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1105, 2022

ABS … easy as 1,2,3

May 11th, 2022|

ABS … easy as 1,2,3 Jan Raycroft finds out about ABS’s software solutions for counting, tracking, tracing and general all round stock management for handling textile rental and laundry services. An ABS team of programmers at the development centre in Romania Tech pioneers still have a [...]

1105, 2022

Linen supply: Chain Reaction

May 11th, 2022|

Chain Reaction One year ago, we highlighted a ‘Perfect Storm’ in what was increasingly becoming the Crazy World of Cotton. The pandemic, hideous supply chain knots, rocketing shipping container fees, labour disputes and import bans over human rights issues all added to the scenario. [...]

2704, 2022

Electrolux Professional recognises top-performing distributors

April 27th, 2022|

Electrolux Professional recognises top-performing distributors following return of Partner awards Electrolux Professional has recognised the stand-out performance of a number of its foodservice, beverage and laundry distribution partners in its annual Partner awards. Returning after a two-year hiatus following the pandemic, the awards celebrate [...]

2704, 2022

Christeyns eases driver shortage

April 27th, 2022|

Christeyns helps ease driver shortage and expands HGV fleet Christeyns helps ease driver shortage and expands HGV fleet Bradford-based hygiene chemical specialist Christeyns has added HGV driving qualifications to its apprenticeship scheme in order to provide a solution for the current driver shortage. Two [...]

2704, 2022

Obituary: Len Hazell

April 27th, 2022|

Obituary: Len Hazell Obituary: Len Hazell We are sad to report the recent death of Len Hazell, formerly technical sales manager at James Armstrong & Co Ltd, Newbury. Jeremy Lowes writes: “Len joined Armstrong in 1982 and after a period on the shop floor [...]

2604, 2022

Laundryheap acquires Laundrapp

April 26th, 2022|

Laundryheap acquires Laundrapp to secure position as market leader Laundryheap, the UK’s largest on-demand laundry and drycleaning service, has acquired competitor Laundrapp from Inc Retail. The deal, the terms of which remain undisclosed, follows a steady expansion of Laundryheap’s market footprint since it was founded in [...]

2204, 2022

Laundryheap extends partnership

April 22nd, 2022|

Laundryheap extends partnership with UnderTheDoormat On-demand laundry and drycleaning platform Laundryheap has announced an extension to their partnership with UnderTheDoormat, a luxury home accommodation service that provides modern living for guests seeking hotel-quality in the comfort of a home. The partnership moves Laundryheap from [...]

704, 2022

A sustainable future for laundry

April 7th, 2022|

Planning for a sustainable and viable future for hospitality and commercial laundries UKHospitality and TSA form collaborate partnership at Round Table The first Round Table summit between leading hospitality groups and commercial laundries ended in a series of pointers that will help plan for a [...]

3003, 2022

Chain Reaction

March 30th, 2022|

Chain reaction Chain reaction A pandemic. A war that has thrown so much up into the air when it comes to predictions about all of life. Rocketing shipping container fees. Delays at ports. Vessels at ports that are so full they can’t dock. Air [...]

1603, 2022

NHS uniform laundering guidance

March 16th, 2022|

NHS uniform laundering guidance Research highlights barriers preventing healthcare workers following NHS uniform laundering guidance A lack of adequate changing facilities at hospitals in England is preventing healthcare workers from safely washing their uniforms in accordance with NHS guidance, a new study has found. [...]

1403, 2022

Girbau UK creates new role

March 14th, 2022|

Girbau UK creates new role to lead OPL customer support Girbau UK creates new role to lead OPL customer support Girbau UK has appointed Tracy Britton to the new position of business development manager serving on-premise laundry (opl) customers in the hospitality, leisure and [...]

103, 2022

Travelling scholars visit Swiss Camplings laundry

March 1st, 2022|

Travelling scholars visit Swiss Camplings laundry Travelling scholars visit Swiss Camplings laundryGuy Turvill, chairman at Swiss Camplings laundry recently hosted the open day for the travelling scholars at their steam-free laundry in Great Yarmouth, organised by the Worshipful Company of Launderers.After the welcome introduction, the [...]

103, 2022

Obituary: John Gallagher

March 1st, 2022|

Obituary: John Gallagher Obituary: John Gallagher It is with great sadness that the Society of Hospital Linen Service and Laundry Managers must announce the passing of their president and friend to all, John Gallagher. Those who knew John well were aware that he had [...]


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