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Used Equipment

By: TRistaino, 12/11/12

Given the state of the economy the last few years the popularity of laundry owners and managers considering the purchase of used equipment has risen dramatically. Not a week goes by without at least one inquiry for a used piece. The interest is industry wide. Laundromats, Hotels, Skilled Nursing Facilities, Commercial Laundries are all calling. …

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 …

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 …

“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 …