Cintas Acquires Iowa Laundry


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


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


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


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


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.

TRSA Campaign Supports Mother’s Day Restaurant Business


TRSA is kicking off a two-week internet remarketing campaign linking to a video that encourages families to take moms to tablecloth restaurants on Mother’s Day (Sunday, May 9), recognizing the importance of this annual celebration to the revenues of fine-dining establishments and linen services that supply them.

Mission Linen Gets Central Coast Innovation Award


The Pacific Coast Business Times recently honored Mission Linen Supply, Santa Barbara, CA, with a Central Coast Innovation Award in the Logistics & Supply Chain category. The awards honor the region’s leaders in innovation, disruptive technologies and social ventures, according to a news release.

TRSA’s Global Textile Services Market Analysis Now Available


As previewed in recent webinar presentations to roughly 350 global linen, uniform and facility services executives worldwide, TRSA’s first-ever Global Textile Services Market Analysis is now available as a fully searchable, digital publication optimized for online devices. The nearly 150-page report is available at  

Report Plots Industry’s Path to Recovery from COVID-19


Anticipated impacts of the economic shifts created by COVID-19 are described in TRSA’s new Looking Forward: Linen, Uniform and Facility Services Industry Challenges and Opportunities report, which portrays the transformed business environment facing the industry and identifies strategies to overcome barriers to growth.