August 7, 2019

Partnership Strengthens WASH’s Presence in Multifamily, College and On-Premise Laundry Sectors in Northeast Region.

El Segundo, Calif. – WASH Multifamily Laundry Systems, North America’s leading laundry service company, announced that it has partnered with Hercules Corp, a third-generation laundry provider based in Hicksville, New York.  As a result, WASH will reinforce its market presence throughout the northeast United States in the multifamily and college sectors, while expanding into on-premise commercial laundry services tailored to hotels, assisted living and gyms.

“We are delighted that Hercules Corp has joined forces with WASH, as we share a focus on quality, integrity and customer service,” comments Jim Gimeson, CEO of WASH.  “Through this partnership, we are now the nation’s leading laundry facility management provider with more than 130 years of collective experience in the laundry industry.”

Since it was founded in 1959, Hercules has grown into one of the largest family-owned laundry room providers in the country with more than 150 employees.  The company provides end-to-end laundry room design, installation, management and service for multi-housing, colleges/universities, hospitals and on-premise markets in New York, New Jersey, Connecticut and Pennsylvania.  The company operates from its 40,000 square-foot headquarters with a focus on customer service bolstered by leading-edge technology.

“We are confident that this partnership will be in our customers’ best interests – both in service and in technology capabilities,” comments Andrew May, President of Hercules Corp.  “As we continue to deliver exceptional service to our customers, we believe that the experience and expertise possessed by both of our teams will result in a wider array of services to our customers.”

About WASH

WASH introduces ease and convenience into the laundry experience with their tech-forward solutions, expert management and top-of-the-line equipment. A multinational company operating in 24 U.S. states and all the Canadian provinces, WASH provides a variety of innovative laundry solutions for multifamily, campus and on-premise laundry operations. It is estimated that 7 million people do their laundry in a WASH facility. WASH is a privately held company founded in 1947 and based in El Segundo, Calif. You can learn more about how WASH is transforming laundry at, emailing or calling 800-421-6897, ext. 1600.

About Hercules

For more than half a century, Hercules Corp has been a leading provider of end-to-end laundry room solutions in New York, New Jersey, Connecticut and Pennsylvania.  Offering a 24/7 service guarantee, Hercules’ commitment to superior customer service is recognized throughout the industry and appreciated by the more than a million residents who use its laundry rooms.  The company is a recipient of multiple industry awards, including the prestigious “Maytag Red Carpet Service Excellence Award” and the “Maytag Multi-Housing Excellence Award” which recognizes outstanding service to the multi-housing market, including condominiums, co-ops, apartment buildings and colleges/universities.