Work Uniform Blog

Roscoe Helps Ease Back-to-School Costs for Neighborhood Families

As a mother of three, Roscoe Office Team Leader Barbara Polk knows how daunting it can be to purchase school supplies. This year, the cost of back-to-school supplies has reached record levels, In addition, many family incomes are suffering as a result of the pandemic.

When Polk pitched the idea of a school supply drive to aid schools on Chicago’s West Side, her fellow Roscoe team members were all in. The project quickly picked up steam and Polk and her fellow team members had soon collected $9,000, including donations from a variety of Roscoe vendors. The company matched the donations …

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Thank You for 100 Years

A 100th anniversary is a milestone few businesses ever get to celebrate. There’s a bit of luck involved and a lot of planning. And you can’t overstate the value of having the right team of people invested in the work you do.

At Roscoe, we’ve had all of those things on our side, and more.

But none of that would have gotten us to 100 years without the loyalty of our customers: The people wearing our uniforms day after day and decade after decade are some of the hardest working people on the planet. You don’t get to be …

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Roscoe Shares in Chicago’s Pride with Gift to Lincoln Park Zoo for New Lion Habitat

The Roscoe Company and its Buik family owners have a history of philanthropic involvement that goes back a long way and would be thrilled to help support Chicago’s historic Lincoln Park Zoo in any year.

But we’d be lion (Ahem) if we said the opportunity to help build a state-of-the-art new habitat for our favorite animal with a grand opening during our 100th anniversary celebration wasn’t extra special.

What better way to celebrate 100 years in business as a family-owned business whose lion logo and “Take Pride” motto emblazon the bright orange delivery trucks that head out across the …

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August 10: A Celebration of the Amazing Real Animal Behind Our Logo

It is a big month for us here at Roscoe where we are celebrating 100 years in business as Chicago’s family-owned, independent work uniform provider. As our motto suggests, it’s an accomplishment in which we “Take Pride.”

But this year we are taking the opportunity to share the spotlight with a pride of another sort: August 10 is World Lion Day and an opportunity to honor one of the most amazing species on the planet.  Lions have long captured the imagination and curiosity of humans, who see in them a symbol for courage, tenacity, leadership, ferocity, and of course, pride.…

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Roscoe’s 100 Year Anniversary Makes Cover of Industry Magazine

Roscoe, a family-owned and operated business that will celebrate its 100th anniversary later this year, was featured in CSCNetwork News 1st Quarter 2021 member spotlight. The article traces the Chicago-based company’s roots, teamwork, culture, and history of industry innovation. CSCNetwork is more than a buying group or marketing alliance; they are the best resource any independently-owned, and operated, linen or industrial laundry can utilize to compete more effectively.

You can read the full article here.

You can view the entire 1st Quarter 2021 edition of the CSCNetwork News here.

 

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