Laundry and Cleaning News publishes a varied range of features. The popular technical features What Went wrong (drycleaning) and Material Solutions (laundry) appear in each edition as does the column Drycleaners' Trade Secrets. All international editions include a Country Spotlight. Textile Rental Focus appears regularly in UK editions. We report on all the main international exhibitions and on UK conferences.

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A bit wary, but still full of fight
27 January, 2022
The Benelux textile care sector fears tough times in 2022 as the...
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Integral to success 27 January, 2022 Super intelligent automation is inevitable as Covid and current staff shortages push it further up the agenda for many laundries. Kathy Bowry finds out what can be achieved by...

The inimitable Jeeves – providing the best 27 January, 2022 NewGen is working with Jeeves International to open a state-of-the-art central garment processing unit in Saudi Arabia during the pandemic. Kathy Bowry reports

Presentation and product appeal 27 January, 2022 Maintaining and improving profitability and turnover is crucial to the success of a business. The key to success is the image we project to our customers and potential customers...

Quality of laundering in care home and hotel OPLs 27 January, 2022 The pandemic has shown that on premises laundries (OPLs) have a significant role to play in avoiding cross infection that can put residents and guests at risk. Richard Neale of...

Smart movers and shakers are going places faster 26 January, 2022 Kannegiesser is revolutionising textile care with automated logistics and remarkable robotics

Case studies: Curtains and household textiles 25 January, 2022 Our experts on all things textile, Roger Cawood and Richard Neale, deal with common problems associated with household items

Turning up the heat 23 December, 2021 Hydrogen is the front runner to replace gas in laundries as prices continue to rocket and the quest for carbon neutrality continues. At the same time, using waste energy to heat...

Case studies: Stain removal 2 23 December, 2021 In our second part of stain removal, Richard Neale and Roger Cawood, advise on advanced techniques

Coping with leaked ballpoint pen ink 23 December, 2021 You won’t get this problem emailing but it is still common and a difficult problem to remedy, says Roger Cawood

Getting the perfect finish on garments and flatwork 23 December, 2021 Richard Neale of LTC Worldwide reviews common problems – and the solutions – for producing perfect finishing of flatwork and garments

The kick up the backside drycleaners needed? 23 December, 2021 Guy Deakin, owner of Smart Guys drycleaners in Pinner, Middlesex, on the outskirts of London, give LCN his personal take on the impact of Covid-19 on the trade.

Keep on rolling 23 December, 2021 Maintaining top ironing performance is dependent on many factors, one of which is ensuring the highest attention to detail when replacing clothing on the rolls

Jingle bells, jingle bells – tunnels on the way! 23 December, 2021 As we approach the Christmas period, Richard Brown of Industrial Laundry Equipment reflects on the year to date and has plenty of new products and projects to discuss

Hospital Linen Managers conference heralds the start of a new era 23 December, 2021 The Society of Hospital Linen Services and Laundry Managers (SHLMSM) conference, in its 70th year since its inauguration in 1951, got off to a good star t in its first meeting since...

Tough talking from the top 23 December, 2021 The Textile Services Association (TSA) National Congress at the Marriott Forest of Arden Hotel and Country Club in the West Midlands (10 November), saw the TSA bring together the...

HOWARD’S WAY 23 December, 2021 Christmas is coming and Howard Bradley is inspired to poetise… Howard Bradley ...apologies to Clement Clarke Moore to whom the original poem, A Visit from St Nicholas, first...

Designer garments and high value items 02 December, 2021 As the recovery from the pandemic increases in pace, the future for High Street cleaners (and those with a good site in a shopping mall) is uncertain because the recovery of this...

Training laundry managers and supervisors 02 December, 2021 Richard Neale of LTC Worldwide addresses the subject of training and has devised a few questions to test the aptitude of current and potential laundry managers and supervisors

Shipshape and seaworthy 02 December, 2021 EDRO continues its voyage as a leader in marine laundry machinery and solutions

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