‘Found Money’: NJ Operator Taps Rebates for New Equipment

12/02/2022

Brian Beere, owner of Single Source Plus, a hospitality launderer in Bellmawr, NJ, recently received a roughly $17,000 rebate check from his local utility, Public Service Electric & Gas Co. (PSEG), Newark, NJ, following his purchase of an energy-saving “insulation blanket” from an area supplier.

Omni Solutions Wins Innovation Award

10/21/2022

Nine winners were honored from the 30 finalists and more than 300 nominees during the 2022 Wisconsin Innovation Awards on Oct. 12 at the Memorial Union in Madison. TRSA supplier partner member OMNI Solutions, Baraboo, WI, won an award in the manufacturing category.

Fleet Managers Hit Capitol Hill to Lobby Feds on EV Regs

09/23/2022

Fleet Management Association members gathered in Washington Sept. 19-21 to discuss the emerging regulatory burdens of vehicle electrification and make their case that the federal government must accelerate plans to support electric-vehicle (EV) charging infrastructure.

Cooperative Laundry Opens High-Tech Plant in Texas

08/19/2022

Public officials in San Marcos, TX, recently announced the opening of a new “robotic” hospitality laundry operated by Cooperative Laundry of Kearney, NJ, that’s expected to bring 100 new jobs to the city located roughly 30 minutes southwest of the Texas capital of Austin.

Kemco Gets Patent for Water-Recycling Process

07/31/2022

TRSA supplier partner member Kemco Systems, Clearwater, FL, recently announced the award of a patent for its KLEENWATER™ system. The patented process employs the combination of Kemco’s ceramic membrane filtration system and specialized reverse-osmosis technology which conserves water and thermal energy, according to a news release.

‘Roaring with Pride’: TRSA Next Gens Tour Roscoe Plant

06/17/2022

As part of TRSA’s Next-Generation Executives Committee meeting on June 15 in Chicago, 20-plus leaders of their companies toured the Roscoe Co. plant on the city’s west side. The business is now celebrating its 100th anniversary as a family-owned-and-operated independent industrial laundry.

TRSA Revives Sustainability Survey

06/17/2022

Reporting by members of updated linen and uniform service company and plant data to TRSA to quantify environmental impacts is now underway. The association’s Sustainability Survey, last compiled in 2018, is gathering data to highlight gains and protect members from unnecessary regulatory involvement by policy makers.

Alsco’s Houston South Facility Celebrates First Year of Service

06/10/2022

Alsco’s Houston South branch opened on June 12, 2021, amid lockdowns and economic distress. Despite these challenges, the Houston South team has exceeded expectations and has proudly built a reputation for quality service in the Houston area. The team celebrates its first year of success this June with a virtual plant tour open to all who are interested in a behind-the-scenes look at their operations.

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.

TRSA Earth Day Promotion: How Our Industry Saves Water

04/14/2022

TRSA and Infinite Laundry have developed a social media campaign to promote awareness of the linen, uniform and facility services industry and the impact that the industry has on environmental sustainability through water conservation. For two weeks leading up to Earth Day on Friday, April 22, TRSA will post content on social media and utilize digital marketing outlets to create awareness among the public and the industry.

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