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.

Tell Senate to Vote 'No' on Bill, TCATA Says

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Textile Care Allied Trades Association (TCATA) is...

Dove Converts to GreenEarth Solvent

TORONTO — DoveCorp Enterprises, a retail drycleaning conglomerate with...

Most Drycleaners Closing July 4th Only

CHICAGO — With Independence Day falling in the middle of the week, most...

Lost-Pants Plaintiff Breaks Down in Court

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Judge Roy Pearson, the plaintiff in the $54 million...

Clean Show Attendance Beats 2005 Numbers

LAS VEGAS, Nev. — The crowds didn’t lie. Preliminary estimates indicate...

Visitors Continue to Swamp Show Floor

LAS VEGAS, Nev. — Visitors continued to pack the aisles yesterday at the...

'Solvent Options' Reveals New Position on Perc

LAS VEGAS, Nev.— A packed house attended yesterday's panel discussion at...

IFI Celebrates 100th, Changes Name

LAS VEGAS, Nev. — The International Fabricare Institute (IFI) threw a...

2007 Clean Show Drawing Crowds

LAS VEGAS, Nev. — Showgirls met with crowds in Las Vegas this morning to...

Damages Cut to $54 Million in Lost-Pants Trial

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Plaintiff Roy Pearson has reduced damages requested...

Florida Cleaner Charged with Hazwaste Violations

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — The Florida Department of Environmental Protection (...

Statewide Perc Ban Proposed in New York

NEW YORK — State Senator Malcolm Smith introduced legislation Friday...

Scottsdale Drycleaner Wins Kudos from PETA

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — Animal-rights activist group PETA honored Monte...

Texcare Asia Set to Be Biggest Ever

SHANGHAI, China — Texcare Asia will be the biggest yet, show planners...

Toronto Floats Local, Nationwide Perc Bans

TORONTO, Canada — Toronto’s Public Health department voted last week to...

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