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Redesigned Website Improves Your TRSA Connectivity

Posted December 15, 2017 at 2:32 pm

The new design provides more readable text, additional and larger images and easier navigation across the site, putting TRSA to work for you faster and more effectively. The upgrade, launched Dec. 12, has improved the appearance and utility of webpages dedicated to advocacy, certification, professional development events, news and membership. A new Resources section enables you to quickly access most other TRSA services and information.

TRSA Webinar: Increase Your Hotel Business

Posted December 15, 2017 at 2:07 pm

TRSA held its final webinar of 2018, with a focus on the hospitality sector of the linen, uniform and facility services industry. The webinar, titled, “Build Your Hotel Linen/Uniform Business, Euro-Style,” took a look at the best practices of hospitality operators in the European market, and focused on how U.S. operators could make those practices work for them to gain hotel business in the states.

Gurtler Acquires Metro-Chem of NJ

Posted December 15, 2017 at 1:50 pm

Gurtler Industries Inc. recently announced its acquisition of Metro-Chem Inc., a regional manufacturer of specialty laundry chemicals, according to a news release.

Season’s Greetings: TRSA Holiday Schedule

Posted December 15, 2017 at 1:27 pm

TRSA offices will remain closed on Friday, Dec. 22, and Monday, Dec. 25, in observance of Christmas. The association’s offices also will remain closed on Friday, Dec. 29, and Monday, Jan. 1, 2018, in observance of New Year’s.

Cintas to Open New DC in Ohio

Posted December 15, 2017 at 1:19 pm

TRSA operator member Cintas Corp., Mason, OH, recently received incentives from the state of Ohio to open a new distribution center in Groveport, OH, located south of Columbus, according to media reports.

Aramark Acquires a Pair of Industrial Operators

Posted December 15, 2017 at 1:07 pm

Aramark Uniform & Career Apparel, Burbank, CA, recently added to its industrial portfolio with the acquisition of two companies in the Northeast United States, according to a news release from James Gutheim & Associates Inc., Encino, CA, which assisted in the sales.

High Marks – Ecolab Earns Five Awards

Posted December 13, 2017 at 7:06 pm

Ecolab Inc. recently received a series of awards for corporate leadership, sales, sustainability and equality, according to a company e-newsletter shared with Textile Services Weekly.