Posts Tagged: TCATA

  • ALM, TCATA and AAHOA Reschedule Events

    ALM, TCATA and AAHOA Reschedule Events

    ALM postponed its upcoming IMPACT 2020 in a recent press release that read: All of us at ALM have been as watchful of the COVID-19 pandemic as we are sure you have been. To best care for our members, the public, and our staff, we are making the choice to postpone IMPACT 2020. The 2020

  • TCATA Conference

    TCATA Conference

    TCATA’S Annual Educational & Management Conference 2020 will be held at the Westin Hilton Head Island Resort, April 29 – May 2, 2020 in Hilton Head, South Carolina. TCATA will be celebrating it’s 100 year anniversary. Mack Magnus of M & B Hangers located in Birmingham, AL has been named the Conference Chair for the 2020

  • Staff Changes at TCATA

    Staff Changes at TCATA

    The Board of Directors of the Textile Care Allied Trades Association (TCATA) is pleased to announce that Leslie Schaeffer, the current President of TCATA, will become the association’s C.E.O. effective January 1, 2020. Schaeffer owns BPS Communications, publisher of National Clothesline, and manages three regional dry cleaning and laundry association trade shows. Schaeffer replaces David

  • In Memory – David Cotter

    In Memory – David Cotter

    The Textile Care Allied Trades Association (TCATA) announced that David Cotter, the association’s CEO suddenly passed away on Friday, August 9. He was 64. At this time, Leslie Schaeffer, TCATA president will continue to maintain operations and services to association members. Luci Ward, office manager can be reached via email at luci@tcata.org or by calling

  • TCATA at Clean ’19

    TCATA at Clean ’19

    The Textile Care Allied Trades Association (TCATA) had a successful 2019 Clean Show recently in New Orleans. TCATA Members Recognized for Anniversaries President Leslie Schaeffer presented awards at the Show honoring three members of the Association that are celebrating anniversaries of their membership in TCATA. Ellis Corporation of Itasca, Illinois and M & L Equipment

  • TCATA Holds Meeting to Chart Future

    TCATA Holds Meeting to Chart Future

    Fourteen members of the Textile Care Allied Trades Association (TCATA) gathered in Tampa, Florida in late February for a strategy meeting to discuss plans for the Association’s future direction. Continued consolidation and other factors have changed the textile care industry in significant ways, and the Association’s leadership recognized that now is the time to examine

  • TCATA New Committee Appointments

    TCATA New Committee Appointments

    TCATA president Leslie Schaeffer has made several new appointments to Association committees. Russ Poy of Pellerin Milnor, Kenner, Louisiana, will serve as chair of TCATA’s 2019 Annual Management and Educational Conference, to be held from July 31 to August 3 in Ojai, California. Russ is vice president of product development and managing director of Milnor Asia. He has been with

  • Schaeffer Assumes Presidency of TCATA-Others Take Office

    Schaeffer Assumes Presidency of TCATA-Others Take Office

    At the closing dinner of the 2018 Annual Management and Educational Conference Leslie Schaeffer, vice president of National Clothesline based near Philadelphia, was installed as the incoming president of the Textile Care Allied Trades Association (TCATA). She will serve a two-year term as president.   Schaeffer has been very active in TCATA having served on annual conference

  • TCATA’s 2018 Conference

    TCATA’s 2018 Conference

    By TCATA President, Gerald Henke, Intex Distributing Company With less than three months until the 2018 TCATA conference in Puerto Rico, I sincerely hope you are making plans to attend.  As CEO David Cotter has reported, our first visit in January was a very pleasant surprise and revealed resort and city eager and ready to

  • TCATA Mourns Passing of Two Association Icons

    TCATA Mourns Passing of Two Association Icons

    The Textile Care Allied Trades Association (TCATA) mourns the passing of J. “Morry” Friedlander and Lester Cohen, members who made great contributions to the Association and the industry. J. “Morry” Friedlander was very active in the Association for many years, going back to the late 1950’s. He served on numerous committees, on the board of