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InvoTech Uniform System Reduces Labor Expense, Automates Tracking for Staff of 1,000; Interfaces with Automated Conveyor System to Provide Clean Uniforms in Seconds

Los Angeles, CA August 01, 2012

InvoTech Systems, Inc., provider of the GIMS™ uniform and linen inventory control system for hotels, casinos, resorts, and theme parks worldwide, announced Valley Forge Casino Resort, in King of Prussia, Pennsylvania (https://www.vfcasino.com) implemented its Uniform System to manage garments for its thousand-person staff. The property utilizes InvoTech's system interfaced to a White Conveyors U-Pick-It System for automated uniform delivery. The Valley Forge Casino Resort coordinated its uniform system selection and implementation with AJ Conveyor and Laundry Systems. Please click here for more information on InvoTech's uniform and laundry systems for efficient operations.

Valley Forge Casino Resort, in King of Prussia, Pennsylvania

Valley Forge Casino Resort, in King of Prussia, Pennsylvania

“InvoTech’s GIMS™ inventory software is easy for our staff to use. Plus, when an employee swipes their infrared barcode ID card at the uniform system door their uniforms and locker bags are delivered to the employees in seconds.”

'InvoTech's system is easy to use and delivers clean uniforms in seconds'

"We selected InvoTech for Valley Forge Casino Resort because its system is a proven, widely-installed uniform tracking system," said Mark Starrett, vice president and managing director of the Valley Forge Casino Resort. "InvoTech's GIMS™ inventory software is easy for our staff to use. Plus, when an employee swipes their infrared barcode ID card at the uniform system door their uniforms and locker bags are delivered to the employees in seconds. Anthony Bevilaque at AJ Conveyor did an excellent job of coordinating our entire system selection and implementation." Starrett noted an added benefit is that the property's clean-uniform pickup area is secure and safer than customary employee locker rooms typically found in larger businesses.

AJ Conveyor and Laundry Systems managed Valley Forge's uniform system automation project. "We worked with Valley Forge Casino Resort in its initial planning stage to design its uniform system operation and recommend vendors that would create efficiencies that minimize costs. We advised they use sdsdsdsds InvoTech's uniform tracking and inventorying system because it consistently performs very well in high-volume installations," said Anthony J. Bevilaque, AJ Conveyor's president.

InvoTech establishes accountability with electronic signature capture

"InvoTech's system at Valley Forge Casino Resort tracks which uniforms are issued to employees and which are at the laundry for accurate inventorying that reduces lost-uniform expenses," said Jeff Welles, vice president of InvoTech. "An electronic signature capture terminal records each employee's signature when uniforms are initially issued and when loaner uniforms are provided." Welles noted the electronic signature capture process enables Valley Forge Casino Resort to operate a virtually paperless laundry operation with accountability for each uniform. Our GIMS™ tracking reports identify which uniforms have not been returned by employees and laundries. In addition, uniform cleaning costs are entered into InvoTech and reports may be quickly generated to audit laundry expenses to update budgets.

InvoTech records uniform cost, size, and provider of each garment to simplify replacement

InvoTech's Uniform System establishes a perpetual uniform inventory and has extensive reporting capabilities to determine and forecast appropriate uniform purchases. The system tracks uniform inventory without manually sorting and hand-counting. InvoTech's Uniform System, in conjunction with White Conveyors' U-Pick-It System, provides significant cost saving benefits by eliminating losses, reducing purchases, and lowering laundry expenses and labor costs.

InvoTech has hundreds of satisfied clients worldwide in more than 30 countries, including hotels, resorts, casinos, theme parks, stadiums, arenas, convention centers, medical centers, cleanrooms, and laundries.

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About Valley Forge Casino Resort

Valley Forge Casino Resort contains two hotels, The Valley Forge Casino Tower and The Radisson Valley Forge Hotel, and the Valley Forge Convention Center. The Radisson offers 326 rooms, there's 100,000 square feet of Catering and Meeting space and the Resort provides expert wedding planners that design and plan some of the most beautiful and elegant weddings anywhere. Radisson Hotel offers a new fitness center and an outdoor garden pool. Formerly the Scanticon Hotel, The Valley Forge Casino Tower is an ideal place for world-class conferences, as well as a destination for couples and families to relax and refresh and it's just steps away from the brand new Casino and World Class new Restaurants: Pacific Prime (seafood & steaks) and Viviano's (classic Italian fare). The tower features 160 deluxe guest rooms and suites. To make a reservation to stay in The Valley Forge Casino Tower, please go to http://www.vfcasino.com or call 610-354-8118. Meetings, events, tradeshows and weddings can be professionally planned through the sales office at 610-265-1500. To make a reservation at The Radisson, go to http://www.vfcasino.com or phone 800-395-7046.