Leonard Laundry

Maytag® Awards Top Customers

ST. JOSEPH, Mich. —Maytag® Commercial Laundry recently hosted its 57th Annual Meeting in Bonita Springs, Florida. The event, which brought together more than 270 attendees from 23 countries, offered an educational three-day event filled with networking and training, and also gave an up-close look at new products and the brand’s strategic vision for 2016, and beyond. In addition, standout customer performances were recognized at the Annual Fred Maytag Dinner. The following customers in the on-premise, multi-housing and coin laundry markets were honored for excellence achieved in 2015.


  • Receiving the most prestigious and sought-after accolade of the evening, Hercules Corp., Hicksville, New York, was honored with the Fred Maytag Award. This award is given to the customer that best emulates the founder’s marketing philosophy and supports the Maytag® Commercial Laundry brand with salesmanship, professionalism and integrity.

  • Best Wash, Inc., Houston, Texas, was honored with the Maytag Vended Distributor Award. This recognition commends a customer for its dedication to the selling of the Maytag® Equipped Laundry store, as well as the robust lineup of Maytag® Commercial Laundry vended equipment.


  • Acknowledged for an effective and efficient service model to on-premises laundry (OPL) customers, Northwest Laundry Supply, Spokane, Washington, was presented with the OPL Excellence Award.


  • Washstation, London, England, this year’s Multi-Housing Excellence Award winner, was recognized for its exemplary service to the multi-housing market, including colleges and universities, condominiums and apartment buildings.


  • Intertrade Chile S.A., Santiago, Chile, was presented with the Maytag Marketing Excellence Award, which honors the development and implementation of marketing and sales programs, and overall support of Maytag® Commercial Laundry offerings.


  • Recognized for excellent service and dependability characterized by Maytag® Commercial Laundry, Harco, Mississauga, Ontario, was honored with the Maytag Red Carpet Service® Excellence Award.


  • PT MLC, Jakarta, Indonesia, was recognized as this year’s International Distributor of the Year Award winner. PT MLC is attributed as being a company that best epitomizes service and dependability, strong sales and support of Maytag® Commercial Laundry products outside of the U.S. and Canadian markets.


  • For surpassing its annual sales goal by the highest percentage, Excellence Appliance Technologies, Inc., Quezon City, Philippines, was named winner of the Top Quota Award.


“The accomplishments we’ve achieved thus far cannot be attained without the tremendous dedication of our customers,” said Trey Northrup, general manager of Maytag® Commercial Laundry. “On behalf of Maytag® Commercial Laundry, we are honored to recognize each of these deserving distributors and look forward to continued success in 2016.”


Image Caption (left to right):
Chad Lange, Steve Beckerman, Paul Finkelstein, Barry Heller, Alfred May, Andrew May, Adam May, Neal Melandovich, Andy Tegan, Bryan Rausch and Trey Northrup.