CA Title 22 Update: From the Five-Yard Line to One Foot Away

Aug 31, 2018

Thanks to the efforts of those TRSA members who attended TRSA’s California Legislative Conference, the association’s initiative to reform the onerous Title 22 regulation, AB 2679 sponsored by assembly member Patrick O’Donnell, only has one more step to become law. The California State Senate voted unanimously to approve the measure, which was then quickly voted on in the assembly to concur. California Gov. Jerry Brown’s (D) signature is all that is left for this effort to become law.

TRSA Members Top Apparel, Sales Lists

Aug 31, 2018

Several TRSA operator and associate member companies recently secured positions on both Selling Power magazine’s annual list of the “50 Best Companies to Sell For,” and Apparel magazine’s “Top 50” apparel companies list.

TRSA Podcast Cracks iTunes Top 10

Aug 31, 2018

TRSA’s brand-new podcast offering, the “Linen, Uniform & Facility Services Podcast – Interviews & Insights by TRSA,” reached the top 10 in the iTunes store shortly after its release on Aug. 27. With three episodes available now, this new audio series features thought leaders from the commercial laundry industry, as well as business experts and renowned speakers from TRSA’s conferences and educational events.

Watson Promoted to President & CFO at Leonard

Aug 31, 2018

TRSA associate member Leonard Automatics Inc., Denver, NC, recently announced that the company promoted Greg Watson to the role of president and CFO. Watson joined Leonard Automatics in January 2017 as the company’s CFO. In just over a year, Watson has achieved many improvements and implementations of new systems at the company, according to a news release.

TRSA Facilitates Congressional Visit at POS

Aug 30, 2018

Prudential Overall Supply in Riverside, CA, recently hosted Rep. Mark Takano (D-CA) on a plant tour to give him an in-depth look at the operations of an industrial laundry. The tour emanated from a meeting several TRSA leaders had with Rep. Takano during the Annual Summer TRSAPAC Fly-In.

W.C. ‘Cam’ Buffington Retires from Colmac

Aug 30, 2018

Cam Buffington, a former president of Colmac Industries Inc., Colville, WA, recently announced via a LinkedIn post that he’s retiring from the company. He’ll work instead for his family’s business, Buffington Properties and Investments.

AdStudy Incentive Winners Announced

Aug 30, 2018

TRSA recently completed a readership study of the July issue of Textile Services magazine. The AdStudy® survey was conducted in partnership with Signet Research Inc., Englewood, NJ. A total of 150 magazine subscribers completed the study. As an incentive to encourage participation in the survey, TRSA offered five $100 gift cards. Winners were selected through a random drawing of survey participants by Signet Research.