News & Events

2013

Mike Floyd elected chairman of Oshkosh Center

Mike Floyd elected chairman of Oshkosh Center

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Oshkosh, Wis.— Mike Floyd, president of Continental Girbau Inc. (Continental), was recently named chairman of the Oshkosh Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors (Board). Elected by the Board, Floyd will serve a one-year term. He has been an active member of the Board for three years... Read More

AFG application opens soon; ExpressWash and ExpressDry laundry equipment may qualify

AFG application opens soon; ExpressWash and ExpressDry laundry equipment may qualify

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Oshkosh, Wis.-- The application period for the 2013 Assistance to Firefighter Grant (AFG) program is expected to open this fall (www.fema.gov). This means fire departments can soon apply for grant dollars to purchase equipment needed to heighten firefighter safety, including Continental Girbau Inc. (Continental) ExpressWash™ Washers and ExpressDry™ Gear Dryers... Read More

Continental Girbau 'green' commercial laundry products

Continental Girbau 'green' commercial laundry products

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Oshkosh, Wis.--Continental Girbau Inc. (Continental) provides commercial and industrial laundry products throughout North America. Engineered for the vended, on-premise and industrial laundry markets, Continental products are manufactured in an environmentally friendly manner, according to International Organization for Standardization (ISO) 14001 standards, and deliver superior energy-efficiency, quality and productivity... Read More

Express Laundry Center celebrates 15 years; Industry celebrates 15 years of '60-minute wash&dry'

Express Laundry Center™ celebrates 15 years; Industry celebrates 15 years of '60-minute wash & dry'

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Oshkosh, Wis.— Continental Girbau Inc. (Continental) Express Laundry Center™ brand recently celebrated its 15th birthday. A turnkey vended laundry solution, Express Laundry Center™ is a complete store concept and brand touting high-speed Continental ExpressWash™ Washers and ExpressDry Dryers; a 60-minute wash and dry; marketing services and products, including signage, brochures, websites, direct mail and ads; branded services such as Load & Leave™ and Fluff & Fold™; as well as operational and employee training manuals... Read More

New Continental and Girbau Industrial brand products debut at Clean 2013

New Continental and Girbau Industrial brand products debut at Clean 2013

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Oshkosh, WI—Continental Girbau Inc. (Continental) displayed its full line-up of vended, on-premise and industrial laundry products during “Clean 2013,” recently held in New Orleans. “We enjoyed great crowds and interest in products offered by Continental, Girbau Industrial and the Girbau Group,” said Joel Jorgensen, Continental vice president of sales. “We interfaced with business partners and new prospects from multiple market segments, and with laundries generating anywhere from 20 to 3,000 pounds of hourly production.”.. Read More

New Continental and Girbau Industrial brand products debut at Clean 2013

Continental showcases Express Laundry Center™ at Clean 2013

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Oshkosh, WI—Continental Girbau Inc. (Continental) displayed its full line-up of vended, on-premise and industrial laundry products during “Clean 2013,” recently held in New Orleans. “We enjoyed great crowds and interest in products offered by Continental, Girbau Industrial and the Girbau Group,” said Joel Jorgensen, Continental vice president of sales. “We interfaced closely with vended laundry investors and storeowners interested in the Continental Express Laundry Center™ concept and brand.”.. Read More

Continental reveals 2012 On-Premise Laundry Distributor of the Year and Girbau Industrial Distributor of the Year awards

Continental reveals 2012 On-Premise Laundry Distributor of the Year and Girbau Industrial Distributor of the Year awards

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Oshkosh, Wis.— Americare Systems, in Bloomfield, N.J., recently received Continental Girbau Inc.’s (Continental) 2012 On-premise Laundry Distributor of the Year award, an honor that distinguishes distributors for outstanding performance in the on-premise laundry market. Simultaneously, Coronet Equipment (Coronet), in Edmonton, Alberta, was named the Canadian Distributor of the Year and Girbau Industrial Laundry Distributor of the Year. Coronet is recognized for sales and distribution success in multiple markets, including vended, on-premise and industrial... Read More

Continental reveals 2012 Vended Laundry Distributor of the Year awards

Continental reveals 2012 Vended Laundry Distributor of the Year awards

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Oshkosh, Wis.— Fowler Equipment Co. (Fowler), in Bloomfield, N.J., recently received Continental Girbau Inc.’s (Continental) 2012 Vended Laundry Distributor of the Year award, an honor that distinguishes distributors for outstanding performance in the vended laundry market. Simultaneously, Coronet Equipment (Coronet), in Edmonton, Alberta, received the Canadian Distributor of the Year award for outstanding sales and distribution in both the vended and onpremise laundry markets... Read More

New Continental and Girbau Industrial brand products debut at Clean 2013

New Continental and Girbau Industrial brand products debut at Clean 2013

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Oshkosh, WI—Continental Girbau Inc. (Continental) displayed its full line-up of vended, on-premise and industrial laundry products during “Clean 2013,” recently held in New Orleans. “We enjoyed great crowds and interest in products offered by Continental, Girbau Industrial and the Girbau Group,” said Joel Jorgensen, Continental vice president of sales. “We interfaced with business partners and new prospects from multiple market segments, and with laundries generating anywhere from 20 to 3,000 pounds of hourly production.”.. Read More

Continental donates commercial washer to Day by Day Warming Shelter

Continental donates commercial washer to Day by Day Warming Shelter

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Oshkosh, Wis.-- Continental Girbau Inc. (Continental), a manufacturer of commercial and industrial laundry equipment, in Oshkosh, Wis., recently donated a 20-pound capacity E-Series frontload washer to the Day by Day Warming Shelter (Day by Day). “The washer is a Godsend,” said Angie McCarthy, executive director. “Our old washer kept breaking and we put hundreds into repairs. I wanted a commercial washer to handle the 100 plus loads of laundry we do each week.”.. Read More

CG West holds first vended laundry profit symposium

CG West holds first vended laundry profit symposium

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Santa Fe Springs, Calif.—Continental Girbau West (CG West) recently held its first annual Conference of Champions Profit Symposium – a two-day event with eight guest presenters and content focused on heightening vended laundry profits. More than 200 vended laundry storeowners, managers, investors and vendors attended the symposium, according to Tod Sorensen, Continental Girbau Inc. (Continental) sales manager – Western U.S. and Canada... Read More

Continental extends ContinentalCare vended washer warranty

Continental extends ContinentalCare™ vended washer warranty

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Oshkosh, Wis.—Continental Girbau Inc. recently enhanced its manufacturer’s warranty on all vended front-load washers, including ExpressWash, MG-Series, M-Series and L-Series Washer-Extractors. ContinentalCare™ now includes a 10-year key component warranty, 4-year bearing labor warranty, and 3-year limited parts warranty on all other parts, according to Joel Jorgensen, Continental vice president... Read More

Highly programmable ExpressWash Washers critical for protective fabrics

Highly programmable ExpressWash™ Washers critical for protective fabrics

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Oshkosh, Wis.--Continental ExpressWash™ Washers properly clean firefighter protective gear according to National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) and gear manufacturer guidelines. Because ExpressWash Washers are highly programmable, they not only properly clean todayʼs protective fabrics, they will properly clean future fabrics yet to be introduced... Read More