9/27 Webinar Shares U.K., U.S. Success Renting Linen to Hotels


Most U.S. outsourced laundries profit more from hotels by servicing their customer-owned goods (COG) than renting linen to them. A Sept. 27 TRSA webinar will explain how the reverse can be true. Participants will hear from experienced U.K. hotel laundry specialists whose customers have preferred rental for decades and a U.S. operator who has 90% of its hotel volume in rental.

Arway Linen Announces New State-of-the-Art Facility


Arway Linen & Uniform Rental Service recently announced that the company will be moving to a new state-of-the-art facility in the Port Richmond section of Philadelphia. The new facility will allow Arway to expand its operations and better meet customer’s needs, according to a news release.

1Concier Announces the Appointment of a New CEO


Tony R. Smith has been appointed the CEO of 1Concier, Fort Lauderdale, FL, a company that was formed through the merger of Riegel Linen, T-Y Group and Harbor Linen. 1Concier serves the hospitality, healthcare and commercial laundry markets.

Coming in August – United Hospitality Services


Like hotel laundries across the U.S. and beyond, UHS soldiered on through the downturn that accompanied the recent COVID-19 pandemic. Now the company has fully recovered and reports robust growth in the article titled “United Hospitality Services—‘A Company of Solutions.’”

Triple D Uniform Expands with New Equipment


The old axiom that everything is bigger in Texas is alive and well. The state’s population is among the fastest growing in the U.S., and well-run businesses like Triple D Uniform & Linen Service are responding to the challenge. A local staple in Houston for more than 50 years, they recently expanded service to markets in central Texas and, in turn, upgraded their machinery to handle the increased business.

TRSA’s New Customer-Facing Website: Taking the Industry to the Public!


TRSA recently launched a customer/consumer-facing website to promote the hygiene and environmental advantages and supply-chain sustainability, as well as other benefits of linen, uniform and facility services. Users can view the website at LaundryServices.org. It includes a searchable directory of TRSA members so local businesses can find one near them.

K-Bro Closes Paranet Acquisition


K-Bro Linen Inc., Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, recently announced that it completed its acquisition of Buanderie Para-Net (Paranet), according to a news release.

TRSA Members Discuss Individual Market Trends, Challenges


TRSA recently hosted its Market Sector Roundtables, giving linen, uniform and facility services industry executives an opportunity to discuss challenges, opportunities and trends impacting their market sector and business. The event included breakout discussions focused on the food-and-beverage (F&B), healthcare, hospitality/hotel and industrial market sectors.

In Other News this Week


Additional recent headlines from consumer media of interest to linen, uniform and facility services operators, and especially readers of Textile Services Weekly.