Organizations & Associations

UNX-Christeyns is a proud partner to many of the organizations and associations that diligently support the industries we serve.
Below, you will find a list of organizations we currently partner with to help serve our customers. To learn more about any of these organizations, click on their logos for more information.

Asian American Hotel Owners Association

Founded in 1989, Asian American Hotel Owners Association (AAHOA) is the largest hotel owners association in the world. With more than 18,500 members, our hoteliers own almost one of every two hotels in the United States

Athletic Equipment Managers Association

The purpose of the The Athletic Equipment Managers Association (AEMA) is to promote, advance, and improve the Equipment Managers Profession in all of its many phases. One goal is to work as a group to bring about equipment improvements for the greater safety of all participants in sports and recreation.

Association for Linen Management

The Association for Linen Management (ALM) is a non-profit trade association dedicated to the operational excellence and professional development of personnel involved in the textile care industry. ALM advances excellence in the textile care industry for healthcare, hospitality, correctional facilities, and long-term care providers through guidance in textile processing, management, and utilization, and is the only source for laundry processing benchmarking data through the revolutionary LaundryMarks™ platform.

Branson Area Lodging Association

Drycleaning & Laundry Institute

When drycleaning was new, a group of professional cleaners formed the garment care industry’s first trade association to share knowledge so others may improve their businesses. The Drycleaning & Laundry Institute (DLI) honors those values by bringing member cleaning professionals together and sharing information to help everyone succeed.

International Sanitary Supply Association

The International Sanitary Supply Association (ISSA) is determined to remain the leading worldwide association for the cleaning industry by representing all the professions it encompasses and by allying with other trade organizations that share its members’ common goals.

National Cooperative Purchasing Alliance

NCPA is a leading national government purchasing cooperative working to reduce the cost of goods and services by leveraging the purchasing power of public agencies in all 50 states. NCPA support schools, higher education, state agencies, healthcare organizations, church/religious, nonprofits and federal organizations.

North Carolina Association of Launderers and Cleaners

The North Carolina Association of Launderers and Cleaners (NCALC) was started in 1907 and are one of the very few single state trade associations representing and supporting the statewide Fabricare industry.

North Carolina Health Care Facilities Association

The North Carolina Health Care Facilities Association (NCHCFA) is a nonprofit trade association of skilled nursing care centers located throughout North Carolina. Started in 1955 and representing 90% of the skilled nursing and post-acute care centers in the state, NCHCFA is the state’s oldest and largest association of post-acute and long term care providers. NCHCFA is dedicated to supporting its members as they provide quality care to North Carolina’s elderly residents.

Premier Inc.

Premier Inc. is a healthcare improvement company uniting an alliance of approximately 4,400 U.S. hospitals and health systems and more than 225,000 other providers and organizations. Contract # PP-FA-961

Purchasing Cooperative of America

The Purchasing Cooperative of America (PCA) is a national purchasing cooperative active in all 50 states with the mission to provide innovative BEST VALUE contracts, employ the HIGHEST ETHICAL STANDARDS in public procurement, and provide REAL time and money savings for all PCA Members and Awarded Contractors.

Textile Care Allied Trades Association

The Textile Care Allied Trades Association (TCATA) is an international trade association representing manufacturers and distributors of dry-cleaning and laundry equipment and supplies, as well as the related trades. It is the only trade association dedicated exclusively to the interests of the allied trades. TCATA's mission is to represent and grow manufacturers and distributors serving the textile care industry.


TRSA represents companies that supply, launder and maintain linens and uniforms. Members help businesses, retailers, healthcare facilities, restaurants, government and other organizations enhance their image and provide clean, safe environments for their employees and customers.