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  • What Do Bulk Containers and Eaches Have in Common?

    What Do Bulk Containers and Eaches Have in Common?

    By Gary Forger, Contributing Editor, Modern Materials Handling More than you might think, actually. In fact, e-commerce is a hot new application for mobile bulk containers, ergonomically handling items and small boxes that need special attention. It’s the next obvious step after laundry carts. You’ll see. Long live canvas laundry carts. They’re still in use.

  • Tingue, Brown & Co. Acquires Toronto-based Cramer Co.

    Tingue, Brown & Co. Acquires Toronto-based Cramer Co.

    Tingue, Brown & Co. announced the acquisition of Toronto-based Cramer Co. by its Canadian subsidiary, Tingue Canada, effective January 15, 2021, according to a news release. Ty Acton, Tingue’s president, shared, “We’re very happy for David Cramer, who ran a terrific business starting back in 1978.  We’re also excited for the opportunity to expand our

  • Dan Farnsworth Elected to TRSA Board of Directors

    Dan Farnsworth Elected to TRSA Board of Directors

    Dan Farnsworth, vice president, sales and marketing, Leonard Automatics Inc., Denver, NC, was recently elected to the TRSA Board of Directors for a three-year term, according to a news release. TRSA, the association for linen, uniform, and facility services, officially welcomed Farnsworth during the Oct. 22 business meeting at its 107th Annual Conference in Alexandria,

  • Kratky Joins Emerald Textiles Executive Team

    Kratky Joins Emerald Textiles Executive Team

    Emerald Textiles, a portfolio company of Los Angeles-based private investment firms Pacific Avenue Capital Partners, LLC and Highland Avenue Funds, LLC announced that Andrew Kratky has joined the executive management team and was appointed President of California, according to a news release. “We are excited to have Andy join the Emerald team.  Andy has a

  • Milliken Donates Over 23,000 Reusable Gowns

    Milliken Donates Over 23,000 Reusable Gowns

    Milliken & Company teamed up with local schools to provide 23,040 Milliken Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) reusable fabric gowns to teachers and faculty, according to a news release. These gowns, donated as part of the company’s initiative to support the communities where its associates live and work, will outfit teachers with a reusable gown to

  • UniFirst Donates 250,000+ Masks to Small Business

    UniFirst Donates 250,000+ Masks to Small Business

    UniFirst Corporation has spent the summer supporting small business revitalization in regions across the United States, Mexico, and Canada through a comprehensive donation totaling more than 250,000 protective face masks, according to a news release. As state lockdowns are lifted, businesses across the country have been eager to get back to work — but many

  • Ellis Unveils New Website

    Ellis Unveils New Website

    Ellis Corporation is excited to unveil its new website — elliscorp.com. Offering a clean, modern look and intuitive functionality, the new site provides a comprehensive look at the full suite of solutions, services, and products offered by Ellis, including the Uptime® Intelligent Machine Management System, Ellis Water Solutions, and Ludell heating and pump solutions. The

  • Cintas Chicago Facility Earns Zero Waste Certification

    Cintas Chicago Facility Earns Zero Waste Certification

    Cintas Corporation announced that its direct sale and rental distribution centers (DCs) located in its Chicago, Ill. facility have been awarded Gold level under the TRUE (Total Resource Use and Efficiency) certification system for zero waste. Administered by Green Business Certification Inc. (GBCI), TRUE helps facilities define, pursue and achieve zero waste goals while becoming more

  • G.A. Braun Saves Almost $60,000 on Lighting

    G.A. Braun Saves Almost $60,000 on Lighting

    G.A. Braun, recently replaced the lighting bulbs in their massive 100,000-square-foot expansion in the North Syracuse facility which gives the company additional fabrication and assembly space. As the lighting in their existing facility began to fail, a search for more reliable lighting solutions began. That search ended yielded in a switch to Dialight Industrial LED

  • Disposable Liners by Royal Basket Trucks, Inc®

    Disposable Liners by Royal Basket Trucks, Inc®

    Protect yourself and others by using Disposable Liners by Royal Basket Trucks, Inc®. Disposable Liners are ideal for all applications from laundry, student housing, recycling, manufacturing and more. They are designed to fit the standard Royal® Basket Truck and Poly Truck and are constructed of 1 mil clear poly bag, which features a bottom-seal side