Follow TRSA’s Visits to Florida Laundries on Social Media


More than 500 road miles will be added to the nearly 7,000 flown and motored in 2021 to cover U.S. cities with the greatest abundance of members as TRSA’s Reopening Tour extends to Florida from Feb. 28 to March 4. These staff visits have highlighted the reopening of the economy in the wake of COVID-19 and its impact on the linen, uniform and facility services industry.

Supplier Partner Workshop to Kick Off Legislative Conference


TRSA is hosting a three-hour supplier-partner-specific session on March 29 that will focus on advocacy issues and policies that impact the supply chain. COVID-19 has hit the industry hard and caused supply chain problems, labor shortages and other strains. As a result, supplier partners are finding themselves having challenging dialogues with clients.

Customer Service, Safety Awards on Tap at Legislative Conf.


Highlighting rare acts of exceptional internal and external customer service and saluting exemplary efforts to achieve workplace safety are on the agenda for TRSA’s Legislative Conference March 30 in Washington, DC, when TRSA Industry Awards will be presented for outstanding performance in these disciplines.

Lavatec Adds Wilson to Sales Staff


Jack Wilson, a 24-year veteran of the commercial laundry industry, is the new Midwest regional sales manager for Lavatec Laundry Technology Inc. Based in Atlanta, Wilson will report to President and CEO Mark Thrasher, according to a news release.

Kleen Kraft Celebrates 70 Years of Service


Kleen Kraft Services is celebrating the company’s 70th anniversary in 2022. Kleen Kraft is a family owned and operated independent business based in Commerce, CA, that is now in its fourth generation of family leadership, according to a news release.

March TS Preview: Tips for Troubleshooting


In challenging times, such as the downturn triggered by COVID-19, making sure your plant machinery and systems are operating as efficiently as possible (and with minimal downtime), is a key to survival. For its March issue, Textile Services magazine interviewed Dewon Morris, a veteran maintenance manager with Taylor Linen Services, for his insights on how to keep a plant humming.

Hart Retires as CEO of Mountville Mills


David Hart, CEO/president of Mountville Mills Inc., the parent company of M+A Matting, LaGrange, GA, recently retired from the company after 47 years of service. While Hart is stepping out of the day-to-day operations, he will remain active in the business as chairman of the board, according to a news release.