Milliken Cited in Report on Textile Makers’ Post-PFAS Strategies 


TRSA supplier-partner member Milliken is among the companies featured in a July Specialty Fabrics Review article on how regulations limiting per- and polyfluorinated alkyl compounds (PFAS) have prompted fabric innovation. This article can be found under the Substitute Technology subheading in the Our Industry’s Perspective section of’s PFAS Toolkit.

Cintas Releases FY ’23 Impact Report


Cintas Corp., Mason, OH, recently published its Fiscal Year 2023 Impact Report, which includes information on the company’s philanthropic initiatives that it supported during the last fiscal year through “Cintas Cares.”

GM Roundtable Participants Weigh Leadership-Development Strategies


Some 40 industry professionals led by company owner-operators shared ideas in a TRSA virtual roundtable July 27 to guide general managers in ensuring the effectiveness of their direct reports. They recounted experiences identifying middle managers they promoted or hired, and reviewed tactics that such successful leaders have practiced that kept employees productive and happy.

Arway Linen Announces New State-of-the-Art Facility


Arway Linen & Uniform Rental Service recently announced that the company will be moving to a new state-of-the-art facility in the Port Richmond section of Philadelphia. The new facility will allow Arway to expand its operations and better meet customer’s needs, according to a news release.

Tye Joins Gotli Labs in COO Role


Gotli Labs AG, Steinhausen, Switzerland, recently announced that Robert Tye will join its team as the company’s COO. In this role, Tye will oversee developing operational performance with a strategic focus to deliver against Gotli Labs’ priorities of performance, purpose and culture.

M&B Hangers Celebrates 80th Anniversary


M&B Hangers, Leeds, AL, is celebrating its 80th anniversary this year. Founded in 1943, M&B Hangers supplies durable wire hangers that cater to a diverse range of requirements across the dry-cleaning and textile rental industry.

Jenkins to Depart ARTA


The American Reusable Textile Association (ARTA) Board of Directors recently announced a change to the organization’s leadership. After serving 16 years as executive director, Nancy Jenkins of Jenkins Integrated Methods is leaving the association to serve as a licensed professional counselor.

1Concier Announces the Appointment of a New CEO


Tony R. Smith has been appointed the CEO of 1Concier, Fort Lauderdale, FL, a company that was formed through the merger of Riegel Linen, T-Y Group and Harbor Linen. 1Concier serves the hospitality, healthcare and commercial laundry markets.