Healthcare Conference: Trends, Opportunities and Challenges


More than 150 operator and supplier partner executives serving the healthcare market sector attended TRSA’s 11th Annual Healthcare Conference in Scottsdale, AZ. The two-day conference featured a full day of industry-specific education followed by a tour of Emerald Textiles’ 65,000-square-foot plant in nearby Phoenix.

Building Community: Leaders Applaud Prudential Plant


Nearly 60 state, county and local elected officials, plus community and civic leaders, gathered on Nov. 16 at the future site of an industrial/cleanroom laundry in Tucker, GA, to celebrate Prudential Overall Supply’s $35-million investment and an anticipated 100-plus jobs for residents at a facility that will serve metro Atlanta and beyond.

Congressman Gets Firsthand Look at Importance of Reusable Healthcare Textiles


U.S. Rep. Rick Larsen (D-WA) recently visited Northwest Health Care Linen in Bellingham, WA, to see in-person the importance reusable healthcare textiles play in maintaining the safety of healthcare workers, patients and the public. President of Customer Relations Kelsey Van Miert, along with her brother Evan Hall, president of operations, greeted Larsen and briefed him on the multigenerational business which provides jobs for more than 100 people. 

Nominations Urged Soon for 2023 TRSA Industry Awards


Members are encouraged in November to nominate their companies or industry peers for the 2023 annual TRSA Industry Awards. The easy online nomination process offers a variety of opportunities to honor your organizations (or any other member you nominate) for industry-leading performance or effort.

DHS Adds Nearly 65,000 Additional Visas for FY ’23


The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS), in consultation with the Department of Labor (DOL), recently announced that it will be issuing a regulation that will make available to employers an additional 64,716 H-2B temporary nonagricultural worker visas for fiscal year (FY) 2023, on top of the 66,000 H-2B visas that are normally available each fiscal year.

Registration Close Imminent for Oct. 12-13 Virtual Roundtables


Take an hour to meet with the best contacts to get ideas for performance improvement by participating in a TRSA Virtual Roundtable on Wednesday, Oct. 12 or Thursday, Oct. 13. These customer-industry market-specific events will emphasize information-sharing by industry executives and managers in small-group discussions of today’s most pressing operational challenges.

Fleet Managers Hit Capitol Hill to Lobby Feds on EV Regs


Fleet Management Association members gathered in Washington Sept. 19-21 to discuss the emerging regulatory burdens of vehicle electrification and make their case that the federal government must accelerate plans to support electric-vehicle (EV) charging infrastructure.