TRSA Midwest Reopening Tour: See it LIVE Monday, June 21


TRSA staff will hit the road once again for the second leg of its Reopening Tour to meet with member operators and supplier partners to the linen, uniform and facility services industry. The first leg of the 3,000-plus mile road trip through eight Midwest states kicks off on June 20. Follow the tour on TRSA’s social media (Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn and Twitter) beginning with a Facebook Live broadcast from Paris Healthcare, Ravenna, OH, at 1 p.m. EDT on Monday, June 21.

Supplier Partners Showcase Latest Innovations


Supplier partners to the linen, uniform and facility services industry recently showcased their latest and greatest innovations at TRSA’s Innovation Showcase & Exchange, a virtual event that took place June 14-18. After showcasing their videos in a virtual presentation, supplier partners then had the opportunity to meet with key executives at operator companies.

Spruce Linen Founder Passes On


Richard A. Russell, 89, recently passed away. Russell was well known throughout the Twin Cities and nationally as a pioneer in the linen supply industry and as the founder of Spruce Linen Supply in Bloomington, MN.

Feds See a Doubling of Long-Term Care Population by 2065


More of us are living longer, says a new report commissioned by the federal government. And you know what that means – demand for space in nursing homes or rehabilitative care is sure to increase – in fact it’s likely to double in less than 45 years.

Renewed Optimism in Latest Uniform & Linen Rental Survey


Several key performance indicators trended into positive territory and the outlook for solid business growth rose among respondents to the latest Uniform & Linen Rental Survey for June 2021 (second quarter of 2021). The quarterly survey is conducted by Robert W. Baird & Co., in conjunction with TRSA.

TRSA Hosts Webinar on Managing Energy, Reducing Costs


TRSA recently held a webinar titled “Holistic Energy Management,” sponsored by APPI Energy. The webinar was hosted by Margo Madden, vice president of energy solutions at APPI Energy, and attended by roughly 50 executives in the linen, uniform and facility services industry.

Rentwear Gets Enviro Award


TRSA operator member Rentwear Inc., North Canton, OH, recently received the Canton City Mayor’s Award for Environmental Quality Control in 2020, according to a news release.

Texas Automation to Appear on Fox Business Network


Texas Automation Products, Hutchins, TX, has been manufacturing industrial heat seal machines for more than 60 years. On Thursday, June 17, the company will be featured on the Fox Business Network during a segment titled, “Manufacturing Marvels.” The segment featuring Texas Automation will run between 9:30-9:45 p.m. CDT.