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Giving Thanks

By: TRistaino, 11/21/12

In 2000 I began riding in the Pan Mass Challenge which is a 190 mile two day cycling event to raise money for Dana Farber Cancer Institute. Each rider solicits donations from family, friends, and colleagues. Our team captain at that time made it clear that a key element of fund raising was to thank …

Controlling Lint in your Laundry Part II

By: TRistaino, 11/02/12

In part one we discussed the origin of lint, its impact on machine performance, and how to control it in your equipment. Now lets look at the lint that somehow escapes your lint screen and gets into your duct work, your laundry, and outside. We now know lint screens are not meant to capture 100% …

Controlling Dryer Lint in Your Laundry Part 1

By: TRistaino, 10/23/12

If you manage any type of laundry lint is an everyday fact of life. Washers create lint. Dryers create lint. Most washer lint is discharged during the rinse cycles. If a lint interceptor has been installed in your laundry most lint washer lint will collect there. The lint interceptor will require periodic cleaning. Some washer …

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 …

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 …

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 …

Are you still interested ?

By: TRistaino, 7/16/12

A new restaurant opens in your town. The interior is modern and fresh. Lighting, flooring, linen, glassware all fresh and clean and modern. The wait staff is friendly and enthusiastic. The menu is exciting. You try it out and have a great dining experience. Now fast forward 15 years to the same location. The interior …

Is your team complete?

By: TRistaino, 6/28/12

Running a business of any size is a challenging exercise. Whether you run an unattended laundromat with no employees or a commercial laundry with 500 employees  you need a team of advisors to help you maximize the potential of your business.In addition to the obvious team members: supply and equipment sales consultants, service technicians for …