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What is the Current State of the Coin Laundry Business?

A common refrain in the coin operated laundry business is that it is “recession proof” – a perception that has long attracted entrepreneurs and investors. There will always be a need for clean clothes and linens which is why most laundromat owners agree that the business is fairly impervious to outside world and economic events. […]

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Western State Design Plays an Integral Role in Award-Winning Prison Project

Western State Design (WSD) was chosen to be part of an accomplished team of designers and subcontractors assembled and managed by the Balfour Beatty Construction Company to build and replace the aged San Diego Women’s Detention Facility in Santee, California. WSD was awarded the contract to equip the new prison’s laundry facility based on its […]

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Western State Design Coin-Op Specialist, Michael Ambrose, Appointed to the Southern California Coin Laundry Association’s Board

Ambrose, a two-year veteran of WSD, with substantial experience in the commercial laundry industry, was appointed to the Southern California Coin Laundry Association (SoCALCLA) Board, at its September 2016 monthly meeting, in recognition of his considerable knowledge, enthusiasm and dedication to advancing the interests of coin-op laundry owners. The Southern California Coin Laundry Association (SoCALCLA) […]

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Commercial Laundry Parts: Enhanced Online Ordering

Availability, quality of parts, ease of ordering and fast delivery are the key features of WSD’s updated commercial laundry parts online store Commercial laundry equipment distributor Western State Design (WSD) announced recent enhancements to its Parts Store and online ordering system. The updated system, designed for coin-op and commercial laundry customers, features fast and easy […]

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Coin-Op Laundry 30-year Veteran, Javier Hernandez, says it’s all About Being able to Meet Customers’ Needs during an Interview with Scott Harrington of Western State Design

In their 31st year of working together, Javier Hernandez, owner of multiple coin-op laundries in the southwest, and Michael Cutter his longtime advisor, sat down with Scott Harrington, Area Sales Manager at Western State Design (WSD) to discuss their longevity and success in the industry. Having owned and operated over 40 stores during his long […]

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Dexter High Capacity Coin-op Washers

On the Eve of its 15th-year Anniversary, Coin-Op’s Business Expands with High-Capacity Dexter Laundry Machines Provided by Western State Design

Over the years, Jock Jouvenat, veteran operator of Value Clean Laundromat in Roseburg, OR, working with Jim Wright of Western State Design (WSD), has increased the revenue of the coin-op through acquisition of Dexter high capacity laundry machines. Jouvenat acquired the property where Value Clean is located in 1998.  The building originally contained 5 commercial […]

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Western State Design Will Hold 4 Dexter Service Schools in 2016

Western State Design to Hold 2 Dexter Service Schools Offering Comprehensive Coin-op Training in Fresno and Portland in June 2016

Western State Design (WSD) has announced two Dexter Service Schools to be held in Fresno, California and Portland, Oregon where owners and operators can learn the best practices for maintaining and optimizing their Dexter coin-operated laundry equipment.  These schools will also feature product displays and special event-day pricing on equipment. Each workshop will provide training […]

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Professor Hopes to Duplicate his A-1 Coin Laundry Success Through Continued Collaboration with Western State Design

Professor acquires and upgrades his second coin-op laundry working with Western State Design. In 2014, as a visiting professor at a local university in southern California, Hesham Abed started thinking about local business opportunities that would generate a second income. He hit upon the idea of a coin operated laundry, acquiring A-1 Coin Laundromat, in […]

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Sudz Coin Wash of Linda Vista Remodels with New Dexter Laundry Equipment

Western State Design facilitated the major upgrade to Sudz Coin Wash of Linda Vista with the installation of 51 new Dexter Laundry machines. When San Diego businessman Brian Clune purchased Sudz Coin Wash of Linda Vista two years ago he noticed the facility’s four existing Dexter Laundry machines looked brand new even though they were […]

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Dexter Coin Laundry Machines Installed At Renovated Rubalcaba Bros Coin Laundry

Rubalcaba Bros Coin Laundry Reopens With New Dexter Equipment

When Anaheim businessman and restaurateur Carlos Rubalcaba bought the Rubalcaba Bros Coin Laundry at 524 North East Street seven years ago, he was focused on running a successful laundromat business in his local community. By 2016, Rubalcaba realized that the equipment and facility were long overdue an update so he began planning a remodel. Rubalcaba’s […]

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