articles written by Donald Desrosiers

My Christmas Wish

I have completed my coverage of the Clean Show 2022 and baba bing, baba boom, just like that it is the holiday season once again and that means that it is time for me to write my Christmas Wish List to Santa Claus.  For those of you who have been following my columns for a […]

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wash formula

I’ve been writing this column for a long time – over 15 years – and it doesn’t appear that I have ever discussed wash formulas.  That is not entirely an accident.  I usually give the chemical reps all the necessary latitude to program your shirt washer in order to best utilize the chemicals that they

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Laying off workers

This Mythbuster is a beauty.  Really.  Here it goes:  Laying off employees doesn’t necessarily save labor!  It might increase your labor cost!  A major international company just laid off 60,000 employees.  Can you believe that?  60,000.   At each headquarters, the employees were called into an assembly hall of sorts and read a prepared statement that outlined

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Steam Tunnels

How shocked will you be to learn that adding a steam tunnel can actually increase your labor cost? I have a pair of stories to tell you about Steam Tunnels.  The makers of these tunnels could already be poised to shoot me, but I promise that I have recommended them many times and I may be

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