Work Uniform Blog

Roscoe President Ends Busy Second Term as Industry Association Chair

When Roscoe President Jim Buik began his second two-year term as chairman of the industry association for the linen, uniform and facility services industry in 2018, he could not have imagined the challenges that lay ahead.

Buik’s longstanding advocacy of industry collaboration, modernization, strategic planning and transparency, however, proved well-suited to a term in which the coronavirus pandemic overtook the agenda and left no industry unscathed.

But while many businesses struggled just to minimize the damage, just getting through was never an option for an industry built on principles of hygiene and sanitization in the era of a runaway virus.…

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Industry Leaders Collaborate on COVID-19 Safety

As in many businesses, industry collaboration in the industrial uniform business provides an array of benefits, from opportunities for professional development to the ability to speak with a bigger voice on key issues.

These days, it’s a lifeline in more than the metaphorical sense as the industry association for the linen, uniform and facility services industry has become a source of critical information around best practices in response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

Among other efforts, the Textile Rental Service Association (TRSA) is using its on-demand learning program to bring together industry leaders to share knowledge and best practices for …

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Roscoe Team Heads to New Orleans to Explore Industry Advances

We are excited to be heading to the Big Easy this week for the Clean Show at the Morial Convention Center.  Billed as “the main event for the laundering, dry cleaning and textile services industry,” Clean 2019 provides an opportunity to learn about the latest products and trends in our industry.

At Roscoe, we’re committed to keeping up with state-of-the-art practices in all aspects of our business, with a particular focus on customer service, environmental responsibility and continuous improvement.

The event, which runs June 19-23, will include opportunities for us to learn about advances in processes for using less water, …

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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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Roscoe CEO Tapped to Lead Industry Association

Roscoe CEO Tapped to Lead Industry Association

Roscoe CEO Jim Buik has long believed that quality control is built around discipline, collaboration and a shared commitment to continuous improvement and professionalism. Beyond his role as CEO, it’s an approach that Buik carries over into his role as an industry leader.

This month he steps in as 64th chairman of the TRSA, the national trade organization of the linen, uniform and facility services industry.

At Roscoe, we have deep ties to the TRSA, which has long helped to nurture industry leadership and collaboration.

Sustainability, Continuous Improvement and Leadership Development Among Priorities

Buik’s priorities for the two-year …

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