Bates Troy Inc. and BAE Systems PLC, London hybrid partnership
Bates Troy Inc., Binghamton, NY, and BAE Systems PLC, London, have partnered since 2011 to test a truck powered by BAE’s HybriDrive® parallel propulsion system. BAE Systems will track data about the truck’s fuel economy and performance, while Bates Troy makes its daily deliveries and pickups of clean and soiled healthcare linens.
Bates Troy Receives 2nd Green Business Initiative Award from the Broome County Legislature
Bates Troy Inc. was awarded its second Green Business Initiative Award from the Broome County Legislature in three years. The proclamation was presented to company president Brian Kradjian on Earth Day, April 22, 2010. The following day a tree was planted in honor of Bates Troy Inc. at Broome County’s Otsiningo Park. Pictured above at the planting ceremony are Clerk of the Broome County Legislature Eric S. Denk, Broome County Legislature Chairman Daniel D. Reynolds, Bates Troy General Manager Tom Singe and Sales and Marketing Director Randy J. Widrick.
Recently Bates Troy has recently been awarded Four Eco-Leaves by the Green Cleaners Council of the National Cleaners Association for its ongoing commitment to environmentally-friendly practices in its plant and store operations.
In June, Bates Troy signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s program with the national Textile Rental Services Association (TRSA) called Laundry ESP (Environmental Stewardship Program). This industry-wide program seeks to achieve environmental goals and benefits through innovation in materials and processes.
Green Business Award from the Broome County Legislature
Legislature Recognizes ‘green’ Organizations The Broome County (NY) Legislature on Thursday, April 24, 2008, awarded the efforts of Bates Troy Healthcare Linen Service and 19 other regional organizations, stating they displayed leadership and instituted creative environmental programs that go above and beyond mandated regulations. Bates Troy Healthcare Linen Service’s ongoing plant expansion and installation of a new, state-of-the-art G. A. Braun Batch Tunnel Washer was recognized for the reduction of energy and natural resources it will offer. Also noted were new technological measures to sanitize the Soil Room and the installation of new monitoring and metering equipment for all energy, natural resources and waste. “On behalf of Bates Troy I would like to sincerely thank the Broome County Legislature for honoring our efforts in investing in green technologies here in our Greater Binghamton Area. It truly feels wonderful to be able to grow one’s business while simultaneously using less energy and being environmentally friendly. These instances show that the business world and the environment can coexist in a mutually beneficial way. G.A. Braun, the equipment manufacturer, is engineering laundry machinery with the green revolution in mind.”, said Brian Kradjian, President & CEO of Bates Troy Healthcare Linen Services.
Bates Troy sponsors new Hybrid “Twilight Zone” Bus
Binghamton, NY – Bates Troy Healthcare Linen Services and Dry Cleaning was pleased to sponsor a decorated Broome County Transit bus that travelled the streets of Binghamton and was part of the 50th Anniversary celebration of the first television airing of hometown hero Rod Serling’s Twilight Zone. In keeping with Bates Troy’s environmentally-friendly efforts we are pleased to note the bus is a fuel-efficient hybrid. The bus was also part of a competition sponsored by BUSRide Magazine and Oracal USA to find the “most attractive, compelling bus wraps in the business” It finished in second place with votes. Lawrence Kassan, Director of Rod Serling Video Festival & Director of Special Projects Binghamton City School District, spoke at the public unveiling of the new Broome County Transit hybrid bus. Behind Mr. Kassan is County Executive Barbara Fiala and City of Binghamton Mayor Matthew T. Ryan. Rod Serling’s image looks over Mr. Kassan’s shoulder. Mr. Kassan said of the Bates Troy sponsorship, “I’m thrilled that Bates Troy, along with the Oakdale Mall and BC Transit are so supportive of our celebration! Their sponsorship made it possible to decorate this beautiful bus which honors Rod Serling, not only a true pioneer of early television but someone that we all in Binghamton are proud to call our own!” For more information on the Rod Serling Video Festival visit: http://www.rodserlingvideofest.com/index.html
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