NEWS

National Laundry Group (NLG) conference roundup 17 Jan 2019 The recent Nation Laundry Group meeting held on 5 December. to read full story
Rhodes takes on interim role at the TSA 14 Jan 2019 After the departure of our Chief Executive Philip Wright, the TSA board of directors has appointed Mr Robin Rhodes as Interim Manager of the Association to read full story
Miele GB receives Zero Waste to Landfill certification 11 Jan 2019 Miele GB has achieved Zero Waste to Landfill certification for ensuring that all waste created by its UK headquarters is correctly reused, recovered or recycled. to read full story
Laundry equipment: Going flat out 11 Jan 2019 Adam Bernstein weaves his way through the flatwork market to see what’s on offer. to read full story
At your service: Laundry equipment after care 03 Jan 2019 What happens when or if something goes wrong and our shiny new purchase has a problem we can’t fix ourselves to read full story
Energy savings in transfer dryers 03 Jan 2019 Launched in 2014, the WR dryers from Jensen have new industry benchmarks in productivity, safety, servicing and in use of resources. to read full story
TSA Annual Conference 2019: A review 03 Jan 2019 Laundry & Cleaning Today’s Mark and Tina Gleed attended this year’s event to read full story
Chasing the dream 02 Jan 2019 Razia and Iqbal Desai were looking for an additional shop to complement their existing drycleaning business. to read full story
Armstrong move to larger premises following major investment 02 Jan 2019 Armstrong move to larger premises following major investment to read full story
Millions spent to help Apex Facilities clean up in new markets 19 Dec 2018 Apex Facilities, the largest hotel-owned laundry in the UK, has opened its washing machine doors to all... to read full story
High-capacity ED900 completes Girbau ED dryer range 19 Dec 2018 Girbau has added a new high capacity model to its energy efficient ED range of dryers. to read full story
New owner of Jet Expo announced 17 Dec 2018 Messe Frankfurt France is the new owner of the French professional textile care fair: JET Expo... to read full story
The Elexpedition journey 12 Dec 2018 Laundry & Cleaning Today joined Electrolux Professional in Ljungby, Sweden. to read full story
Must press on 12 Dec 2018 Jean Anderson looks at the latest irons and presses for achieving the ultimate high quality finish. to read full story
CLEAN invests a further £200k in its Yeovil laundry 12 Dec 2018 Leading linen and laundry service provider CLEAN has invested a further £200k to increase the efficiency of its Yeovil laundry. to read full story
Clean Show acquired by Messe Frankfurt 06 Dec 2018 Messe Frankfurt announced it has finalised a deal to purchase the U.S.-based Clean Show from its five sponsoring associations... to read full story
Datamars launches innovative laundry identification solutions providing greater efficiencies 04 Dec 2018 New ‘In Motion’ UHF RFID reading systems to identify clothes and linen in movement without loss of accuracy. to read full story
British Standards Institution secures membership of CEN and CENELEC 30 Nov 2018 TSA reports General Assemblies of the European Standards Organizations approved a plan to secure BSI’s full membership post-Brexit... to read full story
ChainGe Consortium study finds reusables more environmentally friendly 28 Nov 2018 A study commissioned by the ChainGe Consortium found that using reusable drapes and tapes in surgery, are significantly more environmentally friendly than using disposable ones... to read full story
Xeros Technology Group aim to raise £20m 27 Nov 2018 The listed company intends to raise about £15m before fees and expenses by a placing of 150 million new shares with existing and new investors... to read full story
EXPOdetergo 2018 27 Nov 2018 The 18th EXPOdetergo International exhibition took place from 19-22 October in Milan. to read full story
Head in a spin 27 Nov 2018 Janice Raycroft looks at the latest tumble dryers for laundry managers. to read full story
VClean Life looking for drycleaning partners to join their eco-revolution 21 Nov 2018 The company are now offering outsourced production to highstreet drycleaners who want to join the eco-revolution. to read full story
Micronclean starts development of cleanroom laundry in India 14 Nov 2018 Micronclean has started development of its ISO class 5 cleanroom laundry in Bangalore. to read full story
[Laundry equipment article preview] Rolling… Rolling … Rolling... 09 Nov 2018 Jean Anderson looks at the options to help you select the right trolley or cage for an ergonomic and efficient laundry operation. to read full story
Reorganisation sees the launch of Hughes Pro 29 Oct 2018 Hughes Electrical has reorganised the ways its commercial division does business following the acquisition of Armstrong Commercial Laundry Systems earlier this year... to read full story
Bespoke conveyor system installed for five-star hotel 24 Oct 2018 Metalprogetti implement a bespoke conveyor solution for InterContinental London... to read full story
Christeyns acquires Clover Chemicals Ltd 23 Oct 2018 International chemicals manufacturer Christeyns, whose UK headquarters are located in Bradford, acquires Derbyshire based Clover Chemicals. to read full story
The Global Best Practices Awards 21 Oct 2018 On the opening day of EXPOdetergo 2018 the CINET GBPAP 18 Awards took place... to read full story
Jensen’s USA facility survives Hurricane Michael 17 Oct 2018 Leading laundry supplier, Jensen, has it's facility in Panama City, Florida suffering roof damage in the recent Hurricane Michael. to read full story
Girbau Team Hits the Road to Showcase Latest Laundry Equipment 15 Oct 2018 Girbau UK’s laundry consultants have a busy couple of months lined up as they tour the country... to read full story
Renewable energy forecasts continued growth 12 Oct 2018 The International Energy Agency (IEA) examines the forecast for renewable energy and technologies up to 2023... to read full story
CMA breaks up laundry merger following investigation 11 Oct 2018 CMA decides that JLA must sell Washstation... to read full story
Christeyns is the place to be for Bradford Manufacturing Week 10 Oct 2018 Bradford-based chemicals manufacturer Christeyns is doing everything possible to make Bradford Manufacturing Week... to read full story
Wet Cleaning weekend in Belfast 10 Oct 2018 Laundry chemicals specialist Christeyns ran the second of their 2018 Wet Cleaning events. to read full story
Fulton doubles industry-standard warranty on its VSRT steam boiler 10 Oct 2018 The VSRT from Fulton – the company’s all-new vertical spiral-rib tubeless steam boiler... to read full story
The Girbau Experience 03 Oct 2018 In early September, the team at Laundry & Cleaning Today were kindly invited to Vic, the home town of the international laundry manufacturer Girbau. Tina Gleed reports from the trip. to read full story
Last chance to book your place at the Laundry and Drycleaning Awards #LADAs2018 03 Oct 2018 Celebrate with the crème de la crème of the laundry industry... to read full story
Unilever develops new spray to tackle the ‘chairdrobe’ 03 Oct 2018 Companies are looking at new ways for consumers, and in particular millennials, to do their laundry... to read full story
Arsenal icon posts throwback laundry job picture 26 Sep 2018 The team at Laundry & Cleaning Today came across a story featured on the MailOnline... to read full story
[Laundry Equipment Article Preview:] Conveying the Message 26 Sep 2018 You can have the smartest and cleanest laundry in the world but... to read full story
TSA drycleaning membership and advice moves to UKFT 26 Sep 2018 The board of Textile Services Association (TSA) has agreed to transfer the drycleaning side of its membership – with associated services – to the UK Fashion and Textiles Association (UKFT). to read full story
TSA issues report on EEA migration in the UK 21 Sep 2018 A Government report has been issued by the TSA to their members. The Government’s migration advisory committee... to read full story
Epos Company celebrates 50 years with special offer 14 Sep 2018 This year Epos Company celebrates its golden anniversary. to read full story
Johnsons partner with school 11 Sep 2018 The Newmarket plant have set in motion an operation to take plastic out of the workplace... to read full story
JSG reports ‘another consistently strong performance’ and expands with laundry acquisition 04 Sep 2018 Johnson Service Group (JSG) has announced their interim results along with the acquisition of a Cornish-based laundry business... to read full story
Investment and jobs as new Worcestershire drycleaning business opens 30 Aug 2018 A successful Worcestershire laundry business has expanded with its owners investing a five figure sum... to read full story
Down and out... 30 Aug 2018 This two-part feature by Janice Raycroft looks at the choice of duvets available and top tips for keeping them clean and fresh. to read full story
The Countdown to The LADAs 2018 has begun 28 Aug 2018 There’s just two months to go until the winners of the LADAs 2018 are announced at the award ceremony on 1 November at the stunning Mercedes-Benz World in Surrey. to read full story
Water opportunity (Article preview) 28 Aug 2018 September issue: Adam Bernstein takes a look of what's on offer for wetcleaning systems. to read full story
Burchhardt reaches long serving milestone 20 Aug 2018 In July 2018 Kannegiesser’s longest serving employee, Selwyn Burchhardt celebrated 40-years. to read full story
Washing Systems (WSI) Partners With Kao 10 Aug 2018 Kao Corporation announce that they have completed the acquisition of Washing Systems (WSI) to read full story
CLEAN extends its green credentials further with plastic reduction 06 Aug 2018 Leading hospitality laundry provider CLEAN is now reducing plastic use... to read full story
Skegness laundry firm wins British Steel award 02 Aug 2018 A Skegness laundry company awarded Best New Entrant Award at the British Steel Supplier Recognition Event. to read full story
Industry Golf Day 02 Aug 2018 This year’s annual golf day held at the Swinley Forest Golf Club, near Ascot. to read full story
Major shipment of Xeros’ near-waterless commercial washing machines to South Africa’s Cape Province 01 Aug 2018 The UK-headquartered business announce the shipment of 16 near-waterless washing machines to the drought-inflicted Cape Province. to read full story
An Ideal partnership 31 Jul 2018 Back in May’s issue we ran a news piece about a new cycling laundry service in Oxford called Oxwash. to read full story
Elis acquires Kings Laundry 27 Jul 2018 Elis continues its growth strategy in Irelandwith the acquisition of Kings Laundry. to read full story
Meet the drycleaner to the stars 27 Jul 2018 Meet the dry cleaner to the stars who salvaged Margaret Thatcher’s iconic blue suit, Prince Charles’ wax coats and a fly-stained Royal wedding dress. to read full story
Fishers Laundry Group Opens New Cupar Head Office 27 Jul 2018 Fishers Laundry Group has underlined its commitment to its home town of Cupar in Fife... to read full story
Enter the Dragons! 26 Jul 2018 Life at leading chemicals manufacturer Christeyns is never dull. to read full story
Steaming ahead 25 Jul 2018 Jean Anderson takes the pressure off and guides you through what you need to think about when buying a new boiler. to read full story
UK-based Green Biologics work with Kreussler to develop first bio-based drycleaning solvent 23 Jul 2018 A new bio-based alternative solution is now available for drycleaners. to read full story
CLEAN introduce Customer Service Portal 17 Jul 2018 Leading laundry supplier, CLEAN, introduce the Customer Service Portal to the hospitality linen customers. to read full story
Starting from scratch. Opening a new laundry or launderette 16 Jul 2018 Opening a new business from scratch is hard work. to read full story
Nomination deadline July 20th. Laundry and Drycleaning Awards 13 Jul 2018 There's isn't much time left to be a part of the Laundry and Drycleaning Awards 2018. to read full story
CLEAN strikes Gold for sixth year running at RoSPA awards 11 Jul 2018 CLEAN, the independent laundry provider, has been awarded as a Gold Medal winner... to read full story
[Article Preview] First to the Finishing Line 09 Jul 2018 Perfectly pressed and finished shirts are a must for a laundry... to read full story
Textile services Tuscan style 05 Jul 2018 Irving Scott reports from his tour of the So.Ge.Si. Ponsacco laundry plant... to read full story
Firefighters tackle blaze at laundry in the New Forest 03 Jul 2018 DOZENS of firefighters from across Hampshire have tackled a blaze at a New Forest laundry. to read full story
This husband, wife and son have worked for over 100 years combined at the same Bristol laundry 02 Jul 2018 Mike and Jenny met and got married after meeting at the laundry company... to read full story
Drycleaners closes after 39 years 02 Jul 2018 A clean break as Bogards, a popular drycleaners in the Archway area, closes after years of trades. to read full story
Caretex professional laundry powders introduced by Cole & Wilson 28 Jun 2018 Chemicals specialist of Cole & Wilson has introduced a range of powders... to read full story
Huge fire destroys laundry premises in Peterborough city centre 28 Jun 2018 Firefighters arrived to find a well-developed fire in a laundry factory unit. to read full story
Worshipful Company of Launderers installs new Master 26 Jun 2018 Forbes MacDougall 2nd right succeeds David Pantlin as Master of the Worshipful Company of Launderers... to read full story
Xeros Cleaning becomes Hydrofinity 26 Jun 2018 Xeros® Cleaning Technologies, the developer of water-saving commercial laundry solutions for hotels and commercial laundries, announced it is changing its name to Hydrofinity™ to read full story
Laundry service provider, CLEAN, secures Considerate Hoteliers membership 19 Jun 2018 Linen and laundry service provider, CLEAN, demonstrates its commitment to sustainability by securing membership with Considerate Hoteliers... to read full story
Messe Frankfurt aiming for €700 million in sales 19 Jun 2018 The Messe Frankfurt Group remains stronger than ever in 2018 as its financial position and event portfolio are concerned... to read full story
Non-profit launderette opening in honour of Liverpool's 'saint of the slums' 19 Jun 2018 A local group in Liverpool is fundraising to launch a non-commercial ecological launderette to serve the community... to read full story
Going Green 15 Jun 2018 All the gossip on drycleaning or laundry businesses going green... to read full story
Laundry service: CLEAN’s link up with hotel group sees one of sector’s largest use of RFID 13 Jun 2018 Laundry & linen. CLEAN has announced a new partnership with PPHE Hotel Group... to read full story
Ideal and Laundry Efficiency announce collaboration 13 Jun 2018 British commercial laundry detergent formulation experts, Ideal announce... to read full story
Weir Rallying UK return triumphant 11 Jun 2018 The Weir Rallying UK team has returned from Sol Rally Barbados... to read full story
Laundry tech: Towel feeding robot by Inwatec 07 Jun 2018 Feeding towels are hard and repetitive work... to read full story
Oltro il Pulito: laundry visit report 06 Jun 2018 Irving Scott reports from his visit to the Lavanova laundry in Romana D’Ezzelino, northern Italy. to read full story
Laundry exhibition: Robotics theme central to Kannegiesser’s seven-day Expo 05 Jun 2018 Themed as ‘Robotisation’, Kannegiesser are showcasing their equipment across 6,500 sq m of exhibition hall. to read full story
Alsco Inc. Acquires UK’s Clean Linen Services Ltd 04 Jun 2018 Today was announced, the acquisition of CLEAN by Alsco... to read full story
Jensen hold their first ‘Performance Days’ 04 Jun 2018 In April, the island of Mallorca played host to Jensen’s new ‘Performance Days’... to read full story
JLA GROUP ACQUIRES WILLIAM WHITFIELD LIMITED 04 Jun 2018 William Whitfield specialises in commercial heating across Scotland and North England. to read full story
Training: Changing the mould 31 May 2018 Training and apprenticeships are at the forefront of government thinking when it comes to getting workers working. to read full story
[June Article Preview] A Chemical Reaction - chemicals and solvents 29 May 2018 The right chemicals and detergents are vital for launderers and drycleaners... to read full story
Viva las Vega: laundry equipment open house 25 May 2018 Jeans Anderson joins Vega at their recent Open House event in the Netherlands. to read full story
Leading from the front 21 May 2018 Tony and his son Wayne set up the launderette in 1996... to read full story
Tunnel vision: laundry machines 18 May 2018 Tunnel or continuous batch washers are marvels of modern engineering. to read full story
[Article Preview] Nights in white satin: Linen suppliers 14 May 2018 The industry's largest linen suppliers and their latest products and developments. to read full story
Oxford launches first cycling launderette 10 May 2018 Cleaning clothes while cleaning up the streets... to read full story
If you build it, they will come... 09 May 2018 A new laundry and drycleaning operation in Bristol has been a long time in planning... to read full story
GDPR deadline looms 04 May 2018 Businesses have just under one month to ensure that they’re compliant... to read full story
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