Ricci Tours UK Laundries; Confers with Association Leaders

08/04/2022

As part of a strategic outreach effort, TRSA President and CEO Joseph Ricci recently traveled to the United Kingdom (UK) for talks with the British Textile Services Association (TSA), plus tours of four highly regarded laundries around London and the northern city of Leeds, England.

PFAS Waste – A Dark Cloud on the Laundry Industry’s Horizon

07/15/2022

So you thought getting through COVID-19 was bad? And the follow-on (continuing) crises of inflation and supply-chain/labor shortages? Well, buckle your seat belts laundry operators, because the EPA and state environmental officials are now in the process of targeting a textile chemical additive called PFAS. Their actions potentially could saddle you with extremely high wastewater-disposal costs.

‘Roaring with Pride’: TRSA Next Gens Tour Roscoe Plant

06/17/2022

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

Chicago Member Execs Tackle Advocacy, HR Topics

05/20/2022

A recent TRSA Town Hall in Chicago examined priorities for mobilizing the industry on government advocacy issues and promoting linen, uniform and facility services as employers. The discussion on May 16 gave executives from local companies an easily accessible, in-person forum to learn about TRSA’s latest activities on these issues and share information on their efforts to deal with them.

March TS Preview: Tips for Troubleshooting

02/25/2022

In challenging times, such as the downturn triggered by COVID-19, making sure your plant machinery and systems are operating as efficiently as possible (and with minimal downtime), is a key to survival. For its March issue, Textile Services magazine interviewed Dewon Morris, a veteran maintenance manager with Taylor Linen Services, for his insights on how to keep a plant humming.

Rentwear Gets Enviro Award

06/11/2021

TRSA operator member Rentwear Inc., North Canton, OH, recently received the Canton City Mayor’s Award for Environmental Quality Control in 2020, according to a news release.

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