NEWS

British Steel awards multi-million pound workwear contract 19 Oct 2017 British Steel has awarded a multi-million-pound contract to supply thousands of its employees with their first sets of newly branded British Steel workwear. to read full story
Dirt mats: The challenge for laundry machines 16 Oct 2017 When a dirt mat does its job and absorbs all the grime from people entering and leaving a shop or workplace... to read full story
Going places in style from North Yorkshire... 02 Oct 2017 Irving Scott meets Fiona and Charlie Howie, owners of Brompton Laundry Company to read full story
BFG's (Big Friendly Giants) 02 Oct 2017 If you have a very large workload you have to think big. to read full story
(Not) any old iron? 28 Sep 2017 Finishing garments to a high standard is incredibly important for a laundry business... to read full story
Reids of Henley 28 Sep 2017 The Reid family have been in the drycleaning business since 1945 and Reids of Henley is now owned and run in its present form by the third generation of the family. to read full story
Berendsen cuts fleet CO2 by more than 2,000 tonnes a year 27 Sep 2017 Berendsen has announced that it will cut carbon emissions by more than 2,000 tonnes and reinforced... to read full story
TSA reports strong industry employment growth for 2017 20 Sep 2017 The Textile Services Association (TSA) has today published its report on Industry Employment Trends for 2017. to read full story
Barcelona to play host to 2018 Travelling Scholarships 19 Sep 2017 The Worshipful Company of Launderers are pleased to announce that the 2018 travelling scholarships will take place near Barcelona. to read full story
Approval won! Apprenticeship heads into development stage 19 Sep 2017 TSA have been pushing the development of an entry level English apprenticeship for the last 18 months... to read full story
LADAs 2017 finalists announced 15 Sep 2017 The LADAs 2017 is shaping up to be a glamorous evening. The shortlisted finalists have been announced! to read full story
Industry conference cancelled due to hurricane Irma 13 Sep 2017 TRSA, the American association for the linen, uniform and facility services industry, cancelled its annual conference. to read full story
Girbau Industrial hosts 6th annual dinner at historic Warwick Castle 12 Sep 2017 Laundry & Cleaning Today joined over 100 guests from across the UK laundry industry at the sixth annual Girbau Industrial UK dinner hosted at Warwick Castle. to read full story
New appointment to Girbau UK’s growing industrial division 08 Sep 2017 Girbau UK’s industrial team has further strengthened its sales operation with the appointment of Jay Smith as business development manager. to read full story
By Royal approval... 08 Sep 2017 Laundry & Cleaning Today talks to Lizzie Fisher, business development manager at St Jude’s Laundry. to read full story
JSG chief executive officer to retire in 2018 04 Sep 2017 Johnson Service Group (JSG) has announced that, after 33 years, Chris Sander, Chief Executive Officer, will retire from the Group in the first half of 2018 to read full story
FISHING OUT THE BEST! 30 Aug 2017 Fishers once again unveiled as headline sponsor at the Scottish Thistle Awards. to read full story
Staying on track 29 Aug 2017 Janice Raycroft glides us through the intricate twists and turns of choosing and installing an effective conveyor system. to read full story
On site and in sight 23 Aug 2017 Having a laundry onsite is the perfect solutions for the business that isn't quite large enough to outsource its cleaning. to read full story
Kannegiesser UK’s Reg Chainey retires 10 Aug 2017 Following a distinguished and varied career spanning more than 30 years, as a design technician, Kannegiesser UK announced Reginald Chainey has retired. to read full story
Christeyns staff help the garden grow at Crossley Hall Primary 01 Aug 2017 Staff at laundry chemical manufacturer Christeyns took a day out from their busy schedules recently to help rejuvenate the garden and build a wildlife area in the grounds of Crossley Hall Primary School. to read full story
London to Paris charity cycle team on track for target 27 Jul 2017 Back in the April issue of Laundry & Cleaning Today we reached out to the industry on behalf of Miele’s Rob Dixon. to read full story
Getting it right 26 Jul 2017 You wouldn’t instantly associate ‘life hacks’, the low-budget tricks to make life easier, with running a successful laundry. to read full story
Industry profit potential interests entrepreneurs 19 Jul 2017 The 37th Business Start Up Show returned to ExCeL London in May... to read full story
Our editor wants to hear from you... 12 Jul 2017 Our editor wants to hear about your ideas and initiatives on reducing plastic in the industry… to read full story
LADAs 2017 deadline extended 11 Jul 2017 The #LADAs2017 deadline has been extended due to a late influx to read full story
Christeyns crowned Manufacturer of the Year at Bradford Means Business Awards 11 Jul 2017 Laundry chemical manufacturer Christeyns has cause for celebration... to read full story
Taking the plunge 10 Jul 2017 Kent-based investor dives into wetcleaning to read full story
#LADAs2017 Deadline 07 Jul 2017 The #LADAs2017 nomination deadline is hours away! to read full story
Getting carried away 30 Jun 2017 Adam Bernstein examines the trolley market and looks at the latest developments to read full story
TSA - National Conference 2017 Agenda 29 Jun 2017 The National Conference 2017 Agenda outlined with timings. to read full story
From collars to cuffs 29 Jun 2017 Suppliers and manufacturers recognise the potential of the lucrative shirt finishing sector. Jean Anderson looks at what the industry has to offer. to read full story
Passage to Success 28 Jun 2017 Janice Raycroft brings us up to date with the latest developments in batch washing equipment and technology. to read full story
Hands across the pond 10 Jun 2017 British brand HJ Weir Engineering has partnered with Milnor... to read full story
Laundry group Elis agrees £2.2bn deal for UK’s Berendsen 09 Jun 2017 Elis, the French laundry services group, has reached a preliminary agreement ‘in principle’ to take over its UK rival Berendsen in a £2.2bn deal. to read full story
Laundrapp launches into the commercial laundry sector 09 Jun 2017 Laundrapp has announced its launch into the multi-billion pound commercial laundry sector. to read full story
ABS group and ABS France strengthen their presence in France by acquiring the activities of ORDEIP 01 Jun 2017 As of April 1, 2017, ABS France acquires ORDEIP's activities, reinforcing its presence in the French market... to read full story
CLEAN backs World Environment Day 30 May 2017 CLEAN is encourage all businesses to get behind World Environment Day on Monday 5 June 2017... to read full story
Edinburgh plays host to industry event 23 May 2017 Stuart Boyd, master of the Worshipful Company of Launderers and Cleaners, along with his wife Lesley, hosted a fantastic weekend in April for over 35 guests. to read full story
Linen Connect teams up for Action Cancer at Belfast City Marathon Relay 23 May 2017 Linen Connect supported Action Cancer, Northern Ireland’s leading local cancer charity, by donating £1,000 to the Robinson Services team in the recent Belfast City Marathon Relay. to read full story
UK's Berendsen rejects $2.6 billion offer by French rival Elis 19 May 2017 Berendsen rejected on Thursday a revised, 2 billion pound ($2.6 billion) offer by French peer Elis, saying it did not reflect value being added by the UK firm's expansion and modernization plans. to read full story
CLEAN announces partnership with Whitbread plc 11 May 2017 CLEAN has announced a new long-term partnership with Whitbread plc, the UK’s largest hospitality company, to provide linen to more than 15,000 bedrooms across their 150-strong, and growing, Premier Inn hotel portfolio. to read full story
Anthony Joshua picks up drycleaning bill 04 May 2017 He may have made £15m from Kiltschko win but the first bill he had to pick up was £120 drycleaning bill. to read full story
Alex Reid brings Cocchi and Grandimpianti machines to the UK market 03 May 2017 Leading laundry specialist and machine supplier, Alex Reid has announced two new partnerships that will bring Grandimpianti and Cocchi laundry equipment to its growing machines portfolio. to read full story
100 new jobs at Kings Laundry boosts Irish economy 27 Apr 2017 There was good news for the Irish economy last month as 100 new jobs were announced at Kings Laundry Cork. to read full story
Tonrose introduces pioneering customer service system 27 Apr 2017 UK trade linen company, Tonrose, has introduced a pioneering customer service system. to read full story
Industry apprenticeship scheme rejected 18 Apr 2017 The textile care services industry were shocked to receive the news in April that their Expression of Interest for an English apprenticeship had been rejected by the Department of Education. to read full story
Another record year for the Jensen Group – in revenue and in investments 11 Apr 2017 The Jensen Group reports an 11.1 per cent increase in revenue compared to last year. to read full story
Alex Reid enters new partnership with Unisec 06 Apr 2017 Alex Reid has this week added to its range of laundry machines as it concludes a deal with Unisec... to read full story
EXGERMINATE! WAR ON GERMS 04 Apr 2017 Janice Raycroft carries out a close inspection of what’s out there to ensure cleanrooms tick all the boxes when it comes to meeting health and safety requirements. to read full story
Notorious night-time NIBBLERS 04 Apr 2017 Pest control is big business as moths, bed bugs and other creatures thrive in the milder weather. Adam Bernstein explores the latest products and services drycleaners should have in their armoury to help customers both prevent and get rid of their pest issues. to read full story
Finger on the button 04 Apr 2017 Digital advancements and cloud-based technology have completely revolutionised EPoS systems. to read full story
Fishers Press release 03 Apr 2017 Fishers laundry launches project to capitalise on technological innovation to read full story
HRH The Princess Royal officially opens new-built state-of-the art Berendsen textile service operations plant in Durham 23 Jan 2017 Berendsen commemorated the official opening of its new-built state-of-the-art textile service operations plant in Meadowfield, Durham. to read full story
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