Commercial / Industrial Laundry Applications

Since 1968, PWS has been the nation’s largest distributor of commercial laundry equipment.

The company distributes Speed Queen washers and dryers for use in: laundromats, apartment houses, individuals wanting commercial grade laundry equipment in their home, as well as other commercial / industrial applications.

Additional commercial / industrial applications include:

  • Fire Departments

    Speed Queen washers and dryers have been successfully operating in firehouses for over 100 years. With almost 50 years of experience, PWS has the expertise to understand the laundry needs of firehouses and can knowledgeably recommend appropriate products.

  • Nursing Homes / Convalescent Centers

    High quality washers and dryers are important to keeping nursing home operations running smoothly. Speed Queen washers and dryers have been successfully operating in nursing and convalescent homes for over 100 years. The machines are highly programmable, extremely energy efficient and the industry leader in durability.

  • Schools

    Whether you need durable equipment for student housing or to handle towels and sheets, Speed Queen washers and dryers have the #1 market share in schools and universities. The laundry equipment is commercial grade and extremely durable. Additionally, for student housing laundry rooms, the machines can be purchased as card operated, allowing students to use credit cards to start their washers and dryers.

  • Healthcare

    High quality healthcare washers and dryers are important to keep operations running smoothly. Speed Queen washers and dryers have been successfully operating within the healthcare community for over 100 years. The machines are highly programmable, extremely energy efficient and the industry leader in durability.

  • Hotels / Motels

    PWS specializes in selling large capacity Speed Queen washers and dryers to motels and small hotels to handle all linen and towel needs. Additionally, we sell coin and card operated equipment for guest room laundry facilities to motels and hotels of all sizes.

  • Dry Cleaners

    Almost all dry cleaners have at least one large capacity washer and 1 dryer on site. The standard set for dry cleaners is a 60 lb. washer extractor and a 75 lb. drying tumbler, but this mix differs from location to location. For those dry cleaners looking to reduce operating expenses, energy efficient Speed Queen washers and dryers are definitely the right product.

  • Military

    For almost 50 years, PWS have been selling and installing commercial washers and dryers to the military. Commercial Speed Queen washers and dryers are built to withstand the demands of military bases.

  • Nail Salons / Hair Salons / Tanning Salons / Spas

    Most salons and spas use smaller washer and dryers, but they need to be industrial grade quality. Do not be fooled by purchasing a machine from a big box retailer. Instead, get equipment that can really stand the test of time. Speed Queen washers and dryers are commercial grade and come with a three-year parts warranty.

  • Farming

    The laundry needs of large and small farms require commercial grade washers and dryers. PWS sells commercial quality Speed Queen washers and dryers that have been installed in farms for over 100 years. Many farms require their machinery to properly wash and dry small towels, as well as heavy towels and blankets. Speed Queen equipment can handle both types of loads and come with the industry’s best warranty.

  • Animal Hospitals / Vet Clinics

    The commercial grade quality of Speed Queen washers and dryers hold up in extreme environments. This includes being able to withstand the rigors of large amounts of soiled and hair ridden linens.

  • Restaurants

    Many restaurants find it more economical to handle their laundry in-house, as opposed to outsourcing their laundry or using a rental service. Speed Queen washers and dryers are durable and offer the lowest cost of total ownership, as compared to other manufacturers.

  • Hospitals

    Since 1968, hospitals have been a major customer of PWS. Hospitals require reliable and highly programmable equipment, something that separates Speed Queen washers and dryers from its competition.

  • Cruise Ships

    Due to the many cruise and naval ships that touch the California coast, PWS has provided Speed Queen equipment to the cruising industry since the company’s inception. Speed Queen offers electric options on all drying tumblers to accommodate the needs of most ships.

  • Campgrounds

    With most campgrounds being in remote locations, there is a real need for them to operate with highly durable washers and dryers. Speed Queen has been in the commercial laundry industry for over 100 years and offers the most reliable machines, with the industry's best warranty.

  • Gyms / Fitness Clubs

    To keep up with the demand of their clients, most gyms are continuously running their laundry equipment. Speed Queen offers washers and dryers that are both durable and efficient, significantly helping throughput. Speed Queen manufactures high g-force washer extractors that clean towels quicker and leave them drier. Combine that with their highly efficient drying tumblers, and a large load of towels can be washed and dried in under 45 minutes.

  • Jails

    Most jails need laundry equipment that is durable and efficient. Speed Queen manufactures machines that are both. They are the most reliable commercial washers and dryers on the market today and are backed with the industry’s best warranty.


PWS is truly a one-stop-shop for all of your commercial laundry needs. We sell laundry equipment, but we also provide service, parts and financing. Call us today for more information.