Distributors Across Country Plan Special Events


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Bruce Beggs |

Rundown of open houses, service schools through October

CHICAGO — As summer shifts to fall, the industry calendar typically presents vended laundry owners and investors nationwide with opportunities to attend distributor special events and open houses in their region.

Here is a brief rundown of events through October as reported to American Coin-Op. Call, e-mail, or visit the website listed for registration information. In many cases, space is limited.


  • Sept. 9 — Coin-O-Matic Service School: Speed Queen Horizon Front Load Washer, Alsip, Ill.; 708-540-2076, http://coinomatic.com.
  • Sept. 9 — Golden State Laundry Systems Open House, Rancho Dominguez, Calif.; 800-465-8300, www.goldenstatelaundrysystems.com.
  • Sept. 9 — Super Laundry/Luca Laundry Open House, Carlstadt, N.J.; 908-862-2200.
  • Sept. 11 — Detergent Solutions Dexter Service Seminar, Utica, Mich.; 248-408-3919, sales@detergentsolutions.com.
  • Sept. 12 — Davis Commercial Laundry Solutions Open House, Atlanta; 404-580-2121, admin@daviscls.com.
  • Sept. 12 — Gerrit’s Appliance Dexter Service Seminar, Grand Rapids, Mich.; 616-532-3626, ryan@gerritsappliance.com.
  • Sept. 12 — Laundrylux Service School Seminar, Level II (technicians only), Inwood, N.Y.; 800-645-2205, https://laundrylux.com/events/service-school/.
  • Sept. 13 — Garment Machinery Open House & Sales Event, Dedham, Mass.; 781-559-4077, www.garmentmachinery.com.
  • Sept. 15-16 — Gold Coin Laundry Equipment Annual Founder’s Day Sale, Jamaica, N.Y.; 888-411-0944, info@goldcoinlaundry.com.
  • Sept. 16 — Golden State Laundry Systems Open House, Hayward, Calif.; 800-465-8300, www.goldenstatelaundrysystems.com.
  • Sept. 19 — Cates Laundry Equipment Open House & Service School, Cordova, Tenn.; 800-489-0023, info@cateslaundry.com.
  • Sept. 19 — Western State Design Dexter Service Training Seminar, Seattle, Wash.; 800-733-7153, ext. 301; www.westernstatedesign.com.
  • Sept. 19-20 — Statewide Laundry Equipment Laundry Improvement Expo, Kissimmee, Fla.; 813-877-6434, www.statewidelaundry.com/expo.
  • Sept. 21 — Western State Design Dexter Service Training Seminar, Fresno, Calif.; 800-733-7153, ext. 301; www.westernstatedesign.com.
  • Sept. 23 — PWS Inc. Open House, Redwood City, Calif.; 650-871-0300, www.pwslaundrywest.com.
  • Sept. 27 — Statewide Laundry Equipment Laundry Improvement Expo, Miami (Hialeah), Fla.; 407-425-9274, www.statewidelaundry.com/expo.
  • Sept. 27 — Summit Laundry Equipment Fall Open House, Melville, N.Y.; 855-SUMMIT9, sales@summitlaundry.com.
  • Sept. 28 — Hermes Equipment Co. Open House, Bloomington, Ill.; 800-851-9939.
  • Sept. 30 — ACE Commercial Laundry Equipment Open House, Westminster, Calif.; 714-897-4342.
  • Sept. 30 — Martin-Ray Laundry Systems Open House, Albuquerque, N.M.; 505-883-7277.


Refer to the American Coin-Op Calendar at any time for the latest events information! Distributors may list their upcoming events there at no cost, subject to publisher approval.

About the author

Bruce Beggs

American Trade Magazines LLC

Editorial Director, American Trade Magazines LLC

Bruce Beggs is editorial director of American Trade Magazines LLC, including American Coin-Op, American Drycleaner and American Laundry News. He was the editor of American Laundry News from November 1999 to May 2011. Beggs has worked as a newspaper reporter/editor and magazine editor since graduating from Kansas State University in 1986 with a bachelor’s degree in journalism and mass communications. He and his wife, Sandy, have two children.


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