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

07/15/2022

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.

Gurtler Launches Logistics Group

05/20/2022

TRSA supplier partner member Gurtler Industries Inc., South Holland, IL, recently announced the formation of Gurtler Logistics, a fully owned and operated division of the company. Gurtler Logistics will provide product-delivery services to Gurtler customers, according to a news release.

Christeyns Partner Appoints Laundry Veteran as COO

03/25/2022

Las Vegas-based Applied Chemical Innovations (ACI) recently completed its first significant development since partnering with Christeyns USA in January by hiring Perry Pierce as its new COO. Pierce will report directly to ACI founder Chet Van Orden, according to a news release.

Ecolab Again Named Best Place to Work for LGBTQ+ Equality

01/28/2022

Ecolab has received a perfect score of 100% on the 2022 Corporate Equality Index (CEI), designating it as one of the “Best Places to Work for LGBTQ+ Equality.” The CEI is a national benchmarking survey and report on corporate policies and practices related to LGBTQ+ workplace equality, administered by the Human Rights Campaign Foundation. This is the 10th consecutive year that Ecolab has received a perfect score on the CEI, according to a news release.

Christeyns USA Expands by Acquiring Stake in ACI

01/28/2022

As part of an important step in the company’s next phase to expand its North American operations, Christeyns USA, East Bridgewater, MA, has completed an agreement to invest in Las Vegas-based Applied Chemical Innovations (ACI). Founded by Chet Van Orden, ACI specializes in supplying premium quality specialty cleaning chemicals and services to commercial, industrial and institutional end-users across the western U.S., according to a news release.

Christeyns Unveils New Website

09/24/2021

Christeyns, a Belgian company with U.S. operations based in East Bridgewater, MA, recently introduced a new website. The updated design can be viewed in seven languages and provides textile care professionals easier access to its laundry chemistry solutions and services, according to a news release.

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