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  • In Memoriam — George Graves

    In Memoriam — George Graves

    Due to challenging health issues, George Graves, 59, recently passed away. Graves co-founded G.S. Manufacturing in 1985 with his wife, Susan.  The international manufacturing operation designs and produces laundry carts for the institutional, health care, and hospitality laundry industry. Company reins have since been passed down to his daughter, Cathy Ballow and his brother, Arthur

  • Maytag Honors Customers

    Maytag Honors Customers

    During the Maytag® Commercial Laundry 59th Annual Meeting in Rhode Island,  exemplary customer performances were acknowledged at the Annual Fred Maytag Awards Dinner for the following categories. ●     Taking home the most coveted and prestigious accolade, Harco Co. Ltd of Mississauga, Ontario, Canada, won the Fred Maytag Award. This honor is presented to the customer that best emulates the

  • Mission Linen Supply Receives Stevie Award

    Mission Linen Supply Receives Stevie Award

    Mission Linen Supply, a provider of linens, uniforms, laundry services and supplies, received a Bronze Stevie® Award in the large company of the year category of the 2018 American Business Awards®. The competition drew more than 3,700 nominations across various categories. “The nominations submitted for the 2018 American Business Awards were outstanding,” said Michael Gallagher,

  • Leonard Automatics Fosters Safety at Work

    Leonard Automatics Fosters Safety at Work

    For the fourth consecutive year, Leonard Automatics has won the Gold Safety award from the North Carolina Department of Labor. At Leonard, team members are the most important part of the company’s success. Therefore, the company takes their safety very seriously. Workplace injuries not only affect the employee, but they also affect their families, and

  • Buy Reliability & Support Services-Not Marketing & Support Claims-Part 2

    Buy Reliability & Support Services-Not Marketing & Support Claims-Part 2

    By Scott Paton When purchasing equipment for a facility, there are several things to be considered. In part one we looked at the hallmarks of in-service ‘vintage’ equipment including superior manufacturing processes and personal equipment support. Read Part One here. Today we’ll look at manufacturer support offerings such as service schools and discuss what you

  • JENSEN Performance Days

    JENSEN Performance Days

    Big data, automation, artificial intelligence, laundry robotics and integrated processing were just some of the key issues addressed at the first JENSEN Performance Days in Palma de Mallorca, Spain.  Over seven days, more than 1000 customers from Europe, the Americas and Asia were updated on new processing technologies. Highlights of JENSEN’s booth were the new Senking Universal

  • Primus Brand To Be Discontinued in North America

    Primus Brand To Be Discontinued in North America

    Alliance Laundry Systems™ announced that it will no longer sell its Primus-branded equipment in the United States and Canada, as of Nov. 1. The brand will continue to be sold globally outside North America. “Our decision to discontinue sales of Primus in North America was arrived at after significant research as well as evaluation by

  • Understanding Moisture Retention in Commercial Laundries

    Understanding Moisture Retention in Commercial Laundries

    By Al Adcock, VP of Sales and Marketing at B&C Technologies In our industry, we spend quite a bit of time talking about G-force and how important it is to understand and account for.  In fact, there are a few posts dealing with the subject on this very blog.  As a companion to G-force, today we’ll talk about moisture retention