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Production Summit & Plant Tours - Feb. 2017

Wed, 02/08/2017 - 8:00am - Thu, 02/09/2017 - 12:30pm

Get ideas for new plant operations strategies
Catch up with emerging industry-wide best practices
Make and renew contacts with peers, experts
Tour two (2) plants opened in 2014
Who Should Attend
  • General, Plant, Production Managers
  • Graduates of TRSA EMI and PMI
  • Engineering, Maintenance Personnel
  • Others responsible for production supervision, inventory control, product quality
Wednesday, February 8
7–8 am                Breakfast
8–9:15 am          Manufacturers as Laundry Role Models
9:30-10:45 am    Mat Safety and Legal Repercussions
                           Including: Doug Waldman, President, Superior Linen Service
                           Tyler Fowler, President, Textile Services Division, Mountville Mills, Inc.
11 am–12 pm      Best Fleet Practices across Industries
12–1 pm                Lunch
1 – 2 pm             Talent Recruiting and Development
2:15–3:15 pm      Diversity in Production Leadership
                            TRSA Women in Textile Services Committee
                               Moderator: Barb Herman, Laundry Apparel, SanMar Corp.
              :                Cori Bakos, Plant Manager, Universal Linen
                               Kelly Saliba, HR Specialist, Economy Linen
                               Kelly Starman, Business Development Specialist, Regent Apparel
3:30 – 4:15 pm    Plant Design Trends Panel
5 – 6:30 pm             Welcome Reception
Thursday, February 9
7–8 am                       Breakfast
8–11 am                 Plant Tours
                                 Admiral Linen & Uniform Service by Alsco
                                 HealthAssure by Alsco
11:30 am–12:30 pm Plant Tour Debriefing
                                 Q&A with Plant Tour Host Representatives
Educational Sessions with Subject Matter Experts
TRSA’s Production Summit & Plant Tours bring attendees up to speed on the latest process improvements for better throughput and increased profitability in plant operations.  General sessions and market-specific breakouts provide powerful and immediate take-home value, updating participants on industry developments and refining their management and production skills. Market areas to be covered:
  • Healthcare
  • Industrial
  • Linen
Network with Industry’s Most Successful Operators
Attendees evaluate processes and management techniques, guided by plant technology and operations experts. Meeting and reuniting at subsequent Summits maximizes access to these experienced professionals from TRSA member companies, the industry’s most productive and profitable organizations.
Hotel Reservations

Hilton Houston Post Oak
2001 Post Oak Blvd., Houston, TX 77056
Attendees must call Hilton reservation line at (800) 445-8667. To reserve a room, tell them the reservation is for Hilton Houston Post Oak. All individual reservations must be guaranteed with a major credit card at time of reservation. After the due date of January 24, 2017, if a guaranteed room is not canceled 72 hours prior to arrival, payment for the full rate on that room will be charged. Attendees may also make reservation directly via this link here.
Room Rate/Group Code
Ask for the "TRSA” room rate of $189 before January 24, 2017. Limited availability. After the January 24, 2017 deadline, regular room rates will apply. 
The Hilton Houston Oak Post is located about 28 miles from the Houston Intercontinental Airport.
Cancellation Policy: Written cancellations received by January 24, 2017 will receive a full refund minus a 25% processing fee. Cancellations received after January 24, 2017 will not be refunded and cannot be credited to another TRSA program or event. Refunds will not be granted for no-shows. Cancellations will not be processed until after the event.
Dress Code
Business casual attire for all sessions & Plant tours.


Hilton Houston Post Oak Houston, TX