Refugee Resettlement Cuts Hurt MI Laundry

Mar 29, 2018

Citing security concerns, the administration of President Donald Trump has dramatically reduced refugee resettlement efforts in states such as Michigan, according to news reports. These actions have led to funding cuts for nonprofit groups that help immigrants acclimate to life in the U.S. At the same time, the lower numbers of refugees have hurt recruiting efforts by businesses like Reino Linen in Brownstown Township, a Detroit suburb, that have hired immigrant labor to help operate their healthcare laundry there.

Paris Adds Five More LPG Trucks to its Fleet

Mar 28, 2018

TRSA operator member Paris Cos., DuBois, PA, recently converted nearly half of its delivery fleet from gasoline to liquefied petroleum gas (LPG). Paris Cos. accessed funds from Pennsylvania’s Alternative Fuels Incentive Grant Program to help cover the costs for the vehicle purchases, according to a news release.

TRSA Members Honored for Apparel Programs

Mar 28, 2018

Several TRSA member companies recently were recognized as Image of the Year (IOY) Award winners for having the best apparel programs in North America. The companies were honored at a recent ceremony held by the North American Association of Uniform Manufacturers and Distributors (NAUMD) at the Marriott Grand in St. Louis, according to a news release.

Three TRSA Members Make Forbes’ ‘Just 100’

Mar 28, 2018

Forbes magazine recently issued its “Just 100” list of what it describes as “America’s best corporate citizens” based on a survey of 72,000 Americans, coupled with an analysis of nearly 1,000 of the nation’s largest publicly held firms.

TRSA Members Advocate, Share Expertise in DC

Mar 23, 2018

TRSA members made the case for pro-business regulatory and legislative policy on Capitol Hill in the morning and huddled in association committee meetings in the afternoon of the second day of the Eighth Annual Leadership & Legislative Conference. Both activities combined their voices and knowledge to prime their companies individually and collectively for further growth.

Awards Dinner Highlights Day One of Leadership & Leg. Conf.

Mar 23, 2018

Activities during the first day of TRSA’s 8th Annual Leadership & Legislative Conference neatly fit the first half of this event’s name. Most of the nearly 100 attendees navigated airline schedules snarled across the nation by heavy East Coast snow to prepare to speak on behalf of their industry and companies on visits to Capitol Hill the next day. While this preparation included reviewing pending legislation of concern to linen, uniform and facility services, the groundwork consisted mostly of learning from shining examples of leadership in executive, corporate and public service roles.