GULF BREEZE, Fla. — Distributor Commercial and Coin Laundry Equipment Co. (CLEC) recently completed its purchase of Delta Laundry Equipment Co., the second acquisition by the Florida-based company in the last decade. Terms were not disclosed.
“CLEC has been in a steady state of growth over the last few years as we continue to expand our footprint in the Gulf region,” says Craig Dakauskas, who owns CLEC. “Delta has a history of great service under Gary Woody’s leadership and we are proud to add them to our organization, which values the same excellence in customer service.”
Delta distributes Speed Queen coin laundry equipment throughout the state of Mississippi, and has a route business. The company maintains an office, warehouse and parts operation at its Greenwood, Miss., headquarters.
“With CLEC already having a presence in Mississippi, and recently gaining UniMac distribution in the state, Delta was a great fit for us,” Dakauskas says. “We are excited to continue to grow our business in this area and pleased that Gary will stay on and share his talents as a regional sales manager for our organization.”
Plans call for maintaining an office in Greenwood while centralizing some of Delta’s business activities to Gulf Breeze.
CLEC’s last addition came in 2008 when it acquired Ebner Equipment, Lafayette, La.
CLEC boasts a staff of more than 25 employees, as well as expansive equipment and parts inventories.