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Webinar: A Guide to Accessing TRSA Resources

Posted April 20, 2018 at 12:08 pm

TRSA recently held a webinar titled “Navigating TRSA’s New Website and Accessing Resources.” The hour-long presentation took an in-depth look at the association’s new website at and how association members can use the website as a tool to access the information you need from TRSA.

Bates Troy Marks 17 Months Without a Lost-Time Injury

Posted April 20, 2018 at 11:14 am

Bates Troy Inc., Binghamton, NY, recently was honored by its insurance carrier for working nearly 1.5 years without experiencing a lost-time injury among its staff of 110 people who work in their healthcare plant and three retail dry-cleaning stores, according to a news release.

Jovanovic to Oversee R.W. Martin Parts Operation

Posted April 20, 2018 at 11:10 am

R.W. Martin Co., Kent, OH, recently named Patrick Jovanovic as parts specialist for its Parts PLUS Team, according to a news release. In this new role, Jovanovic will manage the company’s large inventory of replacement parts for equipment for the linen, uniform and facility services industry. He’ll also ensure that customers receive the correct original equipment manufacturer (OEM) or aftermarket laundry parts with speed and efficiency.

NYC Meeting: TRSA Opposes Congestion Pricing and Delivery Restrictions

Posted April 20, 2018 at 11:03 am

Nearly 40 TRSA members recently gathered in New York City to gain insight into issues affecting the linen, uniform and facility services industry. Among the topics discussed were “congestion pricing,” which would increase fees for delivery into New York City, as well as delivery restrictions.

Title 22: TRSA Clears Committee in Updating CA Reg

Posted April 20, 2018 at 10:33 am

Noel Richardson, president & CEO of Shasta Linen Supply Inc., Sacramento, CA, recently testified in front of the California State Assembly Committee on Health in favor of Assembly Bill 2679 (AB 2679). The legislation, if enacted, would require the California Department of Health (CDH) to update the antiquated Title 22 healthcare laundry regulation that requires a prescribed method of processing linens for healthcare facilities.

Next TRSA Europe Tour Set for Italy Expo in October

Posted April 13, 2018 at 7:15 am

In October in Italy following the EXPOdetergo show in Milan, TRSA will present its latest European Laundry Tour. Participants will trek from the show through Verona to Florence, enjoying a total of five nights in those two cities and visiting nine linen, uniform and facility services laundries.

Got Problems in Your Operation? Ask the Experts!

Posted April 13, 2018 at 6:50 am

Your ironer isn’t producing the quality you desire. Your delivery-fuel usage is up, but route stops are down. The fold on flat-goods is off square. Your engineering crew is working overtime, but you can’t get ahead with preventive maintenance. Bags on the monorail system stick and need to be prodded to move. Finished uniforms look droopy and wrinkled. What can you do?

AmeriPride Donates Garments to Charity

Posted April 13, 2018 at 6:45 am

AmeriPride Inc.’s branch in Twin Falls, ID, is donating hundreds of pairs of surplus jeans and other garments to a local United Way office that will tap volunteers to remove the goods from hangers and take off company labels, according to news reports.