Industry News

EPA Officials Update Industry on Potential PFAS Regs

Posted June 7, 2024 at 2:59 pm

TRSA recently hosted a webinar featuring a pair of U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) officials to update the industry on the potential for per- and polyfluoroalkyl (PFAS) regulations. More than 100 linen, uniform and facility services executives attended the presentation.

UniFirst Raises Nearly $50K for New England Charities

Posted June 7, 2024 at 2:01 pm

UniFirst Corp., Wilmington, MA, recently held its annual Ronald D. Croatti Memorial Golf Tournament at Black Swan Country Club in Georgetown, MA. The tournament raised nearly $50,000 this year and attracted more than 90 golfers and 30 corporate sponsors. The funds will be donated to five local charities and bring the total amount UniFirst has raised throughout the years to more than $200,000, according to a news release.

JENSEN Announces CFO Succession Plans

Posted June 7, 2024 at 1:43 pm

Markus Schalch, JENSEN-GROUP’s CFO, has decided to retire from his current position early next year. As a result of Schalch’s retirement, JENSEN’s Board of Directors announced the appointment of Doga Cagdas as the company’s new CFO, effective Oct. 1, according to a news release.

Prudential Overall Supply Releases ESG Report

Posted June 7, 2024 at 1:24 pm

Prudential Overall Supply, Irvine, CA, recently announced that it has released its inaugural ESG report that highlights Prudential’s commitment to environmental, social and governance excellence.

6/25 Roundtable: What Takes GM Time and Whether It’s Right

Posted June 7, 2024 at 1:15 pm

TRSA’s June 25 General Managers’ Virtual Roundtable (1 p.m. EDT) will enable GMs to swap strategies for personal priority-setting in bearing ultimate responsibility for all activity in linen, uniform and facility services plants they oversee. Discussion will support their efforts to be flexible with their time as they oversee sales, service, laundry production and administration operations of laundry facilities.

CHMS – Charting a Course to Sustainability, Growth

Posted June 7, 2024 at 11:29 am

Coburger Towel and Mat Service, an industrial launderer in south-central Germany, has implemented a number of innovations aimed at saving energy, water and labor as it seeks to grow its floor mat, cloth-roll towel (CRT) and other business lines in Germany and beyond.

New York Governor Halts Congestion-Pricing Plans

Posted June 6, 2024 at 3:00 pm

New York Gov. Kathy Hochul (D) announced yesterday that she is shelving the long-awaited tolling plan known as congestion pricing, just weeks before it was scheduled to go into effect. The program was set to begin collecting tolls on June 30.

Next-Gen Execs Gather to Discuss AI

Posted May 31, 2024 at 1:31 pm

TRSA’s Next-Generation Executives Network recently held a virtual roundtable to discuss artificial intelligence (AI), and how linen, uniform and facility services executives can use this technology to enhance their business processes.