Morning in the Midwest: Prudential’s New Cleanroom Plant


Prudential Overall Supply President Chris Welch recently journeyed to Heath, OH, for an April 26 news conference announcing plans for a new, 68,000-square-foot (6,317-square-meter) cleanroom laundry located in an industrial park about 30 minutes east of Columbus, the “Buckeye State” capital.

‘Acing It’: Ace ImageWear Celebrates 90th Anniversary


Local uniform provider Ace ImageWear recently announced that 2022 marks the company’s 90th anniversary. Ace ImageWear is a family-owned and operated independent business with locations in Kansas City, MO; Houston; and Beaumont, TX. Ace ImageWear is now in its third generation of family leadership.

Roscoe Centennial – ‘Teamwork Makes the Dream Work’


The Roscoe Co., a Chicago-based independent industrial launderer, formally marked its centennial on April 16 with a dinner program at the Drake Hotel downtown. The celebration – delayed by COVID-19 concerns – highlighted the family-owned company’s roots in the North Lawndale community on the city’s west side, which has faced social and economic challenges in recent decades.

Prudential Overall Supply Celebrates 90th Anniversary


Prudential Overall Supply, Irvine, CA, is celebrating its 90th anniversary this year. Founded by John D. Clark in 1932, Prudential has grown from a one-man operation to a national brand serving customers throughout North America, according to a news release.

Kleen Kraft Celebrates 70 Years of Service


Kleen Kraft Services is celebrating the company’s 70th anniversary in 2022. Kleen Kraft is a family owned and operated independent business based in Commerce, CA, that is now in its fourth generation of family leadership, according to a news release.

Unitex Healthcare Laundry Services Celebrates Centennial


On July 25, Unitex, Elmsford, NY, will mark the company’s 100th anniversary. To commemorate this major milestone, Unitex will hold a companywide “Founders Day” event at each of the company’s 13 facilities and include more than 1,900 team members, according to a news release.

Venus Group Celebrates 50th Anniversary


Venus Group, Foothill Ranch, CA, is celebrating its 50th year in business. Founded in 1972, brothers Kirit and Raj Patel started Venus by selling imported towels from the back of their VW Bug.

Kleen-Tex: Back Home in LaGrange


Kleen-Tex USA is hoping the third time’s a charm for its recently reacquired production space located in the mat manufacturer’s historic base in LaGrange, GA.