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Avoiding Spotting Mistakes

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Mistakes can easily be made if spotting bottles arenít clearly marked. A story that illustrates this point is the one about the person who was working on a delicate dye restoration. After spending tim...

Posted By Harry Kimmel | 12/6/2017 8:33:29 AM

OSHA Form Changes


OSHA has modified the requirement for filing the Form 300 Injury and Illness Records to OSHA. Below is a breakdown of your responsibilities under the rule. 1-9 Employees You are exempt from ...

Posted By Harry Kimmel | 11/30/2017 1:25:50 PM

How is Your Cleaning Quality?


The importance of maintaining the solvent in the best possible condition cannot be over emphasized. The Cleaning Performance Evaluation (CPE) is available to DLI members. In may cases, this service ca...

Posted By Harry Kimmel | 10/3/2017 11:44:37 AM

Why Dry Cleaning Companies Rely on Air Vacuums

Air vacuums are an essential part of any equipment line up in the fabricare industry. By working together with the steam machine, air vacuums allow for a quicker drop in steam consumption, resultin...

Posted By Harry Kimmel | 9/20/2017 11:36:06 AM

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