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Longtime Plant Expert Mike Alesia Passes On

Longtime Plant Expert Mike Alesia Passes On

Michael J. Alesia, an executive with The Roscoe Co., who retired in 2010 after 31 years of service with the company and the industry as an active member of UTSA, passed away on October 31.

Alesia worked as a dock supervisor for F.W. Means in Chicago before joining Roscoe in 1979. He rose through the ranks and contributed in a number of areas, including updating Roscoe’s production performance standards. He also implemented the industry’s Skill Standards and Certification Program while serving on a task force for UTSA, which was blended with TRSA in 2008. “Through Mike’s dedication, Roscoe became accredited …

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Chicago Work Uniform Company Looks Back on its History of Sustainability

Chicago Work Uniform Company Looks Back on its History of Sustainability

The arrival of spring brings warmer weather, brighter colors, longer days and sweeter smells. It is also a time to reflect on Roscoe’s effect on the environment and efforts to keep it as beautiful as possible. The uniform services company has always been committed to conserving and recycling natural resources and we pride ourselves in our history of environmentally friendly laundering. Follow through the years with us!

In 1921, founder George Buik was a “gate waiter.” He waited at factory gates, taking home workers’ clothes to clean and bring them back early the next morning. In 1925, Buik revolutionized the …

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Chicago Work Uniform Company Year in Review: 2014

We started off by getting organized in 2014 with six helpful tips from Peter Economy including: setting realistic goals and staying focused on them, getting and maintaining a calendar, setting priorities at the start of each day, prioritizing priorities, tying up loose ends at the end of each day and cleaning up your workspace. The uniform services company hopes you were able to accomplish some or most of your resolutions with these helpful tips.

Thankfully, we are not having the cold front we had last winter around this time, but to help you better prep we provided safety tips for …

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Work Uniform Company Thankful for Another Wonderful Year

With 2014 quickly coming to an end and the holiday season upon us and Roscoe – the Chicago Uniform Company – wanted to take a moment to show our appreciation.

We are thankful for our exceptional team members and the hard work they put day in and day out to make the service Roscoe provides possible. For the Route Service Representatives representing the uniform services company, building lasting relationships, braving the tough Chicago weather and traffic, and doing the heavy lifting. For the Customer Service Representatives and District Service Managers for handling service needs and going out of their way …

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The Uniform Company Sends Team Members to School

The Chicago mat company recently did a profile of one of our team leaders reaching her 20th year with Roscoe. She has and is impressed that the uniform services company invests in its people. We believe that if the people that make up your business are given the proper resources and skill-building, it will improve the quality of the organization in all aspects.

Through one of the associations the uniform rental company is a part of, Textile Rental Services Association (TRSA) we have been able to equip many of our team members to be stronger leaders. TRSA offers a …

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