CITY Acquires Lake Superior Laundry and Enters Healthcare Market

Colin Wetlaufer
September 1, 2022

SUPERIOR, WI., and PINE CITY, MN. –– CITY Laundering Co. is thrilled to announce the acquisitionof Lake Superior Laundry, marking a significant expansion of CITY’s offeringsand the establishment of a new full-service healthcare division. Bothhealthcare plants in the region will continue to operate under CITY'sleadership.

“We have been very careful in selecting the right partner tolaunch into the healthcare market and are excited to have found the right fit.Since the beginning, working with Betsy [Blaufuss, Owner of Lake SuperiorLaundry] and her team has been great and helped to create fantastic synergybetween our cultures,” Colin Wetlaufer, President of CITY, said.

Celebrating over 100 years in business, CITY stands as a 4thgeneration company known for its commitment to investing in the latesttechnology to best serve its client base. According to Colin, CITY is proud towelcome all of Lake Superior Laundry’s employees and customers into the familybusiness.

“Throughout the entire process, CITY has been amazing towork with and very professional. I have full confidence in CITY Laundering totake great care of our employees and our customers. With CITY, there are a lotof new possibilities and great things to look forward to in the future. I amvery excited about the future, and I am so happy we found CITY and were able tomake this partnership happen,” Blaufuss said.

As a family-owned and operated business, CITY continues toexpand its regional footprint with the acquisition of Lake Superior Laundryfacilities. CITY now boasts 7 locations servicing Iowa, Minnesota, EasternNebraska and South Dakota, and Western Wisconsin.

“This partnership has been a crucial next step in investingin our services in the region. We have already begun to invest in the newlyacquired facilities to expand and improve our ability to service customers inthe region and are excited for what is to come,” Colin said.

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