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CSC ServiceWorks Forges Partnership with Pride Laundry Systems

PLAINVIEW, N.Y. — North Hills, Calif.-based Pride Laundry Systems has merged with CSC ServiceWorks, provider of multi-family housing and commercial laundry equipment, the company reports.

Mark Goodman, president and owner of Pride Laundry Systems, will join CSC ServiceWorks as part of the deal.

He will undertake a senior management role to further build out CSC ServiceWorks’ on-premise laundry division on a national basis, according to CEO Robert M. Doyle.

PWS Co-Presidents Conclude Buyout of Company’s Stock Holdings

LOS ANGELES — Brad Steinberg and Brad Pollack, co-presidents of commercial laundry equipment and parts distributorship PWS Inc., have concluded the buyout of the corporate stock holdings of Eric Steinberg and Mort Pollack, respectively, becoming the sole shareholders/owners of PWS, the company reports.

The transaction was finalized on March 1. Brad Steinberg and Brad Pollack, who have led the company in the last decade, intend to “focus on customer support functionality with the goal of improved profitability for Laundromat owners throughout California and Nevada.”

Huebsch Names Gulf States Laundry Machinery 2014 Distributor of Year

RIPON, Wis. — Vended laundry equipment manufacturer Huebsch has named Gulf States Laundry Machinery Co. its 2014 Distributor of the Year.

Pravin Parmar, co-owner of Gulf States, along with principals Harish Parmar, Ben Prema and Sales Manager Jack Hunt, accepted the award for “outstanding sales achievement, customer service and professionalism” on behalf of the company during the Clean Show in Atlanta.

WASH Laundry Receives ‘Visionary Award’ at Microsoft Conference

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. — WASH Multifamily Laundry Systems was selected as a Visionary Award winner in the Business Insights category at Microsoft Corporation’s Convergence 2015 Conference in March, the company reports.

The multi-family laundry service provider says it was recognized for its “innovative application” of Microsoft technology to maximize productivity and customer service, as it expands globally into new markets. The honor was presented during an awards luncheon at the Atlanta conference.

Continental Girbau Adds Equipment Marketers to Distributors Roster

OSHKOSH, Wis. — Vended laundry equipment manufacturer Continental Girbau reports it has added Cherry Hill, N.J.-based Equipment Marketers to its lineup of distributors.

Equipment Marketers will represent the company’s ExpressWash®, ExpressDry®, L-Series Washer, G-Flex Washer, Econ-O-Wash, Econ-O-Dry and LG Platinum washer/dryer lines, as well as its brand of vended laundry stores, Express Laundry Center®.

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.

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