Texas Medical Center Co-op Partners with UNX-Christeyns


As the laundry conduit for the world’s largest medical complex, the Texas Medical Center Hospital Laundry (TMCHL) Co-op Association in Houston is now busier than ever. Three years ago, the COVID-19 pandemic caused the hospitals to curtail services that led to a sharp decrease in patients and a steep drop in laundry volume. With the health crisis officially over and a new management team in place, the co-op has successfully turned the corner and is now achieving production levels above pre-pandemic levels.

Amini Joins Gurtler Staff


Gurtler Industries Inc., South Holland, IL, recently announced the addition of Amir Amini to its staff. Amini will be the company’s manager of market development in the New England area, according to a news release.

Mitchell Ascends to VP Role at Gurtler


Gurtler Industries Inc., South Holland, IL, recently announced the promotion of Bill Mitchell to vice president of field operations. Mitchell has 32 years of experience in the laundry industry, according to a news release.

Gurtler Logistics Celebrates First Year of Service


One year ago, Gurtler Industries Inc. launched Gurtler Logistics, a fully owned and operated division of the company, dedicated to providing product-delivery services to its customers. Over the last few years, the industry has experienced increased challenges with delivery services due to the availability of appropriate trucks and drivers. To meet these challenges, Gurtler invested in its own fleet of semi-tractor/trailers and bulk tankers and hired its own staff of fully qualified drivers.

PFAS Waste – A Dark Cloud on the Laundry Industry’s Horizon


So you thought getting through COVID-19 was bad? And the follow-on (continuing) crises of inflation and supply-chain/labor shortages? Well, buckle your seat belts laundry operators, because the EPA and state environmental officials are now in the process of targeting a textile chemical additive called PFAS. Their actions potentially could saddle you with extremely high wastewater-disposal costs.