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  • B&C at South Walton’s Fire Training Center Grand Opening

    B&C at South Walton’s Fire Training Center Grand Opening

    B&C Technologies recently participated in the grand opening of South Walton’s Fire Training Center. The 4 story training center will be used to store vehicles and allow firefighters to have live action training. These live fire training drills necessitate commercial laundry equipment to keep the firefighters’ PPE in top shape so they chose two HE-45

  • Will Sustainability Fuel Client Demand in the Next Decade?

    Will Sustainability Fuel Client Demand in the Next Decade?

    By Nancy Jenkins Sustainability, going Green, carbon impacts, and net zero are terms sprinkled liberally throughout media reports from the mainstream to the niche. But does this reporting reflect corporate marketing strategy or suggest evidence of actual changes in the ways organizations conduct business? ARTA has dedicated its 2020 Green Education Conference to the issue

  • ImageFIRST Acquires Chicago South Franchisee

    ImageFIRST Acquires Chicago South Franchisee

    ImageFIRST, a  provider of medical linen rental and laundry, announced the acquisition of its largest remaining franchisee, ImageFIRST Chicago South.  ImageFIRST Chicago South provides medical laundry services across southern Illinois, most of Indiana, and a large part of Kentucky, according to a news release.  Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. “ImageFIRST Chicago South founders

  • Kannegiesser ETECH Service Seminars

    Kannegiesser ETECH Service Seminars

    The Kannegiesser ETECH Service Seminars have been announced.  Learn from factory-trained experts about machine and system components, preventive maintenance, troubleshooting and safety. Classes will focus on maintenance and engineering but they are open to all laundry operators and production personnel. Save the dates! Rail Systems and Logistics, May 5-6 Washers and Dryers, May 12-14 Flatwork

  • Aramark Named a Top 50 Employer for People With Disabilities

    Aramark Named a Top 50 Employer for People With Disabilities

    Aramark, a food, facilities management and uniforms company, that employs 280,000 team members across the globe, has been named a Top 50 Employer by CAREERS & the disABLED Magazine, for the sixth consecutive year, for providing a positive working environment for people with disabilities, according to a recent release. “It’s an honor to once again

  • The Coronavirus

    The Coronavirus

    With the rise and spread of the Coronavirus, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the World Health Health Organization (WHO) are closely monitoring the outbreak which was first identified in Wuhan, Hubei Provence, China.  Although there are thousands of confirmed cases in China, additional cases have been identified in a growing number

  • JENSEN CleanTech-For the Future

    JENSEN CleanTech-For the Future

    In 2008, JENSEN introduced the CleanTech concept and pioneered a new approach for the laundry industry.  The objective of the JENSEN CleanTech concept is to increase the efficiency of the primary energy and to reduce its use with gas-operated laundry machines. When developing laundry machines, the JENSEN-GROUP concentrates on achieving high performance and minimum energy

  • Ondrof Joins Aramark as CFO

    Ondrof Joins Aramark as CFO

    Aramark, a $16 billion global leader in food, facilities management and uniforms, announced that Thomas Ondrof will join the Company as Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer, succeeding Steve Bramlage who will remain with the Company until April 3, 2020 in the role of Executive Advisor to assist in this transition, according to a news

  • First Veterans Affairs (VA) West Coast Steamless Laundry Opens

    First Veterans Affairs (VA) West Coast Steamless Laundry Opens

    By Ken Tyler, Laundry Industry Consultant On January 16, 2020, the recently renovated textile care processing facility considered as one of the most automated in the VA system at VA Medical Center West Los Angeles, CA held dedication ceremonies. The ceremonies were attended by an estimated 100 attendees. VA West LA Laundry built in 1999

  • Cardinal Health Recalls over 9 Million Surgical Gowns

    Cardinal Health Recalls over 9 Million Surgical Gowns

    On January 21, 2020, Cardinal Health informed customers of a voluntary recall for the surgical gowns produced by a contract manufacturer after discovering that some gowns were produced in unapproved locations that did not maintain proper environmental conditions as required by law, were not registered with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and were