‘Two Thumbs Up’: EMI Grads Win with Knowledge, Networking

08/12/2022

Roughly 200 guests, students, faculty and staff attended an Aug. 11 commencement program at the University of Maryland that saw 11 leaders of laundry and supplier partner companies graduate from the association’s four-year educational program that’s designed to take their careers to new heights.

EMI, PMI Turnout Reflects Confidence in Workforce Teamwork

08/11/2022

Given COVID-19-induced impacts wreaking havoc on the economy and accordingly posing challenges to the linen, uniform and facility services industry, it might not seem a good time to free upwardly mobile managers from their workplaces for an immersive professional development experience. Suggesting otherwise: participation in TRSA’s 2022 TRSA Management Institute programs. Attendance from Aug. 8-12 at the University of Maryland for both the Executive and Professional conclaves improved over 2021, totaling more than 150 participants. And attendees were generally confident any work gaps created by their absence were filled by their colleagues back home.

Morning in the Midwest: Prudential’s New Cleanroom Plant

04/29/2022

Prudential Overall Supply President Chris Welch recently journeyed to Heath, OH, for an April 26 news conference announcing plans for a new, 68,000-square-foot (6,317-square-meter) cleanroom laundry located in an industrial park about 30 minutes east of Columbus, the “Buckeye State” capital.

VPP Star: Prudential’s Phoenix Plant Gets Recertified

10/22/2021

The Arizona Division of Occupational Safety and Health (ADOSH) Consultation Department presented Prudential Overall Supply’s Phoenix location with its “STAR Site” designation through the Voluntary Protection Program (VPP). Companies and job sites that are awarded the STAR designation demonstrate exemplary and comprehensive safety- and health-management systems, according to a news release.

Prudential Overall Supply: A Model for ‘Green’ Operations

09/17/2021

Prudential Overall Supply remains the largest U.S. uniform and facility services company to be TRSA Clean Green certified. The Irvine, CA-based operation received this distinction when the program began in 2012 and recently maintained it by earning its third three-year recertification. The achievement reflects the company’s continued dedication to operational efficiency and sustainability, reflected in its adherence to TRSA-designated water and energy use thresholds and best-management practices (BMPs) consistent with the ASTM International environmental laundering standard.

‘Make the World Green Again!’: Webinar Highlights Sustainability

07/09/2021

TRSA recently participated in a 90-minute webinar with international partners DTV (Germany), ETSA (Europe), FBT (Belgium) and TSA-UK to discuss global sustainability efforts in the linen, uniform and facility services industry. The webinar, titled “Make the World Green Again!” took place on June 30 and featured a speaker from each participating association as well as a question-and-answer session for participants.

Prudential at 89: Growing Stronger in a ‘Challenging Year’

04/16/2021

Prudential Overall Supply, Irvine, CA, recently marked its 89th anniversary. The family-owned and operated independent has made remarkable progress since its founding in 1932 by John D. Clark as a one-man operation. Today, Prudential is a nationally branded industrial operator that serves some 28,000 customers from coast to coast.

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