Eric Frederick

Eric Frederick served 44 years in laundry management before retiring and remains active in the industry as a laundry operations consultant. You can contact him by e-mail at elfrederick@cox.net or by phone at 540-520-6288.

Need to Lower Costs? Try Increasing Linen Life

ROANOKE, Va. — The effects of sequestration were beginning to affect...

Clean Show Value Based on Willingness to Participate Fully

ROANOKE, Va. — The Clean Show is just around the corner. Like so many...

The Fine Art of Fine-Tuning: Tunnel Washers

ROANOKE, Va. — This month’s column addresses fine-tuning a tunnel washer...

Fine-Tuning: Wash-Room Operations

ROANOKE, Va. — It seems that making the required adjustments in your...

The Fine Art of Fine-Tuning: Soil Sorting

ROANOKE, Va. — It seems that making the required adjustments in your...

Healthcare Laundry in the Year 2033: Predictions

ROANOKE, Va. — I have been employed in the healthcare laundry market for...

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

ROANOKE, Va. — What is the primary focus of a good manager? I think too...

Finding the Right Incontinent Pad for Low-Airflow Beds

ROANOKE, Va. — In the battle to improve patient outcomes, many facilities...

I Remember My First Thermal Fluid Ironer...

ROANOKE, Va. — My first experience with thermal fluid ironers came while...

The Benefits of Listening to Your Employees

ROANOKE, Va. — My dad always told me that a mind was a terrible thing to...

Developing Good Workers Requires Personal Touch

ROANOKE, Va. — I recently had the opportunity to play host to the younger...

Be Sensitive To Ongoing Business Relationships

ROANOKE, Va. — I have preached for years the importance of developing...

The Stain That Wouldn’t Fade

ROANOKE, Va. — Several times a year, I am asked about poor-quality wash...

Ideas for Extending Linen Life

ROANOKE, Va. — A surefire way to improve the bottom line of your business...

Reducing Lint on Reusable OR Towels

ROANOKE, Va. — Providing an OR towel that has little lint or is lint-free...

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