By listening intently to our customers, we learned that one of the biggest struggles many hoteliers face is enhancing their laundry productivity while dealing with limited laundry space and resources. Smaller, in-house hotel laundries may not have the capacity for large equipment, like flatwork ironers. Ensuring beautiful, clean, high-quality bedding in their guest rooms in the absence of extensive on-site laundry machinery was a challenge for many of our partners.
Our engineers tackled the issue with empathy: If ironing top covers is not an option for our customers, how else can we help them create an attractive, consistent, comfortable guest bed experience?
Wash-activated patterning became a patented solution to the problem, and the fabric is not available from any other source in the market today. The product must be laundered in hot water (140°F or higher) prior to first use, dried, and that’s it. The soft, rippling pattern is activated by the washing process and no ironing is required or even recommended at all. The pattern’s visual appeal endures throughout the life of the product, actually improving with each wash.
Reduced overall product weight also decreases drying time and yields significant processing cost savings for our customers. An example of breakthrough innovation in action, wash-activated patterning from Standard Textile solves a real customer need.
Labor Shortages Put Strain on Hoteliers
September 8, 2021
It’s no secret – guests are back! We’ve already discussed how guests are making up for lost time and that hotels are seeing an unexpected spike in occupancy. The increased travel demand is putting pressure on the hospitality industry. In recent months, businesses in all sectors have experienced staffing shortages. And the hospitality industry is…
Common Laundry Mistakes that Can Ruin Hotel Linens
July 30, 2021
Let’s explore important laundry DON’Ts from our laundry experts that will keep your linens in tip top shape.
A Perfect Match – Robes for All Budgets and Styles
June 23, 2021
As more consumers prepare to resume travel in 2021, welcome them back with the perfect robe for their stay. No matter your brand or budget, Standard Textile offers a collection of robes designed to maximize your guests’ comfort and style.
Do you have any questions about our solutions for hospitality? Reach out now and a representative will be in contact as soon as possible.
Cumulus® Top Cover in White
Detail of Cumulus® Top Cover