American Laundry Systems

American Laundry Systems - “A Small Company that does BIG Things!”

Clean Cycle Systems

American Dry Corporation

American Dryer Corporation

American Dry Corporation

Tecni Quip - Carts, Shelving & Covers

American Dry Corporation

LaundryTODAY Media Kit

Our 2013 MEDIA KIT is available by clicking
on the image below.
2013 Media Kit
For rate information please contact
Sheryl Weinstein  at 212-644-4344

Subscribe to Laundry Today

Laundry Today - Today's News For Changing Times
Subscribe here to Laundry Today's online edition, print edition or both. It's FREE sign up today!

View a FREE Online Issue

Click here to read recent Issues of LaundryToday.
Click the image to sample an issue of LaundryTODAY

Still Hand-writing Resident Clothing ID Labels?

Many nursing homes hand write their labels instead of using an ID label system. The reason is they are on a tight budget, and don’t think they can afford one. You may be surprised to know you can purchase a system while minimizing the discomfort and pain.

Read more: Still Hand-writing Resident Clothing ID Labels?

Rent, Lease, Own Or Finance

Today, renting, leasing and buying through financing are simply tools of the trade for many financial professionals. Unfortunately, when it comes to the question of whether a laundry should rent, lease or own the equipment used in its operations, few laundry owners or managers seem able to accept the fact that there is no one right answer that fits everyone or every situation.

Read more: Rent, Lease, Own Or Finance

Get Personal - The Difference Between Running A Route And Servicing Customers

When I begin working with a company, the first thing I want to do is go out on the routes. The client may have the most technologically advanced plant in the world, purchase the finest textiles or uniforms and have state of the art route accounting. But it’s not about processing data or textiles. It’s about service.

Read more: Get Personal - The Difference Between Running A Route And Servicing Customers

To Merge or Not to Merge?

For more than three decades TRSA and UTSA have discussed merging their two associations. Can the third and most recent attempt work? A merger expert offers his counsel on why 75% of all mergers don’t work.

Nearly 75% of all association mergers fail. That’s a grim statistic, but framed in those terms, the on-again, off-again nature of merger talks between the Textile Rental Services Association (TRSA) and Uniform Textile Service Association (UTSA) seems pretty average.

Read more: To Merge or Not to Merge?

Halifax Linen Services Adds a Machine and Eliminates a Finishing Line

ROANOKE, NC – When Halifax Linen Services (HLS) began facing problems keeping up with their growing laundry volume, they sought out equipment to hasten operations and cut back on the laborious finishing process.

Read more: Halifax Linen Services Adds a Machine and Eliminates a Finishing Line

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.”