In 2019, Dempsey Celebrates 60 Year Anniversary!

Can you believe it? Dempsey is celebrating our 60th year in 2019, and we are proud and thankful for everything we have achieved as a family and as a company! Our network of clients who have become family and friends to us over the years have all been so delightful and supportive, and we would […]

Dempsey Proudly Supports our Community Committee

At Dempsey Uniform & Linen Supply, we believe in making each coming day better than it is today, both in our work environment and our communities. We are proud to support our employee-run Community Committee. The committee plans fun events to help brighten up the work day, as well as raise funds for local charities […]

Dempsey Recognized as a PPL Energy-Efficient Business

In October 2018, PPL Electric Utilities recognized Dempsey Uniform & Linen Supply as part of their PPL Electric Utilities Excellence in Energy Efficiency Program, honoring Dempsey’s recent energy-saving efforts and accomplishments throughout its production facilities. According to PPL Electric Utilities, “Saving energy is good for your business and the community, that’s why we’re giving out […]

Dempsey Achieves Hygienically Clean Certification

The Textile Rental Services Association (TRSA) has announced that Dempsey Uniform & Linen Supply has achieved certification in the Hygienically Clean Certification Program. Hygienically Clean Certification recognizes a company’s commitment to cleanliness through third-party biological testing and inspection. A growing number of businesses are highly conscientious about the sanitation of their work practices and processes. […]

Dempsey Recognized as Innovation Leader

The Times Leader newspaper, headquartered in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, has recognized Dempsey Uniform & Linen Supply as an innovation leader in Northeast Pennsylvania. Their article highlighted the technologies Dempsey’s using to improve product quality, like scanners that detect stains on napkins, and increase sustainability, like wash technology that reduces water consumption. The reporter also wrote about […]

Considering a New Career? 5 Reasons to Work for Dempsey

Are you looking to start a career? Maybe you’re looking to change your current career path? The commercial linen and uniform industry could be for you! When you were little, you probably didn’t dream about someday working in the commercial linen and uniform industry, but you definitely should have. Check out some of the best […]

Does Laundry Certification Matter? Yes…since 1935.

Where does my laundry go? How clean is the laundry facility? Will my uniforms and linens be hygienically cleaned? Customers have asked the Dempsey family these questions for more than 75 years. The easiest way to allay these concerns for our customers is with third party laundry certification. Dempsey Uniform & Linen Supply is one […]

Dempsey Achieves Hygienically Clean Food Service Certification

The Textile Rental Services Association (TRSA) recently announced that Dempsey Uniform & Linen Supply has achieved certification in the Hygienically Clean Food Service Certification Program. The program is considered the industry standard for producing hygienically clean reusable textiles for use in the food service industry. Hygienically Clean Food Service Certification recognizes Dempsey’s commitment to cleanliness […]

Dempsey Awarded “Merchant of the Year”

In June 2017, the Borough of Highspire, Pennsylvania, awarded Dempsey Uniform & Linen Supply Merchant of the Year for going “beyond the call of duty to make this community a better place to live.” From its Highspire location, Dempsey has serviced Central Pennsylvania, including Harrisburg, Lancaster, and York, with uniform rental and linen services for […]

Dempsey Wins CCJ “Five Flashiest Fleets” Award

The Commercial Carrier Journal (CCJ) has recognized excellence in fleet graphics design and execution for almost thirty years. Among CCJ’s Five Flashiest Fleets winners for 2016 was Dempsey Uniform & Linen Supply. According to CCJ, fleet graphics tell your customers and the motoring public more about your company and the services you provide, and the […]

Dempsey Manager Saves Choking Woman

A manager from Dempsey Uniform & Linen Supply was attending a community association dinner at The Meadows restaurant when a woman started choking. Kenny Altenbach noticed the woman was unable to breathe and performed the Heimlich Maneuver. After a few thrusts, a large piece of food came loose from the woman’s throat, and she began […]

Kristin Dempsey Featured on Business Radio

On August 12, 2016, Dempsey Uniform & Linen Supply’s 57th anniversary, Vice President Kristin Dempsey was interviewed in Scranton, PA, by Fidelity Discount & Deposit Bank, for their radio show, “Bank on Business.” Listen to the interview during which Dempsey addressed the challenges of transitioning a family business from one generation to the next. With a […]

Dempsey Recognized for Community Support

Dempsey Uniform & Linen Supply was recognized by the United Way with a Spirit of Caring Chairman’s Award on April 21st, 2016 at the Radisson Lackawanna Station Hotel in Scranton, PA. With this award, presented by the United Way of Lackawanna and Wayne Counties, the United Way acknowledges corporations that have demonstrated exemplary commitment, above […]

Dempsey Highlighted in The Washington Post

In June 2015, Dempsey Uniform & Linen Supply was mentioned in The Washington Post, in an article titled, “Why are so many restaurants giving me napkins that don’t work?”

Dempsey Leads Discussion on Hygienically Clean Standard

At the March 10th, 2016, ARTA Conference in Orlando, Florida, Mark Lewis, Corporate Sales Manager for Dempsey Uniform & Linen Supply, teamed up with TRSA consultant and George Washington University instructor David Goldsmith, Ph.D. to discuss the Hygienically Clean Food Service Certification program. Goldsmith and Lewis outlined the advantages of the Hygienically Clean program for […]

Dempsey Highlighted for Bringing New Jobs

In a January 2016 article, The Scranton Times-Tribune recognized Dempsey Uniform & Linen Supply for bringing 30 new jobs to the area due to a $10 million expansion. Although some of the investment went into the building infrastructure, much of it funded highly advanced, automated machinery needed to process the linens, uniforms, towels, and mats […]

Dempsey Unveils New Truck Graphics

What’s inside? Who hasn’t wondered that, as they pass a tractor-trailer on the highway? Well, Dempsey is giving motorists a virtual peek inside our trucks. New fleet graphics showcase different products on each side of the truck. On one side, neatly pressed tablecloths, napkins, chef coats, and kitchen towels are on display for restaurant customers. […]

Dempsey Expands Service Area Into New Jersey

Dempsey Uniform & Linen Supply is proud to announce an expansion of our service areas in Central and Northern New Jersey. With our acquisition of select Yankee Linen customers in Hunterdon, Somerset, Morris, and Sussex counties, we have increased our customer base in the region. From Princeton to Parsippany, Dempsey has New Jersey covered with […]

Dempsey Named “Healthiest Workplace” SAGE Award Finalist

On October 2nd, 2015, the Greater Scranton Chamber of Commerce announced the finalists for the Scranton Awards for Growth and Excellence. Known as the SAGE awards, this recognition highlights local businesses that are outstanding in their talent, creativity, and innovation. Dempsey was announced as a finalist in the category, “Healthy Workplace of the Year,” due […]

P.J. Dempsey Elected to TRSA Leadership Position

P.J. Dempsey, President and CEO of Dempsey Uniform & Linen Supply, has been elected to the Board of Directors of the Textile Rental Services Association (TRSA). P.J. has served in various leadership positions for the Association, including acting as past Chairman of the Environmental Committee. The election was held during the Associations Annual Meeting in […]