PWS is the nation's premier distributor, developer, and broker to the commercial laundry industry, with a proven track record of 40 years. We are a "one-stop shop" offering an extensive range of products and services under one roof to meet the needs of our customers:
In 1968, three highly successful coin laundry entrepreneurs established PWS – The Laundry Company (PWS Inc.):
In 1973, PWS acquired the northern California and Nevada Speed Queen distributor to form the largest distributorship in the nation.
Since then, PWS has become a dominant force in the commercial laundry industry and the only company of its kind to offer a complete set of end-to-end services, including:
PWS has a well-established business relationship with Alliance Laundry Systems LLC, the manufacturer of Speed Queen commercial laundry equipment. After 40 years, PWS continues to be one of the premier distributors of Speed Queen commercial equipment in the United States, and the only factory-authorized Speed Queen coin-laundry distributor in California and Nevada.
PWS, Inc. is a subsidiary of PWS Investments, Inc. and is incorporated in the State of California. PWS' corporate headquarters is located in Los Angeles, with satellite offices in San Francisco, San Diego.
Since the Company's incorporation, PWS has consistently acquired existing laundry chains with the sole purpose of selling each store separately to individual owner-operators. In recent years, the two most notable acquisitions were those of Lucy's LaundryMart and SpinCycle. In 2001, PWS acquired Lucy's LaundryMart, which included the purchase of 28 "mega-laundries" throughout the Southern California area. In October 2003, PWS become the managing member of Lucky Spin, a company that acquired SpinCycle, a national chain of 172 stores in 15 states and the District of Columbia. Both chains were acquired with the intention to sell each store to individual owner-operators.
PWS distributes Speed Queen® commercial laundry washers and dryers, ranging from single-load to 175lb capacity.
PWS is the most experienced coin laundry developer and broker in the industry. We've developed more than 3,000 new Laundromats and helped broker over 2,000 existing Laundromat transactions. Our licensed real estate professionals can assist you with buying or selling a new or existing Laundromat.
PWS has extensive knowledge when it comes to building the perfect new laundry, having developed over 3,000 stores since the Company's inception in 1968. PWS has an in-house construction and design team dedicated to handling all phases of the laundry build out process.
PWS is the largest distributor of commercial laundry replacement parts in the country. We have a dedicated call center to handle off all your parts needs. We have over $1.5mm in parts inventory and offer same day shipping on most items