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80th Anniversary: Division Honored by Texas State Senate

Posted March 15, 2019 at 12:40 pm

Division Laundry & Cleaners Inc., San Antonio, recently was recognized on the floor of the Texas State Senate in Austin for the company’s 80th anniversary. The ceremony included a mention of how Division overcame a devastating fire in 2001 that nearly put the healthcare and hospitality laundry out of business.

Marquette Elevated to President at Lapauw USA

Posted March 15, 2019 at 11:15 am

TRSA associate member Lapauw USA LLC, Park City, UT, recently announced that J.B. Marquette has been named vice president of the company and will become president of Lapauw USA effective June 1. Marquette will succeed David Bernstein, who resigns as president of the company effective May 31, so that he may pursue his desire to return to industry consulting and the formation of a new consulting firm.

Bernstein Launches Laundry Consulting Firm

Posted March 15, 2019 at 10:58 am

David Bernstein recently launched a new consulting firm, Propeller Solutions Group LLC, Park City, UT, offering services primarily to the laundry industry. Bernstein is returning to consulting after a five-year hiatus. During this time, he established and led Lapauw USA. The new firm will begin offering services immediately.

In Other News this Week

Posted March 14, 2019 at 6:43 pm

Additional recent headlines from consumer media of interest to linen, uniform and facility services operators, and especially readers of Textile Services Weekly.

Ecolab Gives Back Nearly $17 Million Worldwide

Posted March 8, 2019 at 3:19 pm

Ecolab Inc. recently announced highlights of its commitment to supporting communities in 2018 through a range of charitable initiatives, including corporate giving, grants to nonprofit groups, in-kind product donations and employee volunteerism. The combined efforts had a total impact worth nearly $17 million, according to a news release.

PMI – 30 Years of Educating Production Managers

Posted March 8, 2019 at 3:15 pm

When TRSA’s 30th Annual Roger F. Cocivera Production Management Institute (PMI) convenes on Aug. 11-15 at the University of Maryland, participants will learn from experts practicing the industry’s latest techniques for balancing productivity, quality, safety and sustainability in plant operations.