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Continental Girbau Inc. ’s parent company – Girbau , based in Vic, Spain – has signed a joint-venture agreement with Shenguang of China. The two laundry equipment manufacturing companies signed the agreement on May 18 in Shanghai. As a result of the joint venture, Girbau will control the new company ...
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EnviroStar Inc. , a distributor of commercial laundry and drycleaning equipment based in Miami, has announced its acquisition of Martin-Ray Laundry Systems Inc. , a distributor of vended, commercial and industrial laundry equipment, as well as a provider of laundry installation and routine maintenance ...
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Maytag Commercial Laundry recently held its 58th Annual Meeting in Las Vegas, welcoming 218 attendees from 22 countries to the three-day event. One of the meeting’s highlights was the Fred Maytag Awards Dinner, where the company saluted its leading distributors. This year’s honorees were: • Taking ...
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The Clean Show , which was held June 5-8 at the Las Vegas Convention Center, celebrated its 40th anniversary this year – and 12,563 attendees joined the party. In addition, the show’s exhibit floor was sold out at 227,006 net square feet, representing the largest square footage since Clean ’07, which ...
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Huebsch presented Metropolitan Laundry Machinery Sales, Inc. with the manufacturer's highest honor – the 2016 Distributor of the Year – at a ceremony held June 5 at the Foundation Room inside the House of Blues at Mandalay Bay Hotel in Las Vegas. This is the 13th time the company has won the award. ...
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The Coin Laundry Association held a festive dinner party at The Clean Show on June 6, 2017. In attendance were CLA members including laundry owners, prospective laundry investors, distributors, CLA staff and manufacturers, as well as partners of the organization and the LaundryCares Foundation. ...
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Doing Well By Doing Good "Corporate social responsibility" has gone well beyond being just a business buzzword or feel-good trend. Today, CSR has grown to become a full-fledged movement. This is why the Coin Laundry Association dedicated its first educational session on the third day of Clean ...
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At a press conference held by the Clean Executive Committee at the Las Vegas Convention Center on the third day of Clean 2017, CEC Chair Mary Scalco released some impressive numbers regarding the first two days of this year's show. Scalco said she was "very pleased with the turn out for both attendees ...
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The Coin Laundry Association and the Drycleaning & Laundry Institute kicked off Day Two of Clean 2017 in Las Vegas with the first joint educational presentation by two of the show's sponsoring organizations in the 40-year history of the event. As CLA President and CEO Brian Wallace noted during his ...
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The Coin Laundry Association has announced two of the recipients of its 2017 Industry Awards. The winners were recognized at Clean 2017, at a special cocktail reception on Monday, June 5, at the Las Vegas Convention Center. The honorees are: Member of the Year – Paul Hansen This high ...
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The first day of Clean 2017 in Las Vegas wrapped up with a jam-packed presentation by digital marketing expert Bonnie Hanson of The Laundry Doctor, based in St. Paul, Minn. Approximately 450 people attended this educational session, which was held in the exhibition hall, giving laundry owners ...
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Coin Laundry Association President and CEO Brian Wallace welcomed 425 attendees to the organization's first educational seminar of Clean 2017 at the Las Vegas Convention Center. Dubbed "Great by Design: What Laundromats Can Learn from the Latest Retail Trends," this session was presented by leading ...
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On the eve of Clean 2017, the Coin Laundry Association’s LaundryCares Foundation hosted a free laundry day in Las Vegas. This event was held from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the newly opened Las Vegas Coin Laundry #6 , owned by multi-store operator Bruce Gilliat. "Free Laundry Day-Las Vegas" ...
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Looking for things to do in Las Vegas, beyond the convention center? From major attractions to some of the best shows and restaurants in the world, Sin City is full of amazing, make-your-mouth-drop happenings. So, be sure to make some time to explore this year’s host city: Place your bets. With one ...
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Eastern Funding, LLC , headquartered in New York City, has announced that industry veteran Kirk Stone has joined the company. Stone has more than 20 years of experience in commercial laundry equipment lease and loan originations, and has proven to be skilled in cultivating new distributor relationships ...
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Statewide Laundry Equipment – with offices in Jacksonville, Tampa, Orlando and Miami, Fla. – has added Virgil Davis to its central Florida service technician team. At Statewide, he is involved in all phases of field service calls and equipment installations, while also occasionally assisting customers ...
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Aaxon Laundry Systems wrapped up its first service school of the year at the company’s Fort Lauderdale headquarters on May 3. This event focused mainly on Huebsch washer-extractors. Laundry owners and service technicians in the south Florida area were invited to attend the morning-long educational ...
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On June 4, the day before the opening of Clean 2017, the Coin Laundry Association’s LaundryCares Foundation will host a free laundry day in Las Vegas. This event will be held from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at Las Vegas Coin Laundry #6 , located at 1200 W. Owens Ave. Free laundry days represent an industrywide ...
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For the first time in 20 years, exhibit space for the Clean Show is completely sold out. The biennial event, which is celebrating its 40-year anniversary this year, is scheduled for June 5-8 at the Las Vegas Convention Center. In addition, attendee registration also is up substantially when compared ...
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Alco Washer Center , headquartered in New Castle, Pa., recently welcomed nearly 50 laundry owners, along with several industry experts, to its newly remodeled showroom for “a day of savings, service and seminars,” according to the company. Those who attended this Alco event got an opportunity to explore ...
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