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Extending Linen Life—Follow the Directions

Josh Steinhardt |

RIPON, Wis. — Try putting together a piece of furniture or your child’s...

Understanding Recent Legal Immigrants

Eric Frederick |

ROANOKE, Va. — I worked in the laundry industry for 44 years and had the...

More Operations Look to Sanitize Laundry Loads

Joel Jorgensen |

OSHKOSH, Wis. — Spurred by the pandemic, commercial laundries are looking...

Employee Selection Process

Eric Frederick |

ROANOKE, Va. — I have always referred to finding the right replacement...

Laundry Equipment More Important Than Ever in the Firehouse

Bill Brooks |

RIPON, Wis. — Take a minute and think about your favorite movie or media...

Understanding Healthcare Linen Hoarding

Eric Frederick |

ROANOKE, Va. — The great toilet paper shortage of 2020 started out as a...

Lost in the Laundry

Eric Frederick |

ROANOKE, Va. — Occasionally, important personal items from guests or...

On-Premises Laundries After COVID-19

Ralph Daniels |

AUBURN, N.H. — Elvis Presley often wore a chain and gold pendant with the...

Finding Joy

Eric Frederick |

ROANOKE, Va. — I met Arthur when I worked in the Milwaukee area. He was a...

Setting Goals for 2021

Eric Frederick |

ROANOKE, Va. — Many years ago when I was in high school, my dad taught me...

Lessons from 2020

Eric Frederick |

ROANOKE, Va. — This year has reemphasized several very important lessons....

Do Not Look the Other Way on Safety

Eric Frederick |

ROANOKE, Va. — During my 44 years of management experience, I had a number...

Value in Automated Folding

Seth Willer |

OSHKOSH, Wis. — The most labor-intensive area of a laundry is on the...

The Incredible Shrinking Contour Sheet

Eric Frederick |

ROANOKE, Va. — It was shortly after I started working in Milwaukee that I...

When Does In-House Laundry Make Sense?

Tim Stoklosa |

RIPON, Wis. — Children may tell a tall tale about what happened when a...

Five Financing Questions for Distributors

Pam Kuffel |

OSHKOSH, Wis. — When you’re thinking of financing a laundry project,...

Processing Surgical Gowns in a Laundry (Part 2)

Eric Frederick |

ROANOKE, Va. — You’ll recall that in last issue, I began answering a...

Equipment Flexibility, Programmability, Performance Checklist for Laundries

Seth Willer |

OSHKOSH, Wis. — When hunting for new laundry equipment, be sure you fully...

Nasty Wrinkles Don’t Say ‘Quality’

Mike Hand |

HOUSTON — Laundry has always been about quality. It has to be. Linen...

Processing Surgical Gowns in a Laundry (Part 1)

Eric Frederick |

ROANOKE, Va. — I recently received this question from a military reader:“...

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