Pair of 35-year-old Machines Earn Top Honors in UniMac Longevity Contest

Legendary Chicago Cleaners Win New UniMac Laundry Equipment UniMac’s quest to find the oldest model still in service has ended at Zengeler Cleaners in Chicago. The legendary cleaner won the contest with a pair of 35-year-old washer-extractors that run six days a week. “As expected, our Longevity Contest delivered a plethora of machines still in [...]

2021-10-08T19:53:20+00:00October 8th, 2021|

Full service distributors are long-term partners

The old adage still holds true today – you get what you pay for. It’s certainly accurate as we look at the equipment options available to on-premises laundry managers. Often, the lowest priced equipment ends up costing laundries more over their lifetime, due to inefficiency.  What buyers sometimes forget is that the idea of getting what you [...]

2021-06-23T13:44:02+00:00June 23rd, 2021|

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|
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