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Things are Heating Up at Clean 15!

FABRITEC INTERNATIONAL SHOWS STRONG FUTURE AT CLEAN 2015 With their talented team of technicians, third generation employees, and special guests, Clean ‘15 in Atlanta proved to be a great showcase for the future of Fabritec® International and the drycleaning industry overall. Fabritec and Union brought new meaning to the worn out expression ‘Hotlanta’ with the introduction of the new Heated Hydrocarbon machine made for the Sanitone® Process.  Curious drycleaners and eager staff showed excitement .

Switching to Hydrocarbon – Mythbuster Edition

  There’s no question about it, when switching from Perc to an alternative solvent, there is a learning curve.  Let Sanitone provide solutions to quickly get past that hurdle when switching to Hydrocarbon. Myth:  You cannot achieve Perc cleaning results with Hydrocarbon. Fact:  Hydrocarbon is a very good degreaser, just needs more cleaning time to attain results.  Cleaning times range from 18 minutes for heated solvent and 22 to 25 minutes for non-heated machines. .

Recap: 70th Annual New England Sanitone Meeting

Winter storm Juno didn’t stop Sanitone Licensees from travelling to Boston for the 70th Annual New England Sanitone Licensee Meeting, January 29-30th. Those who attended got to experience exceptional speakers, delicious food, and beautiful accommodations at the Four Seasons. Friday morning started with a talk from Eldridge Cannon of Cannon’s Coastal Cleaners in Brunswick, GA titled “An Open Mind Can Open Doors.” Eldridge told his inspiring story of how hard work and re-investing in your .

To Bleach or Not To Bleach

bleach bath chart
What can bleach do for you? Often, the difference between a satisfied and unhappy customer is the ability of the dry cleaner to remove the final traces of a stain.  The difference between a good spotter and an excellent spotter is the ability to remove those difficult stains safely by understanding and properly using various bleaches when required. The use of stain tags is generally perceived by your customer as, at best, an excuse .

Outstanding Central Plant: MW Cleaners

AUSTIN, Texas — American Drycleaner has awarded Men’s Warehouse Cleaners a Plant Design Award for Outstanding Central Plant. The 12,000-square-foot building located in a warehouse district of Austin helps MW Cleaners easily service its retail locations and delivery routes, president Michael Nesbit reports.  Currently the plant is designed to handle $5 million in business each year with roughly half of the necessary equipment installed thus far with more coming as volume picks up. The plant .

Dependable Cleaners Wins Award

Dependable Cleaners
Massachusetts-based Dependable Cleaners wins annual honor for Outstanding Reconstruction from American Drycleaner. Quincy, Mass – After a fire at Dependable Cleaners’ home office, store and production facility on Quincy Avenue in July 2012, Christa Hagearty set to work to rebuild. Consulting with her team and outside advisors, Hagearty took the opportunity to improve the facility’s layout to increase production as well install additional safety measures, including an advanced sprinkler system and sensors in the duct work. .