Tag Archives: uniform rental

Adapting to COVID-19: Benefits of a Uniform Rental Program

If we’ve learned anything from living through the COVID-19 pandemic, it’s the importance of cleanliness and disinfection. Because of the COVID-19 outbreak, humans are more than ever before thinking about contamination, sterilization, and optimization. As business owners and managers, we’ve been consumed with learning and adapting to an ever-changing world as the pandemic unfolds. We’re doing […]

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Not Our First Rodeo: A History of Adaptability and Resilience

After 90 years doing business, we’ve seen a lot. More than a lifetime’s worth of events have occurred in the nine decades we’ve been servicing Hoosiers. With each life changing event, Plymate has persevered and come out on the other side stronger than before. Remembering our past challenges serves as an excellent reminder of Plymate’s […]

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You Asked, We Answered!

We often receive questions by prospective customers and curious inquirers, which we’re always happy to answer. Whether it’s a question about our services and programs (we have more than you might realize!), our technology, our philosophy, or just the way we do things around here, we love to talk about Plymate and what makes us […]

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Co-Worker of the Quarter: Meet Jessica Palmer

At Plymate, we love holding our quarterly meetings. It’s a gathering we always look forward to, for a couple of different reasons. First, it gives us a chance to exercise our core value of communication, which we find to be invaluable to our ongoing health as a company. And second, it’s an opportunity to celebrate […]

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Plymate Celebrates 90 Years!

Today marks 90 years since Plymate was founded, and we’re celebrating! As a family business that’s stood the test of time, we’re proud of hitting this huge milestone. Did you know that around 30% of family businesses make the transition to the second generation? From there, 12% make it to the third, and only 3% […]

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Plymate’s Uniform Program: Designed to Save You Time

Nobody wants to spend massive amounts of time absorbed in the details of their company’s uniforms. And they shouldn’t have to, especially when it can be easily managed by a knowledgeable provider! At Plymate, we rely on time-tested systems and a unique way of doing business that make our uniform program a well-oiled machine. Our […]

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Co-Worker of the Quarter: Meet Lori Burnett

One of our longstanding traditions here at Plymate is to recognize a co-worker for their service at each of our quarterly meetings. At our most recent gathering, Lori Burnett received our newest Co-Worker of the Quarter award. The honor is so well-deserved! Lori is one of our wonderful Service Coordinators, working at Plymate since 2015. […]

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Help! How Do I Change Uniform or Mat Providers?

Not all uniform and mat providers are created equal, and businesses often find themselves working with a vendor that isn’t quite meeting their needs. But the situation can be complicated—maybe they’re still operating under a contract with the vendor and can’t go elsewhere just yet. Or maybe the process of changing vendors feels daunting and […]

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Build a Better Team: Job Shadowing at Plymate

Here at Plymate, we’ve found that our team works better when we all understand each of the roles within the company. More than understanding, experiencing each of the roles helps us to know exactly what it’s like to walk a mile in someone else’s shoes. That’s why at Plymate, part of our onboarding process is […]

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Plymate’s New Partnership: Nine13sports

One of the best parts of being a local, family-owned uniform and mat rental company is the joy we get from our relationships within the community. From the very beginning, Plymate has been proud to call Central Indiana home. Working with other organizations that care deeply about strengthening this community will continue to be a […]

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Co-worker of the Quarter: Meet Eric Fisher

Eric Fisher is Plymate’s Q2 outstanding co-worker, and we’re thrilled to present him with this honor! Eric’s been with us since 2014 and embodies our belief that co-workers make the difference in our company each and every day. A team player, Eric frequently helps others by showing up to help other Service Representatives with tasks […]

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Plymate’s Net Promoter Score Revealed!

Many companies work hard to earn customer loyalty, and Plymate is no exception. We created our business in 1930 to be customer-focused and provide the highest level of service possible, and that’s been our goal ever since. Customers have choices when it comes to their uniform and mat rental services. We want to be their […]

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Customer Spotlight: Avon Community Schools

90 years in business has taught us several invaluable lessons on customer relationships within the variety of markets we service: manufacturing, auto, municipalities, government, healthcare, and education to name a few. As Central Indiana’s premiere uniform and floor mat provider, we’ve learned what industries are a good fit for not only Plymate, but for prospects […]

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The Secrets to Exceptional Customer Retention

Earning new customers is a good thing. Retaining those customers is even better. Some companies spend a lot of time attracting new business. But when it comes to the long game, keeping one loyal customer is better than gaining two. People build relationships on trust, and trust can break easily. At Plymate, we work extremely […]

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A Better Bathroom: Our Facility Services

In addition to uniform and mat rentals, Plymate provides facility services to our customers that help their business run smoothly and efficiently. An example? Restrooms! Indeed, restrooms are a part of every facility. And proper upkeep and stocking takes time. Plymate manages convenient facility services programs for our customers that includes unique branding, reliable delivery, […]

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Co-Worker of the Quarter: Meet Linda Anderson

It’s that time again! At Plymate’s recent quarterly meeting we had the opportunity to name our new Co-worker of the Quarter. This is a person we choose to honor for their attitude and work ethic, recognizing the ways they’ve contributed to our company’s success. We can’t do it without our dedicated co-workers, who make all […]

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Plymate’s Annual Awards Banquet

Every spring, Plymate holds an awards banquet to honor co-workers and recognize award recipients. It’s a wonderful annual tradition, and we got to hold another Awards Banquet last week. This year’s banquet was at the Indiana Grand Racing and Casino. The event always includes a delicious dinner, entertainment, and a relaxed backdrop to enjoy colleagues […]

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The Anatomy of a Great Mat Rental Partnership

After nearly 90 years in business, we’ve learned countless lessons about what it means to build good working relationships. What we’ve realized time and time again is this: keeping customers is directly related to keeping your word. As Indiana’s premiere floor mat provider, we’re fortunate to work with so many great local customers and form […]

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Open Door Policy: 3 Key Benefits

As an organization, Plymate prioritizes open lines of communication. So much so, that we’ve named it as one of the core values we keep at the center of our identity. We are a floor mat and uniform rental company, of course. But to be any good at our job, we have to be effective listeners […]

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Core Values in Action: Co-Workers Make the Difference

As a company, we’ve identified a handful of core values. Plymate has grown a lot since our founding in 1930. There are many day-to-day decisions we make to keep our uniform and mat rental services running efficiently. For us, having a foundation of core values—those things that matter most—helps guide all our smaller decisions and stay […]

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Giving Back is Sweet: Plymate’s Community Involvement

There’s a lot beyond our doors. We’ve recognized since the beginning that Plymate is part of a larger community here in Central Indiana. On a very practical level, we exist to provide uniform and floor mat rental services. If you take a step back, our deeper goal is to help businesses and individuals get what […]

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Recognizing What’s Right: Co-Worker of the Quarter

At Plymate, we provide services to customers in the form of floor mat and uniform rentals (plus a few other services!) That’s what we do. But what truly sets us apart–the momentum behind what we do–is who we are. We’re Plymate, yes; but at the heart of it, we’re individuals who commit to showing up […]

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