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TRSA monitors business and consumer media to identify and meet editors’ needs for information on uniforms, linens, other textile products and our industry’s associated services. Through discussion of our industry’s best practices as well as TRSA certifications, research, advocacy and other programs, we explain how linen and uniform supply improves customers’ bottom lines. Publicity enables TRSA to communicate directly with textile services’ decision-makers through media serving their industries.

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Industrial
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Professional Development
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Shop Towel
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Advocacy

NYC Law Impacting Commercial Laundries, OPLs Takes Effect Tuesday, American Laundry News, January 30, 2017

TRSA DC Leadership & Legislative Conference to Forecast Trump Era Impacts, Textile World News, January 11, 2017

Overtime Exemption Rule Changes, American Laundry News, September 6, 2016

Laundry Regulation Bill Gathers Steam in City Council, Crain’s New York Business, June 18, 2015

TRSA Refutes Irresponsible Industrial Laundries Report, Laundry Ledger, May 21, 2015

Laundry Regulation in NY – Industry Responds, Laundry Ledger, May 20, 2015

Commercial Laundry Regulation in NYC?, Laundry Ledger, May 16, 2015

Awards/Honors

TRSA Lifetime Achievement Award Winners and Honorees, Laundry Ledger, October 20, 2016

Ameripride Bags TRSA Awards for Safety & Environment, Environmental News Today, October 21, 2014

Ameripride Bags TRSA Awards for Safety & Environment, Environmental News Today, Fibre 2 Fashion, October 21, 2014

AmeriPride Services Receives Safety and Environmental Awards from TRSA, Textile World, October 13, 2014

Tulsan Named Chairman of Textile Rental Service Group, Tulsa World, October 12, 2014

Waldman Named TRSA Chairman, The Journal Record, October 8, 2014

Benchmarking

TRSA Compensation Report, Laundry Ledger, February 3, 2016

Clean Green Certification

AmiPride Services Achieves ‘Clean Green’ Certification for Three Additional Years, Textile World Magazine, April 20, 2017

Consumer/Customer Research

TRSA Survey Results: Businesses and Consumers Prefer Uniforms, Uniform Market News, April 20, 2015

TRSA – Uniforms Preferred, Laundry Ledger, April 17, 2015

TRSA Survey Results: Businesses and Consumers Prefer Uniforms, American Coin-op, April 17, 2015

TRSA Survey Results: Businesses and Consumers Prefer Uniforms, American Laundry News, April 17, 2015

TRSA Survey Results: Businesses and Consumers Prefer Uniforms, American Drycleaner, April 17, 2015

Food & Beverage

7 Questions To Ask Your Laundry Service Provider, ConServe National Restaurant Association, August 19, 2015

Clean Living: Selecting a Sustainable Laundry Partner, ConServe National Restaurant Association, January 22, 2015

Healthcare

New Measure Impacting Commercial Laundries in New York City Takes Effect January 31, Textile World Magazine, January 25, 2017

ImageFIRST Detroit Announces Relaunch of Complimentary Guide on How Medical Facilities Can Ensure Clean and Safe Laundry, Satellite PR News, January 25, 2017

Healthcare Laundry Community Gathers to Discuss Trends, Best Practices and Innovations, American Laundry News, January 3, 2017

Healthcare Laundry Community Gathers to Discuss Trends, Laundry and Cleaning News International, December 15, 2016

Hospital Laundry Group Disputes C. difficile Danger, MD Magazine All Specialties, December 14, 2016

TRSA: C. diff Study of Hospital Laundry Exaggerates Contamination Risk to Laundry Employees,

Healthcare Facilities Today, December 20, 2016

Textile World, December 7, 2016

Clinician-Turned-TV-Journalist Highlights TRSA Healthcare Conference Agenda, Textile World, September 15, 2016

TRSA’s Enhanced Exchange Cart Best Practices, Laundry Ledger, June 10, 2016

Healthcare Facilities Moving to Microfiber Flat-Mop Systems, American Laundry News, June 9, 2016

Industry Benefiting from Laundry’s Growing Importance in Healthcare, Healthcare Facilities Today, February 16, 2016

Laundry’s Growing Importance to Health Care Industry Is Paying Off in Big Way, New Jersey Business, February 10, 2016

TRSA Best Practices Video, Laundry Ledger, December 18, 2015

Training Video Offers Best Practices for Handling Soiled Linen, Infection Control Today, December 3, 2015

News & Notes, Outpatient Surgery, May 18, 2015

Linen Loss: The $840 Million Elephant in Your Rooms, McKnight’s, September 10, 2014

Health-care Launderers Call for Higher Standards After Children’s Hospital Outbreak, NOLA Media Group, May 26, 2014

A Deadly Fungus and Questions at a Hospital, The New York Times, April 28, 2014

Hospitality

Building a Green Supply Chain for Hotels, Lodging Magazine, May 23, 2017

The Economics of Off-Premise Laundry, Lodging Magazine, April 25, 2017

Outsourced Hotel Laundries: The Value of Certification, March 28, 2017

Watching Your Laundry Workers’ Backs, Hotel Management, February 16, 2016

How to Save, and Waste, in the Laundry Room, Hotel Management, February 12, 2016

Green Machines: The Economic and Environmental Benefits of Sustainable Laundries,Hotel Business Review

What’s In Your Linen Closet? Best Practices for Reducing Linen Loss, Hotel Business Review

A Better Way to Measure the Impact of Laundry, Hotel Business Review

Water, Water Everywhere, But Not Enough to Waste, Hotel Business Review

Survey Says: Hospitality Sector Failing to Calculate Full Cost of Laundry, Hotel Online, May 11, 2015

Hygienically Clean Certification

Consider Linen as Part of the Food Safety Supply Chain, Catersource, May 8, 2017

Surprise Inspection finds Improper Care of Linens at UPMC Shadyside, Tribune-Review, April 7, 2017

Op-ed: Commercial Laundries Serve Hospitals Safely and Effectively, March 20, 2017

Twelfth Crothall Laundry Earns HCH Certification, Laundry and Cleaning News, March 1, 2017

Hygienically Clean hosts users group teleconference to share resources and information regarding the UPMC mold case, Healthcare Purchasing News, February 20, 2017

C. diff transmission via soiled linen, Healthcare Purchasing News, February 20, 2017

Hygiencially Clean Helps Launch APIC Online Infection Prevention Resource, Textile World, February 13, 2017

Agencies Reject Report Linking Linens to Deaths, Laundry and Cleaning News International, February 3, 2017

Increased Validation for Healthcare Standard, Laundry and Cleaning News International, January 6, 2017

Two More UniFirst Plants Earn Hygienically Clean Food Safety Certification, Textile World Magazine, January 3, 2017

Hygienically Clean Healthcare Users Group Convenes at Healthcare Conference, Textile World, December 20, 2016

Huebsch Services Receives Hygienically Clean Food Safety Certification

Leader-Telegram, December 18, 2016

Hygienically Clean Healthcare Advisory Enhances Standard, Incerases Inspections and Gathering Sample Surface Testing Results, Textile World, December 16, 2016

Hygienically Clean Certifications Set Record Pace in November, American Laundry News, December 15, 2016

Washington-Based Linen Company Earns TRSA’s First HygienicallyClean Food Service Certification, American Laundry News, October 26, 2016

TRSA Considers Hygiene Certification Revisions, American Laundry News, August 31, 2016

Healthcare Laundry Self-Regulation Goes Under the Microscope, American Laundry News, August 25, 2016

UniFirst’s Stockton, Calif. Facility Earns TRSA Hygienically Clean Certification, Textile World, May 17, 2016

TRSA Refines Language in Healthcare Certification Program Regarding Use of Exchange Carts, Infection Control Today, May 6, 2016

TRSA Adds Hygienically Clean Certification (Food Service), Laundry Ledger, February 3, 2016

Hygienically Clean Food Service Certifications Now Available for Launderers, CleanLink, February 6, 2016

TRSA Adds Hygienically Clean Food Service Certification, Laundry Ledger, February 3, 2016

Hygienically Clean Healthcare Certification Earns AORN Seal of Recognition

BioPortfolio, November 9, 2015

Health Technology Net, November 9, 2015

Healthcare Industry Today, November 9, 2015

Healthcare Facilities Today, November 2, 2015

Infection Control Today, October 30, 2015

New Testing Protocols Introduced for Hygienically Clean Certification, American Laundry News, February 4, 2015

Hygienically Clean introduces More Stringent Testing Protocols for Healthcare Laundries, Facilities Management News, January 30, 2015

Hygienically Clean Advisory Board Introduces New, Stringent Testing Protocols for Healthcare Laundries, Healthcare Purchasing News, January 30, 2015

Hygienically Clean, Laundry Ledger, January 29, 2015

Hygienically Clean Advisory Board Introduces New, Stringent Testing Protocols for Healthcare Laundries, Healthcare Facilities Today, January 28, 2015

Industrial

How Reusable Shop Towels Contribute to a Greener Fleet, Vehicle Service Pros, April 9, 2015

Are Reusable Shop Towels Dangerous to Workers? Vehicle Service Pros, February 10, 2015

International

World Textile Services Congress Unites Hundreds to Spark Industry Growth, Textile World, November 3, 2016

California Laundry Revamps Facility (TRSA European Laundry Tour), American Laundry News, September 8, 2016

TRSA & ETSA Announcement, Laundry Ledger, April 6, 2016

Production

February Production Summit Agenda Features Tours of 2-Year-Old Plants, Textile World, November 3, 2016

Disaster Planning/Recovery Sessions Top TRSA Production Summit Agenda, Laundry Ledger, August 31, 2016

Professional Development

Supply Cbain, Peer Relationships Thrive at TRSA Annual Conference, Textile World, September 23, 2016

Laundry in Transition: Continuity in Family Business, American Laundry News, September 15, 2016

MMI Plant Tours, Panel Sessions to Fuel Custom Solutions for Attendees’ Workplaces, Textile World, August 3, 2016

Encouraging Women to Advance and Thirve in Textile Services, American Laundry News, July 14, 2016

TRSA’s EMI, Annual Conference to Incorporate Changes, American Laundry News, July 5, 2016

TRSA New Conference Format, Laundry Ledger, April 21, 2016

TRSA and Universal Unilink Announce Partnership, Laundry Ledger, March 16, 2016

Safety, Laundry Workplace

Commercial Laundry Safety Improvement Outpaces National Industrial Averages, Uniform Market News, June 1, 2015

TRSA’s National Safety Survey, Laundry Ledger, May 28, 2015

Survey: Commercial Laundry Safety Improvement Outpaces National Industrial Averages, IMPO, May 28, 2015

TRSA’s National Safety Survey, The Laundry Ledger, May 28, 2015

Commercial Laundry Safety Improvement Outpaces National Industrial Averages, The Business Journals, May 26, 2015

Shop Towel Research

Are Reusable Shop Towels Dangerous to Workers? Fleet Maintenance, February 10, 2015

Scientific Journal Publishes TRSA Shop Towel Study, Cleaner & Launderer, November 28, 2014

Study: Laundered Shop Towels Pose No Health Risk, Tire Business, November 10, 2014

Independent Study Confirms The Safety of Shop Towels, Motor Magazine, October 2014

Do Shop Rags Pose Health Hazards?, Vehicleservicepros.com, October 11, 2014

Study: Reusable Shop Towels Do Not Pose Health Risk to Workers, Ratchet + Wrench, August 29, 2014

Independent Study Confirms Safety of Shop Towels, Engine Builder Magazine, August 28, 2014

Independent Study Confirms Safety of Reusable Shop Towels, Vehicleservicepros.com, August 29, 2014

Sustainability

Go Green, Save Green: Sustainable Laundry Operations, Facility Executive, April 19, 2016

Adapting to Drought, Longtime Sacramento Linen Cleaning Business Cuts Water UseSacramento Bee, April 9, 201

Clean and Green: Superior Linen Evolves with the Times, The Journal Record, November 3, 2014

New Study Shows Reusable Textiles Benefit to Healthcare Facilities, Healthcare Facilities Today, September 15, 2014

Study Shows Commercial Textiles More Sustainable than Disposables, Professional Carwashing and Detailing, August 26, 2014

Commercial Textiles’ Superior Sustainability Verified by Independent Analysis, Healthcare Purchasing News, August 19, 2014