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Representing the textile services industry for over 20 years

Since 1994, ETSA has represented the industry-leading textile service companies, suppliers of garments, detergents and machinery and national associations across Europe.

The textile services industry supplies timely and cost effective textiles, usually on a rental basis, to an extensive range of professional end-users in a wide variety of industries. Textile services companies are committed to providing services for a healthy and safe workplace, while maintaining the greatest possible concern for the environment.


  • Compliance with standards
  • Full service
  • Convenience
  • No hidden costs


  • Reduce environmental impact
  • Ensure hygienic textiles
  • Increase comfort and protection
  • Enhance company image


  • Yourself
  • Your employees
  • Your business
  • The environment

World Textile Services Congress

World_Textile_CongressJoin industry leaders from around the world to discuss economic, political and regulatory issues that drive textile services profitability. Learn new approaches to common trends and challenges and enjoy a wealth of social opportunities in Bruges, a historic hub of textile trade. Read more


Renting textiles has a low carbon footprint

Environmental News ImageAs part of our industry commitment to sustainabilty, ETSA has established a methodology for calculating the environmental impact of its services. This enables customers to understand how the environmental impact of industrial laundering of textiles is drastically lower than the impact of supplying new textiles. Read more


Cotton towels are more hygienic for hands than air dryers

Comparative hand drying studyAre you aware that the mechanical action of rubbing one´s hands with cotton is a key factor that contributes to the effective removal of bacteria? Make sure you know the facts about the most hygienic solutions for hand drying. Read more 



ETSA Conference

2015 Textile Services Conference ReportETSA's biennial conference is a key networking opportunity for senior management from member firms - textile rental firms, supplier firms and national associations. Read the full report of our recent conference which took place in Vienna on 11 and 12 June 2015. Read more


The textile services industry is an important contributor to the European ecocnomy

Textile Services MarketThe textile services industry contributes over €11 billion to the European ecocnomy every year and employs 135 000 persons. This turnover could potentially reach €46 billion, according to a  Deloitte market sizing study. As the alternative to customer-owned textiles, the future of the textile rental industry shows enormous potential. Read more


ETSA's network

In order to achieve it's objectives and serve its members, ETSA works with, and is a member of, a variety of European and international institutions and organisations.

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ETSA: Representing textile rental companies

  • Alsco
  • Bardusch
  • Berendsen
  • CWS Boco
  • Elis
  • Indusal
  • Initial
  • Johnson
  • Lindstrom
  • Mewa
  • Salesianer Miettex
  • Wozabal

To find out more about our members including suppliers, national associations and research institutes click here

ETSA: In partnership with suppliers of detergents, fabrics and machinery

  • BP
  • Carrington
  • Christeyns
  • Ecolab
  • Jensen
  • Kannegiesser
  • Klopman
  • Lapauw
  • Lauffenmuhle
  • Tencate
  • van moer williamson dickie

To find out more about our members including textile rental companies, national associations and research institutes click here

ETSA: Coordinating national textile service associations and working with research institutes

  • Assosistema
  • BVT
  • FBT
  • Hohenstein Institute
  • NRV
  • Tekstiilihuoltoliitto Ry
  • TSA
  • tvatteriforbundet
  • VTS
  • Wfk
  • Wirtex

To find out more about our members including textile rental companies and suppliers, click here

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