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Industry News

Less than a year ago, Pravin Parmar was perched in a National Guard boat navigating the streets he normally drove on his way to work. He was hoping Hurricane Harvey had spared his facility. As the Guardsman guided the boat to the front of Gulf States Laundry Machinery Co. , the Houston business he ...
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Dexter Laundry recently hosted distributor sales representatives at Dexter University – Sales Academy. This graduating class was comprised of men and women from around the world, representing five countries and more than 400 years of experience in the commercial laundry industry. In fact, many participants ...
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Statewide Laundry Equipment – with offices in Jacksonville, Tampa, Orlando and Miami – has revised its investment seminar program, which features a new format and updated information. “The new investment seminar takes a look at the evolution of retail, design and profitability,” according to the company. ...
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Dexter Laundry recently recognized Western State Design at the manufacturer’s annual conference and awards ceremony, which was held earlier this year in Rome, Italy. The California-based distributor received top honors for its prior-year sales performance. In all, the WSD team was presented the ...
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Laundry Professionals Open Their Hearts – And Wallets – At Charitable Fundraiser During Excellence ’18 in Naples In recent years, one of the fastest-growing and perhaps most talked-about aspects of the Coin Laundry Association has been its charitable organization, the LaundryCares Foundation ...
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More than 120 attendees from 16 countries recently attended Maytag Commercial Laundry ’s 59th Annual Meeting, held in Providence, R.I. The three-day event featured a look at Maytag’s newest products, as well as offering insight into the brand’s strategic approach for the future. In addition, exemplary ...
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CLA, Lobbying Group Intervene to Protect Laundry Owners’ Sales Tax Exemption in Kentucky Laundry owners in Kentucky dodged a bullet this spring – a bullet aimed directly at their bottom line… in the form of a 6 percent sales tax. Due to the state’s more than $50 billion underfunded pension system ...
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As the vended laundry industry continues to draw entrepreneurs, increasingly, these new business owners and investors are women. With that in mind, Jodi Way, territory sales representative at Martin-Ray Laundry Systems , a Denver-based Speed Queen distributor, organized a first-ever get together ...
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The Industry’s Leading operators Descend on Southwest Florida for a High-Tech Look at an Evolving Business More than 200 of the nation’s leading laundry owners and industry executives recently joined their peers for two days of high-level networking and progressive educational sessions – all ...
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WashClubTrak – a provider of online laundry and drycleaning delivery software – has announced that it has expanded into three key markets within the U.S. and one in Europe. The company has extended its footprint to Seattle; Phoenix; and Orange County, Calif. – as well as establishing itself in London. ...
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Research that explores new ways for laundry detergents to improve their cleaning performance in lower wash temperatures was honored with the American Cleaning Institute ’s Distinguished Paper Award, recognizing the most outstanding research to appear in 2017 in the Journal of Surfactants & Detergents ...
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Statewide Laundry has announced the launching of a new series of videos that the company is calling “Case Study Stories.” These case studies will feature Statewide’s laundry-owner customers from all across Florida. “Case studies give us the opportunity to examine the knowledge gained with experience,” ...
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Laundrylux has announced that Teeters Products , based in Fletcher, Ohio, is the newest addition to the Electrolux Professional laundry equipment distribution network for Ohio, Indiana, and Kentucky. “We’re thrilled to welcome such a professional and customer-centric company like Teeters to ...
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Alliance Laundry Systems has announced that it will no longer sell its Primus -branded equipment in the United States and Canada, as of November 1. However, the brand will continue to be sold globally outside of North America. “Our decision to discontinue sales of Primus in North America was arrived ...
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As part of the 59th Maytag Commercial Laundry Meeting in Fall River, Mass., 150 people – including Fall River Mayor Jasiel Correia, City Councilman Cliff Ponte and Bristol County Chamber of Commerce Manager of Business Development Joe Trilling – recently gathered to celebrate a significant milestone ...
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Continental Girbau Inc. recently boosted its marketing department with the addition of Graphic Designer Carissa Derge and Web and Multimedia Designer Matthew Liefke. Derge orchestrates a number of design functions within the company’s marketing department. She joined Continental with three years ...
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Hamilton Engineering has named Tyler Segur its new regional sales manager in the eastern U.S. markets, while the company also announced a new sales team lineup. “We have the most knowledgeable and responsive sales professionals in the business,” said Director of Sales Jeff Deal. “With the addition ...
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One of the goals of the Coin Laundry Association is to foster camaraderie and knowledge sharing among the laundry owners across America. The CLA feels that the ability for laundromat owners to meet, network, and discuss topics allows for participants to tap into an enormous resource of information ...
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Equipment Marketers will hold its 25th annual Trade Show & Service Seminar on May 3 at the company’s headquarters in Cherry Hill, N.J. This event – scheduled to run from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. – will feature more than 20 commercial laundry vendors from across the U.S., as well as several educational ...
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Giant Wash Coin Laundry , located in St. Paul, Minn., will launch a new “Wash & Learn” program on May 12, in conjunction with a free laundry day at the store. The laundromat will host the free laundry event in celebration of the new program, and offer community members who register between 11:00 ...
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