TRSA and WATS Collaborate on Midwest Production Summit


TRSA held the second in its series of new Regional Production Summit and Plant Tour events, featuring a uniform design aimed at making a quality program more accessible to all members by bringing it to a central location within their region. The second program was held in collaboration with WATS on May 1-2 in Milwaukee.

TRSA Hosts HR, Health and Safety Summit


TRSA recently held its annual HR, Health and Safety Summit in Milwaukee. TRSA members in both the human resources and health and safety fields gathered to attend a day of professional development designed to enhance their skills. They also participated in education sessions catering to their individual fields.

Applications Due Shortly for TRSA Academic, Institutes Scholarships


Submission dates for consideration for Textile Rental Education and Research Trust (TRERT) scholarships are approaching. Webform applications and emailed supporting documents are due May 31 for the Merit-based College/Technical Institution scholarship for students and June 30 for the TRSA Institutes scholarship for member company staff.

UniFirst Distribution Center Takes Top TRSA Safety Honor


UniFirst’s Owensboro, KY, distribution center is the Gold level honoree of the 2024 SafeTRSA Safety Excellence Award. The 400-team-partner staff, building on their history of state and federal recognition, has been hailed for moving forward with an “unwavering commitment” to continuous improvement. The 360,000-square-foot distribution and fulfillment space is one of the area’s largest employers.

Technologies, Training, Accidents on 4/23 TRSA Fleet Safety Agenda


Session topics for TRSA’s April 23 Fleet Safety Summit will cover high priority topics for risk management based on opinions of members of the TRSA task force on this subject. These presentations are the centerpiece of the TRSA event, located at the NAFA (Fleet Management Association) Institute & Expo, April 21-24, San Antonio, TX.

Networking Gets Busy as New TRSA Pro Groups Meet Online


TRSA member virtual networking is in high season. Two events occurred March 5 and 7, with the Production Network Virtual Open Forum and Women in Textile Services Virtual Roundtable, respectively. On March 12, the Human Resources and Safety Networks will conduct a roundtable of their own.

Webinar to Examine Uniform Service and Sales, Side-by-Side


A March 14 webinar at 11 a.m. EDT will profile fertile markets for uniform rental and direct sale: business locations that require both. This panel presentation featuring Network Association of Uniform Manufacturers and Dealers (NAUMD) and TRSA members will examine job functions in these markets to sort opportunities for each.

Applications Due Soon for Academic, Continuing Education Scholarships


Webform applications and emailed supporting documents are due May 31 for the Merit-based College/Technical Institution scholarship from TRSA’s Textile Rental Education and Research Trust (TRERT). Full-time employees of a TRSA member company, as well as their children and grandchildren, are eligible for these funds for study at an accredited college, university or technical school.

Texcare Forum Casablanca: Industry to Meet in Morocco


For the first time, Messe Frankfurt is organizing a Texcare Forum in Casablanca, Morocco, thus opening a door to the booming region of North Africa. The forum also will serve as a prelude to Texcare International, scheduled for Frankfurt am Main, Germany, in November 2024.