Special Features

Morgenthaler’s: 115 Years Young

Ian P. Murphy |

ST. LOUIS — , In celebrating its 75th Anniversary recently, American...

Back to The Big Easy

Ian P. Murphy |

On August 29, 2005, Hurricane Katrina slammed into the Gulf shores...

Back to The Big Easy

Ian P. Murphy |

On August 29, 2005, Hurricane Katrina slammed into the Gulf shores...

Life & Times in The Industry: Personal Memories from Those Who Were There

I was in college and needed money to finish when I agreed to work for a...

Timeline: 1990s & 2000s

Ian P. Murphy |

1990sThe hallmark of the ’90s is a barrage of increasingly stringent...

Life & Times in The Industry: Personal Memories from Those Who Were There

Believe it or not, my tenure in the drycleaning industry started in 1974...

Timeline: 1970s & 1980s

Ian P. Murphy |

1970sWash-and-wear, permanent press and other easy-care options take a...

Life & Times in The Industry: Personal Memories from Those Who Were There

I came to Atlanta after working at Philco. We had a life savings of $10,...

Timeline: 1950s & 1960s

Ian P. Murphy |

1950sThe postwar economic boom spreads into drycleaning, ushering in its...

Life & Times in The Industry: Personal Memories from Those Who Were There

The idea of metal press pads was one Morris Rosenthal had while in the...

Timeline: 1930s & 1940s

Ian P. Murphy |

1930s[NP][/NP]The magazine launches in the depths of the Great...

Life & Times in The Industry: Personal Memories from Those Who Were There

Hobbs, N.M., in 1932 was like nothing I had ever seen: A dirty, no-...

What It Means To Be Green

Ian P. Murphy |

With concerns about fuel prices, global warming and other issues, more...

Styles of The Season

Ian P. Murphy |

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

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...

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...

What Happens in Vegas... Is Up To You

Ian P. Murphy |

America's desert getaway lets visitors decide. LAS VEGAS, Nev. — "What...

Special Honors Winners Built for Speed, More

Ian P. Murphy |

Runners-up in American Drycleaner's 46th Annual Plant Design Awards...

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