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Hercules Corp Merges With Birchwood Coin-Op Laundries, Inc.

Hercules Merges With Birchwood Coin-Op Laundries, Inc.

August 21, 2020—Hercules Corp. today announced their merger with Birchwood Coin-Op Laundries, Inc., headquartered in Whitestone, NY. The combined companies will go forward together under the name Hercules Corp., headquartered in Hicksville, N.Y. Birchwood Coin-Op Laundries, Inc., a family-owned and operated business since 1979, and owned by Michael Madison, operates throughout the five boroughs, as well as Nassau, Suffolk, Westchester and New Jersey.

“This is a very exciting event for both companies, for our employees and for our customers. Our greatest assets have always been our people, and by joining forces, we have just made a huge increase in the quality of that asset,” said Adam May, Vice President of Business Development, Hercules Corp., and grandson of founder Alfred May.

The merger will create a more comprehensive infrastructure with faster response times, which will allow Hercules, a third-generation laundry provider of end-to-end laundry room design, installation, management and service, to provide a wider array of services, enhanced technology, and deep expertise to all of their customers.

This is a merger of two highly experienced family laundry providers.  “We hold similar values and philosophies on doing business: produce an excellent job for our customers, an emphasis on trust, honesty and integrity and a commitment, shared by three generations within the May family, of superior customer service,” said Adam May.

Although the two merged companies will operate as one company, customers of Birchwood Coin-Op Laundries, Inc. will be able to depend on the same quality of work and service that they have been accustomed to for more than sixty years.  With a customer base centered within the New York metropolitan area, existing customers of Birchwood Coin-Op Laundries, Inc. will be able to take advantage of Hercules’ leading technology and innovation within the industry, combined with its extraordinary vision for the future.  “We chose Hercules based on the passion they have continually shown to their customers and employees and we feel our customers will benefit greatly from their knowledge of the multi-housing and on-premise markets throughout the northeast,” noted Michael Madison.

This merger combines two highly respected, experienced and extremely compatible family businesses and commercial laundry providers, and strengthens the long-standing reputation that Hercules commands within the industry.  The combined companies will deliver the most innovative solutions and services, and superior customer experience within the highly competitive and dynamic marketplace in which they operate.

For more information, visit or call 800-526-5760 and ask for Barry Heller.

About Hercules Corp.
Hercules is a family-operated business since 1959, with an unmatched reputation for providing customized laundry facilities in the multi-housing marketplace. Hercules has significant
experience in providing top-rated equipment from Maytag, Speed Queen, Wascomat, and American Dryer Corporation, the premier suppliers in the industry. At Hercules, we understand the challenges of managing a multi-housing laundry facility, and we have the equipment and knowledge to provide the right solutions based on your specific needs.

See what a difference Hercules can make in your laundry room