Sustainability, in action.

The world is finite. Resources of this land are not everlasting. That is what sustainability focuses on; keeping the use of those resources at a minimum and the Earth at the forefront of our minds as we work for our … Continue reading

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Radio-Frequency Identification (RFID), and YOU

No matter what uniform, linen, textile or rental service you go with should be using radio-frequency ID tags. These tags are effective in tracking the usage and details of products under their management. At New System Laundry, we use RFID … Continue reading

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Equipment Focus: Part 2

As part of plant renovations, New System selected ironers from top of the line equipment manufacturer, Kannegiesser – the gold standard in flatwork equipment. Kannegiesser, out of Germany, marked its 65th anniversary this year; the company has five factories, close to … Continue reading

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Equipment Focus: Part 1

Around 2002, New System undertook the daunting challenge of plant wide renovations at our Portland headquarters. On the plant floor we have seven American-made, Milnor washers; four 450-pound open-pocket washer extractors and three 600-pound washer-extractors were brought in during renovations … Continue reading

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