Work Uniform Blog

ISO 9001:2015 Recertified and Recommitted to Our Customers

When you have been in business for going on 100 years, it might seem like a good time to relax a little. After all, something is obviously working right.

And we are looking forward to a fabulous centennial celebration later this year. But of course, you don’t reach a milestone like that by trusting only in your own success.

At Roscoe we built our business on a foundation that includes a lot of outside scrutiny and feedback. And ISO certification is a cornerstone of those efforts. Our recent recertification under ISO 9001:2015 caps an ongoing process that includes recertification …

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The Early Bird Gets the Job Done Right

When it’s your job to help a lot of other people get ready for their jobs, your work day begins at a time that could easily be mistaken for night.

That’s true for a lot of us at Roscoe, but especially for the team members who work on the wash floor. So when Sergio Peña was assigned to the wash floor as his part of a recent internal audit, setting his alarm clock to wake at 1:15 a.m. was a bit of an effort, even for the early-rising District Service Manager.

Peña ordinarily arrives at 5 a.m. to oversee …

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Roscoe CEO on Safety and Inspiration for the Path Forward

The last few months have brought challenges on a scale that few could have imagined. But big challenges can also bring out the best in us, driving us to find solutions and inspiring big plans.

While the pain, suffering and worry many families have had to bear under the threat of a worldwide health crisis is still with us, Roscoe CEO and TRSA Chairman Jim Buik writes in his most recent chairman’s column of the ways in which business, including ours, is beginning to move forward.

“We are all very fortunate to have great teams developing and executing safety and

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Why We are ISO Certified: How Quality Management Creates a Quality Work Uniform Service

When we made the decision to adopt and hold ourselves accountable under the international system of quality management standards known as ISO, we knew it wouldn’t be easy.

But we also knew the value of putting ourselves to the test of third-party scrutiny of our processes. That is built into the culture at Roscoe. We seek out independent confirmation of our efforts wherever there is a credible organization to do it.

We’ve been able to grow and thrive for nearly 100 years – into our third generation of family ownership – in large part because we have never simply …

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Does Your Work Uniform Service Work as Hard as You Do?

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At Roscoe, we help some of the hardest working people in the Chicago area do a better job. Our clients are food manufacturers, wholesalers, agricultural suppliers, automotive workers, printers, wholesalers, distributors, contractors and a whole lot of other businesses where a high-quality work uniform is an essential part of on-the-job safety and professionalism.

It’s one part of a culture in which quality is never taken for granted, reinforced with training and a commitment to continuous improvement.

We wouldn’t be doing our job if our commitment was any less than that of our customers. That’s why our team members participate in …

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