Plant Operations

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...

High-End Textiles: What's the Formula?

Bruce Beggs |

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

Luxury Hospitality Linens Boost PR, Daunt Caretakers

Bruce Beggs |

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

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...

Nurse Takes Laundry Managers Through Typical O.R. Linen Setup

Bruce Beggs |

INDIANAPOLIS – It’s important for a healthcare laundry manager to know...

Textile Selection Takes a Keen Eye

Bruce Beggs |

A raft of variables go into your decisions to select and buy textile...

Do You Know How Many Therms You're Using?

Bruce Beggs |

MALIBU, Calif. – Natural gas and fuel oil prices have been on the rise...

Dispelling Misconceptions 1-3 about Autosortation Technology

Chad Keith |

Based on the continuous need to lower operational costs and improve...

Dispelling Misconceptions 4-6 about Autosortation Technology

Chad Keith |

Based on the continuous need to lower operational costs and improve...

Dispelling Misconceptions 7-9 about Autosortation Technology

Chad Keith |

Based on the continuous need to lower operational costs and improve...

Laundry Systems Require the Perfect Fit

Gerard O’Neill |

(Editor’s Note: American Laundry News asked laundry engineer and...

As Utility Costs Rise, You're Wise to Seek Energy-Saving Solutions

Bruce Beggs |

As laundry utility costs continue to rise, operators are wise to seek...

Portage, Ind., Home to Hilton´s Newest Centralized Laundry

Bruce Beggs |

PORTAGE, Ind. – Hilton Hotels Corp. has opened its third centralized...

User-Friendly Equipment Eases Burdens on Finishing Department

Bruce Beggs |

The finishing process can have a significant impact on linen quality,...

High-Tech Solutions Offer Means to Trump Management Issues

Bruce Beggs |

CLEVELAND – High-tech solutions may not be for every textile rental...

Heat Recovery, Water Reuse Offer Options to 'Plug' Drain

Bruce Beggs |

To get the most of the precious water and heat energy that their plants...

Tips to Keep Tunnels in Tune, on Time

Paul J. Rogers, P.E. |

The beauty of the tunnel washer is its ability to reuse water without an...

Understanding the Science Behind Ozone Laundering

It seems like such an elementary question when one talks about the...

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