Pre-WWII Innovations in Laundry

As far back as the 30’s the Rawlinson family has been pushing the innovation envelope. George H. Rawlinson filed a series of patents for garment pressing machines during the pre-WWII era. The nitty gritty details can be seen here,┬áhere, here … Continue reading

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Part 1: Q&A with New System President Mark Rawlinson

George H. Rawlinson got the first rinse cycle started in 1917. Today, New System is lead by Mark Rawlinson, President of New System. Q: What are your earliest memories of the family business? A: My earliest memories are sitting around … Continue reading

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Happy 100th Birthday to the T-shirt!

This article featured on mnn.com does a great job outlining the 13 most iconic moments in the history of the T-shirt. From its launch in 1913 when they were issued to U.S. Navy submariners through the 60’s when rock t’s … Continue reading

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