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Continental unveils 80-pound cap. soft-mount E-Series Washer

November 2017 | Download Article
Continental unveils 80-pound cap. soft-mount E-Series Washer

Oshkosh, Wis.— Continental Girbau Inc. (Continental) recently introduced the 80-pound capacity E-Series® Washer-Extractor to its line of soft-mount, high-performance washers engineered to catapult laundry productivity while curbing dry time, labor hours and utility consumption. The E-Series line now touts 20-, 30-, 40-, 60-, 80-, 90-, 130- and 255-pound capacity models, all of which bring highly programmable controls, superior efficiency, up to 400 G-force extract and unrivaled production per linear foot. Read More

Continental unveils freestanding 80-pound cap. ExpressWash® Washer

November 2017 | Download Article
Continental unveils freestanding 80-pound cap. ExpressWash® Washer

Oshkosh, Wis.— Continental Girbau Inc. (Continental) recently added the 80-pound capacity ExpressWash® Washer to its comprehensive line of freestanding, high-performance washers. “With the introduction of the 80-pound capacity ExpressWash Washer, we are building on Continental’s committment to innovate and bring high-performance commercial and industrial technology into the vended market,” said Joel Jorgensen, vice president of sales. The ExpressWash line now touts 20-, 30-, 40-, 60-, 80- and 90-pound capacity models – all equipped with the advanced ProfitPlus® Control. Read More

Hurricane Irma Relief

September 2017 | Download Article

Oshkosh, Wis.— Continental Girbau Inc. (Continental) and its Florida distributors, Laundry Pro of Florida, in Lakeland, Fla., and The Laundry Shop, in Pembroke Pines, Fla., have initiated disaster assistance for Hurricane Irma business victims. This includes special commercial laundry equipment financing and rental programs, as well as quick equipment and parts replacement.Read More

Hurricane Harvey Relief

September 2017 | Download Article

Oshkosh, Wis.— Continental Girbau Inc. (Continental) and its Houston distributor, Skyline Equipment Inc., have initiated disaster assistance for Hurricane Harvey business victims. The disaster relief initiative includes special commercial laundry equipment financing and rental programs, as well as quick equipment and parts replacement, according to Continental President Mike Floyd. Visit www.cgilaundry.com/disaster-relief.html for more Hurricane Harvey relief details and tips.Read More

Continental team hammers homes for Habitat for Humanity

July 2017 | Download Article | View Article
Continental Girbau and Habitat for Humanity

Oshkosh, Wis.— Continental Girbau Inc. (Continental) employees recently contributed to a Habitat for Humanity (Habitat) project near the company’s headquarters, in Oshkosh, Wis. Two Continental teams donned hard hats and tool belts in an effort to build an ADA compliant twindominum to accommodate two special needs families, according to Christine Skupus, director of finance administration. “Continental’s Executive Committee has donated financially to Habitat for Humanity for several years, but we wanted to take those contributions a step further,” she said. “As a work family we feel very blessed and wanted to help others who aren’t as fortunate.”..Read More

Lavatec earns Continental's Business Partner of the Year award

July 2017 | Download Article | View Article
Lavatec Business Partner of the Year

Oshkosh, Wis.—Continental Girbau Inc. (Continental) recently honored Lavatec Laundry Technology Inc. (Lavatec) with its 2016 Business Partner of the Year award. The honor recognizes Lavatec’s superior business results while working in partnership with Continental and its customers. Lavatec President Mark Thrasher accepted the award during Continental’s kick-off presentation for Clean ’17, in Las Vegas...Read More

Novak joins Continental as customer care associate

July 2017 | Download Article | View Article
Eric Novak

Oshkosh, Wis.— Continental Girbau Inc. (Continental), in Oshkosh, Wis., recently welcomed Eric Novak, of Oshkosh, as customer care associate. In his new role, Novak interfaces with Continental’s customer care department to process and maintain in-house orders and shipping dates; handle warranty administration and claims processing; and assist customers and distributors with product shipping and delivery information...Read More

Continental names its 2016 Distributors of the Year

July 2017 | Download Article | View Article
Continental Girbau

Oshkosh, Wis.—Continental Girbau Inc. (Continental) recently recognized several distributors for outstanding sales and service. Darling’s Sales & Service Co., in Blaine, Minn., earned the On-Premise Laundry Distributor of the Year; Fowler Equipment Co. (Fowler), in Bloomfield, N.J., received the Multi-Housing Laundry and Distributor of the Year awards; Girbau UK, in Hitchin, earned the International Distributor of the Year; Laundry Systems of Tennessee, in Sevierville, Tenn., received the Girbau Industrial Distributor of the Year; Skyline Equipment Inc. (Skyline), in Houston, received the Vended Laundry and Sports Laundry Systems® Distributor of the Year awards...Read More

Continental Girbau enjoys its best Clean Show yet

June 2017 | Download Article | View Article
Continental Clean Booths

Oshkosh, Wis.—Continental Girbau Inc. (Continental) recently revealed new products and technologies during Clean ’17, in Las Vegas. The company’s interactive vended and commercial/industrial laundry booths (3415 and 3412) brought together team members from across the globe and gleaned record sales and leads, according to President Mike Floyd...Read More

Girbau signs joint-venture agreement with Chinese company Shenguang

June 2017 | Download Article | View Article
Girbau signs joint-venture agreement with Chinese company Shenguang

Oshkosh, Wis.— Continental Girbau Inc.’s parent company, Girbau, recently announced the signing of a joint-venture agreement with Chinese company Shenguang. The two laundry equipment manufacturing conpanies signed the agreement Thursday, May 18, in Shanghai...Read More

Continental 'Clean' booths 3215 and 3415 encompass industrial, on-premise, vended solutions

April 2017 | Download Article | View Article
Continental Clean Booths

Oshkosh, Wis.— Continental Girbau Inc.’s (Continental) presence at “Clean ’17” will showcase the company’s vast product breadth as the commercial laundry industry’s most diverse provider of on-premise, industrial and vended laundry equipment and solutions, according to President Mike Floyd. Continental booth 3215 is dedicated to on-premise and industrial laundry, while booth 3415 is vended-laundry focused...Read More

Continental Girbau commences two-phase expansion project

March 2017 | Download Article | View Article
Continental Girbau commences two-phase expansion project

Oshkosh, Wis.— Continental Girbau Inc. (Continental) recently broke ground on its third facility expansion since 2000, according to President Mike Floyd. The two-phase project comes as a result of catapulting sales, product offerings and staff. “Business is so strong that we need more space for our team members and product inventory,” said Floyd. “We are projecting aggressive expansion throught the next four years.”..Read More

Continental recognizes Joel Jorgensen for 20 years of service

March 2017 | Download Article | View Article
Joel Jorgensen, 20 years of service

Oshkosh, Wis.— Continental Girbau Inc. (Continental), in Oshkosh, Wis., recently recognized Joel Jorgensen for 20 years of service. Jorgensen, vice president of sales, joined Continental in 1997 as regional sales manager and later served as director of sales and marketing before taking on his current role in 2006...Read More

Continental unleashes new 200-pound Pro-Series II Dryer for on-premise laundries

March 2017 | Download Article | View Article
Continental unleashes new 200-pound Pro-Series II Dryer for on-premise laundries

Oshkosh, Wis.— Continental recently added a 200-pound capacity dryer to its Pro-Series II dryer line. The new 200-pound capacity dryer is the largest of the Pro-Series II line, which also includes models in 20- to 175-pound capacity sizes. The new dryer is equipped with quality components, easy-to-use programmable controls and a multitude of features that dramatically increase laundry production and energy-efficiency...Read More

Mc Allister joins Continental as director of services and product management

Feb. 2017 | Download Article | View Article
Dave Mc Allister Joins Continental

Oshkosh, Wis.— Continental Girbau Inc. (Continental), in Oshkosh, Wis., recently welcomed Dave “Mac” Mc Allister, of Berlin, Wis., as director of services and product development. Mc Allister, who fills a newly created position at Continental, oversees customer and technical service areas for all Continental subsidiaries. He is also a member of Continental’s seven-person Executive Committee...Read More

Continental unveils 33-pound capacity G-Flex® Washer for on-premise laundries

Feb. 2017 | Download Article | View Article
G-Flex 33-pound washer

Oshkosh, Wis.—Continental Girbau Inc. (Continental) recently added a 33-pound capacity G-Flex® Washer to its most advanced line of hard-mount flexible-speed washers. The G-Flex line now includes 33-, 40-, 55- and 70-pound capacity models...Read More

Continental debuts 33-pound capacity G-Flex hard-mount washer

Feb. 2017 | Download Article | View Article
G-Flex 33-pound washer

Oshkosh, Wis.-- Continental Girbau Inc. (Continental) recently added the new 33-pound capacity G-Flex Washer to its most advanced line of hard-mount flexible-speed washers. The G-Flex line – featuring 33-, 40-, 55-, and 70-pound capacity models – boasts the ProfitPlus® Control, serial communication and six programmable extract speeds, including 100, 140 and 200 G-force. All G-Flex Washers are backed by a 10/4/3-year ContinentalCare warranty...Read More

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