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ImageFIRST Celebrates 50 Years of Remarkable Service

Posted by ImageFIRST on Mar 27, 2017 8:00:00 AM

ImageFIRST has been going strong for half a century! Locations across the United States kicked off the celebration of the company’s 50th anniversary with our annual ImageFIRST Day in January. During the event, the achievements of our many hardworking associates were recognized. It is thanks to their tireless efforts to provide our customers with the highest quality medical linen services in Detroit, MI, and across the country that ImageFIRST has been successful.
Magali Tranié, ImageFIRST’s Director of Marketing, had this to say of the anniversary: “We are very excited to celebrate this milestone...Our success is grounded in prioritizing our associates above all else, and our constant focus of helping our clients deliver quality patient care.”

Our Origin Story

It all started back in 1967. Two brothers, Murray and Jerry, decided to start a dry cleaning business. It was around this time that many companies were beginning to see the benefit of having uniforms for their employees, and the brothers ended up cleaning uniforms for companies on a weekly basis. After a while, demand for their service became so great, that they built two processing plants dedicated to cleaning uniforms. Over the years, the business continued to grow.

In the 1980s and 1990s, many outpatient facilities sprang up around the country. These facilities created a significant need for specialized, reliable cleaning services for their linens. To learn more about our story, you may view the video that we shared with our associates on ImageFIRST Day here:

Staying True to Our Values

No matter how much ImageFIRST continues to grow, we will always stay true to our core values of being respectful, remarkable, safe and honest. We know how crucial it is for our customers to give the very best to their patients, which is why pride ourselves in going above and beyond to treat each customer like members of our family.

We’d like to thank our customers and our associates for 50 years of success in providing medical laundry services and healthcare bed linen in Battle Creek, MI, and across the country. We look forward to what the next 50 years will bring!