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Kim Thrasher is Lavatec sales and marketing coordinator

Kim Thrasher is the new sales and marketing Coordinator at Lavatec. Responsible for managing research and assisting the regional sales team with equipment related inquiries and price quotes, she reports directly to company president Mark Thrasher.

TRSA to host HR, Health and Safety Summit in Milwaukee

The Textile Rental Services Association (TRSA), the leading trade association for linens, uniforms and facility services, is hosting its HR, Health and Safety Summit on 30 April at the Hyatt Regency Milwaukee. The one-day event will feature expert speakers, panel discussions and roundtable sessions on topics such as mental health, employee retention, compensation, safety culture, chemical safety and more.

Industry stalwarts strengthen CLM Texfinity’s sales team

CLM Texfinity has announced the appointment of two individuals with more than 50 year’s combined experience in the laundry sector. Filip Ingels joins as sales manager, bringing with him an impressive 20 years of invaluable experience in the laundry sector while Bob Mills is named as sales manager UK with a background spanning over 30 years in laundry sales

Texcare 2024 has 250 exhibitors already registered

The industry’s interest in Texcare International is strong, says organiser Mess Frankfurt , as it announces that nine months before the event, which stages in Frankfurt, Germany in November, 247 companies from 30 countries have already registered and the exhibition space is almost fully booked. The companies, including all the market leaders, are taking advantage of the leading trade fair to present their innovations live to a global trade audience and a high level of international participation is expected.

TSA: Let’s talk laundry – keeping it clean

At the recent Textile Services Association (TSA) 2024 National Congress (1 February) in Liverpool, three representatives from three laundries came clean about their views on where the UK’s textile services industry is now, in a panel chaired by (pictured left to right:)TSA’s Emma Andersson; Mark Franklin, Elis UK; Edward Syed, Dash Linen, and; Helen Wood, Johnsons Hotel Linen, made up the expert panel.

TSA Congress: Expert opinion, out of left field

The thoughts of behavioural economist Roger Martin-Fagg made the audience sit up and take notice at the Textile Services Association (TSA) 2024 National Congress, 1 February, at the Titanic Hotel in Liverpool. Those comments were, as the speaker himself announced, out of left field. Martin-Fagg has consulted for a wide range of the country’s biggest companies, and is renowned for his ability to explain complex economic concepts in a way that helps businesses to understand how they affect them. He began by looking at how global systems perform and how we perform in the UK.

ABC spells out the importance of top end textile care at CTDA forum

America’s Best Cleaners’ (ABC) executive director Chris White was a keynote speaker at the recent Custom Tailors and Designers Association (CTDA) Designer Forum event held in New York City in late January. This gathering showcased a dynamic panel of industry experts which captivated a packed audience of clothiers, fabric makers, CMT specialists, fashion media, and related professionals.

Towards net zero: TSA plans for a sustainable future

The Textile Services Association (TSA) has released its sustainability report outlining the industry’s journey to a sustainable future where industrial laundering thrives on radical innovation to decarbonise the industry’s primary energy demands. The report also shines light on the importance of actively engaging with its global value chain and the critical role played by people at all levels to make a lasting difference.

Brock Pellerin named VP at Pellerin Milnor

Pellerin Milnor Corporation has announced the promotion of Brock Pellerin, fourth-generation member of the laundry manufacturer family business, to vice president of the company, effective immediately.

TSA Congress 2024: Changing for the better

The Textile Services Association (TSA) 2024 National Congress, 1 February at the Titanic Hotel in Liverpool, got under way with the The Lord Mayor of Liverpool Councillor Mary Rasmussen, opening proceedings. Charlie Betteridge, TSA chair, welcomed what amounts to a veritable ‘Who’s Who?’ of the top echelons of the laundry industry in the UK. “We have the format right seeing so many here. “Everybody is here,” he said. “Al the key decision makers.