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  • Clean Show Sold to Messe Frankfurt

    Clean Show Sold to Messe Frankfurt

    Messe Frankfurt has finalized a deal with the Clean Show Executive Committee to purchase the biennial Clean Show. Messe Frankfurt will organize the Clean Show in cooperation with five former sponsors, the Association for Linen Management (ALM), the Association for Linen Uniform and Facility Services (TRSA), Textile Care Allied Trades Association (TCATA), Drycleaning & Laundry

  • Prime Medical Creates Germ-Fighting Textiles

    Prime Medical Creates Germ-Fighting Textiles

    Soft surfaces have traditionally been one of the bigger challenges to sanitize in the health care environment. One study found that 92 percent of privacy curtains have been found contaminated with infectious bacteria within one week of laundering.1 Yet another study cites that as much as 60 percent of nursing and physician attire can be a

  • Braun’s New Company President

    Braun’s New Company President

    J. B. Werner, C.E.O/Chairman of The Board, G.A. Braun, Inc. announced the appointment of Frederick G. (Rick) Rudmann as President, G. A. Braun, Inc. “Rick’s vast knowledge and experience includes thirty plus years of strategic planning and business analysis in various manufacturing arenas. Our foundation of unrivaled product quality and customer support will continue and

  • Meese Wins Prestigious Safety Recognition Award

    Meese Wins Prestigious Safety Recognition Award

    Meese (formerly MODRoto) is proud to be honored with an important Safety Recognition Award from the Association of Rotational Molders (ARM), a trade association representing manufacturers of rotationally molded plastic products throughout North America. This award recognizes Meese’s outstanding record for zero recordable injuries in the 2017 calendar year, validated with Meese’s OSHA 300A log.

  • ARTA’s 2019 Board

    ARTA’s 2019 Board

    Members of The American Reusable Textile Association (ARTA) voted earlier in the year to expand the number of directors serving the board from five to seven. ARTA’s President Brendan O’Neill has announced the two new directors — Daniel Gelac of Kannegiesser (returning) and Jerry Martin of Prudential Overall Supply and Prudential Cleanroom Services. Gelac of Kannegiesser Canada, Inc., is a healthcare laundry

  • Mission Linen Supply Stands Against Breast Cancer

    Mission Linen Supply Stands Against Breast Cancer

    In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Mission Linen Supply, a provider of linens, uniforms, laundry services and supplies, donated nearly $5,000 to breast cancer organizations and participated in local efforts to build awareness. To raise funds, Mission sold a variety of pink apparel — including shirts, sweatshirts, scrubs and beyond — that customers could

  • Kannegiesser ETECH Fall Service Seminar

    Kannegiesser ETECH Fall Service Seminar

    Kannegiesser ETECH’s 2018 Fall Service Seminar held October 1-4 was very successful for attendees and instructors. Going through training were 32 customers along with five Kannegiesser ETECH new Service Technicians. Training consisted of eleven Wash System classes, ten Flatwork and Finishing classes and eight Rail System classes, including classroom and hands-on training, as well as factory tours at the Minneapolis Facility. Tony Bell and

  • Mueller Rejoins Lavatec as VP of Engineering

    Mueller Rejoins Lavatec as VP of Engineering

    Eric Mueller has returned to Lavatec Laundry Technology, Inc. as Vice President of Engineering. Based in Cincinnati, he reports to Lavatec’s President Mark Thrasher. Mueller has over 25 years experience in the industry. Originally hired by Cintas Corp., he became Lavatec’s Director of Engineering in 2005. During his time at Lavatec, he was responsible for