Latest News

Improvements to Better Serve You

Phase1Thumbnail-01
Ever wonder what happens to the laundry we pick up from our customers from all over the state each week? CLS is in the middle of a seven-million dollar project to transform how we deliver the image of our customers.  Phase one is now complete and it's already making a huge difference. The process starts with the customer storage bags that come...
Continue reading
  267 Hits
267 Hits

Our Why

KurtQuote
Laundry and image are our business at CLS, but we know it's about so much more than that. "We're kind of that unknown industry that everybody's using our products," said Kurt Vander Meer, President and Owner of CLS. We know it's our sales and service teams that keep our customers coming back. "It's all about relationships. Our route guys, we k...
Continue reading
  277 Hits
277 Hits

Celebrating 34 years with CLS

DerekCadillacStill-01
At CLS, many of our team members have been with us for decades. And we know it's because of them that our customers stick with us for just as long. This month, Route Sales Professional Derek Anderson is celebrating 34 years with CLS. He started before we even had a branch in Cadillac and was a major force in the new building project curre...
Continue reading
  337 Hits
337 Hits

CLS Customer Spotlight: Merrill's Service Center

MerrillsThumbnail Merrill's Service Center
Merrill's Service Center has been a staple in the Cadillac area since 1960. The full service car center helps customers both fix and maintain their vehicles. "Merrill's Service Center, we do all automotive repairs-- from tires, breaks, shocks, oil changes, engine diagnostics, transmissions, engines, tune ups, alignments, air conditioning, mufflers,...
Continue reading
  309 Hits
309 Hits

Inside CLS: On the Route with Perry Shepard

rsz_1perrystill
For CLS Route Sales Professional, Perry Shepard, the days start well before the sun comes up. Each morning, he loads up his truck, ready to face between 20 and 40 customers. But for him, and many of the other CLS Route Sales Professionals, they've become so much more.   "A lot of these aren't really customers any more, they've g...
Continue reading
  287 Hits
287 Hits

Press Release: Multi-million Dollar Upgrades Underway at West Michigan Business

Press Release: Multi-million Dollar Upgrades Underway at West Michigan Business

Updated May 20, 2019 Multi-million Dollar Upgrades Underway at CLS KALAMAZOO, Mich. -- Kalamazoo based Continental Linen Services (CLS) is announcing the near completion of phase one of a 7-million-dollar upgrade project. The investment will continue the family-owned company's mission of annually increasing production capacity in Kalamazoo and...
Continue reading
  428 Hits
428 Hits

How to Make Sure Your Work Uniforms Fit Properly

How to Make Sure Your Work Uniforms Fit Properly

We hate to break it to you, but one-size-fits-all is a lie. There’s no one shirt or pair of pants that will fit all of your employees perfectly, and there shouldn’t be. All of your employees are different, and they all deserve custom work uniforms that fit right and look great.

Continue reading
  1228 Hits
1228 Hits