- Created on Sunday, 03 December 2006 03:02
- Written by Rich Fitzmorris
Question: What is the average percent of rewash in a commercial laundry?
Answer: A commercial laundry in defined as a business that washes textiles for a profit. That being said; the mix of textile categories can make a difference in the overall stain rewash percentage of the laundry. If you were to break down certain classifications/industries you should be able to determine what the average should be for a commercial laundry. In general the following are good average numbers:
Hospital Healthcare 2-4%
Nursing Homecare 3-4%
Food & Beverage 4-7%
Industrial Garments 3-5%
Personal Clothing >1%
Quick Rinse - News From Around The World
Lapauw Acquired By Private Investor
BELGIUM — Lapauw and its affiliate Lapauw France have been acquired by Mr. Philippe D’heygere for an undisclosed amount. The Belgian based manufacturer of industrial laundry equipment officially announced that it has recently sold its rights to Mr. Philippe D’heygere, a successful international entrepreneur with special interests in global expansion.
“I have worked with the Lapauw family for 46 years. Following my first meeting with the new owner, I feel very confident that this agreement will provide the experience and resources needed to expand into new markets and bolster support to our existing distributors and customers,” said Andre Henrard, Export Manager for the countries outside Europe. The current management will remain active and no personnel change is expected.
In a joint statement to their distributors, the Lapauw family announced “Mr. D’heygere has international expertise and will reinforce the position of the Lapauw Group as a successful worldwide leader of premier laundry equipment.”