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Roscoe Outfits Reps with High Visibility Work Uniforms

Roscoe Outfits Reps with High Visibility Work Uniforms

Over the next several weeks, Roscoe’s route service representatives (RSRs) will begin wearing high visibility uniforms, including pants, shirts, shorts, and jackets.

Our RSRs spend a lot of time in potentially-hazardous environments like parking lots, loading docks and roadways. Although visibility uniforms are not required by law for the work and exposure that our RSRs are subject to, we at Roscoe would rather be safe than sorry when it comes to our team members. In addition to employee safety, an accident caused due to low visibility and not taking precautionary measures leaves your company open to OSHA fines and …

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Chicago Work Uniform Company Upgrades Executive Line

Chicago Work Uniform Company Upgrades Executive Line

After Extensive Wash & Wear Testing, We’ve Upgraded Our Executive Line of Rental Apparel

We’ve reviewed hundreds of executive work uniform options over the past year and even tested 25. As a result, we’ve selected four new shirt styles for men and women, each of which includes a variety of different colors and cuts.

Why Use Executive Rental Garments

If you don’t control your image, who does? Your employees do in what they wear. How do you feel about their clothing choices?

By choosing an executive line of shirts and pants, you will control your brand image, save your employees …

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Local & Family Owned vs. National Chains

Local & Family Owned vs. National Chains

The Roscoe Company: Local & Family Owned Since 1921

America is increasingly heading back to its roots, embracing local, independent companies with rich histories. Family-owned businesses provide countless benefits for the economy and the local community, accounting for over 50% of the gross domestic product. This rings true for textile rental companies, like Roscoe – a local and family owned supplier.

In a study done by the CSC Network, people prefer local, family owned providers because they outperform national chains in the following categories:

Criteria Locally Owned National Chains
Fair Billing 72% 15%
Product Quality 62% 21%
Quality Personnel

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Donald W. Buik: Industrial Pioneer Passes On

Donald W. Buik: Industrial Pioneer Passes On

Donald W. Buik, 88, a former president of the Institute of Industrial Launderers (IIL) and of The Roscoe Co., Chicago, passed away peacefully at home on Sept. 2

“His passions were his family and his family’s business,” said his son and current company President Jim Buik in a brief statement.

Visitation is slated for 9:30-10:30 a.m., Saturday Sept. 19, at Bethel UCC, 315 E. St. Charles Rd., Elmhurst, IL 60126. A memorial service and lunch will follow immediately afterward. Anyone seeking further information may contact Jim Buik at jimb@eroscoe.com or 773.354.2450.

After serving in the U.S. Navy in 1945-46, the …

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The Chicago Work Uniform Company Pays Tribute to an Industry Icon: Donald W. Buik

The Chicago Work Uniform Company Pays Tribute to an Industry Icon: Donald W. Buik

Donald W. Buik had a remarkable career in the work uniforms & textile rental industry – just as his father, George C. Buik, he had a disproportional degree of influence because he rolled up his sleeves, got involved and shared what he learned with the industry.

My dad is 88 years old and has good days and bad days, but when my sister Christine brought him down to the uniform rental company plant and met my sister Nancy and I to tour the ever changing operation – he was beaming with pride!

A Tribute to an Industry Icon… My Dad!

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