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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...

Don’t Give Up the Ship As You Get Older

An AmericanLaundryNews.com Exclusive CHICAGO — While some of you don’t...

Tracking, Control Are Keys to Merchandise Control (Part 2 of 2)

“Our facility’s linen and uniform losses are becoming a real issue, and...

Tracking, Control Are Keys to Merchandise Control (Part 1 of 2)

“Our facility’s linen and uniform losses are becoming a real issue, and...

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-...

Signs Point to Textile Supply Issues, Price Increases

Eric Frederick |

Now that the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing have ended, it’s time to...

Study: Conformity Stronger Message than Conservation When Promoting Towel Reuse

Bruce Beggs |

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

Good People Are the Best Managers

An AmericanLaundryNews.com Exclusive CHICAGO — Recent studies have...

It’s Everywhere, but What Exactly Does That Buzzword ‘Green’ Mean? (Part 2 of 2)

“What ‘green’ laundry products are available for my operation? Are they...

It’s Everywhere, but What Exactly Does That Buzzword ‘Green’ Mean? (Part 1 of 2)

“What ‘green’ laundry products are available for my operation? Are they...

Besides Customers, Laundries Strive to Satisfy ‘Silent Partners’

Bruce Beggs |

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

Speeding Up Stacking, Counting of Washcloths Presents Challenges

Eric Frederick |

In August 2007, we almost doubled the number of pounds that we process...

Beach Buddies Prefers Personal Approach

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

Planning, Developing, and Executing a Successful Trade Show

An AmericanLaundryNews.com Exclusive CHICAGO — As a past member of the...

Year-Round Budget Work Lowers Stress

Eric Frederick |

My fellow managers at the hospital and I got that deer-in-the-headlights...

Suds in Your Blood: True Experts Need to Come Forward During Recession

An AmericanLaundryNews.com Exclusive CHICAGO — “Suds in your blood” is...

What's the Difference Between Powdered, Liquid Detergents? (2 of 2)

“This may seem like a silly question, but what’s the difference between...

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