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‘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...

Whirlpool Reports Record Results

Ian P. Murphy |

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...

British Chains Blame Smoking Ban for Poor Results

Ian P. Murphy |

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

NCA’s ‘Brainstorming’ An International Success

Ian P. Murphy |

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

Adco Buys Laidlaw's Chemical Products Division

Ian P. Murphy |

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

Bloomberg Signs NYC Plastic-Bag Recycling Bill

Ian P. Murphy |

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

Howard Herman Named Wascomat President

Ian P. Murphy |

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

Industry Descends on New Jersey to Fight Perc Ban

Ian P. Murphy |

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

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

Ian P. Murphy |

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

CRDN Founders Buy The Company

Ian P. Murphy |

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

Subcommittee to Investigate Worker Deaths at Laundry Plant

Ian P. Murphy |

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

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

Ian P. Murphy |

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

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

Ian P. Murphy |

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

Zoots May Close Connecticut Plant

Ian P. Murphy |

HARTFORD, Conn. — Zoots Corp. has filed a notice with the Connecticut...

Meurice Wins Best Plant Design

Ian P. Murphy |

CHICAGO — It’s always tough to pick a single Grand Prize winner in...

Japanese Manufacturer Markets ´Shower Clean´ Suits

Ian P. Murphy |

TOKYO — Japanese manufacturer Konaka is marketing wash-and-wear suits...

Employer Pays for Protective Equipment, OSHA Says

Ian P. Murphy |

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Occupational Safety & Health Administration...

EPA Fast-Tracks Billings Cleanup

Ian P. Murphy |

BILLINGS, Mont. — The Environmental Protection Agency recently released...

CNBC Suggests 'Dry Cleaner Economic Index'

Ian P. Murphy |

CNBC correspondent Jane Wells said that drycleaners could be the source...

New Jersey Issues Perc Phaseout Plan

Ian P. Murphy |

TRENTON, N.J. — New Jersey’s Department of Environmental Protection (DEP...

Immigration Service Revises I-9 Form

Ian P. Murphy |

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS...

DLI Seeks New Directors for Western Regions

Ian P. Murphy |

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

Two Die Attempting to Clean Solvent Tank

Ian P. Murphy |

LINDEN, N.J. — Two workers died while attempting to clean an industrial-...

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