Enjoy low weekly rental costs, pick-up, cleaning and complete deliveries.

Tablecloths, Napkins, Towels and More


Choose Dempsey and enjoy three unique benefits:

Highest Quality Products and Processes

Dempsey’s commitment to cleanliness through third-party, quantified, biological testing and inspection is validated by TRSA™ Hygienically Clean Food Service Certification. This ensures the textiles we launder meet appropriate hygienically clean standards and best management practices. Inspectors verify our laundry practices, certify our plant’s operational flowchart, and make sure procedures are mapped and employees’ use of personal protective equipment (PPE) is documented. We invest in technologies to provide hygienically clean linen that helps protect the health and safety of guests and employees. Textiles are processed using highly advanced laundering equipment, inspected by the most tenured team in the business, and securely wrapped in plastic for delivery. This saves you time and money, and provides some much-needed peace of mind.

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Most Reliable Deliveries

We understand that linen shortages can really slow your restaurant down, frustrating employees and affecting your restaurant’s image.

To increase your restaurant’s efficiency, we leverage technologies, like our VacuTrack™ and MobileLink™ systems, to make complete deliveries on your scheduled delivery day. We accurately track the soiled linens you turn in, maintain deep inventories of the products you use, and route our trucks with GPS precision to make sure your delivery is on schedule.

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Lowest Total Cost

Invoices from other restaurant linen suppliers can be frustrating. They may not even tell you how many linens you’re using.

At Dempsey Uniform & Linen Supply, we harness technologies, like our VacuTrack™, CustomerPortal, and SilverSaver™ systems, to provide you with knowledge and insight via an online Customer Portal. This proprietary interface enables you to view and adjust your orders to control the total cost. We only bill you based on usage, plus, when employees leave flatware in your soil bags, we collect and return it to you at no additional cost.

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Scranton, PA Restaurants trust us to help them look good.

Not all linen companies are created equally. Dempsey Uniform & Linen Supply is a top-rated restaurant linen services company. We offer restaurant linen rentals, linen services, and towel services to fine dining, cafés, country clubs, and food service companies.

Dempsey's $18 million commercial laundry service facility has received national recognition for its state-of-the art processing systems. From basic kitchen towels to colorful bib aprons to high quality tablecloths, restaurants have never looked so good! Plus, business owners are able to control their linen program and its cost like never before.

With Dempsey, you'll be able to concentrate on your customers and employees while our service runs seamlessly in the background. Your restaurant linens will be clean and crisp. Your delivery will be on-time and complete. And your billing will be based on your usage. Our innovative use of technology solves problems that restaurants have come to expect from other linen suppliers.

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Three reasons why top companies choose us...

Familiy Owned Business


We’ll treat you like one of the family.

Technology focused


Our Technology = Seamless Service

Excellent Reputation


Our excellent reputation is earned.

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After arriving through Ellis Island, early Immigrants from Italy and Ireland became the Tastemakers of Scranton

Scranton, Pennsylvania, is the sixth largest of the state’s cities, after Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Allentown, Erie, and Reading. Thoughout history, it’s been known for iron and steel making, coal mining, and railroading. When laborers in those industries decided to organize into some of America’s first labor unions, Scranton was the epicenter of that movement.

From 1892 to 1954, Ellis Island welcomed immigrants of many nationalities: Welsh, Irish, Italian, and southern and eastern Europeans. About the only thing these ethnically diverse groups had in common was their Catholicism. This was markedly different from the area’s earlier settlers, a fairly homogenous population of Protestants. The division between the two groups was clearly reflected in social status, with wealthy Protestant coal barons thriving at the top of the proverbial ladder, and poor Catholic laborers struggling at the bottom.

Ethnic traditions not only survive, but thrive in Scranton. The annual Saint Patrick’s Parade, held one Saturday prior to the 17th of March, attracts bagpipe and drum corps from across the region to what has become the fourth largest such parade in the United States – second by per-capita measures. Scranton’s parade acts as a “dress rehearsal” for big city bagpipe and drum corps based in nearby Binghamton, Philadelphia, and New York. Organizers claim the parade is the longest, consecutively held parade of its kind of America. At Dempsey Uniform & Linen Supply, marching in the parade is just one of the many ways in which we show our pride, support our community, and engage with our customers and their patrons. In the Scranton region, we provide linens, uniform rentals, and facility supplies to a wide variety of hospitality and dining establishments, including Posh at the Scranton Club, Stirna’s Restaurant, and Kelly’s Pub and Eatery.

Highly popular with their respective ethnic groups are festivals that pop up all summer long, celebrating Polish, Greek, German, Italian, and a host of other nationalities. In a fundraising effort, Orthodox churches and local Synagogues make delicious, traditional foodstuffs and sell them at annual fairs, carnivals, picnics, and other gatherings. Scrantonians in the know mark the dates on their calendars with great anticipation, relishing the chance to enjoy homemade pierogi, kiełbasa, zrazy, sour cucumber soup, souvlaki, gyros, spanakopita, bratwurst, kuchen, dumplings, gnocchi, calzones, pasta, and fried eggplant.

The restaurant scene also reflects and embraces the city’s ethnicity, with great Irish pubs peppering the neighborhoods in and around Scranton. One adjacent municipality, about 3.5 miles from Scranton, is Old Forge, best known for its number of authentic Italian restaurants. It even boasts its own style of pizza – rectangular, baked on an aromatic, bready crust, featuring an onion-laden sauce, and topped with a creative cheese blend. Old Forge even calls itself “The Pizza Capital of the World,” a place where a “pie” is known as a “tray” and a “slice” is called a “cut.”