TRSA-ETSA Members Honored in ETSA Ceremony

06/17/2022

Four TRSA member companies, also members of the European Textile Services Association (ETSA), were recognized with top prizes or nominations in the inaugural ETSA Awards competition in a May ceremony in Rome.

‘Surf the Wave’: European Operator Discusses Trends There

06/03/2022

Textile Services Weekly recently interviewed Andreas Holzer, managing director of Bardusch GmbH, Kusnacht, Germany, about trends in sustainability and how European operators are dealing with the aftermath of COVID-19. Holzer, whose company is a TRSA member, also serves as the elected chairman of the European Textile Services Association (ETSA). Excerpts of our discussion follow.

Ricci Highlights Market Recovery and Expansion Opportunities

04/15/2022

TRSA President & CEO Joseph Ricci recently addressed the VDMA’s Textile Care, Fabric and Leather Board of Directors and General Session meetings in Nuremberg, Germany. VDMA represents the manufacturing and engineering industry in Germany and throughout Europe providing economic, technical and scientific support, as well as export assistance, standards development and research. VDMA also is an adviser to Messe Frankfurt for Texcare International, Techtextil North America and other global events related to textile services and textile production.

TRSA Chair Shares Perspective on Global DEI Webinar

12/17/2021

TRSA recently partnered with several international linen, uniform and facility services industry associations to present a webinar on diversity, equity and inclusion issues in the industry. The 90-minute presentation, titled “Gender and Diversity in the Textile Care Industry: Let’s Have a Conversation,” featured TRSA Chair Noël Hammer Richardson.

Texcare Asia & China Laundry Expo Pushed Back to 2022

12/03/2021

In support of the Chinese government’s pandemic control measures, the organizers of Texcare Asia & China Laundry Expo (TXCA & CLE) recently announced the postponement of the upcoming edition of the trade show, which was scheduled to take place this month. The show will instead be held in its usual third-quarter timeslot on Aug. 11-13, 2022, at the Shanghai New International Expo Centre, according to a news release.

‘Make the World Green Again!’: Webinar Highlights Sustainability

07/09/2021

TRSA recently participated in a 90-minute webinar with international partners DTV (Germany), ETSA (Europe), FBT (Belgium) and TSA-UK to discuss global sustainability efforts in the linen, uniform and facility services industry. The webinar, titled “Make the World Green Again!” took place on June 30 and featured a speaker from each participating association as well as a question-and-answer session for participants.

‘Make the World Green Again!’: TRSA to Join Global Webinar

06/24/2021

TRSA will participate in an upcoming webinar with international partners DTV (Germany), ETSA (Europe), FBT (Belgium) and TSA-UK to discuss global sustainability efforts in the linen, uniform and facility services industry. The webinar, titled “Make the World Green Again!” will take place on June 30 from 10-11:30 a.m. EDT.

TRSA Issues Regional Textile Services Market Analyses

04/30/2021

Forecasts for linen, uniform and facility services’ growth in critical demand sectors in the wake of the COVID-19 downturn are now offered by nation or world region through the issuance of regional editions of data provided by The Economist Intelligence Unit’s (EIU’s) Global Textile Services Market Analysis.

Global Report Touts Textile Hygiene, Sustainability

04/09/2021

Joseph Ricci, president and CEO of TRSA, recently participated in a national associations videoconference to discuss issues impacting the global linen, uniform and facility services industry. At the meeting, the findings of a new report, titled “Why Textiles Win in the Long Run,” was presented to the 15 international association executives in attendance.

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