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Not all dryers are created equal

Of everything going on in a busy on-premises laundry, drying should be straightforward, right? One tumble dryer should be pretty similar to another. That’s definitely not the case. While washer-extractors appear to have all the technology, tumblers have their fair share and can greatly impact efficiency, throughput and labor. Below are a variety of features [...]

2020-08-19T14:01:46+00:00August 18th, 2020|

Funding for fire department purchases requires a well-orchestrated approach and some mutual aid

We all know the importance of NFPA 1851. Codifying the guidelines for laundering PPE and requiring documentation are steps that are hoped will help reduce not just the instances of cancer in firefighters, but also mortality rates. The present COVID-19 pandemic has reinforced the need to follow these same guidelines in laundering PPE even more [...]

2020-07-28T20:05:18+00:00July 28th, 2020|

How is your laundry measuring success and identifying process breakdowns that impact quality?

How is it that the laundromat business has metrics such as turns per day, revenue, peak periods and even per-machine usage and profit, yet many on-premises laundries (OPL) are measuring success by whether or not all loads were processed?  Far more goes into the degree of success a commercial laundry is achieving. As we operate through the current pandemic, managers [...]

2020-07-17T20:38:20+00:00July 17th, 2020|
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