The International Textile Services Alliance (ITSA) Launches New Website

BRUSSELS, Belgium — June 21, 2019 — The International Textile Services Alliance (ITSA), a global community of national and regional linen, workwear and textile services associations, has launched a new website,

The new website reflects ITSA’s focus on broad, global issues as directed by the subject-matter experts of the respective participating associations such as  environmental sustainability,  digitalization and technology, regulation and standards development, hygiene and labour, in addition to news and social media feeds, a global event calendar, research and other information from ITSA’s participating associations:

  • De Federatie van de Belgische Textielverzorging (FBT – Belgium)
  • Deutscher Textilreinigungs Verband (DTV – Germany)
  • European Textile Services Association (ETSA – Europe)
  • Group of Industrial Enterprises of Textile Services (GEIST – France)
  • Laundry Association of Australia (LAA – Australia)
  • Norsk Renseri- & Vaskeriforening (NRV – Norway)
  • Sveriges Tvateriforbund (Sweden)
  • Textile Services Association (TSA – United Kingdom)
  • TRSA, the Association for Linen, Uniform and Facility Services (North America)

“As the linen, workwear and textile services industry association leaders, ITSA participants understand the importance of sharing information on global issues impacting our industry such as improving cleanliness and safety, reducing energy and water consumption, and creating sustainable business practices and processes based on guidelines and standards,” said TRSA President & CEO Joseph Ricci. “The website redesign underscores ITSA’s commitment to worldwide industry collaboration.”

The International Textile Services Alliance (ITSA) was established as a global forum to promote the value of textile, linen and uniform services and facilitate the exchange of information to further professionalize and improve cleanliness, safety and operations. Every day, millions of people benefit from organizations that supply, launder and maintain linens, uniforms, protective clothing, mats and mops, towels, wipes and other reusable textiles. The nearly $125 Billion (USD) global linen, uniform and textile services industry serves businesses, retailers, hospitals and long-term care facilities, hotels, restaurants and other organizations to help enhance their image and provide clean, safe environments for their employees and customers. The industry employees more one million professionals worldwide and offers a sustainable alternative to home laundering and disposable products by leveraging expertise and volume to more cost-effective, efficiently and environmentally friendly processes.

Posted June 21, 2019

Source: ITSA / TRSA