Ian P. Murphy

Freelance Writer

Ian P. Murphy is a freelance writer based in Chicago, and was the editor of American Drycleaner from 1999 to 2011.

Two Influential Operators Pass Away

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

U.S. Dry Cleaning Begins Trading on OTC Market

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

NCA's Texcare 2007 Almost Sold Out

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

CRDN Named to Inc. 5,000

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

N.C. Association Wins EPA Award

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

Wetcleaning Replaces Perc in Toronto Plant

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

NFIB Commends Call for Small-Biz Platforms

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

Pearson to Appeal Lost-Pants Verdict

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

Most Drycleaners Will Consider Alternatives

CHICAGO, Ill. — The overwhelming majority (88.9%) of drycleaners say...

Dawson Takes TCATA's Biggest Honor

NAPA, Calif. — David W. Dawson, of Naperville, Ill.-based R.R. Street...

Business Down Slightly in Second Quarter

CHICAGO — Drycleaning sales nationwide decreased slightly in the second...

Solvair Goes Live in First Retail Plant

EVANSTON, Ill. — Mayor Lorraine H. Morton joined representatives of R.R...

Lost-Pants Plaintiff May Be Sent Packing

WASHINGTON, D.C. — D.C. Administrative Law Judge Roy Pearson Jr. may be...

DOL Releases New Minimum Wage Poster

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) has released a...

Hemsley Cleans Up in Back to The Grind

NEW YORK, N.Y. — Sherman Hemsley, famous for portraying drycleaner...

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