General Linen Service opens 4th Service Center


 General Linen Service Co., Inc. creates new local jobs, continues expansion with new Service Center in Smithfield RI

December 10, 2012:  General Linen Service Co., Inc. today announced the opening of its latest Service Center, located at 25 Thurber Blvd, Smithfield RI 03297.  The company has created 10 new jobs initially, with plans to double that in 2013.  Said Chris DeSaulnier, VP and COO, “To better serve the needs of our customers in south/central Massachusetts, Connecticut and Rhode Island, we are pleased to announce the opening of our 4th Service Center, located at 25 Thurber Blvd, N. Smithfield RI.  With the loyalty and support of our customers, we have continued to grow and expand, and this expansion will allow us to provide increased service coverage and support for our southern New England customer base.”

Harvest on the Harbor Preview

General Linen Service is a proud, four time sponsor of Portland Maine’s fifth annual Harvest on the Harbor food and wine show. This show receives visitors from over 30 states and a handful of other countries, totaling more than 5,000 people. It has been voted one of the top ten food shows in the nation and highlights the unique talents of the chefs from many of the fine restaurants in the area. 

Winner of a “Kindle Fire” from the 2012 Boston Food Show

General Linen Service, a New England linen and uniform rental and leasing company with corporate headquarters located in Somersworth NH is pleased to announce the winner of a “Kindle Fire” from the 2012 Boston Food Show in Boston.

The Boston Food show had over 300 exhibitors and 10,000 people visit show over the 4 days.

The New England MGMA Regional Conference

The New England MGMA Regional Conference was held at the Samoset Resort-Rockland ME May 17-18, 2012. MGMA-ACMPE serves 22,500 members who lead 13,600 organizations nationwide in which some 280,000 physicians provide more than 40 percent of the healthcare services delivered in the United States.

General Linen hosts NH Dietary Managers Association meeting

On April 14, 2011, General Linen Service hosted a membership meeting for the NH chapter of the Dietary Managers Association at its state of the art production facility and corporate headquarters in Somersworth NH. The NH DMA members utilized General Linen’s conference room for their all-day event, which included a scrumptious buffet lunch, a brief explanation of General’s product line, service area and overall capabilities, followed by an in depth tour of the processing plant.

General Linen Service Wins 2011 Family Business of the Year Award

The University of New Hampshire Center for Family Business presented the 2011 Family Business of the Year Award to Marc and David Drolet of Somersworth-based General Linen Service.

“We’re pleased to have the opportunity to recognize this 74-year-old family-owned business that was built on integrity, innovation and service as it approaches its third generation succession,” said Barbara Draper, director of the Center for Family Business.


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