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World of PTC Volume V: New Business Models & Showcases

In line with the Global Best Practices Award Program, this book was compiled to inspire PTC companies worldwide. Order your books via the website.

World of PTC vol. 5 was launched during Texcare International. At the CINET Global Info Square Meeting on June 12th 2016, the first copies were be presented to the International Jury of the Global Best Practices Awards 2016. All 100 official Global Best Practices Nominees, that participated in the Award Program, are incorporated in the book. A book full of ideas by inspiring companies.

Showcasing inspiring companies
World of PTC volume 5. In line with book 3 and 4, addressing innovation in the industry, volume 5 focuses on market developments combined with innovative business models within the PTC industry. Business models are presented by showcasing inspiring examples of companies that are active in the industry today. The World of PTC volume 5 is a kick-off, highlighting numerous positive developments and growth potential for the PTC industry today. Based on market studies (The World of PTC Volume 2) and information exchange through CINET’s global network there is a firm belief that the industry has a growth potential of some 50% on a global scale. When professional companies with entrepreneurial mind-sets are picking up on the opportunities there is a bright future ahead!

The material presented in the book endorses and demonstrates the capabilities of modern professional textile care as the best available solution for numerous end user markets. Based on these findings a comprehensive communication plan will be introduced to showcase the added value of the industry to external stakeholders such as end-users, NGO’s and governments worldwide. Based on the positive effects that have occurred so far, CINET is convinced the concept of Global Awards is extremely positive for the industry and the first plans for a next Awards Program have already drafted.

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Volume IV: Innovations & New Services

Volume IV with the title “Innovations & New Services” is a logical sequel on the volume III “Innovations & New Technologies”. The fourth volume is focused on providing information enabling the industry to anticipate on a changing society. Innovations in the textile care company influence the role of the industry in various markets. Looking at and anticipating on changing societies and opportunities for new services is essential for further development of the PTC industry.

Customer needs are changing. These needs are the starting point for the development of new service concepts and business cases. Online communication, ICT management, logistics are a few of the developments changing the looks of our society. Healthy and vital business requires a sustainable image. Recycled textiles and utilities and using biomaterials can play an important role in this.

Service concepts and cases are described in this volume to enhance the convenience and total experience for customers. To satisfy end users and let them have a perfect experience is becoming the key issue. The experience of hotel guests, the health and safety of workers, health care of patients, etc. will determine the success of your business in the future. This demands new services for delivery, flexibility in the process and dedicated textile care meeting the demands for quality and hygiene.

Volume 4 is divided in the following parts:

  • Market developments
  • Online revolution
  • Logistics
  • New processing technologies for more quality, hygiene & service value
  • Update on functional textiles
  • Care labelling developments
  • Need for more certification
  • New services

The full color 290 pages book in the English language can be ordered at the CINET secretariat or at theworldofptc

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Volume III: Innovations & New Technologies

The scope of volume III is on the future. Innovations and New Technologies are ongoing in the industry and in the world around us. In the light of the changes in the society innovations are described, by experts in the field, that can enable textile care companies to more and more fulfil the desires and needs of their customers. New technologies covered by this book are selected to provide the textile service and textile cleaning companies with information about relevant future developments. The focus of this volume is on technology and process innovations inside textile care processing.

The full color 300+ pages books in the English language can be ordered at the CINET secretariat or at theworldofptc

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Volume II: Market Characteristics and Trends

CINET aims to provide a better understanding about different markets, to profile the PTC industry and provide information for new innovations and cooperation in research. To serve the global PTC industry, CINET is working on a collection of books about Professional Textile Care (PTC) around the world. The input comes from CINET Liaison Officers, active support of PTC organizations worldwide and other esteemed PTC experts.

The second volume, ‘Market Characteristics and Trends in PTC’ concerns the PTC markets worldwide. On the one hand, it will contain a collection of facts and figures on markets of professional textile care. On the other hand, it will present PTC markets through the eyes of regional experts in the form of written contributions and editorials. This book will be published in October 2014.

As a result this books will be: “by professionals for professionals and stakeholders to the PTC industry”. The books will be part of an even more extended database.

The full color 300+ pages books in the English language can be ordered at www.theworldofptc.com. To inquire about the unique advertising possibilities, please also contact the CINET secretariat.

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Volume I: Safe & Sustainable processing

CINET aims to provide a better understanding about different markets, to profile the PTC industry and provide information for new innovations and cooperation in research. To serve the global PTC industry, CINET is working on a collection of books about Professional Textile Care (PTC) around the world. The input comes from CINET Liaison Officers, active support of PTC organizations worldwide and other esteemed PTC experts.

The first volume is about Safe & Sustainable processing, i.e. the working methods in textile cleaning and textile service. The book will provide an extensive description of the International Standard Best Practices in Safe & Sustainable PTC processing. Is will also include an overview of recent innovations in the industry and inform about current best practices in countries and regions around the world. Also, the processing issues for dry-cleaning as well as industrial laundering and other specific cleaning processes will be discussed. The book will be published in October 2013.

As a result this books will be: “by professionals for professionals and stakeholders to the PTC industry”. The books will be part of an even more extended database, which we expect to launch by the end of this year.

The full color 300+ pages books in the English language can be ordered at the CINET www.theworldofptc.com. To inquire about the unique advertising possibilities, please also contact the CINET secretariat.