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OXXO Care Cleaners announces expansion

OXXO Care Cleaners, the garment cleaning franchise, has announced the opening of four new stores and plans to expand further this year. The new stores are located in Boca Raton, Miami, West Palm Beach and Houston.

Since launching in 2002 the environmentally friendly garment cleaning franchise, offering 24/7 ATM-style service, has expanded to nearly 50 locations worldwide with a strong presence throughout the Southeastern and Mid-Atlantic USA and Indonesia. Inspired by rapid growth and a pioneering business model, the new expansion goals envision twelve more stores in the US and five abroad for 2017.

Two of the new stores are owned by two of OXXO’s multi-unit franchisees. These are the first of multiple franchise locations planned for the United States in 2017. In order to boost the expansion the company announced a ‘buy one get one free’ strategy for potential franchisees who purchase a minimum of three franchised OXXO Care Cleaner multi-units. ‘Buy one get one free’ only applies to the Franchise fee.

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Gulf Laundrex and EXPOdetergo partner up

Gulf Laundrex-Linen Care Expo, the Middle East laundry and drycleaning trade show, is partnering with EXPOdetergo International for its 2017 edition.

The third edition of Gulf Laundrex, now called Gulf Laundrex-Linen Care Expo Powered by EXPOdetergo International, will take place from 7–9 November 2017 at Dubai World Trade Centre, UAE. The partnership is seen as a successful platform to combine their strengths and contribute to the growth of the sector.

One of the highlights will be The Green Zone, a dedicated zone for eco-friendly/green products to boost the promotion of innovations and technology with respect to sustainability. Other prominent topics are linen rentals, automation and conveyor belts, drycleaning, finishing equipment and boilers

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Büfa Care 4.0

Cleaning, drying and finishing in just one hour, BÜFA Cleaning Systems introduces a new process that considerably simplifies the complete process and operating schedule and reduces overall processing time to 60 minutes.

The Oldenburg (Germany) based company revolutionised the classic Wet-Cleaning of delicate garments. With their new process BÜFA Cleaning Systems simplified the wet treatment of nearly all kinds of textiles. The most sensitive fabrics can be easily treated in water with the help of BÜFA Care 4.0. Pre-sorting of fabrics, material composition or weight of the textile is no longer necessary. A much quicker drying time is achieved and efforts in finishing are required, compared to classic wet-cleaning processes.

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Laundry Experience Event 2017

On Friday 17th and Saturday 18th of March VEMATEX organises the Laundry Experience Event, fully devoted to new developments in textiles, textile and textile cleaning service.
The event gathers industry professionals from the textile care industry of The Netherlands, Belgium and Germany. Central themes during the event are the latest developments in technology, ICT, digitization, smart textiles, reuse and recycling. Practical demonstrations offer short and sound explanations, market developments and new business models are discussed, and the event offers great networking opportunitiesVenue for the Laundry Experience Event will be Lavans commercial laundry in Helmond (The Netherlands). With this a common wish of both FTN- as NETEX members is granted, as this allows to acquire knowledge the latest cleaning processes and renewable energy during guided tours. Characteristics for which Lavans has received several awards.

More information about The Laundry Experience Event 2017 is available at the dedicated website. Tickets for the event are available at € 25, – pp. This includes the tour, an information package and catering is free.

You are welcome during the Laundry Experience event on Friday 17th and/or Saturday 18th of March! Please register in advance via the website!