Exemplary Attention to Customers Wins TRSA Accolades


Two TRSA member linen and uniform service operators and two associates (industry suppliers) are winners of the 2020 TRSA Above and Beyond Service Awards. This accolade acknowledges both rare efforts outside the normal course of business, such as addressing a customer emergency or pressing need. More often, such acts are part of the normal course, but are especially responsive, empathetic or pleasantly surprising to customers, setting a higher standard for others to follow.

Alsco Equips RSRs with New High-Vis Apparel


Starting this month, Alsco’s route sales representatives (RSRs) will have a brand-new and safer look. With Alsco representatives in and out of their vehicles near traffic zones every day visiting the company’s 350,000 customers, their safety is the company’s top concern, according to a news release.

Cholodofsky Rises to VP Role at Penn Emblem


Penn Emblem recently announced the promotion of Robert Cholodofsky as the company’s vice president of information technology. Cholodofsky has served as Penn Emblem’s director of information technology for the past 3.5 years, planning, managing and implementing strategic projects and initiatives as directed by senior management, according to a news release.

Joris Named President of the Girbau Group


Girbau recently appointed Serge Joris as its president. Joris’ professional career spans more than 25 years working in critical roles at global companies in the technology and industry sectors, according to a news release.

TRSA Honors Members’ Corporate Cultures that Foster Workplace Diversity


Three national linen and uniform service chains have won TRSA’s 2020 Diversity Recognition Award, reflecting these members’ dedication to the “unlikeness” of individuals and their encouragement or facilitation of such variation in human qualities in their workforces. Winners will receive their trophies March 25 at the TRSA Legislative Conference in Washington.