Work Uniform Blog

Lights, Camera, Laundry! Roscoe Wins Industry Association Video Contest

Roscoe takes first place in the annual TRSA video contest for our virtual tour of our state-of-the-art facility.

Dubbed the ‘Oscars’ of the industry, TRSA’s annual video contest is a lighthearted effort to highlight the important role videos can play in educating customers and prospects. And of course, the pandemic has only heightened the need for such communication. When we undertook our video project in 2019, we could not have imagined a year in which a virtual tour of our plant would be the only type of tour we could give.

And while we’re looking forward to hosting live tours …

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Professional Outerwear Fit for Chicagoland Winter

This autumn has been relatively mild. But this is Chicagoland, and colder, wet weather is certainly on the way. Protect yourself with outerwear from Roscoe, available for rental or purchase.

Include Jackets in Your Uniform Rental Service

Roscoe rental jackets work just like uniforms. We supply, we deliver, and we pick up and launder soiled jackets. No fuss for you, the customer!

The rental jackets come in three styles. The first is a Soft-Shell Jacket that is wind and water-resistant. Available in a unisex style, it comes with a polyester fleece inner lining for added comfort. With a four-way stretch …

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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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A Century of Pride: Roscoe’s Roaring 20s

As we approach our centennial anniversary, our blog series, A Century of Pride, details Roscoe’s (almost) 100 years of colorful history through the recollections of modern family members, some written histories and an irresistible trove of faded note cards, old photos and family lore.

Before the 1900s, work clothes were generally laundered at home. Family members – typically women – would hand-launder garments for the entire family.

But with the urbanization of America, employees were increasingly required to wear uniforms for personal and product protection and as part of new standards of cleanliness in the workplace.

In response to …

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4 Reasons to Use a Uniform Rental Program

Maintaining hygiene and professionalism are key to success, and a uniform rental partner will ensure your employees look their best, day after day.

Relying on employees for the maintenance, laundering, and general upkeep of their uniforms can lead to inconsistent hygiene and professionalism.

Outsourcing uniform management to a uniform rental service alleviates the stress of worrying whether your employees will show up looking their best. With a professional laundering partner, hygiene, safety, and professionalism are managed for you.

Here are the top 4 reasons companies choose to use a uniform rental partner.

1. Company Image

When it comes to service-based …

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