“Fighting fires in dirty gear used to be “cool,” says Bob Carter, Fire Chief of the Hudson, Ohio Fire, Department. “Today we know it’s not. Hosing down fire-protection gear and scrubbing it with a long handled brush doesn’t cut it anymore.”
ORLANDO, FL -- When it opens in February 2002, Florida’s new Opryland hotel will stand as a testament to a successful collaboration in design and construction, rivaling its sister hotel the Opryland Hotel in Nashville, Tennessee both in size, and design.
GIRBAU Acquires the Controlling Interest of Jean Michel to Strengthen Product Offerings in Global Markets
OSHKOSH, WI -- Girbau, S.A. acquired the controlling interest of Jean Michel, an industrial finishing equipment manufacturer located in Aix Les Bains, France. The acquisition will expand Girbau’s product line offering and strengthen the company’s position in the global commercial laundry market.
In the wake of architects' dreams, laundry planners' hopes and equipment manufacturers' promises, Duke Laundry in Durham, N.C., which serves the laundry processing needs of Duke University Health System (DUHS), is leaving its post-startup phase in quest of fulfilling projections of $400,000 yearly savings and a three-to-five year return on investment.
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Laundry to Reduce Air Emmissions and Fund Cleaner Burning Wood Stove Purchases
BOSTON, Mass. — Alltex Uniform Rental Service, an industrial laundry in Manchester, N.H. has agreed to settle claims by the US Environmental Protection Agency that it violated the Clean Air Act by paying a civil penalty of $65,000. They will also be undertaking a Supplemental Environmental Project with a value of at least $220,000 to replace old, polluting wood stoves in southern New Hampshire with new, cleaner models. Additionally, the company will install equipment at its facility to remove approximately 20 tons per year of emissions of volatile organic compounds (“VOCs”). G&K Services is the parent company of Alltex Uniform Rental Service Inc. The EPA action grew out of an EPA inspection of the facility in July 2008.