Superior Linen Service Fire Starts in Mat Area

Feb 16, 2018

A blaze that began in the mat-production area at Superior Linen Service’s Tulsa, OK, laundry facility will require the company to repair or replace lost product, according to company President and TRSA Immediate Past Chairman Doug Waldman. There were no injuries caused by the fire or structural damage to the facility, Waldman said.

Aramark Completes AmeriPride Acquisition

Jan 23, 2018

Aramark, Philadelphia, recently completed the acquisition of AmeriPride Services Inc., Minnetonka, MN, for approximately $1 billion, according to a news release. The acquisition was announced on Oct. 16, 2017.

Misclassifying Textiles: ADI Fined $2.33M

Jan 17, 2018

American Dawn Inc. (ADI), Los Angeles, recently reached a settlement with the U.S. Attorney’s Office for Northern Georgia regarding charges of violations of the False Claims Act. Specifically, federal authorities allege that, “American Dawn intentionally misclassified goods imported into the United States in order to pay lower tariff rates,” according to an agency news release. To resolve these allegations, ADI agreed to pay $2.33 million.

TRSA Webinar: Increase Your Hotel Business

Dec 15, 2017

TRSA held its final webinar of 2018, with a focus on the hospitality sector of the linen, uniform and facility services industry. The webinar, titled, “Build Your Hotel Linen/Uniform Business, Euro-Style,” took a look at the best practices of hospitality operators in the European market, and focused on how U.S. operators could make those practices work for them to gain hotel business in the states.

Washable RFID Tags Track Hotel Linens

May 2, 2011

A new washable radio frequency identification (RFID) chip can help hotels keep track of their linen supplies. With the chips, linens are scanned and monitored at check-in and check-out stations, when they are sent to laundry services, put in storage, and sent to the pool or beach kiosks.