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1509, 2020

ETSA announces new president

September 15th, 2020|

ETSA announces new president The European Textile Services Association (ETSA) recently elected Andreas Holzer as its new president for the next three years. Holzer, a member of the business management team of the Bardusch Group, is taking over the role from Thomas Krautschneider, CEO [...]

1409, 2020

Back to business

September 14th, 2020|

Back to business For all the finger-crossing and keeping an eye on government announcements as our industry tries to negotiate its way to a life beyond COVID-19, a huge amount of work is going on every minute behind the scenes. From practical solutions [...]

709, 2020

Upcoming webinars: Save the dates!

September 7th, 2020|

Upcoming webinars: Save the dates! Here are the details of three exciting webinars for you to register for:World Textile Services Congress (WTSC)Global Textile Services Market Analysis29 September 20202.00pm-4.00pmNote: Free to TSA members – contact TSA to receive detailsJoin this exclusive presentation of the first-ever Global Textile [...]

2808, 2020

Fresh new start

August 28th, 2020|

Fresh new start: Shirt machines A crisp, fresh shirt is a thing of joy for the wearer and the launderer keen to offer a top quality service that attracts repeat business. Many customers, and potential customers, who have been working from home are now [...]

2708, 2020

CLEAN achieves PRIM Bronze Award

August 27th, 2020|

CLEAN achieves PRIM Bronze Award Leading laundry supplier CLEAN has secured a PRIM Bronze Award by the Proactive Risk Intervention Management (PRIM) Fleet Standards. The road safety accreditation scheme, which is designed by industry experts, operators, former Met road policing developers, road risk providers [...]

2508, 2020

Climate change agreement

August 25th, 2020|

Climate Change Agreement - scheme now open for new entrants Climate change agreementThe Climate Change Agreement (CCA) scheme is now open for new entrants and the deadline has been extended to 30 October 2020. The TSA commented that “We as an industry led the way [...]

2508, 2020

CLEAN’s Slough Laundry receives RoSPA Silver Fleet Safety Award

August 25th, 2020|

CLEAN’s Slough Laundry receives RoSPA Silver Fleet Safety Award CLEAN’s Slough Laundry has been awarded a RoSPA Silver Fleet Safety Award, which champions excellence and improvement in the key area of managing occupational road risk.The transport department at the world-class super laundry located on Slough Trading [...]

2008, 2020

Obituary: Mervyn Davies

August 20th, 2020|

Obituary: Mervyn Davies Mervyn Davies, for many years the public face of Polymark and later, Böwe Passat UK, passed away peacefully on Wednesday 5 August after a short illness. Aged 84, he leaves his wife, Lorna, and two sons, Mark and Paul. After thirteen [...]

1908, 2020

July 2020 Featured Installations

August 19th, 2020|

July 2020 installations featured in Laundry & Cleaning Today Loi’s Launderette and Dry Cleaners is based in Luton, Bedfordshire and DryStream installed its top DryStream Premier Plus EPoS system to the business. Their engineer supplied and installed all the hardware and software [...]

1008, 2020

CLEAN scoops 8th RoSPA Gold Medal

August 10th, 2020|

CLEAN scoops 8th RoSPA Gold Medal Laundry supplier CLEAN has been awarded its eighth consecutive RoSPA Gold Medal Award for maintaining high standards in health and safety. The prestigious annual scheme, run by the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA), recognises organisations that [...]

508, 2020

Laundry Trade Associations

August 5th, 2020|

Trade Associations: The vital link Janice Raycroft speaks to our key associations who have proved to be a crucial support network to the industry during these recent difficult times. From poring through government advice and regulations – and lobbying those in power – to [...]

408, 2020

Girbau intros innovative solution ensuring textile disinfection

August 4th, 2020|

Girbau intros innovative solution ensuring textile disinfection Girbau Global Laundry Solutions (Girbau) recently developed and released the COVID-19 Disinfection Monitoring Package (DMP), a module that works in concert with Sapphire laundry management software to monitor and verify disinfection of washed textiles. Unique in the [...]

408, 2020

Fulton installation at super laundry

August 4th, 2020|

Fulton installation at super laundry Having moved from a facility that was too small and would have been uneconomical to upgrade, the overriding requirements for Elis’ new, state-of-the-art Southampton-based facility were to increase and futureproof throughput by increasing capacity as and when required.Protecting their investment was [...]

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