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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Here’s hoping – despite current challenges
25 January, 2023
Benelux’ laundry and drycleaning sectors hope for growth in 2023 despite...
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Challenges for the textile service industry: A chance for change? 25 January, 2023 The many seemingly unsurmountable problems facing the industry post-Covid, knock-on effects from the Ukraine war and climate change could actually be the catalyst for change for...

Crossing continents 25 January, 2023 Health and wellbeing is central to the offering from dry/wetcleaning manufacturers

Flying high: Success with airline textiles 25 January, 2023 There are lessons to be learned by all laundry businesses from the specialised operations of airline laundries, says Richard Neale of LTC Worldwide

Unlock your potential – seamlessly 25 January, 2023 Laundries can get on top of efficiencies and rising costs as well as increasing production by using intelligent laundry management systems to integrate their line-up of wash...

Supreme champion 25 January, 2023 ExpoDetergo was the stage for the Cinet Global Best Practices Awards Programme (GBPAP) during which drycleaners presented how they put the principles of best practice to work in...

Cleaning failures and manufacturing faults 24 January, 2023 Cleaners are often left to pick up the pieces for manufacturers’ faults. Richard Neale and Roger Cawood pick over some common fails

Out of sight, out of mind 24 January, 2023 With little cost in terms of time and materials many cleaners could benet from substantial reductions immediately. There are, of course, some fairly obvious areas where savings can be made

Zone in on wash savings 24 January, 2023 Ozone is a breath of fresh air for OPL laundries looking to cut costs, according to Christeyns, which has launched its new Rapid-O system

Supply and demand 20 December, 2022 Shortage of labour, natural and man-made disasters as well as negative post-Brexit attitudes in Europe are all factors to be dealt with in 2023. But it is not all bad news on the linen trail

Let’s talk stains: Part 6 20 December, 2022 Roger Cawood gets to grips with the complexities of chemical reagents for stain removal

Laundry engineering for healthcare Part 2 20 December, 2022 Healthcare laundries can be a lot more efficient when the engineers fine tune exiting equipment, says Richard Neale of LTC Worldwide

TSA conference paints a realistic portrait of what lies ahead 20 December, 2022 TSA set out its plans to enable laundries to become more sustainable all round as energy crisis and global supply problems persist

Still waters run deep 20 December, 2022 Are all textiles the same when it comes to the issue of microplastics? Shyju Skariah, director, programmes and projects at the Textile Services Association guides us through the...

Opportunity knocks 20 December, 2022 Dan Bircham, water and energy specialist at Christeyns UK, believes that in general, there remain good opportunities to save water and energy in most laundries. Washing at low or...

Hospital linen managers share operational challenges and triumphs 20 December, 2022 A lively annual forum of NHS hospital linen managers and suppliers addressed a wide range of issues and found solutions to some of them

It’s no party cleaning designer garments 20 December, 2022 The party season is well under way with some very expensive little numbers adorning partygoers across the nation. Richard Neale and Roger Cawood have advice for dealing with these...

Christmas comes but once a year… 19 December, 2022 Howard Bradley reminisces on Christmases gone by, including one that sent him nuts

Optimistic outlook from Europe’s biggest player 22 November, 2022 It may not be exactly what one might expect in these troubled times, writes Eugene Gerden, but he finds there is, despite all the challenges, a mood of cautious optimism permeating...

Bots and bytes dominate in Milan 22 November, 2022 Robotics and automation were very much the focus of the show this year along with digitisation in all its many forms and helpful impacts

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