New service center demonstrates Emerald’s long term commitment to healthcare in California

SAN DIEGO, CA – March 27, 2013, Emerald Textiles, Southern California’s environmentally responsible commercial healthcare laundry, is pleased to announce its expansion into Los Angeles. The addition of an Emerald Service Center in the region provides even greater coverage and a larger physical presence for existing and prospective customers.

“As we continue to expand in the Los Angeles market, this Service Center will increase our coverage in the greater Los Angeles area” said Tom Gildred, chief executive officer of Emerald Textiles. “Our existing customers will benefit from this additional location and so will any new customers in the region.”

Emerald Textiles operates the most technologically-advanced and environmentally responsible commercial laundry facilities in the United States and saves over 40,000,000 gallons of water and more than 750,000 therms of natural gas annually.

Emerald received both the SDG&E Savings by Design Award and the Energy Showcase award in recognition for its advanced design and extreme energy efficiency. Savings by Design and Energy Showcase are awards from San Diego Gas & Electric and the California Public Utilities Commission.

About Emerald Textiles

Emerald Textiles provides the most environmentally responsible, high quality, linen rental and management solution for the Southern California healthcare industry. Emerald’s two facilities are located in the greater Los Angeles and San Diego areas. Customers include Scripps Health, Sharp HealthCare, UC San Diego Health System, Eisenhower Medical Center, Kaiser San Diego, Kaiser Orange County and St. John’s Health Center – Santa Monica. Emerald Textiles utilizes the most advanced technology and provides a higher standard of cleanliness, industry compliance and customer satisfaction.

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Contact: Lisa Kendall, (858) 414-5855.