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  • Leonard Automatics PPB for Laundries

    Leonard Automatics PPB for Laundries

    Leonard Automatics has been installing Personnel Protective Barriers (PPB) in laundries desiring safety measures. These systems ship flat and are simple to assemble on site. Leonard can supply its PPB system for any application where social distancing is not achievable; large and small piece folders, ironers, feeders, steam tunnel finishing lines, soil sort…etc. The PPB

  • In Memory – Dave Flattem

    In Memory – Dave Flattem

    It is with deep sadness that MIP reported the sudden passing of one of its colleagues, Dave Flattem, 60.  Flattem, a sales consultant, passed unexpectedly at his home in Shakopee, MN. “Dave’s love for the outdoors was surpassed only by his love for his family,” the company says. “Simply stated, Dave was a remarkable human

  • Bed Bath & Beyond Sells Linen Holdings Business

    Bed Bath & Beyond Sells Linen Holdings Business

    Bed Bath & Beyond announced an agreement to sell its institutional Linen Holdings business in addition to selling the company’s Florence NJ distribution center and Christmas Tree Shops, according to a news release. The company has entered into an agreement to sell its Linen Holdings business to The Linen Group, LLC, an affiliate of Lion Equity Partners. Linen Holdings will be

  • Mission Linen Promotions

    Mission Linen Promotions

    Mission Linen Supply, a family-owned, leading provider of linens, uniforms, laundry services and supplies, has promoted two of its employees to key leadership roles. Dave Pattison is now serving as the company’s chief information officer and vice president, IT, and Austin French is now serving as the company’s vice president, sales. In his new role,

  • Lilley Promoted to UNX President

    Lilley Promoted to UNX President

    UNX Industries announced that Josh Lilley has been promoted to the role of president.  Lilley most recently served as vice president.  In his new role, he will lead the day-to-day business functions of UNX as well as provide vision and direction as the organization strives to fulfill its mission and purpose according to  a recent

  • TRSA Elects New Chair

    TRSA Elects New Chair

    TRSA, the association for linen, uniform, and facility services, hosted the swearing-in of new Officers and Directors Oct. 22 during the business meeting at its 107th Annual Conference in Alexandria, VA, as elected by a mail-in vote of a quorum of its members. Noël Hammer Richardson, president, CEO and owner, Shasta Linen Supply Inc., Sacramento,

  • First Annual National Guest Room Attendant Excellence Award Recipient Announced by UMF Corporation

    First Annual National Guest Room Attendant Excellence Award Recipient Announced by UMF Corporation

    UMF Corporation announced the recipient of the company’s first annual Guest Room Attendant Excellence Award, which acknowledges the contributions of guest room attendants (GRAs) at hotels across the United States. Katrina Minnis, a GRA at Hyatt Regency McCormick Place in Chicago, is the recipient of this year’s award, which celebrates the workers who serve as

  • Herington Appointed PureStar CEO

    Herington Appointed PureStar CEO

    PureStar, a North American provider of laundry services and linen management to the hospitality industry, announced the appointment of Brian Herington as Chief Executive Officer and to the Company’s Board of Directors, according to a recent news release. Herington has more than 30 years of industrial and commercial experience leading complex, technology-driven businesses both regionally

  • Healey Joins MIP Inc.

    Healey Joins MIP Inc.

    MIP Inc., a supplier of healthcare textile solutions, recently announced that Chris Healey joined the company as a sales consultant.  He will be covering Texas and its surrounding states. According to the news release, Healey, an industry veteran, spent time on the textile side as a salesman and a sales trainer and most recently on