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Legislators May Delay N.J. Perc Phaseout

Ian P. Murphy |

TRENTON, N.J. — State legislators are considering delaying a proposed...

Roof Collapses at M&B’s Alabama Facility

Ian P. Murphy |

LEEDS, Ala. — A section of roof collapsed over M&B Hangers’ Alabama...

Lost-Pants Plaintiff Sues Again

Ian P. Murphy |

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Roy Pearson, the District of Columbia Administrative...

MyLaundryOnline: Social Network with Suds?

Ian P. Murphy |

LOS ANGELES — Laundry and interactive social networking joined for the...

No Need for More Perc Testing, E.U. Scientists Say

Ian P. Murphy |

BRUSSELS — A European Union (E.U.) committee says that there is “no need...

America’s Best Cleaners Adds Affiliates at Awards

Ian P. Murphy |

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — America’s Best Cleaners (ABC) announced that it...

EPA Clarifies Clean-Air Regulations

Ian P. Murphy |

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

Carl’s Jr. Tie-in Garners Good Publicity

Ian P. Murphy |

LAUREL, Md. — The Drycleaning & Laundry Institute (DLI) reports...

Stimulus Package Extends to Small Businesses

Ian P. Murphy |

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The economic stimulus package that will soon issue...

Exhibit Sales Open for Clean '09 in New Orleans

Ian P. Murphy |

NEW ORLEANS — Exhibit sales open this month for Clean ’09, the textile-...

Industry Braces for Higher Hanger Prices

Ian P. Murphy |

WASHINGTON, D.C. — A preliminary determination from the U.S. Department...

NCA Launches ‘Drycleaning Dramas’ Contest

Ian P. Murphy |

NEW YORK, N.Y. — The National Cleaners Association (NCA) announced last...

Zoots Set to Complete Liquidation

Ian P. Murphy |

NEWTON, Mass. — Zoots Corp. sold its Virginia stores and plant to Palm...

SEC Files Suit Against Anscott Industries

Ian P. Murphy |

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

SDA Expects Record Turnout for Show

Ian P. Murphy |

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

EPA Issues Stricter Smog Standards

Ian P. Murphy |

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

Widmer’s Latest to Leave Zoots Fold

Ian P. Murphy |

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

Zoots Abandons Connecticut Stores

Ian P. Murphy |

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

Cleaners Vary on Oscar Gowns, NCA Says

Ian P. Murphy |

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

DLI’s Hometown Proposes Perc Ban

Ian P. Murphy |

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

Greensleeves Giveaway Celebrates First Year

Ian P. Murphy |

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

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

Ian P. Murphy |

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

Martin Young to Take Over 'Spotting Tips' Column

Ian P. Murphy |

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

‘Door-To-Door’ Launches Franchise Push

Ian P. Murphy |

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

California ARB Completes GreenEarth Evaluation

Ian P. Murphy |

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

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