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Category Operations

Production Standards

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Are you experiencing high payroll costs, low productivity, or poor quality? If the answer to any of these questions is yes, you might find some improvement in establishing production standards for eac...

Posted By Harry Kimmel | 7/26/2017 11:59:40 AM

Perspiration Stains

Underarm Stains

Perspiration contains fats, oils, and cholesterol which tend to oxidize and turn yellow. This slow, progressive process develops with age and with the heat that is necessary in finishing procedures. ...

Posted By Harry Kimmel | 7/18/2017 12:13:02 PM

An Easy Way to Go Social

Social Media

DLIís new service will help members populate and update their Facebook feeds effortlessly to build engagement with customers. By Ian P. Murphy Outside the plant, most drycleaners already know so...

Posted By Harry Kimmel | 7/18/2017 10:05:46 AM

Taking Care of Spotting Boards


When was the last time you took a good look at your spotting boards? Do they need to be cleaned or repaired? The spotting board must be kept in good operational condition at all times. It should be...

Posted By Harry Kimmel | 7/5/2017 8:50:09 AM

Customer Service Award Winner

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A Culture of Service An Interview with Jeff Sitz and Laura Loebick - City Cleaners Akron, OH 2016 winners of the YES! Award Ė Year of Excellent Service City Cleaners of Akron, Ohio, is the...

Posted By Harry Kimmel | 6/27/2017 1:47:56 PM