The American Laundry News Podcast
In-house vs. Outsourcing Laundry

In-house vs. Outsourcing Laundry

March 17, 2020

Learn about the challenges and benefits of both processing on site and outsourcing laundry with guest Sam Spence, a senior consultant with TBR Associates, which specializes in consulting services to improve processes, people and company-wide performance.

Educating Laundry Customers

Educating Laundry Customers

February 18, 2020

Listen as guest David Bernstein, president and chief propeller-head of Propeller Solutions Group, a provider of engineering, training and consulting services for the laundry industry, talks about how educating customers can help create a better laundry/linen partnership.

Reducing Rewash

Reducing Rewash

January 21, 2020

In this episode, Gregory Gicewicz, president and CEO of Sterile Surgical Systems in Tumwater, Washington, talks about the common causes of rewash and ways laundry/linen services can eliminate rewash as much as possible. 

Getting the Best from Your Laundry Employees

Getting the Best from Your Laundry Employees

December 13, 2019

In this episode, learn the difference between “leaders” and “managers” and how each style impacts laundry employees and their productivity with guest Deana Griffin, president of The Griffin Group, a recruiting firm that specializes in the rental uniform and linen/textile industry.

Trends in Laundry Plant Design/Construction

Trends in Laundry Plant Design/Construction

November 19, 2019

As laundry/linen services grow and technology advances, they look to build new plants or renovate existing structures. Find out from Ed Kwasnick of ARCO/Murray what operators are looking for in design and construction today, and into the future.

How Social Media Impacts Laundry/Linen Services

How Social Media Impacts Laundry/Linen Services

October 21, 2019

In this podcast, guest Bri Curington, social media director for Infinite Laundry, a marketing agency that works exclusively in the linen and uniform industry, offers help for industrial/commercial and OPL laundries with effective social media strategy.

Finding Skilled Laundry Workers

Finding Skilled Laundry Workers

September 17, 2019

The industry is facing a gap when it comes to trained, skilled workers. Guest Doug Waldman, president of Superior Linen Service, examines how an operation can find essential employees, like maintenance staff and supervisors.

Effective Laundry Plant Tours to Gain Customers

Effective Laundry Plant Tours to Gain Customers

August 20, 2019

Guest Troy Lovins, founder and CEO of Performance Matters, talks about how opening the laundry plant doors and showing off what makes an operation great can turn potential customers into actual customers.

Disaster Preparedness for Laundries

Disaster Preparedness for Laundries

July 23, 2019

At some point, a laundry is going to face a disaster, at least losing power. In this episode, guest Bob Corfield, principal of Laundry Design Group, talks about ways to keep goods moving during these challenging times.

Clean Healthcare Linens and Public Perception

Clean Healthcare Linens and Public Perception

June 18, 2019

Get an inside look at what healthcare laundries are doing to ensure linen cleanliness and how they can educate the public in the face of negative media reports from Jason Hartsell, director of operations at United Hospital Services.