Healthcare Laundries: Lower Costs, Innovate to Survive


COVID-19 is fueling a reinvention of the healthcare delivery system in North America. As laundry operators, your challenge is to work with C-suite healthcare executives to help them navigate this new world. Otherwise, your company could sink along with its hospital customers.

Ricci Gathers Global Intel on National Associations Call


The European Textile Services Association (ETSA) recently hosted a monthly COVID-19 update with an audience of global linen, uniform and facility services association executives. The most recent call was hosted on July 28, and included Joseph Ricci, the president and CEO of TRSA.

Report Plots Industry’s Path to Recovery from COVID-19


Anticipated impacts of the economic shifts created by COVID-19 are described in TRSA’s new Looking Forward: Linen, Uniform and Facility Services Industry Challenges and Opportunities report, which portrays the transformed business environment facing the industry and identifies strategies to overcome barriers to growth.

WSI Donates Hand Sanitizer


To help first responders, medical transports and nursing homes in the Greater Cincinnati area meet their urgent need for hand sanitizer, WSI recently donated cases of 16-ounce bottles, according to a news release. 

Kemco Systems Hires Regional Sales Manager


Nathan Mein recently joined the staff at Kemco Systems, a global water and energy technology company based in Clearwater, FL. Mein will serve as a regional sales manager, according to a news release.

Milliken Increases Inventory of Reusable Medical Fabrics


Milliken & Co., Spartanburg, SC, has invested significant resources to increase domestic production of its Milliken Perimeter™ advanced medical fabrics. Since March, the company has distributed more than 10 million yards of reusable medical fabrics in response to the global shortage of personal protective equipment (PPE). This recent inventory increase signals Milliken’s continued commitment to ensuring a sustainable, U.S.-based PPE supply chain, according to a news release.

TRSA Presents Webinar on Arc Flash and Electrical Safety


Stephen Herzig, COO at Herzig Engineering, Kansas City, MO, presented a recent webinar on electrical safety and arc flash events. During his hour-long presentation, Herzig emphasized the importance of meeting workplace safety standards set by the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA).