TRSA’s headquarters in Alexandria, VA, will remain closed on Thursday and Friday, Nov. 25-26, in observance of Thanksgiving. Regular hours will resume on Monday, Nov. 29.
TRSA has partnered with several international linen, uniform and facility services industry associations to present a Dec. 9 webinar on gender and diversity in the industry. The 90-minute presentation, titled “Gender and Diversity in the Textile Care Industry: Let’s Have a Conversation,” will feature a panel of speakers to share what has happened, and what should be happening, with case studies and challenging topics that address the realities of the industry, and the path forward.
TRSA recently hosted a virtual roundtable for linen, uniform and facility services operators and supplier partners that serve the Food-and-Beverage (F&B)/Hospitality market.
TRSA recently hosted a webinar titled “Understanding OSHA’s Emergency Temporary Standard Regarding COVID-19 Vaccinations.” The hour-long presentation was designed to offer clarification to linen, uniform and facility services companies on the regulation, and how to comply with the mandate.
Covering nearly 7,000 miles motoring through U.S. cities with the greatest abundance of TRSA members, the 2021 Reopening Tour completed its final segment on Nov. 5 in Boston. TRSA staff covered 28 states since the year began, highlighting the reopening of the economy in the wake of COVID-19 and its impact on the linen, uniform and facility services industry. TRSA underscored how members’ workforces deliver the industry’s essential services, supporting critical infrastructure from healthcare to food processing, manufacturing, logistics and other industries.
Bobby Floyd, CEO of HHS LLC, a privately held support services company, announced today its acquisition of Foussard Montague Associates Inc. (FMA), a laundry and linen management company. FMA founding owners, Phil Foussard and Tim Montague, will remain in their current roles as key leaders of the FMA organization, which will operate as an autonomous division under the HHS umbrella. The two companies expect the transaction to close on Dec. 1.
Crown Uniform and Linen, a uniform rental and linen service headquartered in Brockton, MA, recently announced the company’s expansion into new territory. Last month, the company expanded its business with 42 North Group in Poughkeepsie, NY, and Fishkill, NY, which acquired Arlington Dental Associates. Crown will now service dental uniforms for 42 North Group in both New York locations, in addition to its 81 other locations across New England, according to a news release.
ImageFIRST Healthcare Laundry Specialists recently named the winner of its inaugural HeroesFIRST campaign during International Infection Prevention Week. The HeroesFIRST campaign honors and celebrates infection-prevention healthcare workers, according to a news release.