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  • Laundry Workers Receive $582,000 Settling Sexual Harassment Case

    Laundry Workers Receive $582,000 Settling Sexual Harassment Case

    NEW YORK – Suffolk Laundry Services, Inc. will pay $582,000 to eight former employees to settle a sexual harassment lawsuit brought by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC). The Southampton, N.Y.-based commercial laundry service also agreed to a four-year consent decree barring discrimination, instituting new procedures, and mandating training on sexual harassment to ensure

  • IHMRS—HX Wrap Up

    IHMRS—HX Wrap Up

    NEW YORK, NY — HX: The Hotel Experience—Rooms to Restaurants, formally the International Hotel, Motel and Restaurant Show (IHMRS) made a big splash as it debuted its new brand, mission and overall experience at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York, November 8-10, 2015. HX featured 469 exhibitors and 12,000+ registered attendees. “I

  • Maytag(R) Commercial Laundry Honors Robert Small

    Maytag(R) Commercial Laundry Honors Robert Small

    ST. JOSEPH, Mich. — Maytag(R) Commercial Laundry is pleased to recognize Robert Small, senior manager of global commercial customer relations, for 25 years of dedicated service. “Team members like Robert give our service department its well-deserved reputation. He works tirelessly to meet and exceed customer expectations, while helping to expand our business,” said Kevin Steinbraker,

  • Primus® Laundry Equipment Makes North American Debut

    Primus® Laundry Equipment Makes North American Debut

    RIPON, Wisconsin – Primus®, a globally-recognized provider of innovative commercial laundry equipment, announced today its products are now available to North American store owners. “Primus offers one of the most comprehensive product lines available, with cutting-edge technologies built into each and every machine,” said Mark Schram, North American sales manager for Primus. “We look forward

  • AmeriPride Acquires First Class Linen

    AmeriPride Acquires First Class Linen

    MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. – AmeriPride Services, a textile rental services and supply company in North America, announced the acquisition of First Class Linen in Mississippi. The production facility in Durant and its two service centers in Richland and Olive Branch will now operate as AmeriPride’s 30th U.S. branch. “We believe this is a great addition to

  • Continental Girbau Hosts 20th Anniversary Celebration

    Continental Girbau Hosts 20th Anniversary Celebration

    OSHKOSH, Wis.–Continental Girbau Inc. (Continental) recently held a two-day celebration marking its 20th year in business. Formed in 1995 as Girbau S.A.’s North American subsidiary, Continental has grown to become an industry-leading provider of on-premise, vended and industrial laundry solutions, according to Continental President, Mike Floyd. More than 150 business partners, staff, distributors, community officials

  • Braun To Expand Manufacturing Facility

    Braun To Expand Manufacturing Facility

    SYRACUSE, NY — It was recently announced that G.A. Braun Inc., and their subsidiary CNY Fabrication will be expanding their domestic production facility in Syracuse, NY. In a release to the industry, C.E.O JB Werner and President Joe Gudenburr released a statement that said: “Just six years ago we consolidated our domestic operations at our

  • Sodexo and UC Health Tap Lavatec Tunnel System

    Sodexo and UC Health Tap Lavatec Tunnel System

    BEACON FALLS, Conn. — “It was a workhorse – a really good piece of equipment – but after the 15-year mark, we decided to switch.” That’s Tom Daskalakis, vice president and chief operating officer, University of Cincinnati Health system (UC Health), speaking about a recently replaced 14-module tunnel washer from Lavatec Laundry Technology, Inc. UC

  • Maintaining Laundry Equipment

    Maintaining Laundry Equipment

      By Al Adcock, B&C Technologies   After a long working season, it’s tempting for hospitality laundries to turn off the main panel breaker and lock the laundry room door. However, end-of season is the perfect time for hospitality laundries – or any laundry – to conduct a thorough maintenance inspection. So grab a pen