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  • Meese Upgrades Cart Line

    Meese Upgrades Cart Line

    MADISON, Ind. — Meese is now offering its entire line of bulk linen carts, shelf carts, flare trucks, utility trucks and other laundry handling carts in durable, 100% high-density polyethylene (HDPE) plastic as standard — at no extra charge.  The Poly-Trux(R) laundry carts in HDPE deliver increased strength and rigidity to accommodate increasing payload demands

  • An Arrest After Threats at Crothall

    An Arrest After Threats at Crothall

    A man with a firearm entered Crothall Laundry Services in Red Wing, Minnesota threatening employees prior to leaving.  The suspect, Michael Berry, 39, was later apprehended by authorities in Southern Ohio by Jackson County Sheriff’s deputies. From the Red Wing Police Department Facebook page: Red Wing Police Department June 8 at 8:04pm   CAPTURED IN OHIO

  • Braun Awarded P-TECH Partnership of the Year

    Braun Awarded P-TECH Partnership of the Year

    SYRACUSE, NY–G. A. Braun was recently awarded P-TECH Program’s partnership of the year. The P-TECH program (Pathways in Technology Early College High School) provides students with a pathway to achieve a degree in mechanical technology or electrical engineering technology within a five-year timeframe, with dual enrollment in a progressive high school curriculum and college courses.

  • Haas Joins Gurtler

    Haas Joins Gurtler

    Gurtler Industries, Inc. announced the addition of Tom Haas. Haas joined Gurtler in May of 2018 as Manager of Market Development and will be covering the areas of Central/Northern Wisconsin and Minnesota. Haas brings with him twenty plus years of experience in the industry.  

  • Protecting Workers from the Effects of Heat (Part 1)

    Protecting Workers from the Effects of Heat (Part 1)

    It’s summer and the temperatures are rising – inside and out – of laundry facilities. Today in this two part OSHA series we’ll take a look at the different types of heat illnesses,  review their specific symptoms and learn what to do if you or a team member experiences those symptoms. In Part II we’ll

  • Laundry Worker Dies in Niles, Illinois

    Laundry Worker Dies in Niles, Illinois

    A 42-year-old employee at EcoDirect Laundry and Cleaners recently died stuck between a dryer and conveyor system during his shift at the facility in Niles, Illinois. Pascual Gonzales-Hernandez was later seen on surveillance video trying to remove a towel hanging from a dryer in front of a conveyor system. Learn more here. 

  • 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

  • Lyday joins Lavatec as Sales Support Engineer

    Lyday joins Lavatec as Sales Support Engineer

    David Lyday has signed on as a Sales Support Engineer with Lavatec Laundry Technology, Inc. A laundry industry veteran for over 30 years, he will be primarily responsible for supporting field sales operations and providing project engineering services.  He reports to Keith Ware, Lavatec’s Vice President of Sales. Lyday most recently spent 15 years as