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  • Lavatec Features Technical Advances at Texcare

    Lavatec Features Technical Advances at Texcare

    BEACON FALLS, Conn. — Lavatec Laundry Technology has established itself in the marketplace as having durable and reliable equipment for any size operation. Visitors to this week’s Texcare International Expo, held June 11-15 in Frankfurt, Germany, will have the ability to see Lavatec’s variety of across-the-board equipment with new technology features for faster and more

  • Unitex Opens 12th NE Facility

    Unitex Opens 12th NE Facility

    LINDEN, NJ — Unitex, a regional healthcare laundry company with locations throughout the Northeast, is opening its 12th facility in Linden, N.J. This will be the fourth facility the company owns and operates in the state of New Jersey, with existing facilities in Perth Amboy and New Brunswick. The Linden plant will officially open in

  • ARTA Launches New Website

    ARTA Launches New Website

    Within five or six years today’s technology is considered outdated, including websites. So in order to provide greater value to members, the American Reusable Textile Association (ARTA) has redesigned its website, www.ARTA1.com. “The goals of the redesign were to simplify navigation, and upgrade software, functionality and security,” Brendan O’Neill, ARTA president says. “Of key importance

  • Four Generations Moving Forward

    Four Generations Moving Forward

    COLUMBUS, Neb. — Jackson Services, Inc., a fourth generation family business was born in the home of the late Minnie Jackson in 1924 as a family laundry service. The business (originally named Jackson’s Pantorium) grew and evolved to include a multitude of retail and B2B services, including dry-cleaning. In the 1970’s the business dropped all

  • TCATA Conference Update

    TCATA Conference Update

    Gerald Henke recently assumed the position of president of Textile Care Allied Trades Association (TCATA) at the association’s 2016 annual conference in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida. Henke has been very involved in the association for many years having served several terms on the Board of Directors and on conference committees. He was the chair of

  • OSHA Issues Final Rule

    OSHA Issues Final Rule

    WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) issued a final rule to modernize injury data collection to better inform workers, employers, the public and OSHA about workplace hazards.  The new requirements take effect August 2016. OSHA requires many employers to keep a record of injuries and illnesses to help these employers and their employees

  • Braun’s Factory Expansion Ahead of Schedule

    Braun’s Factory Expansion Ahead of Schedule

    SYRACUSE, NY — G.A. Braun, Inc. and its subsidiary CNY Fabrication have begun the expansion to its domestic production facility in Syracuse, NY. “It is with great pleasure to announce that we expect to beat our earlier projected completion date,” C.E.O., Chairman of the Board, James B. Werner says. “Seven years ago we consolidated our

  • Texcare International Sets Exhibitor Record

    Texcare International Sets Exhibitor Record

    FRANKFURT AM MAIN, Germany — Texcare International 2016 is exceeding expectations. Over 310 exhibitors – 20 percent more than in 2012 – will present their latest products and innovations at the trade fair for textile care being held in Germany from June 11 to 15, 2016. According to show organizers, this year’s show boasts 67

  • Rebuilt Ironers Meet Demanding Standards

    Rebuilt Ironers Meet Demanding Standards

    PEACHTREE CITY, Ga. — When Johanna Ames, president of Ames Linen Service in Cortland, New York, needed more ironing capacity to accommodate growth at her 4th generation, family-operated laundry, she compared the latest technology in large diameter flatwork ironers to the proven quality of rebuilt American flatwork ironers.  She chose the rebuilt ironers – three