See the History
Gary has been involved in the laundry business most of his life. He is a third-generation owner/operator. In his early 20’s, he was General Manager of New Richmond Laundries. In 1973, his father sold most of the business. This caused Gary to start looking to buy a business for himself.
In 1983 Gary was informed that Troy Laundry, a local family laundry, was interested in selling their business. Gary and Tim Tomlinson purchased the business in 1985. Gary took over as President and CEO.
Albert Tomlinson starts Prim/New Richmond laundries in Seattle.
Son Harold Tomlinson sells to Troy Laundry Family.
Tim and Gary Tomlinson Purchase Troy Laundry and started New Richmond Laundry.
Gary Tomlinson sold New Richmond when building was purchased by Vulcan.
Gary and Tim Tomlinson purchased Peerless Laundry in Tacoma, WA and established Tomlinson Linen Service.
Timothy T. Tomlinson
Tim Tomlinson has spent many years in the laundry business, most recently as Co-Owner and Vice President of Tomlinson Linen Service, and earlier as co-own…
Food Service Linen
Professional food service linen elevates the dining experience. That’s exactly what you get from Tomlinson.
High-quality healthcare linen is essential for the comfort and recovery of patients. Let us help.
A hotel’s hospitality is determined by linen quality. Leave no room for dissatisfaction with us.
A clean floor is a safe floor. Get the mats, mops, and supplies needed to keep it that way.
Restroom and Sanitation Supplies
There’s no supplement for a clean and sanitary restroom. We’ll keep your supplies stocked.
Get the garments, mats, and products necessary to safely operate grocery stores here.
Areas We Serve
Centrally located in Tacoma, Washington, we have served the Seattle & Tacoma areas since 1985.
We Provide Linen Rental Service
from Bellingham to Olympia, and The Olympic Peninsula to the Cascade Foothills.
- Seattle, WA
- Bainbridge Island, WA
- SeaTac, WA
- Shoreline, WA
- Burien, WA
- Normandy Park, WA
- Edmonds, WA
- Tukwila, WA
- Anacortes, WA