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.

New City Celebrates 100 Years

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. — New City Cleaners celebrated 100 years in business...

DLI Releases Bedbug Poster

LAUREL, Md. — The Drycleaning & Laundry Institute (DLI) has issued a...

Fashion vs. Fabricare (Part 4 of 4)

LOOK #4: EXTREME TRIM The posh wintertime preference for furs, faux...

Fashion vs. Fabricare (Part 3 of 4)

LOOK #3: LACE & LEATHER Another strong year for sheers saw lots of...

It’s A Renter’s Market, Drycleaners Say

CHICAGO — Ongoing softness in the commercial real-estate market is...

Registration Opens for Clean 2011

People who wish to attend Clean 2011 in Las Vegas June 6-9, 2011 can now...

Fashion vs. Fabricare (Part 1 of 4)

LOOK #1: HEAD-TO-TOE KNIT Cozy knits are a natural fit for fall, but...

Sales Shrank Slowly in September, Third Quarter

CHICAGO — September and third-quarter 2010 sales were down in all...

GOP Whip Stumps with N.C. Cleaner

HENDERSONVILLE, N.C. — With the race for North Carolina’s 11th...

Kreussler Launches New Solvent System at Detergo

MILAN, Italy — German chemical company Kreussler & Co. announced a...

Cintas Introduces Machine-Wash Tux

CHICAGO — Cintas Corp. introduced a new, “environmentally friendly”...

GreenEarth Names Italian Licensor at Detergo

MILAN — Kansas City-based GreenEarth Cleaning announced it has signed a...

Unstable Dyes Pose The Most Problems, Drycleaners Say

CHICAGO — Unstable dyes and prints are the biggest processing headaches...

Nu Yale Takes Louisville’s Green Award

Louisville, Ky. — Greater Louisville Inc. (GLI), the city’s chamber of...

Fulton Breaks Ground on Addition

PULASKI, N.Y. — Fulton, a leading manufacturer of boilers and thermal...

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