European Laundry Tour: Automation, Innovation and Digitization in Action

Posted February 24, 2020 at 5:00 pm

The TRSA European (Germany) Laundry Tour provides a logical next step for those attending the 2020 World Textile Services Congress and Texcare International trade fair in Frankfurt this June. The limited-capacity tour (open to the first 35 registrants) will visit state-of-the-art laundries and processing plants over a five-day period. Pricing is inclusive, covering tours, most meals, lodging and motor coach transportation from Frankfurt to Berlin.

The tour itinerary begins in Frankfurt, offering an experience of the future of European laundry automation, manufacturing innovation and digitization with visits to these laundries and manufacturing plants:

Date Location Tour(s) Overnight
June 22 Frankfurt Jöckel Laundry Hostel Ostertor, Vlotho
June 23 Vlotho and Harsum Kannegiesser Factory

JENSEN Factory

Hotel Van Der Valk, Harsum
June 24 Wolfsburg Volkswagen Group Worldwide Headquarters and Manufacturing Plant Hotel Van Der Valk, Harsum
June 25 Wolfsburg Ruess Laundry 1

Ruess Laundry 2

Berlin Marriott Hotel
June 26 Berlin and Bötzow City Clean Laundry

Greif Laundry

Farewell Reception

Berlin Marriott Hotel
June 27 (optional) Berlin Walking Tour


The European Laundry Tour registration is now open to TRSA operator and associate members, nonmember operators and their partners/guests.

The World Textile Services Congress (WTSC) on June 18-19 in Frankfurt will take place prior to Texcare International, scheduled for June 20-24 at the same location. The WTSC will build on the success and momentum of WTSC 2016 held in Bruges, Belgium, which attracted nearly 200 linen, uniform and facility services professionals worldwide. For more information, visit Texcare International (TXCA) hosts the world’s leading manufacturers and service providers who will showcase their innovations in an up-close environment. This event is hosted every four years. For registration, agenda and other information, visit