Updated Comp Survey Expands DEI and Employment Practices


The TRSA Human Resources Committee reviewed the TRSA Plant Compensation and Benefits Survey and recommended updates to expand the Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) section. This improvement will allow companies to better benchmark their DEI programs and best practices with others in the industry.

Industry Performance Report Reflects a Mixed Bag of Financial Results


TRSA’s recently released Industry Performance Report indicates a return to parity in profitability between operators serving different customer industry markets typical of the pre-COVID era. Built from a survey of financial data collected confidentially from TRSA members by MacKay Research Group, Boulder, CO, the one-of-a-kind industrywide report enables operators to compare income statements, balance sheets, and financial and employee productivity ratios.

Tips for Insuring Against Cyber Crime


September’s Textile Services magazine will feature critical insights from a leading insurer of commercial laundries on the ins and outs of protecting your business against cyber attacks.

Generate Industrywide Financial Data with TRSA Survey


TRSA is encouraging operators to participate in the 2023 TRSA Industry Performance Report (IPR) survey. The IPR survey generates industrywide financial data that provides intel on the linen, uniform and facility services market, allowing members to benchmark themselves within the industry.

ImageFIRST Hires New CFO


ImageFIRST Healthcare Laundry Specialists, King of Prussia, PA, recently announced that Richard Paradise has been named as their new CFO. Paradise will report to President and CEO Jim Cashman as part of the company’s executive leadership team, according to a news release.

May Mag Preview: Update on Trade Show Tax Write-Offs


In the next few days, the May issue of Textile Services will arrive in laundry operator in-boxes and homes. A key topic for this month’s issue concerns the upcoming Clean Show and what new tax breaks or restrictions the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has implemented since the 2019 show in New Orleans. Last year’s Clean Show was canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic.