AlliantCon Draws Industry Leaders to Fort Worth

11/10/2022

Over 115 linen, uniform and facility services industry operators representing 55 companies from the U.S. and Canada gathered in Fort Worth, TX, for two days of networking, education and fun. The annual conference, dubbed “AlliantCon,” is a forum for operators to discuss new technologies, exchange ideas and strategies and learn other new ways that operators can grow and manage their businesses. 

Annual Conf. Features Industry Awards, Education & Events

09/16/2022

TRSA hosted a star-studded 109th Annual Conference in Nashville, TN, from Sept. 13-15, featuring keynote addresses from a well-known country singer, songwriter and actor and a former Major League pitcher, in addition to industry-specific education sessions for both operator members and supplier partners.

Textile Market: Vendors Wary of Pakistani Flood Impact

09/09/2022

A recent flood disaster in Pakistan that has impacted 33 million people and claimed the lives of 1,300-plus victims, also threatens the future availability of cotton-based or blended textile goods made in that country, which is the world’s fifth-largest producer of cotton at 980,000 tons annually.

Cintas Acquires Iowa Laundry

07/08/2021

Cintas Corp., Mason, OH, recently acquired the customer accounts of Burke Laundry, a mixed plant in Davenport, IA, according to a news release.

Reopening Tour Part II: TRSA Visits Midwest Members

06/24/2021

Videos and photos from the June 20-25 stops on the Midwest leg of TRSA’s Reopening Tour can be viewed on TRSA’s Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn and Twitter pages; same for followers of the social media accounts of Joseph Ricci, TRSA president and CEO; and Kevin Schwalb, TRSA’s vice president of government relations.

Renewed Optimism in Latest Uniform & Linen Rental Survey

06/18/2021

Several key performance indicators trended into positive territory and the outlook for solid business growth rose among respondents to the latest Uniform & Linen Rental Survey for June 2021 (second quarter of 2021). The quarterly survey is conducted by Robert W. Baird & Co., in conjunction with TRSA.

TRSA Tour 2021: Staff Visits Members as Economy Reopens

05/07/2021

TRSA finished the first leg of its Reopening Tour 2021 through the Southeastern United States to highlight the reopening of the economy and its impact on the linen, uniform and facility services industry. Traveling from the TRSA headquarters in Alexandria, VA, through Charlotte, NC; Birmingham, AL; and Memphis, Nashville, and Knoxville, TN, over the course of 10 days, the Tour traveled nearly 2,600 miles, across seven states and 22 operator and supplier-partner facilities. TRSA representatives on the Tour included Joseph Ricci, president & CEO; Tom Newell, vice president ofoperations; Kevin Schwalb, vice president of government relations; and intern Ryan Kiernan.

TRSA Hits the Road to Visit Members

04/23/2021

TRSA staff departed the association’s headquarters in Alexandria, VA, on April 19 for a week-and-a-half long road trip to visit operator and supplier members across the South and Southeastern U.S. By the time the trip concludes on April 28, the TRSA van will have logged more than 3,000 miles while traveling through seven states and visiting more than 25 member companies.

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