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The Costly Consequences of Missing Industrial Uniforms

In high-risk industries like manufacturing, mining, and construction, having the proper uniforms is more than just a dress code – it’s a serious safety measure. When employees lack proper high visibility, flame resistant, or other specialized uniforms, the consequences can be severe and costly for both workers and businesses. At

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Facility Services for Spring Cleaning Your Business

As the days grow longer and the weather turns more mild, spring is the perfect time to refresh your facility. At Northern Uniform, we believe that a clean, well-maintained establishment sets the tone for success – projecting professionalism, enhancing productivity, and delivering a welcoming environment for both employees and customers. 

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5 Common Misconceptions About the Mining Industry

The mining industry plays a vital role in providing the raw materials that power our modern world. From the metals used in construction and manufacturing to the minerals essential for green technologies, mining is an indispensable sector. However, several misconceptions persist about this crucial industry, often rooted in outdated perceptions

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What is the Best Uniform Package for Your Business?

Here at Northern, we make outfitting your team simple by providing customized uniform rental and facility service packages tailored to your unique industry needs. Our experts help you determine the optimal uniforms, supplies, and services to create a productive, safe, and clean professional environment.   Food Service Solutions Dress Your

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Answers to the Top 5 FAQs About Your Uniform Rental Program

At Northern Uniform, we’re dedicated to ensuring our customers’ voices are heard and listened to. We value the relationships we’ve built over the past 120+ years, and the duty of effective customer service is one we do not take lightly. Our Keeping Promises Team answered the top 5 frequently asked

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A Year of Progress for Northern Uniform

As 2023 draws to a close, it’s a fitting time to reflect on the past year at Northern Uniform and celebrate the meaningful strides we’ve made to better serve customers while investing in our company’s future. We are proud of our achievements, but we couldn’t be here without our team,

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5+ Ways to Reduce Food Waste

5+ Ways to Reduce Food Waste in the Food Processing Industry

Food waste is a global problem, and the food processing industry plays a significant role in addressing it.  Reducing food waste not only benefits the environment but also improves profitability and sustainability for food processing companies.  In this blog, we will explore five effective strategies to minimize food waste in

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The Importance of Shared Values with Business Partners

In today’s interconnected world, businesses often rely on partnerships to achieve their goals. Whether it’s a supplier, a distributor, or a joint venture, these relationships can be critical to a company’s success.  However, it’s not enough to simply find a partner with the right skills and resources. To truly thrive,

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Nourishing Productivity: Inside Our Innovative P.A.S.S. | Food Program

Here at Northern, we work tirelessly to make sure our rental process runs smoothly and delivers the best results for every one of our customers. That’s why we’ve implemented several strategies to adjust our uniform rental programs to our customer’s individual needs.  Our Protective Apparel Safety System​ (P.A.S.S.) | Food

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How Does Our Uniform Rental Program Work? Our Step-By-Step Process

At Northern Uniform, we take pride in our uniform rental program and services that are built to meet your business’ needs.  Our uniform program ensures that you stay compliant with the latest industry standards and regulations, while guaranteeing that every employee is outfitted with a clean, comfortable uniform.  Keep reading

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Requesting Repairs is Easy with Northern: Here’s How

Here at Northern, we strive to make each customer’s experience as convenient and efficient as possible. We understand that, in the industries we serve, uniform wear and tear is inevitable. Nonetheless, it’s of utmost importance to maintain garments clean and compliant with safety regulations with an efficient, effective uniform repair

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4 Key Regulations For Meat Processing Facilities 

The government has made strides toward improving worker safety and increasing the capacity of meat processing facilities. As such, the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) regulates and inspects meat processing and production in Canada. The CFIA has specific, regulatory requirements for the humane killing of animals, application of inspections of

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How to Prevent Mining Accidents and Avoid Penalties

In the mining industry, health and safety risks are a major concern for a lot of companies, and, of course, fines are also a matter of significance from a business perspective. From every angle, it is of utmost importance that mining companies ensure they’re protecting their workers from danger at

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Counting the Ways You Can Contact Northern Uniform

At Northern Uniform, each one of our values emphasize the importance of communication. As a local uniform supplier that’s grown significantly in the last decade, we recognize that prompt and attentive communication with our customers must remain our top priority.  Keep reading to learn about all the ways that we’re

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A Step-by-Step Guide To Our Food Processing Uniform Program

Food processing uniforms play an essential role in reducing the risk of cross-contamination and maintaining cleanliness in food manufacturing environments. Northern Uniform is proud to be the first uniform rental company in North America to successfully attain the ISO22000:2018 Food Safety Management System certification. This proves our ability to provide

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The Ultimate Warehouse Spring Cleaning Checklist

Believe it or not, spring cleaning isn’t just for homeowners. With spring now here, it’s now time to do some heavy cleaning throughout your warehouse. A clean workplace can help motivate your employees and bring potential new customers inside. It also eliminates the risk of sickness among your staff leading

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Are You Protecting Your Floors This Winter?

Winter can be messy. Tracking snow and salt onto the floors of your business can be a hassle to clean up, and can even ruin your floors. Floor protection mats or better yet, a commercial floor mat rental program, could be a saving grace you’ll be thankful for.  Below, we

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Our Hygienic Workwear Laundering Process Explained

At Northern Uniform, our utmost priority is making sure our clients are satisfied. One way we do this is by enforcing the best possible laundering process to make sure your uniforms are safely picked up, thoroughly washed and sanitized, and packaged for delivery. Keep reading to learn how we execute

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Stay With Northern Uniform in 2023 (and Beyond!)

Want to switch uniform providers for your business? What makes Northern Uniform great is that our service doesn’t make noise. We work hard to make sure your uniforms are delivered on time, properly cleaned, and thoroughly maintained. When there is a repair or change, we take care of it. That’s

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