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Stay up to date with the latest laundry and cleaning industry updates, we cover everything from technology, drycleaning, events to the environmental issues, management and industry trends.

1404, 2021

Energy for the future

April 14th, 2021|

Energy for the future - sustainability in laundry Janice Raycroft reports. "We expect all commercial deliveries within a decade will be by electric vehicles unless hydrogen-powered vehicles become economically viable. The days of polluting diesels are numbered." - [...]

804, 2021

Reckitt creates partnership between Oxwash and Vanish

April 8th, 2021|

Reckitt creates partnership between Oxwash and Vanish to tackle ‘unacceptable clothing waste’ Reckitt’s London-based purpose-led venture arm, has announced a new strategic partnership between Oxwash and heritage clothes care brand Vanish. The ‘Oxwash, powered by Vanish’ partnership will see Oxwash use the new Vanish sustainable formula [...]

3003, 2021

In Focus: Sarah Lancaster

March 30th, 2021|

In Fous: Sarah Lancaster About Sarah Lancaster Sarah Lancaster is MD of Total Laundry Ltd in Chichester. She purchased the business in 2013, having previously worked as a Civil Servant, a broadcast assistant with the BBC, a TV extra and sometimes voiceover presenter. She [...]

2603, 2021

100 tonnes saved from landfill

March 26th, 2021|

Regenex and Celtic Linen hit 100 tonnes of hospitality and healthcare textiles successfully processed Commercial linen stain removal expert Regenex and forward-thinking laundry, Celtic Linen, have reached the landmark volume of 100 tonnes of items saved from rag or landfill and returned to stock. [...]

2103, 2021

Girbau and HeiQ join forces

March 21st, 2021|

Girbau and HeiQ join forces to “viroblock” clothes and textiles by a new laundering process Girbau has partnered with functional materials innovation leader HeiQ to use HeiQ Viroblock NPJ03 in the laundry process. HeiQ Viroblock NPJ03 is an antiviral and antimicrobial textile technology, that [...]

1603, 2021

Business is blooming

March 16th, 2021|

Business is blooming for the Home and Dry team Taking a very pragmatic approach to the effects of the pandemic, Home and Dry garment care and home service has opened three facilities since the start of the Covid crisis. The latest addition, a brand-new receiving [...]

1603, 2021

Data at your fingertips

March 16th, 2021|

Data at your fingertips: Technology trends in the laundry and drycleaning industry Ironing out the creases is the easy bit for textile care professionals, it’s the numbers and the ‘paperwork’ that keep the business running effectively and efficiently that can need smoothing out. Owners [...]

1603, 2021

Calls for white goods laws

March 16th, 2021|

Miele Professional calls for white goods law to be rolled out to commercial sector The government recently announced plans to ensure longer life guarantees for domestic goods including fridges, washing machines and TVs. However, the Professional division of Miele, which provides laundry equipment to [...]

1503, 2021

Wolf Laundry goes for growth

March 15th, 2021|

Wolf Laundry goes for growth after completing deal to buy major competitor  Commercial equipment specialist Wolf Laundry has completed the acquisition of one of its main rivals as it embarks on its next ambitious growth phase. The Yorkshire-headquartered business has bought Brewer & Bunney, [...]

503, 2021

TSA comments on the budget

March 5th, 2021|

David Stevens, CEO of the TSA comments on the budget: The commercial laundry industry is left in Jeopardy Of course it’s good that the furlough scheme has been extended to September. We're happy that the Chancellor has also announced a new recovery loan scheme, [...]

303, 2021

Shah’s brand new book

March 3rd, 2021|

Shah interviews remarkable people in brand new book We’re delighted to share that Vikas Shah MBE has just published his first book. Shah is well-known in the laundry industry as managing director of Swiscot Group, the Manchester based textiles firm. Swiscot Group includes Linen [...]

203, 2021

Antibacterial membranes for laundry water extraction

March 2nd, 2021|

First antibacterial membranes for water extraction presses in laundry Maxi-Press has launched the world’s first antibacterial membrane for all common water extraction presses in laundry, says the company. The manufacturer developed the new “ Anti-Bact” membranes to permanently reduce the risk of bacterial contamination [...]

2402, 2021

Healthcare uniforms should be commercially laundered

February 24th, 2021|

Research confirms that healthcare uniforms should be commercially laundered  Viruses similar to the strain that causes Covid can survive on clothing and transmit to other surfaces for up to 72 hours, scientists at De Montfort University Leicester (DMU) have warned. In a study looking at how coronavirus behaves on [...]

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