Are your roll towel rentals
"a loss leader used to get in the door for more
"a profit center to be exploited more fully"?
If you're processing towels the old fashioned way,
you probably fall into the loss leader category. But it is very easy to move to the profit
Take a look at your present system - a typical laundry will use an unwinder to prepare
the towels for the washer, and a rewinder to return the processed towel to roll form, so
that it can be rented again. In between lay your washer, extractor, dryer, and ironer, and
the labor they entail. For less labor cost than it takes to just unwind
your towels, how would you to have them ready to rent?
Why would we ask a question like that? Because we've done the math, and it goes like
this: In an hour, an operator using a typical unwinder is capable of preparing 50 to 70
towels for washing. At this point, you still have the wash process itself, drying, ironing
and rewinding ahead of you.
In that same hour, an operator running a Continuous Roll Towel Processing Machine can
produce more than 80 towels, from rolled-up-dirty
to rolled-up-clean, ready to rent,
with not much more training than unwinders and rewinders require. More production, with
Check out our Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) about the CRT
machine, covering the economic advantages of treating the CRT as the specialty item it is.
And please check out our CRT Walk-Around",
which details the many changes we've made to the basic Continuous Roll Towel Machine. The
walk-around is also available in a printable form, which requires
With over eighteen years of hands-on servicing, modifying and building the CRT machine,
we feel strongly that we know more about it than the people who designed the original,
because we know what works in the real world!
CRT information: Photo Walk-Around | Frequently Asked
Questions | Modification summary sheet
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