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SEC Files Suit Against Anscott Industries

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TAMPA, Fla. — The Securities & Exchange Commission (SEC) has filed...

SDA Expects Record Turnout for Show

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ARLINGTON, Texas — The Southwest Drycleaners Association (SDA) says that...

EPA Issues Stricter Smog Standards

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WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) moved...

Widmer’s Latest to Leave Zoots Fold

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CINCINNATI — Zoots Corp. has sold Widmer’s Cleaners, the large...

Zoots Abandons Connecticut Stores

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NEWTON, Mass. —  Zoots Corp. has moved out of Connecticut, according to...

Cleaners Vary on Oscar Gowns, NCA Says

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NEW YORK — Most members of the National Cleaners Association (NCA) say...

DLI’s Hometown Proposes Perc Ban

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LAUREL, Md. — Legislation introduced in a City Council meeting in Laurel...

Greensleeves Giveaway Celebrates First Year

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GLEN COVE, N.Y. — Greensleeves Garment Care offered drycleaning services...

DLI Endorses Carl’s Jr.’s Messiest Menu Items

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CARPINTERIA, Calif. — Fast-food chain Carl’s Jr. announced yesterday...

Martin Young to Take Over 'Spotting Tips' Column

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CHICAGO — American Drycleaner is pleased to announce that it has added a...

‘Door-To-Door’ Launches Franchise Push

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GREENWOOD VILLAGE, Colo. — A company known as Door-To-Door Dry Cleaning...

California ARB Completes GreenEarth Evaluation

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SACRAMENTO, Calif. — The California Air Resources Board (ARB) has...

Whirlpool Reports Record Results

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BENTON HARBOR, Mich. — Whirlpool Corp. announced last week that its...

TCATA CEO Says New Orleans Is ‘Vibrant’ Again

Editor’s Note: This letter was distributed to members of the Textile...

NCA’s ‘Brainstorming’ An International Success

Ian P. Murphy |

New York, N.Y. — More than 40 operators from the U.S. and Central...

British Chains Blame Smoking Ban for Poor Results

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MERSEYSIDE, England — Johnson Service Group, the parent company of the...

Adco Buys Laidlaw's Chemical Products Division

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SEDALIA, Mo. — Mentor Partners of Boston and Adco Cleaning Products of...

Bloomberg Signs NYC Plastic-Bag Recycling Bill

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NEW YORK, N.Y. — New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg signed a law last...

Howard Herman Named Wascomat President

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INWOOD, N.Y. — Howard Herman, a 36-year Wascomat veteran, has been...

Industry Descends on New Jersey to Fight Perc Ban

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TRENTON, N.J. — In an incredible show of solidarity, more than 120...

Industry Prepares to Storm Hearing on N.J. Perc Phaseout

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TRENTON, N.J. — Representatives of the industry will join in New Jersey...

CRDN Founders Buy The Company

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BERKLEY, Mich. — Wayne Wudyka, founder and chief executive officer of...

Subcommittee to Investigate Worker Deaths at Laundry Plant

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LINDEN, N.J. — A congressional subcommittee will conduct a field hearing...

Hangers Makes San Diego 'Fast 100' for Fourth Year in A Row

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SAN DIEGO, Calif. — Hangers Cleaners was recently named one of San Diego...

Small-Business Managers Skew Work/Life Balance, Survey Says

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FRAMINGHAM, Mass. — Almost half of small-business managers in the U.S....

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