BEIJING, China — China’s textile care industry is growing and so is the attendance of Texcare Asia. Attendance at the three-day show, organized by Meese Frankfurt, was reported to be 5,900, up from Shanghai’s show two years ago. The show drew attendees from approximately 17 countries and regions and 133 companies and associations. About 10,000 square meters of the China International Exhibition Centre was dedicated to the successful event.
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Mac-Gray Corporation’s Lighten The Load™ Initiative
WALTHAM, Mass. — Mac-Gray Corporation, a provider of laundry facilities management services to multi-unit housing locations announced that it received the Carbonfund.org Foundation’s first annual For People and Planet award in the education category. Since Mac-Gray launched its Lighten the Load(TM) initiative in 2008 with Carbonfund.org, they have partnered with 29 academic institutions to offset more than 40 million pounds of carbon.
“This award highlights Mac-Gray’s commitment to environmental sustainability. Our Lighten the Load™ initiative is helping to reduce the carbon footprints of college and university laundry programs, while educating students on the benefits of being ‘green’ in the laundry room,” said Stewart G. MacDonald, Mac-Gray’s chief executive officer.