NAM Chief Lauds New Clean Water Rule

Jan 18, 2019

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently proposed a new Clean Water Rule, which would provide long overdue clarity to water protections, according to news reports. TRSA works closely on key regulatory issues with the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM), which applauded the rule at a recent announcement.

Tipton Promoted at JENSEN USA

Jan 18, 2019

TRSA associate member JENSEN USA Inc., Panama City, FL, recently announced that it has promoted Blaine Tipton to regional sales manager for the Midwest territory. The territory encompasses Indiana, Illinois, Iowa, Ohio, Michigan, Minnesota and Wisconsin, according to a news release.

Legislative Conf. to Feature Advocacy, Awards Dinner

Jan 18, 2019

TRSA’s 9th Annual Legislative Conference in Washington, DC, on March 27-28 is your best opportunity to establish relationships and help educate our nation’s policymakers on the issues that are important to you and your companies. The conference agenda includes an opening keynote, Hill Day issue briefing, TRSAPAC reception and Industry Awards dinner on March 27, plus a Hill Day and Congressional Lunch the following day.

TRSA to Publish Industry Buyers’ Guide in March

Jan 18, 2019

TRSA’s printed guide with associate (supplier) members’ contact and product/service data will transform in March from a standalone publication to a new Linen, Uniform and Facility Services Buyers’ Guide appearing in Textile Services magazine.

UniFirst Plans Grand Opening at New LA-Area Plant

Jan 17, 2019

UniFirst Corp. will host a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Jan. 30 to mark the opening of its new 73,000-square-foot, state-of-the-art industrial laundry in Santa Fe Springs, CA. The facility in Los Angeles County has created more than 100 jobs, according to a news release.

Tyler Retires from Encompass; Will Pursue Consulting

Jan 11, 2019

Ken Tyler, who over a long career has played leading roles as a combat Marine, an executive overseeing laundries for the U.S. Veterans Administration, and most recently as a vice president of government operations for Encompass Group LLC, recently announced plans to retire from his post with the textile supplier.

Lapauw USA Hires Two Industry Sales Veterans

Jan 11, 2019

TRSA associate member Lapauw USA LLC, Park City, UT, recently announced the hiring of two laundry industry veterans, Joseph Amaral and James “J.B.” Marquette. The two new hires each have the title of regional sales director, and are responsible for business development, customer relations and industry advocacy in a variety of industry segments in the Western and Eastern United States, respectively.