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June 2021

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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...

Ken Cupitt elected WCL Master
16 June 2021

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...

No Texcare International 2020: show moves to end of 2021
19 May 2020 INTERNATIONALMesse Frankfurt has announced that Texcare International...

Safe back to work with HJ Weir operator screens
19 May 2020 UKWith commercial laundries preparing to get fully up and running again, H...

UniFirst Corp continues to score Hygienically Clean Food Safety points
19 May 2020 USAUniFirst Corp’s Tulsa, OK and Goldsboro, NC, laundries have...

TSA expresses frustration with Government bureaucracy - and some notable successes
15 May 2020 UK As David Stevens, CEO, of the Textile Service Association (TSA) put...

Linen Connect builds a face mask supply chain
14 May 2020 UK Linen Connect has stepped in to help in the supply of face masks...

Laundry receives funds to service NHS Scotland during pandemic
13 May 2020 UKFunding received from Royal Bank of Scotland has allowed Cathkin...

Self-employed income support scheme launches today
13 May 2020 UKFrom today (13 May 2020) self-employed individuals whose business has...

UKFT pop-up training for Covid-19 volunteer sewing machinists
13 May 2020 UKThe UK Fashion & Textile Association (UKFT), which represents...

Chancellor confirms furlough scheme extension
12 May 2020 UKThe furlough scheme, part of the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme, has...

Lapauw looks at the market now and beyond Covid-19
12 May 2020 INTERNATIONALLapauw’s president Philippe D’heygere and CEO Steven...

Elis announces acquisition of Central Laundry
12 May 2020 UKElis, an international multi-service provider that provides...

Two free CINET webinars this week address safe working conditions across PTC industry
11 May 2020 INTERNATIONALWorking within the framework of the Coronavirus...

New equipment sales specialist joins R W Martin
11 May 2020 USASteve Dabney has joined R W Martin as an equipment sales specialist....

TSA fights tirelessly to alleviate the effects of Covid-19 on the industry
07 May 2020 UKDavid Stevens, CEO of the Textile Services Association (TSA) looks...

CLEAN and YHA support Dorset school and prison creating PPE for the NHS
07 May 2020 UKCLEAN’s Yeovil laundry has partnered with Youth Hostel Association (YHA)...

ALM offers valuable Covid-19 guidance for laundries, lodgings and healthcare professionals
07 May 2020 USAThe Association for Linen Management (ALM), the Covid-19 pandemic...

Fashion designers repurpose production to help the NHS
07 May 2020 UKHealthcare laundry workers across all NHS and care home processing...

Electrolux Professional new pricing supports key sectors
06 May 2020 UK/IRELANDElectrolux Professional UK & Ireland has introduced a new...

New product category manager at Miele ahead of new market offerings
06 May 2020 UKClare Humphrey has been appointed to the professional division of...

Hope springs eternal as LCNi May issue publishes
06 May 2020 INTERNATIONALYour May digital issue of LCNi with information on the...

Oxwash gets £1.4m investment from Twitter’s Biz Stone and TrueSight Ventures
05 May 2020 UK/INTERNATIONALOxwash, the laundry and drycleaning startup bent...

New Government fund to help 'the forgotten middle'
05 May 2020 UKDrycleaners and wetcleaners, falling in to what the UKFT, the...

Pandemic scuppers this year’s WCL Travelling Scholarships
04 May 2020 UKThe Worshipful Company of Launderers, in the light of the current...

Sanitisation best practice in the world of Covid-19
04 May 2020 UKIn light of the situation that we all find ourselves in, sanitation is...

PPE now VAT-free and a plea for support for EDN volunteer scrubs makers
01 May 2020 UKUKFT (the UK association for the fashion and textile industry...

Survey: Covid-19 global impact on laundromats
01 May 2020 GLOBALCovd-19 is having enormous effects on businesses worldwide and...

A safer mask for laundries in the face of Covid-19
01 May 2020 UKA new company, SaferMask Group, has been formed by the amalgamation...

April 2020

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EDRO answers the call to battle against Covid-19 on hospital ship USNS Comfort
30 April 2020 USAWhen the Military Sealift Command hospital ship USNS Comfort arrived...

Interclean Amsterdam launches free May online programme
30 April 2020 INTERNATIONALThe current COVID-19 pandemic is impacting the world and as...

Chicago-based chain extends free laundry offer for frontline workers
30 April 2020 USAChicago-based CD One Price Cleaners has extended its offer of a...

TSA works with Government on reusable healthcare PPE system
29 April 2020 UKThe Textile Service Association (TSA) latest update includes news on...

Scientists advise Government: ‘no healthcare uniforms should be washed at home’
29 April 2020 UKExpert scientists at De Montfort University Leicester (DMU) have...

Elis publishes first quarter 2020 results impacted by Covid-19 crisis
29 April 2020 INTERNATIONALElis, which operates in Europe and Latin America, today...

Faultless Healthcare turns in a faultless result
29 April 2020 USAFaultless Healthcare Linen of Kanas City, has recently qualified...

GCL plea for launderers to process PPE garments
28 April 2020 UKKen Cupitt of the Guild of Cleaners and Launderers (GCL) tells LCN:...

New virus fighting workwear solution comes on stream
28 April 2020 SwedenA new technology that can inhibit virus development in textiles...

Leonard's production floor barrier eases Covid-19 risk for workers
28 April 2020 USAKeeping workers apart on ironing lines and protecting them from...

STAHL launches new multi-lingual website
28 April 2020 GERMANYGerman laundry machines manufacturer, STAHL, presents its new...

CINET gets to grips with Covid-19 offering practical advice and webinars
28 April 2020 INTERNATIONALCoronaviruses are a large family of viruses that can...

TSA: A shout out to the UK’s 4000 healthcare laundry workers
23 April 2020 UK A really positive result to come out of the crisis is that some of...

TSA: Are healthcare uniforms a coronavirus risk if washed at home?
22 April 2020 UKDomestic washing may not be adequate say experts who warn that...

The Girbau Group acquires 100% capital of its Chinese joint venture GSLT
20 April 2020 CHINAThe Girbau Group has announced the acquisition of the entire...

Webinars to help businesses in the Covid-19 crisis – and beyond
20 April 2020 UKTheTextile Services Association (TSA) is inviting all independent...

Textile manufacturer supports front line healthcare workers
20 April 2020 UKThe north west-based workwear fabric manufacturer, Carrington Textiles,...

TRSA briefs Vice President on importance of establishing a supply chain for re-usable hygienically clean healthcare PPE
20 April 2020 USAThe TRSA, the association for the linen, uniform and facility...

TSA keeps up pressure on Government with open letter to Ministers
17 April 2020 UKDavid Stevens, CEO of the Textile Services Association (TSA) has penned...

Tibard turns to NHS scrubs production
17 April 2020 UKChef wear and hospitality uniform specialist manufacturer Tibard, is...

Emergency service for constant hot water to essential works
16 April 2020 UKRinnai, the hot water solutions provider, is offering new services...

ETSA has the industry’s back over Covid-19
16 April 2020 EuropeRobert Long, secretary general, European Textile Services...

GCL offers pre-emptive maintenance tips for smooth resumption of business
16 April 2020 UKThe Guild of Cleaners and Launderers (GCL) has turned its mind to...

Ozone systems and laundry operation disinfection
16 April 2020 USABefore the current health crisis, did you ever stop and take a moment...

Everything’s better after a cup of tea
15 April 2020 UKThe typical British person's solution to any disaster, whether they are...

Economy rules as ILE delivers for Nottingham City Hospital
15 April 2020 UKIndustrial Laundry Equipment (ILE) sprang into action to help provide...

Eco champion moves up at Tradelinens
15 April 2020 UKCatherine Morris has been appointed managing director at...

Ecolab France helps laundry customers during a difficult time
09 April 2020 FranceAs the coronavirus crisis continues to shake economies globally,...

Affirmative action for NHS by Richard Haworth
09 April 2020 UKDuring the Covid-19 crisis linen supplier Richard Haworth has turned...

TRSA: First on-premise laundry to earn Hygienically Clean Healthcare Certification
09 April 2020 USACommunity Memorial Health Systems (CMHS), a community-owned,...

Furloughed workers and what it means for business
08 April 2020 UKA solicitor specialising in employment law explains clearly how...

TSA management course made for ‘an amazing week’
07 April 2020 UKThe Textile Services Association ran its flagship training Textile...

Maxi-Press builds more space for production and storage
07 April 2020 UKMAXI-PRESS moves to new company headquarters and promises even...

Urgent call for materials and textiles for making NHS scrubs
07 April 2020 UKKirsty Holdsworth general manager, Association of Suppliers to the...

Desperate laundries call for urgent help
06 April 2020 Overstretched laundries being asked to ramp up even more, while 75%...

Canada recognises laundry services as “essential”
06 April 2020 Canada’s National Strategy for Critical Infrastructure, a publication by...

TRSA Professional Management Institute unveils 2020 content
06 April 2020 Laundry managers of all levels will learn the knowledge and skills...

Guild issues guide to Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme
06 April 2020 In its latest April bulletin, The Guild of Cleaners and Launderers...

Electrolux Professional launches online training portal for partner network during COVID-19 crisis
03 April 2020 UKElectrolux Professional has launched a new online training platform for...

The crucial role of the laundry worker in hospital laundry operations in the time of Covid-19
03 April 2020 INTERNATIONALA trawl through LinkedIn and Twitter over the past few days...

Stahl introduces flexible drying cabinet
03 April 2020 STAHL Wäschereimaschinen, the manufacturer of commercial laundry...

Expansion of Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme (CBILS)
03 April 2020 The government has announced that it is extending CBILS so that all...

Urgent call to manufacturers of infection control bags
02 April 2020 With mounting advice for medical, NHS support staff, teachers and other...

Domus’ high temperature washing of face masks
01 April 2020 Lavanderia Vitaqua, a Domus coin laundry operating in Sanxenxo, Pontevedra...

TRSA launches first virtual event: Human Resources & Safety Summit
01 April 2020 A new professional development experience awaits human resources (HR)...

Elis announces new measures
01 April 2020 Further to the measures announced in its 17 March release, Elis announced...

March 2020

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Charity support for families financially affected by coronavirus
31 March 2020 UKThe UKFT, the trade association that represents the nation’s...

Wait and see on hospital laundry closures
31 March 2020 First Minister of Scotland Nicola Sturgeon has said that the proposed...

CILT launches emergency logistics supply chain database to cope with Covid-19 crisis
31 March 2020 UKThe Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (CILT) has set up...

Carrington Textiles protects against Covid-19 with a snood
31 March 2020 UKCarrington Textiles and its main manufacturing facility in the...

TRSA gets laundry services listed by DHS
31 March 2020 In the most recent advisory released by the Cybersecurity and...

Christeyns ensures vital supplies for the Covid-19 front line
30 March 2020 UKBradford based Christeyns UK, which manufactures and supplies a range...

When laundry equipment goes to the dogs
30 March 2020 UKSeventy eight per cent of veterinary practitioners are let-down...

Jensen Group reports stable 2019 revenue
30 March 2020 The JENSEN-GROUP has reported that revenue for the full year 2019 amounted...

New October dates for CINET GBP Awards in Frankfurt
27 March 2020 INTERNATIONALPeter Wennekes, CEO and president of CINET, has announced...

Klopman to supply Italy healthworkers with 700,000 sterilisable masks a month
27 March 2020 ITALYKlopman, a leading European company in the production of protective...

TSA: Letter from CEO David Stevens to industry
25 March 2020 I am writing this open letter to re-emphasise the critical status,...

TSA open letter to the Government on Covid-19 outbreak and its response to the textile care industry
24 March 2020 UK19 March 2020For the attention of The Rt Hon Rishi Sunak MP, Chancellor...

Funding your business through COVID-19
24 March 2020 Businesses in all industries are feeling the effects of the...

Texcare International is postponed due to coronavirus pandemic
20 March 2020 In view of the spread of SARS-CoV-2 infections in Europe and...

TSA: Covid-19 is a story of two halves for the laundry industry
19 March 2020 As Covid-19 continues to leave its mark on the nation, David Stevens, CEO...

TCATA postpones conference
18 March 2020 Textile Care Allied Trades Association has decided to postpone its...

World Textile Services Congress, TRSA Laundry tour postponed
18 March 2020 Due to the COVID-19 situation, the World Textile Services Congress has...

Xeros signs first development agreement for microplastic filtration in commercial laundry
18 March 2020 Xeros Technology Group, the developer and provider of water saving...

Elis responds to Covid-19 crisis
18 March 2020 The spread of the Covid-19 epidemic in Europe and the various...

CleanEx 2020, Hospitality Expo 2020 postponed
18 March 2020 CleanEx and Hospitality Expo have been postponed until Sunday 25th and...

Free hot water energy audit for all laundrettes - courtesy of Rinnai
14 March 2020 Rinnai is offering FREE audits for all laundrette sites in order to...

Raising money for the community
14 March 2020 Staff at specialist chemicals manufacturer Christeyns have been busy...

ALM issues coronavirus guidance for healthcare laundries
12 March 2020 The Association for Linen Management (ALM), a non-profit trade...

Dorchester celebration for Tradelinens’ co-founder
11 March 2020 Learned industry expert, Robert Lancaster Gaye, is celebrating his...

Dealing with the new corona virus
11 March 2020 New corona virus Covid-19 poses a few problems for the...

CLEAN recognises talent at annual Employee Awards
11 March 2020 Leading linen and laundry service provider CLEAN has recognised...

Elis announces the acquisition of Haber group
11 March 2020 Elis, an international multi-service provider, offering textile, hygiene...

Sustainability will be a key topic at Texcare
10 March 2020 The most important focus at Texcare International in June will be the...

UniFirst Corp. continues Food Safety certification
10 March 2020 UniFirst Corp.’s Dorchester, Massachusetts laundry has recently qualified...

First Minister visits Fishers’ stand
09 March 2020 First Minister of Scotland, Nicola Sturgeon MSP, visited the stand...

TRSA Clean Green Awards recognise corporate sustainability excellence
09 March 2020 From alternative energy to water filtration and a variety of natural...

Elis reports record revenue for 2019
04 March 2020 Elis, an international multiservice provider, offering textile, hygiene...

The smart phone is revolutionising textile cleaning
03 March 2020 The trend towards online services is growing in the textile...

TRSA celebrates members’ safety excellence
03 March 2020 Four linen and uniform service industry TRSA members and two...

Revenue up as JSG reports strong growth for 2019
02 March 2020 Johnson Service Group (JSG), the UK textile rental services provider,...

Girbau supports Tech Challenge tournament
02 March 2020 Girbau, a leading provider of integrated professional laundry...

HCH certification for seven Crothall laundries
02 March 2020 Seven Crothall Healthcare facilities have successfully recertified...

February 2020

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WCL welcomes three new Liverymen
27 February 2020 Three new Liverymen were inducted into the Worshipful Company of...

TRSA names first ever “Best Plants” winners
26 February 2020 TRSA’s selection of its first-ever Best Plants of the Year award...

VIOLET method to test PPE and train healthcare workers
25 February 2020 As part of the UK’s preparedness to manage patients with suspected...

Miele increases turnover by 3.2%
25 February 2020 In the second half of 2019, the Miele Group achieved a turnover of € 2.24...

Robots greatly improve laundry sustainability
24 February 2020 After generations of focusing on optimizing earnings, laundries have...

Exemplary attention to customers earns TRSA accolades
24 February 2020 Two TRSA member linen and uniform service operators and two...

Matsdirect acquires ISO accreditation
24 February 2020 Matsdirect, an international supplier of high-quality matting for...

Girbau Group appoints Joris as president
20 February 2020 Girbau, a leading provider of integrated professional laundry services,...

Mitre takes service to platinum level
20 February 2020 Mitre Linen, a leading supplier of top-quality bed linen, bedding,...

New finance director for Johnsons Workwear
19 February 2020 Laura Hassoba, who started work on a temporary contract with the...

High expectations of Texcare International 2020
19 February 2020 Sustainability, automation and artificial intelligence will be among the...

Murgatroyd joins Colmac sales team
19 February 2020 Colmac Industries, a worldwide leader in garment finishing...

Inc & Co Group acquires Laundrapp
18 February 2020 Inc & Co Group, which offers high-level strategic support to high...

Miele launches new smart app for communal laundry sites
18 February 2020 The professional divsision of Miele has announced the launch of a new...

Six receive TRSA Community Service awards
18 February 2020 Six member companies whose staffs have been generous with their time...

A sustainable sector
17 February 2020 At Texcare International, which is taking place from 20 to 24 June 2020...

WashCo completes a third floor laundry fit out at The Dorchester hotel
14 February 2020 A video presentation of WashCo engineers completing a large installation...

TCATA celebrates its centenary
11 February 2020 Textile Care Allied Trades Association (TCATA) will be celebrating...

HLAC highlights awareness industry best practice in sterility and safety
06 February 2020 The Healthcare Laundry Accreditation Council (HLAC) has reminded...

Wetcleaning business welcomes local MP
06 February 2020 David Warburton, Member of Parliament for Somerton, attended the launch of...

Laundry specialist applauds benefits of National Apprenticeship Week
05 February 2020 Christeyns, who manufacture and supply detergents and supporting...

TRSA rebate program extends to Human Resources, Safety Summits
04 February 2020 TRSA members who are first-time attendees for either TRSA’s 4th Annual...

Ecotex trio qualify for HCH recertification
04 February 2020 Ecotex Healthcare Linen Service, whose six locations serve hospitals...

Technical seminar planned
04 February 2020 Worshipful Company of Launderers’ Senior Warden Kenneth Cupitt has...

New Freemen welcomed
04 February 2020 The Worshipful Company of Launderers welcomed three new Freemen on Monday...

Carrington Textiles’ main factory earns ISO 50001 certification
03 February 2020 As part of the commitment to maximise efficiency in the use of...

Elis announces acquisition of Textil Washing Company
03 February 2020 Elis, an international multi-service provider, offering textile, hygiene...

January 2020

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LaundrexNet to focus on digitised solutions
31 January 2020 Organised by Messe Frankfurt India and Virtual Info Systems, the...

CSR recognition for Dibella
31 January 2020 Dibella, the textile services specialist, has been nominated as one of...

Tibard secures Made Smarter funding for new tech
30 January 2020 Tibard, the workwear and uniform manufacturer, is the latest business...

CLEAN Ross-on-Wye celebrates 15th birthday
30 January 2020 CLEAN, the linen laundry supplier, celebrated 15 years of providing...

Investment in new laundry equips Swiss for future growth
29 January 2020 Swiss Laundry has unveiled a new, purpose-built commercial laundry...

Christeyns proud to continue partnership with Swiss Laundry
29 January 2020 Laundry chemicals manufacturer Christeyns is proud to have contributed in...

Edro launches Facebook page
29 January 2020 The Edro Corporation has announce the launch of its company page on...

EDRO announces changes to management team
28 January 2020 The Board of Directors of the EDRO Corporation is pleased to announce...

Hohenstein advances textile sustainability with microfibre analysis
27 January 2020 Hohenstein, the testing services provider and research partner in the...

Textile manufacturer MGC acquires Melchior Textil
23 January 2020 MGC, the textile manufacturing joint venture between UK-based...

Cardinal Health announces voluntary recall for select surgical gowns
23 January 2020 On January 21, 2020, Cardinal Health informed customers of a voluntary...

Texcare will focus on automation in the laundry
22 January 2020 The productivity of a laundry depends on unbroken process flows...

Looking ahead to CleanExpo Moscow
21 January 2020 The 22nd edition of CleanExpo/PULIRE, the international exhibition...

Lavatec sets wash aisle for Metro Detroit’s new laundry
20 January 2020 Lavatec has set major washroom equipment for the new Metro Detroit...

World Textile Services Congress Digital Innovation Keynote by SAP
20 January 2020 Renowned speaker Tom Raftery, SAP’s Global VP, Futurist, &...

TSA Knowledge Network Open Day
20 January 2020 The Textile Services Assocation’s Knowledge Network (KN) is the...

Brighter outlook thanks to Bryant Plastics
17 January 2020 Bryant Plastics staff Dan Edwards and Luke Spilsbury were on hand to help...

Johnsons Workwear shortlisted for two Institute of Customer Service Awards
17 January 2020 Johnsons Workwear has demonstrated its commitment to a positive...

Dibella backs Clean & Green Village project
16 January 2020

Electrolux Professional’s Line 6000 wins prestigious world design award
15 January 2020 Electrolux Professional’s Line 6000 Washers and Dryers have won the...

TRSA outlines its May Human Resources, Safety and Production summits
15 January 2020 TRSA’s yearly Human Resources, Safety and Production/Plant Tours summits...

Christeyns introduces Smart Shield to protect hotel linen
14 January 2020 Hygiene chemicals specialist Christeyns has developed an innovative...

TRSA’s latest Industry Performance Report now available
14 January 2020 Increased participation this year in the surveys of linen, uniform...

Maxi-Press expands Down Under
13 January 2020 MAXI-PRESS, the spare parts manufacturer continues to grow steadily and...

Milliken & Company Innovations earn R&D 100 recognition
13 January 2020 Milliken & Company, the global textiles and healthcare specialist,...

Elis receives new fleet from Ryder
10 January 2020 Ryder, a leading independent provider of commercial vehicle rental,...

Introducing hot water-soluble laundry bags
09 January 2020 Australian distributor, DB Packaging, has launched hot water-soluble...

Henkel appoints senior VP Sales, Laundry & Home Care
09 January 2020 Henkel, the company behind consumer brands such as Persil, has...

Datamars launches integration software for self-deployed RFID system
08 January 2020 Laundry managers can now quickly self-deploy RFID textile...

BC Softwear introduces SmartKnit towels
08 January 2020 SmartSoft is the name given by BC Softwear to its collection of products...

JSG confirms acquisition of Fresh Linen for £12.5m
06 January 2020 Johnson Service Group (JSG), the UK textile rental services provider,...

Partnership between America’s Best Cleaners and CINET
06 January 2020 America’s Best Cleaners (ABC) and CINET are introducing a working...

GreenEarth MD responds to concerns over ECHA’s Siloxane D5 restrictions
02 January 2020 A much-respected industry contact contacted LCN in November to draw...

December 2019

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Sustainability in Textile Care website is now live
17 December 2019 The Sustainability in Textile Care Committee is an industry-wide body...

Elf and safety larks with Bryant Plastics
17 December 2019 Everyone knows that Santa has moving and handling requirements at...

Christeyns UK holds second group strategy day in preparation for 2030
17 December 2019 Managers from all of the Christeyns UK businesses met at the Radisson...

Slattery’s Miele machine is sweet like chocolate
17 December 2019 Slattery Pâtissier and Chocolatier is much more than just a cake shop....

Klopman invests in sustainability
16 December 2019 Consumption of electricity and water reduced by 17% and 12% respectively...

Spanish app company to open 25 stores in Morocco
12 December 2019 The Spanish app company Jeff has announced its entry to the Moroccan...

Small dryers deliver big results for Huebsch Services
11 December 2019 Companies like Huebsch Services in Eau Claire, Wisconsin don’t prosper...

Miele to launch new SmartBiz model series
11 December 2019 SmartBiz is the name of a new model series from Miele, available from...

HCH certification for four Alsco plants
11 December 2019 Alsco Inc., the international linen and uniform-rental provider to...

SATRA centenary celebrated
10 December 2019 SATRA, the independent research and testing organisation was established...

GMP change of name
10 December 2019 With effect from 4 December 2019, GMP COMMERCIALE Srl changed its name to...

PT. Triton International launches Centre of Excellence in collaboration with Maytag Commercial Laundry
09 December 2019 PT. Triton International has announced the launch of its first Centre...

Healthcare Linen Alliance announces significant expansion
09 December 2019 The Healthcare Linen alliance has announced further expansion in...

Christeyns takes on chemical engineering apprentice
06 December 2019 Harry Coop has joined Christeyns, the Bradford based detergent, hygiene...

Fishers driver named Scotland’s Top Road Transport Trainee
05 December 2019 Andrew Rundell, a Class 2 Driver for commercial laundry, Fishers, has...

TSA to hold Laundry Technology Training Course
05 December 2019 The Textile Services Association is holding a two-day Laundry...

TRSA commissions EIU global textile services market opportunity assessment
05 December 2019 The Textile Rental Services Association(TRSA) has commissioned The...

Intelligent ergonomics from Electrolux Professional’s next-generation washer
04 December 2019 Electrolux Professional has placed the operator at the heart of its...

Lima joins the Milnor team
03 December 2019 Laundry equipment manufacturer Pellerin Milnor Corp. of Kenner,...

November 2019

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CLEAN Slough laundry donates 500 towels to charity
29 November 2019 Leading linen and laundry service provider CLEAN has donated 500 towels...

CWS acquires STAXS cleanroom laundry division
29 November 2019 CWS Group and STAXS have reached an agreement on the intended acquisition...

Miele appoints new head of professional sales
29 November 2019 Miele Professional has appointed Simon Venni as its new head of...

Regenex launches “Love Linen Longer” white paper
28 November 2019 Regenex, the specialist in commercial linen cleaning, has processed...

Paris Companies recertified TRSA Clean Green
28 November 2019 Paris Companies has achieved Textile Rental Service Association’s...

Lavatec appoints Albright as Midwest sales manager
26 November 2019 Commercial laundry industry veteran Bill Albright has been appointed as...

Why invest in commercial laundry equipment?
26 November 2019 Clare Humphrey, category manager at the Professional division of Miele,...

TSA: To infinity and beyond
26 November 2019 The first TSA National Congress got under way at The Hyatt Regency...

TDS Laundry stays cool to go green
20 November 2019 TDS Laundry won the LCN Laundry Entrepreneur Award in 2017. Owned and...

Alliance offers Speed Queen-branded laundromat franchise
19 November 2019 Alliance Laundry Systems has announced that its subsidiary, Speed...

China’s dedicated cleanroom exhibition for 2020
19 November 2019 China/InternationalCleanroom Guangzhou Exhibition 2020 takes place...

CLEAN Nottingham breaks production record
18 November 2019 CLEAN, the linen and laundry service provider, achieved a production...

Perks for exhibitors at SDA 2020 Cleaners Showcase
12 November 2019 Known for its cutting-edge programs, the Southwest Drycleaners...

TCATA announces management appointments ahead of centenary
11 November 2019 The Board of Directors of the Textile Care Allied Trades Association...

Lion Equity Partners completes acquisition of Riegel Linen
07 November 2019 Lion Equity Partners, a Denver-based private equity firm, announced on...

TRSA introduces Best Plants award
07 November 2019 A new award recognising outstanding performance in laundry...

Insights at new TRSA F&B conference
06 November 2019 Current and emerging food service consumer trends will be on the agenda...

Miele announces job cuts as part of restructuring
04 November 2019 Miele, the Germany-based manufacturer of domestic and commercial...

Hohenstein Quality Labels for workwear
04 November 2019 Hohenstein, the testing services provider and research partner...

Klopman presents 20 new fabrics at A+A fair
01 November 2019 Klopman, European leader in the production of fabrics for workwear,...

KSM Dry Cleaners opt for Electrolux wetcleaning
01 November 2019 Doncaster-based business KSM Dry Cleaners continues towards making...

October 2019

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Extending the life of hi-vis garments
29 October 2019 Did you know that most hi-vis garments only have a maximum life of 25...

TRSA’s MMI summit kicks off with informative plant tours
28 October 2019 The Textile Rental Services Association of America (TRSA), the...

Board appointments for Expo Detergo and Assofornitori
28 October 2019 Giuseppe Conti, president of A13 has been elected as the new president of...

Gibson’s wins CFA Overall Best Practices Awards
28 October 2019 A new pre-selection chapter of The Global Best Practices Awards Program...

Fishers hosts local MSP for “work experience” day
24 October 2019 North East Fife MSP Willie Rennie swapped the rough and tumble of...

Electrolux survey shows consumers “want sustainable alternative”
22 October 2019 Professional drycleaners around the UK are being urged to capitalise on...

Kemco Systems acquires water-treatment company
22 October 2019 Kemco Systems, the water-treatment company based in Clearwater, Florida,...

Association to hold autumn meeting
22 October 2019 The Swedish Laundry Association's Autumn meeting will take place at...

Improving the lifetime of reflection stripes without compromising quality and operational spend in commercial laundries
21 October 2019 ADVERTORIAL FEATUREReflection stripes are an important element of...

Hydrofinity announces new distributor partnership
21 October 2019 Hydrofinity, the developer of water-saving commercial laundry solutions...

America’s Best Cleaners holds successful Affiliate meeting
15 October 2019 America’s Best Cleaners Affiliates from around the globe attended this...

Aramark names John Zillmer as CEO
14 October 2019 Aramark, a $16 billion global leader in food, facilities management...

Christeyns support for Bradford Manufacturing Weeks
11 October 2019 Bradford based chemicals manufacturer Christeyns joins other local...

Ecolab names Thorsen as new vice president Textile Care
11 October 2019 Ecolab has announced that Greg Thorsen (pictured) has been appointed as...

Aramark expands strategic relationship with Dickies
10 October 2019 Aramark, a global uniform, food and facilities management company,...

Launch of Sustainability Plan 2050
09 October 2019 The Dutch textile sector has developed a plan entitled “Towards a...

Elis announces final step in sale of Clinical Solutions
09 October 2019 Elis, an international multi-service provider, offering textile, hygiene...

OBITUARY Farzana Patel
08 October 2019 LCN has learned with sadness of the death of Farzana Patel, who joined...

Pan Trading is appointed Lavatec representative
08 October 2019 Lavatec Laundry Technology has announced that Pan Trading is now...

TSA Autumn Conference hits new high
03 October 2019 The Textile Services Association (TSA) autumn conference, held at...

CLEAN to invest £7m in Yeovil laundry development
01 October 2019 Leading laundry supplier CLEAN has announced plans to invest £7m in...

September 2019

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Maytag eyes Asia Pacific vended and OPL laundry market
26 September 2019 USA/InternationalToday at Texcare Asia & China Laundry Expo (TXCA &...

TRSA: Foussard Montague Associates’ environmental certification renewal
25 September 2019 USAFoussard Montague Associates, is owner-operator and manager of...

Polish up your leather knowledge
25 September 2019 UK/InternationalDrycleaners and wetcleaners may be interested in...

Give single-use plastic a second life
25 September 2019 UKIn a landmark move, ‘Generation Z’ children, their parents and...

Büfa invites international dealer partners to open day
25 September 2019 GermanyFour years after the Büfa's last international dealer meeting...

CMS 19 Berlin showcases laundry suppliers
25 September 2019 Germany/InternationalCMS, the international trade show for cleaning...

Girbau ties up with Ideal to launch total eco-friendly wetcleaning solution
24 September 2019 Girbau, a world leader in total professional laundry solutions, is teaming...

CLEAN’s Banbury laundry donates bedding to families in need
16 September 2019 CLEAN’s Banbury laundry has donated bed linen and towels to a charity...

Lapauw launches Platinum Service Plan
13 September 2019 With the launch of its optional Platinum Service Plan, Lapauw now makes...

Drycleaning business presses on with investment
09 September 2019 A drycleaning company has invested £500,000 to purchase two new stores...

New operations director for Johnsons Workwear
05 September 2019 Paul Carr has been appointed as the new operations director for...

CleanCloud named 2019 SaaS Awards winner
04 September 2019 CleanCloud has been named the Best SaaS Product for Small Non-US...

Four more UniFirst laundries earn Food Safety certification
04 September 2019 Four UniFirst laundries have recently earned the Textile Rental...

JSG reports a strong financial performance
03 September 2019 Johnson Service Group remains positive about the future prospects for...

Renzacci UK partners with UK Fashion & Textile Association
03 September 2019 Renzacci UK, supplier of dry and wetcleaning machinery, has announced that...

Stafford launderette awash in cost savings
03 September 2019 Rinnai has just completed the installation of two HDC1500i continuous...

Electrolux unveils small-footprint range
02 September 2019 Electrolux Professional has unveiled two low-footprint additions to its...

August 2019

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Aramark announces Eric Foss to retire
29 August 2019 Aramark, the US-based global food service, facilities and uniform...

Miele Group reports 1.5% increase in turnover
28 August 2019 The Miele Group continues to grow despite a cooling world economy...

CLEAN returns Mr Nightly safe and sound
28 August 2019 CLEAN, the independent laundry supplier, has safely returned a...

Elis completes sale of medical consumables division of Clinical Solutions
28 August 2019 Elis, an international multi-service provider, offering textile, hygiene...

TRSA lines up Exchange dates
28 August 2019 The TRSA 8th Annual Healthcare Conference & Exchange will be hosted at...

Gallagher Uniform is TRSA Green Certified
28 August 2019 The Textile Rental Association (TRSA) has certified Gallagher Uniform...

Alliance buys former crane plant
28 August 2019 Alliance Laundry Systems in Ripon, Wisconsin, has closed the purchase of...

Vega to unveil latest models at open house
27 August 2019 Laundry equipment manufacturer Vega Systems has announced that its open...

ARTA study on PAA “effectiveness” in killing C.diff now available
22 August 2019 The American Reusable Textile Association (ARTA) has announced that its...

Organisers keen to repeat success of EXPO LAUNDRY 2019
21 August 2019 The organisers of EXPO CLEAN & EXPO LAUNDRY 2019 – the sixth edition of...

Chaser Paul to close TSA Autumn Conference
21 August 2019 The Textile Services Association has announced that its keynote speaker...

SUSTAINABILITY IN TEXTILE CARE
20 August 2019 The Sustainability in Textile Care Committee is an industry-wide body...

Fabric care market growth driven by growing purchasing power of consumers
20 August 2019 Fabric care detergents, a product type segment, is projected to...

Lavatec adds Schori to sales team
20 August 2019 With more than a quarter century of laundry industry experience, Eric...

CLEAN’s Cheltenham Laundry donates bedding to 
international youth camp
19 August 2019 CLEAN’s Cheltenham Laundry has supported the local Community Mentoring...

Royal seal of approval for Johnsons Workwear training
19 August 2019 Johnsons Workwear’s Learning and Development team has been honoured with...

Death of TCATA CEO David Cotter
16 August 2019 The Textile Care Allied Trades Association (TCATA) announced on Monday...

Kemco Systems acquires Water Resources
14 August 2019 Kemco Systems advanced its leadership position in industrial...

Lavanett welcomes Brian Hatt as sales director
14 August 2019 Lavanett, a full-service laundry and drycleaning distributor based...

SoCom is certified to ISO 9001 standard
14 August 2019 SoCom Informationssysteme, the software specialist for the textile...

Apparel Services Network celebrates 15th anniversary
14 August 2019 Apparel Services Network (ASN), a leader in image apparel national...

Royal Dry Cleaners turns to HiGlo
13 August 2019 Cole & Wilson introduced its unique all-round drycleaning solvent,...

HCH healthcare certification for United Linen
13 August 2019 United Linen Services, an independent full-service laundry located...

Mitre receives ISO certification
13 August 2019 Mitre Linen, one of the UK’s leading suppliers of bedding, towelling and...

JENSEN-GROUP reports slight drop in revenue for first half year
12 August 2019 The JENSEN-GROUP reports that the absence of large-scale projects in...

Death of former TRSA President Roger Cocivera
12 August 2019 Roger F. Cocivera, 87, whose 68-year career in the linen, uniform...

Miele shows portfolio for contract cleaners
09 August 2019 Wherever large volumes of mops and cleaning cloths need to be cleaned on...

CleanExpo regional exhibition planned
08 August 2019 CleanExpo Krasnodar PULIRE – the international exhibition of equipment...

Tolon shows new livery
07 August 2019 This was manufacturer Tolon’s first time at Clean Show and it showed off...

Back to the Swinging Sixties for Christeyns’ staff
06 August 2019 Specialist chemicals manufacturer Christeyns UK held its annual staff BBQ...

Marriott Hotel makes savings
05 August 2019 Hotels installing an on-premise laundry typically see a return on...

Chain-based thinking in the laundry
05 August 2019 Intelligent software is an essential link in the chain that delivers...

Refillable LaundryEgg line
05 August 2019 Waitrose & Partners is to be the first UK grocery store to stock the...

Smart portents for Texcare International in June 2020
01 August 2019 With just under a year to go before doors open on Texcare International,...

Poseidon partners with Lavanett and Delta
01 August 2019 Poseidon Textile Care Systems has partnered with two new distributors...

July 2019

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SupremeSoft savings for spas
31 July 2019 BC Softwear says that its latest eco-friendly range of luxury bathrobes...

Pellerin Milnor announces promotions
31 July 2019 Pellerin Milnor Corp. president and CEO James W. Pellerin announced...

Milliken announces senior promotions
31 July 2019 Milliken & Company, a global diversified manufacturer with...

Maytag celebrates 60 years of Annual Meetings
30 July 2019 In 1959, Maytag Commercial Laundry hosted the first Maytag Annual Meeting...

IntWash – the future of work in intelligent laundries
30 July 2019 The IntWash research project, led by the Hohenstein Group following its...

CLEAN rewarded for high health & safety standards
30 July 2019 Leading independent laundry supplier CLEAN has received two...

Christeyns wins Employer of the Year
29 July 2019 Specialist chemical manufacturer Christeyns has cause for celebration as...

Former football star sells laundry business to Fishers
29 July 2019 A former footballer turned entrepreneur has agreed to sell part of...

Elis reports a very satisfactory financial performance
29 July 2019 Elis, the international multi-service provider, offering textile, hygiene...

Regenex expands its linen stain removal operations
23 July 2019 Regenex, the specialist commercial linen cleaning service in Bradford,...

Girbau launches Mobile Laundry Mini
23 July 2019 Girbau, the provider of comprehensive professional laundry solutions,...

Day Zero looming for 21 Indian cities
23 July 2019 India, the world’s second-most populous country, is facing one of its...

HLAC reports great interest in Tool Kit
23 July 2019 The Healthcare Laundry Accreditation Council (HLAC) reports great interest...

Böwe announces open house event
22 July 2019 Böwe Textile Cleaning is holding an open house exhibition from 20 to...

Rinnai UK wins two major awards
22 July 2019 Rinnai has won two global awards for an Outstanding Performance in the UK...

Forbes acquires Included Laundry
19 July 2019 Forbes has announced its acquisition of Included Laundry, a move that...

ETSA hires ad agency for image campaign
18 July 2019 Communications experts from member firms of the European Textile...

Elis completes acquisition of Blesk InCare
18 July 2019 Elis, an international multi-service provider, offering textile, hygiene...

UKFT insurance scheme
18 July 2019 Fashion and textile companies can benefit from discounted rates for...

Hohenstein supports a sustainable future with ECOfit
18 July 2019 The certificate for the Baden-Württemberg support programme ECOfit...

Miele issues 2019 Sustainability Report
17 July 2019 Miele, the manufacturer of premium domestic and commercial...

Vision Support Services joins WestPoint Home Group
17 July 2019 Vision Support Services and WestPoint Home have announced a deal that...

America’s Best Cleaners at Clean Show 2019
16 July 2019 The America’s Best Cleaners Power Breakfast took place on 21 June...

Ecolab issues its latest sustainability report
16 July 2019 Ecolab, the global leader in water, hygiene and energy technologies,...

Laundrylux unveils the Universal Washer
16 July 2019 The Universal Washer, a collaboration between Laundrylux and Electrolux...

Christeyns Cruisers take to the water
15 July 2019 Sporting a new kit and following weeks of training, the hardy crew of...

Laundrylux acquires Direct Machinery
15 July 2019 Laundrylux has announced the acquisition of Direct Machinery Corporation,...

A positive Clean for Onnera brands
11 July 2019 Eduard Colomer, export sales director, reported that Onnera with its...

Hydro Systems launches Module
11 July 2019 Hydro Systems, supplier and developer of chemical dispensing and...

Elis acquisition of Kings Laundry given go-ahead
11 July 2019 Elis, an international multi-service provider, offering textile, hygiene...

Xeros patent for microfibre filtration in domestic washing machines published
10 July 2019 Xeros Technology Group, the developer and provider of water saving...

Carbon Trust sustainability summit
10 July 2019 The Carbon Trust Corporate Sustainability Summit is the annual conference...

Cintas appoints new director
10 July 2019 Cintas Corporation announced on 1 July that its board of directors...

Installation of Master Launderer
09 July 2019 Senior Warden, Major Jack Strachan MBE was installed as Master Launderer...

Davidson becomes Guild president
09 July 2019 Ron Davidson FGCL (pictured) was elected president of the Guild of...

Elis agrees to sell medical consumables division of Clinical Solutions
08 July 2019 Elis, an international multi-service provider, offering textile, hygiene...

Healthcare Linen Services Group expands TRSA membership
08 July 2019 Healthcare Linen Services Group, a leading provider of linen...

Poseidon creates buzz at Clean 19
04 July 2019 Poseidon Textile Care Systems generated significant buzz for its...

HCH attracts more long-term care professionals
04 July 2019 The Textile Rental Services Association (TRSA) reports that interest in...

Girbau North America enjoys successful Clean show
03 July 2019 Girbau North America (GNA) showcased its comprehensive offering of...

JSG reports strong trading
03 July 2019 In a trading update for the six months to 30 June 2019, JSG, the UK...

Keeping plastic out of our oceans
01 July 2019 The Plastic Soup Foundation has been at the centre of efforts to stop...

ITSA to host World Textile Services Congress (WTSC) in 2020
01 July 2019 The International Textile Services Alliance (ITSA), a global community...

Laundrylux acquires Texas Coin and Commercial Laundry
01 July 2019 Laundrylux has announced the acquisition of Texas Coin and...

Historic win for Chepstow based Weir Rallying in Sol Rally, Barbados
01 July 2019 Weir Rallying are celebrating their ‘Historic Class’ win after returning...

Milliken appoints Layton president of Polartec business
01 July 2019 Milliken & Company has named Steve Layton president of its newly...

Shaw appointed president of VEGA USA division
01 July 2019 VEGA Systems BV of Oss in the Netherlands has appointed Jim Shaw as...

June 2019

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TCATA presents award to Riddle & Associates
28 June 2019 Leslie Schaeffer, president of The Textile Care Allied Trades...

Laundrapp and Zipjet announce merger
27 June 2019 Laundrapp and Zipjet, the on-demand laundry services based in London...

Invitation to RAL Certification annual conference
27 June 2019 The German Certification Association for Professional Textile Services...

Positive feedback for Clean Show 2019
27 June 2019 The Clean Show, North America’s largest drycleaning, laundering, and...

Klopman receives Sustainable Enterprise 2019 award
26 June 2019 Klopman International, a European leader in the production of...

Alliance LS acquires Commercial Equipment
26 June 2019 Alliance Laundry Systems, the global commercial laundry equipment...

Special Occasion Linen re-launches
25 June 2019 Special Occasion Linen, the specialists in event linen hire, has...

CLEAN appoints chief people officer
24 June 2019 Laundry supplier CLEAN has appointed Myra Tourick as chief people...

Continental Girbau changes name to Girbau North America
24 June 2019 Continental Girbau Inc. has changed its name to Girbau North America...

WashCo celebrates merger at new HQ
24 June 2019 Leading players in the commercial laundry market, Armstrong, Solent...

Maytag Multi-Load line-up enthralls distributors
21 June 2019 USAMaytag Commercial Laundry, stand 3602 with parent Whirlpool,...

Clean Show – the road ahead with Messe Frankfurt
21 June 2019 USA/InternationalThe first Clean Show under the auspices of new owner...

Hygienically Clean Healthcare releases Best Practices training video
20 June 2019 USAHygienically Clean, the quantified, validated standard and measure...

Lavatec to debut the Lavaspeed press at Clean 2019
19 June 2019 USAHaving an extensive track record of designing and manufacturing...

Whirlpool showcases new perspectives on commercial laundry solutions at Clean 2019
19 June 2019 USADecision-makers in the commercial laundry industry are going to...

Kannegeisser raises the roof at CLEAN Camberley
19 June 2019 UK One of the largest crane lifts ever recorded for a laundry...

Penn Emblem hires Castro for Western Region
18 June 2019 USAPenn Emblem Company, Mira Loma, California, has appointed Robert Castro...

Girbau celebrates 30 years in France with an enhanced focus on the country
18 June 2019 FranceGirbau is celebrating 30 years in France by enhancing its...

NTG launches first apprenticeship programme for textile care operatives
13 June 2019 NTG Training, an approved apprenticeship training provider based in...

Gillman’s celebrates 50th anniversary
13 June 2019 Gillman’s, a commercial and domestic appliance retailer, celebrates 50...

Christeyns opens new engineering facility in Bradford
13 June 2019 A brand new engineering facility at Cutler Heights, Bradford, was...

Fulton’s VSRT steam boiler wins IGEM Product of the Year award
13 June 2019 Launched in 2018, Fulton’s VSRT steam boiler is unlike anything the...

Kannegiesser systems installed for upgrade of Fishers Newcastle
05 June 2019 Kannegiesser (UK), the manufacturer of industrial laundry equipment,...

New-look JET Expo finishes on a high note
04 June 2019 JET Expo, which was taken over by Messe Frankfurt France last...

Greene’s Cleaners earns ABC affiliation
03 June 2019 Greene’s Cleaners of Napa, California is the latest drycleaner to...

DryStream unveils Assisted Assembly software
03 June 2019 DryStream is introducing its latest Assisted Assembly software for...

Bundle Laundry partners with Laundry Engineering Services
03 June 2019 Australian-headquartered commercial laundry solutions provider,...

Continental Girbau promotes Marinho
03 June 2019 Continental Girbau has promoted Alessander Marinho (pictured), of...

Colmac adds to R&D team
03 June 2019 Colmac Industries, a leading global supplier of garment finishing...

May 2019

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Kreussler reports a successful JET Expo
31 May 2019 Excellent contacts, one of the biggest and most prominent stands and lots...

ImageFIRST acquires its largest franchisee
31 May 2019 ImageFIRST, a leading provider of laundry services for the...

WCL seminar looks at effective communication
30 May 2019 Communication. We all do it every day. But are we effective...

ImageFIRST acquires majority stake in Faultless Linen
30 May 2019 ImageFIRST, a leading provider of laundry services for the...

EVI to acquire Professional Laundry Systems & affiliates
30 May 2019 EVI Industries, the commercial laundry and drycleaning equipment...

Focus on fashion sustainability
29 May 2019 There was a strong focus on potential solutions at the ASBCI conference...

Rinnai with LPG “perfect for off-grid”
28 May 2019 Rinnai condensing hot water heater units using LPG deliver lower...

Overall winners named at French Best Practices Awards 2019
28 May 2019 On 19 and 21 May the French Best Practices Awards 2019 were held in...

SATRA unveils centenary sculpture
28 May 2019 SATRA formally recognised its centenary in May with a visit from His...

Blaze damages Clean Supply warehouse
28 May 2019 The North London premises of Clean Supply, the supplier of consumables to...

Linen Supply Group acquires Linen Direct
23 May 2019 The Linen Supply Group has announced the recent acquisition of Linen...

Pegasus flies high
22 May 2019 Pegasus Textiles has seen significant growth over recent years to become...

CLEAN re-launches its Driver Academy
20 May 2019 Leading laundry supplier CLEAN re-launched its Driver Academy in a bid...

ETSA celebrates 25-year anniversary at Dublin conference
20 May 2019 In ETSA’s 25th anniversary year, ETSA chairman Thomas Krautschneider...

MIP strengthens its sales team
16 May 2019 MIP, a leading global supplier of high performance reusable...

HCH healthcare certification for Universal Linen
16 May 2019 Universal Linen, a Louisville, Kentucky-based, family-owned healthcare...

The Press achieves ABC Affiliate status
15 May 2019 The Press, of Washington D.C. has been awarded Affiliate status...

GreenEarth Cleaning network diverts clothing from landfill
15 May 2019 GreenEarth Cleaning celebrated its 20th Earth Day as green as ever....

TRSA offers Soil Sort e-Learning opportunity
15 May 2019 Regardless of market, every laundry’s quality-assurance process begins with...

ETSA celebrates 25 years
14 May 2019 The European Textile Services Association (ETSA) is celebrating 25 years...

Supporting mental health in the workplace
14 May 2019 Chemical and laundry engineering specialist Christeyns is fully supportive...

Foodbuy forms a strategic partnership with Elis
14 May 2019 Foodbuy, a leading group procurement organisation, has formed a...

Seko acquires Brightwell Dispensers
14 May 2019 Italy-based chemical dosing and control technology specialist Seko Group...

Kannegiesser presents innovations at international sales conference
13 May 2019 The international Kannegiesser group met for its annual International...

Christeyns team take on Tour de Yorkshire Sportive
13 May 2019 Staff from leading chemicals manufacturer Christeyns donned their lycra...

McDonalds and Miele Professional tackle fatbergs through laundry grease recovery
10 May 2019 McDonald’s Restaurants in the UK is working alongside Miele Professional...

TCATA announces 2019 college scholarship recipient
10 May 2019 TCATA is pleased to announce that the 2019/20 college scholarship has...

Diversey opens new R&D centre
10 May 2019 Diversey, the global cleaning and hygiene company, opened a new R&D centre...

Johnsons Apparelmaster shortlisted for HR Excellence award
09 May 2019 Johnsons Apparelmaster has been shortlisted in the Best Talent...

Washare launches home-based laundry app
09 May 2019 Washare is the company behind a new mobile laundry app that aims to...

JSG full year results on track
08 May 2019 At its Annual General Meeting held today (8 May), Bill Shannon, chairman...

TRSA to host Toronto summit
08 May 2019 Leaders in the linen, uniform and facility services industry from...

Dargavage re-joins Angelica as west region sales vice president
08 May 2019 Angelica, the healthcare linen and medical laundry services specialist,...

Alsco laundries receive HCH certification
08 May 2019 Alsco Inc.’s Durham, North Carolina and Carson City, Nevada facilities...

JET Expo: looking at environment, services and new technologies
07 May 2019 Environment, services and new technologies are key issues as JET Expo...

Richard Haworth awarded ISO 14001 accreditation
07 May 2019 Richard Haworth – the UK-based supplier of linen to the textile rental...

Elis reports first quarter revenue growth
07 May 2019 Elis, an international multi-service provider, offering textile, hygiene...

Whirlpool begins international shipping of the Maytag Multi-Load Washer
04 May 2019 Whirlpool Corporation has announced that it is to begin...

VDMA at Texprocess 2019
03 May 2019 The Texprocess Forum (14 to 17 May 2019), which will be held together...

Discussing future-proofed laundry software concepts
03 May 2019 Interesting discussions, international contacts and great interest...

HJ Weir Engineering at Clean 2019
02 May 2019 One of the world’s largest manufacturers of flatwork finishing...

New head of detergent testing
01 May 2019 Hohenstein, the testing service provider and research partner, has...

TRSA offers consulting services to aid in HCH protocols
01 May 2019 Due to the growth of Hygienically Clean certifications, TRSA (Textile...

April 2019

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Xeros secures agreement with leading Indian OEM
30 April 2019 Xeros Technology Group, the developer and provider of water...

New role for Novak
30 April 2019 Continental Girbau Inc. (Continental) has appointed Eric Novak (pictured)...

Klopman highlights sustainability for Techtextil 2019
29 April 2019 Klopman, a leading European company in workwear fabrics, will focus...

Veit presents latest models at Texprocess
26 April 2019 Veit Group will present its latest developments in the areas of...

Mulberrys opens first Dallas retail store
26 April 2019 Mulberrys Garment Care, the toxin-free laundry and drycleaning...

Continental welcomes new team members
26 April 2019 Continental Girbau recently appointed Geanie Wilson, of Redgranite,...

CLEAN invests £500k in Banbury laundry
25 April 2019 Linen laundry supplier CLEAN has invested £500k into its site on...

UKFT to host care labelling seminar
24 April 2019 UKFT – the UK Fashion and Textile Association – is to host a Care...

MiRiCal Emblems receives Queen’s Award
24 April 2019 Nottinghamshire-based screen and digital printer, MiRiCal Emblems has...

Vision Support Services becomes patron of local youth enterprise
24 April 2019 Global textiles company, Vision Support Services, has lent its support to...

LCN single-use plastics survey – your help is needed
18 April 2019 UKLCN would like to ask our readers to take part in a survey on the use...

Clay takes over as MLCC president
17 April 2019 Adrian Clay of Clay & Abbott has become president of The Midlands...

Y&Y Management partners with LaundryRepublic
16 April 2019 Y&Y, the North London-based residential property managers, has teamed up...

HCH certification for Crothall Maryland laundry
16 April 2019 The Crothall Laundry Services facility at Belcamp, Maryland, is the latest...

Jensen equips Ulster Hospital
15 April 2019 JENSEN-GROUP has been awarded the contract to refit the laundry at...

Elite makes it two
15 April 2019 Elite Drycleaners have been named Drycleaners of the Year in the...

CWS launches new look
15 April 2019 After the joint venture with the Rentokil-Initial company, CWS-boco – once...

Oxwash teams up with Deliveroo
15 April 2019 Oxwash, the sustainable cleaning company, is partnering with Deliveroo...

JLA looks to further expansion
15 April 2019 JLA launched its consumables division, JLA Clean, six years ago...

Girbau supports First Tech Challenge
15 April 2019 The Epiteugma Revved Up team from Cyprus won the First Tech...

Christeyns team helps out at local school
15 April 2019 Staff at Bradford-based laundry chemical manufacturer Christeyns spent...

Textile Services Cost Index Q4 2018
08 April 2019 The Textile Services Association has published its latest quarterly...

Urban future theme for Techtextil and Texprocess
05 April 2019 InternationalBy 2050, almost 70 percent of the world’s population will...

LG commercial laundry products on stream from Shorrock Trichem Group
03 April 2019 UKKorean company LG Commercial Laundry Equipment has announced...

Laundrapp reported to be on the verge of a merger with Zipjet
02 April 2019 UKAccording to a report today by Sky News, the on-demand,...

Kent brand for sale
02 April 2019 MD Laundry Machines, manufacturer of Kent industrial drying and...

March 2019

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Poseidon launches 70lb capacity soft-mount wetcleaning machine
28 March 2019 USAPoseidon Textile Care Systems has a new 70lb capacity Poseidon...

BC Softwear is on the move to bigger premises
28 March 2019 BC Softwear is moving to new premises and is also on the hunt...

CleanTex Services recertified TRSA Hygienically Clean
28 March 2019 USACleanTex Services, a family-owned healthcare launderer has...

Elis acquires Blesk InCare’s mats business
25 March 2019 Elis, an international multi-service provider, offering textile, hygiene...

TRSA introduces Production Management Certificate
25 March 2019 The Textile Rental Services Association (TRSA) continues to raise the bar...

TCATA holds meeting to chart future
22 March 2019 Fourteen members of the Textile Care Allied Trades Association...

OXXO to open Connecticut store
21 March 2019 OXXO Care Cleaners, the garment cleaning franchise that uses...

HCH certification for Paris Cos.’ Ravenna laundry
21 March 2019 Paris Cos., a family-owned uniform, healthcare and hospital linen...

Laundrylux acquires Automated Laundry Systems
20 March 2019 Laundrylux has announced its acquisition of distributor Automated...

GreenEarth Cleaning names Lien as technical director
20 March 2019 GreenEarth Cleaning has promoted Andy Lien to the position of...

TRSA and CSCNetwork partner on discounted certification offer
20 March 2019 The Textile Rental Services Association (TRSA) and CSCNetwork have...

September date for new Texcare Asia & China Laundry Expo
18 March 2019 The new Texcare Asia and China Laundry Expo (TXCA & CLE), an...

Speed Queen opens 500th store in Warsaw
18 March 2019 Speed Queen, the global leader in vended commercial laundry, has...

Starring role for Mitre Linen
18 March 2019 Specially embroidered bathrobes from Mitre Linen’s Vienna and...

Best of “Frenemies” merge to form WashCo
14 March 2019 At a companywide event at Reading’s Madejski Stadium (main picture),...

SPOT expands distribution network
14 March 2019 SPOT Business Systems EMEA Limited is a new company formed to take over...

5àsec group opens Dubai Marina outlet
14 March 2019 5àsec, the world leader in textile cleaning and care services, has opened...

TLC Tri-State joins Electrolux distributor network
14 March 2019 Laundrylux has announced that TLC Tri-State Laundry Companies has joined...

Lapauw USA announces Marquette’s appointment as President
13 March 2019 Lapauw USA has announced that J.B. Marquette has been named Vice President...

Bernstein launches laundry consulting firm
13 March 2019 David Bernstein has launched a new consulting firm, Propeller...

UKFT outlines plans for ‘No Deal’ Brexit
13 March 2019 With the 29 March deadline looming and still no clear sign of the way...

Hydrofinity awarded ISO 9001:2015 certification
13 March 2019 Hydrofinity has been awarded ISO 9001:2015 certification, an...

JLA signs up for NALI CoinOp 2019
13 March 2019 Following on from the success of its 2017 exhibition, The...

Elis reports “strong operational and financial performance”
13 March 2019 Elis, the international multi-service provider, offering textile, hygiene...

Mitre Linen launches Eco Collection
12 March 2019 Royal Warrant holder Mitre Linen has launched a new range of...

CLEAN buzzing for charity
12 March 2019 Old towels from leading linen laundry supplier CLEAN’s Cheltenham...

Star Mayan acquires Aeroserve
12 March 2019 STAR Mayan Limited, the parent of the SynergyLMS group, has acquired 100%...

GreenEarth Cleaning looks to BlueSea solutions
11 March 2019 Millions of microplastic fibres are released into the world’s...

Hohenstein e-Academy goes online
11 March 2019 The Hohenstein Institute this month launched its Hohenstein...

GCL invites textile care operators to event this Sunday
07 March 2019 UKTextile care professionals across all disciplines are invited to attend...

Dibella develops reforestation project
06 March 2019 As part of its sustainability philosophy, textiles producer Dibella...

Christeyns announces record turnover at annual sales conference
05 March 2019 Chemicals manufacturer Christeyns last week hosted a conference at...

JSG reports strong financial performance for 2018
04 March 2019 Johnson Service Group, the UK’s leading textile services provider,...

Environmentally Preferred status for Hydrofinity washer
04 March 2019 The Hydrofinity washing system is the first commercial washing...

Continental and SLS expand E-Series line
04 March 2019 Continental Girbau and Sports Laundry Systems have introduced a new...

February 2019

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Cherry Tree picks up Lapauw UK & Ireland distribution rights
28 February 2019 Cherry Tree Machines, the long-established UK industrial laundry...

Clean 2019 finalises education sessions
28 February 2019 Clean 2019’s educational program will be presented on all four show days...

Burel joins Elis board
28 February 2019 Antoine Burel, deputy CEO in charge of operations at Legrand Group and...

Braun Linen Services earns HC Hospitality certification
28 February 2019 Braun Linen Systems, a third-generation owned and operated industrial...

Jensen reports record revenue for 2018
27 February 2019 The Jensen-Group reported a 2% increase in revenue for 2018 compared to...

Carrington MD joins ETSA Board
27 February 2019 John Vareldzis, managing director of Carrington Textiles, has joined...

Electrolux Professional plans for possible ‘no deal’ Brexit
26 February 2019 Electrolux Professional has increased the volume of core commercial...

Hello to bamboo bathrobes , goodbye to plastic packing
21 February 2019 UKBC Softwear is previewing a brand new ‘eco’ bathrobe at Professional...

OXXO at Great American Franchise Expo
20 February 2019 USAOXXO will exhibit at Booth 116, 23-24 February at the Stafford...

Jet Expo takes off in May
20 February 2019 INTERNATONAL/FRANCEThe 8th edition of the JET Expo textile care trade...

TRSA members honoured for accentuating industry positives
20 February 2019 USATRSA is increasingly acknowledging members’ exemplary efforts to...

WSP firmly on the rails with Nedlin laundry
20 February 2019 HOLLANDWSP has signed up the Limburg family firm Nedlin as a customer....

Bucks fizzes as Bubbles pops top regional awards
19 February 2019 UKIt was bubbles all round last Thursday when Milton Keynes...

Preparing for a ‘no deal’ Brexit
14 February 2019 The UKFT has updated its Brexit guidance to members in the UK fashion...

Revised British Standard on Legionella risk assessment
14 February 2019 BSI, the business standards company, has released British Standard...

TRSA 'blitzes' speaker slot at leadership summit with NFL icon Archie Manning
13 February 2019 The TRSA 2nd Annual Leadership Summit will be held on 19 June the...

Christeyns cleans up at Adare Manor
13 February 2019 Adare Manor, located on the banks of the River Maigue in County...

Electrolux unveils Sales Development Team
13 February 2019 Electrolux Professional has launched a dedicated Sales Development Team...

Elis acquires Carpeting Entrémattor i Stockholm AB
13 February 2019 Elis, the international multi-service provider, offering textile, hygiene...

Improving sustainability in commercial laundry
08 February 2019 Syrris provides award winning chemistry products to a range of R&D...

Micro-factories can show the way forward
08 February 2019 Individualisation, automation and digitalisation: micro-factories are the...

Mountville Mills acquires Bartex
06 February 2019 Mountville Mills, a global leader in commercial floor mat manufacturing,...

Health seminar planned for EXPO Laundry 2019
06 February 2019 The organisers of the sixth EXPO CLEAN & EXPO LAUNDRY 2019 have...

TSA appoints new CEO
05 February 2019 The TSA Board of Directors has announced the appointment of David Stevens...

Electrolux Professional to become a stand-alone public company
05 February 2019 Electrolux Professional, the professional laundry and professional...

Ecotex earns HCH certification
05 February 2019 Ecotex Healthcare Linen Service, Kelowna, British Colombia, Canada, has...

Elis reports record 2018 revenue
01 February 2019 Elis, the international multi-service provider, offering textile, hygiene...

Richard Haworth appoints account managers
01 February 2019 Richard Haworth, a leading bed, bath and table linen supplier has...

January 2019

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Latest update from the Guild
30 January 2019 The Guild of Cleaners and Launderers has announced that...

Elis acquires Lloguer Textil
30 January 2019 Elis, the international multi-service provider, offering textile, hygiene...

TRSA Plant Employee Compensation Report available
28 January 2019 The Textile Rental Services Association’s 2018 Plant Employee...

Mission Linen Supply appoints new purchasing director
28 January 2019 Mission Linen Supply, a leading provider of linens, uniforms,...

Sustainability “shaping global textile industry”
25 January 2019 More and more manufacturers of home textiles, such as bedding and towels,...

Electrolux and Laundrylux announce collaboration
25 January 2019 Electrolux Professional, the $1 billion professional products division...

OXXO Care Cleaners reports strong results
24 January 2019 OXXO Care Cleaners, the garment cleaning franchise that uses...

Superior Linen recertified Clean Green
24 January 2019 The Textile Rental Association (TRSA) has recertified Superior Linen...

Jensen UK to host travelling scholarships 2019
24 January 2019 The Worshipful Company of Launderers has announced that the 2019...

Choosing sustainable workwear
23 January 2019 Klopman, a leading European producer of fabrics for workwear, has...

Texprocess Innovation Award now open for entries
23 January 2019 Innovative personalities once again have the opportunity to win...

Krebe-Tippo contact details
23 January 2019 The entry for Krebe-Tippo in the Company Listings section of the LCN...

TRSA to host Summits in Dallas this April
22 January 2019 The Textile Rental Services Association will host its third Annual...

TRSA’s marketing summit success
22 January 2019 The Textile Rental Services Association ended its 2018...

Laundrylux acquires CESCO
21 January 2019 Laundrylux, the independent distributor of professional laundry...

Elis completes acquisition of Metropolitana
21 January 2019 Elis, an international multi-service provider, offering textile, hygiene...

Livery Freemen are welcomed
18 January 2019 Three new Livery Freemen were inducted into the Worshipful Company...

Tyler retires from Encompass Group
17 January 2019 Ken Tyler, vice president of government operations (main picture),...

Deadline nears for TRSA industry awards
17 January 2019 Nominations for Textile Rental Services Association’s corporate awards...

Elis completes acquisition of Curantex
16 January 2019 Elis, an international multi-service provider, offering textile, hygiene...

Angelica appoints interim CEO
16 January 2019 Angelica, the healthcare linen and medical laundry services...

NETEX celebrates 100 years
16 January 2019 NETEX, the national drycleaners association representing the interests...

Water recycling system for use in laundries
15 January 2019 Enterprise Ventures Corporation (EVC) has developed a greywater...

Laundrylux acquires Golden State Laundry Systems
15 January 2019 Laundrylux has announced the acquisition of the assets of Golden...

Prudential Overall recertified Clean Green
15 January 2019 The Textile Rental Association (TRSA) has recertified Prudential...

Robin Rhodes takes the helm at the TSA
14 January 2019 After the departure of Chief Executive Philip Wright, the Textile...

High expectations for Texprocess 2019
11 January 2019 The industry looks forward to Texprocess, the leading trade fair...

Continental partners with Washington Automated
11 January 2019 Continental Girbau Inc. (Continental) has partnered with Washington...

OEKO-TEX new regulations 2019
11 January 2019 The existing guidelines for the OEKO-TEX product portfolio have been...

JSG on track for new laundry development
09 January 2019 As part of Johnson Service Group’s strategy to increase future capacity...

Elis acquires A-Vask
09 January 2019 Elis, an international multi-service provider, offering textile, hygiene...

HCSH Baltimore earns HCH certification
09 January 2019 Healthcare laundry and linen provider Hospital Central Services (HCSC)...

Lapauw USA adds two heavy-hitters to regional sales team
08 January 2019 Lapauw USA today announced the hiring of two laundryindustry veterans,...

Hydrofinity announces regional sales and service partnerships
04 January 2019 Hydrofinity (formerly known as Xeros) announced on 3 January that it signed...

HLAC announces Process Monitoring Toolkit
04 January 2019 Final-phase testing has commenced on a new resource – called the HLAC...

SATRA chief executive announces retirement
03 January 2019 SATRA chief executive, Austin Simmons (pictured) has announced his...

Keeping cities cleaner
03 January 2019 EXPO CLEAN together with the Association of Indonesian Municipalities...

Falkirk FC scores with OPL investment
02 January 2019 Establishing an on-premise laundry has proved to be a successful...

Elis acquires Metropolitana
02 January 2019 Elis, an international multi-service provider, offering textile, hygiene...

December 2018

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Tax change threat to laundries and drycleaners
20 December 2018 Leading Russian operators in the field of laundry and cleaning may...

Sustainable cotton is turning Britain’s clothes green
19 December 2018 Changes in the fibre composition of clothing sold in the UK by retailer...

JSG reconfirms board changes
18 December 2018 Johnson Service Group (JSG), the UK textile services provider, has...

Crown recertified Clean Green
18 December 2018 The Textile Rental Association (TRSA) has recertified Crown Uniform &...

Messe Frankfurt France acquires JET Expo Paris
17 December 2018 Messe Frankfurt France, the French subsidiary of the German group...

RegeneX offers cleaning system trials to laundries
17 December 2018 RegeneX, the linen recovery specialist, has officially launched...

Elis agrees acquisition of Curantex
14 December 2018 Elis, an international multi-service provider, offering textile, hygiene...

Dr Philip Wright steps down as CEO of the TSA
13 December 2018 After two and a half years, Philip Wright has decided to step down from...

Free energy bill check for UKFT members
13 December 2018 Members of the UK Fashion & Textile Association can benefit from a...

CLEAN invests a further £200k in its Yeovil laundry
12 December 2018 Leading linen and laundry service provider CLEAN has invested a further...

Elis leads industrial sector into open water market
11 December 2018 Elis (formerly Berendsen) has been granted a licence to self-supply water...

Northwest Healthcare is recertified Clean Green
11 December 2018 The Textile Rental Association (TRSA) has recertified Northwest...

UKFT to take over management of Textiles Scotland
11 December 2018 The UK Fashion and Textile Association (UKFT) will take over the...

Christmas book review – Sock Story
11 December 2018 If you are a fan of Ideal Manufacturing’s quirky cartoon graphics you have...

Hohenstein opens lab
10 December 2018 With the opening of a textile testing laboratory in Gurugram, India,...

Reusable textiles key to go green in the operating theatre
10 December 2018 Surgical drapes and tapes are textile products used in operating...

VDMA welcomes Messe Frankfurt’s Clean Show deal
10 December 2018 Elgar Straub, managing director of VDMA Textile Care, Fabric and...

Clean Show sold to Messe Frankfurt
06 December 2018 Messe Frankfurt, the international trade fair, congress and event...

TRSA Healthcare Conference addresses market trends
06 December 2018 Nearly 200 linen, uniform and facility services executives recently...

Elis completes acquisition of Lavanderias Triton
05 December 2018 Elis, the international multi-service provider, offering textile, hygiene...

Datamars unveils latest UHF RFID system
04 December 2018 Datamars, the global supplier of high performance laundry...

Angelica achieves 23 HCH laundry certifications
04 December 2018 Angelica, one of the nation’s largest healthcare linen providers, now has...

Healthcare CEOs review threats, trends and opportunities
03 December 2018 The TRSA CEO/Executive Roundtable was held prior to TRSA’s seventh...

November 2018

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Healthcare Linen Alliance expands business development team
30 November 2018 The Healthcare Linen Alliance announced in November that industry...

UMF Corp teams with Logan¹s Linens to deliver infection prevention products to hospitals
30 November 2018 UMF Corporation, a leader in the research and development of...

Oak Lodge ensures infection control standards through effective laundry practices
29 November 2018 Norovirus and the flu are just two of the common disease outbreaks that...

UK to maintain European standards position
29 November 2018 The General Assemblies of the European Standards Organisations CEN...

Apex invests in laundry expansion
27 November 2018 Apex Facilities, the hotel-owned UK laundry, is branching out to secure...

Girbau adds new model to ED dryers range
27 November 2018 Girbau has added a new high capacity model to its energy efficient ED...

Mayor opens Armstrong’s new head office
23 November 2018 The Mayor of Newbury, Cllr Margo Payne, officially opened...

Guild announces 2019 conference date
23 November 2018 The Guild of Cleaners and Launderers is holding its Conference and...

Johnsons Apparelmaster scoops top HR industry award
23 November 2018 At the prestigious Personnel Today Awards 2018, held this month at...

Bubbles finalists in Northamptonshire Business Awards
23 November 2018 Independent launderette, Bubbles Laundromat celebrated being a finalist...

Expo interest in SoCom app and web solutions
20 November 2018 SoCom, the software specialist for the textile care industry,...

TSA appoints Giorgio as head of membership
20 November 2018 Giorgio De Faveri has joined the Textile Services Association as its...

CLEAN rewards its origami art winners
15 November 2018 Leading hospitality laundry provider CLEAN has revealed the winner of...

Mission supports Breast Cancer Awareness
15 November 2018 For Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Mission Linen Supply, a leading...

Armstrong moves to larger premises
14 November 2018 Armstrong Commercial Laundry Systems has moved in to new, much...

Mitre Linen honours Room Attendants of the Year
14 November 2018 With six amazing finalists to choose from, selecting a winner and a runner...

Linda McCurdy named HLAC President-Elect
14 November 2018 The Board of Directors of the Healthcare Laundry Accreditation (HLAC)...

Florida Linen Rockledge earns HCH certification
14 November 2018 Florida Linen Services has received the Textile Rental Services...

Worshipful Company of Launderers put best feet forward in the Lord Mayor's Parade
13 November 2018 UKWell-known industry faces representing the Worshipful Company of...

WSI picks up award for its commitment to environmental stewardship
12 November 2018 USAThe State of Ohio EPA announced last week that it has recognised...

Quick-fix drainage membranes come on stream from Maxi-Press
12 November 2018 BENELUXMaxi-Press has introduced the Easyfix drainage membrane with...

War is a dirty business
11 November 2018 Our regular contributor Howard Bradley pays tribute on Armistice Day with...

TSA raises profile of textile services in the House of Commons
09 November 2018 The TSA hosted an event at the Palace of Westminster with backing of...

ExpoDetergo: Girbau innovation is revolutionising laundering
08 November 2018 ITALY/INTERNATIONALGirbau’s stand at ExpoDetergo 2018, offered...

Californian textile service provider on a mission to be green
08 November 2018 USAMission Linen Supply, a leading provider of linens, uniforms,...

Conference offers a road map for green logistics
08 November 2018 Tickets are on sale for The National Green Mobility Conference (NGMC)...

ExpoDetergo: New washer feature excites visitors to the Stahl stand
06 November 2018 ExpoDetergo saw Stahl launching a unique feature that customers had...

Miele survey highlights the importance of customer-engaging housekeepers
05 November 2018 Although hotel housekeepers work behind the scenes, a survey from...

HLAC: Unlikely C. difficile spores can survive CDC-guided healthcare wash process
03 November 2018 USAThe Healthcare Laundry Accreditation Council (HLAC) said last week...

ExpoDetergo attracts record number of international visitors
02 November 2018 INTERNATIONAL/ITALY20,756 visitors from 113 countries attended...

Growing up and moving on
02 November 2018 For any drycleaner starting out, developing a regular clientele is always...

Whirlpool Corporation launches Maytag Multi-Load washer
01 November 2018 The company has raised the bar with $35 million investment resulting...

October 2018

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Electrolux unveils new line 6000 dryer at its Ljungby plant
30 October 2018 In September Electrolux unveiled its new Line 6000 dryers at its Center...

LCN Awards 2018 – What a great night it was!
29 October 2018 A video of the Rolls-Royce of textile care awards, the LCN Awards, is...

Multibrand eyes growth in social housing sector with Miele
29 October 2018 West-Midlands based, Multibrand Services is celebrating 20 years of...

Elis reports third quarter revenue rise
29 October 2018 Elis, the leading multi-service provider of textile, hygiene and...

EXPO Laundry 2019 programme is published
26 October 2018 The organisers of the sixth EXPO CLEAN & EXPO LAUNDRY 2019 have...

Mueller rejoins Lavatec as VP of Engineering
26 October 2018 Eric Mueller has returned to Lavatec Laundry Technology as vice president...

ARCO/Murray completes Texas plant for Alsco
25 October 2018 ARCO/Murray recently completed construction of a 96,000...

Company culture is theme of ABC affiliates meeting
25 October 2018 The theme of the America’s Best Cleaners (ABC) highly anticipated...

TRSA says UK study on C. difficile is “unnecessarily alarming”
25 October 2018 The Textile Rental Services Association said that a study published...

VClean Life looks to expand its network
24 October 2018 VClean Life, the drop-and-go clothes cleaning vending service, is...

ExpoDetergo: CINET presents its GBPAP18 Awards
24 October 2018 In front of around 300 fellow PTC professionals, winners in the CINET...

Get your napkins in a twist!
23 October 2018 Leading hospitality laundry provider CLEAN has launched a competition...

ALM addresses concerns for healthcare wash
23 October 2018 In an attempt to help clarify the difference in U.S. practice from that of...

Peter’s Cleaners wins two business awards
23 October 2018 Peters’ Cleaners in Stamford won the award for Best Independent Retailer...

SATRA reports growth in PPE work
23 October 2018 SATRA Technology Europe, an Irish Notified Body based close to Dublin,...

Chinese association visits Bates laundry
23 October 2018 The Guild of Cleaners and Launderers was proud to welcome representatives...

Christeyns acquires Clover Chemicals
22 October 2018 International chemicals manufacturer Christeyns, whose UK headquarters...

ExpoDetergo: ThermoTex boxes clever with RFID
22 October 2018 On the ThermoTex stand (Hall 1, Stand U 11) at ExpoDetergo 2018,...

ExpoDetergo: Domus plug and play all-in-one launderette or OPL solution
20 October 2018 Simple solutions are very much in demand and Onnera’s Domus brand has come...

ExpoDetergo: Lapauw and Montanari join forces 
20 October 2018 The first day of ExpoDetergo saw Lapauw announce a strategic partnership...

Looking forward to Milan
18 October 2018 LCNi editor Kathy Bowry, along with publishing director and sales...

Kilgore promoted to Continental’s director of customer experiences
18 October 2018 Continental Girbau (Continental) has promoted Laurie Kilgore to director...

Inauguration of Micronclean cleanroom laundry
17 October 2018 Micronclean, the privately-owned UK laundry company, has announced...

CLEAN chief people officer wins Women in Business award
17 October 2018 CLEAN chief people officer Sarah Cooper has won a top award at the Women...

Detecting foreign elements in laundry
16 October 2018 Dive deeper into the topic of the detection of foreign elements in...

Stahl introduces flexible program changes
16 October 2018 Stahl Laundry Machines has announced that it has introduced a new feature...

Whitsters Club wants to hear from you
16 October 2018 Launderers and drycleaners in the UK who would like to get together to...

Electrolux launches Line 6000 Dryers
16 October 2018 Electrolux Professional has launched its range of Line 6000 Dryers....

Showcasing textile services projects
15 October 2018 The European Textile Services Association (ETSA) and Assosistema (the...

Tintolav launches wet clean range
15 October 2018 Tintolav, the supplier of chemicals and accessories for the laundry...

TRSA unveils job-analysis report
15 October 2018 Dr. Pamela Ing Stemmer, senior psychometrician, PSI Services,...

LCN Awards 2018 – the winners announced
12 October 2018 The LCN Awards 2018 rewarded the hard work and dedication of the...

Twelve Trees opts for Miele washers
12 October 2018 Care provider Twelve Trees recently installed two PW 6080 washing...

Pincroft named official European printer for MultiCam
12 October 2018 Pincroft, the dyeing and printing arm of Carrington Textiles has been...

University laundry merger broken up by CMA
11 October 2018 The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has decided that JLA must...

TRSA benchmarking study available
11 October 2018 The Textile Rental Services Association (TRSA) recently unveiled the...

TSA responds to Home Secretary on Immigration Report
11 October 2018 The Textile Services Association has written to the Home Secretary...

Girbau team hits the road
10 October 2018 Girbau UK’s laundry consultants have a busy couple of months lined up as...

Wet cleaning weekend in Belfast
10 October 2018 In partnership with William Clements (Chemicals) Ltd and National...

Klopman creates degree award
10 October 2018 Klopman, the manufacturer of fabrics for workwear, has launched,...

European members join board of VDMA Textile Care, Fabric and Leather Technologies
09 October 2018 Sales in the textile care, fabric and leather technologies sector rose...

America’s Best Cleaners celebrates Sankosha’s 40th