September 2021 – Healthcare Linen Services Group (St. Charles, IL) is proud to announce Logan’s Healthcare Linens (Shelbyville, KY), Textile Care Services (Rochester, MN), and Logan’s Uniform Rentals (Shelbyville, KY), all members of HLSG, were recognized for numerous awards from TRSA (Alexandria, VA).
Logan’s Healthcare Linens (Shelbyville, KY) won TRSA’s Best Plant of the Year. Logan’s was recognized for the prestigious award for the many achievements throughout the year. Logan’s produces 110,000 pounds daily serving healthcare customers in Kentucky, Northern Tennessee, Southern Indiana, Southern Ohio and West Virginia. Established in 1925, Logan’s continued growth over the years led to the 64,000-square-feet state-of-the-art facility, with 224 full-time employees, and 28 routes. Logan’s commitment to quality, community and the customers they serve is industry best in class.
Textile Care Services (Rochester, MN) won the TRSA Clean Green Innovation Award. TCS was recognized for their “Green Program” incorporating eco-friendly equipment, products, and waste procedures. TCS’s procedures and equipment include, but not limited to, reclaiming waste exhaust heat from boilers to preheat water, employing spot cooling based on geothermal technology, and utilizing 100% polyester products that dry faster. TCS also installed the first system, invented by Paul Jewison (TCS), using ultraviolet light to improve bacteria disinfection and reuse water in 2016 – biggest innovation breakthrough in our industry in many years.
Logan’s Uniform Rentals (Shelbyville, KY), a member of Healthcare Linen Services Group, was among one of the three winners of the 2021 SafeTRSA Excellence Award for the second year in a row. TRSA recognized Logan’s Uniform Rentals’ long 100-year history of little or no safety issues. Logan’s had no recordable incidents in 2020 and hasn’t had a lost-time incident since January 2017. The company attributes this success in part to a “culture of care” supported by years of safety expertise and daily monitoring.
“Once again, HLSG is honored to be recognized by the association and colleagues as being best in class in a several key areas of our business. These achievements support our vision to be America’s leading provider of linen management services through the pursuit of excellence in quality, efficiency and growth,” stated Joseph LaPorta, HLSG President and CEO.
Read the TRSA press release for more information: https://www.trsa.org/news/2021-industry-awards-ceremony-set-for-annual-conference/
ABOUT HEALTHCARE LINEN SERVICES GROUP
Healthcare Linen Services Group (HLSG), is a leading provider of linen management services to the healthcare and hospitality industries. Four premier regional brands, Logan’s Linens (Shelbyville, KY), Logan’s Uniform Rental (Shelbyville, KY), Superior Health Linens (Cudahy, WI), and Textile Care Services (Rochester, MN) 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 four states delivering over 175 million pounds of assorted quality linens into both the healthcare and hospitality markets. Visit www.healthcarelinensg.com, to learn more about services, products, and the family of companies.
TRSA (www.trsa.org), based in Alexandria, VA, represents the nearly $20-billion linen, uniform and facility services industry by advocating for fair federal and state regulatory and legislative policy and promoting the economic and environmental benefits of reusable textiles. Employing more than 120,000 people at over 1,500 facilities in North America, our industry supplies, launders and maintains linens, uniforms, towels, mats and other products. These help businesses (including retailers, manufacturers, healthcare facilities and restaurants), government and other organizations enhance their image and provide clean, safe environments for their employees and customers. Most Americans benefit at least once per week from the hygiene and safety of products provided to the industry’s customers. TRSA verifies and quantifies our industry’s commitment to sustainability and cleanliness through our Clean Green and Hygienically Clean certification programs. TRSA increases the industry’s productivity, sustainability, safety and professionalism through education, research, benchmarking and information-sharing.