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Laundry Concepts has named David Gradle the newest member of the company’s sales team. Prior to joining Laundry Concepts, Gradle spent 10 years working for an automatic door company, where he compiled bids utilizing architectural plans, met with prospects, presented to architects and negotiated contracts. ...
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Continental Girbau Inc. has promoted Laurie Kilgore to director of customer experiences. In this newly created position, Kilgore spearheads the development and evaluation of strategic, tactical and operational customer engagement plans, programs and initiatives. In doing so, she leads the organization ...
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Mulberrys Garment Care – providing service to the San Francisco, Dallas and Minneapolis/St. Paul markets – has acquired Laundry Locker , a San Francisco-based laundry and drycleaning company with more than 350 locker locations throughout the Bay Area. According to the company, the acquisition makes ...
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Nearly 100 laundry owners and managers attended Laundry One ’s inaugural open house and service school at the company’s headquarters in Canal Winchester, Ohio. The event featured a presentation by Coin Laundry Association COO Michael Sokolowski, who discussed “Industry Trends: 10 Ways to Increase ...
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EnviroStar Inc. has executed definitive purchase agreements to acquire substantially all of the assets and certain liabilities of Worldwide Laundry Inc. , Miami, and Skyline Equipment Inc. , Houston, using a combination of cash and EVI stock. Worldwide is a distributor of vended and on-premises ...
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PWS recently celebrated a half-century in business with three successful fall shows and a move to a new office and warehouse facility. The distributor’s 50th anniversary was celebrated at all three of its annual fall events. More than 350 laundry owners attended these shows, receiving specials on ...
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EnviroStar, Inc. recently announced that it has executed a definitive merger agreement to acquire all of the outstanding shares of “a prominent distributor of laundry products and a provider of installation and maintenance services to the new and replacement markets of the vended and commercial laundry ...
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Laundrylux has launched a comprehensive disaster relief program for customers impacted by Hurricane Florence. “We know first-hand how destructive a hurricane can be and we want to help,” said Laundrylux CEO John Sabino. “We had employees and customers who lost their homes and businesses and were ...
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Company Rolls Out New Line of Maytag Multi-Load Washers Geared Toward Vended, OPL Markets Whirlpool Corp. Commercial Laundry leadership recently took Maytag Commercial Laundry customers, several Massachusetts government officials and members of the media on a behind-the-scenes tour of the company’s ...
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Marketers at consumer goods giant Unilever are focused on what they’re calling the “chairdrobe.” It’s that heap of lightly worn clothes draped over chairs in more and more bedrooms these days, often crumpling people’s “go-to garments.” It’s a familiar sight in the bedrooms of approximately 60 percent ...
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Campus card vendor CBORD has entered into an exclusive partnership with laundry solutions provider Washlava . The agreement’s intent is to deploy Washlava’s laundry reader and backend system on college campuses across the U.S. “Washlava is an advanced technology that lets users reserve and pay for ...
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Eastern Funding recently hosted two laundromat improvement workshops in Los Angeles and Anaheim. More than 90 industry participants, consisting mainly of laundry owners and prospective investors, spent time discussing various topics impacting the industry, including retools, acquisitions, laundromat ...
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Huebsch has named multi-laundry operator Michael Finkelstein its Store Owner of the Quarter. Finkelstein’s newest Laundry Land location in Portsmouth, Va., delivers a level of excellence that rises above others in his market, which has been Michael’s commitment since starting in the business 13 ...
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Laundry equipment distributors Continental Girbau West and Taylor Houseman Inc. will each host vended laundry open houses in October. The open houses, which are free to laundry owners and investors, will include a light lunch, parts specials, live equipment and payment system demonstrations, as well ...
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The Coin Laundry Association will hold its first CLA Connect LIVE event on September 25 at the Georgia Tech Hotel and Conference Center in Atlanta. The meeting – scheduled for 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. – will feature a presentation by CLA President and CEO Brian Wallace, who will discuss how technology is ...
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Arkansas laundromat owners Tiffany and Ben Snodgrass have partnered with their local school districts to create a voucher program. Guidance counselors or teachers in the Rogers and Bentonville school districts, who notice a student in need of clean clothes, can slip a $25 certificate into that student’s ...
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LaundryCares Partnership with ReadyNation Leads to Growing Number of Laundromat Reading Programs Across the Country The recent launching of a reading corner at Foxy Lady Laundry in Miami is a prime example of the strong and growing partnership between the Coin Laundry Association’s LaundryCares ...
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The LaundryCares Foundation recently announced that laundry industry veteran Dan Naumann has agreed to join the organization as its executive vice president. His responsibilities extend to the day-to-day operation of the foundation, as well as working to scale up LaundryCares’ governance, budgeting, ...
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Commercial and Coin Laundry Equipment Co. has hired industry veteran Mike Hand to be the general manager of the company’s CLEC-West facility, located in Houston. “Mike’s experience in the laundry industry and track record of success in leading projects makes him the ideal candidate to head up our ...
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EnviroStar, Inc. has announced that it executed a definitive purchase agreement to acquire substantially all of the assets and to assume certain liabilities of Industrial Laundry Services, Inc. , using a combination of cash and EVI stock. Industrial Laundry Services, based in Orlando, Fla., is a ...
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