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

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

Archive