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
- No hidden costs
- Reduce environmental impact
- Ensure hygienic textiles
- Increase comfort and protection
- Enhance company image
- Your employees
- Your business
- The environment
Join 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.
As 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
Are 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'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 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
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.
- 15 Jul 2015
- Next World Textile Services Congress in 2016 in Belgium
- 08 Jul 2015
- Appointment of new ETSA Board of Directors
- 26 Jun 2015
- Why textile rental has a lower carbon footprint
- 22 Jun 2015
- ETSA 2015 Vienna Conference press release
- 02 Dec 2014
- ETSA marks 20 years representing the market leaders in textile services
- 12 Nov 2014
- Home washing is a risk for employee safety and employer liability
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