TULSA, Okla. – Superior Linen Service Inc.’s laundry business, incorporated in 1984 with 20 employees, has steadily grown over the years to encompass three facilities, 350 employees and state-of-the art machinery. Serving 4,000 business customers, Superior Linen washes 600,000 pounds of linen a week and more than 1 million napkins monthly.
MONTEREY, Calif.—Sun, sand, surf and laundry. That’s just part of what many of the 236 students at the Monterey Bay Academy (MBA), a four-year co-educational private high school, experience during their average school day.
Owned and operated by the Central California Conference of Seventh-day Adventists, MBA, a boarding school, is located on 379 acres about 60 miles south of San Francisco on the beautiful coast of California’s Monterey Bay.
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Textile Services Industry Gets National Spotlight
WILIMGTON, Mass. — Textile service executive Ronald Croatti recently appeared on the CBS-TV show “Undercover Boss.” Croatti is CEO of UniFirst Corp., in Wilmington, Mass. For most Americans watching “Undercover Boss” it was their first view inside a commercial laundry, which typically process between 10 million and 25 million pounds of uniforms, table linens, bed sheets, towels and more every year “The reusable textile services business is the original green industry,” said Ricci. “Commercial laundries reuse linen instead of filing landfills with disposable alternatives and continually discover new, innovative means to reduce energy consumption and recycle water. Our huge economies of scale allow laundries to use about two-thirds less water, energy and detergent than alternatives, such as washing at home, while hygienically cleaning textile products, improving disease control and reducing contamination.”