Two Plant Tours to Cap Off Production Summit


A highlight of past TRSA Production Summits have been the highly informative plant tours. With that in mind, TRSA has arranged for two distinctive tours for the May 10-11 Summit that will take place in Kansas City, MO.

TRSA Members Discuss Individual Market Trends, Challenges


TRSA recently hosted its Market Sector Roundtables, giving linen, uniform and facility services industry executives an opportunity to discuss challenges, opportunities and trends impacting their market sector and business. The event included breakout discussions focused on the food-and-beverage (F&B), healthcare, hospitality/hotel and industrial market sectors.

Coming in April: Supply-Chain Lessons from the Pandemic


For April’s Textile Services magazine we’ll offer readers insights on the supply-chain crisis precipitated by COVID-19 and how operators and suppliers have adjusted their planning in light of the pandemic that began three years ago. Below are highlights from the forthcoming article, titled “Supply-Chain Strategies: Lessons from the Pandemic.”

UniFirst Announces Agreement to Acquire Clean Uniform


UniFirst Corp., Wilmington, MA, today announced that it has signed an agreement to purchase Clean Uniform, St. Louis, for $300 million, or a net purchase price of approximately $260 million after adjusting for the estimated value of anticipated incremental tax benefits that it expects to realize over time, according to a news release.

Cintas Releases its 2022 ESG Report


Cintas Corp., Mason, OH, recently published its 2022 Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) Report, which details the company’s ESG journey, performance and initiatives from the last fiscal year.

Avery Dennison Signs Agreement to Acquire Thermopatch


Avery Dennison Corp., Mentor, OH, recently announced that it has signed an agreement to acquire Thermopatch Corp., a Syracuse, NY-based company that specializes in labeling, embellishments and transfers for the sports, industrial laundry, workwear and hospitality industries.

In Other News this Week


Additional recent headlines from consumer media of interest to linen, uniform and facility services operators, and especially readers of Textile Services Weekly.