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Every day, millions of people benefit from organizations that supply, launder and maintain linens, uniforms, protective clothing, mats and mops, towels, wipes and other reusable textiles. The nearly $125 Billion (USD) global linen, uniform and textile services industry serves businesses, retailers, hospitals and long-term care facilities, hotels, restaurants and other organizations to help enhance their image and provide clean, safe environments for their employees and customers. The industry employees more 1 million professionals worldwide and offers a sustainable alternative to home laundering and disposable products by leveraging expertise and volume to more cost-effective, efficiently and environmentally friendly processes.

The International Textile Services Alliance (ITSA) was established as a global forum to promote the value of textile, linen and uniform services and facilitate the exchange of information to further professionalize and improve cleanliness, safety and operations.

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The German Textile Cleaning Association

The Hygiene Challenge in Times of the Coronavirus

Anyone who works in their company in accordance with a hygiene management system in accordance with DIN EN 14065 is already on the safe side. All regulatory requirements for hygiene applicable in Germany are covered by this. Anyone who has not yet introduced the standard will be concerned - in connection with the risks posed by the corona virus - about the safety of their employees and how they can reliably serve their customers - ...
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The German Textile Cleaning Association

How the German Association of Textile Cleaning Services DTV Supports Member Companies to Overcome the Corona Pandemic

DTV knows the difficulties which member companies are facing very well due to two surveys. They show that there are two main problems.  Those companies which have customers mostly in the HoReCa sector lost up to 99% of their orders. These companies have huge economic problems. On the other hand companies with a large client base in the field of hygiene, health, medicine and care have more work to do. The challenge they have to ...
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Healthcare & COVID-19: Dispatches from the Front Lines

Four TRSA healthcare laundry operators – all serving hospitals located in the epicenters of the pandemic in the U.S. – shared lessons with industry colleagues during an April 10 TRSA webinar on how they’re working to protect employees, while at the same time providing maximum assistance to customers and end users through the use of sound business practices that can deliver the best outcomes for everyone. Sometimes that means saying no to customers who want ...
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Enrich Yourself, Others with On-Demand Learning

Did you know? TRSA's On-Demand Learning Center has a separate section of resources specific to COVID-19. Click to discover webinars that will provide market perspectives and HR resources. Bookmark this link as we will be adding more! TRSA remains an ever-present resource for you during this time of industry upheaval. TRSA’s On-Demand Learning library of more than 100 FREE webinars and other low- or no-cost learning opportunities remain just a few clicks away and are ...
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ETSA Chief Issues Statement on COVID-19 Initiatives

Robert Long, secretary general, European Textile Services Association (ETSA) recently shared a recap of several initiatives the association has undertaken to aid its members and the global textile services industry in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. Textile services companies are facing an unprecedented crisis in terms of: Protecting our workers and customers Keeping our businesses operational while adapting to reduced customer demand Preparing for post-COVID-19 National textile services associations in Europe are working hard ...
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It took Erika Mader (72) about 30,000 toy bricks and countless hours of work to complete this miniature replica of our Frankfurt #Festhalle which is currently used as a vaccination centre. We think she has done a fantastic job!

The #JTF is a critical dimension to the #EUGreenDeal, it helps ensure jobs stay in local communities. We in Textile Services are committed to the Just Transition to a more environmentally friendly economy that is both clean and lucrative #EPleanry🇪🇺

Twitter feed video.The #JTF is a critical dimension to the #EUGreenDeal, it helps ensure jobs stay in local communities. We in Textile Services are committed to the Just Transition to a more environmentally friendly economy that is both clean and lucrative #EPleanry🇪🇺
Niklas Nienaß@nnienass

The Just Transition Fund is the promise that no one will be left behind on the way to a climate-neutral EU. 17,5bn € for European coal regions to build a sustainable future. We @GreensEFA made sure that the JTF is 100% fossil free. Today we will have the final vote @Europarl_EN!

The deadline to submit research to the Student Research Program at #TTNA21 is May 21 - don't miss the chance to present your industry experts!

Submit an abstract today! >> https://bit.ly/3nrRPgd

Inserite le lavanderie industriali nella categoria prioritaria per la somministrazione dei vaccini nei luoghi di lavoro. Finalmente la giusta attenzione al settore. Pubblicato il documento tecnico Inail con i criteri di classificazione del rischio di contagio Covid #assosistema

Women in the Industry – Launch New Initiative

Our working group 'Women in the Industry' is leading the way for our Diversity & Inclusion topic, please see our first two fantastic entries for our spotlight success stories: https://tsa-uk.org/women-in-the-industry-launch-new-initiative/

#women #inclusion #Diversity

CVR Uniforms, Shippensburg, PA, recently qualified for renewal of its Hygienically Clean Food Service certification. https://hygienicallyclean.org/cvr-uniforms-qualifies-for-food-service-certification-renewal/

Set-up is running for the #oekt. Starting tomorrow, talks and workshops will be streamed from the studios in the #messefrankfurt locations. One of the highlights: world premiere of the oratorio EINS from Harmonie hall in the #CongressCenter. https://www.oekt.de/en/

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Industry Events

10 - 13 June 2021
The Clean Show
28 - 30 September 2021
Middle East Cleaning Technology Week
27 - 01 November 2021
Texcare International 2021
01 - 02 December 2021
World Textile Service Congress
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DTV (Germany)


European Textile Services Association (ETSA – Europe)


FBT (Belgium)


GEIST (France)


Laundry Association of Australia (LAA – Australia)


Norsk Renseri- & Vaskeriforening (NRV – Norway)


Sveriges Tvatteriforbund


TRSA (North America)


TSA (United Kingdom)

United Kingdom