Management Advice

Use PPE When Sorting, Plus Wash Hands Regularly to Prevent Spreading MRSA (Part 1)

“MRSA is a four-letter ‘word’ no healthcare worker wants to hear. What...

Hotel Departments’ Partnership Thrives on Good Communication

Bruce Beggs |

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

Fight for What’s Right

An AmericanLaundryNews.com Exclusive CHICAGO — For many years, I’ve...

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...

‘Laundry Book Club’ Introduces Self-Help Worth Talking About

Eric Frederick |

There are many management self-help books out on the market, and I’ve...

Designing, Purchasing for a Laundry Requires Thinking Outside the Box

An AmericanLaundryNews.com Exclusive CHICAGO — About 34 years ago, I...

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...

Position Yourself Now to Thrive When Economy Rebounds

Eric Frederick |

There are storm clouds on the economic horizon. The experts have finally...

Ethics Is Integral to Communicating with Others

An AmericanLaundryNews.com Exclusive CHICAGO — As I have been a...

Don’t Let Tough Economic Times Sway You into Taking On Ill-Fitting Accounts (Part 2 of 2)

“With the economy in the shape that it’s in, we’re looking for new...

Don’t Let Tough Economic Times Sway You into Taking On Ill-Fitting Accounts (Part 1 of 2)

“With the economy in the shape that it’s in, we’re looking for new...

Bates Troy Opens Plant Expansion, Displays New Tunnel Washer System

Bruce Beggs |

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

Respect for the Industry Has to Start with Us

Eric Frederick |

I was talking to an acquaintance recently when he asked if he could see...

Magazine Selects ‘Panel of Experts’ for 2009

Bruce Beggs |

CHICAGO — American Laundry News has selected its “Panel of Experts” for...

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...

Let Go of Details to Avoid Micromanaging

An AmericanLaundryNews.com Exclusive CHICAGO — I’ve written 11 other...

Chemical-Related Injuries Can Be Avoided with Proper Training, Protection (Part 2 of 2)

“I’m concerned that we’re not doing all we can to handle our laundry...

Chemical-Related Injuries Can Be Avoided with Proper Training, Protection (Part 1 of 2)

“I’m concerned that we’re not doing all we can to handle our laundry...

Ergonomics: Preventing Those Pains in the Neck

Bruce Beggs |

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

New Technology: Can You Keep Up?

Eric Frederick |

I grew up in a generation that learned how to use a slide rule to speed...

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