YORK, PA – Situated in York, Pennsylvania, the prominent landmark, The Yorktowne Hotel, reflects the nostalgic roaring twenties. This historic landmark built in 1925 has evolved through the years but its old time charm remains.
Old linens provide new comfort for the homeless
It’s “lights out” at the homeless shelter in Atlanta. Silhouetted in the dark, a weary, elderly gentleman lays his head on a pillow for the first time in months. No stranger to life on the street, the comfortable bed and soft, fine linens are a welcome respite from his usual places of slumber.
Empty classrooms, quiet dorms and fragrant flowers creeping over walkways may make Penn State University may look lazy during the summer months. But one part of campus is working harder than ever: the Penn State University Laundry Service. The laundry service serves the campus' own hotel, conference center and inn, which pack the campus with extra people--and extra laundry.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — The memberships of the Uniform & Textile Service Association (UTSA) and Textile Rental Services Association of America (TRSA) have each approved a plan for consolidating into one national association representing the entire textile services industry effective January 1, 2006.
It’s always disconcerting to accidentally launder a dollar bill, more so, a ten or a twenty. And who hasn’t? Fortunately, a U.S currency note still comes out of the wash in a usable state and will remain in circulation longer than if it hadn’t been absolved. The most frequent reason money is removed from circulation is that it’s soiled, not that it fell apart after being run through a washer.
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Gulf Coast Laundry Acquired by Swisher Hygine
CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Swisher Hygiene Inc., a provider of hygiene and sanitation products and services, announced that it acquired Gulf Coast Laundry Services of Mississippi, LLC (“Gulf Coast Laundry Services”), a Mississippibased linen services company.
Gulf Coast Laundry Services provides linen rental and laundry services throughout southern Mississippi, Louisiana and Alabama, primarily to hotel, casino and resort customers. Concurrent with the acquisition, the founder of Gulf Coast Laundry Services, David Gross, will join Swisher Hygiene and contribute to the continued growth of its linen services business.
Total consideration paid by Swisher Hygiene in connection with the acquisition includes approximately $4.8 million in cash and the issuance of a convertible promissory note which may be converted into a maximum of 350,000 shares of Swisher Hygiene common stock subject to certain restrictions, including acceptance by the Toronto Stock Exchange.