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Emerald Textiles Appoints Don Luckenbach Regional Director of Operations Across the Northern Territory

San Diego, CA, April 11, 2022 - Emerald Textiles™ (“Emerald” or the “Company”), a portfolio company of Los Angeles-based private investment firm Pacific Avenue Capital Partners, LLC (“Pacific Avenue”), linen and laundry healthcare commercial business, announces Don Luckenbach newly appointed to Regional Director of Operations. Don will oversee four Emerald Textiles facilities across Turlock, Livingston, and Fresno in California, as... Read More

Emerald Textiles Wave of Strategic Leadership Continues with Hire of Regional Director of Operations, Alphonso King

San Diego, CA, April 4, 2022 - Emerald Textiles™ (“Emerald” or the “Company”), a portfolio company of Los Angeles-based private investment firm Pacific Avenue Capital Partners, LLC (“Pacific Avenue”), linen and laundry healthcare commercial business, announces Alphonso King joins leadership as the new Regional Director of Operations. Alphonso will support Emerald’s high-performing facilities and operations across the Los Angeles greater... Read More

Emerald Textiles™ and special guests honor Jaye Park’s retirement for his celebrated achievements atop Mister A’s San Diego Rooftop

San Diego, CA, February 24, 2022 - Emerald Textiles celebrated the evening with a beautiful San Diego sunset coastal view as the evening’s backdrop for guest of honor, Jaye Park, who retired in November as former President of Emerald Textiles. For nearly 45 years, Jaye has been a trailblazer of the industry touching the lives of the many communities and... Read More

Emerald Textiles Promotes Egbert Dugall as New Vice President of Customer Experience

San Diego, CA, March 9, 2022 - 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 promotion of Egbert Dugall as the new Vice President of Customer Experience. Egbert will steward Emerald’s Customer Relationship Management team to deliver high performance in customer communication and service... Read More

Emerald Textiles™ Commerce Facility Invests in New Lavatec Equipment to Drive Higher Capacities and Efficiencies

San Diego, February 8th – Emerald Textiles™ (“Emerald”), a portfolio company of Los Angeles-based private investment firm Pacific Avenue Capital Partners, LLC (“Pacific Avenue”) has been investing major capital into their growing portfolio of commercial linen and laundry facilities across the West. Emerald recently installed a new Lavatec combined batch washer system (CBW) at the Commerce facility in Los Angeles,... Read More

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