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ImageFIRST Acquires Chicago South Franchisee

Third major deal completed by company in past 12 months

KING OF PRUSSIA, Pa. — ImageFIRST, a provider of medical linen rental and laundry, it has acquired its largest remaining franchisee, ImageFIRST Chicago South. 

ImageFIRST Chicago South provides medical laundry services across southern Illinois, most of Indiana and a large part of Kentucky. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

“ImageFIRST Chicago South founders Jack Vroegh and Brian McNary, along with their wives Annette and Missy, have done a tremendous job growing their business into one of our strongest locations,” says Jeff Berstein, CEO of ImageFIRST. “They have truly built an exceptional business and best of all, they have built it the ImageFIRST way!

“The ImageFIRST team and I are excited to continue working with Jack, Annette, Brian and Missy, as well as the rest of the team, as the Chicago South franchise becomes an official part of our corporate organization. I look forward to their continued success as members of the ImageFIRST family.”

ImageFIRST continues to expand its national footprint through a combination of organic and acquisition driven growth, and the acquisition of its Chicago South franchisee represents the third major deal that ImageFIRST has completed in the past 12 months.

ImageFIRST has 41 locations nationwide that serve more than 14,000 medical facilities every week.


ImageFIRST Acquires Healthcare Clients of PureTex Solutions Holdings LLC, Dec. 2, 2019

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ImageFIRST Chicago South plant and office. (Photo: Business Wire)

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