CITY Acquires Lake Superior Laundry and Enters Healthcare Market

Posted on: December 12th, 2022 by Valerie Wetlaufer | No Comments

SUPERIOR, WI., and PINE CITY, MN. – CITY Laundering Co. is proud to announce the recent acquisition of Lake Superior Laundry. This acquisition expands CITY’s offerings creating a new full-service healthcare division. CITY will continue to operate both healthcare plants in the region.

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


Currently celebrating 116 years in business, CITY is a 4th generation company that is known for investing in the latest technology to best serve its client base. According to Wetlaufer, CITY is proud to welcome all of Lake Superior Laundry’s employees and customers into the family business.


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


Family-owned and operated, CITY continues to expand its regional footprint; with the acquisition of Lake Superior Laundry facilities, CITY now has 7 locations servicing Iowa, Minnesota, Eastern Nebraska and South Dakota, and Western Wisconsin.


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


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