November 2019 – Healthcare Linen Services Group (HLSG) and Gurtler Industries are pleased to announce they have entered into a long-term strategic partnership agreement. Gurtler will provide all the specialty laundry chemicals and service to HLSG’s facilities under the Logan’s Linens and Superior Health Linens names. HLSG currently operates state-of-the-art laundry processing facilities in the Mid-West states delivering over 185 million pounds of assorted quality linens into both the healthcare and hospitality markets. These business units were brought together through the guidance and ownership of Thompson Street Capital Partners (TSCP), St Louis, MO.
Besides specialty chemical supply and service Gurtler’s offerings of unique chemical dispensing systems, production management data, information management technology, tunnel water conservation and treatment systems, and energy-saving technology that will be offered at each location across the HLSG business units.
“Gurtler is proud to extend our long-term strategic partnership with HLSG. We are well positioned to provide support across the HLSG operations,” said Greg Gurtler, President and CEO of Gurtler. “Our support team is well-versed in healthcare, hospitality, linen and industrial textile processing. We have continued to support our customers in producing hygienically clean linen across all markets, plus our unique sanitizing technology and microbiological laboratory testing services will help HLSG continue to leverage Gurtler for their partners,” Greg continued. Gurtler’s scientists have contributed to the development of ARTA’s recently published C-diff study, HLAC’s Healthcare Laundering Standard and to TRSA’s Hygienically Clean advisory group.
“As an outsourced provider, HLSG partners is focused on growth and currently provides service to healthcare administrators, clinicians and staff to deliver a wide variety of textiles to thousands of hospitals, physician offices, surgery centers, and nursing homes,” said Joseph LaPorta, President and CEO of HLSG. He continued, “Gurtler’s expertise in healthcare laundering technology, their superior products, and expert technical support make them a premier partner, and together we will continue to meet and exceed the highest standards in healthcare laundry processing.” HLSG is a member of the Textile Rental Services Association (TRSA) and has earned accreditations from the Healthcare Laundry Accreditation Council (HLAC) which exceed healthcare laundry processing standards set by OSHA, JCAHO and other federal agencies.
Gurtler Industries, Inc. is a family-owned ISO-9001 certified business that has been trusted over three generations. Our commitment, expertise, chemical products and dispensing systems have driven our success as we expand across North America and Internationally.
Healthcare Linen Services Group, is a leading provider of linen management services to the healthcare and hospitality industries. Four premier regional brands, Logan’s Linens, Logan’s Uniform Rental, Superior Health Linens, and Textile Care Services were brought together through the guidance and ownership of Thompson Street Capital Partners (TSCP), St Louis, MO. HLSG currently operates nine state-of-the-art laundry processing facilities in Mid-West states delivering over 185 million pounds of assorted quality linens into both the healthcare and hospitality markets.
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