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Eastern Funding has promoted Nancy Robles-Guess to executive vice president. In her newly expanded role, she will join the companys executive committee and help set the companys strategic goals. For more than 10 years, Nancy has played a substantial role in the growth of Eastern Funding, said Stephen ...
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Continental Girbau Inc. recently broke ground on its third facility expansion since 2000. The two-phase project comes as a result of growing sales, product offerings and staff, according to President Mike Floyd. Business is so strong that we need more space for our team members and product inventory, ...
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Standard Change-Makers Inc. has named Tom Kozlik its new regional sales representative for the western United States. Kozliks responsibilities will include working with distributors in all of the industries the company serves including laundry, car wash, vending and amusement. Kozliks territory encompasses ...
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As part of its 50th anniversary celebration, Commercial Equipment Company is inviting laundry owners and potential investors to its annual Open House, Service School and Equipment Showcase. This event will be held on May 20 at the companys new 30,000-square-foot facility in Farmers Branch, Texas. ...
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Speed Queen has named multi-store owners Bob and Donna Wallner the winners of its Art of the Journey contest. Representatives from the commercial laundry manufacturer and the Wallners equipment distributor, Statewide Laundry Equipment, surprised the brother-and-sister business partners with the $100,000 ...
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In 1997, Michael Fanger and Brian Grell launched Eastern Funding with a focus on the commercial laundry industry in the Northeast. Since then, the company, which has surpassed $2 billion in funded projects, has built upon its strong foundations branching out nationwide and, among its major milestones ...
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Advantage Equipment Inc. , based in Akron, Ohio, recently welcomed two new team members Sales Representative Don Jackovic and Laundry Chemical Sales Representative Dillon Buffington. Jackovic who has 35 years of experience in retail food and processor equipment sales comes to Advantage Equipment ...
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WASH Multifamily Laundry Systems , headquartered in El Segundo, Calif., has named Mark C. Good its new chief executive officer. With his focus on building operational excellence and producing results through process improvement, Mark Goods leadership skills are a great fit for WASH during this exciting ...
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More than 75 self-service laundry owners, as well as industry vendors and experts, participated in Laundry Pro of Florida s recent Roundup 2017 open house. Attendees took advantage of laundry equipment and parts specials; participated in technical service workshops; attended presentations by industry ...
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The Coin Laundry Associations LaundryCares Foundation received a strong, much-welcomed media push for its Free Laundry Day on March 15 in Norfolk, Va. The event which took place from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at Laundry Land in Norfolk hosted more than 50 families, who completely more than 5,100 ...
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The Coin Laundry Associations LaundryCares Foundation will host a free laundry event on April 13 at Dirty Laundry Express a newly opened self-service laundry serving New Jerseys greater Irvington and Newark areas. The store located at 931 Clinton Ave. in Irvington features more than 80 washers ...
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Continental Girbau Inc. recently recognized Joel Jorgensen for 20 years of service. Jorgensen, vice president of sales, joined the company in 1997 as regional sales manager and later served as director of sales and marketing before taking on his current role in 2006. Joel has been a key contributor ...
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Continental Girbau Inc. , headquartered in Oshkosh, Wis., has named Dave McAllister its director of services and product development. McAllister, who is filling a newly created position at the company, oversees customer and technical service areas for all Continental subsidiaries. He also is a member ...
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Whirlpool Commercial Laundry has appointed Steve Gizzi to the position of merchandising manager. In this position, he will be responsible for designing differentiated programs to help advance commercial laundry selling strategies, according to the company. Steves knack of implementing custom merchandising ...
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WASH Multifamily Laundry Systems , based in El Segundo, Calif., has named Daniel Moulton its district sales manager for the Grand Rapids region of Michigan, as well as northern Indiana. We are pleased to welcome Daniel to the WASH sales team, said Ross Van Horne, WASHs regional vice president of sales ...
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The Florida Coin Laundry Association recently elected Brittany Pettineo to its board of directors. She is currently the director of marketing for Aaxon Laundry Systems , based in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. Pettineos election to the 15-member board marks a milestone, making her the first woman named to ...
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Imagine having to hand over 7.5 percent of your gross sales to your state government without being able to recoup this tax from your customers. Thats the dire possibility self-service laundry owners in Nebraska are currently facing. Like most states, Nebraska exempts vended laundries from collecting ...
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Statewide Laundry Equipment s Miami branch, based in Hialeah, Fla., has announced the addition of Elia Garcia to its management team. Garcia, a laundry industry veteran of nearly 15 years, joins the company as office manager. She is responsible for daily equipment orders, overall inventory at Statewides ...
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Utahs population crossed the 3 million mark as it became the nations fastest-growing state over the last year. Its population increased 2 percent to 3.1 million from July 1, 2015, to July 1, 2016, according to recent U.S. Census Bureau national and state population estimates. States in the South ...
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Dexter Laundry Inc. and its parent company, Dexter Apache Holdings Inc. , recently announced the following organizational changes. Pat Albregts the current chairman and CEO of Dexter Apache Holdings will retire as CEO on February 28, 2017. Albregts, who will remain the chairman of the board for ...
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