Respondents Note Revenues Trending Up in Latest Baird Survey


Robert W. Baird & Co. and TRSA recently released the June 2022 (Second-Quarter 2022) Uniform & Linen Rental Survey. The results noted rising revenues among survey respondents in the second quarter as well as a positive growth outlook among both uniform rental and linen rental operations.

New PFAS Regulations: How they Affect Your Business


On June 15, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced surprising new per- and polyfluoroalkyl (PFAS) drinking water health advisory levels. These new levels are significantly lower than current levels, even current laboratory detection limits.

Clean Show Registrations Rising as Show Approaches


With a little more than a month to go before the Clean Show kicks off, the number of registered attendees for the upcoming show in Atlanta is ticking up. Clean ’22 will take place from July 30-Aug. 2, with TRSA hosting its Welcome Reception on July 29 at the Chick-fil-A College Football Hall of Fame.

Survey Seeks Opinions on How to Improve TRSA Services


A survey is underway of linen, uniform and facility services operators and supplier partners to guide TRSA in better serving you. Results will help guide future decisions about benefits and TRSA’s communication vehicles. The questionnaire is similar to membership surveys of recent years, with added emphasis on identifying the key issues likely to affect the industry’s success in the next three years.

Inflation and Recession – Laundry Operator Survival Tips


Practically every hour of the day, news media outlets and federal policymakers are talking not only about 8%-plus yearly inflation, but also the growing prospects of an economic recession as the Federal Reserve Board raises interest rates in an effort to tamp down rising prices. An upcoming article in Textile Services magazine will offer operators and supplier partners insights on how they can fight back.

Alsco Co-CEO to Retire after 43 Years    


On June 30, Kevin Steiner will retire from his role as Co-CEO of Alsco Uniforms, Salt Lake City. Steiner will remain an Alsco employee, but without day-to-day responsibilities. He also will remain a member of Alsco’s Board of Directors and on Board Committees, according to a news release.

‘Roaring with Pride’: TRSA Next Gens Tour Roscoe Plant


As part of TRSA’s Next-Generation Executives Committee meeting on June 15 in Chicago, 20-plus leaders of their companies toured the Roscoe Co. plant on the city’s west side. The business is now celebrating its 100th anniversary as a family-owned-and-operated independent industrial laundry.