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Time Out !

By: TRistaino, 9/21/12

Time outs are taken at critical junctures of sporting events. Perhaps the team is not playing well and needs to be admonished. Perhaps they are tired and need to catch their breath. Maybe the coach sees that the opposition is doing something the team was not prepared for. Whatever ther reason the goal is improved …

What are you counting?

By: TRistaino, 9/12/12

Counting and keeping track of key elements of your business are key elements in a well run business. Sports teams and large corporations count and track numerous components of their respective industries. Batting averages, earned run averages, goals against averages, unforced errors are key statistics in various sports.  Pounds of waste per unit produced, accidents …

Proper Planning Prevents Poor Performance

By: TRistaino, 8/28/12

The title of this post is a well known admontion we have heard since we were kids. I daresay that those who are reading this now have taken it to heart and achieved a level of professional success by its constant application in many aspects of their business. We budget, strategize, analyze every month of …

Yankee Now Accepts Payments via PayPal

By: JJones, 8/20/12

  In order to  give our customers easier options to make payments we are now accepting payments via PayPal directly from our Web Site. To visit our payment page simply follow this link: http://www.yankeeequipment.com/make-a-payment You will notice an “Amount to Pay” form on the right of the page. You may enter the amount you wish …

Labor saving equipment

By: TRistaino, 8/09/12

Next to the phrase “energy saving equipment” the phrase “labor saving equipment” is equally popular. Washers with shorter wash cycles, dryers that dry in less time, towel folding equipment are all examples of machinery that CAN reduce your labor cost. Notice the emphasis on CAN. Yes, equipment CAN reduce labor but it needs an assist …

Do you know what your business is worth?

By: TRistaino, 8/02/12

Several years ago I attended a conference conducted by Inc. magazine. One of the seminars at that conference was how to determine what your business was worth. The instructor asked how many people in the room knew what their business was worth. Two people out of the twenty-five in the room raised their hand. The …

“Contact me”

By: TRistaino, 7/25/12

Just about every day in our businesses we hear or see this phrase. Customers, colleagues, vendors, consultants all implore us to “contact me” about some important and not so important issue. Usually, this does not present a problem.  As the person requesting the contact will readily accept our call, answer an email or text. However, …

Huebsch Introduces eBoost

By: JJones, 7/25/12

July saw Huebsch introduce their new line of Galaxy 400 & 600 Washer-Extractors with eBoost on both their Vended and OPL ‘HC’ machinery. eBoost is Huebsch’s revolutionary extraction technology boasting high efficiency in the following ways: 33% less electrical and 11& less water than two speed models – Made possible by an advance inverter drive …

Speed Queen Introduces The New 2012 Hardmount Washer-Extractor Line

By: JJones, 7/25/12

Even after 100 years of building industry leading commercial laundry machinery Speed Queen is still dedicated to providing durable, energy efficient and cutting edge machinery. This month Speed Queen has introduced their totally redesigned Line of Vended and OPL washer-extractors. Below you will find a list of the brand new features. Everyone at Yankee is …

Alliance Laundry Service Bulletin No. SE12-1R1

By: JJones, 7/19/12

On occasion Alliance Laundry Systems will send us useful Service Bulletins about machinery maintenance and procedures. In the effort to to provide this important information to our valued customers we will be posting these bulletins as we recieve them. The newest bulletin is #SE12-1R1 and covers the proper cleaning technique for Tumbler Baskets. Click on …