EPA Sets Limits for PFAS in Drinking Water


The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently passed a National Primary Drinking Water Regulation, which set legally-enforceable maximum contaminant levels (MCLs) for six per- and polyfluoroalkyl (PFAS) compounds.

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.

TSA-UK Releases Sustainability Report


The Textile Services Association (TSA-UK) has released its sustainability report that outlines the industry’s journey to a sustainable future where industrial laundering thrives on radical innovation to decarbonize the industry’s primary energy demands. The report also shines a light on the importance of actively engaging with its global value chain and the critical role played by people at all levels to make a lasting difference.

Maintenance – Your Key to Continuous Improvement


Among the many challenges facing today’s linen, uniform and facility services operators, few would rate the need to upgrade their maintenance program as a top issue. But some undoubtedly should. Because without effective upkeep, companies are at risk of entering a downward spiral, according to an article in January’s Textile Services.

Plant Preview – Back on ‘Topper’ in Toronto!


Attendees at TRSA’s upcoming Fourth Annual Canadian Production Summit & Plant Tours this Oct. 4-5 in Toronto will get a close look at a company that not only survived a disastrous fire and a series of COVID-19 lockdowns, but now has a fully refurbished plant, and an outlook on the future that’s brimming with optimism.

Coming in August – United Hospitality Services


Like hotel laundries across the U.S. and beyond, UHS soldiered on through the downturn that accompanied the recent COVID-19 pandemic. Now the company has fully recovered and reports robust growth in the article titled “United Hospitality Services—‘A Company of Solutions.’”

Video Showcases Industry Sustainability in Advance of Earth Day


TRSA and Infinite Laundry have developed a 15-second video to highlight one of the many sustainable benefits of the linen, uniform and facility services industry – reduced water consumption. The video notes that the industry saves a whopping 30 billion gallons of water per year compared to home laundering.