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

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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 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

Mc Allister joins Continental as director of services and product management

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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

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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

Laundrywood serves as action-packed venue for new Verizon commercial

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Laundrywood venue for Verizon commercial

Oshkosh, Wis.— Verizon’s newest holiday commercial – part of a national advertising campaign – was recently shot on location at Laundrywood, a Continental Girbau-equipped vended laundry in Los Angeles. The laundry delivers as a fun and action-packed venue for the cellular company’s newest, catchy commercial...Read More

Oshkosh Express Laundry Center and Neenah Police Dept. combine forces for Stuffed Hugs program

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Oshkosh Express Laundry Stuffed Hugs

Oshkosh, Wis. – Neenah Police Dept.’s (Neenah P.D.) Stuffed Hugs program allows officers to give gently used, donated stuffed animals to area children, according to Stuart Zuehls, community liason officer. Recently, Neenah P.D. combined efforts with Oshkosh Express Laundry Center – a full-service vended laundry in Oshkosh, Wis. – to ensure the donated toys were properly cleaned and disinfected. The laundry recently cleaned hundreds of stuffed animals using an entire row of double-load, high-speed washers with ozone injection...Read More

Continental welcomes new team members in service, marketing and sales

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Continental new employees

Oshkosh, Wis.—Continental Girbau Inc. (Continental) recently welcomed Peter (PJ) Grasee, of Ripon, Wis., as inside sales and customer care associate; Sarah Griffin, of Fond du Lac, Wis., and Courtney Krepline, of Brillion, Wis., as graphic/web designers; Mike Lynch, of Oshkosh, Wis., as Girbau Industrial senior technical support specialist; and Alessander Marinho, of Oshkosh, Wis., and Jay VonOhlen, of Hendersonville, Tenn., as senior Girbau Industrial technicians...Read More

Continental offers AFG grant writing services to fund turnout gear washers/dryers

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AFG grant writing services

Oshkosh, Wis.--The Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG) program recently opened to receive applications for funding. Many fire departments nationally use AFG funds to purchase Continental Girbau Inc. (Continental) ExpressWash® Washers and ExpressDry® Gear Dryers. Continental offers grant writing services to fire departments to help them get the funding they need for this equipment. Contact Continental at 800-256-1073 for AFG grant writing assistance...Read More

Continental names its 2015 Distributors of the Year

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2015 distributors of the year

Oshkosh, Wis.—Continental Girbau Inc. (Continental) recently recognized several distributors for outstanding sales and service. Coronet Equipment LTD (Coronet), in Edmonton, Alberta, received the Canadian Distributor of the Year Award; Darling’s Sales & Service Co., in Blaine, Minn., earned the On-Premise Laundry Distributor of the Year Award; Fowler Equipment Co. (Fowler), in Bloomfield, N.J., received the Vended Laundry and Multi-Housing Laundry Distributor of the Year awards; Taylor Houseman, in Pittsburg, Calif., received the New Distributor of the Year award; and Wholesale Commercial Laundry Equipment S.E. LLC (Wholesale), in Southside, Ala., received the Girbau Industrial Distributor of the Year award...Read More

Continental Girbau names commercial laundry technology leader LG Electronics its Business Partner of the Year

July 2016 | Download Article | View Article
2015 Business Partner of the Year

Oshkosh, Wis.— Continental Girbau Inc. (Continental) recently recognized LG Electronics USA (LG) as its 2015 Business Partner of the Year...Read More

Continental names Fowler, Coronet and Taylor Houseman its 2015 Distributors of the Year

July 2016 | Download Article | View Article
2015 Distrubutors of the Year

Oshkosh, Wis.-- Fowler Equipment Co. (Fowler), in Bloomfield, N.J., recently received Continental Girbau Inc.’s (Continental) 2015 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; and Taylor Houseman, in Pittsburg, Calif., received the New Distributor of the Year award for excellence in all market segments...Read More

Continental names Fowler, Coronet and Taylor Houseman its 2015 Distributors of the Year

July 2016 | Download Article | View Article
2015 Distributors of the Year

Oshkosh, Wis.-- Fowler Equipment Co. (Fowler), in Bloomfield, N.J., recently received Continental Girbau Inc.’s (Continental) 2015 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; and Taylor Houseman, in Pittsburg, Calif., received the New Distributor of the Year award for excellence in all market segments...Read More

Continental names Coronet, Darling's and Taylor Houseman its 2015 Distributors of the Year

July 2016 | Download Article | View Article
2015 Distributors of the Year

Oshkosh, Wis.—Continental Girbau Inc. (Continental) recently recognized three distributors for outstanding on-premise laundry sales and service. Coronet Equipment LTD (Coronet), in Edmonton, Alberta, received the Canadian Distributor of the Year Award; Darling’s Sales & Service Co., in Blaine, Minn., earned Continental’s On-Premise Laundry Distributor of the Year Award; and Taylor Houseman, in Pittsburg, Calif., received the New Distributor of the Year award...Read More

Wholesale Commercial Laundry S.E. receives 2015 Girbau Industrial Distributor of the Year award

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2015 GI Distributor of the Year

Oshkosh, Wis.— During Continental Girbau Inc.’s (Continental) recent Conference of Champions Profit Symposium, Wholesale Commercial Laundry Equipment S.E. LLC (Wholesale), in Southside, Ala., received the 2015 Girbau Industrial Distributor of the Year award for superior industrial laundry sales and service...Read More

Continental's Conference of Champions a success

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Continental's Conference of Champions

Oshkosh, Wis.— Continental Girbau Inc.’s (Continental) recent Conference of Champions, in Oshkosh, Wis., brought distributors, vendors and business partners together for a four-day seminar focused on nurturing distributor success. Motivational speaker and stand-up comedian Mack Dryden kick-started the conference, which featured an array of presentations, product demonstrations and break-out sessions, along with ample time for group receptions, dinners and recreation, according to Continental President Mike Floyd...Read More

Continental's new 60-pound capacity E-Series® soft-mount washer-extractor now available

June 2016 | Download Article | View Article
60-pound E-Series washer-extractor

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

Continental's new 60-pound capacity ExpressWash® Washer now available

June 2016 | Download Article | View Article
60-pound ExpressWash washer-extractor

Oshkosh, Wis.—Continental Girbau Inc. (Continental) recently added the 60-pound capacity ExpressWash® Washer to its comprehensive line of freestanding, high-speed washers engineered to deliver a 60-minute wash/dry/fold. The ExpressWash line now features 20-, 30-, 40-, 60- and 90-pound capacity models – all equipped with the advanced ProfitPlus® Control...Read More

New 70-pound G-Flex Washer touts programmable Gs up to 200, high performance and value

Feb. 2016 | Download Article | View Article
70-pound G-Flex

Oshkosh, Wis.—Continental Girbau Inc. (Continental) recently added the new 70-pound capacity G-Flex Washer to its most advanced line of hard-mount flexible-speed washers. The GFlex line now includes 40-, 55-, and 70-pound capacity models. Superior programmability, including G-force, brings premium program and process flexibility to laundries at an affordable price point, according to Joel Jorgensen, Continental vice president of sales and customer services...Read More

New 70-pound G-Flex touts programmable Gs up to 200, high performance and value

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70-pound G-Flex

Oshkosh, Wis.-- Continental Girbau Inc. (Continental) recently added the new 70-pound capacity G-Flex Washer to its most advanced line of hard-mount flexible-speed washers. The GFlex line – featuring 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...Read More

OnePress Ironing Systems unveils new website

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OnePress Ironing Systems

Oshkosh, Wis.— Continental Girbau Inc. (Continental) recently unveiled a new website featuring OnePress Ironing Systems. The improved website is mobile friendly, simple to navigate, graphically appealing, content rich and search engine optimized, according to OnePress Marketing Communications Director Tari Martin...Read More

AFG application period closing soon! Continental gear washers/dryers often qualify

Jan. 2016 | Download Article | View Article
AFG application

Oshkosh, Wis.--The Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG) program open application period closes Friday, Jan. 15. “But, there’s still time to lapply for an AFG grant to cover the cost of ExpressWash® Washers and ExpressDry® Gear Dryers,” said Joel Jorgensen, Continental Girbau Inc. (Continental) vice president of sales and customer services...Read More

Upcoming Events

On-Premise Service Seminar

April 24-26, 2017
  • • X & Z Heated Roll Overview
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Clean Show

June 5-8, 2017
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Vended Washers & Dryers Seminar

June 19-21, 2017
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Advanced OPL Distributors Seminar

October 16-18, 2017
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