April 2019 – Healthcare Linen Services Group rebrands image with new logo and launches new website. The new logo reflects continued growth for the company and incorporates all regional brands in an integrated yet unique view that preserves the legacy of quality, efficiency and innovation. The new website illustrates the brand’s expansive geographical footprint, product breath and turn-key services available. This site will continue to allow customers, employees and job seekers an easy-to-use avenue to communicate with the group companies. “We are excited to have developed an integrated business model in which allows our linen group companies to benefit from being a part of a much larger entity but at the same time preserves the legacy and uniqueness of their regional brand,” stated Joseph LaPorta, CEO of HLSG.
February 2019 – Healthcare Linen Services Group (HLSG) (Batavia, IL) launches a company profile on LinkedIn, a highly-used online network for professionals connecting employees, customers and industry leaders. LinkedIn allows access for HLSG to recruit, sell services, gain industry insights, view company updates, and more. To follow HLSG on LinkedIn, visit www.linkedin.com.
November 2018 – Logan’s Uniform Rentals (Shelbyville, KY) invests in a four-star quality assurance program to provide a state-of-the-art tracking system to all of our customers.
November 2018 – UMF Corporation (Skokie, IL) teamed with Logan’s Healthcare Linens (Shelbyville, KY) to deliver high performance training to almost 20 hospitals and surgical centers in the Midwest.
October 2018 – The Board of HLSG has appointed Joseph LaPorta as President, Chief Executive Officer, and Board Director of Healthcare Linen Services Group (Batavia, IL). Joseph will oversee all aspects of Healthcare Linen Services Group along with all 4 divisions, Logan’s Healthcare Linens (Shelbyville, KY), Logan’s Uniform Rentals (Shelbyville, KY), Superior Health Linens (Batavia, IL), and Textile Care Services (Rochester, MN). As CEO, Joseph LaPorta will be charted to lead the organization through its next phase of growth.
December 2017 – The Mayo Clinic (Rochester, MN) signs a 20-year contract with Textile Care Services (TCS, Rochester, MN). TCS’s linen services were attractive to the Mayo Clinic because of the partnership TCS shares within the Healthcare Linen Services Group (Batavia, IL) which includes Superior Health Linens (Illinois and Wisconsin) and Logan’s Healthcare Linens (Shelbyville, KY). This extends the Mayo Clinic’s vast laundry needs to larger out-sourced facilities.
December 2017 – Paul Jewison, VP of Engineering of Healthcare Linen Services Group (Batavia, IL) and General Manager of Textile Care Services (TCS) (Rochester, MN) co-developed new technology and implemented it in the TCS laundry facility. The new technology, Smart Ultraviolet Light Advanced Oxidation System (SULAOS), uses a series of UV lights to create ozone to charge the washer water. That water then runs through a separate set of tubes with another collection of bulbs for a larger blast of UV light. This in turn disinfects and cleans soiled sheets, towels, and other linens – using less water and chemicals.
September 2017 – Healthcare Linen Services Group (Batavia, IL), owned by private equity group Thompson Street Capital Partners (TCS) (St Louis, MO), acquired Textile Care Services (TCS) (Rochester, MN). TCS is a provider of linen services to the Healthcare and Hospitality industries.
October 2016 – Thompson Street Capital Partners (TSCP, St. Louis, MO), a private equity firm, announced today that it has recapitalized Superior Health Linens (Superior, Cudahy, WI) and subsequently merged the Company with Logan’s Linens (Logan’s, Shelbyville, KY). Superior is an industry leading provider of healthcare linens services for hospitals, clinics and nursing homes throughout the upper Midwest.