Located in Ripon, WI, Alliance Laundry Systems is the largest manufacturer of commercial laundry equipment in the United States. Serving the laundromat, healthcare, hotel and commercial laundry industries, Alliance manufactures large washers and dryers of all sizes. With manufacturing facilities in the US and Europe, Alliance operates under the brands Speed Queen, UniMac, Primus, Huebsch and IPSO.
With the rapid success of Uber, venture capital investments in Uber “like” start ups surged in 2014 and 2015. One industry that received investment was the dry cleaning & laundry industry, with app providers offering pick-up and delivery to a home or office, all coordinated thru an app. Alliance wanted outside perspective and analysis on whether the rise of the app providers was a threat or an opportunity.
Maven completed a thorough review of the laundry & dry cleaning app market and provided a fact-based point of view on the immediate future of the market.