UK-based JSG reports strong trading

In a trading update for the six months to 30 June 2019, The Johnson Service Group (JSG) – the UK textile rental provider – reports trading has continued to be strong, with encouraging levels of organic growth. The group now expect results for the full financial year to be slightly ahead of current market expectations.

Planned capital investment across the business is continuing in order to increase capacity and productivity for the busy summer months. Construction of a new Leeds hotel linen site remains on schedule and within budget and is expected to be operational in the second quarter of 2020. Results for the half year are due to be published in early September.

Headquartered in Preston Brook, Cheshire, the group provides textile rental and related services across a range of sectors throughout the UK, thus having become a major supplier of work wear and protective wear in the UK. They also provide premium linen services for the hotel, catering and hospitality markets, and high volume hotel linen services, through various brands.