July 2021 – Healthcare Linen Services Group (St. Charles, IL) is proud to receive the “Top 50 Healthcare Companies” award from the International Forum for Advancements in Healthcare (IFAH). This prestigious award was announced during IFAH Vegas Conference on June 23–25, 2021.
“We are honored to be recognized as one of the top 50 healthcare services companies by the foundation this year. Every day our essential team members deliver mission critical products and services without fail and their deeds often can go unnoticed” This award is for them” stated Joseph LaPorta, President and CEO of HLSG.
June 2021 – Healthcare Linen Services Group (St. Charles, IL) is proud to announce the completion of the Superior Health Linens – Joliet plant remodeling project. The project included full exterior renovation, new signage, state-of-the-art equipment, additional offices, recruiting station, and breakroom upgrades. Superior’s updated plant in Joliet has started to process linen at a higher capacity and will continue to increase volumes with a focus on providing linen management products and services in the Chicago area market.
May 2021 – Textile Care Services (Rochester, MN), a member of Healthcare Linen Services Group (St. Charles, IL), to be featured in TRSA’s Magazine in the article, “Textile Care Services: A TRSA Plant of the Year.” The article focuses on TCS’s general manager, Paul Jewison, leadership and plant workflow during the height of the COVID-19 pandemic – all the more reasons why TCS is a TRSA plant of the year. Read the full article here, https://www.trsa.org/news/textile-care-services-a-trsa-plant-of-the-year/.
May 2021 – HLSG (St. Charles, IL), a leading provider of healthcare laundry services in the mid-west and central United States, announces the acquisition of the Chicago Angelica facility. The acquisition adds the tenth laundry facility and 20 million pounds of processing capacity to the HLSG network of plants across four states. This Chicago location is highly complementary to HLSG’s footprint in the Illinois market and will rebrand to Superior Health Linen.
March 2021 – Healthcare Linen Services Group (St. Charles, IL) is proud to announce that Superior Health Linens (Batavia, IL), was featured in TRSA Magazine’s article, Superior Health – ‘Life Happens on Our Linens.’ The article focuses on Superior Health Linens’ innovative approaches to the management of staff, equipment and safety protocols while enhancing the patient experience. During the COVID-19 pandemic the Batavia team expanded all universal safety precaution measures increasing social distance, PPE wear, and regular updates from HLSG’s Safety Director – limiting COVID-19 infections to a small group.
February 2021 – Healthcare Linen Services Group (St. Charles, IL) is proud to begin the planning and roll out of a robust “Green Program” at all plants to incorporate eco-friendly equipment, products and waste procedures. Each plant was tasked to upgrade the equipment and products with state-of-the-art technology to increase energy efficiency. All divisions, Logan’s Healthcare Linens, Logan’s Uniform Rentals, Superior Health Linens, and Textile Care Services have put into practice equipment and procedures to reduce water usage leveraging UV technology, limit plastic and waste in landfills, reclaim waste exhaust heat from boilers to preheat water, and updated LED lighting throughout all plants. HLSG’s transportation fleet updated the GPS tracking systems with GEOtab products reducing idle time and carbon footprint.
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