January 2021 – Healthcare Linen Services Group (St. Charles, IL) conducted the first in a series of training sessions partnering with W.E.T. Industries (Streamwood, IL). All Chief Engineers from Logan’s Healthcare Linens (Shelbyville, KY), Superior Health Linens (Batavia, IL; Joliet, IL; Cudahy, WI; Madison, WI; and Plover, WI), and Textile Care Services (Rochester, MN) met in Batavia, IL for the day long training session on boiler and water softener maintenance. Each month, the maintenance teams across plants will train in-person or online discussing standardization of forms, repair orders, new equipment and installation.
January 2021 – Healthcare Linen Services Group (HLSG) is proud to recognize the General Management Leadership Team for the many achievements accomplished in 2020 at the annual meeting last week. “As our organization continues our quest to be best in class, we recognize the importance of continuous improvement and leadership recognition,” stated Joseph LaPorta, CEO of HLSG. Leaders recognized: Presidents Club: Juan Gullian and Scott Patza; Operational Excellence: Paul Jewison; and Company Spirit: Joe Wisdom.
November 2020 – Healthcare Linen Services Group (St. Charles, IL) is proud to announce team members, Jennie Swartz (Customer Service and Sales Director, Superior Health Linens), Josh Bostick (Customer Service and Sales Director, Superior Health Linens), and Vicky Vessey (Customer Service and Sales Director, Textile Care Services), will speak at the ALM IMPACT 2020 in Colorado. The team will present, Pro Tips for Maintaining Linen Inventory, during the conference on November 2.
October 2020 – Paul Jewison, VP of Engineering at Healthcare Linen Services Group (St. Charles, IL) and General Manager at Textile Care Services (Rochester, MN), was a featured guest speaker on American Laundry News Podcast titled, Laundry Facility Cleaning Check. Paul discusses ways to keep a laundry operation clean. To listen to the full podcast, visit https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-tihw4-eca5bb?utm_campaign=w_share_ep&utm_medium=dlink&utm_source=w_share
September 2020 – Healthcare Line Services Group (St. Charles, IL) is proud to announce it is Great Place to Work® Certified. This certification demonstrates HLSG’s strong commitment on making the employee experience a priority. The certification also highlights employee satisfaction on their role within the company reinforcing HLSG as a place for employees to succeed in their careers.
September 2020 – Healthcare Linen Services Group is proud to announce expansion of the Superior Health Linens plant in Cudahy, WI. The expansion plans consist of increasing square footage, updating interior and exterior of the plant as well as adding substantial parking for employees.
August 2020 – Healthcare Linen Services Group (St. Charles, IL) is proud to announce the launch of Employee Appreciation Week (August 24 – August 28) across all divisions, Logan’s Healthcare Linens, Logan’s Uniform Rentals, Superior Health Linens, and Textile Care Services. In an effort to show appreciation to the entire HLSG family, all employees will participate in team-building activities, contests, lunches, and giveaways. “We are excited about launching this multi-plant, weeklong event to recognize our fellow team members,” stated Joseph LaPorta, CEO for HLSG.
June 2020 – Logan’s Uniform Rentals (Shelbyville, KY), a member of Healthcare Linen Services Group (St. Charles, IL), launches a new online store providing a one-stop-shop of all Logan’s customizable products directly to customers. Logan’s customers now have access to thousands of products including outerwear, workwear, activewear, t-shirts, polos, sweatshirts, fleece, caps, bags, and accessories; and many name brands including Port Authority, Port & Company, Sport-Tek, Red House, District Nike, OGIO, New Era, Carhartt, Eddie Bauer, Bella + Canvas, Hanes, Champion, Jerzees, Fruit of the Loom, Gildan, and American Apparel. The new online store also allows image upload for embroidery or screen print services.
May 2020 – Healthcare Linen Services Group (St. Charles, IL) is proud to announce HLSG CEO, Joseph LaPorta, was featured in the TRSA article, TRSA Reports: Textile Industry Focusing on Medical Garments Amid COVID-19 Pandemic. The article focuses on the benefits of reuseable PPE and how laundry facilities are equipped to handle the washing and disinfecting of all reuseable PPE. Mr. LaPorta discussed how isolation gowns adhere to CDC guidelines and laundry facilities are operating 24/7 successfully meeting all healthcare facilities needs that HLSG serve.
April 2020 – Healthcare Linen Services Group (St. Charles, IL) is proud to announce the great work of the Superior Health Linens division in supporting the COVID-19 efforts of the City of Chicago. Superior Health Linens in Batavia, IL will now support all linen services for the McCormick Place located in downtown Chicago. The McCormick Place has become an overflow location for COVID-19 patients, and the Convention Center has been converted into a makeshift hospital with 3,000 beds to house COVID-19 patients. The Army Corp of Engineers, working with FEMA, have created the facility. The Superior team is proud to be a part of this project and its involvement was led by Josh Bostick, Director of Customer Service (SHL). Josh Bostick stated, “This is probably the proudest time for me while working in this business.”