Latest Linen Stories

2014-10-13 23:01:42

TRSA Recognizes Canadian Linen for Efforts in Fire Prevention and Clean Operations Toronto, Ontario (PRWEB) October 13, 2014 Canadian Linen and Uniform Service, a leading textile services and supply company in North America, today announced it received the SafeTRSA Innovation Award and the Clean Green Innovation Award for its efforts to improve plant safety and the environmental impacts of its operations. The Textile Rental Services Association (TRSA) is an international trade association...

2014-09-11 23:06:47

Employees partnering with local community organizations to commemorate company’s legacy of service Toronto, Ontario (PRWEB) September 11, 2014 Celebrating its 125th anniversary, Canadian Linen and Uniform Service today announced that its branches across Canada will participate in a ‘Day of Service’ to give back to their local communities during the month of September. Employees will have the opportunity to spend all or part of their work day volunteering for a local organization or...

2014-03-28 08:29:46

Chicago-based linen rental company BBJ launches Atelier by BBJ, a retail site providing unique home décor and custom linen products for homeowners. CHICAGO, March 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- BBJ, a Chicago-based linen rental company, recently launched Atelier by BBJ: www.atelierbbj.com, a retail website focused on offering linen and home goods to homeowners. As a leader in the event linen rental industry since 1983, BBJ carries over their table décor and design expertise to...

New Model Developed To Simulate Cloth On A Computer With Unprecedented Accuracy
2013-08-12 16:02:59

UCSD Jacobs School of Engineering Computer scientists at the University of California, San Diego, have developed a new model to simulate with unprecedented accuracy on the computer the way cloth and light interact. The new model can be used in animated movies and in video games to make cloth look more realistic. Existing models are either too simplistic and produce unrealistic results; or too complex and costly for practical use. Researchers presented their findings at the SIGGRAPH 2013...

Word of the Day
  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
  • A ghost, wraith, hobgoblin, elf, or spirit.
The origin of 'barghest' is not known, but it may be from perhaps burh-ghest, town-ghost, or German Berg-geist (mountain spirit) or Bär-geist (bear-spirit).