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Is the Large-Format Mega-Laundry trending?

Dave Menz  of US-based Queen City Laundry is currently building a new facility that  will be a 9,000-square-foot laundry centre which will include a children’s play area, granite counters, an ozone sanitization system, high-speed Wi-Fi, big-screen televisions, comfortable seating, 12-foot aisles, ample folding space, high-extract washers, excess parking, drop-off laundry and dry-cleaning services, and pickup and delivery. Kevin Adkins’ 8,200-square-foot Dirty Laundry laundromat boasts 84 washers, ranging from 20- to 90-pound capacities, complemented by 94 dryer pockets. Continue reading “Is the Large-Format Mega-Laundry trending?”

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Washing textiles using only 0,5 litre fresh water per kg linen

Christeyns and Veride will bring a revolution in the Professional Textile Care industry (PTC) by launching  a technology to reduce fresh water consumption to an absolute minimum and provide process water of the best quality. This strategic joint venture between the international detergent supplier and international engineering company for environmental installations will bring innovation and will expand their geographic footprint.

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Cristal Cleaning Drachten obtains the NETEX Environmental and Quality Guarantee certificate again

During the audit, Cristal Cleaning Drachten (The Netherlands), proved it has everything in order for the NETEX Environment and Quality Assurance recertification Due to corona, this audit was done online via a video call including a “tour” through the company for the visual inspection. The necessary documents were submitted in advance for assessment. We would like to congratulate Mr and Mrs Sietzema once again on obtaining the certificates.

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GOTS accreditation for Safechem solvent Sensene

Safechem –  a world-wide provider of solutions for the safe and sustainable use of solvents for industrial parts cleaning, textile cleaning and asphalt testing applications – recently announced that the Certification Body ECOCERT Greenlife has positively assessed its Sensene solvent as a GOTS approved additive in line with the applicable criteria of Global Organic Textile Standard (GOTS), Version 6.0.

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Is a circular fashion industry on the way?

Finland’s Infinited Fiber Company – known domestically as a fashion industry changer – is raising millions to scale up their production. This summer, H&M and Adidas already invested in the company. Now Zalando has also joined. In addition to the fashion brands, a number of “regular financiers” and Sateri (a large viscose producer) are also investing in the company.

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Corona: how are we doing after more than 1.5 years?

An update of the state of affairs and expectations

Since the beginning of last year, our daily lives have been dominated by the corona virus. Worldwide, more than 230 million people became infected. The virus has so far claimed more than 4.7 million lives. More than 6 billion vaccinations have now been performed. Several countries have let go of corona measures or, as in the Netherlands, have relaxed them considerably.

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