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Elis agrees acquisition of Curantex
14 December, 2018
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Messe Frankfurt France acquires JET Expo Paris
Friday, December 14, 2018 by Messe Frankfurt France is the new owner of JET Expo, the French trade show dedicated entirely to the Professional Textile Care sector. In a statement on its website this week,...

Dr Philip Wright steps down as CEO of the TSA
Thursday, December 13, 2018 by After two and a half years, Philip Wright has decided to step down from the Textile Services Association, with the support of the TSA Board. He will formally finish work on 31 December 2018.

Free energy bill check for UKFT members
Thursday, December 13, 2018 by Members of the UK Fashion & Textile Association can benefit from a free energy bill check this winter.

CLEAN invests a further £200k in its Yeovil laundry
Wednesday, December 12, 2018 by Leading linen and laundry service provider CLEAN has invested a further £200k to increase the efficiency of its Yeovil laundry, located on the Somerset town’s Lufton Trading Estate.

Elis leads industrial sector into open water market
Tuesday, December 11, 2018 by Elis (formerly Berendsen) has been granted a licence to self-supply water and sewerage services. It is the first industrial organisation to be granted such an opportunity by regulator Ofwat.

Northwest Healthcare is recertified Clean Green
Tuesday, December 11, 2018 by The Textile Rental Association (TRSA) has recertified Northwest Healthcare Linen, the Bellingham, Washington-based independent medical launderer, as Clean Green, reflecting the...

UKFT to take over management of Textiles Scotland
Tuesday, December 11, 2018 by The UK Fashion and Textile Association (UKFT) will take over the management of Textiles Scotland (STLA) with effect from 1 January 2019, following a unanimous vote by STLA members...

Christmas book review – Sock Story
Tuesday, December 11, 2018 by If you are a fan of Ideal Manufacturing’s quirky cartoon graphics you have a treat in store, writes Kathy Bowry. A highlight of this Christmas season is the chance to get your hands on...

Hohenstein opens lab
Monday, December 10, 2018 by With the opening of a textile testing laboratory in Gurugram, India, the testing service provider and research partner, Hohenstein, has again raised the bar for the textile industry....

Reusable textiles key to go green in the operating theatre
Monday, December 10, 2018 by Surgical drapes and tapes are textile products used in operating theatres worldwide. They are taped to patients and equipment during surgical procedures to protect workers and...

VDMA welcomes Messe Frankfurt’s Clean Show deal
Monday, December 10, 2018 by Elgar Straub, managing director of VDMA Textile Care, Fabric and Leather Technologies, has applauded the extension of Texcare trade fairs to include the American Clean Show.

Clean Show sold to Messe Frankfurt
Thursday, December 06, 2018 by Messe Frankfurt, the international trade fair, congress and event organiser with its own exhibition grounds in Frankfurt am Main, Germany, recently finalised a deal with the Clean...

TRSA Healthcare Conference addresses market trends
Thursday, December 06, 2018 by Nearly 200 linen, uniform and facility services executives recently gathered outside Charlotte, North Carolina, for the Textile Rental Services Association’s 7th annual...

Elis completes acquisition of Lavanderias Triton
Wednesday, December 05, 2018 by Elis, the international multi-service provider, offering textile, hygiene and facility services solutions across Europe and Latin America, continues its acquisition strategy in its...

Datamars unveils latest UHF RFID system
Tuesday, December 04, 2018 by Datamars, the global supplier of high performance laundry identification solutions, has released two ‘In Motion’ UHF RFID reading systems for large-scale laundry businesses. The new...

Angelica achieves 23 HCH laundry certifications
Tuesday, December 04, 2018 by Angelica, one of the nation’s largest healthcare linen providers, now has 23 laundries that have earned the Textile Rental Services Association’s Hygienically Clean Healthcare certification.

Healthcare CEOs review threats, trends and opportunities
Monday, December 03, 2018 by The TRSA CEO/Executive Roundtable was held prior to TRSA’s seventh Healthcare Conference last week in Charlotte, which attracted nearly 200 healthcare market leaders and suppliers.

Healthcare Linen Alliance expands business development team
Friday, November 30, 2018 by The Healthcare Linen Alliance announced in November that industry veteran Rick Gaffney has joined the group to head business development and partnerships. Rick has spent much of...

UMF Corp teams with Logan¹s Linens to deliver infection prevention products to hospitals
Friday, November 30, 2018 by UMF Corporation, a leader in the research and development of high-performance textiles for infection prevention and commercial cleaning, has teamed with Logan’s Healthcare Linen...

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