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  • Handling Pharmaceutical Waste in Healthcare Laundry – Part II

    Handling Pharmaceutical Waste in Healthcare Laundry – Part II

    By Charlotte A. Smith and Gregory Gicewicz    To pass inspection, the Healthcare Laundry Accreditation Council (HLAC) requires that a laundry facility meet specific standards related to its handling of pharmaceutical waste. These wastes are highly regulated. The regulations can oftentimes be challenging to understand, even for the expert. Recently, HLAC and the American Reusable Textile Association (ARTA) co-sponsored a webinar, “Managing Pharmaceutical Waste:

  • TRSA’s New Logo and Tagline

    TRSA’s New Logo and Tagline

    A new TRSA logo and tagline are now available for members’ use to promote their affiliation with the organization on their websites, and other customer and public communications. The updated logo reflects TRSA’s long history and the tagline adds contemporary terminology that describes the industry’s service offerings. The image is an adaptation of the 100th

  • Kannegiesser USA and ETECH Merge

    Kannegiesser USA and ETECH Merge

    Minneapolis, MN — Kannegiesser USA, a wholly owned subsidiary of Herbert Kannegiesser GmbH, has entered an agreement to purchase E-Tech, Inc. of Minneapolis, MN. The new company, Kannegiesser ETECH, will begin merged operations immediately. Martin Kannegiesser, CEO of Herbert Kannegiesser GmbH recently signed the agreement with E-Tech, Inc. owner Joe Schult. The merged company will

  • Ask and Compare at Lavatec

    Ask and Compare at Lavatec

    BEACON FALLS, Conn. – Every laundry system equipment manufacturer has plenty to say about its tunnel washers and other offerings. But what does it really mean? How do they differ? How will those differences impact day-to-day performance, operating costs and long-term returns from your million-dollar-plus investment? Clean 2015, gives buyers an opportunity to get an

  • Ergonomic Bulk Linen Carts Feature Dual, Recessed Safety Handles

    Ergonomic Bulk Linen Carts Feature Dual, Recessed Safety Handles

    ASHTABULA, OHIO — MODRoto’s bulk linen carts in the PSL Series feature dual, recessed safety handles that are permanently rotomolded into the cart during manufacture to maximize energy transfer and promote efficient, ergonomic movement for reduced strain on staffers. Included as standard on the 90PSL and 95PSL luxury laundry carts, the dual, recessed safety handles