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Textile Services Earns MarCom Honors

Posted November 18, 2019 at 4:51 pm
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For the seventh straight year, TRSA’s print magazine, Textile Services, has received recognition in the form of a Gold Award from the Association of Communication and Marketing Professionals (MarCom).

Ricci Highlights Global Industry Collaboration at UK Event

Posted November 15, 2019 at 12:21 pm
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TRSA President & CEO Joseph Ricci addressed “Trade Organizations on a Global Platform” at the recent Textile Services Association (TSA) Congress in Birmingham, UK. Nearly 100 linen, uniform and facility services executives and suppliers participated in the one-day, invitation-only event.

Gurtler and HLSG Solidify Long-Term Strategic Partnership

Posted November 15, 2019 at 12:11 pm
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Gurtler Industries and the Healthcare Linen Services Group (HLSG) recently announced a long-term strategic partnership agreement. Under the agreement, Gurtler will provide all the specialty laundry chemicals and service to HLSG’s facilities under the Logan’s Linens and Superior Health Linens names, according to a news release. 

TRSA Hosts Webinar on Industry Advocacy

Posted November 15, 2019 at 11:51 am

TRSA held its latest webinar, titled “TRSA Advocacy Efforts and Policy Update,” to apprise its members on current legislation and regulation that could affect the industry, as well as give an update on TRSA’s efforts on behalf of linen, uniform and facility services businesses at both the federal and state levels. The webinar featured Kevin Schwalb, TRSA vice president of government relations and certifications; Bill Spencer, TRSA federal government counsel; R.J. Cervantes, TRSA California legislative counsel; and Paul Thomas, TRSA New York legislative counsel.

Texcare International: Revving Up for 2020

Posted November 14, 2019 at 4:55 pm
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With no Clean Show planned for 2020, next year’s Texcare International, scheduled for June 20-24, in Frankfurt, Germany, is expected to draw a worldwide audience of laundry operators and suppliers to this quadrennial exhibition, according to Johannes Schmid-Weidersheim, who serves as the show director for Messe Frankfurt, the company that produces not only Texcare and the Clean Show, but hundreds of other trade exhibitions for launderers and other businesses worldwide. In 2018 alone, Messe Frankfurt produced more than 500 trade shows and other programs, according to its website.

In Other News this Week

Posted November 13, 2019 at 1:01 pm
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Additional recent headlines from consumer media of interest to linen, uniform and facility services operators, and especially readers of Textile Services Weekly.

TRSA Legislative Conference: One Industry, One Voice

Posted November 12, 2019 at 4:42 pm
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The TRSA 10th Annual Legislative Conference in Washington, DC, on March 25-26, 2020, is your best opportunity to establish relationships and help educate our nation’s legislators on the issues that are important to you and your linen, uniform and facility services business.

Jury Awards Kleen $3.8M Lawsuit Verdict

Posted November 8, 2019 at 12:36 pm
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Kleen Laundry & Dry Cleaning Services Inc., Lebanon, NH, recently was awarded nearly $3.8 million by a jury in a lawsuit Kleen filed against its compressed natural gas equipment installer, according to news reports.