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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Building a sustainable hospitality supply chain

As part of the recent events season, the Tonrose Group attended the Independent Hotel Show. Widely regarded as a firm fixture in the calendar for independent hoteliers, industry professionals and suppliers, the show presents a curated collection of over 300 innovative product and service providers from across the hotel supply chain. It was a truly fantastic event, full of inspiring ideas, expertise and networking opportunities. A topic that kept coming up in conversations with customers and other industry contacts was that of sustainability and the disposal of linen when it reaches the end of its life. One of the highlights for.
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Celebrating the next generation: TSA event launches Apprenticeships

Tonrose Chairman Terry Sheldon was delighted to attend the House of Commons recently at the first ever TSA Parliamentary Reception (Textile Services Association). The 'Celebrating the Next Generation of Textile Services Apprenticeships' event launched the new Textile Case Service Operatives apprenticeship program, and provided a platform to highlight the contribution the textile industry gives to the British economy. Attracted a selection of MPs, TSA members, apprentices and representatives from the international linen community, the event forms part of the organisation's mission to ‘protect, promote and educate the textile care industry’. Scottish MP Drew Hendry opened the reception welcoming guests to.
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Glitz and glamour at LADAs 2018

It was a celebration of dedication to the textile care industry. Dressed to impress, a mixture of laundries, dry cleaners, suppliers, hoteliers and association attended the black-tie event as those who had gone above and beyond were recognised for their efforts and achievements at the LADAs 2018 (Laundry and Drycleaning Awards). As platinum sponsors, the Tonrose team were there in full support to celebrate achievements, build on friendships and make new relationships. Attending on the night, Key Accounts Manager Vicky Bentley said, “It was such a fantastic evening. There was a lovely positivity in the air and genuine passion for.
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Events season in full swing

Awards season began with a bang with the glitzy ceremony at the Laundry Cleaning News (LCN) Awards. As a platinum sponsor we were delighted to be involved in the prestigious event, announcing the winners of a number of awards on the night. Director at Tonrose said: "It was a a privilege to be an integral part of this fantastic event which recognises the outstanding contributions to the laundry industry. Huge congratulations to all of the deserving winners." Coming up next The Laundry And Drycleaning Awards (LADAs) is looking to build on the success of previous years.  Run by Laundry Cleaning Today, the LADAs.
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