Materials Handling For The Laundry Industry

Roll containers & trolleys designed for the laundry industry

The fashion and textiles sector as a whole employs an estimated 340,000 people across 79,000 enterprises within the UK, which are predominantly small and medium sized employers. The sector contributes around £10 billion to the UK economy each year, some of the key facts are:

  • The industry contributes £1.1 billion to the UK economy each year.
  • There are around 13,000 enterprises in the textile services industry, of which 11,000 are sole traders.
  • Most of these businesses are small, employing 250 people or fewer.
  • There are around 50,000 people employed in this industry in the UK.