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Cintas in Wichita, KS, Recognized by OSHA for Safe Operations


Cintas Corp. recently announced that its Wichita, KS, location received the Voluntary Protection Program (VPP) Star certification from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). Cintas’ employee-partners were joined at a ceremony by several special guests, including Ryan Hodge, OSHA’s acting area director in Wichita.

In Other News this Week


Additional recent headlines from consumer media of interest to linen, uniform and facility services operators, and especially readers of Textile Services Weekly.

Strategic Planning Provides Guidance to Board and Staff


The TRSA Strategic Planning Committee, comprised of a diverse range of linen, uniform and facility services industry executives, met in Chicago to review organizational progress toward metrics-driven initiatives and to provide guidance to the Board of Directors on opportunities for TRSA to improve member value and return on investment over the next five years.

NorCal Community Welcomes New Emerald Plant


City officials, including the mayor, two city council members and the local police chief of Livingston, CA, joined in a warm welcome for Emerald Textiles at a July 12 groundbreaking ceremony at the site of the new 84,000-square-foot (7,803-square-meter) complex that’s undergoing renovations for use as an acute-care healthcare laundry starting this fall.

Paleczny Promoted at Thermopatch


Thermopatch, Syracuse, NY, recently announced the promotion of John Paleczny to manager of sales & marketing. In this role, Paleczny will have the primary responsibility for marketing Thermopatch’s products and services to include advertising, trade shows, product promotions, as well as managing the field sales team, according to a news release.

VF Taps Bruce to Lead Dickies Brand


VF Corp. recently announced the appointment of Denny Bruce to the position of global brand president, Dickies®. He will report to Curt Holtz, executive vice president and group president, workwear, according to a news release.

White Plains Linen Expands with E-Commerce Division


White Plains Linen, Peekskill, NY, recently launched a new division aimed at servicing restaurants, catering venues, hotels and country clubs outside of its rental service territory. The new division, called Wholesale Chefwear, provides food-and-beverage and hospitality customers with a wide variety of back-of-the-house items.