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Guidelines to F&B Linen Washing

While the F&B department in the hospitality industry plays an important role – both in terms of service delivered and the revenue earned or expenses curtailed, linen management and washing plays an equally important part in F&B performance. This article ... Read More »

Knowing Linen Detergents

Laundry detergents from powder and liquid to regular strength and highly concentrated formulas provide solutions to treat nearly any type of fabric that can be machine-washed. Read More »

We strictly follow PPM schedule to avoid frequent breakdown of equipment

From soil removal, sorting to processing and distribution, the laundry at the Oberoi Hotels maintains quality standards. Speaking to Clean India Journal, Laundry Manager, Oberoi-Mumbai, Anmesh Chalke, says, “At Oberoi, everything is well planned and maintained – workers are trained on a routine basis to leave the least of human error while linen, garments and uniforms are being laundered. Read More »

Steam Washers & Dryers

Steam is a powerful force that has been harnessed to perform a variety of tasks ranging from running powerful locomotives and giant turbines in large-scale power plants to cooking vegetables and smoothing the wrinkles out of clothing. Since steam is ... Read More »

Linen Care and Energy Efficiency

Laundry plays an important part in building and augmenting the service provided by a hotel. But it comes at a price. Laundry raises the biggest energy bill of a hotel. Vanita Nair Reports…. Read More »

Washing with Oxygen

Globally, newer technologies are being tried and tested for better results in spinning out whiter linen. What is ozone laundry all about? Read More »

Clean India Show 2012-Exclusive Laundry Pavilion

Healthcare, hospitality, laundromat, commercial laundries, hostels, construction, railways and manufacturing industries including pharma, automobile, food processing and others sought laundry solutions at the Clean India Show. In a major initiative to provide an exclusive platform for the nascent laundry industry ... Read More »

Q & A

How do you remove lotion stains on bath towels? An emulsifying laundry detergent in multiple baths should help in the removal of the lotion/oil stains. With cotton textiles, additional concentration of alkali will help pull oil out of the fabric. ... Read More »

Measuring Whiteness

In general, 100% cotton or cotton blends will be perceived as whiter by making them less yellow. And to make them less yellow we automatically make the colour of the product appear bluer. Visually blue and yellow are opposites and ... Read More »

White Linen Measurement & Replacement

In the world of hospitality, laundry plays a pivotal role in enhancing the image and reputation of the hotel. Laundry managers are always on their toes trying to find better ways and means to deliver sparkling white linen. In Western countries, among the various methods adopted stained towels and linen are also cleaned using white powder stain blaster before putting them into a big round tub bin for soaking in hot water for a few days. This gives amazing results both in terms of the whiteness and life of towels and linen. Laundry Managers face a stiff challenge when it comes to linen losses, replacement and its cost. In fact, there are a variety of factors on which linen losses, replacement and its cost depends, viz., location of the facility, storage and distribution system of linen and security cover, whether the laundry is washed within the premise or is washed outside, type of equipment used to wash, quality of water, services provided by the hotel, type of fabric used, linen usage per occupied room, adequate par levels, and enforcement of quality assurance programme. Read More »

Ironing Technology

The Girbau group, with over 50 years of experience in the laundry segment, is expanding in the Indian market through Girbau India. Many of its industrial and commercial laundry products are being installed in various premises; the latest being the ... Read More »

High Quality at low temperatures

Power consumption is one of the major concerns when it comes to running laundry machines. A whopping amount of energy just goes to heat the water for washing clothes! “But, high quality results can be maintained even at low temperatures,” says Abderrahim Cedrati, General Manager, Burnus General Trading LLC, Dubai. Read More »