June 21, 2019 (CAMBRIDGE, MA) – The Massachusetts Biotechnology Council (MassBio®) today announced that Crown Uniform & Linen Service, the New-England based uniform and linen business, has joined MassBio Edge as a Preferred Partner. By aggregating the purchasing power of the 1,200+ member companies within MassBio, MassBio Edge allows members to have a strong presence in the marketplace and benefit from competitive discounts and premier customer service, which saves members more than $75 million each year.
As a preferred partner, MassBio members can save 30% to 50% on all apparel and linen service programs. Members have the freedom to choose between three, four, or five-year agreement term options. Other contract highlights include:
- Free lab coat pressing for rental program
- Branded practice logos, embroidery and emblem options
- No charge for company/name emblems upon initial installation.
“Our members operate at the forefront of innovation, spending a significant portion of time in the lab working towards the life sciences’ next big discovery,” said Jason Cordeiro, Vice President of Consortium Operations, MassBio. “We’re thrilled to welcome Crown as a preferred partner to ensure our members are investing in lab coats that meet the highest industry standards for safety, compliance, and cleanliness.”
Crown is a family-owned business that has been serving New England for more than 100 years. Its employees are SMART Certified for HIPAA privacy regulations and are committed to providing high-quality medical apparel and linens with reliable service. Crown operates in a state-of-the-art facility that is TRSA Hygienically Clean Certified and a Healthcare Accredited Laundry Facility (HLAC).
“Crown is thrilled to partner with MassBio to support their members,” said George Spilios, Co-President, Crown Uniform & Linen Service. “As a local family run company, we have over 25 years of servicing the healthcare market with custom apparel programs and I am confident members will experience the quality and service that sets us apart in the market place.”
For more information and to view contract highlights, visit the MassBio Edge website.