TRSA Tackles Industry Issues at CA Town Hall


While California’s impending electric vehicle mandates accounted for much discussion at the TRSA Fleet Summit, May 9-10, Long Beach, CA, participants in that event also were part of the TRSA Town Hall there. This afternoon meeting consisted of a review of the industry’s current legislative and regulatory priorities as well as a discussion of how TRSA can plan future industrywide networking and information-sharing opportunities.

TRSA Summit: Heed CA ZEV Mandate Wherever You Are


TRSA conducted its first-ever Fleet Summit May 9-10 in Long Beach, CA, alongside the Advanced Clean Transportation (ACT) Expo, where fleet operators from a wide variety of industries reviewed the latest zero emission vehicles (ZEVs) and associated technologies. There’s heavy pressure on such operators in California, where mandates go into effect in three years. No matter where you operate, however, this pressure is building, and in the U.S., the federal Clean Air Act (CAA) is bringing the heat.

Back By Popular Demand – TRSA Exchange at The Clean Show


You can simplify your meetings with supplier partners at this year’s Clean Show (July 30-Aug. 2) with the TRSA Exchange initiative. The Exchange offers you this opportunity through TRSA’s online planning tool that will allow you to efficiently schedule 30-minute, customized in-person meetings between TRSA operator members and exhibitors. Added improvements to the scheduling system for this year’s show include the ability to block out parts of your schedule, and to contact vendors via email, once both parties have committed to a meeting.

Standard Textile Recognized as a U.S. Best Managed Company


Standard Textile recently was selected as a 2022 U.S. Best Managed Company. Sponsored by Deloitte Private and The Wall Street Journal, the program recognizes outstanding U.S. private companies and the achievements of their management teams, according to a news release.

Grubich Gets VP Role at MIP


MIP recently hired longtime laundry executive Nicole Grubich to serve as the company’s vice president, U.S. business unit, effective June 1, according to a company news release.

Breakthroughs … Textile Services’ May Focus on Innovation


The cover article in this month’s Textile Services focuses on a series of plant innovations. Common themes among the operators cited in this piece, titled “Innovation – ‘Every Problem Is an Opportunity,'” include breakthroughs in automation, resource conservation and ergonomics. Highlights from the article appear below.

Aramark to Spin-Off Uniform Services Business


Aramark today announced its plan to separate Aramark Uniform Services (AUS) into an independent, publicly traded company. The structure of the transaction is intended to be a spin-off that is tax-free to Aramark and its stockholders. The company currently expects the spin-off to occur by the end of fiscal 2023, according to a news release.

Executives Discuss Industry Issues with NY Legislators


TRSA recently led a delegation of linen, uniform and facility services industry executives to the New York State Capitol in Albany for an impactful afternoon of meetings with key legislators and members of their staff during the New York State Legislative Conference.