Sanico the Survivor – Three Disasters Met and Mastered


On the cusp of a new hurricane season, it’s worth noting companies that have experienced multiple disasters, yet keep coming back. One such business is Sanico Inc., Lake, MS, an independent industrial/mixed operator that’s drawn feature coverage in Textile Services magazine for its comebacks from three disasters. Highlights of the forthcoming June article follow.

UniFirst Completes Rooftop Solar Panel Projects


UniFirst Corp., Wilmington, MA, recently partnered with HOLT Renewables to finalize three rooftop solar power systems at UniFirst industrial laundry facilities in Austin and San Antonio, TX, and Stockton, CA. Combined, the solar-power systems boast over 2,000 high-efficiency solar panels, promising substantial long-term benefits including clean energy, reduced emissions and significant lifetime utility savings.

Service Uniform – Plant Upgrades Powering Competitiveness


In today’s fiercely competitive market, an independent industrial launderer has to ensure a high value proposition to keep pace with national and regional rivals. That’s precisely what Service Uniform, Englewood, CO, has sought to do with a recent upgrade of its wash aisle in a plant that serves some 2,200 customers in metro Denver and beyond.

Lindström Group Publishes 2023 Sustainability Report


The Lindström Group, Helsinki, recently released its 2023 Sustainability Report, which outlined the company’s success in meeting its financial targets; customer and employee satisfaction gains; and progress in improving the sustainability of its services and operations.

Baird Survey: Respondents Remain in Growth Mode


Robert W. Baird & Co. and TRSA recently released the results of their First-Quarter 2024 Uniform & Linen Rental Survey. Respondents to both the uniform rental and linen rental surveys remained optimistic about their growth prospects this year.

Webinar to Examine Uniform Service and Sales, Side-by-Side


A March 14 webinar at 11 a.m. EDT will profile fertile markets for uniform rental and direct sale: business locations that require both. This panel presentation featuring Network Association of Uniform Manufacturers and Dealers (NAUMD) and TRSA members will examine job functions in these markets to sort opportunities for each.