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Speed Queen Names Commercial Equipment Company 2010 Distributor of the Year

7/21/2010

Ripon, Wis. - July 21, 2011 - Commercial Equipment Company was recently named the 2010 Speed Queen Commercial Distributor of the Year. The award is presented based on year-over-year sales growth and overall dedication and professionalism in the industry.

"Speed Queen customers deserve the best service from their distributors and they can rest assured they are receiving that from Commercial Equipment Company," said William Bittner, Speed Queen's North American sales manager. "CEC cares about their customers and supports them over the life of their investment. We couldn't be happier that they are a Speed Queen distributor."

This is the third time Commercial Equipment Company has received this award.

"We're proud to be a Speed Queen distributor and truly believe they deliver the best products on the market," said Taylor Smith, owner of Commercial Equipment Company. "I am very proud of our company and the employees. We pride ourselves in our service before, during and after the sale, and that is recognized by winning this award."

Headquartered in Addison, Texas, Commercial Equipment Company is family owned and operated. It has been a Speed Queen distributor for more than 44 years and provides services in northern Texas and northern Louisiana.

To learn more about Commercial Equipment Company, visit:www.washerdryer1.com.

A high-resolution photo is attached for publication use. From left to right:

Gary Slavonic, Speed Queen regional sales manager; Joe Thorn, Commercial Equipment Co. sales representative; Bill Bittner, Speed Queen national sales manager; Taylor Smith, Commercial Equipment Co. president; Andy Northup, Commercial Equipment Co. sales representative.

Media contact: Rachel McCormick 414.224.0210 or rmccormick@n-s.com

More about Speed Queen:

Speed Queen provides coin laundry owners with a variety of innovative and reliable commercial washers, dryers and laundromat equipment. As an industry leader, Speed Queen is dedicated to providing its market expertise to help grow the self-serve laundry industry. To accomplish this, the company offers Speed Queen Financial Services, which provides a continuum of stable, long-term capital solutions specifically for the laundry industry. The brand is an entity of Ripon, Wis.-based Alliance Laundry Systems LLC, a leading global manufacturer of commercial laundry products and provider of services for laundromats, multi-housing laundries and on-premises laundries. To learn more, visit .

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