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AmeriPride Minneapolis Receives ‘Hygienically Clean Healthcare’ Certification from the Textile Rental Services Association (TRSA)
Date:4/20/2013

Minneapolis, MN (PRWEB) April 20, 2013

AmeriPride Services Inc., a leading supplier of linen and uniform rental services in North America, announced today that its Minneapolis location is among the first commercial laundry facilities worldwide to earn TRSA’s ‘Hygienically Clean Healthcare’ designation, verifying that textiles cleaned in the plant meet hygiene standards appropriate for medical facilities.

The Minneapolis facility joins a small handful of laundry facilities that have achieved this milestone. In November, AmeriPride’s Twin Falls laundry was the first ever to reach this certification.

“This achievement demonstrates our commitment to the customer through ongoing improvements to our cleaning processes,” said John Sutherland, SVP of U.S. Operations for AmeriPride. “By understanding and responding to our customers’ needs, we’ve been able to differentiate ourselves in the industry. Achieving this new healthcare designation in several of our facilities is a big win for our organization and our customers.”

To attain the certification, a commercial laundry must adhere to quality standards for its equipment, operations and personnel and undergo third-party biological testing of laundered products. Upon successful implementation of these criteria, a facility must then undergo a rigorous onsite inspection by an independent auditor selected by TRSA. AmeriPride Minneapolis is one of the first TRSA member organizations to fully pass inspection.

“Congratulations to AmeriPride and their Minneapolis management on the attainment of this industry milestone,” said Joseph Ricci, TRSA president and CEO. “Healthcare customers can rest assured that AmeriPride goes to exceptional lengths to prevent human illness and measure the cleanliness of its products.”

Maintaining the certification requires periodic submission of laundered products for biological testing and additional onsite inspections to ensure ongoing compliance with the certification criteria.

About AmeriPride

Headquartered in Minnetonka, Minnesota, AmeriPride Services is recognized as one of the largest uniform rental and linen supply companies in North America. Operating more than 115 production facilities and service centers throughout the United States and Canada, AmeriPride provides linen, uniforms, floor mats, restroom products, facilities services and cleaning chemicals to nearly 150,000 customers every week. Founded in 1889 by George and Frank Steiner, the privately held company is still owned and managed by the Steiner family. Commitment to the customer, personalized service and innovation has sustained the company for nearly 125 years. Additional company information can be found online at http://www.ameripride.com.

About TRSA

TRSA (http://www.trsa.org) is the only organization advocating fair, balanced regulation and pro-business tax, labor and energy policy for the $16-billion U.S. textile services industry that employs nearly 200,000 people at more than 1,500 facilities nationwide. TRSA also provides professional development, benchmarking and training resources that increase productivity and efficiencies for companies that launder reusable textiles, which help businesses project a clean and attractive public image. Most Americans benefit at least once a week from the cleanliness and safety of laundered, reusable linens, uniforms, towels, mats and other products the industry supplies to the service, industrial/manufacturing, hospitality and healthcare sectors. TRSA quantifies our industry’s commitment to cleanliness and sustainability through its Clean Green and Hygienically Clean certification programs.

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