Positek RFID President to Step Down


Positek RFID and Fujitsu Frontech North America recently announced that Jeff Markman will leave his role as president of Positek RFID, effective April 29. Over the past 21 years, Markman has guided Positek RFID’s growth and formed a solid team that will continue to serve the industry and its customers, according to a news release.

ABS Adds Brown to U.S. Staff


Patrick Brown recently joined the U.S. team of ABS Laundry Business Solutions as a business consultant/project manager, according to a news release.

Californians Swap Notes on COVID-19; Get Leg/Reg Updates


TRSA President & CEO Joseph Ricci and Vice President of Government Relations and Certification Kevin Schwalb hosted a California Regional Zoom Meeting on Aug. 12 to update operators on TRSA’s COVID-19 response and facilitate information sharing on a range of legislative and regulatory issues.

Positek Rolls Out RFID Bulk Reading Solutions


TRSA associate member Positek RFID Inc., Norristown, PA, announced that its redesigned and improved line of RFID portals and tunnels for reading thousands of RFID tags within seconds is now available, according to a news release.

F&B Victory – FDA Adds Linens to Restaurant Guidance


In response to TRSA advocacy efforts, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently agreed to add reusable table linens – including recommending fresh tablecloths for each group of diners – as part of its guidance to restaurateurs. This news comes as eateries have begun reopening amid a loosening of COVID-19 restrictions aimed at “flattening the curve” of infections.

LCT and Textilligence Join Forces


LCT, a specialist in garment management, distribution and wardrobe systems, and Textilligence, a sister company of the ABS Group, a specialist in UHF RFID solutions for textile management, have merged to become a new company named LCT-Textilligence, according to a news release.

Halifax Begins $6 Million Plant Automation Project


TRSA operator member Halifax Linen Service recently started a $6 million automation process in its Roanoke Rapids, NC, facility. The end goal of the project is to capitalize on years of RFID experience with customers and truly bring the technology to the company’s production floor, according to Halifax Linen President Preston McElheney.