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  • Laundry Regulation in NY – Industry Responds

    Laundry Regulation in NY – Industry Responds

    A report recently released by New York City Council Member Ritchie Torres and CLEAN NYC claims that improper laundering practices have occurred in Gotham City which led to unsafe and unhealthy conditions in area restaurants, hotels and hospitals. The report, “Irresponsible Industrial Laundries: A Major Public Health Threat” was cited as an impetus for a

  • American Dryer To Be Acquired By Whirlpool

    American Dryer To Be Acquired By Whirlpool

    BENTON HARBOR, Mich. ─ Whirlpool Corporation has entered into an agreement to acquire American Dryer Corporation (ADC), a privately held company. The planned acquisition gives Whirlpool Corporation’s commercial laundry business a platform to reach new markets and channels, while building on a strong foundation of industry-leading innovation, quality, and service. “The acquisition of ADC by

  • Commercial Laundry Regulation in NYC?

    Commercial Laundry Regulation in NYC?

    A report just released by New York City Councilman Ritchie Torres will make you think twice before pulling those crisp sheets up to your face in a New York hotel, wiping your mouth with that folded white napkin in a restaurant or using hospital linens. The report, Irresponsible Industrial Laundries: A Major Public Health Threat,

  • Braun Receives Safety Patent

    Braun Receives Safety Patent

    SYRACUSE, NY — Braun recently received a patent for their Manual SafeLoad System® which is its second safety solution patent. The Manual SafeLoad was designed to support the loading of washers in a manual wash aisle operating environment. This system removes the potential for serious injury to the operator from pushing bags into a moving

  • TRSA – Uniforms Preferred

    TRSA – Uniforms Preferred

    ALEXANDRIA, Va., April 17, 2015 – Two national surveys completed by TRSA have found the majority of both businesses and consumers prefer that employees wear uniforms. The primary reasons for this preference, according to the survey are related to image, trust and identification.  Surveying both textile service decision makers and consumers nationally, TRSA found 82

  • Michigan Premier Laundry Increases Productivity

    Michigan Premier Laundry Increases Productivity

    SAGINAW, Mich. — In its 46-year history, Michigan Premier Laundry (MPL) has processed approximately 400 million pounds of healthcare linen. MPL is the only centrally located, large-scale healthcare laundry on Michigan’s Lower Peninsula. The laundry serves15 hospitals and 75 clinical off-site facilities by processing scrubs, towels, sheets, pillowcases and patient gowns.  Currently MPL handles approximately 16

  • MOD Changes Name

    MOD Changes Name

    ASHTABULA, Ohio — Laundry product manufacturer Meese Orbitron Dunne Co. (MOD), Ashtabula, Ohio (www.MODLaundry.com), has announced its new name: MODRoto. Building on more than 80 years of laundry experience as Meese and nearly 40 years as MOD, the new name brings the company’s expertise in plastics rotational molding to the forefront while staying true to

  • Time For a Tunnel?

    Time For a Tunnel?

    By Mike Diedling Manager, Applications Engineering Dept., Pellerin Milnor Corporation Has your laundry increased in the amount of goods it processes yearly? Are you looking to purchase new equipment to handle the extra poundage? If you’re like any other Laundry Manger, you may be wondering if it is time to add a tunnel to your

  • Braun Publishes the Science of Conventional Washroom Technology

    Braun Publishes the Science of Conventional Washroom Technology

    SYRACUSE, NY — Braun has announced the availability of their new Science Stands The Test Of Time® Conventional Washroom Technology publication. The purpose of the publication is to educate the industry on the science behind and evolution of conventional washroom technology and equipment. This publication examines various conventional washroom solutions that are employed for manual,