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Global Textile Services Market Analysis

An exclusive presentation of the first-ever Global Textile Services Market Analysis, an assessment by The Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) of opportunities to be seized and risks to be managed by the industry worldwide. Factoring the economic turmoil from COVID-19 into its study, EIU has examined shifts in key market sectors including:

  • Construction
  • Energy (oil and gas)
  • Healthcare
  • Hotels
  • Manufacturing
Covering countries in all world regions and combining industry expert insights with evidence-driven research, EIU, a sister operation to The Economist magazine, has examined how linen and uniform service has grown globally. This presentation will tune you into the world of possibilities for your organization to create a stronger, differentiated value proposition. You’ll get ideas to shape your strategy and investments through:

  • Ancillary services
  • Deeper frontier market penetration
  • Sustainable practices
  • Increased automation
Exploring Key Opportunities – A Global Outlook

An executive panel from market leading, globally operating textile service providers discuss how their previous international expansion contrasts with and reflects the current market research and what these new findings mean to the industry. Panelists will recount their organizations’ exploration in recent years of global indicators and shifting client profiles and expectations to revitalize operations in traditional and new markets.

  • Jim Kearns, Executive Vice President, Alsco Linen & Uniform Rental Services
  • Juha Laurio, CEO, Lindström Oy
  • Harley Oaten, Executive General Manager, Spotless, Australia
  • Henning Siemens, Regional Managing Director Workwear, CWS International GmbH
  • Pan Wei, Executive Chairman and Secretary General, China Laundry Association (CLA)

MODERATOR: Claire Casey, Global Managing Director, Public Policy Practice, The Economist Intelligence Unit