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Industry News

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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Masters Laundry Equipment recently announced that it will hold a profitability seminar on October 24 at Laundrylux ’s headquarters in Inwood, N.Y. This one-day event will be presented by Masters Laundry owner Michael Mastorides, who will teach attendees how to create and manage more efficient and ...
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Statewide Laundry Equipment – with offices in Jacksonville, Tampa, Orlando, and Miami – has announced the dates of its Fall Improvement Expo. This event will be held September 18-19 at the Gaylord Palms Resort & Convention Center in Kissimmee, Fla. Then, on September 26, Statewide will host a ...
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Brian Wallace, President/CEO of the Coin Laundry Association, delivers to you the "Laundry Industry Update". This presentation, which is often delivered at distributor shows and other events throughout the nation, gives just a brief overview of some of the happenings throughout the self-service ...
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Continental Girbau West will hold a vended laundry service school on November 7 at the company’s headquarters in Santa Fe Springs, Calif. This free educational session, which is open to vended laundry owners and maintenance personnel, also will offer a one-day parts special for registered attendees. ...
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Washlava , a mobile technology company based in Tampa, has announced that its patent-pending technology recently won first place in the Electrolux Future of Laundry Challenge in China. Electrolux – headquartered in Stockholm, Sweden – asked companies to submit their entries showing how they would ...
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Western State Design will host three service schools for vended laundry operators this fall. The training sessions – which will run from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. – will be conducted by Dexter Laundry factory representatives and WSD staff members. The schedule is as follows: September 18 Courtyard ...
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The Orange County Business Journal recently presented R&B Wire Products with the publication’s Family-Owned Business Award for companies with 31 to 100 employees. “It’s a huge honor to be receiving this award on behalf of my family – specifically my father, Rick, and my late grandfather, Rea,” ...
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Exhibit sales are now open to all companies for Clean 2019 , the textile care industry’s premier trade show, which will be held June 20-23, 2019, at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in New Orleans. Hotel reservations for the show also are open through Connections Housing, the official housing ...
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Laundry One – a commercial laundry distributor based just outside of Columbus, Ohio – has announced that it will open a branch office in Indianapolis next month. The company is an authorized Dexter Laundry dealer, serving the vended, on-premises and multi-housing laundry markets throughout Ohio, ...
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Washlava , a mobile technology startup that enables laundry customers to reserve and pay for machines from their smartphones, has opened its second cashless, exclusively app-enabled laundromat – this time in New York’s Astoria neighborhood. “We have seen truly compelling results with our Washlava ...
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The Coin Laundry Association recently named Danielle Bauer the organization’s new director of membership and section relations. Bauer will oversee the industry trade group’s membership team, as well as help coordinate the transition of the CLA’s long-standing affiliate program toward an in-house governance ...
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TLC Tri-State Laundry Companies, Inc. has named Keith Quarles its new vice president of sales. Quarles will oversee TLC’s team of sales professionals, which covers the Eastern Seaboard from southern Virginia to northern Florida. Quarles boasts 25 years of commercial laundry industry experience, as ...
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Continental Girbau Inc. recently welcomed three new team members: National Accounts Manager Kylie McArthur, Consumer Financing Associate Grant Meerdink and Technical Services Manager Shannon Rose. McArthur develops and executes strategies for achieving national account revenue, profit, and market ...
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Mulberrys Garment Care , an eco-friendly laundry and drycleaning provider, has announced its expansion into Dallas. The company also has a presence in the Minneapolis and San Francisco markets. In Dallas, the company will offer on-demand service via its mobile app, including options of one-hour pickup ...
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Last month, laundry industry veteran Corey Simonson launched Clean Return USA , a nonprofit endeavor created specifically to help the commercial laundry industry fill job openings with former soldiers, sailors, airmen, and Marines cycling out of the military. The sole purpose of this organization ...
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Chicago-based drycleaning startup Pressbox is being acquired by consumer goods giant Procter & Gamble , according to the two companies. However, the terms of the deal were not disclosed. Pressbox – launched in 2013 by entrepreneurs Vijen Patel and Drew McKenna – enables customers to drop off ...
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Laundry One will hold an open house on September 20 at the company’s headquarters in Canal Winchester, Ohio. This free event is being held to help educate store owners and potential investors about the latest products available from Dexter Laundry and other industry suppliers. In addition, attendees ...
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EnviroStar, Inc. , headquartered in Miami, recently announced that it has executed a definitive purchase agreement to acquire substantially all of the assets and certain liabilities of Houston-based Scott Equipment, Inc. for $13 million – half of which will be paid in cash and the other half in EVI ...
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Speed Queen has presented its highest distributor honor – the 2017 Distributor of the Year Award – to PWS-The Laundry Company . PWS, headquartered in Los Angeles, has a rich history with Speed Queen and remains one of the most prolific developers of vended laundries in the country. “Co-presidents ...
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