• New $14 Million VA Laundry

    New $14 Million VA Laundry

    by Ken Tyler, CEO TYCORPS International The Department of Veteran Affairs (FBO) National Acquisition Center, Hines, IL announced the award of a new steam-less laundry system at VA Medical Center Bay Pines, Florida for $14 million dollars. VA Bay Pines healthcare laundry processes laundry for VA Bay Pines, VA James A. Haley Medical Center, Tampa

  • POS on Best Companies List

    POS on Best Companies List

    Prudential Overall Supply, a company in the reusable textile industry, announced that it has ranked #7 on the Selling Power 50 Best Companies to Sell For list. Each year, the corporate research team at Selling Power magazine assembles and publishes its list of the 50 Best Companies to Sell For. This is the 19th consecutive

  • In Memory – David Cotter

    In Memory – David Cotter

    The Textile Care Allied Trades Association (TCATA) announced that David Cotter, the association’s CEO suddenly passed away on Friday, August 9. He was 64. At this time, Leslie Schaeffer, TCATA president will continue to maintain operations and services to association members. Luci Ward, office manager can be reached via email at luci@tcata.org or by calling

  • Clean ’19 Sees EDRO Focus on Commercial Awareness

    Clean ’19 Sees EDRO Focus on Commercial Awareness

    Considered by many in the industry as solely a supplier of laundry equipment to the US Navy, the EDRO Corporation went to Clean ‘19 with one goal in mind – to relaunch the long-established brand into the commercial marketplace. “Since the management re-structure earlier in the year, it was our intention to use the Clean

  • JENSEN-GROUP Revenue Update

    JENSEN-GROUP Revenue Update

    The absence of large-scale projects in the first half year have led to a slightly lower revenue compared to last year, according to a JENSEN-GROUP news release.  The revenue amounted to 177.6 million Euro in the first six months.  Thanks to our strong investments in new products and markets, the Group management remains positive for

  • Kemco Announces Acquisition

    Kemco Announces Acquisition

    Kemco Systems announced the acquisition of Auburn, AL, based dissolved air flotation (DAF) company Water Resources, Inc.  The acquisition expands Kemco’s engineered wastewater treatment capabilities in the rapidly growing industrial markets, according to a company news release. The terms of the deal were not disclosed. “This acquisition allows us to better service our industrial clients

  • In Memory – Roger Cocivera

    In Memory – Roger Cocivera

    Roger F. Cocivera, whose career in the linen, uniform and facility services industry spanned 68-years passed away August 6 due to an illness, TRSA reported. Cocivera’s career began at Penn Linen in 1951 and included co-leadership of Penn Linen as well as service as president of TRSA. Cocivera was 87 years old. “We are saddened

  • Smith Joins Softrol Systems

    Smith Joins Softrol Systems

    Softrol Systems Inc. has hired Dave Smith as Director Sales & Marketing.  Smith brings over 30-years of industry experience gained from promoting industrial laundry equipment, with a focus on customer needs and after-sales support. Smith holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Bowling Green State University in Business Administration with a Computer Science minor. Reporting

  • Maytag’s 60th Annual Meeting

    Maytag’s 60th Annual Meeting

    In 1959, Maytag® Commercial Laundry hosted the first Maytag® Annual Meeting at the company’s headquarters. Attendees gathered for that first event, which was created to share news about the brand, educate on products and discuss plans for the coming year. Attendees also took the opportunity to celebrate and honor the exemplary customer performances and accomplishments of the