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Styles of The Season

Ian P. Murphy |

Haute couture runways in Milan, New York and Paris reveal the challenges...

Pa. Small Businesses Get Grants for 'Ecofriendly' Equipment Purchases

Jason Hicks |

HARRISBURG, Pa. — Eighty-one small businesses in Pennsylvania that...

No Solvent Is Safe from Scrutiny

Kenney Slatten |

When it comes to environmental issues, logic doesn’t always prevail. And...

Texcare International: Global Perspective

Ian P. Murphy |

After four years, Texcare returns next month with what could be a bigger...

DOC Eases Tariffs; Consumers Wary of Price Increases

Ian P. Murphy |

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Department of Commerce (DOC) last week amended...

DOC Moves on Dumping, Hanger Prices Headed Up

Ian P. Murphy |

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Department of Commerce (DOC) issued a preliminary...

Getting The Drop

Howard Scott |

With affluent customers and 24/7 automation, a tiny location in a...

Merit Winners of The 47th Annual Plant Design Awards

Ian P. Murphy |

Whether the plant is an established hub of the community or a vanguard...

Drycleaner’s Killer Sentenced to Life

Ian P. Murphy |

NEW YORK, N.Y. — Denworth Davidson, the triggerman convicted in the...

Three Plants Take Special Honors in 47th Annual Plant Design Awards

Ian P. Murphy |

While the Grand Prize went to a production-only, central plant, the three...

Urban Renewal: Inside The Winner of Best Plant Design

Ian P. Murphy |

NEW YORK — After years of searching in one of the highest-priced real...

Water, Fire And Flood

Haley Jorgensen |

Drycleaners are emerging as a niche for industrial laundry-equipment...

Fashion on The Fringe

Ian P. Murphy |

When it comes to hard-to-process clothing, you can hardly beat the...

A Tour of Haute Couture

America’s Best Cleaners (ABC), a certification organization for high-end...

Are You in Hot Water?

James (Jim) F. Wainwright |

An inspector’s report I once read described a drycleaner’s boiler room...

Audit Your Energy Use

Lloyd Manning |

According to the business-statistics firm BizStats, the cost of...

Joining in Jersey

Everett Childers |

If you missed TexCare 2007 in New Jersey, you missed one of the best...

Storming Shanghai

Bruce Beggs |

Texcare Asia 2007—the largest industry show in the Far East—welcomed...

Prestige Preservation Enters Japanese Market

Ian P. Murphy |

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Prestige Preservation LLC, an international licenser...

DLI Releases Solvent White Paper

Ian P. Murphy |

LAUREL, Md. — The Drycleaning & Laundry Institute (DLI, formerly IFI...

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