Healthcare Linen Services Group Expands TRSA Membership

Partnering to Develop and Retain Top Industry Talent and Support Rapidly Growing Enterprise


Batavia, IL, July 3, 2019 – Healthcare Linen Services Group, a leading provider of linen management services to the healthcare and hospitality industries, recently joined TRSA, the association for linen, uniform and facility services, to establish a strategic partnership across the company’s premier regional brands including Logan’s Healthcare Linens, Logan’s Uniform Rentals, Superior Health Linens, and Textile Care Services.

“HLSG’s partnership with TRSA helps ensure we leverage TRSA ‘s renowned training programs, best management practices, advocacy, networking and other resources efficiently and cost-effectively throughout our companies,” said Joseph LaPorta, President, Chief Executive Officer and Board Director of Healthcare Linen Services Group.

As the primary source for news, information, best practices and innovations, TRSA’s expansive body of resources, specifically for healthcare and hospitality, provides leading-edge professional development programs, research and benchmarking, as well as networking and information-sharing among peers through the industry’s longest-running, largest market-specific Healthcare and Hospitality Conferences.

“We are working with HLSG to get their team engaged in our advocacy and regulatory efforts, committee activities and industry-specific management development programs – the Executive Management (EMI), Production Management (PMI) and Maintenance Management Institutes (MMI) said Joseph Ricci, TRSA President & CEO, “Our strategic partnership will involve the HLSG plants in TRSA’s long-running Performance, Compensation, Sustainability and Safety Benchmarking programs. In addition, we believe HLSG would benefit from participation in the industry’s established standard and measure for hygienically clean textiles – Hygienically Clean Healthcare – that offers process validation and quantification of outcomes that provides a holistic approach to delivering better outcomes for patients.”

“We believe this enhanced partnership across all of our divisions supports our rapid growth strategy and vision to be America’s best laundry service provider,” stated LaPorta.



Healthcare Linen Services Group (, is a leading provider of linen management services to the healthcare and hospitality industries. Four premier regional brands, Logan’s Linens (Shelbyville, KY), Logan’s Uniform Rental (Shelbyville, KY), Superior Health Linens (Cudahy, WI), and Textile Care Services (Rochester, MN) were brought together through the guidance and ownership of Thompson Street Capital Partners (TSCP), St Louis, MO. HLSG currently operates nine state-of-the-art laundry processing facilities in four states delivering over 175 million pounds of assorted quality linens into both the healthcare and hospitality markets.



TRSA ( represents the nearly $20-billion linen, uniform and facility services industry by advocating for fair federal and state regulatory and legislative policy and promoting the economic and environmental benefits of reusable textiles. Employing 120,000+ people at 1,500+ facilities in North America, our industry supplies, launders and maintains linens, uniforms, towels, mats and other products. These help businesses (including retailers, manufacturers, healthcare facilities and restaurants), government and other organizations enhance their image and provide clean, safe environments for their employees and customers. Most Americans benefit at least once per week from the hygiene and safety of products provided to the industry’s customers. TRSA verifies and quantifies our industry’s commitment to sustainability and cleanliness through our Clean Green and Hygienically Clean certification programs. TRSA increases the industry’s productivity, sustainability, safety and professionalism through education, research, benchmarking and information-sharing.