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Central Laundry Processes 7,000 Bags Daily from Baghdad Military Camps

Spc. Debralee P. Crankshaw |

CAMP LIBERTY, Iraq — Laundry is a chore people do every day throughout...

Hotel Departments’ Partnership Thrives on Good Communication

Bruce Beggs |

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — While the laundry and housekeeping departments of a...

Engineers Offer Business Resumption Safety Tips

Bruce Beggs |

DES PLAINES, Ill. — Hurricane. Tornado. Fire. Flash flood. Should your...

Tuning a Thermal Fluid System

Jim Oetinger |

Maintaining a thermal fluid system’s design flow rate is critical for...

HandCraft Unveils New Plant in Richmond, Va.

Bruce Beggs |

RICHMOND, Va. — Dedication of the new $9.6 million HandCraft Healthcare...

Customer Relationship Management Software?

Scott C. Sloan |

Customer relationship management (CRM) is a philosophy that all...

Reader Says Image Precedes Respect

As usual, Eric Frederick’s column in your December issue (Respect for...

Laundry Does Its Part to Polish Ruby Princess Crown

Bruce Beggs |

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. – Sprays of ruby-colored water from two escorting...

When Linen Inventory Control is Lacking, Try an ‘Extreme Makeover’

Bruce Beggs |

LAS VEGAS — As operations manager of consultative services for Standard...

Bates Troy Opens Plant Expansion, Displays New Tunnel Washer System

Bruce Beggs |

BINGHAMTON, N.Y. — Bates Troy Healthcare Linen Services recently opened...

Ironing Quality Depends on Proper Care, Feeding, More

Bruce Beggs |

Whether trying to express professionalism in the healthcare sector or...

Casino Royale Hotel Goes ‘All In’ on Laundry Room Redesign

LAS VEGAS — When Betsy Bracken, the director of marketing for the Casino...

Ergonomics: Preventing Those Pains in the Neck

Bruce Beggs |

The premise behind an ergonomics program is simple: Improving the fit...

Is ‘Prophecy’ Coming to Pass?

In response to Eric Frederick’s column, Signs Point to Textile Supply...

Hilton Americas-Houston Laundry Keeps Coming Up Big

Bruce Beggs |

HOUSTON — An on-premise laundry can sometimes be put in as an...

Hospitality Trends: Luxury Bedding Packages, Push for Green Operations

Bruce Beggs |

Many laundry operators serving lodging customers, whether they are in-...

Study: Conformity Stronger Message than Conservation When Promoting Towel Reuse

Bruce Beggs |

CHICAGO — People are more likely to reuse hotel towels if they know...

HLAC Accreditation Requires More Than Just Reading a Book

In August, American Laundry News invited its Wire subscribers to...

Besides Customers, Laundries Strive to Satisfy ‘Silent Partners’

Bruce Beggs |

CHICAGO — The goal of any laundry service, whether it’s an on-premise...

Beach Buddies Prefers Personal Approach

PANAMA CITY, Fla. — David Sumner modestly describes his start-up as “a...

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