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.

'Business Casual' Not All Bad, Many Say

CHICAGO — While more than half (51.6%) of readers responding to the most...

Labor Dept. May Investigate Navisa Closure

BRENHAM, Texas — Texas officials have asked the U.S. Department of Labor...

Maine Eyes Service Sales Tax

AUGUSTA, Maine — Maine is examining multiple proposals for tax reform...

Navisa Shutters Texas Hanger Plant

BRENHAM, Texas — Hanger manufacturer Navisa Inc. abruptly closed its...

Illinois Grants GreenEarth 'Green' Status

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The council of Illinois’ state cleanup fund, the...

Los Angeles Set to Study Perc Alternatives

LOS ANGELES, Calif. — The City Council of Los Angeles may soon examine...

Martin Franchises Targets Major Expansion

LOVELAND, Ohio — Martin Franchises, parent company of Martinizing Dry...

Martin Franchises Targets Major Expansion

LOVELAND, Ohio — Martin Franchises, parent company of Martinizing Dry...

What Happens in Vegas... Is Up To You

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

Maytag Picks New Repairman

BENTON HARBOR, Mich. — Maytag Corp. has picked a new repairman after a...

Special Honors Winners Built for Speed, More

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

Linde Launches CO2 Brand Throughout Europe

MUNICH, Germany — Multinational industrial-gas giant Linde AG announced...

Hangers a New Option in Advertising, WSJ Reports

NEW YORK — The Wall Street Journal reports today that marketers anxious...

Early Show Targets Perc as Possible 'Cancer Danger'

CBS News’ Early Show aired a report this morning, “Cancer Danger from...

Clean '07 to Feature 30 Hours of Seminars

This year’s Clean Show has scheduled more than 30 hours of classroom...

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