We’re Heading for Recession! Now What Do I Do?

Bryan Cutsinger, assistant professor of economics at Angelo State University in Texas, and Mike Knowles, COO of Superior Linen Service in Oklahoma, talk the economy, the possibility of recession and ways to ride out the downturn.

Human Resources Challenges

Events of the past three years have changed workplace dynamics along with employee attitudes and expectations. Human resource managers Annette Jones from Huebsch Services and Katie Rowland from Plymate Inc. talk challenges and solutions in laundry HR today.

Laundry Facility Fire Safety

Bill Sullivan, fire protection engineer for the City of Madison Fire Department in Wisconsin, and Markus Tarin, CEO of MoviTHERM, an innovator in fire detection technology, based in Irvine, California, talk about steps to take in the event of a fire along with detection/prevention ideas.

Today’s Textiles

Duane Houvener, national sales manager for American Dawn, provides insider discussion about modern textiles and how performance and processability have been improved.

The Laundry Brand

A commercial laundry today, no matter the size, needs to create its unique brand to stand out, and this discussion with Asit Goel, vice president of marketing at UniFirst, will examine what steps to take.

Laundry Labor Update

Guest Joseph Ricci, president and CEO of TRSA, talks about the current state of laundry hiring/training/retention, offers ideas and looks into the future of laundry labor.

The Benefits of Trade Show Attendance

Greg Jira, show director for The Clean Show owned by Messe Frankfurt, talks about how laundry and linen service operators can be as effective as possible when attending industry trade shows, along with details about Clean in Atlanta.

Supply-Chain Strategies

Jeff Landry, managing director global supply chain for textile provider American Dawn, talks about the lessons learned from the supply-chain interruptions experienced in 2020 and how to be prepared in the future.

Laundry Operations and OSHA

In this podcast, Steve Alvarado, a lawyer at Fisher Phillips, talks about what OSHA is looking for in terms of laundry safety and how laundries can be proactive to be “OSHA safe.”

Laundry Safety Inspection

Guest Donald Bock, principal of Seabright Safety Solutions, shares key points for laundry operators to investigate, and ways to improve shortcomings, to help ensure a facility is as safe as possible.

Expanding Laundry Business Revenue

It’s important for laundry operations to have balanced revenue, and this conversation with Rick Snyder, owner and general manager of U.S. Linen & Uniform in Richland, Washington, will explore how operations can expand wisely.

Employees and Substance Abuse

Guest Susan Fahey Desmond, a principal in the New Orleans office of Jackson Lewis P.C., shares her expertise on laundry management and safety in an era of increasing substance abuse.

Meeting Hygienic and Sanitary Laundry Expectations

Rocco Romeo, CEO of HLS Linen Services based in Ottawa, Ontario, and a member of the Healthcare Laundry Accreditation Council’s (HLAC) Board of Directors, provides an update on healthcare laundry during COVID-19 and what lies ahead for the industry segment.

Effective Washer-Extractor Usage

Guest Josh Steinhardt, a sales development manager of on-premises laundry at Alliance Laundry Systems, draws on his 20 years of experience to share washer-extractor advice for throughput, efficiency and quality.

Laundry Insurance Needs and Coverage

Tina Brazier, business development manager for fabricare insurance provider Irving Weber Associates, talks about how insurance has changed for laundries, specific needs and how to evaluate current insurance coverage.

Optimizing the Laundry Process

John Goetz, global product manager for Hydro Systems, takes listeners to a number of locations in a laundry operation that are prime for optimizing processes and efficiencies.

Laundry Maintenance Checklist

Listen to a conversation with Dave McAllister, director of services and project management for Girbau North America, about essential laundry equipment tasks to keep your machines processing goods—and doing it well.

Customer Service Training and Technology

Guest Dave Balliet, director of customer relations for Hospital Central Services Cooperative (HCSC), offers his insights into enhancing customer service at all levels of a laundry operation.

Laundry Facility Cleaning Check

Guest Paul Jewison, vice president of engineering at Healthcare Linen Services Group and general manager at Textile Care Services in Rochester, Minnesota, discusses ways to keep a laundry operation clean.

Laundry Service Contract Essentials

In this episode, Steven Fellman from the Washington, D.C., law firm GKG Law P.C., shares key elements of laundry and linen services contracts, negotiation tactics and more.