Ecotex awarded laundry and linen services contract for Abbotsford Regional Hospital and Cancer Centre

ABBOTSFORD, CANADA (March 5, 2018) – Ecotex Healthcare Linen Service is proud to announce that following a competitive procurement process, it was awarded a new contract to serve the Abbotsford Regional Hospital & Cancer Centre.

“This is great news for Ecotex, and for Abbotsford”, said Randy Bartsch, the CEO of Ecotex adding, “winning this contract allows us to bring new jobs back into our local community”.

Bryan Bartsch, Ecotex Group Vice President, said “Six generations of the Bartsch family have lived here in the Abbotsford community. Our entire family and our employees are proud to bring our companies high quality linen services to our hometown hospital. In fact, both of my daughters were born at ARHCC, so it is special to serve this hospital, the one that our family members use.”

The award was made after a competitive RFP process by AHA Access Health Abbotsford Ltd. and Fraser Health Authority health.

As a result of the award Ecotex will reprocess the laundry in its nearby linen processing plant that is only minutes away from the hospital. Ecotex provides certified Hygienically Clean Linen®, offering third-party validation of quality and Management Practices.

Ecotex is a recognized industry leader for environmental sustainability, and is certified Clean Green® by the TRSA for its environmental laundry practices. By choosing Ecotex the Abbotsford Regional Hospital demonstrated its commitment to reduce the carbon footprint generated by linen usage at the facility.

Ecotex is a leading provider of healthcare laundry and linen services to more than 300 acute care hospitals, sub-acute, long term care and medical facilities in the United States and Canada, and offers a comprehensive range of general linen and operating room linen processing solutions, management and distribution services for its clients.