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Miami company buys $8M Manatee County firm

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  • | 1:34 a.m. October 6, 2016
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Crown Linen, a South Florida commercial laundry and linen firm, has expanded to the Sarasota-Bradenton market with the acquisition of Laundry Plus.

Terms of the deal weren't disclosed. Manatee County-based Laundry Plus, founded in 1989, had $8.2 million in revenues in 2015 and has 103 employees.

Miami-based Crown Linen, says Managing Partner Pablo Lucchesi in a release, has more than doubled its facilities in the last year with the Laundry Plus purchase. It now has operations in Miami, Orlando, Fort Myers and Haines City, according to a release.

“Having facilities close to our customers is key, and we're thrilled to be able to offer superior products and services to a new set of clients in West Central Florida,” Lucchesi says.

Laundry Plus' service area includes Bradenton, Sarasota, St. Petersburg and Tampa. The company won a large contract to do work for Disney World in 2014.

Laundry Plus owner Rick Rone, in the statement, says the company is “excited about the futurea as a part of the Crown Linen team. We could not have found a better partner due to their position on ecology and providing the ultimate quality and service at the best value.”


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