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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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National Associations Share Information on Weekly COVID-19 Calls

ETSA hosted its sixth teleconference on COVID-19 with an audience of global linen, uniform and facility services association executives. The most recent call was hosted on April 9. An overview of the key topics shared on the call include the following: Importance of communicating the expertise and professionalism of the linen, uniform and facility services industry in terms of textile hygiene. Communication to regulators to recognize the essential role which continues to be played by ...
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TRSA Extends Offer for 45-Day Trial Membership

To maximize information-sharing that keeps personnel safe and healthy and prepares companies for the post-crisis business environment, TRSA’s Board of Directors is extending 45-day free trial memberships to nonmember linen, uniform and facility services companies. “There has never been a more important time for our industry’s companies to associate with colleagues,” said Jim Buik, TRSA board chairman and president, Roscoe Co., Chicago, pointing out that the trials will increase dialogue and thereby benefit all members ...
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Ricci Details TRSA’s COVID-19 Efforts on Webinar

TRSA President & CEO Joseph Ricci recently discussed TRSA’s efforts on behalf of the linen, uniform and facility services industry for an audience of laundry operators in the Middle East as they prepare for the possible spread of COVID-19 in their operating area. The webinar, titled “COVID-19: The Impact on the Laundry & Linen Care Industry” was sponsored by Clean Middle East on April 7. Using TRSA Business Pulse Survey data, Ricci kicked off his ...
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More Entry Jobs Enhance Integration

The Rut Government committee SOU 2020: 5 suggests that households should be able to make Rut deductions even when laundry is handed over to an external  laundry facility. The grid deduction is expected to increase demand for laundry services and lead to the households' own work at home with laundry to some extent being converted into market work. This is expected to lead to increased labor supply among the buyers and to increased employment in ...
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Sveriges Tvatteriforbund

A Growing Industry for Responsibility

In the last five years, sales in the Swedish laundry and textile service industry have increased by 30 percent and the number of employees has increased by 16 percent. This is shown by Tvätteriförbundet's industry report for 2019. We are the Swedish textile service organization and represents members in both dry cleaning and industrial laundry. In total, about 5,000 people work in the laundry and textile service industry. Continued Growth We believe in continued strong ...
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#OnThisDay 1925: Doyen of drawing, Prince of painting, connoisseur of crafting, master of making and veritable virtuoso of the visual arts - Tony Hart was born. Here he is drawing with pastels.

Jäklar vad bra Brentford inlett sin första PL-säsong. Inte främst resultatmässigt men spelmässigt. De pressar verkligen storlag efter storlag. Kul att se! (Och United kanske inte behöver leta längre efter en ny tränare?).

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Mike Paton, Visionary at EOS Worldwide, offers a sneak peek of TRSA's Annual Conference keynote. Learn more and register at www.trsa.org/annualconference. ... See MoreSee Less

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Speaking to TRSA Reopening Tour at Aramark Uniform Services' Vernon, CA plant, Dave Hardy, General Manager of Production (Los Angeles area), offers his insight into the career possibilities for mechanically inclined individuals to advance at the company and in the industry ... See MoreSee Less

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Maintenance mechanic Guillermo Pedroza, 21 years with Aramark Uniform Services in Vernon, CA, a TRSA Reopening Tour host, explains why his workplace feels like home ... See MoreSee Less

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Carlos Garza, GM, Aramark Uniform Services, Vernon, CA, describes to TRSA Reopening Tour the wealth of opportunities available to prospective employees with the company, recognized for assessing individuals’ unique talents and finding the right positions for them ... See MoreSee Less

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His initiative to capitalize on job openings and proven capability to handle greater responsibility have propelled Carlos Garza to the general manager’s position at the Vernon, CA plant of Aramark Uniform Services, a TRSA Reopening Tour stop on Sept. 21. ... See MoreSee Less

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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