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In Other News this Week

Aug 16, 2019

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

EMI Commencement – Celebrating Connections

Aug 16, 2019

TRSA’s 55th Annual Executive Management Institute (EMI) concluded with a rousing send-off for 14 Year Four graduates during an Aug. 15 commencement ceremony at the College Park Marriott Hotel and Conference Center just off the campus of the University of Maryland.

Gurtler Completes Phase I Expansion

Aug 16, 2019

Gurtler Industries Inc. recently announced the completion of the initial phase of a 68,000-square-foot expansion of its headquarters production/office facility in South Holland, IL, according to a news release.

Cintas’ Grand Rapids Location Gets MIOSHA Award for Safe Operations

Aug 16, 2019

Cintas Corp.’s Grand Rapids, MI, location recently received the Michigan Voluntary Protection Program (MVPP) Star certification from the Michigan Occupational Safety and Health Administration (MIOSHA) for workplace safety and health excellence, according to a news release. The award was presented by MIOSHA Consultation Education and Training Director Nella Davis-Ray and was accepted by plant General Manager Jackie Nilson on behalf of all employees.

PMI Honors Graduating Class on 30th Anniversary

Aug 16, 2019

TRSA recently held a ceremony for its 30th Annual Roger F. Cocivera Production Management Institute (PMI) graduating class at the College Park Marriott Hotel and Conference Center on the campus of the University of Maryland. The graduation ceremony capped off a full week of education specifically tailored for linen, uniform and facility services production managers and personnel.

TCATA CEO Dies in Florida Interstate Incident

Aug 12, 2019

David Cotter, the CEO of the Textile Care Allied Trades Association (TCATA), passed away on Aug. 9 after being struck by a tractor-trailer on Interstate 4 in Polk County (FL), according to news reports. The Polk County Sheriff’s Office continues to investigate the incident.

MMI Targets Technology, Best Practices and More

Aug 9, 2019

As plant technology continues to advance, the value of well-prepared maintenance teams and other plant professionals grows ever-more urgent. That’s why you or your team members should consider attending TRSA’s 27th Annual Maintenance Management Institute (MMI) at the Palms Casino Resort & Spa in Las Vegas, NV.

Wildman Honors Longtime Gurtler Rep

Aug 9, 2019

Wildman Business Group, Warsaw, IN, recently paid tribute to Doug Oren of Gurtler Industries Inc. for more than 25 years of dedicated service as the chemical company’s representative to the launderer, according to a Wildman news release.