Supplier of linen to Irish hotels Kings Laundry has been purchased by French laundry services group Elis for an undisclosed sum.
According to The Irish Times, Kings Laundry, which is based in Tallaght and employs between 450 and 550 people depending on the season, currently supplies over 50,000 hotel bedrooms.
Commenting on the company's acquisition by Elis, Kings Laundry founder Robert McGovern told The Irish Times, "This is a really positive development for us. Elis is a multiservice provider, so there are huge opportunities for us to branch out into other sectors
"We are in a growing market and are constantly taking on more people and this deal will strengthen us further."
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