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  • 07 Jul

    Buffers drain the laundry’s lifeblood

    In the industrial laundries buffers are everywhere. But they come at a cost. By definition material flow capacity is determined by process route capacities. In turn process route capacity...

  • 12 Jun

    Laundry production isn’t sexy

    Without the people and the market, the laundry is just a building with a potential. But there has always been something special about the working conditions in a laundry.  ...

  • 12 Jan

    The competitive edge

    Better infrastructure and faster transportation made laundries’ catchment area grow. Competition sharpened. In order to survive the laundries had to increase operational efficiency. But how?   As the industrialization unfolded in the 19th century,...