In its role as PTC’s global umbrella organization, CINET has developed several initiatives focused on stimulating business development and market development, with the support of reputed Professional Textile Care experts. The most recent CINET Live! PTC Special was focused on HYGIENE AS A DRIVER IN CORONA TIMES, held on June 2 (for RTC companies).

Hygiene’s crucial importance for business-to-consumer oriented companies

The RTC live event was moderated by Peter Wennekes (CEO of CINET), who presented an overview of the impact of Corona on the PTC global industry, including CINET’s initiatives regarding the hygiene issue. In this context, Frank Aarts (Executive Director Certification at CINET) underlined the certification on hygiene in order to build trust for the customer.

The expert opinion on Corona-free cleaning, new detergents and their efficiency was presented by Dr. Ir. Henk Gooijer, Technical Manager of Textile Care Knowledge Institute (TKT). Simon Hemmes Chairman of the CINET International Hygiene Advisory Committee has also presented the latest hygiene developments and disinfection of corona contaminated textiles, as well as the activity of the International Hygiene Advisory Committee.  At the end, Nicolae Damu (International Marketing & Communication at CINET) displayed a new perspective on how to use hygiene in laundries for generating new business, showcasing some outstanding examples from all over the world.

Peter Wennekes (CEO of CINET) and Frank Aarts (Executive Director Certification at CINET) during the CINET Live! PTC Special

The presentation of the CINET Live! PTC Special on Hygiene (RTC) can be found on the WOPCOM platform (link – here).

Due to technical issues in the Dutch internet network which we couldn’t control, the CINET Live! PTC Special: Hygiene as a driver in Corona times! Industrial Textile Services (Business-to-Business) did not take place as planned on June 3rd at 15:00 CET.  CINET will come back to you asap with a new date for the Live Event.

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


How can you join WOPCOM

The CINET members benefit of free access to WOPCOM. If you are not (yet) a member of CINET, you can choose the subscription option that matches you profile and needs, on this link – here!  The WOPCOM content is being continuously updated with exclusive articles, reports and presentations covering the impact the Coronavirus pandemic is having in the Professional Textile Care industry.