Roscoe Blog

Recent Work Uniform Rental Acquisitions Erode Quality of Service

Unifirst Acquires Arrow Work Uniform Rental Service

Cintas Acquires G&K Work Uniform Rental Service

Over the past several months, there has been a lot of change and disruption in the laundry industry servicing the Chicago Metro market.

In September, 2016 Arrow Uniform was acquired by Unifirst. Arrow was a family owned business that serviced a large regional area to include Illinois, Wisconsin, Michigan, Indiana, Kentucky, Pennsylvania and West Virginia.

In August, 2016 Cintas announced the acquisition of G&K Services, which was recently completed in March, 2017. G&K currently operates as a division of Cintas and this particular acquisition was the largest ever in the history of the laundry industry.

  text

Read More...



Recent Posts


Tags

image mats success story flame resistant textile rental services association (TRSA) invoicing shop towel rule nonylphenol ethoxylate (NPE) flu prevention automatic hand sanitizers logo mats OSHA family business illinois patriot education fund (IPEF) FreshSeat soil scanning 95th anniversary work uniform rental history succession planning wet mops restroom mats customer communication National Safety Month cintas corporate apparel automatic paper towel dispensers microfiber A21 WalkForFreedom UHF chips branded merchandise pathogen elimination restroom supplies custom floor mats high visibility Independent Textile Rental Association (ITRA) shop towels community service hand sanitizer feeding america ISO 9001:2008 coat angels testimonials net promoter score sorting system sludge filter floor mat rental restroom hygiene products anti-static uniforms hazard analysis and critical control points (HACCP) Earth Day super bristle mats laundry services SHARP certification executive uniform garments teamwork soaker mats cleaning process ANSI unifirst activewear continuous improvement blackhawks barcode family picnic garden city business center work uniforms anti-fatigue mats air sanitizer toilet seat cleaners logo apparel case study restroom cleaning supplies arrow uniform executive management institute (EMI) fleece microbial contamination 20-year-club food processing clean green certified roll towels Angel Tree keynelink facility tour national fire protection association (NFPA) customer satisfaction survey shortages dust mops clean show RFID ISO 9001:2015 Sustainability laundryESP Innovation award toilet seat sanitizer midwest textile services association (MTSA) governor's sustainability award leasing automatic foam soap chicago tribune outerwear wipers food safety modernization act (FSMA) manufacturing wastewater treatment image apparel hygienically clean g&k facilities management services local and independent blood drive linen laundry bags kannegiesser lawndale business renaissance association (LBRA) scraper mats

Archive