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Fresh new start

Fresh new start: Shirt machines A crisp, fresh shirt is a thing of joy for the wearer and the launderer keen to offer a top quality service that attracts repeat business. Many customers, and potential customers, who have been working from home are now starting to get [...]

Laundry Trade Associations

Trade Associations: The vital link Janice Raycroft speaks to our key associations who have proved to be a crucial support network to the industry during these recent difficult times. From poring through government advice and regulations – and lobbying those in power – to sharing information and [...]

2020 Tunnel Vision

2020 Tunnel Vision A modern tunnel washer will not only save money in a laundry but can help to improve green credentials as we try to head to a ‘carbon neutral’ future. Perhaps the most significant steps in recent times in the development of continuous batch washers [...]

A sustainable future for laundry

A sustainable future for laundry Many businesses across our industry will face a hard road to recovery from COVID-19. Here Jean Anderson talks to industry operators from retail to major manufacturers and shares their thoughts on the routes to a sustainable, environmentally sound future. [...]

Behind the mask

Behind the mask In the Government’s roadmap plan released in mid-May they advised that ‘people should aim to wear a face covering in enclosed spaces where social distancing is not always possible and they come into contact with others that they do not normally meet’. This means [...]

Steaming Ahead

Steaming Ahead The essential boiler is currently sitting unused in many businesses right now and engineers will be very busy dealing with issues when businesses switch everything on again and run into problems. Janice Raycroft talks to the experts about boilers and the sort of actions you [...]

Restarting with a clean sheet

Restarting with a clean sheet Coronavirus has side swiped economies and societies around the world in a way that was unimaginable other than in the realms of science fiction. But in time we will find a new normal and both laundries and drycleaners will reopen with clients [...]


Sustainability and futureproofing Janice Raycroft looks at the opportunities where sustainability can play a key role in changing industry businesses for the long term. These are tough times for all businesses, and while much of the media focus has been on the devastating effect on sectors such [...]


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