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

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Designer garments and high value items
02 December, 2021
As the recovery from the pandemic increases in pace, the future for...
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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

The challenges for managers on cruise ships 02 December, 2021 Richard Neale of LTC Worldwide takes a look at the problems involved in delivering high quality linen on cruise ships and offers solutions

Plain sailing 02 December, 2021 Setting up a laundry that can cope with cleaning all sorts and types of textiles, dealing with housekeeping needs, uniforms and passenger clothing, while at sea is a challenge. LCNi...

It’s all in the finish: techniques for jackets 02 December, 2021 Cleaners frequently face difficult quality issues when finishing jackets. This is particularly the case with the sleeve seams where the sleeve is attached to the jacket and...

Feeding frenzy 02 December, 2021 Feeders and folders, with an insatiable appetite for getting the work done in the most efficient manner, take the back break out of the finishing process and increase productivity....

Coming clean 02 December, 2021 There is a lot more to designing a clean room than just installing barrier washers, as LCNi finds out

Sustaining momentum 02 December, 2021 Sustainable laundries need to be efficient across the board – from machinery through workflow and best practice in all areas to utilities consumption

Performance booster 02 December, 2021 One German laundry found swapping a bank of washer extractors for a compact tunnel washer not only made the business more sustainable but also more productive and profitable

Chapter and verse 02 December, 2021 With the World Cup in Qatar next year, plenty of capital for investment, new businesses sprout up all over, the TRSA launching its Middle East Chapter, there is an unmistakeable...

Physical damage 18 August, 2021 Physical damage and day-to-day wear and tear can throw up problems for cleaners. Our experts Roger Cawood and Richard Neale get down to the nitty gritty

Hitting the symbols 18 August, 2021 UKFT’s Adam Mansell takes us through the history and development of textile care symbols from their inception to the present day – and beyond

Demystifying care labels 18 August, 2021 This month we help cleaners negotiate the minefiled that is care labelling with a special pull-out section designed for drycleaners and wetcleaners alike. It is an invaluable resource...

It’s all in the finish: Techniques for trousers 18 August, 2021 Following on from the June article covering some important aspects of finishing equipment, I am now going to look at finishing/ironing techniques as distinct from finishing methods,...

Fresh out of the box 17 August, 2021 Hohenstein-approved Jesse Healthcare Linen Services, explains the process and decision-making involved behind choosing a Jensen solution when building an entirely new heavy-duty...

Going flat out – fresh start, fresh choice 17 August, 2021 As we enter the summer period, Richard Brown, managing director of Industrial Laundry Equipment, offers his understanding of the current marketplace and how ILE is finding the...

The challenges facing laundry managers on cruise liners 17 August, 2021 Richard Neale of LTC Worldwide takes a look at the problems involved in delivering high quality linen on cruise ships and offers solutions

A hot, dry summer 17 August, 2021 Howard Bradley reminisces about the hot, hot summer of 1976 when the UK sweltered in an unprecedented heat wave and the term Climate Change was unheard of

Bigging it up 17 August, 2021 Kathy Bowry takes a look at some serious contenders in the heavyweight ranks of industrial dryers


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