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.

‘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 westside. The business is now celebrating its 100th anniversary as a family-owned-and-operated independent industrial laundry.

TRSA Announces Partnership with WATS


The board of the Wisconsin Association of Textile Services (WATS) has decided to partner with TRSA to run its association. This change will make WATS a different and more valuable organization, WATS Chair Jim Leef shared in a recent letter to WATS members.

TRSA-ETSA Members Honored in ETSA Ceremony


Four TRSA member companies, also members of the European Textile Services Association (ETSA), were recognized with top prizes or nominations in the inaugural ETSA Awards competition in a May ceremony in Rome.

TRSA Revives Sustainability Survey


Reporting by members of updated linen and uniform service company and plant data to TRSA to quantify environmental impacts is now underway. The association’s Sustainability Survey, last compiled in 2018, is gathering data to highlight gains and protect members from unnecessary regulatory involvement by policy makers.

O’Neil Named TRSA Operator Lifetime Achievement Award Winner


The Executive Committee of TRSA’s Board of Directors recently voted to honor Brian O’Neil, president of California Linen Services, Pasadena, CA, with the association’s highest honor, the TRSA Operator Lifetime Achievement Award. O’Neil will receive the award on Sept. 15 at TRSA’s Annual Awards Dinner held in conjunction with its Annual Conference in Nashville, TN.