Reading, PA (September 15, 2011) - The October 2 episode of the Pennsylvania Cable Network’s (PCN) “PCN Tours” program will feature local company, Elbeco, Incorporated. The Pennsylvania company which employs nearly 300, has local facilities in both Frackville and Reading, PA. Elbeco produces 1.5 million garments for over 17,000 governmental agencies and private companies throughout North America, and is one of the largest manufacturers of professional uniform apparel in the country. It is also the largest employer of union sewers in the US.
The October 2 episode of “PCN Tours” will take viewers through Elbeco’s City Shirt facility in Frackville, highlighting the nearly 60 step process the company employs when constructing a uniform shirt. It features the company’s industrial cutting and sewing equipment, as well as the team of sewers, quality control and production workers who create the garments.
About PCN and PCN Tours
“PCN Tours” airs Sundays at 8:00 p.m. with encores scheduled on Mondays at 7:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. For details on upcoming PCN Tours programs, visit www.pcntv.com.
PCN is a nonprofit, noncommercial news organization created and supported by cable television companies. PCN receives no state or federal funding. Network programming is distributed on more than 150 cable systems in
Pennsylvania serving more than 10 million Pennsylvanians in 3.3 million homes. A complete listing of PCN affiliates and network channel designations is available by visiting PCN's website at www.pcntv.com
Elbeco Incorporated has been manufacturing uniforms for Police, Fire, EMS, Postal, Tactical, and Transportation personnel for over 100 years. With approximately 300 union-represented associates, the company is America's
premier and largest manufacturer of union-made uniforms, supplying over 17,000 agencies and private companies across the U.S. and Canada. Elbeco services the uniform needs of this professional community through its network of over 400 authorized dealers. Additional information about Elbeco Incorporated and its products can be found at www.elbeco.com.