Cintas’ Chief Weighs in on Company’s Growth, Culture


After a 40-year tenure that has witnessed unprecedented innovation and meteoric growth in the uniform and industrial services sector and related markets, Cintas Corp. Chairman Scott Farmer now sees his company’s biggest long-term challenge in figuring out how to compete not only against other laundries, but with online companies such as Amazon and retailers such as Wal-Mart.

Prudential at 89: Growing Stronger in a ‘Challenging Year’


Prudential Overall Supply, Irvine, CA, recently marked its 89th anniversary. The family-owned and operated independent has made remarkable progress since its founding in 1932 by John D. Clark as a one-man operation. Today, Prudential is a nationally branded industrial operator that serves some 28,000 customers from coast to coast.

G.A. Braun … Still Innovating After All these Years


This year marks G.A. Braun Inc.’s 75th anniversary, according to J.B. Werner, CEO and board chairman for this U.S.-based laundry machinery and systems manufacturer. Werner credits the company’s continued expansion – despite COVID-19 and a fiercely competitive market – to its dedication to continuously improving its lineup of wash aisle and finishing machinery.

Gurtler Industries Celebrates 40th Anniversary


At a time when experience matters most, the three active generations of the Gurtler family are celebrating the company’s 40th year in business. From its beginning as a small family-owned business serving the Midwest, Gurtler Industries Inc., South Holland, IL, has grown into an international leader in the commercial laundry industry, now serving customers throughout North America, the Caribbean, Central America and Australia, according to a news release.

Huebsch Helping Humanity: 130 Years of Community Service


In the initial rollout of a year-long celebration, Huebsch Services recently announced that it’s marking the company’s 130th anniversary as a family-owned and operated industrial laundry with an emphasis on how it helps people in its hometown of Eau Claire, WI, and beyond.