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  • TRSA’s Roll of Honor – Industry Awards

    TRSA’s Roll of Honor – Industry Awards

    During TRSA’s Industry Awards Dinner on March 24, the association recognized 2020 honorees in 39 categories, according to a news release. These winners had to forgo formal acceptance of their awards last year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. As the virus is still very much with us, the March 24 program was a hybrid live/online

  • TRSA’s Bill Mann Retires

    TRSA’s Bill Mann Retires

    A lot of laundry has passed through the hundreds of plants that have benefited from Bill Mann’s expertise since he entered the industry as a teen-age “bundle boy” in September 1958. Now after a 62-year career in the laundry industry and a key post as director of industry affairs for TRSA, Mann will retire next

  • Additions at TRSA

    Additions at TRSA

    TRSA recently hired former Milliken executive Alan Maness as an industry liaison to serve its membership in the linen, uniform and facility services industry, according to a news release. Maness will serve as the staff liaison to the Safety Committee and the F&B/Hospitality Committee. He also will review the curriculum and help select faculty for

  • 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,

  • 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,

  • TRSA Middle East Chapter Premieres Website

    TRSA Middle East Chapter Premieres Website

    TRSA has launched a website, me.trsa.org, for its new Middle East Chapter. The site introduces linen, uniform and facility services in the region to TRSA programs that enable them to access TRSA’s expansive knowledge base of industry trends and best practices to improve efficiencies and market growth. The Middle East endeavor is the association’s first

  • Hygienically Clean Healthcare Cert.–Emerald Textiles

    Hygienically Clean Healthcare Cert.–Emerald Textiles

    Emerald Textiles, a healthcare linen provider serving the West Coast market, has had its San Diego, Calif., plant certified Hygienically Clean for Healthcare. This is the second of Emerald Textiles’ locations to achieve the certification, since its Turlock, Calif. plant earned the Hygienically Clean Healthcare certification in 2019, according to a news release. Achieving this

  • Tinker Earns Lifetime Achievement Award

    Tinker Earns Lifetime Achievement Award

    Steve Tinker, senior vice president, research & development and marketing at Gurtler Industries Inc. , Chaska, MN, was  recently named the winner of TRSA’s Maglin/Biggie Lifetime Achievement Award, an honor recognizing the exceptional lifetime contributions by an associate supplier partner to improve the association and industry. Tinker will receive his award during the Annual Awards Dinner on March 24, 2021,

  • TRSA Forms Middle East Chapter

    TRSA Forms Middle East Chapter

    The Association for Linen, Uniform and Facility Services (TRSA) has formed a Middle East chapter, the association’s first outside the United States. Launched with TRSA member Rent-A-Towel (RNT), a linen rental service in Dubai, the chapter’s initial activities will include certifying laundries Hygienically Clean and developing professional-development programs for managers and supervisors customized to the

  • TRSA Launches Safety & Health Certification

    TRSA Launches Safety & Health Certification

    TRSA is launching a plant-based Safety & Health Certification (S&H). The S&H was created by the TRSA Safety Committee to help laundry facilities create a culture of safety that provides a return on investment by increasing productivity and engagement while reducing injuries, absenteeism and workers’ compensation costs. “The S&H certification process of internal evaluation, application,