Work Uniform Blog

A Century of Innovation is Just the Starting Point

As we near the end of a historic year for the Roscoe Company, it might be tempting to imagine that when it comes to meeting the work uniform needs of businesses across the Chicago area, we know all there is to know.

After all, we just celebrated 100 years in this business and our customers report record-breaking levels of satisfaction in our annual customer survey.

But of course, as our hardworking customers know as well as anyone, you don’t succeed in any enterprise by imagining you’ve got nothing to learn.

As proud as we are of our 100-year milestone, we …

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Roscoe’s Centennial Featured on Cover of American Laundry News

The Roscoe Company’s 100th anniversary celebration made the cover of one of the industry’s leading publications in November, with a story highlighting a long and successful history of helping businesses across Chicagoland get to work.

The story notes that Roscoe celebrated this milestone inside a “technologically-advanced 100-year-old building,” a feat made possible by the 2018 installation of our state-of-the-art sorting system and a major building renovation – both accomplished with no disruptions in customer service.

The takeaway? The secret to Roscoe’s longevity is the Roscoe team and the deep pride we take in our products, customers and community 365 days …

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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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