March 2020 – TRSA’s selection of its first-ever Best Plants of the Year award reveres linen and uniform service sustainability, honoring operations more than 100 years apart in founding for contemporary best practices that reflect their dedication to efficiency and customer satisfaction. Textile Care Services (Rochester, MN), a member of Healthcare Linen Services Group, was one out the two plants awarded.
February 2020 – Healthcare Linen Services Group (HLSG), a leading provider of linen management services to the healthcare and hospitality industries, has partnered with Geotab. HLSG will now utilize Geotab’s Fleet Management Solution across all divisions, Logan’s Healthcare Linens, Logan’s Uniform Rentals, Superior Health Linens, and Textile Care Services. Geotab’s open platform, connects commercial vehicles to the internet and provides web-based analytics to help customers better manage their fleets. Geotab leverages data analytics and machine learning to help customers improve productivity, optimize fleets through the reduction of fuel consumption, enhance driver safety, and achieve strong compliance to regulatory changes.
February 2020 – Healthcare Linen Services Group (HLSG), a leading provider of linen management services to the healthcare and hospitality industries, has partnered with eMaint™. HLSG will now utilize eMaint™ CMMS Software across all divisions, Logan’s Healthcare Linens, Logan’s Uniform Rentals, Superior Health Linens, and Textile Care Services. eMaint’s proprietary technology innovation is a comprehensive asset and maintenance management system that enables data-driven strategies to extend the life of assets (repair vs. replace) and improve ROI. The software’s ease of configuration allows HLSG to tailor the system for each division’s specific processes and company terms – greatly increasing user adoption of the new system.
February 2020 – Healthcare Linen Services Group (HLSG) (St. Charles, IL) was featured in the American Laundry News’ (Chicago, IL) article titled, Understanding Material-handling System Needs for Selection (Part 1). Paul Jewison, VP of Engineering (HLSG) and GM (Textile Care Services), describes the material-handling system in the Textile Care Services, a member of HLSG, plant in Rochester, MN. Paul also discusses the many challenges and solutions faced when implementing his exemplary materials-handling system.
January 2020 – Healthcare Linen Services Group (St. Charles, IL) is excited to announce the release of two new proprietary technologies enhancing the customer experience. These software-based customer tools are designed to support the HLSG customer base in managing linen utilization more efficiently. The new customer tools include the “FAST” system which is the feedback and services tracking package that automates customer surveys for real time customer rounding feedback and the “MYDASH” system offering healthcare administration real time key performance indicator metrics tracking in a dashboard format. “HLSG is committed to leading the industry in new and different ways to assist healthcare professionals in managing linen utilization and costs,” stated Greg Schermerhorn, Chief Services Officer.
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.
October 2019 – Healthcare Linen Services Group (HLSG) (St. Charles, IL) was featured in the TRSA Magazine (Alexandria, VA) article titled, ‘Harnessing The Passion’: Superior Health Linens Chief Outlines Strategy. Joseph LaPorta, president and CEO of HLSG, discusses the uniqueness of the linen industry, the new structure and growth of the organization, and how passion and commitment are at the core of HLSG’s success.
September 2019 – Healthcare Linen Services Group (HLSG), a leading provider of linen management services to the healthcare and hospitality industries, has become one of the first companies to acquire the new Enterprise Membership from the Association for Linen Management (ALM). ALM’s Enterprise Membership is perfect for multi-location companies like HLSG; rather than continuing their independent Facility memberships, the new ALM Enterprise Membership gives improved continuity and cost savings for multi-plant operations.
August 2019 – Healthcare Linen Services Group (HLSG) welcomes John Ciardiello to the role of Chief Financial Officer. John will lead the finance organization at Healthcare Linen Services Group and all divisions (Logan’s Healthcare Linens, Logan’s Uniform Rentals, Superior Health Linens, and Textile Care Services.
August 2019 – Healthcare Linen Service Group (HLSG) is excited to announce the opening of a new corporate headquarters – 2580 Fox Field Road, Suite 201, St. Charles, IL. This modern location will allow space for certain corporate services, training and customer meetings. “We have identified a central location to support our 9 plants in executing on our expansion plans” states Joseph LaPorta, President and CEO of HLSG.