Motivating Staff: ‘Just Ask Your People What They Want’


Sounds simple enough, right? But how many laundry operators take the time to probe beyond superficial attitudes to learn what staff in today’s diverse workplaces expect from their employers? Those that do and take actions to demonstrate that they care about employees are likely to fare better in today’s ultra-tight labor markets.

2023 Leadership Summit Date Set: A Conference with a Kick


David Kovar, an 8th degree Black Belt who has dedicated his life to martial arts, earning Black Belt ranks in 10 unique martial-art styles will be the keynote speaker at the June 14 Leadership Summit in Oakbrook, IL. Kovar’s keynote, Cultivating a Leadership Mindset, will touch on how his martial-arts training fueled his passion for helping organizations and businesses achieve profitability and growth.

PFAS Update: EPA Announces Proposed Regulation


The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) today announced its proposed National Primary Drinking Water Regulation (NPDWR) for six varieties of PFAS, including perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA), perfluorooctane sulfonic acid (PFOS), perfluorononanoic acid (PFNA), hexafluoropropylene oxide dimer acid (HFPO-DA, commonly known as GenX Chemicals), perfluorohexane sulfonic acid (PFHxS) and perfluorobutane sulfonic acid (PFBS). The proposed PFAS NPDWR does not require any actions until it is finalized, possibly later this year.

Tingue Unveils New E-Commerce Site


Tingue recently launched its new e-commerce website. The new site offers a comprehensive collection of replacement parts for all major industrial laundry machines including washers, dryers, ironers, feeders and folders, according to a news release.

TRSA Best Plant, Engagement Honors Set for Legislative Conference


Highlights of the March 22 Awards Dinner at TRSA’s Legislative Conference in Washington, DC, will include the presentation of the newest accolades in the annual TRSA Industry Awards series. These will honor one member company for exemplary plant operations and eight for their extensive participation in the association.

WATS Hill Day: Join the Conversation!


The Wisconsin Association of Textile Services (WATS) will host a Legislative Conference on March 15-16. Kevin Schwalb, TRSA’s vice president of government relations, will meet with WATS members at the Wisconsin Manufacturers & Commerce (WMC) headquarters in Madison, WI, on Wednesday, March 15, to review issues that will be discussed during legislative visits the following day.