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.

Clearing Up Some Not-So-Good Rings

CONCORD, N.C. — There are good rings, such as gold, silver, wedding, and...

Pamper Rather Than Process

CONCORD, N.C. — I recently received a phone call from my friend, Norman...

It’s the Holiday Season — Are You Ready for Party Clothes?

CONCORD, N.C. — In order to honor reader requests and continue a...

Pre-Spotting Step Toward Better Cleaning

CONCORD, N.C. — Many owners believe that pre-spotting is totally...

Brush Up on the Basics

CONCORD, N.C. — I have found that it is worthwhile to review the spotting...

White Wine and Word of Mouth

CONCORD, N.C. — This is the story of a dress, but not your normal dress....

Treating Acetate and Metallics

CONCORD, N.C. — Not all garments are created equal, just as not all...

Take the Time to Digest

CONCORD, N.C. — I am sure you have seen this stain. By its location and...

Stain-Removal Problems in Common

CONCORD, N.C. — A reader recently sent me an e-mail that contained...

Not All Yellow Stains Are Created Equal

CONCORD, N.C. — There are times when all stains begin to look alike; they...

Simple Additions to Stain-Removal Toolbox

CONCORD, N.C. — There are times when quality stain removal comes down...

New Year Brings Holiday Stains

CONCORD, N.C. — A new year brings new opportunities for those prepared...

Take Care of ‘Little Things’ for Greater Stain Removal Success

CONCORD, N.C. — When I’m around fabricare colleagues, they often say a...

Spotting Tips: Take the Time to Test Trim

CONCORD, N.C. — If you have been in the industry for less than three...

Spotting Tips: Soy Sauce and Balsamic Vinaigrette

CONCORD, N.C. —  I was interviewed recently for one of those all-too-...

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