Increased demand brings expansion for healthcare linen rental and laundry service
KING OF PRUSSIA, Pa. – July 14, 2020 – ImageFIRST, a leading provider of laundry services for the healthcare industry, announced the opening of a new plant in Gilroy Calif.
The ImageFIRST San Francisco team completed the construction and opened the new 15,000-square-foot plant in April. The new facility was built to meet the demand of tremendous growth in the San Francisco Bay and Sacramento regions. Plans for the facility were in place before the current COVID-19 pandemic and reflect the company’s already sizable customer base in the area.
“Our San Francisco and ImageFIRST Engineering teams did tremendous work to get this plant online and operational,” stated Jim Cashman, president and CEO of ImageFIRST. “We recognize the importance of providing the healthcare community with top-quality, reliable linen and laundry services and we’re ready to meet the growing demand while keeping our team members and customers safe.”
ImageFIRST continues to experience growth nationwide, and the addition of this new plant will enhance their ability to serve healthcare providers in the region with greater quality and world-class customer service.
The new facility will provide a wide range of items to area health systems and hospitals, including bed and bath linen, scrubs, isolation and surgical gowns, lab coats, patient gowns, the ScrubVAULT® secured scrub management system, cubicle curtains, microfiber mops, and more.
With infection prevention standards that already exceed all regulatory requirements, ImageFIRST has also implemented additional steps for the handling of COVID-19 infected linen and procedures that increase the safety of their associates and customers.
Founded in 1967, ImageFIRST® is the largest and fastest growing national linen rental and laundry service specializing in the healthcare market. ImageFIRST’s 41 locations nationwide serve over 14,000 medical facilities every week providing linen, patient gowns, scrubs and more while managing their clients’ linen inventory for cost management. With a customer retention rate of over 95%, ImageFIRST is dedicated to improving patient satisfaction through quality products and remarkable service: their Comfort Care® line of gowns are proven to increase patients’ favorable perception of a facility by more than 50%. For more information about ImageFIRST, your cost-effective solution for greater patient satisfaction, please visit www.imagefirst.com or call 800-932-7472.
ImageFIRST Healthcare Laundry Specialists