BROCKTON, Mass. — Crown Uniform & Linen Service – Crown Healthcare Apparel Service will build a new 94,000-square-foot textile laundering and distribution facility here on Battles Street, the company announced June 26.
“The City of Brockton has greeted us with open arms,” says Crown President Chris Spilios. “Mayor (Linda) Balzotti and all the city officials have been most helpful in making this project a reality. This will be our first new modern plant, and we couldn’t be more excited that our opening will coincide with our 100th anniversary in 2014.”
The 20-acre site has been unused for many years, but will soon begin a developmental transformation that will result in a state-of-the-art facility.
“Crown is a great example of the industries we’ve worked hard to bring to Brockton, and it is one that we hope will thrive for generations to come,” says Balzotti. “I’m proud of our work with Chris Spilios and his team, and I’m looking forward to the day Crown breaks ground.”
Contractor Dacon Corp. of Natick, Mass., will build the plant in partnership with civil engineer John Holmgren, of J.K. Holmgren Engineering of Brockton. American Laundry Systems, Haverhill, Mass., will provide the process engineering services.
The Sustainable Business Leadership Program inspected and certified Crown’s South Boston facility, and will be working with Crown again to ensure SBLP certification at the new location.