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CITY Laundering Acquires Lake Superior Laundry

Expands company’s offerings, creates full-service healthcare division

SUPERIOR, Wis., and PINE CITY, Minn. — CITY Laundering Co., an independently owned industrial laundry provider headquartered in Iowa, reports it has acquired Lake Superior Laundry, based here.

Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

This acquisition expands CITY’s offerings creating a new full-service healthcare division. CITY will continue to operate both healthcare plants in the region.

“We have been very careful on selecting the right partner to launch into the healthcare market and are excited to have found the right fit,” says Colin Wetlaufer, president of CITY. 

“Since the beginning, working with Betsy (Blaufuss, owner of Lake Superior Laundry) and her team has been great and helped to create fantastic synergy between our cultures.”

He adds that CITY is proud to welcome all of Lake Superior Laundry’s employees and customers into the family business.

“Throughout the entire process, CITY has been amazing to work with and very professional,” says Blaufuss. “I have full confidence in CITY Laundering to take great care of our employees and our customers.

“With CITY, there are a lot of new possibilities and great things to look forward to in the future. I am very excited about the future, and I am so happy we found CITY and were able to make this partnership happen.”

Family-owned and operated for 116 years, CITY continues to expand its regional footprint and invest in the latest technology to best serve its client base.

With the acquisition of Lake Superior Laundry facilities, CITY now has seven locations servicing Iowa, Minnesota, Eastern Nebraska and South Dakota, and Western Wisconsin.

“This partnership has been a crucial next step in investing in our services in the region,” says Wetlaufer.

“We have already begun to invest into the newly acquired facilities to expand and improve our ability to service customers in the region and are excited for what is to come.”


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