Survey Data Informs Changes to Texcare International


As a result of feedback from exhibitors and visitors, Texcare International in Frankfurt am Main, Germany, will be held in autumn and run a total of four days from Wednesday through Saturday beginning with the 2024 show. The new dates for next year’s show are Nov. 6-9, 2024.

TRSA Clean Green Certification Enters the Next Decade


TRSA celebrates its Clean Green certification as the program embarks on its second decade. The certification is earned by companies that demonstrate leadership in environmental sustainability and meet certain benchmarks for water- and energy-conservation and emissions reduction.

Triple D Uniform Expands with New Equipment


The old axiom that everything is bigger in Texas is alive and well. The state’s population is among the fastest growing in the U.S., and well-run businesses like Triple D Uniform & Linen Service are responding to the challenge. A local staple in Houston for more than 50 years, they recently expanded service to markets in central Texas and, in turn, upgraded their machinery to handle the increased business.

Global CEO Panel Announced for 110th Annual Conference


TRSA has just announced that three distinguished CEOs will share their perspectives on various aspects of textile services, covering topics such as sustainability, technological advancements, customer experience and market trends in a CEO Panel being held during the Annual Conference at the Ritz-Carlton Tiburon in Naples, FL, this Oct. 10-13. Moderated by TRSA President & CEO Joseph Ricci, the panelists will delve into the challenges and opportunities that lie ahead, offering invaluable insights into how the sector can adapt and thrive in a rapidly evolving global marketplace.

Virtual Roundtable 6/29 on Plant Start-Up, Renovation Readiness


When the “finish line” is in sight for a new laundry plant or expansion, renovation or equipment upgrade, looks might be deceiving. Is the machinery ready to run? Is it time to pick the day employees will operate it and assign them to it? TRSA’s 2023 virtual roundtable series, “Building a New Plant,” continues Thursday, June 29, focused on when a linen/uniform operation is preparing to move into a new facility or start using a new system.

Growth Slows from Record Pace in Q2 Uniform Rental Survey


Robert W. Baird & Co. and TRSA recently released the results of their Second-Quarter 2023 Uniform & Linen Rental Survey. After an optimistic growth outlook in the first-quarter survey, uniform rental operators were more cautious about growth prospects in the second quarter, while linen rental operators remained in line with recent survey data.

Q&A – Marketing Maven Mulls Key Issues


Attendees at TRSA’s upcoming 110th Annual Conference this Oct. 10-12 in Naples, FL, can look forward to a keynote address by one of the leading marketing practitioners in the world today, Andrew Davis. A best-selling author and CEO of Monumental Shift, Davis will bring impeccable credentials to his Oct. 12 address. He’ll tackle a range of issues confronting today’s business leaders, with an emphasis on the role of creativity in leveraging growth. Below are excerpts from a recent interview Davis did with Textile Services Weekly.