New Aramark CEO Discusses Corporate Strategy, Uniform Biz


John Zillmer, who took over as CEO of Aramark on Oct. 7 following the resignation of Eric Foss, recently sat down with The Philadelphia Inquirer to discuss his plans for the company and the challenges it faces, as well as his thoughts on its uniform division.

MMI: Plant Tours, Debrief Offer Hands-On Learning Experience


TRSA’s 27th Annual Maintenance Management Institute (MMI) at the Palms Casino Resort & Spa in Las Vegas kicked off with tours of two high-efficiency linen and uniform service operators, Brady Linen Services and Nevada Linen Supply. TRSA Production Summit attendees also toured the facilities along with MMI students.

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.

Penn Emblem Gets Recertified by the WBENC


Penn Emblem recently achieved certification as a Women’s Business Enterprise by the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC) for 2019-2020. Penn was first certified in 2010, according to a news release.

Labor Lawyer Details Ways to Master Wage Laws


TRSA’s latest webinar, titled “Mastering the Wage Laws to Save Money and Improve Efficiencies,” featured Scott Kamins, an attorney with the firm Offit Kurman. Kamins has presented to TRSA members at several events, including Clean 2019 in New Orleans.

Webinar: Ideas for Attracting & Retaining Drivers


A fleet-management expert offered insights on driver-staffing issues during a recent free webinar, titled, “The Secret to Attracting & Retaining Talented Drivers.” The online session, which aired on Oct. 21, was sponsored by the Global Ground Transportation Institute, Marlton, NJ. Mike McDonal, a veteran fleet manager and the current director of regulatory compliance for Saucon Technologies, Baltimore, led the presentation.

ARCO/Murray Promotes Hearld, Adds to Staff


ARCO/Murray, Downers Grove, IL, recently announced Justin Hearld’s promotion to director of operations for the Laundry Division. Additionally, ARCO/Murray also hired two new project managers to the Laundry Division, according to a news release.

Inaugural TXCA & CLE Show a Success in Shanghai


The Texcare Asia and China Laundry Expo (TXCA & CLE) closed its doors recently at the Shanghai New International Expo Centre after three successful days of business. A total of 25,202 visitors came to Shanghai to boost their business and grow their global network, according to a news release.