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ATLANTA, GA — Exhibit space sales are under way for Clean 2013. The trade show will take place June 20-22, 2013, in the New Orleans Morial Convention Center. Over 400 companies offering virtually every product and service used in the textile care industry are seen at the world’s largest trade show for laundry, drycleaning and textile services.
“There is a lot of positive buzz going around about Clean 2013 in New Orleans. We want to remind everyone that this is YOUR INDUSTRY SHOW and we recommend that YOU be there!” said John Riddle, president of Riddle & Associates, the show’s management company.
Attendees can compare products and services displayed by exhibiting companies from around the globe, get answers to questions directly from manufacturers, network with peers, and take advantage of the many hours of valuable classroom education sessions presented by the show sponsors.
Companies interested in exhibiting are encouraged to sign up early for prime locations on the show floor. Prospective attendees will begin seeing Clean 2013 information in November, and show registration will open at that time.
Officially titled the World Educational Congress for Laundering and Drycleaning, the show is sponsored jointly by five national industry associations: Association for Linen Management, Coin Laundry Association, Drycleaning & Laundry Institute, Textile Care Allied Trades Association, and Textile Rental Services Association of America.
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Lapauw Acquired By Private Investor
BELGIUM — Lapauw and its affiliate Lapauw France have been acquired by Mr. Philippe D’heygere for an undisclosed amount. The Belgian based manufacturer of industrial laundry equipment officially announced that it has recently sold its rights to Mr. Philippe D’heygere, a successful international entrepreneur with special interests in global expansion.
“I have worked with the Lapauw family for 46 years. Following my first meeting with the new owner, I feel very confident that this agreement will provide the experience and resources needed to expand into new markets and bolster support to our existing distributors and customers,” said Andre Henrard, Export Manager for the countries outside Europe. The current management will remain active and no personnel change is expected.
In a joint statement to their distributors, the Lapauw family announced “Mr. D’heygere has international expertise and will reinforce the position of the Lapauw Group as a successful worldwide leader of premier laundry equipment.”