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Managing Rising Water Cost, Wage Increases (Conclusion)

OAKBROOK TERRACE, Ill. — Overhead costs are among the many aspects of running a business that many vended laundry owners and operators grapple with on a regular basis.

This challenge has become even more difficult to manage in recent times, as the cost of minimum wage and utilities, specifically water/sewer, has increased for many vended laundry operators.

Spring Brings Calendar Full of Open Houses, Service Schools

CHICAGO — The arrival of spring can only mean one thing for self-service laundry operators—a calendar full of opportunities to attend distributor special events, open houses and service schools.

Here is a brief rundown of events from the American Coin-Op calendar through June 6.

Call, or visit the website listed, for registration information. In many cases, space is limited.

April 23 — Coin-O-Matic Open House, Joliet, Ill.; 708-371-9595, www.coinomatic.com.

Positive Atlanta Return to Bring Clean Back There in 2021

ATLANTA — Clean 2015 unofficially drew more than 11,000 attendees, including a first-day tally that exceeded the full three-day total for 2013’s New Orleans exhibition, John Riddle, president of show manager Riddle & Associates, told exhibitors Sunday.

The World Educational Congress for Laundering and Drycleaning closed Sunday afternoon after four full days of exhibits and educational programming, the first Clean Show in Atlanta since 1987. Thanks to the show’s performance at the Georgia World Congress Center, the wait until the next Atlanta stop will be much shorter.

Managing Rising Water Cost, Wage Increases (Part 1)

OAKBROOK TERRACE, Ill. — Overhead costs are among the many aspects of running a business that many vended laundry owners and operators grapple with on a regular basis.

This challenge has become even more difficult to manage in recent times, as the cost of minimum wage and utilities, specifically water/sewer, has increased for many vended laundry operators.

NIE Insurance Program Expands to 48 States

ST. LOUIS — John L. Corley Inc. is expanding its NIE Insurance program to serve coin laundries and dry cleaners in 14 additional states, bringing the total number of states served to 48, the company says.

Corley can now offer this insurance coverage through a new appointment with The Hartford, which reports that it insures more than 1 million small businesses.

“This is good news for dry cleaners and coin laundries across the country,” says Greg Mouldon, Corley’s president. “We are proud to work with The Hartford. They are a leader in small-business insurance.”

Atlas of Atlanta (Conclusion)

ATLANTA — After 28 years, the Clean Show returns to Atlanta this month. For those of you planning to attend, when you aren’t eyeing the new products or attending educational sessions, exploring the city will keep you entertained.

Pack your walking shoes and comfortable clothing, because Atlanta has an  abundance of attractions.

In downtown is the Georgia World Congress Center, the exhibit space for the Clean Show.

Atlas of Atlanta (Part 2)

ATLANTA — After 28 years, the Clean Show returns to Atlanta this month. For those of you planning to attend, when you aren’t eyeing the new products or attending educational sessions, exploring the city will keep you entertained.

Pack your walking shoes and comfortable clothing, because Atlanta has an  abundance of attractions.

In downtown is the Georgia World Congress Center, the exhibit space for the Clean Show.

Alliance Laundry Holdings Reports Increase in 2014 Net Revenues

RIPON, Wis. — Alliance Laundry Holdings LLC reports its net revenues for the full year 2014 increased by $169.7 million (or 30.5%) to $726.3 million, up from $556.6 million for the full year 2013.

Excluding the impact of the Primus Laundry Equipment Group acquisition—which the company fully acquired last spring—net revenues increased 12.1% for 2014.

Atlas of Atlanta (Part 1)

ATLANTA — After 28 years, the Clean Show returns to Atlanta. For those of you planning to attend, when you aren’t eyeing the new products or attending educational sessions, exploring the city will keep you entertained.

Pack your walking shoes and comfortable clothing, because Atlanta has an abundance of attractions.

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