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WASH Multifamily Laundry Systems – headquartered in El Segundo, Calif. – has appointed Jim Gimeson as the company’s new chief executive officer. Gimeson will focus on strengthening the WASH brand as well as driving consumer and industry engagement, while guiding the long-term strategic expansion of ...
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Laundrylux , headquartered in Inwood, N.Y., has acquired the assets of California-based Golden State Laundry Systems . “We are thrilled to partner with Mike and Laura Hurrell and the Golden State team in San Diego, Los Angeles and the Bay Area to serve the California market and accelerate growth,” ...
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Eastern Funding, LLC will continue its series of laundry business improvement workshops in Florida later this month. Two separate workshops will take place on Tuesday, January 29, in Tampa; and Thursday, January 31, in Fort Lauderdale. “We have seen over and over again how laundry owners have grown ...
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Founded in 1937, Spector Textile Products , based in Lawrence, Mass., has a long history as a business leader in the New England area. However, since 2017, the company’s laundry bags have been shipped to vended laundries all across the U.S. as part of Spector Textile’s ongoing sponsorship of “free ...
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Laundry industry pioneer and innovator Bernard Milch, who founded Laundrylux , died this past weekend at age 93. “It is with sadness, admiration and respect that Laundrylux announces the passing of its founder, Bernard Milch,” announced Neal Milch, executive chairman of the company’s Board of Directors. ...
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The Coin Laundry Association recently announced that it has promoted Nika Thomas to the position of advertising and production manager for PlanetLaundry. Originally from Chicago, Thomas joined the CLA in August 2013 as the organization’s media sales/classified advertising coordinator. “Nika has had ...
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The CLA & PlanetLaundry Staff Wishes You and Yours a Very Happy & Prosperous New Year! We’re excited for your continued success into 2019! We’re also pleased to present new tools and opportunities this year for professionals, prospective investors, distributors, and manufacturers in the self-service ...
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The Board of Directors for Miami-based laundry distributor EnviroStar, Inc. has approved changing the company’s corporate name to EVI Industries, Inc. The name change signifies the company’s focus on executing a “buy-and-build growth strategy” in the commercial, industrial and vended laundry industry, ...
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States are expected to take action on a wide variety of employer mandates in 2019, in many instances continuing legislative work begun in 2018 that was vetoed by Republican governors who have been replaced by Democrats, or that otherwise stalled in the legislature. In 2019, state lawmakers across the ...
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Washlava has announced that the company has received formal notification of intent to issue by the U.S. Patent Office. This patent – No. 10,168,678, to be issued on January 1, 2019 – covers the company’s technology that interfaces with laundry services and facilities, enabling Washlava users to reserve, ...
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As states focus attention on federal tax conformity and Wayfair implementation legislation, another tax issue is percolating at the state level: proposals to expand sales and use taxes to services, according to MultiState Associates, the Coin Laundry Association 's legislative analyst. This idea was ...
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Messe Frankfurt France – a subsidiary of Messe Frankfurt , which is headquartered in Germany – has acquired JET Expo , a trade show for textile-care professionals. In addition, Vet’Image, a trade show focused on workwear and uniforms that recently was added as part of JET Expo, is also included in ...
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Huebsch has named Atlas International , headquartered in Dallas, its distributor in the Oklahoma and northern Texas markets. “Huebsch prides itself on being a smart partner for customers and that shines through our exceptionally knowledgeable distributors,” said Kathryn Rowen, Huebsch North American ...
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Laundrylux has launched LaundryPay , a new OEM mobile payment app developed to natively interface with Electrolux and Wascomat commercial laundry equipment in participating stores. The app is available for users to download free of charge for iOS and Android mobile devices. “LaundryPay gives laundromat ...
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Rinse , a leading national brand in laundry and drycleaning delivery, has launched a subscription model for its wash-dry-fold service, which the company is calling Rinse Repeat. “We heard from customers that they love the quality and convenience of Rinse’s wash-and-fold service, but they wanted a subscription ...
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The Coin Laundry Association’s LaundryCares Foundation has teamed up with two other national non-profit groups – the Clinton Foundation’s Too Small to Fail initiative and Libraries Without Borders – to launch a new Laundry & Literacy Coalition. This new alliance was formed as a collaborative ...
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Mountain Electronics , an electronics repair company for the commercial laundry industry, recently moved and expanded its repair operations in western North Carolina to a newly remodeled, 10,000-square-foot facility in Burnsville, N.C. The company received a $25,000 “Building Reuse Grant” from the ...
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It’s a Win-Win: New Deal to Create Enhanced Industry Event, While Building a Stronger Trade Association The Clean Show Executive Committee has announced that it has finalized a deal to sell the biennial industry event to Messe Frankfurt , the largest trade show and event organizer in the world. ...
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Aaxon Laundry Systems , based in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., teamed up with Huebsch factory representatives for a two-day sales “blitz” this past July. The five-person team visited a number of vended laundries in south Florida, meeting with store owners and offering special pricing and exclusive financing. ...
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Oshkosh Express Laundry Center , located in Oshkosh, Wis., recently presented a check for $2,417 to the Aurora Health Care Foundation’s Oshkosh Pink Possible Breast Health Fund . The Pink Possible campaign, held throughout October each year, engages local businesses to raise money for Aurora Cancer ...
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