More than just great linen

Supplying to the trade for over 120 years, the name Tonrose has become synonymous with high quality bed, bath, table and kitchen linens. With a dedicated 64,000 sq ft warehouse and impressive stock holding, we can be just as responsive as the industry we serve. But there’s so much more to Tonrose than selling great linen. Never content to stand still, we are putting innovation at the forefront of our business strategy. Following the success of our unique One WashTM technology for new linen, which addresses the perennial problem of cracked-ice creasing, Tonrose is excited about its newest development. “Originally.
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Visiting Heimtextil 2019

Tonrose recently visited Heimtextil in Frankfurt, the world’s largest gathering of textile professionals. The annual event attracts people from over the world and offers an impressive platform to meet suppliers and discover the latest in innovations. Terry Sheldon (Chairman), Phil Hodgson (Director), Paul White (Head of NPD) and Karen Clarkson (Procurement Manager) attended the show and reported back on their experience. Heimtextil is a firm date in the diary for any textile supplier. Describing itself as “the biggest international trade fair for home and contract textiles”, it doesn’t disappoint. With over 70,000 visitors from 136 countries and almost 3,000 exhibitors.
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2018: A year in review & looking ahead to 2019

  As the sun sets on another year, Tonrose Chairman Terry Sheldon reflects on the 2018 and looks forward to what 2019 might hold for Tonrose and its customers. Firstly, I’d like to say a huge thank you to each and every one of our customers; without your business, we wouldn’t be enjoying our 121st trading year. There’s no denying the challenging and changing market conditions we’ve all experienced over the year – the consolidation of the laundry market, the difficult trading conditions and the uncertainties surrounding Brexit. And as a business we have had to adapt to these changes in.
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Gym memberships ready to rise

The fitness and leisure sector has seen a boom in recent years. Described as "the golden age for fitness" by market intelligence analysts LeisureDB, there are now more gyms (over 7,000), more members (almost 10 million) and a greater market value than ever before (close to £5 billion)1. The idea of joining a gym after Christmas is well reported (and indeed perpetuated) in the general media, as the 'New Year, New You' mantra often tops the New Year's resolutions. Search engine giant Google, show repeated search traffic spikes for gym related terms in the first week of January. So how.
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New innovation cuts 30% ironer feeding time

Tonrose is delighted to announce the arrival of its newest efficiency innovation, SeeMore. SeeMore is an industry first, patent pending corner identification system for duvet covers. With this handy visual aid, operators can see the hand holes immediately, guiding them to the corners faster and speeding up ironer feeding time by up to 30%*. Developed by the Tonrose Labs team, the SeeMore system will improve productivity and PPOH (pieces per operator hour). Get in touch today to see how Tonrose can help your laundry to become even more efficient.   Easy to use No training needed     Improve efficiencies save 20-30% feeding time*    .
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The ONE you’ve been waiting for!

After months of rigorous research and development, Tonrose is delighted to announce that their luxury 100% cotton 200 thread count percale linen now features the innovative One washTM technology! Extending the existing range that was launched last November, the latest product launch is set to prove popular with upmarket chain hotels, B&Bs and boutiques. In a competitive industry where customer is king, the finer details can make or break the success of any hospitality establishment. Customers expect smooth, crisp. crease free linen. Previously, new cotton bed linen has required five, or even six, washes to completely remove residual sizing to.
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Ethics Spotlight 3: Environment

Reducing our Carbon Footprint As well as sourcing sustainable products and caring for the welfare of the communities in which its mills operate, the environment is a key concern for Tonrose. In this final instalment of our Spotlight on Ethics series, we look at how the company is helping to reduce its environmental impact, both in its own and supplier operations, as well as the linen solutions it offers. Helping the environment through direct action Certified since 2015 to the nationally recognised environmental standard ISO140001, which looks at waste management, energy use and contamination risks, Tonrose has been making real.
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3 ways we keep business rosy

You’re judged on the cost and quality of your linen. Your clients need crisp sheets, fluffy towels and other linen at a time and price that’s right. Anything less won’t do. Well, the good news is that we’re here to deliver the service you depend on and to help keep things rosy, whatever changes lie ahead.   Consultancy We’re your business partner, supplier, technical advisor... You name it, we’re it, thanks to our team of industry experts. From technical guidance to cost-cutting advice, our go-to team always go the extra ‘yarn’ to help customers work more efficiently while delivering the.
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