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Category Archives: Informational

Celebrating 75 Years! Part 3

In case any of you have missed the recent celebration, here is the recap… 1944 – City Laundry opens for business 1950 – Family business transitions from home laundry to dry cleaning 1977 – City Dry Cleaning began contract to pre-wash Levi jeans 1982 – Company expanded into 10,000 sq. ft. adjoining property 1986 – Paul and Pam Kramer …

Avoid the Fall

If any of you are like me, you’re prone to tripping over toys left out in the living room. It’s bound to happen at least once a week. I’ve accepted defeat on the home front, but I refuse to have the same hazards happen at work. Throughout the years, City has made changes here and there to improve safety, and cleanliness in the workplace. More …

Mean Lean Processing Machine

What is 5S? 5S is a systematic approach to workplace organization. 5S stands for Sort, Set In Order, Shine, Standardize, and Sustain. Each “pillar” has its own agenda. Sort through each stations materials to find out the tools essential for the job. Get rid of the stagnant objects. Set In Order ensures all tools are organized with an assigned spot. …

National Burn Awareness Week

While it’s important to raise awareness and prevent fires this week for National Burn Awareness Week, we should be encouraging and educating our employees and peers on safety every week. According to the American Burn Association, every year over 450,000 serious burn injuries occur in the United States that require medical treatment. That’s 1 burn …

Emergency Preparedness

            Did you know there are 1.2 million violent attacks reported in the U.S. per year? A few of our City associates are less likely to become a part of that statistic thanks to the Emergency Preparedness program prepared by Rich Fowler and Bruce Boguski. The more training you have, the less …

New Year. New Me!

We will start seeing the “New Year. New Me” captions as 2018 comes to a close. This is something that can often times be repetitive especially when someone starts to say the same thing as last year. By figuring out new and creative ideas to adapt not only yourself but a specific company will allow one to stand out significantly. Keep reading …

Thankful for Soap!

It’s that time of year again where many people reflect on the individuals and items they are thankful for. Some cliché answers when asked what you’re thankful for are the typical family, friends, shelter, food, etc. Not to say that one shouldn’t be thankful for those things, but people expect that answer. If you want to surprise …

Saving one step at a time

Reducing costs is a top priority for any successful business. While there are many areas that you can reduce costs in, let’s take a look at Uniform Programs. Uniform programs are quite simple and have the ability to save our customers a significant amount of money each year. By City Uniforms & Linen not being a uniform manufacturer, we are …