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Sales development manager joins American Laundry News Podcast to share washer-extractor best practices

Washer-extractors are the backbone of any on-premises laundry operation. Over the years, the machines have become loaded with a variety of features to deliver high quality results. But while they have the potential to produce excellent results, there’s far more to the equation than loading up the cylinder and hitting start. In the latest episode [...]

2021-04-29T21:48:02+00:00April 29th, 2021|

Not just how fast…it’s how often, too

While laundry and the equipment helping perform that task in a commercial on-premises laundry seems simple; that’s not always the case. When it comes to true performance, you need the total package – experience, engineering and exceptional testing – to drive results.  Take the seemingly simple concept of G-Force extraction. All washer-extractors are created equal, right? That’s not the case.   [...]

2021-04-13T14:23:18+00:00April 13th, 2021|

5 Mistakes You’re Probably Making in Your Company’s Laundry Room

While your company’s laundry room may not be your idea of a fun place to hang out, it actually has a lot to do with the overall customer experience you offer. Whether you run a hotel, an assisted living facility, a restaurant, a spa or any other business that requires on-premises laundry services, the quality and maintenance of [...]

2020-12-08T18:29:37+00:00December 8th, 2020|

Infection control starts with process control

The pressure on on-premises laundries serving medical and long-term care facilities has always been great. Infection control isn’t a one-and-done proposition; it’s an ongoing battle and one that is constantly changing. If COVID has taught us anything, it’s that fact. A second lesson, and one that is important for every on-premises laundry, regardless of the [...]

2020-11-18T15:00:20+00:00November 18th, 2020|

UniMac dryers show results for N95 viral decontamination

N95 masks have never been more important and in shorter supply. Reusing this vital piece of PPE requires a fast and effective means to decontaminate masks. UniMac announced that specific models of its hugely popular 75-pound capacity tumble dryer can, with the correct programs, be used for viral decontamination of N95 masks and quadruple their [...]

2020-08-12T14:20:44+00:00August 12th, 2020|

Praise worth sharing from a frontline hero

UniMac prides itself on delivering the best products, services and support. We believe in what we do and surround ourselves with expert distributors, who are just as passionate about laundry and supporting customers.  During the current crisis, clean laundry has perhaps never been more important. At firehouses across the country, the need for clean laundry has increased significantly, [...]

2020-06-24T17:04:48+00:00June 24th, 2020|

Station wear deserves the same care as PPE

We’ve always known the importance of clean laundry. One need only look to laundromats being listed as essential businesses through this pandemic for evidence of that fact. Firefighters, who stand on the front lines of the fight are certainly well aware of the increased pressure to launder PPE – having adopted protocols mirroring NFPA 1851 guidance following a [...]

2020-05-08T13:25:13+00:00May 8th, 2020|

Having replacement parts on-hand can help ensure continuity of laundry service during this crisis

On-premises laundries have little tolerance for repairs and downtime during a normal period. Now, if you are serving a healthcare, long-term care, nursing home or fire/EMS facility during a pandemic, extended downtime is not an option. Situations are made even more difficult by safer-at-home lockdowns of these locations, limiting access to service technicians.  Being able to make minor repairs [...]

2020-04-29T22:21:38+00:00April 29th, 2020|

Guidelines for laundry in health care facilities

It is critical to correctly launder garments in health care facilities, if you are to help stop the spread of the coronavirus and other bacteria to your employees and patients.  Not surprisingly, nursing homes, assisted living facilities and other health care centers wash lots of laundry, everything from bed sheets and blankets, to towels, personal clothing and more. In fact, an estimated 5 billion pounds of items are laundered in [...]

2020-04-16T22:42:51+00:00April 16th, 2020|
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