Sintros Elected to TRSA’s Board of Directors


Steven Sintros, president and CEO of UniFirst Corp., has been elected to the TRSA Board of Directors for a three-year term. TRSA officially welcomed Sintros during the business meeting at its 107th Annual Conference in Alexandria, VA.

Baird: Uniforms, Leisure/Hospitality Up in October


While the economic impact of the latest spike in COVID-19 infections will take time to assess, October economic figures reflected a broad increase in payrolls (+638,000) and a continuing recovery in leisure/hospitality and uniform rental revenue from the low point in April, according to a recent report from Robert W. Baird & Co.

Cintas Supports the Fight Against Diabetes


In honor of National Diabetes Month this November, Cintas Corp., Mason, OH, continues to support the American Diabetes Association (ADA) in its fight to cure and prevent diabetes, according to a news release.

Lindström Acquires the Chinese Operations of Cintas


Lindström Group, Helsinki, a multinational provider of linen, uniform and facility services, recently announced that it has acquired all of Cintas’ operations and personnel in China. The new entity will be the market leader in workwear rental and cleanroom business in China’s fast-growing market. The acquisition also will increase Lindström’s geographical reach in the area and expand its service portfolio to new service lines, according to a news release.

Rentwear to Absorb Sister Company Saniserv


Rentwear Inc., North Canton, OH, recently absorbed its sister company Saniserv Inc., which operated out of the same facility as Rentwear. The transaction took effect on Oct. 1, according to a news release.

Restaurant Association Provides Tips on Cleaning Procedures


In honor of National Food Safety Month this September, the National Restaurant Association recently highlighted best practices for cleaning and sanitizing restaurants. Of note for food-and-beverage launderers is the association’s guidance on how to properly use cleaning cloths.

TRSA Hosts Webinar on Improving Plant Productivity


TRSA’s three-part webinar series on “Workwear and Facility Services” recently continued with the second installment, titled “What’s New in Productivity Improvements?” The hour-long webinar looked at best practices for productivity, with a focus on engagement, efficiency and equipment.