Hart to Receive the Maglin-Biggie Lifetime Achievement Award


TRSA recently announced that Phil Hart, the president and CEO of Kannegiesser ETECH, Minneapolis, has been honored with the 2024 Maglin-Biggie Supplier Partner Lifetime Achievement Award. This award is a testament to Hart’s exceptional leadership, his significant contributions to the linen, uniform and facility services industry, and his steadfast dedication to excellence.

JENSEN Announces CFO Succession Plans


Markus Schalch, JENSEN-GROUP’s CFO, has decided to retire from his current position early next year. As a result of Schalch’s retirement, JENSEN’s Board of Directors announced the appointment of Doga Cagdas as the company’s new CFO, effective Oct. 1, according to a news release.

Mitchell Returns to Colmac


Colmac Industries Inc., Colville, WA, recently announced the addition of Jeff Mitchell to the company’s inside sales team. Mitchell’s responsibility will be to assist Colmac’s dealers and distributors in identifying the proper equipment for their customers, and offering suggestions on how to optimize their operations. 

Standard Textile Recognized as a Best-Managed Company


Standard Textile, Cincinnati, recently announced that it has been selected as a 2024 U.S. Best Managed Company Gold Standard winner. Now in its fifth year, the award, sponsored by Deloitte Private and The Wall Street Journal, recognizes the achievements of U.S. private companies and the successes of their management teams.

Milliken & Co. Releases 2023 Sustainability Report


Milliken & Co., Spartanburg, SC, recently released its sixth annual sustainability report that discloses performance against its 2025 Sustainability Goals and 2030 net-zero targets. The report details the company’s key impacts across its people, product, planet and net-zero measures.

Victor Promoted to VP of Sales at George Courey Inc.


George Courey Inc., Montreal, recently announced the promotion of Matthew Victor to vice president of sales. This promotion recognizes Victor’s exceptional leadership, dedication and instrumental role in driving the company’s sales growth over the past nine years.

Standard Textile Eliminates Poly Bags from US-Made Products


Standard Textile Co. Inc., Cincinnati, announced its latest initiative in environmental sustainability on Earth Day 2024. In alignment with this year’s theme of “Planet vs. Plastics,” the company is eliminating poly bags from its U.S.-made products, marking a significant stride toward reducing plastic waste and preserving our planet.