Simple beginnings 100 years ago
Century Linen & Uniform is one of the largest and most up-to-date commercial laundry, linen and uniform service operations in the United States. We specialize in healthcare linen services, table linens, dust control and uniform rental services to restaurants, hotels, motels, and commercial and industrial business.
Founded in 1915 by Frank Robison and Willard Smith, as Robison & Smith, Century Linen & Uniform found its start by picking up household laundry in Amsterdam, NY, traveling by horse and buggy. The business flourished and grew, expanding into commercial laundry. In October 1947, the company lost Mr. Robison in a tragic accident. The Smith family then acquired full ownership of the company from Mr. Robison’s family, keeping the traditional name in the founders’ honor.