Welcome to IAHTM!

Founded in 1969, the International Association for Healthcare Textile Management (IAHTM), is the largest healthcare central laundry organization in the world. IAHTM members provide service to approximately 7,000 healthcare facilities in the U.S. and Canada and process more than 900 million pounds of clean linen each year. The membership benefits are many, and far reaching.

To become a member of IAHTM, you must meet certain requirements and be sponsored by an existing member. For more information, contact Executive Director Nancy Jenkins.

IAHTM Offers Laundry Audits

How Does Your Laundry Rate? Find Out!

Healthcare executives are under pressure to reduce costs. This includes laundry services, which may not be your area of expertise. IAHTM can help. We offer laundry audits by a team of IAHTM CEOs you select. For benefits on laundry cooperatives, download IAHTM's new White Paper.

Are You Eligible for Membership?

Join other IAHTM CEOs:

  • hone management skills,
  • benefit from group buying power, and
  • enjoy a close network of peers.

If you manage a shared service laundry cooperative, you may be eligible. View more about IAHTM.


Members at 2014 Spring Education Conference in Memphis in front of Methodist LeBonheur Hospital Linen Services. Kudos to our Host John McCarthy and his fantastic team!

Upcoming Events

2014 Annual Member Meeting

September 21-25

Kudos to Our Education Partners and Conference Sponsors!

EDUCATION PARTNERS: American Dawn, Inc., Centurion Medical, Ecolab, Encompass Group, Gurtler Industries, Medline Industries, MIP, Standard Textile Co., Superior Uniform Group; PLATINUM PARTNERS: American Laundry Systems, Softrol Systems, Lac-Mac, Venus Textiles Group; GOLD PARTNERS: AquaRecycle, Baltic Linen, Jensen USA, Kannegiesser USA; SILVER PARTNERS: Arco/Murray National Construction Company, Calderone Textiles, Chicago Dryer, Creative Products International, G.A. Braun, George Courey, Harco Co., Pellerin Milnor, Phoenix Textile Corp., Sigmatex-Lanier Textiles, and Streamline Solutions. Learn More