• Continental’s Hurricane Harvey Relief Program

    Continental’s Hurricane Harvey Relief Program

    OSHKOSH, Wis. — Continental Girbau Inc. (Continental) and its Houston distributor, Skyline Equipment Inc., have initiated disaster assistance for Hurricane Harvey business victims. The disaster relief initiative includes special commercial laundry equipment financing and rental programs, as well as quick equipment and parts replacement, according to Continental President Mike Floyd. “Working together, Continental and Skyline

  • Braun’s ISO Recertification

    Braun’s ISO Recertification

    SYRACUSE, NY — G.A. Braun has been ISO certified since 2005. Over the last twelve years Braun has not only retained this certification, but has embraced the expanded requirements that this system has placed on them to support the rapidly evolving domestic and international business environments. In June of this year Braun was recognized as

  • Handling Pharmaceutical Waste in Healthcare Laundry – Part II

    Handling Pharmaceutical Waste in Healthcare Laundry – Part II

    By Charlotte A. Smith and Gregory Gicewicz    To pass inspection, the Healthcare Laundry Accreditation Council (HLAC) requires that a laundry facility meet specific standards related to its handling of pharmaceutical waste. 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 webinar, “Managing Pharmaceutical Waste:

  • 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