2023 IPR Includes Interactive Excel Dashboard


TRSA’s recently released Industry Performance Report shows some financial indicators improving above pre-COVID levels, while healthcare is still recovering with profit margin, return-on-net-worth and return-on-assets trends. Using 2022 financial data collected from TRSA members on a confidential basis and compiled by the MacKay Research Group, Boulder, CO, the TRSA report is the only industrywide research report that enables operators to compare their income statements, balance sheets, and financial and employee productivity ratios.

Survey Data Informs Changes to Texcare International


As a result of feedback from exhibitors and visitors, Texcare International in Frankfurt am Main, Germany, will be held in autumn and run a total of four days from Wednesday through Saturday beginning with the 2024 show. The new dates for next year’s show are Nov. 6-9, 2024.

Growth Slows from Record Pace in Q2 Uniform Rental Survey


Robert W. Baird & Co. and TRSA recently released the results of their Second-Quarter 2023 Uniform & Linen Rental Survey. After an optimistic growth outlook in the first-quarter survey, uniform rental operators were more cautious about growth prospects in the second quarter, while linen rental operators remained in line with recent survey data.

TRSA to Revamp Website, Requests Opinions


TRSA’s website for linen, uniform and facility services professionals (www.TRSA.org), where you get industry information and interact with the association, is about to be updated. A survey is underway to determine how it should be improved. You’re encouraged to motor through this two-minute checkbox questionnaire to succinctly report your typical use of the site and suggest what else you would like to see it accomplish for you.

Texcare Survey: Share Your Thoughts!


Preparations are already running high for the next Texcare International trade show in November 2024 in Frankfurt, Germany. The show is being completely renewed and the organizers want you – the visitors – to have a significant say in that process!

Members Sing Upbeat Tune of Sales, Customer and Employee Retention


Maintaining profitable customers and increasing revenue from these accounts marked the 2022 performance of TRSA linen, uniform and facility services members. Their growth prospects looking forward in 2023 are brighter in the long run than the near term, following a first quarter when a solid majority of TRSA Business Pulse survey respondents’ revenue exceeded expectations.

Supplier Partner Workshop Kicks Off Legislative Conference


TRSA kickstarted its 13th Annual Legislative Conference in Washington, DC, with a three-hour workshop on March 21 designed exclusively for supplier partners to the linen, uniform and facility services industry. The workshop’s four sessions were designed to inform and educate industry suppliers about the latest supply-chain trends, sustainable practices, the importance of branding and how understanding the industry’s end users helps build relationships with operators.

Operators Report Record Revenues in Latest Survey


Robert W. Baird & Co. and TRSA recently released the results of their First-Quarter 2023 Uniform & Linen Rental Survey. A record percentage of survey respondents on both the uniform and linen rental side of the business reported revenues meeting or exceeding their expectations in the first quarter.

TRSA Annual Safety Survey Data Due March 1


Many companies have made great strides in reducing workplace illnesses and injuries, and from 2017 to 2021 the linen, uniform and facility services industry experienced across-the-board reductions in its injury and illness rates. Many TRSA members have reported fewer incidents, according to the 2022 TRSA Industry Safety Report. But not everyone is on the same improvement trajectory.