Ripon, Wis. - July 18, 2011 - Speed
Queen, a leading provider of coin laundry equipment, is pleased to
announce that William Bittner, the brand's North American sales
manager, has been elected to the join the Coin Laundry
Association's board of directors.
Bittner will begin serving his two-year term in January. The CLA
board of directors is the policy-making and decision-making body of
the organization. The board represents the entire membership in
guiding the activities and goals of the association. The board is
comprised exclusively of volunteers from within the industry who
donate their time and expertise to the benefit of the industry.
"I look forward to working with the CLA board of directors on
finding ways to continually improve the programs and initiatives
offered to members with the primary goal of strengthening our
industry as a whole," Bittner said.
Bittner has been actively involved with the CLA since April 2007.
However, Alliance Laundry Systems has had representation on the
board dating back to the 1960s, said Brian Wallace, president and
chief executive officer of the CLA.
"We're very happy that Bill will be joining our board and
continuing the representation Alliance Laundry Systems has had for
so many years," Wallace said. "We believe Bill will have great
insights into the needs of laundry distributors and store owners,
and we are excited about his future contributions."
More about Speed Queen:
Speed Queen, an Alliance Laundry Systems brand, provides coin
laundry owners with a variety of innovative and reliable commercial
washers, dryers and laundromat equipment. As an industry
leader, Speed Queen is dedicated to providing its market expertise
to help grow the self-serve laundry industry. Based in Ripon, Wis.,
Alliance Laundry Systems LLC is a leading global manufacturer of
commercial laundry products and provider of services for
laundromats, multi-housing laundries and on-premises laundries.
Alliance offers a full line of washers and dryers with load
capacities from 12 to 200 pounds. To learn more, visit
About the Coin Laundry Association:
The Coin Laundry Association is the trade organization for
the laundry industry. It is made up of a strong, vibrant network of
laundry owners, distributors and manufacturers. With affiliates
throughout the country, a headquarters staff of 11 and a wealth of
resources, anyone is sure to find the answers to their questions
via the association.
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