Cintas Awards Program to Spotlight EVS Technicians


TRSA operator member Cintas Corp., Mason, OH, is now accepting nominations for its first-annual C.A.P.E. Award (Cleaning to Advance the Patient Experience), which recognizes Environmental Service (EVS) in acute-care facilities as superheroes, according to a news release.

Baird Data Shows Industry Still in COVID-19 Shock


Andrew Wittmann and Justin Hauke, financial analysts for Robert W. Baird & Co. who specialize in linen, uniform and facility services companies’ performance, recently discussed the ongoing impact of COVID-19 on the industry, while analyzing employment data and market trends.

Business Pulse: Increased Hygiene Stressed in Latest Survey


TRSA recently completed its latest Business Pulse Survey of operator members. The fourth iteration of the survey received a total of 75 responses to help the association gauge the linen, uniform and facility services industry’s ongoing recovery amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

Topper Linen – Bumps on the Comeback Trail


Rebuilding from a devastating five-alarm fire in February 2017, Topper Linen, a “proudly Canadian” linen supply independent in Toronto has continued to overcome obstacles to reviving its fortunes, despite the recent lockdown imposed by the COVID-19 pandemic.

COVID-19 Impact Felt in Latest Uniform & Linen Rental Survey


Robert W. Baird & Co., in partnership with TRSA, recently released the results of the June 2020 (2Q20) Uniform & Linen Rental Survey. Baird also released a “flash survey” in April to take into account the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic that its first-quarter survey missed.

CITY Installs Solar-Powered Cooling System


With 850 solar panels installed across the CITY Laundering plant’s roof, CITY already is making a significant effort to reduce its carbon footprint and become more sustainable, according to a news release.

TRSA Announces Inaugural Workwear and Facility Services Conference


TRSA is hosting its inaugural Workwear and Facility Services Conference on Sept. 22-23 at the Embassy Suites O’Hare-Rosemont in Rosemont, IL. The in-person event provides opportunities to network, learn and share with executive and management colleagues providing uniforms, workwear, garments and facility services to businesses, manufacturing facilities, food-processing plants and other companies. The conference combines general sessions and interactive panels for sharing best practices, emerging issues and innovations.