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Alliance Laundry Systems Purchases Former Manitowoc Crane Facility

The action will help increase production at Ripon, Wisconsin Plant


Alliance Laundry Systems has closed on its purchase of the former Manitowoc Crane Company plant in Manitowoc, Wis. The more than 330,000-square-foot Manitowoc location will be used to help grow production at the Ripon facility. Like many companies, Alliance has battled to fill openings amid a tight labor market and a particularly competitive Fox Valley area. In addition, the move will create up to 250 positions, helping boost the Manitowoc economy and re-open the now-shuttered plant.


“Today marks an exciting new chapter in our company’s 111-year history,” said Mike Schoeb, CEO of Alliance Laundry Systems. “By shifting some functions to the new facility, we will be able to grow high value production locally and increase the output of this factory with additional job creation in both communities. This truly is a win for Ripon, Manitowoc and Alliance Laundry Systems.”


ABOUT ALLIANCE LAUNDRY SYSTEMS: Alliance Laundry Systems makes the world cleaner as a premier provider of laundry solutions. Alliance Laundry Systems laundry solutions are available under five respected brands, sold and supported by a global network of select distributors. Their brands include Speed Queen®, UniMac®, Huebsch®, Primus® and IPSO®.


Source: Alliance Laundry Systems LLC