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The new Pepper’s Express Laundry Center recently opened for business in Mooresville, Ind. – with a familiar name in a not-so-familiar role. The 4,800-square-foot vended laundry is designed to enhance and quicken the laundry process, according to the owners Jim and Pepper McNutt. Although this is ...
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Apartment completions reached a 30-year high in 2017 and beat the 2016 level by 30 percent, according to a report in Multifamily Executive . Last year, 364,713 units were completed in the 150 largest U.S. metros, more than doubling the long-term average and growing the U.S. apartment stock 2.1 percent. ...
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At this year's 2018 Excellence in Laundry Conference in Naples, FL, attendees will receive education and training from  world-class experts within their concentration area in business. One of this year's keynote speakers is R “Ray” Wang, the Principal Analyst, Founder, and Chairman of Silicon ...
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The Coin Laundry Association has announced that it will hold an Alabama Laundromat Industry Meet-Up on March 1 at the Oxford Civic Center in Oxford, Ala. This lunch event – which is scheduled for 9:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. – will include an update on new tax laws and their impact on small business, as ...
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Commercial and Coin Laundry Equipment Co. , headquartered in Gulf Breeze, Fla., has promoted Greg Reese to the position of sales manager. Reese has been with the company since 1997. “Greg has been an asset to the CLEC sales organization since he started,” said Craig Dakauskas, president of CLEC. “With ...
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Statewide Laundry Equipment – with offices in Jacksonville, Tampa, Orlando and Miami, Fla. – has released its 2018 Investment Seminar schedule. The 14 seminars, which are free to attend, are focused on those who are curious about getting started in the vended laundry industry. These events will be ...
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Shepard Exposition Services will be the general contractor for the next Clean Show , which will be held June 20-23, 2019, at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in New Orleans. Shepard, an Atlanta-based nationwide exhibition service provider, served as general contractor for the show in 2001, 2005, ...
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Continental Girbau Inc. has named Sergi Obiols of Vic, Spain, as its new sales and product engineer. In this role, Obiols will provide technical sales support for Girbau Industrial laundry equipment projects throughout North America. Most recently, he was part of the industrial design team at Girbau ...
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Excellence in Laundry Host Ups Its Game, As Conference Attendees Look To Do the Same Closed to guests since Hurricane Irma wreaked havoc across southwest Florida last September, the Naples Grande Beach Resort – which will host the Coin Laundry Association’s upcoming Excellence in Laundry Conference ...
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Springboard , a cloud-based software management platform for laundry owners, is celebrating its first year in business. Since the company’s launch in January 2017, Springboard has licensed its software to more than 60 store owners in 23 states. “The feedback and growth we have achieved in our first ...
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Laundry Pro of Florida will hold its annual Vended Laundry Expo and Open House on February 28 in Lakeland, Fla. This year’s theme is “Come Buy with Me” – a play on words borrowed from the Frank Sinatra classic, “Come Fly with Me.” As a result, the aeronautically themed show – expected to be the largest ...
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Two years ago, nearly 200 of the nation’s leading laundry owners and industry executives joined their peers for two days of networking and progressive educational sessions – all set amidst the tranquil beauty of Ojai, Calif. On May 18, 2016, Coin Laundry Association President and CEO Brian Wallace ...
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For more than a decade, the number of American households that rent has expanded year after year, sometimes by more than a million renters annually. However, last year, the explosion of renters in the wake of the foreclosure crisis began to fade – for the first time since 2004, the number of renter ...
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On-demand laundry and drycleaning service provider WashClub has announced that it will license WashClubTrak – the company’s pickup and delivery software in the U.S. – to vended laundry and drycleaning operators at no upfront cost. This will enable store owners to have their own branded apps in Apple’s ...
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Alliance Laundry Systems has unveiled a new mission statement, logo and website. These enhancements position the company’s premium brands – Speed Queen, UniMac, Huebsch, IPSO and Primus – as global industry leaders. The company’s CEO, Michael Schoeb, described the brand direction as “refreshing our ...
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Statewide Laundry Equipment – with offices in Jacksonville, Tampa, Orlando and Miami – recently announced it will be hosting its annual spring road shows in March this year, with stops in central and south Florida throughout the month. This series of free events will include do-it-yourself service ...
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Although it’s too soon to tell how the dynamics of the new $1.5 trillion federal tax overhaul will shake out at the state level, politicians in several states have already indicated their fiscal policy goals for the 2018 session, according to the Coin Laundry Association ’s legislative analyst, MultiState ...
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EnviroStar Inc. , headquartered in Miami, has executed a definitive asset purchase agreement to acquire substantially all of the assets and certain liabilities of Zuf Acquisitions I LLC, doing business as AAdvantage Laundry Systems and Sky-Rent LP – collectively, “AAdvantage.” Based in Dallas, AAdvantage ...
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Laundrylux has announced a series of management changes, which will take effect January 1, 2018. Neal Milch, CEO, will assume the role of executive chairman of the board of Laundrylux. “The world is changing incredibly fast,” Milch said. “And my highest value to the business is to look past the ...
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Loomis Bros. Equipment Company , based in Fenton, Mo., has named Matthew Lamons president and COO. Lamons takes over for second-generation owner Dale Loomis, who has assumed the positions of chairman and CEO. Since joining the company in 2007, Lamons has served as director of vended laundry sales, ...
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