Current Projects | Committee Members | TRSA Staff Liaison

Current Projects
Long-Term Care Promotion

TRSA is appealing to these providers with a marketing and sales campaign that highlights key messages about the costs and challenges of maintaining on-premises laundries (OPLs). While the economic argument for outsourcing linen and laundry is convincing—7-digit annual savings are attainable for many facilities—the campaign portrays revenue and cost pressures on them from a variety of sources, building their conscientiousness about their margins to prompt them to control all expenses, including linen and laundry. Campaign ads drive them to a webpage that enables them to calculate savings from OPL shutdown and find a local TRSA member that can serve their reusable textile needs.

Members can:

  • Direct these prospects to a TRSA webpage to quickly calculate annual savings from shutting down their OPLs
  • Use a whitepaper to explain why the time is right for this change
  • Leave behind on sales calls a booklet that summarizes the whitepaper points
Market Survey/Benchmarking

Soon to be published are results of a 2019 market survey that covered demographics, market drivers and dynamics, and changing customer expectations. Respondents identified products and services they market and forecast their sales. A 2020 followup will report financial information, examining revenue sources and primary cost drivers.

Healthcare Resources

Committee members pursue new ways to educate customers about the value of healthcare laundry services and guide the industry in serving the market more efficiently. Videos share best practices for handling clean and soiled linen. Research supports our industry’s promotion and members’ individual communications to the acute care and specialty markets.

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TRSA Hygienically Clean Certification

The committee provides healthcare laundry marketplace intelligence for the continuing development of this programs. Members guide development of standards based on launderers’ best management practices that optimize finished textile hygiene.

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February 2019 Meeting Notes | March 2019 Meeting Notes

Committee Members

Chair: John Savage – Cintas Corporation, Mason, OH
Vice Chair: Chuck Rossmiller – Medline Industries Inc., Northfield, IL
Randy Bartsch – Ecotex Healthcare Linen Service, Abbotsford, BC, Canada
Angela Becker – Ecolab Textile Care Div., Eagan, MN
Jeff Bloom – Beck’s Classic, Brentwood, NY
Scott Delin – Fashion Seal Brand of Superior Uniform Group, Seminole, FL
Bruce R. Feldman – Economy Linen & Towel Service, Dayton, OH
Patrick Garcia – Division Laundry & Cleaners, Inc., San Antonio, TX
Norbert Gittard – Jensen USA, Inc., Panama City, FL
Jack Heaviside – Sunburst Chemicals, Inc., Florissant, MO
Tim Higdon – Faultless Laundry, Merriam, KS
Rick Kislia – Crescent Laundry, Davenport, IA
Cecil Lee – Standard Textile, Cincinnati, OH
Jeff Markman – Positek RFID, L.P., Norristown, PA
JB Marquette – Venus Group, Sarasota, FL
Tim Montague – Foussard Montague Associate Inc., Denver, CO
Keith Nichols – Hand Craft Services Inc., Richmond, VA
Michael Potack – Unitex Textile Rental Services, Mount Vernon, NY
Josh Ramirez – Medico Professional LS, Long Beach, CA
Judy Reino – Reino Linen Service, Gibsonburg, OH
Liz Remillong – Crothall Laundry Services, Phoenix, AZ
Daniel Sanchez – Medline Industries Inc., Mundelein, IL
Ron Seaman – Florida Linen Services LLC, Pompano Beach, FL
Richard Smith – Century Linen & Uniform, Gloversville, NY
Steven Tinker – Gurtler Industries Inc., South Holland, IL
Ken Tyler – Encompass Group, Chicago, IL
Bryan Warner – Diamond Chemical Co. Inc., South Holland, IL
John Wintz – Standard Textile Co. Inc., Cincinnati, OH
Jacob Zahler – Clean Tex Services, Linden, NJ

TRSA Staff Liaison

Angela Freeman
703.519.0029, ext. 111