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Industry News

Huebsch recently honored several distributors at a ceremony at the Foundation Room inside the House of Blues at the Mandalay Bay Hotel in Las Vegas. Among the award winners, Gulf States Laundry Machinery Co. was recognized for top sales achievement over the prior year in the Southern Region. The ...
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At Coinless Laundromat in Detroit, owner Omar Laurencin graciously offered the use of his company’s facilities for a LaundryCares Free Laundry Day on November 1, 2017. This spectacular event was organized and executed through the concerted efforts of several organizations including: Libraries ...
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Statewide Laundry Equipment – with offices in Jacksonville, Tampa, Orlando and Miami – recently concluded a series of free investment seminars, which were held across the state of Florida. These events were hosted by Statewide’s Jim Rogers and Noel Orozco. The purpose of the seminars was to educate ...
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Aaxon Laundry Systems , based in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., recently named its second Laundry Aesthetic Award winner of 2017. Theo Spyer, former Aaxon controller turned laundry owner, was presented the award by Aaxon’s marketing team of Brittany Pettineo and Amber Perkins, as well as company consultant ...
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Continental Girbau Inc. has partnered with Hills Commercial Laundry, based in Anchorage, Alaska. The company now represents Continental Girbau and LG commercial laundry products, as well as the Express Laundry Center brand. Hills Commercial Laundry works with vended laundries and new store investors ...
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WashClub , an on-demand laundry and drycleaning service based in New York City, has begun international licensing agreements with Ninja Dry in Belfast, Ireland, and Valet Service in Lyon, France. In addition, within the last few months, the company has expanded its presence to five new U.S. markets ...
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Laundry Owners Warehouse , headquartered in Ft. Lauderdale, Fla., has released the first short film in a planned series, which will focus on brand building and generating brand awareness. The first film can now be seen exclusively at the company’s website, lowlaundry.com . The distributorship’s ...
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The Laundry Project , a charitable organization based in Tampa, recently held a successful free laundry event at Wash-N-Dry laundromat in Des Moines, Iowa – paying for customers’ laundry loads and even painting a mural on one of the store’s exterior walls. “Laundry, for a lot of people, if you have ...
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Now That You’ve Created a Facebook Page, Here Are the Four Foundations of Social Media Mastery By Bonnie Hanson [This is the second in a series of articles on how to market your laundry business through Facebook. The first article appeared in the September 2017 issue of PlanetLaundry magazine.] ...
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As reported here earlier, Chicago has begun implementing a large tax on city water. The first tax of 7.5 percent was put in place in March and will continue to climb over the next four years, until it reaches a rate of 30 percent. What’s more, this doesn’t take into account the regular annual increases ...
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Huebsch has named Adam Dixon the latest recipient of its Store Owner of the Quarter Award. Dixon, who decided he needed a career change, closed his chiropractic practice and built Duck River Laundry in Shelbyville, Tenn. “The laundry Adam opened is an example of the higher quality experience many ...
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Dexter Laundry recently welcomed service technicians from around the world to its Dexter University – Service Academy. The Service Academy attendees included professionals who are responsible for providing installation, service, parts sales, and support for Dexter Laundry’s network of owners. The ...
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The social group known as Big Fish held its annual outing this past September, with an aim toward fishing, fellowship and fundraising. This year’s gathering of laundromat industry veterans yielded plenty of lunkers at Tetu Island Lodge in northwest Ontario, but the biggest catch of the week was the ...
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Commercial and Coin Laundry Equipment Co. , based in Gulf Breeze, Fla., recently completed the purchase of Delta Laundry Equipment Co. , headquartered in Greenwood, Miss. This marks the second acquisition for CLEC. “CLEC has been in a steady state of growth over the last few years, as we continue ...
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Statewide Laundry Equipment – with offices in Jacksonville, Tampa, Orlando and Miami – has awarded central Florida owners Ed and Rachael Ellis with the company’s Statewide Success Spotlight Award in recognition of the couple’s dedication toward operating a prosperous laundromat. The Ellises – who ...
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Aaxon Laundry Systems , based in Ft. Lauderdale, Fla., held its second annual Aaxon Autumn Expo on October 3 at the company’s headquarters. Leading industry vendors – including SpyderWash , ESD , Imonex , Rowe and others – were on hand to meet with attendees about their products and services. In ...
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Three northern California laundry owners have teamed up with equipment manufacturer Dexter Laundry and its local distributor, Western State Design , to raise funds and sponsor a free laundry day on October 30, 2017, for those who were impacted by the area’s recent wildfires. The scale of destruction ...
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The Clean Show Executive Committee recently revealed some familiar host venues for the next four Clean Shows. As announced earlier, the Morial Convention Center in New Orleans will be the site for Clean 2019. This show will take place June 20-23, 2019 , marking the sixth time New Orleans has hosted ...
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In the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey, the Texas Coin Laundry Association is assembling disaster relief laundry trailers for those in areas impacted by the storm. These trailers, loaded with laundry equipment, will be dispatched by the Southern Baptist Convention, which maintains a large network of ...
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Card Concepts Inc. , based in Addison, Ill., has named Robert Mattocks its new channel sales manager. In this position, Mattocks will strengthen existing relationships with distributors and customers. He also will implement the company’s new marketing initiatives and informational tools to sustain ...
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