding textile care professionals about its first free...

Management buyout at Reino Linen Services preserves family business’s legacy
Tuesday, December 01, 2020 by NORTH AMERICARecent news from the Textile Rental Services Association for North America, TRSA, announced that Reino Linen Service, Gibsonburg, Ohio, has finalsed the private sale of...

The Achille Serre Story. Can you help?
Monday, November 30, 2020 by UKLCN has received requests from two different readers for information on a book published in 2006 called The Achille Serre Story. Achille Serre was a Parisian ribbon dyer who came...

Guild webinar to address textile care issues
Monday, November 30, 2020 by UKThe evening of Tuesday, 8 December has been announced as the time to drop in on the Guild of Cleaners and Launderers (GCL) as it airs a webinar on ‘Current Issues of Textile Care’.

Disruptor Oxwash ‘proud and embarrassed’ as it launches app
Thursday, November 26, 2020 by UKOxwash the laundry and drycleaning startup set on disrupting the traditional industry and attracting the custom of millennials, both consumer and business, today announced that it...

Kannegeisser UK’s Stuart Rigby retires after 41 years in the industry
Thursday, November 26, 2020 by UKAfter more than 40 years working within the laundry industry, Kannegiesser UK’s Stuart Rigby, has retired. Over the past 22 years, Rigby has developed and been responsible for...

All change at ETSA as Lai takes over as secretary general
Thursday, November 26, 2020 by EUROPEIt’s all change at the European Textile Services Association (ETSA) with immediate effect as long time secretary general Robert Long steps down after 25 years to open the door...

Bierholm launches hotel Green Deal Network for linen transparency
Friday, November 20, 2020 by EUROPEBierholm, which manufactures and supplies performance textiles containing its BeirTex®* technology, has launched the GreenDeal Network to inform hotel guests on the journey...

STAHL defies pandemic in 111th year
Friday, November 20, 2020 by INTERNATIONAL/GERMANYAs LCNi celebrates ist 135th year, it is good to hear from another long-established company celebrating a significant anniversary. In 2020 STAHL Laundry...

Rinnai promises limitless supply of temperature accurate hot water with 24/7 support
Wednesday, November 18, 2020 by UKRinnai continues to offer full services for all sectors coping and fighting against the current pandemic. Rinnai’s full range of continuous flow hot water heating units and systems...

ALM hybrid conference makes a big IMPACT with visitors
Tuesday, November 17, 2020 by NORTH AMERICALike most things for 2020, this year’s IMPACT Conference was a new adventure, asserts a report from the Association for Linen Managment (ALM). Set in one of the...

What Van? Awards diary date
Tuesday, November 17, 2020 by UKTextile care businesses looking to upgrade their van fleet, make a single purchase or just add the best electric small vehicle for urban deliveries ail find plenty to interest them...

Pony powers ahead with solar production plant
Tuesday, November 17, 2020 by ITALYPony, the drycleaning finishing equipment manufacturer, has not allowed the pandemic to derail its mission to achieve spectacular sustainable goals as its new solar...

Government grant schemes for lockdown-affected small businesses come on stream
Monday, November 16, 2020 by UKUKFT, the trade association for retail drycleaners, is pointing lockdown afflicted members to two Government grant schemes. The schemes are now available for small businesses in...

Ecolab emphasises the importance of laundry hygiene in second wave of Covid-19
Friday, November 13, 2020 by UK/INTERNATONALEcolab is highlighting the importance of laundry hygiene as the world confronts the reality of the breaking second wave of Covid-19 globally. Though the first wave of...

TSA gets shot in the arm from Covid-19 vaccination hope
Thursday, November 12, 2020 by UKTextile Services Association (TSA) CEO David Stevens has sent out a message to members saying: “Just maybe there is a light at the end of the tunnel with the vaccine news on...

Atlanta Clean Show 2021 postponed to 2022
Thursday, November 12, 2020 by INTERNATIONAL/USAMesse Frankfurt announced, 12 November, that the 2021 edition of The Clean Show will be postponed due to the continued global impacts of COVID-19. The next edition...

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