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Textile Recycling Options for Industrial Laundries

June 5, 2022

Textile Recycling Options for Industrial Laundries By Emily Gigot SanMar Why Textile Recycling is Important We know clothes wear out over time; they get a hole or a zipper falls off and they can no longer be worn.  We also know that company logos and colors change, and the garment … Read more

Spin Linen is celebrating 90 years of serving their customers and community

April 28, 2022

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 21st, 2022 Spin Linen is celebrating 90 years of serving their customers and community Omaha, NE – Local Uniform Provider Spin Linen is proud to announce that 2022 marks the company’s 90th anniversary. Spin Linen is a family-owned and operated independent business based in Omaha, and … Read more

Ace ImageWear is celebrating 90 years of “Acing” it for their customers and community

April 28, 2022

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 21, 2022 Ace ImageWear is celebrating 90 years of “Acing” it for their customers and community Kansas City, MO – Local Uniform Provider Ace ImageWear is proud to announce that 2022 marks the company’s 90th anniversary. Ace ImageWear is a family-owned and operated independent business with … Read more

Why All the Price Increases? Inflationary Pressure in the Global Paper Supply

April 3, 2022

Why All the Price Increases? Inflationary Pressure in the Global Paper Supply By David Rebol R.L. Williams Company   By now, it’s certain that we are all keenly aware of the ridiculous nature of inflation, including in paper supply. But what are the causes? Is there really a lack of … Read more

Grow and Develop your Organization with the Teamwork Trifecta

March 7, 2022

Grow and Develop your Organization with the Teamwork Trifecta By Dan Gonder Six Disciplines   So, how do you know the current health level of your organization? First, Jim Collins’ classic book, Good to Great, provides a practical framework. In this book, Collins identified that those who build great organizations … Read more

CSCNetwork Announcement

March 7, 2022

Dear CSC Members and Suppliers, After over seven years with CSCNetwork, we are sad to announce that Ryan Sedlacek is leaving the organization to devote more time to her family. We are very appreciative of her continued hard work and dedication to CSC over these years. Ryan will be missed, … Read more

Salespeople: Longer Cycle? Multiple Buyers?

June 5, 2021

Salespeople: Longer Cycle? Multiple Buyers? By Steve Herzog Here’s an interesting question for sales professionals: What counts as a “big opportunity” in your world? Think of a specific prospect. If the answer you just came up with involved a single decision-maker and a sales cycle of less than, say, 12 … Read more

Member Spotlight – The Roscoe Company

May 4, 2021

The Roscoe Company What is the history and how was your company founded? George C. Buik and John P. O’Connell were two young entrepreneurs who, in 1921, saw a market niche in rapidly industrializing Chicago. As smokestacks blossomed, the workforce grew, and there was a growing demand for someone – … Read more

Why Strategy Matters More Than Ever…Building a Plan to Thrive

May 4, 2021

Why Strategy Matters More ThanEver…Building a Plan to Thrive By Eric Kurjan In my previous article – “Determining Your Go-Forward Business Strategy in a COVID-19 World” – CSCNetwork Magazine Q4, 2020, I shared a perspective of how organizations can get back on track. We examined the phases that independent laundries … Read more

The Importance of Positive Online Reviews in the Linen and Uniform Industry

December 21, 2020

Online Reviews in the Uniform Industry By Meghan Leboff In today’s high-tech world, the internet reigns supreme. What do we do when we’re interested in purchasing a product or service? Whether it’s a business, a person, or anything else, we log onto the world wide web to decide if it’s worth … Read more

The “New Paradigm” Post COVID

December 21, 2020

The “New Paradigm” Post COVID By: Charles Brennan We regularly hear the term “new normal” from news outlets, friends, family, and colleagues. It begs the question, how do we define this coined phrase? The “new normal” reference suggests an imposition between what we knew and what our future holds. Broadly … Read more