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  • Handling Pharmaceutical Waste in Healthcare Laundry – Part 1

    Handling Pharmaceutical Waste in Healthcare Laundry – Part 1

    By Charlotte A. Smith and Gregory Gicewicz  The Healthcare Laundry Accreditation Council (HLAC) requires that a laundry facility meet specific standards related to its handling of pharmaceutical waste to pass inspection. These wastes are highly regulated. The regulations can oftentimes be challenging to understand, even for the expert. Recently, HLAC and the American Reusable Textile Association (ARTA) co-sponsored a

  • JENSEN’s New Perspectives for Finishing (Part 3)

    JENSEN’s New Perspectives for Finishing (Part 3)

    Jensen’s New Perspectives for finishing. The greatest and most spectacular innovations can be seen in the centerpiece of each and every laundry – the finishing section. High customer expectations and fierce competition on prices call for greater flexibility and cost efficiency. With the new developments for the finishing section, it is not a case of

  • Hospital Employee Finds and Returns $9,100  

    Hospital Employee Finds and Returns $9,100  

    It’s not unusual for sheets to spin in a hospital dryer.  But recently at The Miriam Hospital in Providence, Rhode Island, cash was also whirling around – to the tune of $9,100. When Steve Ledo, an employee in the hospital laundry noticed a door on one of the dryers slightly ajar, he approached the machine.

  • Featured Video – Superior Bands

    Featured Video – Superior Bands video

    Learn about purchasing flatwork ironer belts, feeder ribbons, return ribbons, custom belts and more from Superior Bands.     For more information, visit the company’s web site:  Superior Bands

  • Celebrating 30 Years at Penn Emblem

    Celebrating 30 Years at Penn Emblem

    Penn Emblem would like to congratulate Senior Executive Administrative Assistant, Barbara O’Brien for 30 years of service to the company this year. O’Brien’s experience and expertise has been extremely valuable to Penn Emblem throughout the years. O’Brien was originally hired to work in the accounting department in 1986. She later moved to work with the

  • Lavatec Earns Business Partner of the Year Award

    Lavatec Earns Business Partner of the Year Award

    Lavatec Laundry Technology Inc. was recently awarded Continental Girbau Inc.’s 2016 Business Partner of the Year award. The honor recognizes Lavatec’s superior business results while working in partnership with Continental and its customers. Lavatec President Mark Thrasher accepted the award at Clean ’17, in Las Vegas. “On behalf of Lavatec, we are honored to accept

  • Continental Team Hammers for Habitat for Humanity

    Continental Team Hammers for Habitat for Humanity

    OSHKOSH, Wis.— Continental Girbau Inc. (Continental) employees recently contributed to a Habitat for Humanity (Habitat) project near the company’s headquarters, in Oshkosh, Wis.  Two Continental teams donned hard hats and tool belts in an effort to build an ADA compliant twindominum to accommodate two special needs families, according to Christine Skupus, director of finance administration.