Internship Program Employer Deadlines Near

Feb 9, 2018

TRSA member companies interested in recruiting students this year through TRSA’s Linen, Uniform and Facility Services Industry Internship Program can sign up by taking an online survey through Feb. 14 or filling out an online form through Feb. 23.

TRSA Strengthens International Alliances

Feb 9, 2018

TRSA President & CEO Joseph Ricci recently participated on behalf of TRSA, the association for linen, uniform and facility services, at the European Textile Services Association’s (ETSA) 34th National Associations’ meeting in Paris. While discussions ranged from labor to politics, the meeting agenda focused primarily on areas of cooperation and information sharing.

Dugan Rises to National Sales Role at Morgan

Feb 9, 2018

Chris Dugan recently was promoted to national sales manager at Morgan Services Inc., Chicago. He will work primarily with the company’s sales managers and healthcare area managers to provide them with support and training, according to a news release.

Bates Troy’s Ara Kradjian Passes On

Feb 7, 2018

Ara Kradjian, 84, the owner/executive at Bates Troy Inc., Binghamton, NY, passed away on Feb. 3 after an illness. His son, Brian, who succeeded Ara as president of Bates Troy, recalled a hard-working, outgoing business leader who was involved in numerous local enterprises. “He was in a lot of businesses, but laundry was always near and dear to his heart,” Brian said.

Pellerin Honored at TRSA Dinner in New Orleans

Feb 2, 2018

About 30 TRSA members gathered at a restaurant in New Orleans’ French Quarter for a networking dinner on Feb. 1 that included an impromptu recognition of Jim Pellerin, president of Pellerin Milnor Corp., as the winner of TRSA’s 2017 Maglin/Biggie Lifetime Achievement Award for associate members.

Longtime Huebsch GM Announces Retirement

Jan 26, 2018

Mary Steinke, a 42-year veteran of the linen, uniform and facility services industry and Huebsch Services, recently said that she’s stepping down from her post as general manager for the industrial uniform and facility services launderer based in Eau Claire, WI.