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.

Supplemental Stain Removal: An Eye on Longevity

CONCORD, N.C. — I had just finished a presentation on making the most of...

See Oxidized Oil Stain as Opportunity to Shine

CONCORD, N.C. — Oh, those yellow stains. You cannot assume anything about...

Ozone Breathes New Life into Garments

CONCORD, N.C. — Energy and chemical costs are major factors in any...

Pampering Fragile Garments

CONCORD, N.C. — While looking over past articles, I discovered that it has...

Little Things Add Up to Prosperity

CONCORD, N.C. — Another year in the books, and opportunity lies ahead....

Treating Holiday Stains

CONCORD, N.C. — It is that time of the year, a time of traditions. It is a...

Salvage After the Storm

CONCORD, N.C. — It has been 24 years, but it seems like only yesterday....

The Potential for Unsatisfactory Results

CONCORD, N.C. — During a recent trip speaking to cleaners and CSRs, I was...

‘Old School’ Stresses Pampering Customers

CONCORD, N.C. — I came away from New Orleans with “a burr under my saddle...

No Reason to Fear Blood

CONCORD, N.C. — I have addressed blood stains previously, but the phone...

Making the Case for Pre-Spotting

CONCORD, N.C. — Some cleaners take the position that pre-spotting, in any...

Shape Your Future Dry Cleaning Business at Clean Show

CONCORD, N.C. — The Clean Show is back in “Nor-Lens.” That means eating...

Dry Cleaners, Name That Chemical Tool

CONCORD, N.C. — It is hard enough to keep straight all the chemical tools...

Protecting Unique Characteristics

CONCORD, N.C. — In a previous edition of American Drycleaner, readers...

Necktie Cleaning as Much Art as Skill

CONCORD, N.C. — I am hoping we have turned the corner on the “casual...

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