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.

Morning in the Midwest: Prudential’s New Cleanroom Plant

04/29/2022

Prudential Overall Supply President Chris Welch recently journeyed to Heath, OH, for an April 26 news conference announcing plans for a new, 68,000-square-foot (6,317-square-meter) cleanroom laundry located in an industrial park about 30 minutes east of Columbus, the “Buckeye State” capital.

Supplier Partners Testify to Their CSR in Global Compact Survey

04/22/2022

More than 30 individuals representing TRSA supplier partner member companies responded positively to an email appeal to complete a checklist attesting to their companies’ adherence to principles of the United Nations (UN) Global Compact. This supports linen, uniform and facility services operators in presenting their customers with evidence of their suppliers’ commitments to corporate social responsibility (CSR).

Industrial Roundtable Covers Marketing, Fleet, Wastewater Issues

04/22/2022

Opportunities for uniform service growth were highlighted on April 21 in TRSA’s virtual Industrial Research and Roundtable session. It featured data presented by the Yes& agency, TRSA’s consultant on its Market Recovery and Expansion project, from the portion of this consumer and decision-maker research most relevant to the industry’s industrial sector.

In Other News this Week

02/11/2022

Additional recent headlines from consumer media of interest to linen, uniform and facility services operators, and especially readers of Textile Services Weekly.

March TS Preview: Ideas for Promoting Reusable Iso Gowns

02/10/2022

As the shortages of protective garments in hospitals in 2020 fade from memory, healthcare providers are reverting to their pre-COVID preference for disposable isolation gowns and other personal protective equipment (PPE), according to several operators and supplier partners that we contacted recently or who’ve spoken publicly on this topic.

Medline Receives 2021 SEAL Award for Environmental Initiatives

02/04/2022

In recognition of its Sustainable Packaging Lab’s successes, Medline recently was awarded a 2021 Sustainability, Environmental Achievement and Leadership (SEAL) Business Sustainability Award in the category of Environmental Initiatives. The annual SEAL Awards recognize the 50 most sustainable companies in the world and the most impactful and innovative environmental initiatives, according to a news release.

Online Form Enables Supplier Partners to Testify to Their CSR

11/19/2021

Primary contacts of TRSA supplier partner member companies can complete a checklist to support linen, uniform and facility services operators in presenting their customers with evidence of their suppliers’ commitments to corporate social responsibility (CSR). A weblink to the form was emailed to these contacts on Nov. 18, thus enabling them to attest to their companies’ adherence to principles of the United Nations’ Global Compact.

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