News & Events

2014

Continental announces Express Laundry Center openings in U.S.

Continental announces Express Laundry Center openings in U.S.

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Oshkosh, Wis.—Continental Girbau Inc. (Continental) recently announced the opening of several new Express Laundry Centers™ across the United States. The Express Laundry Center brand, developed by Continental, is a turnkey vended laundry solution that teams freestanding high-speed equipment with branded services, marketing assistance and management support. Express Laundry Centers offer a 60-minute wash/dry/fold, quick customer turnover and low utilities... Read More

Continental hosts Max Sacks sales training

Continental hosts Max Sacks sales training

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Oshkosh, Wis.—Continental Girbau Inc. (Continental) recently hosted Max Sacks Intl. sales training at its headquarters in Oshkosh, Wis. The three-day workshop, “Track Selling System: The Complete Selling Process,” engaged Continental distributors and sales representatives... Read More

Continental publishes Vended Laundry Development Guide

Continental publishes Vended Laundry Development Guide

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Oshkosh, WI—Continental Girbau Inc. (Continental) recently published a Vended Laundry Development Guide for vended laundry investors and shopping center owners. It is available free by contacting Continental at 800-256-1073... Read More

Continental ExpressDry Special Ops Gear Dryer with removable boot tree

Continental ExpressDry™ Special Ops Gear Dryer with removable boot tree

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Oshkosh, Wis.—Continental Girbau Inc.’s ExpressDry Special Ops Gear Dryer is equipped with 12 utility drying ports and four invertible stickmen drying stations to quickly and safely dry protective gear and apparatuses used for firefighting and special operations, such as swift water, ice and dive rescues. Constructed for ease of assembly and mobility, the ExpressDry Special Ops Gear Dryer also offers an optional boot tree capable of drying up to four pairs of soaked boots per “tree station” in just 60 minutes... Read More

Continental releases new high-speed G-Flex Washer-Extractors for on-premise laundries

Continental releases new high-speed G-Flex Washer-Extractors for on-premise laundries

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Oshkosh, Wis.— Following 60 years of hard-mount washer development and innovation, Continental Girbau Inc. (Continental) recently released its most advanced hard-mount washer line yet. The new G-Flex Washer-Extractors generate extract speeds of up to 200 G-force, offer a highly programmable control, and deliver superior results using less water and energy. Available in 40- and 55-pound capacitites, G-Flex Washers also deliver the flexibility of six programmable extract speeds, including 100, 140 and 200 G-force... Read More

Continental releases new high-speed G-Flex Washer-Extractors for vended laundries

Continental releases new high-speed G-Flex Washer-Extractors for vended laundries

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Oshkosh, Wis.—Following 60 years of hard-mount washer development and innovation, Continental Girbau Inc. (Continental) recently released its most advanced hard-mount washer line yet. The new G-Flex Washer-Extractors generate extract speeds up to 200 G-force, offer the highly programmable ProfitPlus™ Control, and deliver superior results using less water and energy. Available in 40- and 55-pound capacitites, G-Flex Washers also deliver the flexibility of six programmable extract speeds, including 100, 140 and 200 G-force... Read More

Continental releases new G-Flex Washer Extractors for fire departments

Continental releases new G-Flex Washer-Extractors for fire departments

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Oshkosh, Wis.— Following 60 years of hard-mount washer development and innovation, Continental Girbau Inc. (Continental) recently released its most advanced hard-mount washer line yet. The new G-Flex Washer-Extractors offer superior energy-efficiency, a highly programmable control and deliver the flexibility of six programmable extract speeds, including 100, 140 and 200 G-force. Available in 40- and 55-pound capacitites, G-Flex Washers are perfectly suited for properly cleaning turnout gear according to NFPA guidelines... Read More

Continental debuts PC-80 Flatwork Ironers

Continental debuts PC-80 Flatwork Ironer

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Oshkosh, Wis.—Continental Girbau Inc. (Continental) recently introduced the PC-80 Flatwork Ironer to its comprehensive ironer offering. The PC-80 – available in 118-, 130- and 138-inch finishing widths – features a single 32-inch diameter roll, delivers up to 93 percent energyefficiency, produces ironing speeds up to 147 ft./min, and offers optional GHelp remote diagnostics. Models are available in natural gas, steam or thermal oil... Read More

Continental gear washers/dryers qualify for AFG grants

Continental gear washers/dryers qualify for AFG grants; application period opens soon.

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Oshkosh, Wis.--The application period for the 2014 Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG) program is expected to open soon (www.fema.gov). This means fire departments can soon apply for grants to purchase equipment needed to heighten firefighter safety, including Continental Girbau Inc. (Continental) ExpressWash™ Washers and ExpressDry™ Gear Dryers... Read More

Continental to host Factory Service Tech School

Continental to host Factory Service Tech School, Aug. 11-13

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Oshkosh, Wis.-- Continental Girbau Inc. (Continental) will hold a Factory Service Tech School, Monday, Aug. 11 through Wednesday, Aug. 13, at Continental’s headquarters in Oshkosh, Wis. The free training event – open to technicians of Continental on-premise and vended laundry equipment – will focus on diagnostics, trouble shooting and repair of Continental products, including E-Series Washer-Extractors and Express Heated-Roll Ironers... Read More

Continental to host Factory Service Tech School

Continental to host regional service school, Sept. 16-18

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Oshkosh, Wis.-- Continental Girbau Inc. (Continental) will host an Eastern Regional Service School, Tuesday, Sept. 16 through Thursday, Sept. 18, at Giovanna’s Italian Kitchen, in East Point, Ga. The Continental factory training event, which is free to participants, will be separated into different sessions focused on helping participants avoid common troubleshooting, programming and installation errors, as well as the maintenance and repair of Continental laundry equipment... Read More

Continental unleashes the ProfitPlus Income Acceleration Kit

Continental unleashes the ProfitPlus™ Income Acceleration Kit

Improves profitableility and control functions of older model washers

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Oshkosh, Wis.—Continental Girbau Inc. (Continental) just released the ProfitPlus™ Income Acceleration Kit for older model Continental ExpressWash (EH), MG- and EM-Series vended washers. Installed in 10-15 minutes, the kit replaces a washer’s old control with the new ProfitPlus Control. The result is significantly enhanced washer programmability and efficiency, as well as elevated store profitability... Read More

Continental Girbau Inc. names 2013 Distributors of the Year

Continental Girbau Inc. names 2013 Distributors of the Year

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Oshkosh, Wis.--During Continental Girbau Inc.’s (Continental) recent Profit Symposium, several distributors received awards for outstanding laundry equipment distribution and customer support. Wholesale Commercial Laundry Equipment S.E., LLC (Wholesale), in Southside, Ala., received the U.S.A. Distributor of the Year Award, while Coronet Equipment LTD (Coronet), in Edmonton, Alberta, earned the Canadian Distributor of the Year. Both distributorships were recognized for superior results in on-premise and vended laundry sales and service. Additionally, Darling Sales & Service, in Blaine, Minn., received the On-premise Laundry Distributor of the Year Award for continued excellence in on-premise laundry sales, service and support... Read More

Continental Girbau Inc. names 2013 Distributors of the Year

Continental Girbau Inc. names 2013 Distributors of the Year

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Oshkosh, Wis.--During Continental Girbau Inc.’s (Continental) recent Profit Symposium, several distributors received awards for outstanding laundry equipment distribution and customer support. Wholesale Commercial Laundry Equipment S.E., LLC (Wholesale), in Southside, Ala., received the U.S.A. Distributor of the Year Award, while Coronet Equipment LTD (Coronet), in Edmonton, Alberta, received the Canadian Distributor of the Year. Both distributorships were recognized for superior results in vended and on-premise laundry sales and service. Additionally, Elite Business Investments Corp., in Van Nuys, Calif., earned the Vended Laundry Distributor of the Year Award for excellence in vended laundry sales... Read More

Continental unleashes most powerful coin control yet - ProfitPlus

Continental unleashes most powerful coin control yet – ProfitPlus™

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Oshkosh, Wis.— Continental Girbau Inc. (Continental) just unleashed the new ProfitPlus™ vended control —now standard on all ExpressWash™, MG- and M-Series Washer-Extractors. The new control is greatly enhanced over Continental’s previous vended control, which was among the industry’s most flexible, according to Continental Vice President Joel Jorgensen. The ProfitPlus Control is also available as an upgrade kit for older model ExpressWash, MG- and M-Series Washers... 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