Erickson Promoted to CTO at Kannegiesser ETECH

10/15/2021

Kannegiesser ETECH, Minneapolis, recently announced that Larry Erickson is joining the executive leadership team as the company’s chief technology officer (CTO). Erickson started his laundry career in 2004 with ETECH as a programmer and since has grown into a strong manager, coach and leader, according to a news release.Kannegiesser ETECH, Minneapolis, recently announced that Larry Erickson is joining the executive leadership team as the company’s chief technology officer (CTO). Erickson started his laundry career in 2004 with ETECH as a programmer and since has grown into a strong manager, coach and leader, according to a news release.

Hurricane Ida Aftermath: Encompass Donates Goods to Customers

10/15/2021

Hurricane Ida devastated Louisiana with statewide damage unseen since Hurricane Katrina ravaged the area. Many customers of TRSA supplier partner Encompass Group LLC, McDonough, GA, suffered damage to their places of business and homes during the storm that struck the Louisiana coast on Aug. 29.

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.

Berg Returns to VP Role at Encompass Group

10/01/2021

Encompass Group LLC, McDonough, GA, recently named Steve Berg as the company’s vice president, product strategy and development, healthcare textiles. In collaboration with the Encompass internal sourcing and product teams, as well as the external national sales organization, Berg will direct and support companywide strategic sales and product development plans for the healthcare market, according to a news release.

Penn Emblem Makes Connections at Trade Show

09/24/2021

The Atlantic City (NJ) Convention Center recently hosted the 2021 Impressions Expo. The event offers business education and guidance on the software and equipment used for digitally driven decorations and the annual meeting showcases the year’s latest innovations and trending resources for screen printing, embroidery, heat-applied graphics and various other techniques, according to a news release.

Christeyns Unveils New Website

09/24/2021

Christeyns, a Belgian company with U.S. operations based in East Bridgewater, MA, recently introduced a new website. The updated design can be viewed in seven languages and provides textile care professionals easier access to its laundry chemistry solutions and services, according to a news release.

Girbau North America Hires Kuhn

09/24/2021

Melissa Kuhn recently joined the staff at Girbau North America (GNA) as a digital marketing manager. Kuhn brings more than nine years of marketing and digital marketing experience to the company. In her new role, she will plan and execute GNA’s digital marketing and advertising strategies and social media campaigns, according to a news release.

Tingue Adds Cory Acton to its Management Team

09/17/2021

Tingue, Brown & Co., Peachtree City, GA, recently announced the addition of Cory Acton to the management team of its Tingue division. Acton will serve as the west region sales manager, overseeing Tingue’s business in Texas and everything west of the Rockies, according to a news release.

Careismatic Brands Adds Ross to Staff

09/17/2021

Andria Ross recently joined TRSA supplier partner Careismatic Brands Inc. (CBI) as the company’s healthcare business director. In her new role, Ross will focus on the continued growth and development of the industrial laundry and group divisions, according to a news release.

Milnor Sets Up Hurricane Ida Employee Relief Fund

09/17/2021

Over the last couple of weeks, Pellerin Milnor has worked to return to full operations following the impact of Hurricane Ida. Milnor was fortunate its facilities sustained minimal damage, allowing the company to recently return to full production, according to a news release.

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