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The European Textile Services Association 1994-2014

For 20 years, 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.

On the anniversary of this 20 year milestone, the leaders of the association reflect on the opportunities for the industry, the importance of our business to the European economy and the evolution of the services industry. See the '20 years in video' below.


  • 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

ETSA: 20 years in video

ETSA 20 years videos

Focus on the future for the textile services industry -interview with ETSA Chairman Juha Laurio.

Introducing ETSA and the textile services industry -interview with ETSA Secretary-General. Read more

ETSA's 2015 Members' Conference

ETSA ConferenceETSA's biennial conference is a key networking opportunity for senior management from member firms - textile rental firms, supplier firms and national associations. Our next Conference will take place in Vienna on 11 and 12 June 2015. Read more


Large potential growth for textile services industry

Textile Services MarketThe textile services industry in Europe could reach up to €46 billion turnover, according to a  Deloitte market sizing study ('Quantifying the Opportunity') published in June. As the alternative to customer owned textiles, the future of the textile rental industry shows enormous potential, and could grow to four times its current size. 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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