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An educational product of the Association for Linen Management / ALM, a membership organization dedicated to advancing excellence in the textile care industry.

 

ALLC Fall 2013

Monday, October 21, 2013 - Friday, October 25, 2013

 

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In 2015, Atlanta will host The Clean Show.

The Clean Show is scheduled April 17-19, 2015, at the GWCC

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Cotton Production Down

Cotton production is down around 100,000 metric tons due to unfavorable weather conditions in Zambia, despite an increase in government allocation in subsides. It seems that the 2012/13 season was marred not only by reduced production of seed cotton but from financial challenges… read more

Portable Military Laundry

The first American military portable laundry unit was completed in October 1917 by the Broadbent Portable Laundry Corporation. It consisted of four trailers carrying the laundry equipment, two trailers carrying supplies and a steam tractor as prime mover and power source. Today’s laundry services for our military in battle are quite different …. Read on

Top 6 Reasons employees leave

The top six reason your employees leave may be a surprising read….money is NOT number one; in fact that reason is not even on this list. Take a look at these six reasons and then try this short read on effective steps that create a win-win for employers.

Marriott Linen Marketing

Is Marriott the new marketing king with linen? It was marketing genius when Nike convinced customers to pay to become a walking advertisement for their products. Has Marriott hit a homerun with their linen recycling efforts by turning recycled bed linens into fashionable bags…time will ultimately tell, but what do you think…read more

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The American Laundry and Linen College provides comprehensive training for director-level professionals.  Known for fostering the next generation of directors, the college arms attendees with refined skills and knowledge, resulting in increased operational efficiencies and productivity. Learn more about it...

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