April 22, 2020

Laundry Hiring and Training

Sylvia Williams, human resources manager for Prudential Overall Supply, a uniform and facility services company headquartered in Irvine, California, joins us to talk about strategies for seeking out employee candidates and training them for long-term growth.


February 19, 2020

Educating Laundry Customers

Listen as guest David Bernstein, president and chief propeller-head of Propeller Solutions Group, a provider of engineering, training and consulting services for the laundry industry, talks about how educating customers can help create a better laundry/linen partnership.


January 22, 2020

Reducing Rewash

In this episode, Gregory Gicewicz, president and CEO of Sterile Surgical Systems in Tumwater, Washington, talks about the common causes of rewash and ways laundry/linen services can eliminate rewash as much as possible.


December 16, 2019

Getting the Best from Your Laundry Employees

In this episode, learn the difference between “leaders” and “managers” and how each style impacts laundry employees and their productivity with guest Deana Griffin, president of The Griffin Group, a recruiting firm that specializes in the rental uniform and linen/textile industry.


November 20, 2019

Trends in Laundry Plant Design/Construction

As laundry/linen services grow and technology advances, they look to build new plants or renovate existing structures. Find out from Ed Kwasnick of ARCO/Murray what operators are looking for in design and construction today, and into the future.


October 23, 2019

How Social Media Impacts Laundry/Linen Services

In this podcast, guest Bri Curington, social media director for Infinite Laundry, a marketing agency that works exclusively in the linen and uniform industry, offers help for industrial/commercial and OPL laundries with effective social media strategy.


September 18, 2019

Finding Skilled Laundry Workers

The industry is facing a gap when it comes to trained, skilled workers. Guest Doug Waldman, president of Superior Linen Service, examines how an operation can find essential employees, like maintenance staff and supervisors.


August 21, 2019

Effective Laundry Plant Tours to Gain Customers

Guest Troy Lovins, founder and CEO of Performance Matters, talks about how opening the laundry plant doors and showing off what makes an operation great can turn potential customers into actual customers.


July 24, 2019

Disaster Preparedness for Laundries

At some point, a laundry is going to face a disaster, at least losing power. In this episode, guest Bob Corfield, principal of Laundry Design Group, talks about ways to keep goods moving during these challenging times.


June 19, 2019

Clean Healthcare Linens and Public Perception

Get an inside look at what healthcare laundries are doing to ensure linen cleanliness and how they can educate the public in the face of negative media reports from Jason Hartsell, director of operations at United Hospital Services.


May 22, 2019

Automation’s Effect on Laundry Operations

Guest Brian Polatsek, CEO of EcoBrite Linen, talks about the effect of automation on laundry/linen services and what the laundry of the future will look like in terms of equipment, labor and more.


April 17, 2019

The Man Behind the Clean Show

Retiring show manager John Riddle talks Clean history and reminisces about his long career, including his time in pro baseball, stadium management, rodeo production, and more with guest host Bruce Beggs.


March 20, 2019

Improving Laundry Efficiency Without Losing Quality

Explore how a laundry can operate at a better level of energy efficiency with guest Seth Willer, national sales manager for Girbau Industrial.


February 20, 2019

How Distributor Partners Help Laundry Operations

Distributors provide essential equipment to laundry/linen services, but there is more to the equation. Find out more from guest Craig Dakauskas, president of CLEC.


January 23, 2019

Culture Shock: Is Your Laundry Really a Good Place to Work?

Kris Boesch, CEO and founder of Choose People, a company dedicated to helping change company cultures so employees feel good about going to work, talks about creating a positive workplace culture.


December 20, 2018

Laundry Productivity Secrets Revealed

Jon Witschy, sales manager for data technology company Spindle, reveals ways laundries can enhance productivity today and in the future.


November 21, 2018

Sheets, Towels and More: A Look into Hospitality Laundry/Linen Services

In this episode, Phil Jones, director of laundry for Sheraton Vistana Resort in Orlando, offers his view of hospitality laundry, from its challenges to its future.


October 24, 2018

Behind Bars: Correctional Facility Laundry Operations

Todd B. Jenson, laundry supervisor at the Ramsey County Correctional Facility in Minnesota, talks about the challenges and rewards of jail laundry operations.


September 19, 2018

Five Decades of Laundry Services

Richard Warren retired earlier this year after 53-plus years in the industry. In this podcast, he shares some observations and insights from his career.


August 22, 2018

Panel of Experts: Richard Engler, JPS Health Network

Richard Engler, textile processing department manager for JPS Health Network in Fort Worth and a Panel of Experts author for American Laundry News, talks about his life in laundry services.