SEARCY, ARK — After betting big on automation, Arkansas’ largest independent industrial launderer has cut two shifts to one and added the capacity to double its current weekly volume of 175,000 pounds of laundered uniforms, floor mats and other flat goods.
The Who, What, When, Where and Why of JCAHO – The Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations
For the past nine years, I have been the National Association of Institutional Linen Management ((NAILM) representative to the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO) Professional Liaison Group. I am pleased to report on what the JCAHO represents to healthcare and to further explore how textile care and environmental care operations can prepare for surveys and better yet provide the best healthcare support service possible.
FENTON, MO -- Pristine tables burst with lilacs, lilies and roses, all arranged for 200 wedding guests. Overhead, the crowning glory- an expanse of sheer, white tent nylon--shades the affair. It all seems perfect until the tent rental company receives a call: “There are stains on this tent!”
WEST POINT, NY -- Today more than ever, the men and women who protect and defend this country need to look their most impressive: they represent the undefeated spirit of America. West Point’s 50,000 square-foot facility in West Point, New York, keeps dress whites sparkling and creases as sharp as the minds that wear them, six days a week.
DAVIE, FLA -- The grueling sport of football poses many challenges for Tony Egues, head equipment manager of the Miami Dolphins. Whether the team is in training, playing at home or traveling for a game, the uniforms for approximately 110 people, including players, coaches and support staff, must always be clean and presentable for another hard days work on the gridiron.
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Faultless Laundry Spending $12 million on New Plant
ST. LOUIS, Mo. — Faultless Laundry Co. is spending almost $12 million on a facility to accommodate its growing St. Louis business which has grown from 28 million pounds to 36 million pounds due to a new contract. Faultless serves more than 30 acute hospitals and over 400 retail medical locations in the St. Louis and Kansas City areas.