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Floor Mat Systems: Placement

Floor Mat Systems: Placement

October 4, 2013

Two weeks ago, Roscoe posted on the benefits of having a mat rental program; today we stress the importance of mat placement. If a mat rental system is properly installed it should get nearly 100% of the dirt coming through the door. The reasoning behind this is that 30% of the dirt coming into a … Read more

Clean Green Certification 2016

Roscoe Earns Clean Green Certification

September 26, 2013

True or false: Home washing consumes less water and energy as opposed to outsourcing this function to a large-scale textile services company? You may be surprised to learn that this is false. Industrial launderers have experience, longevity, and responsibility in reducing their environmental impact. An initiative launched in 2012, by TRSA (Textile Rental Services Association), … Read more

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Roscoe is Excited to Introduce Linen Laundry Bags

September 16, 2013

Staying true to our steadfast commitment of preserving our environment, Roscoe is introducing Linen Laundry Bags. The switch from plastic bags to linen bags is impending. This change will help our sustainability efforts greatly by reducing Roscoe’s and your company’s carbon footprint. The linen bags are reusable, washable, readily identifiable and image enhancing. Roscoe will … Read more

HACCP & FSMA: What You Need to Know about Work Uniforms

HACCP & FSMA: What You Need to Know about Work Uniforms

September 10, 2013

2013 saw a crackdown on food safety as the FDA utilized its new authority provided by the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA), signed into law on January 4, 2011. The fairly new law has shifted focus from simply reacting to food-borne illness to preventing from occurring at all. Similar to Hazard Analysis and Critical Control … Read more

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The Benefits of a Mat Rental Program

September 8, 2013

Want to reduce your company’s maintenance and injury costs? Invest in a rental mat program. Floor mats save premature carpet replacement and reduce the maintenance required on hard surface floors. The labor required for this is extensive and expensive; it accounts for about 90% of building maintenance cost, according to Cleaning Management. Even removing just … Read more

How to Eliminate Work Uniform Rental Shortages

How to Eliminate Work Uniform Rental Shortages

August 29, 2013

“I didn’t get my uniforms delivered this week.” This the most common complaint our Sales Team hears when talking with prospective customers using another work uniform rental supplier. In the textile rental industry, this common problem is call a shortage. This blog post explains why work uniform rental shortages occur and how we eliminate them. … Read more

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Roscoe is Customer Focused

August 29, 2013

The recent Spring Mat Contest has improved Roscoe’s sales through the summer and boosted our customer satisfaction ratings – effectively enhancing our position as a leading textile rental company in the Chicago market. Roscoe has also created four Task Forces, led by dedicated Team Members, to continue our focus on customer service. Three major changes … Read more

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Reusable vs. Disposable Shop Towels

August 21, 2013

The debate is over whether reusable or disposable shop towels are more beneficial. The Industrial Wiper Rule is in its final stages, awaiting the final seal of approval from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). A battle Textile Rental Services Association (TRSA), and other reusable advocates, have been fighting since 2003 for this law to … Read more

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Pleased to Meet You

August 6, 2013

This is Roscoe’s first foray into blogging. We’re excited to be here! The focus will be on customer service and everything that goes along with it: the services and products available, how to reap the highest benefit from the aforementioned and new additions to the market. We hope Business Owners, Safety Coordinators, HR Personnel and … Read more

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