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1211, 2020

Ideal committed to Living Wage

November 12th, 2020|

National Living Wage Week 9-15 November 2020 Ideal Manufacturing Ltd has been accredited as a Living Wage Employer meaning that everyone working there receives a minimum hourly wage of £9.50 in the UK or £10.85 in London – the rates just increased this week to coincide [...]

1111, 2020

Stuart Rigby hangs up his jacket

November 11th, 2020|

Stuart Rigby hangs up his jacket after 41 years After more than 40 years working within the laundry industry, Kannegiesser’s well-respected colleague, Stuart Rigby, has retired. Rigby started his very first job in 1979 at Bentley’s in Hull, a well-known garment and flat work [...]

1111, 2020

JET Expo becomes Texcare France

November 11th, 2020|

JET Expo becomes Texcare France At the end of 2018, JET Expo, the French Expo for laundries, drycleaners and launderettes, was taken over by the Messe Frankfurt Group via its French subsidiary. The Messe Frankfurt Group already operate Texcare International (Germany), the "Clean Show" (USA) and [...]

1111, 2020

Managing the second wave

November 11th, 2020|

Managing the second wave: The importance of laundry hygiene in the fight against COVID-19 Though the first wave of the pandemic was entirely unprecedented and to some extent unpredictable, leading scientists made one thing clear very early on. With all evidence pointing to the [...]

1111, 2020

Oxwash launches in London

November 11th, 2020|

Oxwash launches in London Oxwash has opened for business in London for the first time, following the brand’s success in Oxford and Cambridge. Part of a larger scale up plan - which sees the company eye global expansion - the London launch marks the first [...]

2810, 2020

LADAs registration now open

October 28th, 2020|

The Laundry and Drycleaning Awards, The LADAs 2020, is going virtual this year. The Laundry and Drycleaning Awards, The LADAs 2020, is going virtual this year. In the October edition of Laundry and Cleaning Today, it was announced that the awards will have to go virtual. [...]

2210, 2020

Nicholls welcomes Sunak’s support

October 22nd, 2020|

Nicholls welcomes Sunak’s support Chancellor Rishi Sunak new support schemes designed to help businesses and their staff in England under COVID-19 tier restrictions have been welcomed by UKHospitality’s chief executive Kate Nicholls. However, in Scotland, worries are increasing. Nicholls, who met with him before [...]

1510, 2020

Electrolux’s new flat work ironer

October 15th, 2020|

Electrolux Professional completes range with new flat work ironer Electrolux Professional has unveiled a new range of flat work ironers, which completes its Line 6000 range of ergonomic, efficient and hygienic professional laundry solutions.The Line 6000 flat work ironer range includes front delivery, rear delivery [...]

910, 2020

Christeyns plays key role in Bradford Manufacturing Weeks

October 9th, 2020|

Christeyns plays key role in Bradford Manufacturing Weeks Bradford based chemicals manufacturer Christeyns joins other local and regional manufacturers for the third Bradford Manufacturing Weeks event, this year hosted entirely online. Led by West & North Yorkshire Chamber of Commerce and with primary sponsorship [...]

3009, 2020

Vision in strong recovery position

September 30th, 2020|

Vision in strong recovery position following COVID-19 crisis The COVID-19 crisis caught many organisations off guard, challenged established ways of working, and put recovery plans to the test. The extraordinary nature of this crisis has caused uncertainty and posed challenges to recovery. Vision, the textile company [...]

3009, 2020

Seaweed study makes washing environmentally friendly

September 30th, 2020|

Seaweed study helps make washing clothes environmentally friendly An enzyme made by bacteria living on seaweed is being used to make environmentally-friendly laundry detergents. Scientists from Newcastle University studied how bacteria release themselves from seaweed by using the novel phosphodiesterase enzyme, which breaks down [...]

3009, 2020

LADA finalists revealed…

September 30th, 2020|

LADA 2020 finalists revealed… The judges have reviewed all the entries for the Laundry and Drycleaning Awards 2020 and we’re delighted to announce the full shortlist of finalists in this issue. In the line up are industry businesses of all sizes from across the [...]

3009, 2020

Super laundry expansion

September 30th, 2020|

Super charged and ready for expansion Super Laundry Limited recently announced that, despite the ongoing pandemic, they had taken a new lease on their sixth laundry unit – their third premises in London’s King’s Cross. The business was initially formed in 2008 out of [...]

2209, 2020

Giving it large

September 22nd, 2020|

Giving it large We’ve often heard that ‘big is best’. Of course, how that is interpreted depends on your standpoint, but one thing is certain, large commercial washing machines are still around and there’s a reason for that; they’ve become much better in recent [...]

2209, 2020

Regenex reports upturn in laundry activity

September 22nd, 2020|

Regenex reports ‘green shoots’ upturn in post-lockdown laundry sector activity Commercial linen stain removal specialist, Regenex, is back in action following lockdown – winning a prestigious award that puts the company among the UK’s greenest businesses and organisations.Regenex, based in Buttershaw, Bradford, is the proud [...]


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