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2409, 2021

Tackling microfibre pollution

September 24th, 2021|

Politicians and scientists get serious about tackling microfibre pollution September has marked a pivotal moment for companies, NGOs and scientists who're serious about tackling microfibre pollution from laundry.The UK All-Party Parliamentary Group for Microplastics released a report this week calling on Westminster to pass legislation [...]

2309, 2021

Christeyns acquisition in hygiene sector

September 23rd, 2021|

Christeyns consolidates its position in hygiene sector with acquisition Christeyns, producer of hygiene chemicals, has acquired the Valencian company EurosanexEurosanex is specialised in the manufacturing of products for professional hygiene, food and laundry, as well as personal hygiene. This new investment is part of Christeyns' strategy [...]

2109, 2021

Obituary: C-zi Patel

September 21st, 2021|

Obituary: C-zi Patel Obituary: C-zi Patel It is with deep regret that we wish to inform you of the unexpected and untimely passing of C-zi Patel, technical director for Nayax UK. The Nayax team said: “C-zi, having been in the industry for many, many years was [...]

1509, 2021

TSA warns of energy price rises

September 15th, 2021|

TSA warns of ‘alarming’ energy price rises for commercial laundries TSA warns of ‘alarming’ energy price rises for commercial laundries The TSA (Textile Services Association) says that the rapidly rising energy prices will have a significant impact on laundries and describes the increases as ‘alarming’. They [...]

1409, 2021

Mach 1 expands with Renzacci

September 14th, 2021|

Mach 1 expands with Renzacci Mach 1 expands with Renzacci As Ashley Cadman, managing director at Mach 1 Engineering at Dorking in Surrey, looks around his ‘onestop shop’ with 3,000 square feet of warehouse space for drycleaning and laundry equipment there’s much to admire. [...]

309, 2021

Kannegiesser withdraw from Texcare

September 3rd, 2021|

Kannegiesser announce withdrawal from Texcare International Kannegiesser announce withdrawal from Texcare Another large industry player, Kannegiesser, has announced that it won’t be exhibiting at Texcare later this year. In a statement issued to the press they said: “Texcare is an excellent opportunity to meet [...]

3108, 2021

In Focus: Matthew Barker

August 31st, 2021|

In Focus: Matthew Barker About Matthew Barker Barker MD is Matthew Barker who joined the family business in 1990 and in 2000 bought the company from his father, re-branding to become Barker Group, which is now simply known as Barker, a specialist laundry and drycleaning business [...]

2408, 2021

BLANC goes for a Mercedes-Benz eSprinter ‘clean sweep’

August 24th, 2021|

Eco-friendly BLANC goes for a Mercedes-Benz eSprinter ‘clean sweep’ Sustainability and environmental best practice are integral to the ethos of award-winning drycleaner BLANC, but so, too, are sound economics – all of which explains why the west London-based firm has resolved to invest in zero-emission Mercedes-Benz [...]

1308, 2021

Obituary: Steve Pick

August 13th, 2021|

Obituary: Steve Pick Obituary: Steve Pick We are very sad to share the news that Steve Pick, owner of Sermac Ltd, died suddenly on 11th August 2021. Steve worked in the industry for many years and will be greatly missed by all his colleagues and customers. [...]

1008, 2021

Laundries price rises are inevitable

August 10th, 2021|

Laundries warn hospitality industry: price rises are inevitable ‘Massive inflationary pressures’ as costs and shortages hit commercial laundries say the TSA The commercial laundries serving the hospitality and leisure industries have been looking forward to the bounce back, following lockdowns that saw them suffer more than [...]

408, 2021

Lean, mean and clean

August 4th, 2021|

Lean, mean and clean The best of our large commercial washing machines have got leaner and meaner in recent years – at least when it comes to their water, chemical and energy usage, cycle time and even the space required. Being [...]

408, 2021

TSA offers UKHospitality advice on temporary laundry supply issues

August 4th, 2021|

TSA offers UKHospitality advice on temporary laundry supply issues TSA offers UKHospitality advice on temporary laundry supply issuesThe Textile Services Association (TSA) has wholeheartedly celebrated the bounce back of the hospitality industry, saying that commercial laundries have seen a dramatic increase in demand.However, it has [...]

2107, 2021

Royal Jersey fire

July 21st, 2021|

Royal Jersey plan to bounce back stronger than ever following fire On Thursday 20 May the fire brigade were called out at 1am to Royal Jersey’s site in Dagenham following a reported fire. The fire raged through the night and CCTV footage later showed [...]


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