Energenics Corp., Naples, FL, recently established a new company, MaxAssure Inc., to market and sell the UV-Max product family nationally to all markets, including the linen, uniform and facility services industry.
The Emergency Coronavirus Relief Act of 2020 signed by President Donald J. Trump (R) on Dec. 27 opens the door to approximately $900 billion in COVID-19 aid. Among its general provisions, the bill temporarily (through 2022) extends the $300 charitable deduction for nonitemizers, includes various disaster tax-relief provisions as well as provides funding for unemployment benefits, direct-economic payments to individuals, vaccine distribution and rental assistance. Additional economic stimulus payments for individuals of $600 are already being distributed while lawmakers debate increasing the payout to $2,000.
The House and Senate recently passed a $900-billion pandemic relief package aimed at boosting the U.S. economy into the early spring, which is combined with $1.4 trillion to fund regular government operations for the rest of the fiscal year. President Donald J. Trump (R) signed the bill into law on Dec. 27.
Robert W. Baird & Co. and TRSA recently released the results of their December 2020 (Fourth-Quarter 2020) Uniform & Linen Rental Survey. The latest survey results show a decline in several key metrics compared to last quarter’s survey.
As fleets nationwide transition to all-electric vehicles for last-mile deliveries, Motiv announced the deployment of four all-electric step vans with Alsco. These zero-emission step vans are built on Motiv’s EPIC F-59 Ford eQVM-approved chassis and will serve routes in Sacramento, CA, and Los Angeles, with dozens more planned for next year, according to a news release.
Aramark recently launched a face mask donation campaign to benefit Ronald McDonald House locations across the United States that will help support the services and care they provide to children and their families, according to a news release.
As the year 2020 winds down amid a surge of coronavirus cases nationwide, hospitality laundries that service hard-hit hotels are coping as best they can. Along the way, some are finding surprising sources of strength among their own staff.