Industry Execs Gather in DC for TRSA Legislative Conference


TRSA recently hosted its 14th Annual Legislative Conference & Industry Awards Dinner in Washington, DC. The conference was bookended by a Supplier Partner Workshop on the front end and Annual Hill Day meetings between industry executives and key congressional representatives to close the conference.

TRSA Launches Legislative Conf. with Supplier Workshop


TRSA kicked off the 14th Annual Legislative Conference with a workshop designed for supplier partners on April 9 at the Madison Hotel in Washington, DC. Ben Kniffen, CEO of LinkedSelling, led the session with over 50 attendees and offered skills and tools that enable placing the right message in front of the right person through the right channels, and how to develop a sales process that ties everything together.

Plant Design for Employee Health, Comfort Wins TRSA Award


NOVO Health Services’ Miami facility is the 2024 honoree in TRSA’s Best Plants judging, recognizing the location for its efficiency and infection-prevention features, as well as its safety and ergonomics emphasis, a key to creating work conditions that promote employee retention.

TRSA Awards Recognize Value of Truck ‘Canvas’ Decoration


Fifteen TRSA member operators have been honored with the association’s 2024 Fleet Graphics Award. The accolade acknowledges them for how their chosen images and text reflect their companies’ key attributes as linen, uniform and facility services providers. These qualities could include sustainability, hygiene, service timeliness, textile durability … whatever qualities of the organization the company seeks to portray.

Legislative Conference to Hail Exemplary Community Service


Five TRSA member companies will receive 2024 TRSA Community Service Awards for significant contributions to their communities. These awards will honor those who’ve volunteered their time, actions, talents and dedication outside the workplace. TRSA will present these awards during an April 10 dinner at the 14th Annual TRSA Legislative Conference in Washington, DC.

TRSA Promotes Reusable PPE on Key Healthcare Panel


Liz Remillong, a member of TRSA’s Board of Directors; and Kevin Schwalb, TRSA’s vice president of government relations, spoke at the Fall 2023 meeting of the National Academies’ Standing Committee on Personal Protective Equipment (COPPE) for Workplace Safety and Health on Dec. 14, where a key healthcare panel discussion was held focusing on opportunities to increase reusable PPE textiles in healthcare settings.

CDC Responds to TRSA Reusable Inquiry


During TRSA’s 2023 Legislative Conference in Washington, DC, the focus of the legislative visits were to gain signatures for a congressional letter to send to the Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services Xavier Becerra. The letter asked Secretary Becerra to study the benefits of reusable personal protective equipment (PPE) in healthcare facilities and find ways to increase the amount of reusable PPE in healthcare operations.

Best of the Industry Honored at Annual Awards Dinner


The 13th Annual Legislative Conference concluded its opening day with the Annual Industry Awards dinner to spotlight the best of the linen, uniform and facility services industry in several categories, including Plant of the Year, Above & Beyond Service, Company Community Service, Safety Excellence and more.