Friday 25 January 2019

Award winning ASBCI members SCI Textiles hosted their first technical visit for ASBCI members earlier this week.

The visit provided an introduction to the work that they carry out in the garment restoration and rectification areas of the industry. The day was facilitated by ASBCI Marketing and Membership Director Garry Knox, alongside Pam Bains (Textile Operations Director) and Dawn Beasley (Production Manager) of SCI Textiles.

The group of 10 members learnt more about restoration, which focuses on damage caused by fire or flood and is carried out in partnership with insurers and damage management companies.  In addition, the group discovered how SCI Textiles treat mould damage on garments (often in their thousands) through SCI's rectification process.

The day included a tour of their facilities, showing everything from initial sorting through to re-packaging.  The group were showed all of the equipment, with particular interest being paid to the Ozone Cabinets which are effective in removing odour and halting the growth of mould after cleaning.

The feedback from the day was very good, leading to two future dates being announced.  They are:

  • Wednesday 27th February 2019 
  • Wednesday 13th March 2019


Places are capped at 8 per day.  To book your place, contact Carrie at the ASBCI via [email protected] or on 01422 354666

To find out more about SCI Textiles,visit their website.

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