Royal Basket Trucks Celebrating 40th Anniversary


Since 1982, Royal Basket Trucks®, Darien, WI, has been manufacturing carts and during that 40-year time frame, the company has become a recognized brand within many industries, including the linen, uniform and facility services industry, according to a news release.

Unitex Centennial Celebration Reflects Appreciation for Employees


Unitex Healthcare Laundry Services’ 100th birthday commemoration July 25 was much less of a history lesson for employees than an expression of management’s appreciation for what they do for the company today. Witnessed by TRSA at the company’s Linden, NJ, facility, the celebration stopped production for two hours, enabling employees to socialize across all departments outdoors under a tent filled with balloons, enjoy a catered buffet and take away prizes. Even drivers returning from their routes got into the act.

‘Roaring with Pride’: TRSA Next Gens Tour Roscoe Plant


As part of TRSA’s Next-Generation Executives Committee meeting on June 15 in Chicago, 20-plus leaders of their companies toured the Roscoe Co. plant on the city’s westside. The business is now celebrating its 100th anniversary as a family-owned-and-operated independent industrial laundry.

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.