TRSA operator member CITY Laundering Co. recently hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate the opening of the company’s new Polk City, IA, facility. The new building is significant because it’s a sign of growth in the area, according to CITY President Colin Wetlaufer.
David Hart, chairman, president and CEO, Mountville Mills Inc., LaGrange, GA, recently was named the winner of TRSA’s Maglin/Biggie Lifetime Achievement Award, honoring exceptional lifetime contributions by an associate member to improve the association and industry. Hart will receive his award during the Annual Awards Dinner on Oct. 17, in conjunction with the TRSA Annual Conference at the Meritage Resort & Spa, Napa, CA.
Prudential Cleanroom Services (PCS) recently hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony at its new cleanroom laundry processing plant in Nashua, NH. The 12:30 p.m. ceremony on June 28 drew more than 120 attendees, including employees, friends, family and local dignitaries.
With the last four editions of TRSA’s annual Industry Performance Report (IPR) indicating typical growth of production compensation as a percentage of sales rising almost 0.5 points per year, the heat is on to control this expense, pointing to TRSA’s 29th Annual Production Management Institute’s (PMI’s) temperature-reducing value.
TRSA operator member Crothall Healthcare, Wayne, PA, recently was named to Modern Healthcare’s list of the “Best Places to Work in Healthcare for 2018.” Crothall has won this prestigious award six times since it started in 2008, according to a news release.
Roughly 44% of all U.S. employers are looking to hire full-time, permanent employees in 2018, according to employment website CareerBuilder.com, underscoring the effort companies need to put into recruiting, cultivating and engaging staff. Top-tier skill building for up-and-coming industry management awaits at TRSA’s 54th Annual Ehrlich-Stempler Executive Management Institute (EMI), scheduled for Aug. 5-9 at the University of Maryland, Hyattsville, MD.
TRSA recently held an hour-long webinar titled “Creating a Quality-Assurance (QA) Manual.” The presentation detailed the steps to completing a quality-assurance inspection in your linen, uniform and facility services plant, and how to set up your company’s QA manual.