Healthcare Laundry: Shifting Venues, Safety Spur Growth


A patient’s initial visit to a healthcare provider for treatment traditionally has taken place in the individual’s primary care physician’s office. Frequently if such a location outsources its linen, uniform and facility services, it’s a small account for the service provider. Recent developments suggest that shifting healthcare consumer behavior could enable such providers to more effectively capitalize on reusable textile consumption resulting from patients’ entry into the healthcare ecosystem.

Health Mats, Eagles Announce Autism Challenge


On May 18, Health Mats, a TRSA member, will sponsor and participate for a second year in the Eagles Autism Challenge. Team Health Mats will join the entire Philadelphia Eagles National Football League organization and thousands of supporters as they collectively ride, run or walk to raise funds for cutting-edge autism research and programs. One hundred percent of participant-raised funds benefit autism research and programs at a coalition of leading institutions in the Philadelphia area including Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Drexel University and Thomas Jefferson University and Jefferson Health.

SGC Promotes Schwartz to Fashion Seal VP


Superior Group of Companies Inc. (SGC), Seminole, FL, recently announced the promotion of Dan Schwartz, formerly the senior director of operations, Fashion Seal Healthcare®, to the position of vice president of Fashion Seal Healthcare®.

Diedling Announces Retirement


Pellerin Milnor Corp., Kenner, LA, recently announced the retirement of Applications Engineering Manager Mike Diedling. Diedling began his career in the laundry industry as an industrial engineer for Morgan Services, where he worked on increasing the efficiency and productivity of their plants. He then joined the Milnor family in 1978 as an industrial engineer in the Laundry Engineering Department, according to a news release.