New News information at Laundry and Cleaning News New and updated information from News listed on www.laundryandcleaningnews.com http://laundryandcleaningnews.com/ en-us http://laundryandcleaningnews.com/ New News information at Laundry and Cleaning News http://www.laundryandcleaningnews.com/content/images/logo_big.gif Energy crisis: The TSA needs YOU to be part of the laundry lobby http://www.laundryandcleaningnews.com/news/newsenergy-crisis-the-tsa-needs-you-to-be-part-of-the-laundry-lobby-10393201 http://www.laundryandcleaningnews.com/news/newsenergy-crisis-the-tsa-needs-you-to-be-part-of-the-laundry-lobby-10393201 by <br/> <br/> <img height='60px' width='60px' src= ' /Uploads/NewsArticle/10393201/thumbnail.jpg'/></a>UK<br />The Textile Services Association (TSA) is asking laundries to support its lobbying drive over energy costs support by writing to their MP. If the energy support ends in March, commercial laundries are in for a very rough ride, says the Association. The TSA is lobbying the Government to continue to provide support after March, and it is calling on commercial laundry owners and executives to write to their local MPs to really push the message home. Tue, 29 Nov 2022 16:17:00 GMT TRSA health conference pulls in 150 delegates http://www.laundryandcleaningnews.com/news/newstrsa-health-conference-pulls-in-150-delegates-10392981 http://www.laundryandcleaningnews.com/news/newstrsa-health-conference-pulls-in-150-delegates-10392981 by <br/> <br/> <img height='60px' width='60px' src= ' /Uploads/NewsArticle/10392981/thumbnail.jpg'/></a>NORTH AMERICA<br />Trends, opportunities and challenges were key focuses for more than 150 operator and supplier partner executives serving the healthcare market sector who attended TRSA’s 11th Annual Healthcare Conference in Scottsdale, Arizona The two-day conference featured a full day of industry-specific education followed by a tour of Emerald Textiles’ 65,000-square-foot plant in nearby Phoenix. Tue, 29 Nov 2022 16:00:00 GMT BC SoftWear enters exclusive partnership in Qatar http://www.laundryandcleaningnews.com/news/newsbc-softwear-enters-exclusive-partnership-in-qatar-10392959 http://www.laundryandcleaningnews.com/news/newsbc-softwear-enters-exclusive-partnership-in-qatar-10392959 by <br/> <br/> <img height='60px' width='60px' src= ' /Uploads/NewsArticle/10392959/thumbnail.jpg'/></a>UK/MIDDLE EAST<br />Leading hotel and spa textiles supplier, BC SoftWear, has entered a new partnership with Iris Be You Beauty Trading in Qatar. Iris Be You is a distribution company that is committed to becoming the leading supplier serving the Qatari beauty salon industry. Already working with more than 600 beauty salons and retail shops in Qatar, Iris Be You distributes through a variety of channels and has a solid sales team with a strong background in the beauty industry. Tue, 29 Nov 2022 15:46:00 GMT Felice appointed Miele marketing manager UK and Ireland http://www.laundryandcleaningnews.com/news/newsfelice-appointed-miele-marketing-manager-uk-and-ireland-10388702 http://www.laundryandcleaningnews.com/news/newsfelice-appointed-miele-marketing-manager-uk-and-ireland-10388702 by <br/> <br/> <img height='60px' width='60px' src= ' /Uploads/NewsArticle/10388702/thumbnail.jpg'/></a>UK/IRELAND<br />The professional division of Miele has appointed Egizia Maria Felice as marketing manager for Great Britain and Ireland. Felice will be responsible for overseeing the marketing management of the hospitality, care and service (HCS) sector, as well as growing their laboratory, medical and dentistry (LMD) sector. Mon, 28 Nov 2022 14:43:00 GMT ETSA goes Politico with its circularity message http://www.laundryandcleaningnews.com/news/newsetsa-goes-politico-with-its-circularity-message-10385102 http://www.laundryandcleaningnews.com/news/newsetsa-goes-politico-with-its-circularity-message-10385102 by <br/> <br/> <img height='60px' width='60px' src= ' /Uploads/NewsArticle/10385102/thumbnail.jpg'/></a>INTERNATIONAL<br />The European Textile Services Association (ETSA) has seen its work to raise the profile of the industry as a model of the circular economy featured on the Politico website, bringing the established circular ethos of the industry to a wide and politically aware international audience. The Association sponsored the article which identifies the pillars of the textile care circular economy as longevity of products, localism in the supply chain, repair services, reuse options and resource optimisation. As the co-authors of the piece say: “it’s all part of the textile services sector’s DNA.” Fri, 25 Nov 2022 12:15:00 GMT TSA urges Government to consider ‘big picture’ as laundry and hospitality industry work hand-in-hand http://www.laundryandcleaningnews.com/news/newstsa-urges-government-to-consider-big-picture-as-laundry-and-hospitality-industry-work-hand-in-hand-10363950 http://www.laundryandcleaningnews.com/news/newstsa-urges-government-to-consider-big-picture-as-laundry-and-hospitality-industry-work-hand-in-hand-10363950 by <br/> <br/> <img height='60px' width='60px' src= ' /Uploads/NewsArticle/10363950/thumbnail.jpg'/></a>UK<br />Bold action needs to be taken to safeguard future economic recovery, says the Textile Services Association (TSA), which is lobbying hard to convince the Government that laundries are important suppliers to the hospitality industry and should be recognised as such. Thu, 17 Nov 2022 15:52:00 GMT Swedish TSA meets for autumn event in Malmö http://www.laundryandcleaningnews.com/news/newsswedish-tsa-meets-for-autumn-event-in-malm-10355246 http://www.laundryandcleaningnews.com/news/newsswedish-tsa-meets-for-autumn-event-in-malm-10355246 by <br/> <br/> <img height='60px' width='60px' src= ' /Uploads/NewsArticle/10355246/thumbnail.jpg'/></a>SWEDEN<br />The Swedish Textile Services Association, Sveriges Tvätteriförbund, is on the cusp of its Autumn meeting which takes place in Malmö, Sweden on 17 November. According to Daniel Kärrholt, , CEO of Sveriges Tvätteriförbund, at least 150 textile care professionals will descend on the Hotel Scandic Triangen in the heart of the city to catch up and define the way forward for the industry. Tue, 15 Nov 2022 15:37:00 GMT Wolf lopes in to streamline care home laundry http://www.laundryandcleaningnews.com/news/newswolf-lopes-in-to-streamline-care-home-laundry-10346280 http://www.laundryandcleaningnews.com/news/newswolf-lopes-in-to-streamline-care-home-laundry-10346280 by <br/> <br/> <img height='60px' width='60px' src= ' /Uploads/NewsArticle/10346280/thumbnail.jpg'/></a>UK<br />Wolf Laundry has stepped in to provide a West Yorkshire care home with Schulthess washer extractors to streamline the operation. Herncliffe Care Home, based in Keighley, West Yorkshire, provides dementia, residential and nursing care. Founded 30 years ago, the family-run care home has 115 beds spread over six care units, and 200 members of staff. It has established a great reputation which is testament to the excellent care provided by its professional team. Fri, 11 Nov 2022 12:25:00 GMT Girbau’s positive impact at EXPODetergo http://www.laundryandcleaningnews.com/news/newsgirbaus-positive-impact-at-expodetergo-10281675 http://www.laundryandcleaningnews.com/news/newsgirbaus-positive-impact-at-expodetergo-10281675 by <br/> <br/> <img height='60px' width='60px' src= ' /Uploads/NewsArticle/10281675/thumbnail.jpg'/></a>INTERNATIONAL<br />Girbau, fresh from presenting its latest innovations at the EXPODetergo international trade show in Milan last month spoke about the ‘Positive Impact’ its solutions had on visitors to its stand. The ‘Positive Impact’ message underlined Girbau’s firm commitment to sustainability, working for people and the planet. Among the new products showcased was the efficient EDD double tumble dryer which appeared for the first time, as well as the innovative GENIUS series of washers and dryers aimed at the OPL sector, the Sapphire digital services platform and other solutions for the professional laundry industry. Thu, 10 Nov 2022 07:00:00 GMT Applications invited for Travelling Scholarships 2023 http://www.laundryandcleaningnews.com/news/newsapplications-invited-for-travelling-scholarships-2023-10281486 http://www.laundryandcleaningnews.com/news/newsapplications-invited-for-travelling-scholarships-2023-10281486 by <br/> <br/> <img height='60px' width='60px' src= ' /Uploads/NewsArticle/10281486/thumbnail.jpg'/></a>UK<br />The Worshipful Company of Launderers (WCL) is pleased to take applications for next year’s Travelling Scholarships. The visits to laundry operations will be in the United Kingdom and will take place over three days –7, 8, 9 February 2023. Wed, 09 Nov 2022 15:23:00 GMT