Industry News

Reino Linen Announces New Ownership

Posted November 27, 2020 at 12:15 pm

Reino Linen Service, Gibsonburg, OH, recently announced that it has finalized the private sale of the company from its previous owners Leonard and Judy Reino to Reino Linen Service’s current president, Daniel Darr.

Spirit of ’76 – U.S. Linen and Uniform Marks Milestone

Posted November 20, 2020 at 12:06 pm

When your company has been in business for 76 years, chances are you’re doing quite a few things right. During good economic times, you can expand and thrive, and in the rough times (like now) you adapt and become more flexible to survive.

TRSA Holds Interactive Summit for Marketing & Sales Professionals

Posted November 20, 2020 at 11:52 am

TRSA recently hosted its annual Marketing & Sales Summit for executives in the linen, uniform and facility services industry. This year’s event, held exclusively online due to the COVID-19 pandemic, saw more than 100 marketing and sales professionals attend the two-day program.

Milliken Donates Reusable Gowns to Local School Districts

Posted November 20, 2020 at 10:02 am

TRSA supplier partner Milliken & Co., Spartanburg, SC, recently teamed up with local schools to provide Milliken Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) reusable fabric gowns to teachers and faculty. These gowns, donated as part of the company’s initiative to support the communities where its associates live and work, will outfit teachers with a reusable gown to help alleviate health concerns and the financial burdens of educating students in-person, according to a news release.

Ecolab, VF Named to the Just 100 List

Posted November 20, 2020 at 10:01 am

Ecolab Inc., St. Paul, MN, and VF Corp., Denver, recently were named to the 2021 Just 100 list. Developed by Forbes and Just Capital, this year’s Just 100 rankings analyzed how the nation’s largest publicly traded companies invest in their workers, support their communities, respect their customers, deliver value to shareholders and reduce environmental impact, according to a news release.

Cintas Named a Military Friendly® Employer

Posted November 20, 2020 at 10:00 am

TRSA operator member Cintas Corp., Mason, OH, recently announced that it has earned the 2021 Military Friendly® and Military Spouse Friendly® Employer designations. Companies earning the Military Friendly® Employer designation were evaluated using both public data sources and responses from a proprietary survey, according to a news release.

Virtual Selling – Pitching in ‘Two-and-a-Half Dimensions’

Posted November 19, 2020 at 7:39 pm

Before COVID-19 hit, presenting to prospects via Zoom, Microsoft Teams or similar programs such as Skype, was a relatively rare but growing phenomenon. No longer. The pandemic put limits on face-to-face meetings. That, in turn, has spurred a boom in the use of online technology both for internal communications, as well as outreach by salespeople to customers and prospects.