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  • 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,

  • Linen and Uniform Services Recognized as Essential Services in Battle with COVID-19

    Linen and Uniform Services Recognized as Essential Services in Battle with COVID-19

    Health authorities and state and local governments are recognizing the linen, uniform and facility services industry as an essential service. Consisting mostly of small, independent family-owned and operated businesses, the industry supplies, launders and maintains essential, environmentally friendly reusable textiles for industries that need these most, including restaurants, hotels, healthcare facilities, manufacturing, infrastructure, other businesses

  • TRSA Recognizes Safety Cultures and Solutions

    TRSA Recognizes Safety Cultures and Solutions

    Four linen and uniform service industry TRSA members and two associates (suppliers to the industry) are 2020 SafeTRSA Excellence Award winners, honored for their projects or achievements that produced or reflected safety gains due to support from top management, employee involvement, training or good communication. Associate winners: Rotomolded cart manufacturer Meese, Ashtabula, Ohio, having identified hazards

  • TRSA Clean Green Awards

    TRSA Clean Green Awards

    From alternative energy to water filtration and a variety of natural resource conservation practices, finding new ways to simultaneously protect the environment and accordingly control costs remains a priority for linen, uniform and facility services companies. TRSA members’ exemplary such efforts have been recognized with TRSA Clean Green Innovation Awards, to be presented March 25