Gurtler Logistics Celebrates First Year of Service


One year ago, Gurtler Industries Inc. launched Gurtler Logistics, a fully owned and operated division of the company, dedicated to providing product-delivery services to its customers. Over the last few years, the industry has experienced increased challenges with delivery services due to the availability of appropriate trucks and drivers. To meet these challenges, Gurtler invested in its own fleet of semi-tractor/trailers and bulk tankers and hired its own staff of fully qualified drivers.

Gurtler Holds Global Sales Conference


Gurtler Industries Inc., South Holland, IL, recently held its three-day Global Sales Conference at the Briar Ridge Country Club in Schererville, IN, just outside Chicago. The conference was attended by more than 75 members of the Gurtler sales and service team, headquarters support team and management, according to a news release.

Unitex Unveils Second Facility in Lawrence, MA


Unitex formally opened its second facility in Lawrence, MA, and 13th regionally. The grand opening celebration included remarks from Unitex President David Potack, local dignitaries, refreshments, a festive ribbon-cutting ceremony and a facility tour.

Penn Emblem Continues 75th Anniversary Celebration


Penn Emblem Co., Trevose, PA, is celebrating the company’s 75th anniversary this year. October kicked off a month-long commemoration across three separate locations. Following the anniversary celebration in Philadelphia a few weeks ago, Penn Emblem honored its Mira Loma, CA, and Mexico facilities.

Philly-Born Company Celebrates 75th Anniversary


It is rare to mark a company’s 75th year in business, but what is even more extraordinary is to celebrate such a prestigious anniversary while giving back to the community where the company first got its start – Philadelphia. Penn Emblem Co.’s milestone was celebrated with current and past employees, local small businesses and a few new, furry friends.

Coming in November … Insights on Unitex’s Centennial Salute


On July 25, Unitex marked the family-owned healthcare launderer’s 100th anniversary. Due to Unitex’s rapid growth since the mid-’90s, top managers planned events at 11 different facilities to mark the centennial. Based in Elmsford, NY, the company’s family executive team, including Chairman Michael Potack and sons President David and CEO Rob, led the festivities at plants in New York, New Jersey, Massachusetts and Connecticut.

Call for Books: Send TRSA Your Corporate History Pubs


With more than a century of service to the linen, uniform and facility services industry, TRSA has a longstanding history of working on behalf of its members. Many of these members have a similarly illustrious history and have captured them in print publications.

HLSG Relocates to New Corporate Headquarters


Healthcare Linen Services Group (HLSG) recently announced the relocation of its corporate headquarters in St. Charles, IL. The company’s new facility has additional space to support HLSG’s expansive growth plans and will house corporate services, sales and a new employee training center that supports HLSG’s Linen Technical Institute.