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Celebrating 98 Years of Helping Chicago-Area Businesses Get to Work in Uniform

On August 13th, 1921 Roscoe founders George C. Buik and John P. O’Connell set out with a mission. They wanted to fill a gap in what they recognized as a fast-growing, niche market in an increasingly industrialized Chicago. Not only were they determined to improve the lives and businesses of their customers, they sought to build a company culture of excellence.

Today, 98 years later, we are celebrating the team members and customers who have helped keep their vision going for nearly a century, even as the industry has undergone a dramatic consolidation.

Generations of Pride

“When I started in …

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Two New Roscoe 20-Year Club Inductees

Two New Roscoe 20-Year Club Inductees

This year, The Roscoe Company will recognize two employees that have been with us for 20 years: Russell Burt and Andrew Nutall. Both are route service representatives (RSRs) and we interviewed them to learn about their Roscoe experience and why they’re still with us after two decades.

Russell Burt

Russell’s first experience with The Roscoe Company came early: when he was about nine years old, he rode along on a delivery route with Fred Shaw and Danny Kendrick, two long-time RSRs. Russell’s mom was an executive secretary and served the company for 35 years, so this was a “bring your …

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