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Paying For Chemicals – Let Me Count The Ways!

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.

Read more: Paying For Chemicals – Let Me Count The Ways!

The Newest Chemistry Technology

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.

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Selecting a Laundry Chemical Company

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.

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Hygienically Clean Linen Using Chlorine Bleach

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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Textile Services Industry Gets National Spotlight

WILIMGTON, Mass. — Textile service executive Ronald Croatti recently appeared on the CBS-TV show “Undercover Boss.” Croatti is CEO of UniFirst Corp., in Wilmington, Mass. For most Americans watching “Undercover Boss” it was their first view inside a commercial laundry, which typically process between 10 million and 25 million pounds of uniforms, table linens, bed sheets, towels and more every year “The reusable textile services business is the original green industry,” said Ricci. “Commercial laundries reuse linen instead of filing landfills with disposable alternatives and continually discover new, innovative means to reduce energy consumption and recycle water. Our huge economies of scale allow laundries to use about two-thirds less water, energy and detergent than alternatives, such as washing at home, while hygienically cleaning textile products, improving disease control and reducing contamination.”