SANTA ANA, Calif. — Matt Mathieu, Highlander Center Laundry, Jacksonville, Ill., won R&B Wire Products’ “Oldest R&B Laundry Cart Contest” with a cart purchased in 1962 and still in use daily, says Rick Rawlins, R&B Wire Products CEO.
Second place went to Brad Banta, Coeur d’Alene (Idaho) Golf & Spa Resort, and third went to Paula Knapik, Rockford (Ill.) Washer.
Mathieu will receive six R&B 100 CEC laundry carts, Banta three carts and Knapik one.
“We are very pleased with the outstanding response to the ‘Oldest R&B Cart Contest,’ and want to thank everyone who participated for their support,” says Frank Rowe, R&B vice president of sales and marketing. “This was a fun way to celebrate our 65th anniversary and tie it in with Clean ’11. There was some tough competition out there.”