Entrepreneurs Fine-Tune a Laundry

July 2010
Fabricare Canada;Jul/Aug2010, Vol. 54 Issue 4, p10
Trade Publication
The article discusses how business partners and couple Eric Ouellette and Stany Bergeron started their own laundry business in Canada. They decided to return to Quebec to raise their sons and purchased the Les Buanderies Dextraze, a laundry plant that processed hotel and long-term care work in Granby. It examines the unique plant's workflow, the major bottlenecks in the operation and its solutions. It states that their business success is because they do not have a closed mind to new ideas.


Related Articles

  • HAMILTON ENGINEERING CELEBRATES 25 YEARS.  // Fabricare Canada;Jul/Aug2006, Vol. 50 Issue 4, p6 

    The article reports on the success of Hamilton Engineering for 25 years in the laundry industry in Livonia, Michigan. The company was founded by Jeff Deal and his wife Diana Deal to meet the basic needs of the industry. The company installed a 24/7 emergency toll-free line to offer technical and...

  • How was your 2013? Anderson, Becca // Fabricare Canada;Nov/Dec2013, Vol. 57 Issue 6, p4 

    The author recounts the success of some companies in the Canadian fabricare industry in 2013.

  • Training the 'face of the company'. MAYER, CHRIS // American Laundry News (American Trade Magazines LLC (ATM));Nov2016, Vol. 42 Issue 11, p1 

    The article focuses on the importance of providing training for route service representatives (RSRs) and they contribution in the success of a laundry service business.

  • ORGANIZATION RULES. Benson, Mark // American Coin-Op (Crain Communications Inc. (MI));Jan2009, Vol. 50 Issue 1, p30 

    The author shares the importance of organizing in the business enterprise in order to achieve success. The author shares his experience of formulating strategic planning for Laundromat in which he handles the challenges of work demand in the business. He added that the concept of organizing...

  • How NOT to succeed in the laundry business. Bean, Stephen M. // American Coin-Op (Crain Communications Inc. (MI));Sep2009, Vol. 50 Issue 9, p36 

    The article offers ways on how to succeed in the laundry business in the U.S. It highlights the things that would affect business relations and operations which include setting the hours of operation without regarding the schedules of customers, paying no attention to marketing strategies,...

  • MEMO to management. Tontegode, Lorne // Fabricare Canada;Sep/Oct2006, Vol. 50 Issue 5, p19 

    The article discusses the importance of planning for success in laundry industry. According to the author, the lack of long-term thinking is the major reason why fabricare industry is in trouble. An example of long-term decision is Maintaining the quality of solvent used in cleaning. In...

  • What are the keys to success? People, education, technology. Frederick, Eric L. // American Laundry News (Crain Communications Inc. (MI));Sep2010, Vol. 36 Issue 9, p4 

    The article discusses the three important factors for achieving success in the laundry business. The author observes that managing people is an important factor in management as it involves goal setting, team building and motivating. He informs that education is a tool that helps one accomplish...

  • There are simple ways to fine-tune your business. Partyka, Paul // American Coin-Op (Crain Communications Inc. (MI));Feb2009, Vol. 50 Issue 2, p10 

    The article offers suggestions from the laundry operators to fine tune the laundry industry to attract customers and increase profitability. Peter Viglione, Coastline Laundry, New Jersey, states that if every store was attended the whole industry would run better for which appearance and flow...

  • The benefits of listening to your employees. Frederick, Eric L. // American Laundry News (American Trade Magazines LLC (ATM));09/01/2012, p4 

    The article presents the author's views on the benefits and opportunities in listening to employees. The author cites the success of the projects he developed along with his staff to address the problems in the incontinent pads in their dryers. The author claims that employees are the best...


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics