Research Center

Laundry Design & Construction: Creating the Ideal Workflow

research paper: laundry design and construction

A laundry operation, whether it be an on-premise laundry (OPL) or a textile rental plant, lives or dies depending on its ability to efficiently channel goods into, through and out of its facility. "Bottleneck" is not a word a manager wants to hear. This paper takes a close look at the importance of a well-planned laundry design.

Laundry Chemicals & Dispensing: Finding the Right Chemistry

research paper: laundry chemicals and dispensing

Textile care is one big puzzle, and it’s up to each laundry manager to see that all the pieces are assembled in just the right combination to achieve success. One has to find just the right chemistry. This paper takes a close look at washroom chemistry, formula selection, stain removal, chemical system planning, and more.

Cheap Ways to Corral Laundry Costs: Cost Control for Textile Services

research paper: cheap ways to corral laundry costs

Money is tight all over, even in the laundry. On-premise laundry managers rarely enjoy much spending freedom, while commercial operators traditionally work hard to keep costs low and turn a profit. Today's struggling economy is squeezing operating budgets ever tighter, prompting anxious managers to look for savings anywhere they can find it.

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