PureStar Expands in the Las Vegas Hospitality Market

11/18/2022

TRSA operator member PureStar Group, Las Vegas, recently announced that it has acquired certain assets of Apex Linen, a leading provider of high-volume, commercial laundry and dry-cleaning services to the hospitality and restaurant industries in the greater Las Vegas area, according to a news release.

Virtual Roundtables Engage Members in Sharing Experience

10/14/2022

Smaller group interaction moderated by TRSA leaders and a focus on impacts of inflation on the industry marked the Oct. 12-13 TRSA market-specific virtual roundtables on Zoom, keeping a steady flow of conversation for each hour-long discussion as members shared their experience with issues related to labor, supply chain, customer communications and more.

Registration Close Imminent for Oct. 12-13 Virtual Roundtables

10/07/2022

Take an hour to meet with the best contacts to get ideas for performance improvement by participating in a TRSA Virtual Roundtable on Wednesday, Oct. 12 or Thursday, Oct. 13. These customer-industry market-specific events will emphasize information-sharing by industry executives and managers in small-group discussions of today’s most pressing operational challenges.

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.

Linen Supply Issues Cost Vegas Hotel

08/05/2022

Golden Entertainment, the parent company of The STRAT Hotel, Casino & Skypod, noted significant earnings losses due to a lack of linens at the Las Vegas property during its most recent earnings call for the second quarter.

Ricci Tours UK Laundries; Confers with Association Leaders

08/04/2022

As part of a strategic outreach effort, TRSA President and CEO Joseph Ricci recently traveled to the United Kingdom (UK) for talks with the British Textile Services Association (TSA), plus tours of four highly regarded laundries around London and the northern city of Leeds, England.

Seminar Explains How Hygiene Certification Applies to All Markets

07/31/2022

Linen, uniform and facility services managers and executives at a TRSA luncheon presentation July 30 grasped how hygiene certification concepts refined for healthcare laundry can be applied to service other industries. These participants at this Clean Show session learned that although customers in other businesses may not require such certification as hospitals do, earning the TRSA Hygienically Clean designations for other industries sends a powerful message of credibility to these markets.

CIM Provides Capital Infusion to Lapauw International

07/30/2022

Philippe and Sylvie D’heygere, the leadership team at Lapauw, found in CIM Capital a strong and experienced financial partner to further grow the Lapauw Group, with a focus on ecological, energy- and labor-efficient installations, according to a news release.

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