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Odor remover
EDINA, MN — Ah! Products All Clear is a water-based non-toxic formulation designed for the drycleaning market to use in eliminating bad odors from garments.
All Clear can be used to pre-treat heavily odorous clothing before cleaning or as a post-spray for odors during the spotting and finishing process.
It is not a masking agent that covers odors with another scent. Rather iT eliminates odors through oxidization which results in a permanent elimination of most odor causes.
It can get rid of odors from cigarettes or other burning sources, mold and mildew and perspiration and urine.
All Clear is sold in 32-ounce and 128-ounce containers.
To learn more, visit www.productsbyah.com
Low water wash system introduced
MANCHESTER, NH — Xeros, the innovator of an ultra low water cleaning system, has officially opened its North American headquarters in Manchester, NH.
Through the use of polymer bead technology, the patented Xeros System for commercial laundry uses 70 percent less water, up to 50 percent less energy, and approximately 50 percent less detergent compared to traditional “soap and water” methods.
By combining the beads’ molecular structure with a proprietary detergent solution, dirt from soiled items is attracted and absorbed by the beads, producing cleaner results.
The reusable beads have a lifespan of hundreds of washes before being collected and recycled.  
The Xeros System was launched to the market at the Clean Show in New Orleans this past June. Several customers in the U.S. are using the technology. They include the Hyatt Regency Reston in Reston, VA; Crest Cleaners in Clifton, VA; and Sterling Linen Services in Manchester, NH. 
The company also named three industry veterans to lead its North American sales and operations and to support its current customers. They are Jonathan Benjamin, president North America; David Kaupp, vice president of marketing; and Jim Basler, director of operations.
To learn more, visit www.xeroscleaning.com.
Business consultation services
OLNEY, MD — Business broker Richard Ehrenreich is offering a free consultation for cleaners who have an interest in the valuation, succession or sale of a drycleaning business.
Now retired as executive director of the MidAtlantic Association of Cleaners, Ehrenreich’s focus is on cleaner appraisals, brokerage and coaching/consulting clients through his brokerage and consulting practice, Ehrenreich and Associates, LLC.
Not only is the initial consultation free of charge or obligation, as a thank-you for contacting him, Ehrenreich will send a copy of an article he published titled: “Evaluating & Valuing a Drycleaning Business.”
Also, Drycleaning and Laundry Institute members can purchase DVDs of webinars that Ehrenreich completed for DLI members, “Evaluating and Valuing Your Drycleaning Business” and “Preparing Your Drycleaner for Sale.”
E&A restricts its clientele to a limited number of clients at any one time, a “quality, rather than quantity” workload that allows focus on only a couple of projects at a time to maintain a nearly 100 percent success rate with his clients.
In addition to being the founder and CEO of Ehrenreich & Associates, his professional credentials include International Fabricare Institute (IFI) Certified Environmental Drycleaner and Trainer; Business Evaluation Systems senior business analysis; International Business Brokers Association certified business intermediary and fellow of the IBBA.
Along with his work with the MidAtlantic Association of Cleaners he also served on the staff of DLI as vice president of membership and is a past president of the Metropolitan (Washington, DC) Drycleaners Association the Cleaners & Launderers Association Executives (CLAE).
To learn more, email Ehrenassoc@gmail.com.
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