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Emerald Textiles Hires Chief Financial Officer, Christopher Lake

San Diego, CA, December 29, 2021 - Emerald Textiles (“Emerald” or the “Company”), a portfolio company of Los Angeles-based private investment firm Pacific Avenue Capital Partners, LLC (“Pacific Avenue”), announces Christopher Lake has joined the executive management team and has been appointed Chief Financial Officer. “We are excited to add Christopher to the Emerald team. Christopher compliments our strong performance-oriented... Read More

Emerald Textiles™ Announces Expansion of West Coast Footprint Through The Acquisition Of Assets From Angelica Corporation

San Diego, December 4, 2021 – Emerald Textiles™ (“Emerald”), a portfolio company of Los Angeles-based private investment firm Pacific Avenue Capital Partners, LLC (“Pacific Avenue”), announced that it has acquired the West Coast assets of Angelica Corporation (“Angelica”), a national healthcare linen service provider. The transaction includes nine facilities and allows Emerald to expand into the Phoenix and Las Vegas... Read More

Emerald Textiles™ Announces Jaye Park Retirement

San Diego, CA, November 1, 2021 - Emerald Textiles (“Emerald” or the “Company”), a portfolio company of Los Angeles-based private investment firm Pacific Avenue Capital Partners, LLC (“Pacific Avenue”), announces the retirement of Jaye Park, former President of Emerald Textiles. “After 11 remarkable years of leading Emerald’s fast-moving expansion to 6 facilities across California, Nevada, and Utah, our Emerald leadership... Read More

Emerald Textiles Announces Expansion of Leadership Team With Vice President of Sales, Robert Hines

San Diego, CA, AUGUST 31, 2021 - Emerald Textiles (“Emerald” or the “Company”), a portfolio company of Los Angeles-based private investment firm Pacific Avenue Capital Partners, LLC (“Pacific Avenue”), announces the addition of Robert Hines, Vice President of Sales, joining Emerald’s expanding senior leadership team. “I am very pleased to bring aboard Robert Hines as our new Vice President of... Read More

Executive Insights

EXECUTIVE INSIGHTS What long-term impact do you think COVID-19 will have on hospitals’ use of reusable healthcare textiles, such as isolation gowns? COVID-19 fundamentally made the healthcare linen industry more relevant as healthcare providers sought alternatives to disposables for PPE. Not only as a substitution for disposables, but more importantly assuring an uninterrupted supply of gowns and related items to... Read More

Kratky Joins Emerald Textiles Executive Team

Original Article Here 12/8/2020 Emerald Textiles, a portfolio company of Los Angeles-based private investment firms Pacific Avenue Capital Partners, LLC and Highland Avenue Funds, LLC announced that Andrew Kratky has joined the executive management team and was appointed President of California, according to a news release. “We are excited to have Andy join the Emerald team.  Andy has a proven... Read More

Emerald Textiles Adds to Management Team

Original Article Here 12/4/2020 Emerald Textiles recently announced that Andrew Kratky has joined its executive management team. Kratky will serve as president of California, according to a news release. “We are excited to have Andy join the Emerald team. Andy has a proven track record of success and has established deep relationships in the healthcare services industry,” said Chris Sznewajs,... Read More

Emerald Textiles Strengthens Management Team by Hiring President of California Operations, Andrew Kratky

Original Article Here LOS ANGELES, CA — Emerald Textiles (“Emerald” or the “Company”), a portfolio company of Los Angeles-based private investment firms Pacific Avenue Capital Partners, LLC (“Pacific Avenue”) and Highland Avenue Funds, LLC (“Highland”) announced that Andrew (“Andy”) Kratky has joined the executive management team and was appointed President of California.       “We are excited to have Andy... Read More

Emerald Textiles Hires New Business Development Manager, Egbert Dugall

San Diego, CA, February 15, 2021 - Emerald Textiles (“Emerald” or the “Company”), a portfolio company of Los Angeles-based private investment firm Pacific Avenue Capital Partners, LLC (“Pacific Avenue”), announces Egbert Dugall has joined the corporate management team and has been appointed Business Development Manager.  “We are excited to add Egbert Dugall to the Emerald team. His role will serve... Read More

Emerald Textiles Recertifies Turlock, Calif., Location For Hygienically Clean Healthcare

October 18, 2019 ALEXANDRIA, Va. — October 18, 2019 — Emerald Textiles, a healthcare linen provider serving the West Coast market, has had its Turlock, Calif., plant recertified Hygienically Clean for Healthcare. Hygienically Clean is the quantified, validated standard and measure for hygienically clean textiles in North America since 2011, and this re-certification reflects this laundry’s ongoing commitment to best... Read More