Penn Emblem Makes Connections at Trade Show


The Atlantic City (NJ) Convention Center recently hosted the 2021 Impressions Expo. The event offers business education and guidance on the software and equipment used for digitally driven decorations and the annual meeting showcases the year’s latest innovations and trending resources for screen printing, embroidery, heat-applied graphics and various other techniques, according to a news release.

Golden State Revving Up New Regulatory Threats


The California leg of TRSA’s Reopening Tour (trips to U.S. regions to meet locally with members) on Sept. 19-23 found Golden State laundry operators recovering but by no means free of COVID-19 challenges. Already operating in a difficult state regulatory environment, the TRSA visitors and California members learned about new rules – those under review or slated for implementation – that would add to the already significant burdens confronting businesses, including the linen, uniform and facility services industry.

Texcare International Canceled; Texcare Asia Moved to December


Leading suppliers of laundry and dry-cleaning technology used the free cancellation deadline offered by trade show organizer Messe Frankfurt and canceled their participation in Texcare International 2021. Due to these defections, with many citing the uncertainty of the pandemic as a reason for the withdrawal, the Texcare International advisory council voted to cancel this year’s show, according to a news release.

Industrial Operators Share Practices on Vaccines, Masks and More


TRSA’s Industrial Virtual Roundtable on Aug. 25 portrayed U.S. uniform and facility services coping with the latest COVID-19 challenges by taking safety precautions, encouraging employees to get vaccinated and addressing labor shortages. The Zoom discussion enabled participants to share their individual strategies contending with these matters as well as cast secret-ballot answers to poll questions about their companies’ practices.