Eric Frederick

Carilion Laundry Service

Director of Laundry Services

Eric Frederick is director of laundry services for Carilion Laundry Service, Roanoke, Va., and past president of the National Association of Institutional Linen Management (NAILM), now called the Association for Linen Management (ALM). He’s a two-time association manager of the year. You can reach him by e-mail at efrederick@carilion.com.

Deliver Value to Your Laundry’s Owners, Customers and Employees

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Finding the Right Incontinent Pad for Low-Airflow Beds

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I Remember My First Thermal Fluid Ironer...

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The Benefits of Listening to Your Employees

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Developing Good Workers Requires Personal Touch

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Be Sensitive To Ongoing Business Relationships

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The Stain That Wouldn’t Fade

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Ideas for Extending Linen Life

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Reducing Lint on Reusable OR Towels

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Winning Your Future!

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A Reusable Barrier Isolation Gown Success Story (Part 3 of 3)

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A Reusable Barrier Isolation Gown Success Story (Part 2 of 3)

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A Reusable Barrier Isolation Gown Success Story (Part 1 of 3)

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Are Reusable Barrier Items Cost-Effective?

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How to Survive When You Lose Your Job (Part 3 of 3)

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