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  • TRSA Legislative Conference

    TRSA Legislative Conference

    Registration for TRSA’s 12th Annual Legislative Conference & Awards Dinner is now open, according to a news release. Uniting as an industry and gathering in-person provides the opportunity to establish relationships and help educate the nation’s legislators on the issues that are important to participants, their companies and our industry. Though the challenges of COVID

  • Division Laundry & Cleaners Expands With Angelica Acquisitions

    Division Laundry & Cleaners Expands With Angelica Acquisitions

    San Antonio-based Division Laundry & Cleaners, Inc. announced it has acquired the Texas assets (commercial laundry facilities) of Angelica based in Oakbrook Terrace, IL. The transaction includes two facilities and their depots and allows the San Antonio company to expand into the Dallas, Houston and Oklahoma markets, according to a news release. The expansion to

  • LAVATEC Increases Capacity and Efficiencies for Emerald Textiles

    LAVATEC Increases Capacity and Efficiencies for Emerald Textiles

    Emerald Textiles™, a commercial healthcare laundry and linen service business headquartered in San Diego, recently upgraded their Los Angeles facility. One of the capital investments Emerald made as part of a multi-million dollar commitment was the purchase of a new continuous batch washer system (CBW) from LAVATEC Laundry Technology, Inc., according to a news release.

  • Faultless Healthcare Linen Rebrands

    Faultless Healthcare Linen Rebrands

    ImageFIRST, a growing provider of linen and laundry services for the healthcare industry, announced that their brand Faultless Healthcare Linen,  an ImageFIRST Company will be renamed and rebranded to ImageFIRST Healthcare Laundry Specialists – now matching the corporate logo and brand, according to a news release. This comes after the acquisition of Faultless Healthcare Linen

  • In Memoriam – Leon Galey

    In Memoriam – Leon Galey

    Industry veteran Leon Galey passed away quietly at his home on October 18 at the age of ninety-six. Galey was engaged in the laundry industry for over 41 years beginning as an area salesperson in the New England area. Later he was an executive at Washex Machinery, Long Island NY, and moved with them to

  • Looking Ahead-2002 (Part 3)

    Looking Ahead-2002 (Part 3)

    Many of us are happy that 2021 is behind us. But what lies ahead is unknown. In this three-part series industry leaders have shared their concerns for the industry, advice for operators, and their COVID experiences. Today is Part 3 of Looking Ahead – 2022. See Part 1 here and Part 2 here. ******************************************************************* Paulo

  • ImageFIRST Acquires Textile Care Services of Utah

    ImageFIRST Acquires Textile Care Services of Utah

    ImageFIRST, a provider of linen and laundry services for the healthcare industry, announced the acquisition of Textile Care Services (TCS) of Utah, located in Salt Lake City, Utah. This acquisition marks ImageFIRST’s first facility in the state of Utah, according to a news release. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Textile Care Services, founded

  • AHLA Report: Hotels Continue Towards Recovery

    AHLA Report: Hotels Continue Towards Recovery

    The hotel industry will continue moving toward recovery in 2022, but the path will be uneven and potentially volatile, and full recovery is still several years away, according to the American Hotel & Lodging Association (AHLA)’s 2022 State of the Hotel Industry Report. The report, which reveals shifts in consumer and business sentiment, was created in

  • R.W. Martin Staff Additions

    R.W. Martin Staff Additions

    Tamara McBride has joined R.W. Martin Company as an accounts receivable specialist. In this role, she is responsible for managing all accounts receivable and customer billing functions, as well as creating equipment proposals and initiating job orders for the company’s commercial textile processing customers.   McBride has extensive experience in account management, coordination and estimating, including