Industry News

Alliant Systems Announces Annual Conference Dates

Posted July 23, 2021 at 2:09 pm

Alliant Systems, Irving, TX, recently released the dates for the next two editions of its Annual Customer Conference. The conference features educational breakout sessions and a review of new route-accounting features and related technologies, according to a news release.

TRSA Holds In-Person Event for Industry Leaders

Posted July 23, 2021 at 1:02 pm

TRSA held its first fully in-person events since February 2020 when it hosted more than 50 linen, uniform and facility services professionals for its July 20-22 Leadership Meetings outside Chicago. The meeting included its Strategic Planning Committee, Next-Generation Executives Workshop and Board of Directors meetings, as well as its first-ever Supplier Partner Council event. The week also included a dinner for all participants, as well as a Top Golf reception.

Lawmakers in the Plant – A Staff Morale Booster

Posted July 23, 2021 at 12:36 pm

Laundry owner/operators like Johanna Ames understand the value of having federal or state lawmakers tour their facilities in terms of promoting public-policy goals. What they may sometimes underestimate is the positive impact these visits can have on staff.

UniFirst Cuts Ribbon at New Facility in Hammond, IN

Posted July 23, 2021 at 12:07 pm

UniFirst Corp., Wilmington, MA, recently hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate the grand opening of its new 64,000-square-foot, state-of-the-art industrial laundry plant in Hammond, IN, according to a news release.

Live and In-Person: TRSA Announces Annual Conference Agenda

Posted July 23, 2021 at 11:37 am

Back and in-person for the 108th Annual Conference, TRSA will host the event Oct. 19-21 at Cape Rey Carlsbad Beach, a Hilton Resort & Spa in Carlsbad, CA. The conference will unite linen, uniform and facility services industry executives that value connecting in-person with a large number of industry peers.

CLS Michigan – Mixed Plant Confronts Reopening

Posted July 23, 2021 at 11:35 am

Laundry operators and their customers in Michigan, including restaurants, clinics and manufacturers, soldiered on through the long winter of COVID-19, hoping that by mid-summer they’d see renewed opportunities. Many have, but the state’s recent reopening has brought challenges too.

TRSA Launches New On-Demand Learning Center

Posted July 23, 2021 at 11:03 am

TRSA recently revamped its On-Demand Learning Center with a brand-new experience for users that includes quicker access to completion certificates, an easier login experience, mobile accessibility and more!