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Janitorial Uniforms. It’s a Dirty Job, but Someone Has To Do It.

Janitorial Uniforms. It’s a Dirty Job, but Someone Has To Do It. No one thinks about a clean building or facility — that is until it isn’t so clean anymore. And while we talk a lot about uniform rental programs, especially in manufacturing and food processing, we often forget about the hard-working people who keep those facilities clean and safe for everyone who enters and leaves: your janitorial staff. Whether you call them Maintenance Personnel, Janitors, Custodians, or Facility Service Staff, these employees deserve just as much recognition and connection to the company as other employees. One of the best ways […]

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Customer Service is Our Specialty

Customer Service is Our Specialty The customer is always right, and Kleen Kraft Services has been taking care of our customers for more than 67 years. That’s when Albert Antman started a small retail laundry near the University of Southern California, doing the pressing and ironing of retail garments. Back then, we didn’t even have our own washroom and had to send laundering to another plant. Fast-forward to 2019, and the company has evolved into a thriving uniform rental business with a large distribution facility that combines an old-fashioned, honest work ethic with teamwork, technology, and a family-first attitude. We’ve […]

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Pharmaceutical Lab Coats: Why do we wear them?

Pharmaceutical Lab Coats: Why do we wear them?   Did You Know The Lab Coat Changed History? It’s said that you shouldn’t judge a book by its cover, but on the other hand, perception is often reality. Take for instance when you see someone wearing a crisp, clean lab coat. You probably think they’re highly educated, working in the field of medicine or in a sanitary, controlled environment. In other words, if they’re wearing a lab coat, they’re pretty legit. But what if we told you that toward the end of the 19th century, Western medicine was seen as little […]

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Uniform rentals for manufacturing in Southern California

The Importance of Uniforms in the Manufacturing Industry

The Importance of Uniforms in the Manufacturing Industry Uniforms elevate every workplace to a higher level, benefiting the employees, customers, and the organization itself. The Manufacturing Industry is no different, and in many cases, the need for uniforms is even greater. Here are a few reasons why Kleen Kraft’s uniform rental program is a perfect fit for your company. On Sight Recognition Need to quickly distinguish someone from one department to another? Need to make sure supervisors and managers are easily identifiable in larger facilities? Want to ensure your customers recognize your employees? Coordinated, branded manufacturing uniforms are a great […]

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5 Essential Benefits a Uniform Rental Program Can Bring to a First-Time Customer

5 Essential Benefits a Uniform Rental Program Can Bring to a First-Time Customer Kleen Kraft’s own Marilyn McCarty had the pleasure of attending TRSA’s Marketing & Sales Summit at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas December 12th and 13th of last year. TRSA is a national organization that strengthens and promotes the linen, uniform, and facility services industry in a number of different ways, including sharing information and best practices at events and conferences such as this one. While Marilyn spent time networking with other industry leaders and attending many informational sessions over the two-day event, the executive panel discussion stands […]

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A Facility Service Replenishment Program Makes Perfect Sense for Your Workplace

Facility Service Replenishment Programs for Your Workplace   When you think of all the companies, shops, restaurants, and other businesses you’ve frequented, they all have something in common – bathrooms. While bathrooms are a dime a dozen, customers (and employees) will judge a business based on the state of its bathroom and other facilities. In fact, in a survey conducted by SCA Tissue, 50 percent of people said they would tell friends and family about a negative restroom experience and 46 percent said they would avoid going to an establishment based on a poor restroom review. If it isn’t clean […]

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Local Uniform Rental Beats Nationals in User Survey

So, you need a uniform rental program for your business. You have two options: a local independently owned company or a national supplier. How do you choose? Is one option better than the other? No worries; we’ve done our homework so you don’t have to! National brands must have something going for them, or they wouldn’t have made it this far. That said, bigger is not necessarily better when it comes to uniform rental service providers and we have the data to back that up. Consumers and businesses prefer to shop local when they can. Our ownership and employees are from Southern […]

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Develop a “Uniform” Auto Dealership Image for Every Customer Touchpoint

Have you ever walked into an Auto Dealership and had no idea who to talk to or who represents the company? We certainly hope not. But it does happen. Auto dealerships have several customer touchpoints – sales, reception, service, and lot attendants, just to name a few. Uniform programs are important for dealerships to ensure their employees are all easily recognizable with branded uniforms. It’s the uniform that lets customers know who to seek out with questions or to move forward with a sale. They also provide customers with increased confidence in your employees’ ability to assist them. Auto dealership […]

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5 Reasons to Use a Work Uniform Program

As 2018 comes to a close and companies start thinking about their goals for the new year, investing in a company-wide work uniform program may be at the top of your list. No matter what industry or size of business, there are a multitude of uniform styles and programs, sure to fit the needs of your employees. At Kleen Kraft Services, we have a history of uniform rental excellence and service a range of industries including auto dealerships, dock workers, manufacturing, food safety, and more. Regardless of industry, here are five common reasons why choosing to work with a uniform […]

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Want to be a gift giving superstar this holiday season?

Want to be a gift-giving superstar this holiday season?   Sharing custom logo apparel and accessories is a great way to build your brand with employees, customers, suppliers and all who come into contact with your business. Employee morale is another big reason. Giving employees a holiday gift of apparel – that isn’t a work uniform – is appreciated, especially around the holidays. Gifts of branded merchandise can demonstrate how much you value your employees. And, show them that their daily contributions make a difference to the overall success of the business. Happy and appreciated employees are also more productive. […]

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Affiliations & Certifications

As part of our commitment to continuous improvement, Kleen Kraft Services is certified as a Hygienically Clean Food Safety provider and is certified as a State of California SBE. We are a member of the industry associations TRSA and CSCNetwork.

Hygienically Clean Certified in Food Safety