RIPON, Wis. — Commercial laundry equipment brand Speed Queen has named Emmanuel and Tyesha Offiong, owners of A&Q Laundry Room in South River, N.J., the winners of its 2nd annual “My Success Story” essay contest and a $100,000 grand prize.
OSHKOSH, Wis. — Continental Girbau Inc. recently partnered with two new vended laundry distributors—The Laundry Shop in Pembroke Pines, Fla., and Atlantic Laundry Equipment in St. John’s, Newfoundland.
Both companies will represent the ExpressWash®, ExpressDry®, L-Series Washer, G-Flex Washer, Econ-O-Wash, Econ-O-Dry, and LG Platinum Washer/Dryer lines, as well as the Express Laundry Center® brand, Continental reports in a press release.
CHICAGO — Fall’s arrival traditionally means a calendar full of opportunities for store owners and investors to attend distributor special events and open houses.
Here is a brief rundown of events through Nov. 13 reported to American Coin-Op. Call or visit the website listed for registration information. In many cases, space is limited.
Oct. 2-3 — Laundry and Cleaners Equipment Co. Open House, Phoenix, Ariz.; 800-258-9664, www.laundryandcleaners.com.
ATLANTA — Riddle & Associates, the show management company for the Clean Show, has secured new, earlier dates for Clean 2017. The show is now scheduled for Monday through Thursday, June 5-8, 2017, at the Las Vegas Convention Center.
WEST CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa. — A new safety standard for labeling and packaging individually wrapped liquid-detergent laundry packets is aimed at reducing risks of ingestion, particularly by children, ASTM International says.
“This is a great example of how industry, consumer groups, government and others come together, reach consensus, and work to create a stronger culture of safety and health,” says James A. Thomas, president of ASTM.
PITTSBURG, Calif. — Distributor Taylor Houseman Inc. will host a self-titled Profit Symposium, focused on heightening vended laundry profits and revenue, with the Nov. 4-5 event set to feature presentations by many laundry experts, organizers say.
FT. LAUDERDALE, Fla. — Laundry Owners Warehouse reports that it has been appointed a distributor for Dexter Laundry vended products in the four eastern Florida coastal counties of Broward, Palm Beach, Martin and St. Lucie.
INWOOD, N.Y. — Davis Commercial Laundry Solutions is now an authorized Electrolux and Wascomat laundry equipment distributor for Georgia and Alabama, Laundrylux reports.
Based in Marietta, Ga., Davis Commercial Laundry Solutions is owned by longtime industry veteran Richard Davis.
RIPON, Wis. — Commercial laundry equipment brand Huebsch® has named Curtis Berger the latest recipient of its Store Owner of the Quarter award for the growth and success he has achieved with his six—soon to be seven—Earlybird Laundry stores located in northern New Jersey.
CHICAGO — The arrival of fall means a calendar full of opportunities to attend distributor special events and open houses.
Here is a brief rundown of events through Nov. 9 reported to American Coin-Op. Call or visit the website listed for registration information. In many cases, space is limited.
Sept. 12 — Coin-O-Matic Service School, Alsip, Ill.; 708-371-9595, www.coinomatic.com.