Eric Frederick

Stepping Outside Comfort Zone All About Weighing Risk, Reward

Eric Frederick |

ROANOKE, Va. — Are you a creature of habit? Do you order something...

Be Careful Not to Fall Into Those Life Traps

Eric Frederick |

ROANOKE, Va. — Many years ago when I lived in Milwaukee, one of my friends...

Achieving Energy Reduction Via Textile Products

Eric Frederick |

ROANOKE, Va. — My major project for 2014, I have decided, is to research...

Financial Management Advice for All Age Groups

Eric Frederick |

ROANOKE, Va. — During 2013, I had more time than normal to read. I...

Which Soiled-Linen Collection Method is Best?

Eric Frederick |

ROANOKE, Va. — Laundry managers often are used as a resource when it comes...

Celebrate Your Successes as Often as You Can

Eric Frederick |

ROANOKE, Va. — I have given up watching the news. It only depresses me,...

The Fine Art of Laundry Operations Troubleshooting

Eric Frederick |

ROANOKE, Va. — We all have had the sinking feeling that something is not...

Ramadan Scheduling Not Supported By All

Eric Frederick |

ROANOKE, Va. –– It is always a challenge for our mainstream American...

An Industry Veteran’s Reflections on Clean Show ’13

Eric Frederick |

ROANOKE, Va. — The 2013 edition of the Clean Show is now history. I have...

Need to Lower Costs? Try Increasing Linen Life

Eric Frederick |

ROANOKE, Va. — The effects of sequestration were beginning to affect...

Clean Show Value Based on Willingness to Participate Fully

Eric Frederick |

ROANOKE, Va. — The Clean Show is just around the corner. Like so many...

The Fine Art of Fine-Tuning: Tunnel Washers

Eric Frederick |

ROANOKE, Va. — This month’s column addresses fine-tuning a tunnel washer...

Fine-Tuning: Wash-Room Operations

Eric Frederick |

ROANOKE, Va. — It seems that making the required adjustments in your...

The Fine Art of Fine-Tuning: Soil Sorting

Eric Frederick |

ROANOKE, Va. — It seems that making the required adjustments in your...

Healthcare Laundry in the Year 2033: Predictions

Eric Frederick |

ROANOKE, Va. — I have been employed in the healthcare laundry market for...

Deliver Value to Your Laundry’s Owners, Customers and Employees

Eric Frederick |

ROANOKE, Va. — What is the primary focus of a good manager? I think too...

Finding the Right Incontinent Pad for Low-Airflow Beds

Eric Frederick |

ROANOKE, Va. — In the battle to improve patient outcomes, many facilities...

I Remember My First Thermal Fluid Ironer...

Eric Frederick |

ROANOKE, Va. — My first experience with thermal fluid ironers came while...

The Benefits of Listening to Your Employees

Eric Frederick |

ROANOKE, Va. — My dad always told me that a mind was a terrible thing to...

Developing Good Workers Requires Personal Touch

Eric Frederick |

ROANOKE, Va. — I recently had the opportunity to play host to the younger...

Be Sensitive To Ongoing Business Relationships

Eric Frederick |

ROANOKE, Va. — I have preached for years the importance of developing...

The Stain That Wouldn’t Fade

Eric Frederick |

ROANOKE, Va. — Several times a year, I am asked about poor-quality wash...

Ideas for Extending Linen Life

Eric Frederick |

ROANOKE, Va. — A surefire way to improve the bottom line of your business...

Reducing Lint on Reusable OR Towels

Eric Frederick |

ROANOKE, Va. — Providing an OR towel that has little lint or is lint-free...

Winning Your Future!

Eric Frederick |

ROANOKE, Va. — We have nearly completed the first quarter of 2012 and...

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