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  • TCATA Conference Update

    TCATA Conference Update

    Gerald Henke recently assumed the position of president of Textile Care Allied Trades Association (TCATA) at the association’s 2016 annual conference in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida. Henke has been very involved in the association for many years having served several terms on the Board of Directors and on conference committees. He was the chair of

  • Harco Receives Maytag Award

    Harco Receives Maytag Award

    ST. JOSEPH, Mich.— Harco Co. Ltd., Mississauga, Ontario, was recently recognized as winner of the Red Carpet Service® Excellence Award from Maytag® Commercial Laundry at the company’s 57th Annual Meeting. The award acknowledges excellence in service and dependability as characterized by the Maytag® Commercial Laundry brand. “The Red Carpet Service® program demands superior attentiveness, service

  • Ken Tyler – Letter to the Editor

    Ken Tyler – Letter to the Editor

    I enjoyed reading the LaundryLedger article, Taking Charge of Wash Quality written by Rich Fitzmorris. Fitzmorris suggests in the Selection Process paragraph that it is a good idea for a laundry representative to test goods from new suppliers.  I agree. However, from a textile manufacturer/provider of products point of view, when evaluating textile usage and applications for potential

  • TRSA New Conference Format

    TRSA New Conference Format

    ALEXANDRIA, Va.—TRSA is introducing a new approach to reduce the expense for an operator member (laundry) to attend TRSA’s Annual Conference while facilitating more constructive problem-and-solution discussions with associate member (laundry supplier) partners. The Sept. 19-21 event near Phoenix will feature the new Executive Exchange, replacing exhibits with scheduled interactions. Changing how textile services executives

  • Taking Charge of Wash Quality  

    Taking Charge of Wash Quality  

    By Rich Fitzmorris — Many times if you ask who is responsible for wash quality, owners, GM’s, production managers, department heads and team members will answer – the chemical company. Although chemical companies supply chemistry, often program the washing equipment and sometimes have service technicians offer ‘value added’ help — a chemical company is not

  • Measuring Operational Performance Through Metrics

    Measuring Operational Performance Through Metrics

    By Joe Gudenburr, President, G.A. Braun Inc. — Business metrics, or a quantifiable measure that tracks, monitors and assesses the success or failure of business processes are an invaluable tool to any facility. However, with regard to the processing environment in a laundry, many facilities do not use metrics, or make limited use of the

  • OnePress Ironing Systems New Website

    OnePress Ironing Systems New Website

    OSHKOSH, Wis. – Continental Girbau Inc. (Continental) recently unveiled a new website featuring OnePress Ironing Systems.  The improved website – www.onepressironer.com – is mobile friendly, simple to navigate, graphically appealing, content rich and search engine optimized, according to OnePress Marketing Communications Director, Tari Martin. “The site clearly defines OnePress ironing products, which are engineered for