Daily Archives: November 9, 2016

Pushing Singapore’s laundry industry transformation to new heights at the inaugural Texcare Forum 2016

The inaugural Texcare Forum Singapore 2016 is the first dedicated platform for Singapore’s laundry companies. NTUC’s e2i (Employment and Employability Institute) started engaging the laundry companies since 2011 for manpower and productivity solutions. A recent sampling survey with more than 50 companies ranging from DIY services to large industrial set up was conducted to identify challenges and opportunities. These are some of the findings: There are more than 350 establishments employing over 13,000 workers Aging workforce of which 70% of the local workforce in this sector are more than 50 years old High cost competition as customers demand high quality care for textile and linens and companies need to transform from tradition processes to increase productivity and operational efficiency Learning from Local and Global Experts To share on the survey findings and provid ...