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Laundry App

Do your clothes need a wash? Just download an app from Google play and select your requirement:– dry cleaning, stain removal, polishing or ordinary cleaning… A delivery boy will pick up your pile and return the laundered in a neat ... Read More »

Reinventing Laundry

Globally, laundry is a $100 billion industry including both hospitality and commercial cleaners. Despite technological advances in almost every part of our lives, we’ve been doing laundry the same way for over 60 years. And in fact, today’s traditional washing ... Read More »

Load vs Performance graph

Over load or under load?* published in Clean India Journal, June 2012, has been a matter of discussion for laundry managers. Kiran Raj Singh, Laundry Manager, Shangri-la’s-Eros Hotel, New Delhi revives the old discussion saying that machines carry the tag: ... Read More »

Guidelines to F&B Linen Washing

While the F&B department in the hospitality industry plays an important role – both in terms of service delivered and the revenue earned or expenses curtailed, linen management and washing plays an equally important part in F&B performance. This article ... Read More »

Major revamp of laundry at the Leela

The Laundry at The Leela Mumbai is undergoing a major revamp and the newly appointed Corporate Laundry Manager Chinmoy Mukerjee helming the operations spoke to Clean India Journal on his future plans. “We are in the midst of automtisation of ... Read More »

Q&A

What are the points to be assessed when selecting industrial washer – extractor to wash 3000kg of white linen every day? Utility costs and labour accounting for 70% of the overall cost of running a laundry, it is imperative to ... Read More »

Seminars on Day 2 & 3

Industrial Cleaning The market for mechanized cleaning is growing at a growth rate of CAGR 39%. Latest trends in the industrial cleaning solutions that were deliberated during the seminar were sand/dry ice blasting, foam cleaning, pressure cleaning, splash-free cleaning and ... Read More »

Clean India Show 2012 Introducing New Facets

Over 30 new exhibitors New solutions in Industrial Cleaning, Cleaning-in-Place, Waste & Wastewater Management, Indoor Air Quality and Laundry Innovative cleaning equipment, chemicals & tools, pest management & washroom hygiene for commercial & institutional cleaning Exclusive pavilion for Municipal Corporations, ... Read More »

Uttarakhand Secretariat to outsource Laundry job

Administration Department of Uttarakhand Secretariat, Dehradun, is planning to outsource dry cleaning of curtains/towels/bed sheets to a competent laundry agency for a period of one year. The job was earlier outsourced to Niranjanpur Mandi based Om Drycleaner. O P Pandey, ... Read More »

Girbau establishes office in India

Girbau Group, leading laundry equipment manufacturers from Spain has set up India operations in order to directly service its growing number of clients in India. Speaking to Clean India Journal from his booth at Texcare 2012 in Frankfurt, Enric Saavedra, ... Read More »

Ecolab: Strategic Sustainable Standards

Ecolab Inc., an $11 billion company based in Minnesota, has global businesses spread across a number of key verticals, including Institutional, Food & Beverage, Healthcare, Pest Management, Water Services and Energy Services. In India, Ecolab is catering to a customer base which includes 4-star, 5-star and 5-star deluxe properties falling under the Institutional business banner. Global companies in the beverage, brewery, dairy, processed food and consumer care segments are served by the company’s Food & Beverage business. Read More »

Ecolab: ‘India is an important market’

“India is going to be a very important market for Ecolab,” Douglas M. Baker, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, told Clean India Journal during his visit to India last week. Having made a strong foundation in the Indian market and ... Read More »

e- Solutions for laundry

New Delhi based DC Web Services Pvt Ltd has developed a Quick Dry Cleaning software to meet growing needs of dry cleaning industry. The software comes with features like customer management, tagging and order management among others, and aims at ... Read More »

Does it pay to outsource?

There comes a time in most facilities when the question of outsourcing laundry arises. The following guide will walk you through the areas you need to consider in order to make the most informed and educated decision for your facility. Read More »

Opting for in House Wash

Outsourcing laundry is not an ideal option, especially if a hotel has more than 100 rooms. The advantage of having in-house laundry helps meet demand for clean linen at any given point of time, says Garima Nagpal, Executive Housekeeper at The Imperial, New Delhi. Read More »

Preventive Maintenance for Laundry Equipment

Adjusting work schedule, plugging leaks and having optimum operations are all part of preventive maintenance. Laundry managers of five-star hotels share their expertise on how preventive maintenance programme go a long way in enhancing the equipment life and efficiency. Read More »

Detergents: Liquid or Powder?

There is a fundamental shift on the laundry wash floor – from several floor attendants manually handling the wash to fully/semi-automated linen wash systems with fewer attendants. This has not only influenced the operations and turnaround wash cycle but also the various components applied in the wash process. Detergents, a major component in the process, come in both liquid and powder forms. Are liquid detergents better than powder? How, Why… Clean India Journal asked some of the laundry surfactant suppliers. Read More »

What causes Piling,Redeposition,shrinkage?

When laundry and linen distribution managers are faced with quality issues regarding their linen products, the root cause could be their equipment, the ways the textiles are being processed, or even the textiles themselves. Read More »

Apollo Hospital

When it comes to hospitals like Apollo, a stream of linen reaches the laundry each day. From blood stained to contaminated sheets / gowns are fed into the washer 24/7 at the laundry section set up within the premises of the hospital. Executive Housekeeper of Indraprastha Apollo Hospitals, New Delhi, Dipti Verma,who is also in charge of the laundry section, speaks to Mohana M.on the challenges & advantages of hospital laundry and the newer systems to handle them. Read More »