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WashClub Brings On-Demand Laundry, Drycleaning Services to OKC

OKLAHOMA CITY — WashClub, a premium on-demand laundry, drycleaning and tailoring service, has officially opened its newest branch here in the Oklahoma state capital. WashClub Oklahoma City is owned and operated by Tom Wyche and his daughter, Sara.

The services are available via WashClub’s mobile app or on the company’s Oklahoma City website, washclubokc.com. A WashClub professional will pick up, deliver and return freshly cleaned, neatly folded laundry and dry cleaning within 24-48 hours, the business says.

Springtime Laundry Industry Calendar Continues to Fill Up

CHICAGO — Self-service laundry operators continue to have a springtime calendar full of opportunities to attend distributor open houses, service schools and other special events.

Here is a brief rundown of events from the American Coin-Op calendar through May 25.

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

Maytag Commercial Laundry Honors Distributors at 57th Annual Meeting

ST. JOSEPH, Mich. — While hosting its 57th Annual Meeting in Florida recently, Maytag® Commercial Laundry awarded key distributors with accolades for dedication and excellence within the industry.

Receiving the most prestigious and sought-after honor of the event was Hercules Corp., Hicksville, N.Y. The distributor received the Fred Maytag Award, given to the distributor that best emulates the founder’s marketing philosophy and supports the Maytag brand with salesmanship, professionalism and integrity.

PWS Hosts ‘Record-Breaking’ Spring Sales, Unveils New Corporate HQ

SOUTH GATE, Calif. — Laundry equipment distributor PWS says that attendance records were broken during the company’s recent series of “Spring Sales” events in Redwood City, San Diego and South Gate. More than 750 people attended the sales in late March and early April.

Besides the excitement surrounding specials on Speed Queen equipment and parts from many manufacturers, attendees were enthusiastic about the grand opening of PWS’ new corporate headquarters here south of Los Angeles, the company reports.

Laundrylux Vet Herman Retires from Full-Time Service

INWOOD, N.Y. — Laundry industry veteran Howard Herman has retired from full-time employment with Laundrylux and its predecessor Wascomat (Bermil Industries) after 43 years of service, Laundrylux reports.

“Howard has been a stalwart of our industry for more than four decades, with friends at virtually every manufacturer and distributor across North America,” says Neal Milch, Laundrylux CEO. “His knowledge, dedication, hard work and especially people skills helped make the Wascomat brand what it is today.

California’s Minimum Wage to Reach $15 Per Hour by 2022

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — California Gov. Jerry Brown recently joined legislators and labor leaders to announce a landmark agreement that makes California the first state in the nation to commit to raising the minimum wage to $15 per hour statewide.

“California is proving once again that it can get things done and help people get ahead,” says Brown. “This plan raises the minimum wage in a careful and responsible way and provides some flexibility if economic and budgetary conditions change.”

Laundry Industry Calendar Continues to Fill Up

CHICAGO — Self-service laundry operators continue to have a springtime calendar full of opportunities to attend distributor open houses, service schools and other special events.

Here is a brief rundown of events from the American Coin-Op calendar through May 25.

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

APRIL

April 2 — Automated Laundry Systems Spring Open House, Burbank, Calif.; 818-846-7242, www.automated-laundry.com.

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