Survey Data Informs Changes to Texcare International


As a result of feedback from exhibitors and visitors, Texcare International in Frankfurt am Main, Germany, will be held in autumn and run a total of four days from Wednesday through Saturday beginning with the 2024 show. The new dates for next year’s show are Nov. 6-9, 2024.

AlliantCon Draws Industry Leaders to Fort Worth


Over 115 linen, uniform and facility services industry operators representing 55 companies from the U.S. and Canada gathered in Fort Worth, TX, for two days of networking, education and fun. The annual conference, dubbed “AlliantCon,” is a forum for operators to discuss new technologies, exchange ideas and strategies and learn other new ways that operators can grow and manage their businesses. 

Texcare Asia & China Laundry Expo Postponed to 2023


Following rising COVID-19 cases in China, the organizers of Texcare Asia & China Laundry Expo (TXCA & CLE) have decided to defer the fair to 2023 in Shanghai. The trade show was previously scheduled to be held this Nov. 17–19 in Ningbo, according to a news release.

Clean Returns to Orlando in 2025


With the 2022 edition in the rearview mirror, the Clean Show will return to an odd-year, two-year cycle, starting in 2025. This move comes in response to the unprecedented postponements and rescheduling of events and trade fairs across the industry due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Association Execs Highlight Global Industry Initiatives


A morning panel presentation on the second day of The TRSA Experience at The Clean Show featured global association leaders highlighting initiatives impacting the linen, uniform and facility services industry, and how those initiatives can benefit operators in the U.S. market.

Could Outsourcing Maintenance Prolong Machine Life?


As outsourced laundries continue to face difficulties recruiting maintenance and engineering personnel, these operators face the same fundamental proposition they ask their customers to consider about doing their own linen or uniforms: go outside your organization for the expertise you need. TRSA conversations with operators and exhibitors at the Clean Show verified the increasing popularity of this practice.

TRSA Unveils Consumer, B2B Market Research Report at Show


TRSA announced at the Clean Show it will offer to the public the TRSA Market Recovery & Research Report. The research, collected in the fall of 2021, utilized focus groups and an online survey to collect data from 1,000 consumers across the United States with recent experience with hotel, restaurant and healthcare businesses and industrial uniforms. The business-to-business (B2B) quantitative online survey reached 200 decision makers in these four key target groups.

Seminar Explains How Hygiene Certification Applies to All Markets


Linen, uniform and facility services managers and executives at a TRSA luncheon presentation July 30 grasped how hygiene certification concepts refined for healthcare laundry can be applied to service other industries. These participants at this Clean Show session learned that although customers in other businesses may not require such certification as hospitals do, earning the TRSA Hygienically Clean designations for other industries sends a powerful message of credibility to these markets.