Industries We Serve

Flexibility for Any Application

Commercial Laundry Sales & Service, Speed Queen and Continental Girbau have all partnered to bring clients the best possible laundry equipment for every application. To better serve clients, CLS&S carries highly programmable and energy-efficient washer-extractors, flatwork ironers and drying tumblers to meet the needs of special markets, including healthcare facilities, hotels/motels, correctional facilities, fire departments, athletic facilities and schools, salons and spas, veterinary clinics and hospitals, dairy farms, and party rental services.

To find the commercial laundry equipment and labor-and energy-saving features that matter most to you, please look through the information below that relates closest to your industry!


For those considering a new investment in the laundromat industry, we can help with locating your coin laundry, running demographic studies, handling lease negotiations, securing competitive financing, selecting and installing laundry equipment, developing laundry plans, marketing and management. We know what works and we want you to succeed. Most importantly, we will support your success after the sale, by providing service, management and marketing help to ensure your coin laundry operates efficiently.

We can also help you in reconditioning your coin laundry. This may not be an easy process, but the rewards can mean a bolstered bottom line. Reconditioned laundries are simply more attractive to customers because they are cleaner and brighter and offer time- and energy-saving laundromat equipment. Our team understands how to maximize your store’s profit opportunity by designing a laundry with the proper coin operated washer and dryer mix, services and layout. With your renovation comes new opportunity. Perhaps you hope to broaden your store’s scope with larger and more energy-efficient coin operated washers and dryers; or its services, with drop-off laundry and dry cleaning. The sky is the limit!

Healthcare Facilities

Production is key when equipping a laundry in a nursing home, clinic or hospital. Our soft-mount washers have extract speeds that top out at 400-G force, cutting dry time by as much as 40 percent. By choosing these washers, facilities also cut utility costs, gas consumption and labor. Automatic chemical injection ensures the right cleaning chemicals and softeners are used at the appropriate water temperatures and cycles and eliminates the need to manually add chemicals, cutting down on human error, overuse and the price of detergent. Our machines properly clean a wide variety of items thanks to an easy-to-us programming system with 79 program selections, including 20 pre-programmed options and 59 user-programmable options; creating a guaranteed clean from everything to sheets, blankets, towels, bed pads and personals.

If you outsource your laundry, you may want to reconsider! Because of the cost savings associated with using high extract washers, as well as using dryers with new Overdry Prevention Technology, we can help you create an on-premise laundry that saves your outsourcing dollars, while improving linen turnaround. Ask us to provide you with a cost analysis of out-sourcing vs. in-house and see how much you can save per pound of processing!

Hotels & Motels

Gone are the days of relying on large linen services. Serving the state of Kansas for the last decade, we can help you create a laundry tailored to your needs in the hospitality industry. Our equipment will cut utility and labor costs while improving laundry productivity. The high-extract speeds of our Continental washers are double that of most front-load washers, cutting dry time by as much as 40 percent. A shorter dry time reduces wear and tear on linens and sheets while simultaneously cutting labor and utility costs. The automatic chemical injection process eliminates the need to add chemicals manually—eliminating overuse and detergent waste. Drying tumblers and flatwork ironers are also available to perfectly finish tablecloths, napkins and linens. Our ironers allow for linens to be fed directly from the high extract washer to the ironer – without drying – again cutting labor and utility costs. See productivity soar!

Correctional Facilities

Correctional Facilities have a myriad of concerns when it comes to doing laundry, including inmate safety, inventory and fabric longevity and productivity. Our laundry equipment is gentle on inventory such as blankets and sheets; programmable to handle a variety of items, including inmates’ personals and rugged mop heads; and is equipped to handle hundreds of pounds of incoming laundry each day. Since inmates often operate the laundry equipment, our equipment is pre-programmable, easy to use and offers lock-out safety features.

Fire Departments/EMS

Contaminated protective gear exposes firefighters to potentially life-threatening chemicals, biological agents and particulate matter. Industry experts have agreed that our highly programmable washer-extractors are key to washing gear correctly and in accordance with the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA). Our washer-extractors come equipped with automatic chemical injection, dispersing the right type and amount of detergents and programmable extract speeds – both features make for a more effective decontamination process without wearing down protective fabrics. Finally, our laundry equipment is designed for easy installation in a truck bay, utility room or storage area. No bolts or special foundation needed!

Athletic Facilities & Schools

Our highly efficient washer-extractors are perfect for tackling any cleaning job, and in the process, they cut utility and labor expenses and dramatically improve laundry productivity. We understand that most athletic operations are concerned with improving laundry production and properly washing a variety of items thoroughly and consistently. Our washers, for example, are highly programmable to clean anything – uniforms, towels and more – due to an easy-to-use programming system with 79 program selections, including 20 pre-programmed options and 59 user-programmable options; creating a guaranteed clean! In other words, game-day uniforms are sharp, clean and consistent in color. Our washers, with high programmability, automatic chemical injection and high-speed extract, are critical to a consistent wash every time.

Salons & Spas

By replacing your old top-load washers with our Energy Star-rated washer-extractors, spas and beauty salons consume less water and gas, complete laundry in less time and cut labor expense. Our unmatched high-speed extract washers save 20 gallons per load in comparison to most toploads, and cut dry time by nearly 40 percent. In turn you increase your laundry production and decrease utility costs. The freestanding design means our washers can be installed in unconventional locations such as a closet or supply room without concrete foundations and bolts.

Veterinary Clinics/Hospitals

In any medical profession, an efficient laundry system is a must for a clean and sanitary operation—and veterinary clinics are no exception. By replacing your old top-load washers with our Energy Star-rated washer-extractors, our equipment provides the perfect blend of efficiency and quality to ensure veterinarians and their assistants can focus on helping animals instead of being tied down by the laundry process. Similar to a human hospital, veterinary clinics must work hard to ensure disease doesn’t spread from patient to patient. That’s one reason maintaining an efficient and effective laundry process is so important to being sure that even the most resilient viruses are not spread.


Most dairies utilize on-premise commercial washer and dryers for cleaning towels used to prepare cow udders for milking. The dairy environment calls for laundry equipment built for the rigors of constant use and machines that are tough enough to remove even the coarse particulates present in the dairy laundry. Features including high-speed extraction, automatic chemical injection and a soft-mount design ensure that equipment can be installed easily in most spaces without concrete foundations and bolts; that towels come out of the washer nearly dry and ready for use; and that bacteria and contaminates are properly removed from each load every time. By properly cleaning dairy towels in a commercial washer-extractor, dairies might lower Somatic Cell Counts in milk, leading to healthier cows and larger premiums from milk processors. Fewer cases of mastitis can equate to huge savings in vet bills and antibiotics. Similarly, kick-backs from milk processors for low SCC can mean big money.

Party Rental

Our laundry equipment is packed with features designed to improve productivity, simplify the wash process and turnout a consistent, quality result with each wash. Our washers are equipped with automatic chemical injection, high-speed extract and optimum programmability. Party rental laundries need quality equipment in order to turnout a five-star finish on tablecloths, napkins and linens. Our flatwork ironers allow linens to be fed directly from the washer to the ironer, which eliminates dryer conditioning altogether. In doing so, items can be finished in considerably less time using less labor and utilities. When items require drying, our drying tumblers offer programmable controls, ease of use and built-in safety features.