Wasn't it only yesterday that a company selling laundry chemicals sold their product for a certain cost per package, and that was it? Today it seems that there are an endless number of ways that chemical companies use to sell their chemicals.
Can I use a dye fixative such as soda ash, or other dye fixatives used in craft dyeing, to reduce towel fading?
There have been a number of new detergent products recently introduced in the laundry textile cleaning market. There are also a number of industries that could be discussed in light of the new products, and for the purposes of this article I will focus on Shirt Laundries.
Sales Representative/Technical Service –The person that is going to actually service the account should be evaluated because they will be the one to field the problems and service needs of the property. It's not the corporate company that is going to actually be doing the installation of chemical equipment, programming of wash formulas, training of laundry staff, routine service, or the emergency service when required.
Textile fabrics are an excellent breeding surface for bacteria and microorganisms to grow. It is therefore very important to consider sanitizing or even disinfecting linens to control the infections and viruses that could occur. Clean looking linens without stains are no assurance of hygienically clean fabrics. Good sound laundry formulations should kill bacteria, viruses, and other microorganisms.
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Mac-Gray Corporation’s Lighten The Load™ Initiative
WALTHAM, Mass. — Mac-Gray Corporation, a provider of laundry facilities management services to multi-unit housing locations announced that it received the Carbonfund.org Foundation’s first annual For People and Planet award in the education category. Since Mac-Gray launched its Lighten the Load(TM) initiative in 2008 with Carbonfund.org, they have partnered with 29 academic institutions to offset more than 40 million pounds of carbon.
“This award highlights Mac-Gray’s commitment to environmental sustainability. Our Lighten the Load™ initiative is helping to reduce the carbon footprints of college and university laundry programs, while educating students on the benefits of being ‘green’ in the laundry room,” said Stewart G. MacDonald, Mac-Gray’s chief executive officer.