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.

An Industry Veteran’s Reflections on Clean Show ’13

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Fine-Tuning: Wash-Room Operations

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The Fine Art of Fine-Tuning: Soil Sorting

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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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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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