Milliken Welcomes New Textile Business President

09/02/2022

Milliken & Co., Spartanburg, SC, recently promoted David Smith to executive vice president and president of Milliken’s Textile Business. Stepping into this new role after more than 40 years with Milliken, Smith will oversee the company’s diverse textile portfolio, according to a news release.

Respondents Note Revenues Trending Up in Latest Baird Survey

06/29/2022

Robert W. Baird & Co. and TRSA recently released the June 2022 (Second-Quarter 2022) Uniform & Linen Rental Survey. The results noted rising revenues among survey respondents in the second quarter as well as a positive growth outlook among both uniform rental and linen rental operations.

Standard Textile Recognized as a U.S. Best Managed Company

05/13/2022

Standard Textile recently was selected as a 2022 U.S. Best Managed Company. Sponsored by Deloitte Private and The Wall Street Journal, the program recognizes outstanding U.S. private companies and the achievements of their management teams, according to a news release.

Take Two: TRSA Running Mother’s Day Video Again

04/29/2022

To generate additional business for tablecloth restaurants on Mother’s Day on Sunday, May 8, TRSA is promoting a two-week social media and remarketing campaign that encourages families to take moms to these establishments, thus fulfilling TRSA’s mission to support these linen service customers. The video campaign was first aired last year and brought success in terms of metrics with the goal of increasing awareness of the industry and increasing dining at restaurants.

Baird Survey Cites Upbeat Growth Prospects

03/18/2022

Robert W. Baird & Co. and TRSA recently distributed the results of the March 2022 (First-Quarter 2022) Uniform & Linen Rental Survey. Survey respondents on both the uniform and linen rental side of the industry expressed optimism at their growth prospects over the next 12 months.

March TS Preview – Finishing Strong at Alsco Raleigh

02/04/2022

In next month’s Textile Services magazine, we’ll offer a look inside the finishing department at Alsco Uniform’s plant in Raleigh, NC. There, just above the JENSEN spreaders and feeders and just over top of the American Super Sylon ironers and at other locations in the facility, you’ll see monitors – computer screens – that keep track of operator efficiency.

Venus Group Wins Award for U.S. Manufacturing

10/01/2021

SEAMS, which represents the U.S. sewn products industry, and its strategic partner, the Reshoring Initiative, recently announced the winners for 2021 in the Brands & Vertical Retailers and Cut & Sew Manufacturers categories for its Annual Sewn Products National Reshoring Awards. TRSA supplier partner Venus Group was presented with the Cut & Sew Manufacturers Award, according to a news release.

Baird 3Q Survey: Linens Up Big; Uniforms ‘Steady’

09/23/2021

Robert W. Baird & Co. recently unveiled its third quarter (3Q 2021) Textile Rental Services Survey, a collaborative effort with TRSA. The survey findings reflect 26 responses to queries sent to 250 linen, uniform and facility services professions in both the linen and uniform rental sectors. The survey found robust growth on the linen side and a slight moderation of the bullish growth reported earlier in the uniform sector.

Hurricane Ida: Laundry Cleanup/Rebuilding Revs Up … Again

09/03/2021

To say, as many have, that Hurricane Ida wasn’t as devastating as previous storms, especially Hurricane Katrina, which struck the Louisiana coast on the same day 16 years earlier, provides little comfort to laundry operators and at least one supplier partner, Pellerin Milnor Corp., that were impacted by this latest hurricane to strike the Gulf Coast region of Louisiana and Mississippi.

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