• Girbau Group Acquires Chinese Joint Venture GSLT

    Girbau Group Acquires Chinese Joint Venture GSLT

    The Girbau Group has announced its acquisition of the entire share capital of its Chinese joint venture Girbau Shenguang Laundry Technology (hereinafter, GSLT). With this action, GSLT becomes a subsidiary which is 100% controlled directly by the Girbau Group with the aim of promoting the future development of the company and strengthening its position in

  • EDRO Covid-19 Statement

    EDRO Covid-19 Statement

    The management team at The EDRO Corporation wishes to inform everyone that following Connecticut Governor Lamont’s recent press conference concerning business closures in the State of Connecticut, EDRO is considered an essential business as it provides products and services to the United States Department of Defense. Therefore, EDRO will continue to operate under normal business

  • Warren Joins Gurtler

    Warren Joins Gurtler

    Gurtler Industries, Inc. announced the addition of Ben Warren to the Gurtler team. Warren joined the company in January, 2020 and will be a Technical Service Representative in the Ohio/Michigan area. He brings with him 13 plus years of experience in the laundry industry.  

  • Eco Expo Asia Goes Green

    Eco Expo Asia Goes Green

    Jointly organized by Messe Frankfurt and the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC), the 14th Eco Expo Asia was held in Hong Kong from October 30 to November 2 at Asia World-Expo. Over 10,600 visitors from 93 countries and regions attended the event with 51% of attendees coming from outside of Hong Kong, according to

  • Cintas Wins a Stevie Award

    Cintas Wins a Stevie Award

    Cintas Corporation was among the winners of this year’s 16th Annual International Business Awards®, also known as the Stevies, according to a news release. The winning campaign, “Ready for the Workday® – Selling Complex B2B Services in Human Terms,” won both a silver and a bronze award for B2B companies in the worldwide competition. The

  • Leonard Automatic’s New Steam Heated Finishing Cabinet

    Leonard Automatic’s New Steam Heated Finishing Cabinet

    Leonard Automatics just introduced a new and upgraded steam heated finishing cabinet (the SC-34) that can reach production rates, depending on size of garment, in excess of 100 garments per hour. The Leonard SC-34 is perfect for removing wrinkles and refreshing garments or other products while on a hanger. Leonard’s new steam heated finishing cabinet

  • 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