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Maytag® Commercial Laundry Awards its Most Prestigious Award to Hercules Corp.

ST. JOSEPH, Mich. (April 19, 2016)—The Fred Maytag Award—the most historic, sought-after and reputable accolade—was recently presented to Hercules Corp. at the Maytag® Commercial Laundry 57th Annual Meeting in Bonita Springs, Florida. As the longest-running award in the commercial laundry industry, this prestigious honor recognizes one deserving commercial laundry provider with the upmost regard each year.

“We’re proud to commend Hercules for this award,” said Trey Northrup, general manager of Maytag® Commercial Laundry. “A long-term commercial laundry provider, Hercules has demonstrated tremendous excellence, customer service and unwavering dedication within commercial laundry—upholding the historic tradition associated with this honor.”

Established by Fred Maytag, this esteemed accolade recognizes a Maytag® Commercial Laundry provider for outstanding achievements and remarkable performance. Recipients must emulate the philosophy of Maytag® Commercial Laundry, and also distribute its breadth of products with rectitude and integrity.

“Through nearly sixty years of service and distribution, Maytag® Commercial Laundry has been an outstanding partner—one that we can count on to help our business grow in future generations,” said Andrew May, president and CEO of Hercules. “We are truly honored to receive this renowned decoration and look forward to continuously providing the excellence our customers have grown to expect.”

Founded by Alfred May in 1959, Hercules is now the largest family-owned laundry room outsource provider in the country. With three generations of unwavering dedication, Hercules is built on a solid reputation of superior customer service. The company is a past recipient of the Maytag® Commercial Laundry Energy Advantage™ and Red Carpet Service® Awards, and is also a three-time Multi-Housing Excellence Award winner.

Andrew May, his son, Adam, and founder, Alfred, along with senior management that included Steve Beckerman, Paul Finkelstein, Barry Heller, Neal Melandovich and Andy Tegan, were present to accept the award.

For more information about Hercules, visit or call 800-526-5760.

About Maytag® Commercial Laundry
Maytag® Commercial Laundry offers a full range of commercial washers and dryers to the coin, multi-housing and on-premises markets through a global network of independent commercial laundry distributors. Maytag® Commercial Laundry is dedicated to energy-efficient solutions, with a focus on producing innovative and dependable products for the commercial laundry market.
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