CINET Corona Webinar (ITS): Hygiene, the most important topic for laundries during Corona times

In its role as PTC’s global umbrella organization, CINET has initiated an international open-platform for knowledge and experience sharing during the Corona crisis. Benefitting or the support of reputed Professional Textile Care experts, one of the goals of this initiative is to disseminate globally the Corona Protocols and Recommendations. The most recent Webinars were focused on HOW TO USE HYGIENE AS A DRIVER FOR NEW CUSTOMERS IN CORONA TIMES, held on June 30 (for ITS companies) and July 1 (for RTC).

Hygiene’s crucial importance for industrial laundries

The ITS Webinar was moderated by Peter Wennekes (President & CEO of CINET), who presented an overview of the impact of Corona on the PTC global industry, including exclusive reports from CINET network from countries that are in different stages of the Corona crisis. Then Leon Wennekes (CINET’s Secretary General) displayed a new perspective on how to use hygiene in laundries for generating new business, showcasing some outstanding examples from all over the world. The expert opinion on hygiene demands and processes, as well as the global hygiene reference was presented by Dr. Ir. Henk Gooijer, the PTC from the Technological Knowledge Textile Care Center (TKT). In this context, Frank Aarts (Executive Director CERCLEAN / CERTEX International Certification) underlined the certification on hygiene in order to build trust for the customer. At the end of the Webinar, Nicolae Damu (GBPAP2020) announced the Global Best Practices Awards Program’s 2020 new location (Amsterdam), new dates (4-5 November) and setting (Streaming Live Online).

The CINET Coronavirus Protocols and Recommendations for the Professional Textile Care industry, as well as the presentations of the CINET Corona Webinars from both Retail Textile Cleaning and Industrial Textile Services can be found on the WOPCOM platform (link – here).

See also: E-Hygiene Management course. When hygiene and Corona are important for your laundry (link – here)