Clean Returns to Orlando in 2025


With the 2022 edition in the rearview mirror, the Clean Show will return to an odd-year, two-year cycle, starting in 2025. This move comes in response to the unprecedented postponements and rescheduling of events and trade fairs across the industry due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Clean ’22 Receives High Marks from Across the Industry


The Clean Show closed last week at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta. After a year-long postponement due to COVID-19, the excitement to meet in-person with industry peers and experience the latest technology and innovations could be felt throughout Downtown Atlanta during the four-day event.

Association Execs Highlight Global Industry Initiatives


A morning panel presentation on the second day of The TRSA Experience at The Clean Show featured global association leaders highlighting initiatives impacting the linen, uniform and facility services industry, and how those initiatives can benefit operators in the U.S. market.

Could Outsourcing Maintenance Prolong Machine Life?


As outsourced laundries continue to face difficulties recruiting maintenance and engineering personnel, these operators face the same fundamental proposition they ask their customers to consider about doing their own linen or uniforms: go outside your organization for the expertise you need. TRSA conversations with operators and exhibitors at the Clean Show verified the increasing popularity of this practice.

TRSA Unveils Consumer, B2B Market Research Report at Show


TRSA announced at the Clean Show it will offer to the public the TRSA Market Recovery & Research Report. The research, collected in the fall of 2021, utilized focus groups and an online survey to collect data from 1,000 consumers across the United States with recent experience with hotel, restaurant and healthcare businesses and industrial uniforms. The business-to-business (B2B) quantitative online survey reached 200 decision makers in these four key target groups.

Seminar Explains How Hygiene Certification Applies to All Markets


Linen, uniform and facility services managers and executives at a TRSA luncheon presentation July 30 grasped how hygiene certification concepts refined for healthcare laundry can be applied to service other industries. These participants at this Clean Show session learned that although customers in other businesses may not require such certification as hospitals do, earning the TRSA Hygienically Clean designations for other industries sends a powerful message of credibility to these markets.

Retail Launderers Recount Paths to Success in Commercial Markets


A Clean Show seminar July 30 featured a panel of entrepreneurs in linen, uniform and facility services who started in consumer (retail) laundry. They shared strategies and tactics to support audience members pursuing or considering the same. Panelists discussed numerous aspects of laundry and service operations, from the genesis of their forays into the business-to-business realm to the present-day challenges of linen and uniform service in the wake of COVID-19.