Plant Operations

Energy-Efficient Equipment, Advanced Controls Offer Means to Green OPL

Kim Shady |

RIPON, Wis. — Many businesses continue to feel the impact of the...

Troubleshooting Textiles: What Causes Pilling? Redeposition? Shrinkage?

Bruce Beggs |

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — When laundry and linen distribution managers are faced...

Detailed RFP Process Goes Long Way in ID'ing 'Quality' Linen Processor (Pt. 2 of 2)

Bruce Beggs |

LOUISVILLE — If your institution or business is in the market for a...

Detailed RFP Process Goes Long Way in ID'ing 'Quality' Linen Processor (Pt. 1 of 2)

Bruce Beggs |

LOUISVILLE — If your institution or business is in the market for a...

Millions Watch UniFirst CEO Croatti Go Undercover on CBS Series

Bruce Beggs |

WILMINGTON, Mass. — Adopting a “hippie look” to go undercover in his...

OSHA’s New Push on Combustible Dust and Lint … and What Laundries Need to Know

Brad Carr |

WASHINGTON — The Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA)...

Dyeing, Mending Useful Tools in Formula to Extend Textile Life

Bruce Beggs |

CHICAGO — The formula to control textile replacement and keep those...

Michigan Co-op Plant Becomes 1st ‘Steamless’ Healthcare Laundry in U.S. (Part 2 of 2)

Bruce Beggs |

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. —When Executive Director Duane Houvener and board...

Michigan Co-op Plant Becomes 1st ‘Steamless’ Healthcare Laundry in U.S. (Part 1 of 2)

Bruce Beggs |

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. —When Executive Director Duane Houvener and board...

Opryland Resort Rebuilds in Record Time (Part 2)

Bruce Beggs |

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — The Gaylord Opryland Resort is taking guest...

Opryland Resort Rebuilds in Record Time (Part 1)

Bruce Beggs |

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — The Gaylord Opryland Resort is taking guest...

Firm Developing No. California Commercial Laundry Plant on Spec

HAYWARD, Calif. — Western State Design, a full-service commercial...

HSHS Shared Laundry Services Consolidates Laundry for 10 Hospitals

Bruce Beggs |

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. — HSHS Shared Laundry Services has been up and running...

You Either Pay Now ... or Pay Later

Randy Stiver |

When money is tight, some may think that cutting preventive maintenance...

Central Dakota Hospital Laundry Upgrades

BISMARCK, N.D. — Central Dakota Hospital Laundry (CDHL) Manager Greg...

OSHA to Laundries: Remember Duty to Protect Non-English-Speaking Workers

Bruce Beggs |

WASHINGTON — The Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA)...

Cooling Devices, Common-Sense Precautions Can Stave Off Heat Illness

Bruce Beggs |

The inherent dangers of industrial laundering have been well-documented...

Simple Ways to Save on Vehicle Expenses

When it comes to managing the cost of a company’s fleet of vehicles,...

UniFirst Facility Logs Million Hours Without Lost-Time Accident

Bruce Beggs |

OWENSBORO, Ky. — A 320,000-square-foot warehousing and distribution...

Urban Resort Fills Up Newest Brady Linen Plant

Bruce Beggs |

LAS VEGAS — Since it was formed a decade ago at the behest of a local...

Laundries Find Various Means to 'Go Green'

Bruce Beggs |

CHICAGO — “Going green” in the laundry industry can mean lots of...

Switch to T5/T8 Lamps Saves Money, Provides Tax Credit, Boosts Product Quality

Deborah R. Lark |

PORTLAND — With growing competition and an increasing focus on...

Birmingham-Southern College Tackles Football Laundry

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — Anyone from Alabama can tell you that college...

Opportunity Rises From the Ashes of Disaster at Tapco Products Co.

LENEXA, Kan. — Employees with a can-do spirit, generous competitors, a...

Distribution, Delivery Tools Are Aplenty (Part 2 of 2)

Bruce Beggs |

There are many options for getting textiles from Point A to Point B,...

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