keep hospital uniforms germ-free

Universal Unilink | July 21, 2014

Germ Warfare: A Uniformed Approach

It seems today that everywhere we go; whether it is the grocery store, movie theatre, restaurant, doctor’s office or the mall, we are seeing sterile cleanser dispensers. Fighting the spread of germs is on everyone’s mind these days and doing what...

Indy Hanger is a Universal Unilink Preferred Supplier

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Indy Hanger

Indy Hanger’s unique, no rust hangers are receiving accolades from Universal Unilink Members who tried the product. The story of how this chrome-look hanger was developed is an example of American ingenuity. During the summer of 2008, salesmen from...

West Coast Port Strike

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West Coast Strike Could Impact Supply Chain Nationally

As The ADVANTAGE goes to press, concern about the expiration of the labor contract between the Pacific Maritime Association (PMA) and the International Long shore and Warehouse Union (ILWU) which ends at midnight June 30th mounts. At this time, it is...

advanced uniform and linen has new facility

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Advanced Uniform and Linen

Amazing changes have taken place in less than twelve months since we interviewed Gordon Hickman of Advanced Uniform and Linen in Patterson California. At that time the company was doing well with their philosophy of attention to details and providing...

You should care about Google Plus

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You Should Care About Google Plus

Search met social and Google Plus was born. If you care about your business getting found by current and prospective customers, you should care about using Google+. But this “social layer” of Google offers a lot more than search engine optimizati...

workwear and uniforms with sun protection

Universal Unilink | July 18, 2014

Garments that Protect from the Sun

During the summer months people naturally choose garments that will keep them cool during the day but those same garments may be opening the door to skin damage from the sun’s ultraviolet (UV) rays. Just as sunscreen protects skin from sunburn, fab...

CEO Sheila Eads and Technical Director Jud Crosby

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ERB Industries, Inc. / Fame Fabrics

ERB Industries’ CEO, Sheila Eads, reports that there has simply never been a better time to be in the personal protective business. As major disasters from wild fires to food contamination to hurricanes swept the globe in the last decade, safety be...

evolution of an apparel line part 1

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The Genesis of an Apparel Line, Part 1: Creation Process

In the Image Wear and Uniform industry, change drives sales. Whether hospitality or healthcare, your clients expect you to present a uniform program that is cutting edge with the latest colors and styles as well as the latest high performance wear an...

Rental Sales Rep

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Great Sales Results

Every good sales person I know loves to close the deal. The exciting aspects of the sale like presenting to a large prospect, overcoming objections and signing the agreement get their heart pumping like they just won the lottery. They love the action...

Customer Harasment

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Customer Harassment

People usually think of workplace harassment in terms of supervisors harassing employees or employees harassing peers. But no matter what rank employees hold, it has long been a fact of workplace life that employers are responsible for prohibiting un...