Elmsford, NY, October 19th, 2022— Unitex, the largest family-owned healthcare laundry service provider in the U.S., is opening its second facility in Lawrence, Massachusetts, and 13th regionally. Located at 155 Shepard Street and will focus on the linen needs of outpatient healthcare facilities as well as uniforms, environmental service products and specialty textiles. This facility will operate alongside our healthcare processing facility that opened in 2020 and add 97,000 sf of production space to a total of 188,000 square foot facility, producing over 85 million pounds of clean linens and uniforms annually and employ over 350 local people.  

Lawrence is Unitex’s first facilities located in the Massachusetts market and with this expansion will be able to serve the linen and uniform needs of ambulatory care and outpatient medical facilities in Massachusetts as well as parts of Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont.  

“Despite this challenging time in the world, we are thankful and excited to have put the pieces in place to open our doors in Lawrence. The dedication and resiliency demonstrated by our team, with the support of countless supplier partners, made this ambitious project possible,” said David Potack, President of Unitex. “As we celebrate our 100 year anniversary this year, we are excited to work with our new Customers in the market and play an important role in the Lawrence community in different ways.”  

About Unitex Healthcare Laundry Services

Headquartered in Elmsford, NY, Unitex Healthcare Laundry Services now operates thirteen laundry processing facilities and one garment warehouse throughout the Northeast. With locations in Newburgh and Mount Vernon, NY, Hartford, South Windsor and Middlebury, CT, as well as New Brunswick, Perth Amboy and Linden NJ, Unitex is able to efficiently service all of the hospitals, long-term care facilities outpatient surgery centers, imaging centers, professional offices as well as specialized operating needs of their acute care facilities.  For 100 years, Unitex has focused solely on their core business – providing and laundering comfortable, high-quality medical/patient care apparel and linen.  Visit:  http://www.unitex.com


Seth Gershman, Director of Marketing / sgershman@unitex.com  / (914) 840-3233

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