Linen Supply Issues Cost Vegas Hotel


Golden Entertainment, the parent company of The STRAT Hotel, Casino & Skypod, noted significant earnings losses due to a lack of linens at the Las Vegas property during its most recent earnings call for the second quarter.

In Other News this Week


Additional recent headlines from consumer media of interest to linen, uniform and facility services operators, and especially readers of Textile Services Weekly.

Ricci Tours UK Laundries; Confers with Association Leaders


As part of a strategic outreach effort, TRSA President and CEO Joseph Ricci recently traveled to the United Kingdom (UK) for talks with the British Textile Services Association (TSA), plus tours of four highly regarded laundries around London and the northern city of Leeds, England.

Superior Health Linens Opens Doors for MMI Plant Tour


TRSA’s 29th Annual Maintenance Management Institute (MMI), the industry’s longest-running and most-recognized maintenance management and technology-development program, recently announced that Superior Health Linens will host a plant tour during the Oct. 12-14 institute. The 50,000-square-foot plant, located in Portage, IN, is new to Superior Health Linens, as it was purchased in early 2022.

Association Execs Highlight Global Industry Initiatives


A morning panel presentation on the second day of The TRSA Experience at The Clean Show featured global association leaders highlighting initiatives impacting the linen, uniform and facility services industry, and how those initiatives can benefit operators in the U.S. market.

Could Outsourcing Maintenance Prolong Machine Life?


As outsourced laundries continue to face difficulties recruiting maintenance and engineering personnel, these operators face the same fundamental proposition they ask their customers to consider about doing their own linen or uniforms: go outside your organization for the expertise you need. TRSA conversations with operators and exhibitors at the Clean Show verified the increasing popularity of this practice.

TRSA Unveils Consumer, B2B Market Research Report at Show


TRSA announced at the Clean Show it will offer to the public the TRSA Market Recovery & Research Report. The research, collected in the fall of 2021, utilized focus groups and an online survey to collect data from 1,000 consumers across the United States with recent experience with hotel, restaurant and healthcare businesses and industrial uniforms. The business-to-business (B2B) quantitative online survey reached 200 decision makers in these four key target groups.