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TCATA: 2024 Management, Educational Conference Successful

Association says industry leaders had ‘dynamic exchange of ideas and insights’

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — The Textile Care Allied Trades Association (TCATA) reports that its 2024 Annual Management and Educational Conference, held April 28-May 1 in Austin, Texas, brought together industry leaders for a dynamic exchange of ideas and insights.

During the conference, TCATA President John Silverman of Tschopp Supply installed Mack Magnus of M & B Hangers as its new president, marking a new chapter of leadership under his guidance. 

Mack has served as TCATA Conference Chair as well as vice president of the Board of Directors representing supply manufacturers. 

TCATA also introduced its newest board members: Terry Hammond of UNX Christeyns, Jack Heaviside of Sunburst Chemicals, Justin Shamion of Colmac Industries, Wes Nelson of Sankosha, and Robb Vacek of Horwath Laundry Equipment.

TCATA celebrated the anniversaries of longstanding members recognizing A-1 Products of Birmingham, Alabama, and Tschopp Supply of Buffalo, New York, for their 50 years of membership, as well as honoring M & B Hangers of Birmingham, Alabama, for 75 years of membership.

Highlighting the spirit of leadership and collaboration within the TCATA community, the inaugural Leslie Schaeffer Member-Driven Award was presented to Leslie Schaeffer, TCATA CEO, acknowledging her outstanding contributions and commitment to the association’s member-driven mission.

TCATA’s 2025 Annual Management and Educational Conference will take place at the Ritz Carlton Tiburon in Naples, Florida, April 27-30. 

TCATA 2024 Management, Educational Conference Successful

Mack Magnus of M & B Hangers (left) takes over as TCATA president from John Silverman of Tschopp Supply. (Photo: TCATA)

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