Fleet Managers Hit Capitol Hill to Lobby Feds on EV Regs

09/23/2022

Fleet Management Association members gathered in Washington Sept. 19-21 to discuss the emerging regulatory burdens of vehicle electrification and make their case that the federal government must accelerate plans to support electric-vehicle (EV) charging infrastructure.

Kemco Gets Patent for Water-Recycling Process

07/31/2022

TRSA supplier partner member Kemco Systems, Clearwater, FL, recently announced the award of a patent for its KLEENWATER™ system. The patented process employs the combination of Kemco’s ceramic membrane filtration system and specialized reverse-osmosis technology which conserves water and thermal energy, according to a news release.

Vitec Acquires ABS Laundry Business Solutions

07/08/2022

Vitec Software Group AB recently acquired ABS Laundry Business Solutions (ABS), headquartered in Boxtel, the Netherlands. ABS reported sales of SEK (Swedish krona) 203 million ($19.3 million) for the 2021 financial year, according to a news release.

Alsco’s Houston South Facility Celebrates First Year of Service

06/10/2022

Alsco’s Houston South branch opened on June 12, 2021, amid lockdowns and economic distress. Despite these challenges, the Houston South team has exceeded expectations and has proudly built a reputation for quality service in the Houston area. The team celebrates its first year of success this June with a virtual plant tour open to all who are interested in a behind-the-scenes look at their operations.

‘Surf the Wave’: European Operator Discusses Trends There

06/03/2022

Textile Services Weekly recently interviewed Andreas Holzer, managing director of Bardusch GmbH, Kusnacht, Germany, about trends in sustainability and how European operators are dealing with the aftermath of COVID-19. Holzer, whose company is a TRSA member, also serves as the elected chairman of the European Textile Services Association (ETSA). Excerpts of our discussion follow.

Breakthroughs … Textile Services’ May Focus on Innovation

05/13/2022

The cover article in this month’s Textile Services focuses on a series of plant innovations. Common themes among the operators cited in this piece, titled “Innovation – ‘Every Problem Is an Opportunity,'” include breakthroughs in automation, resource conservation and ergonomics. Highlights from the article appear below.

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.

Family-Owned Texas Company Acquires Alliant Systems

04/14/2022

Alliant Systems, Irving, TX, recently announced the sale of the company to Herrera Rodriguez Family Holdings (HRFH), a private Texas corporation owned by Mayron Herrera and Jhovanny Rodriguez. Alliant Systems will continue to operate under the same name as a wholly owned subsidiary of HRFH, which also operates an IT services company, Synetek Solutions, and a cloud-based VoIP service, GreenLink Networks, according to a news release.

Protect Your Business from Cyber Threats

03/18/2022

TRSA recently hosted a webinar presentation to educate linen, uniform and facility services industry operators and supplier partners on cyber threats and how to protect their systems from intruders.

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