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Editorial –Detergo, “technical” information between history and the future

In order to become familiar with the new work context and get a better understanding of the textile care market, I curiously started to look through the rich archive of Detergo magazine. Detergo was founded in 1952. The year of the foundation was framed, until a few months ago, by letter D of the brand name on the Cover page (now, it is written right under the …

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RESEARCH — Eurojersey, a textile business partner of CNR against microplastics pollution

While the horrifying and growing “plastic emergency” is devastating the Pacific by polluting an area that is three times bigger than Lombardy region alone, an absolutely excellent brand specialized in run resistant fabrics production is working side by side with Centro Nazionale per le Ricerche (National Research Centre) on sustainability, irrevocable as it has become today. The first scientific data obtained by the virtuous collaboration confirm the benefits of the productive system …

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REPORTAGE — How the name “laundry” sounds more and more like “life”

Sector operators have no doubts: the XXI century has led to a revolution in the textile sector, still in progress. The change has fully involved the entire sector by integrating the traditional cleaning and  hygiene functions with their new multi-service nature able to meet the widest range of clients’ needs today. Including the need to skip the shop and use an app instead in order to book laundry home withdrawal …

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COVER STORY — Montega, innovation and excellence in chemistry

Since the foundation of Montega® until today, from the story of Green Chemistry set in Romagna to the success obtained at industrial laundries, this excellent journey is made of the acquisition of crucial certifications thanks to the procedures that combine the outstanding product quality with the environmental and health protection. All this is going to be highlighted by the celebrations …

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ITALIAN TALENT — In Grassina, where bedsheets “bloom” Lavanderia Sandra laundry is booming

In the 1900s, spring always used to bring, apart from the primroses, the Florentines’ linen to this town in the Chianti area. They knew about the antique art of the local laundry women. Aware of the tradition, 45 years ago, Mrs. Pampaloni opened a shop-lab there. Named after her first name, it services twenty businesses in Tuscany today. This is how a family business …

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LAUNDRY GUIDE — When a care tag is wrong, washing can make a difference

                    Our Lab has recently been presented with a particularly interesting case in regard to a defected garment. We could examine it in depth from the technical point of view and identified a possible origin of the defect. The garment was a piece of outerwear made of elastic viscose that showed …

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Italian Talent — A variety of services and prices at MT, a laundry for all the Milanese

With the exclusive know-how acquired at DBG, a lab where leather garments return to life, Gerardo Delli Bovi has opened a dry-cleaning shop in the very heart of Brera. “I did that to fill a gap in the city district where there was nothing like this among the traditional niche shops and the low-cost, self-service laundries” he explains. The result …

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