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Drycleaner Sues Former Customer for $100K

Ian P. Murphy |

NEW YORK, N.Y. — The owner of a Manhattan drycleaning business is suing...

Economic Census to Tally Drycleaning Industry

Ian P. Murphy |

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. Census Bureau will send questionnaires to an...

Vulcan Settles with City of Modesto

Ian P. Murphy |

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (October 15, 2007) — Vulcan Materials Co. announced...

Dallas Cleaners Shoot Would-Be Robber to Death

Ian P. Murphy |

DALLAS — The operators of Joe’s Cleaners in Dallas, Texas, foiled a...

Maytag Schedules Centennial Celebration

Ian P. Murphy |

BENTON HARBOR, Mich. — Maytag will celebrate its 100th anniversary this...

Drycleaners' Killer to Challenge Lethal Injection

Ian P. Murphy |

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Two inmates on Kentucky’s death row — one convicted...

EPA Adds Utah Site to Priority List

Ian P. Murphy |

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

Higher Energy Costs Ahead, Government Says

Ian P. Murphy |

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Consumers may pay record prices for heating oil and...

DryClean USA Posts Record Revenues for 2007

Ian P. Murphy |

MIAMI, Fla. — DryClean USA’s 2007 yearly earnings have increased 10% as...

Typhoon Scare Doesn't Slow Texcare

Bruce Beggs |

SHANGHAI, China – Texcare Asia 2007 – the largest industry show in the...

Custom Cleaners Closes Due to Lost-Pants Suit

Ian P. Murphy |

WASHINGTON, D.C. — So Jin and Soo Chung, defendants in the $54 million...

Modesto Contamination Spawns New Lawsuit

Ian P. Murphy |

MODESTO, Calif. – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is...

Most Process Work with Tensioning Equipment

Ian P. Murphy |

CHICAGO, Ill. — The majority of operators (58.1%) are using tensioning...

Restoration Cleaners Breaks into Inc. 5,000

Ian P. Murphy |

HOUSTON, Texas — Inc. magazine named Houston’s Restoration Cleaners to...

Texcare Asia Set to Go on As Scheduled

Ian P. Murphy |

SHANGHAI, China — Texcare Asia 2007 — the largest industry show in the...

U.S. Dry Cleaning Acquires Top California Chain

Ian P. Murphy |

PALM SPRINGS, Calif. — U.S. Dry Cleaning Corp. announced yesterday it...

More Than 100 Exhibitors Set for Texcare Asia

Bruce Beggs |

SHANGHAI — China’s boom is creating opportunities throughout the textile...

Two Influential Operators Pass Away

Ian P. Murphy |

CHICAGO, Ill. — Two longtime industry operators, Bobby Landers and...

U.S. Dry Cleaning Begins Trading on OTC Market

Ian P. Murphy |

PALM SPRINGS, Calif. — Shares of U.S. Dry Cleaning Corp. began trading...

NCA's Texcare 2007 Almost Sold Out

Ian P. Murphy |

NEW YORK, N.Y. – The National Cleaners Association (NCA) says that...

CRDN Named to Inc. 5,000

Ian P. Murphy |

BERKLEY, Mich. — The Certified Restoration Drycleaning Network (CRDN)...

N.C. Association Wins EPA Award

Ian P. Murphy |

GREENSBORO, N.C. — The North Carolina Association of Launderers &...

Wetcleaning Replaces Perc in Toronto Plant

Ian P. Murphy |

TORONTO, Ontario — Toronto-based Glenforest Cleaners is converting...

NFIB Commends Call for Small-Biz Platforms

Ian P. Murphy |

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB...

Pearson to Appeal Lost-Pants Verdict

Ian P. Murphy |

WASHINGTON, D.C. — D.C. administrative judge Roy Pearson filed an appeal...

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