Martin L. Young Jr.

Industry Consultant and Trainer

Martin L. Young Jr. has been an industry consultant and trainer for 20 years, and a member of various stakeholder groups on environmental issues. He is a past president of the North Carolina Association of Launderers & Cleaners (NCALC). He grew up in his parents’ plant in Concord, N.C., Young Cleaners, which he operates to this day. Contact him by phone at 704-786-3011, or via e-mail at mayoung@vnet.net.

Spotting Tips: Give Smooth Leather Extra Attention (Part 1)

CONCORD, N.C. — My January column on wetcleaning suede (Breathing New Life...

Spotting Tips: Breaking Down Cosmetics Stains (Conclusion)

CONCORD, N.C. — Makeup on garments was and is a problem for the garment...

Spotting Tips: Breaking Down Cosmetics Stains (Part 1)

CONCORD, N.C. — Makeup on garments was and is a problem for the garment...

Breathing New Life into Suede

CONCORD, N.C. — I recently spoke to a cleaner who expressed astonishment...

Evaluate 2015, Anticipate Holiday Fashion Challenges

CONCORD, N.C. — It is the holiday season, and the end of the year is in...

Outerwear Accompanies Arrival of Cooler Weather

CONCORD, N.C. — Cooler weather has arrived and, along with it, outerwear....

Evaluate Before It’s Too Late

CONCORD, N.C. — To get the most out of your stain removal efforts with the...

Adhere to Basics When Cleaning Expensive Gowns

CONCORD, N.C. — There always comes a point when you choose to clean a “...

Make ‘Sorry’ Tags a Thing of the Past

CONCORD, N.C. — The yellow of the mustard is barely touched. The spaghetti...

Some Stains Follow Family Tree

CONCORD, N.C. — Over the years, I have covered the procedures for removing...

Most Important Variable for Successful Stain Removal? Attitude

CONCORD, N.C. — The Clean Show is behind us, and we should all be focused...

With Spring Comes Bloom of Caramelized Sugar

CONCORD, N.C. — Springtime is upon us, and with it comes a change in your...

Primer on Protein, Tips for Tannin

CONCORD, N.C. — I must apologize to those of you new to the industry,...

Treating Fragiles After the Festive

CONCORD, N.C. — During this post-holidays time of year, you will probably...

Sweaters Bring Extra Cash, but Be Cautious

CONCORD, N.C. — Fall weather means cooler temperatures, and cooler...

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