Plant Operations

Now You See It, Now You Don't: A Campaign to Stop Linen Loss, Part 1

Janice Larson |

Linen is a consumable medical product that has significant monetary...

Effective Tunnel Finishing, Part 3

Dan Farnsworth |

Steam tunnel finishers are simple pieces of equipment that provide...

HHSC Consolidation Achieves Energy Savings

ABILENE, Texas – The Texas Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC)...

Effective Tunnel Finishing, Part 2

Dan Farnsworth |

Steam tunnel finishers are simple pieces of equipment that provide...

Effective Tunnel Finishing, Part 1

Dan Farnsworth |

Steam tunnel finishers are simple pieces of equipment that provide...

New Technology: What's On the Horizon?

Bruce Beggs |

LAS VEGAS — A washer that doesn’t use water. Dispensing systems that...

Institutional Laundries Feeling Pressure to 'Go Green'

Michi Trota |

CHICAGO — The pressure to “go green” is making itself felt in the...

Outsourcing Trend Gains on OPLs

Bruce Beggs |

NEW BRIGHTON, Minn. — Outsourcing of laundry services by institutions is...

In Your Laundry, Just How Clean is Clean?

Steven J. Tinker |

Over the years, I’ve been asked many times to explain how laundering...

Many Hotels Can Find New Way to Protect Linen Investment

Ed Offshack |

CINCINNATI — The drive to provide luxury beds in the hotel industry is...

Black Gaming's Aim is to Wow Hotel Guests from Start to Finish

MESQUITE, Nev. — Randy Black owns three casino hotels in this growing...

Elmhurst Healthcare Relocates, Expands its Linen Service

Bruce Beggs |

ELMHURST, Ill. — Elmhurst Memorial Healthcare (EMHC) weighed all of its...

Three Major Factors Driving Laundering Changes

Steven J. Tinker |

Doing the laundry is one of the oldest chores that mankind has faced,...

Laundry Director´s Resource List for Disaster and Emergency Planning

Bruce Beggs |

Prepared by the National Association of Institutional Linen Management (...

Disaster Preparedness Isn't a One-Size-Fits-All Proposition

Michi Trota |

RICHMOND, Ky. — The thought of dealing with a hurricane, earthquake or...

Managers Balance Environmental Responsibility with Effective Cleaning

Bruce Beggs |

Laundry operators are called on to perform a delicate balancing act each...

Wash-Formula Selection Like House of Cards

Bruce Beggs |

Wash-formula selection could be compared to building a house of cards....

Automation Offers Tools to Meet Challenges

Bruce Beggs |

As competition heats up between laundry service providers and growing...

Luxury Hospitality Linens Boost PR, Daunt Caretakers

Bruce Beggs |

CHICAGO – When Westin Hotels rolled out its Heavenly Bed® in 1999, it...

High-End Textiles: What's the Formula?

Bruce Beggs |

CHICAGO – Development of wash formulas for high-end hospitality textiles...

Creative Napkin Folds Can Enhance Restaurant Ambiance

SPARTANBURG, S.C. – A napkin is a direct expression of a restaurant’s...

Readiness, Regularity Take Dismay Out of Taking Stock

Michi Trota |

At first glance, conducting a physical linen inventory may seem daunting...

Uniforms Can Be Source for Cross-Contamination if Not Properly Maintained

BURBANK, Calif. — The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention...

Tunnel or Washer-Extractors: What's the Proper Choice? (Part 2)

Bruce Beggs |

AGOURA HILLS, Calif. – It was a little like speed dating, only with...

Tunnel or Washer-Extractors: What's the Proper Choice? (Part 1)

Bruce Beggs |

AGOURA HILLS, Calif. – It was a little like speed dating, only with...

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