European Textile Care Technology group founded

Four European manufacturers of industrial laundry equipment have founded the European Working Group for European Textile Care Technology (ETCT) in Frankfurt, Germany, reports WTIN Intelligence. The foundation members are Girbau (Spain), Jensen (Germany, Switzerland and Denmark), Herbert Kannegiesser (Germany), and LAVATEC Laundry Technology (Germany). The goal of ETCT is to bundle the interests of the European manufacturers of industrial laundry equipment at the European level towards EU institutions. It is also hoped that the ETCT will provide the leading European opinion in this field of the industry. Engelbert Heinz, CEO of Herbert Kannegiesser, has been elected as chairman of the ETCT, and Pere Girbau Pous, president of Girbau, will be the deputy chairman. In addition, the board consists of Wolf-Peter Gräser, CEO of LAVATEC, and Martin Rauch, designated CEO of Jensen. Read more